Author Nicole Tay

A student who is pursuing her studies in Online Business and Marketing at HSLU, Nicole developed an interest in technology while working in innovation companies. She writes about disruptive trends and she has a professional background in communications. Her passion for gaming and reading trending news articles often exceeds her need for sleep. Drop her a text in the middle of the night and you would be surprised to find out that she is probably still awake!

15 How To Create A Deepfake Video In 3 Minutes

In my first post, I spoke about 5 ways deepfakes can impact our lives. I included a deepfake of Obama at the end of the video. The deepfake animation took me quite a while to create as there was a lot of coding in the file I was working on, and I was bewildered. The

10 Gamers Vs Crypto Miners

The tug-of-war between crypto miners and gamers stems from a particular computer component – the graphics processing unit (GPU). What’s the story? Over the years, cryptocurrency has taken the world by storm. Take for example Bitcoin, which started off trading at US$0.0008, is now worth US$40,158.30 today. No doubt, more investors turn to cryptocurrency with

8 4 Examples of Singapore’s Smart Sustainability Efforts

According to IMD 2021, Singapore ranked first globally on the Smart City Index for the second consecutive year based on economic and technological data, and citizens’ perceptions of how “smart” their cities are. Faced with the challenges of land scarcity, no natural resources, and a rising carbon footprint, Singapore continues innovating and employs technology extensively.

11 Google Stadia in 3 Mins

Do you also find yourself spending more time on video games while staying indoors during the pandemic? I remembered spending more time online as I had to serve quarantine last December. You can guess what I was doing most of the time. With Google Stadia, you can play high-quality games even if you have no

14 Web 3.0

Did you know that 4.66billion of the worldwide population are active internet users? And they are using Web 2.0? Welcome to my 2nd video blog. This video will discuss web 1.0, 2.0 and 3.0. We will also take a look at 5 of the elements that play the biggest roles in web 3.0 and the

18 3 Types of Usability Testing

Today’s introduction is slightly different from the other 2 blog posts I had written previously. If you haven’t seen it, check it out from my bio page! Out of the blue, I created this riddle. Can you make a guess? Have you guessed it correctly? Thousands of research studies have been performed on this topic

16 7 Pros and Cons of Low-Code/No-Code

In the US, the Bureau of Labour Statistics estimated the shortage of software engineers to exceed 1.2 million by 2026. The projected growth for software development employment is at 22%, higher than the average for all occupations i.e. 4%, from 2019 to 2029. With the growing demand, the crisis of skill-set challenges and shortage of

48 5 Ways Deepfakes Can Impact Your Life

From Tom Cruise’s viral Tik Tok videos to Queen Elizabeth’s Christmas message, deepfakes have been trending again. As it appears, deepfakes do have a footing in politics and they can potentially impact the economy and elections. Such examples include President Ali Bongo’s controversial video which triggered suspicions on whether it is Artificial Intelligence (AI) or