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Aug
26

The introduction of the complexity behind 3D modelling & Design

In the field of computer aided design and computer graphics, it is often required to describe the surface information of a complex 3D shape. The surface of such an object could have an arbitrary shape (other than planes or quadrics) and is thus called a freeform surface. Freeform surfaces are used to describe car bodies, […]

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Aug
26

Hospitality management education: Perception towards hospitality management courses in Asia

Hospitality / tourism management is one of the fastest growing industries. One among 8 workers are employed in this industry worldwide (UNWTO). Many nations are considering this industry as the primary industry in terms of economic benefits as well as overall development as of the country. Asia has considerable amount of examples like Thailand, a […]

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Aug
26

User Interfaces of Information Systems

In any system that is developed there exist three tiers or layers that have to be completed. These are the presentation layer (which houses the system’s interfaces), the application layer (which houses the business logic) and the persistence layer (which houses the data services or data repositories). This is depicted in a visual manner in […]

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Aug
26

Organizations advocating Mark Orientation

At marketplace, there are several orientations which organizations could adopt ranging from Production orientation, sales orientation to marketing orientation (Kotler, Burton, Dean, Brown and Armstrong, 2013). Marketing Orientation is widely advocated by organizations as the starting point is seeking to understand customers’ needs and wants, an “outside-in” perspective in contrast to the “inside-in” perspective for […]

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Aug
25

Information Technology (IT) courses in Singapore

When one gets down to choosing an IT course here in Singapore one is faced with numerous choices that befits an all-you-can-eat-buffet! There are many to choose from. One would notice from the information gathered that one’s final choice very much depends on one’s interest and its marketability in today’s employment market. Topics like object-oriented […]

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Aug
25

Learning Perspective

There are varieties of learning approaches students could adopt in their learning progress. According to Trigwell, Prosser & Waterhouse (1999), there are two main approaches learners usually adopt. One such learning approach is that of surface approach in which learners relies very much on memorising and reproducing of knowledge. Another is that of deep learning […]

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Aug
25

Psychology, maps and sleep – Part 3

We have seen that humans have a built-in compass and an ‘inner’ map that is orientated North/South.  Did you know that you can improve your compass and map ?  When I was younger I did a lot of orienteering (walking in the countryside) using a map and compass.  I had read a book about Psychology […]

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Aug
25

Psychology of Sleep (Part 2) – How mental maps affect sleeping in Singapore

So, we know that we each have a map in our heads and that it’s set North/South, but throughout history maps were generally orientated East/West: the Chinese put the Middle Kingdom in the middle, Europeans put Jerusalem at the centre. The orientation was based on the circuit of the Sun, the most obvious and fixed […]

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