What Apple-FBI court fight means for mobile users

Apple-FBI court fight over a terrorist’s iPhone once again sparks the public interests over the old, long-debated dilemma of national security versus privacy. While the case is based in the United States, its implications reach far beyond the U.S. borders….

Online news: A fresh look into Cambodian audiences

News business is constantly being disrupted everywhere due to evolving media technologies. Cambodia, for the past few years, has experienced this trend, moving from a country heavily relying on traditional media such as radio and television – for scheduled, mostly…

Cambodia has come to a recognition: A new economic frontier

Cambodia has embarked on a 20-year struggle for a meaningful rebirth. This documentary produced by i-Profile indicates Cambodia’s gradual economic success, earning the World Bank’s recognition as the “Olympian of Growth.” In my opinion, manufacturing is the next step. Factories need…

What net neutrality means for educators and learners

What if students couldn’t load Wikipedia and online library websites? What if teachers couldn’t use their personal websites to share and collaborate on content with students in class? What if corporations were the ones determining what educational content is available…

The face of information infrastructure in Cambodia, as of 2015

The year 2013 marks the biggest transformation of media landscape in Cambodia. Like in most countries, digital technology – particularly mobile – and the Internet play the forefront role in this media remodeling. Today, the most influential platform for information…

Media convergence: Who made what converge

Convergence in the media landscape is an interesting phenomenon. Although the idea of convergence seems to center around how digital content are made available on all media platforms, new and old, I tend to instead think about those pioneering visionaries…

The Verge: Apple of the digital publishing industry

“The Verge is a window to how we live now and how we live next,” said an editor in a site’s promotional video. Parented by Vox Media, The Verge is a technology news website whose co-founder and former editor-in-chief Joshua…

3 major reasons why Siem Reap makes a better city than Phnom Penh

There have been times I blog about my impression on a particular place, especially when I attend international events. Last time, I talked about the beauty of a province of Republic of Korea, Daegu, during my days in ASEAN-Korea Cross-Cultural…

Major Cineplex: Demonstration of a more civilized lifestyle in Phnom Penh

It is hard to ignore Cambodia’s changing outlook in terms of how urban people live. Cambodian youth, nation’s biggest demographics, are at the forefront of this shift to modernity and are responsible for creating lifestyle-related business opportunities for both local…