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Green Hybrid Chinese New Year Card Idea

In last year’s blog titled ‘Three Electronic Scrapbook Ideas for Chinese New Year’ I mentioned that one can create a personalised new year card and convert it digitally, augment with handwritten message to make it more personalised. Now let me elaborate on the possibilities of this approach. For example, let’s start with the good old…

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Parent-Child Bonding over Electronic Collage Class

I conducted one course in end-Nov in one of the People’s Association Community Clubs. It was a crash course, within 1.5 hours I introduced cyber wellness, mobile photography 101, electronic collage-making and gave a glimpse of how to make a video slideshow. Luckily the learners were very opened, enthusiastic and receptive. In this class I…

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Journey of Learn, Live and Share

  To many baby boomers in Singapore, we have the experience of growing up in a third-world country and retiring in a first-world country. This means we had few photos as we grew up, and we could have over-compensated by having loads of photos of our children and particularly those who enjoy photography and travel…

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Three Electronic Scrapbook Ideas for Chinese New Year

Let us stop and think a minute, what has been the subtle impact of technology on our practice of new year traditional custom? Be it Chinese New Year, Hari Raya Pursa or other festive celebration for other races? Has technology disrupted the tradition custom of new year?  Whether it is online purchase of new year…

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Reflection, Reframe and Reorganisation

Many working professionals, full-time housewives, young mothers of school-going children, we just do not have the time for ourselves. We make attempt to be more efficient, better organized and super time management, only to find that more are piling up on our in-trays. The challenge is not so much about how we become better in…

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Electronic Scrapbook – Why and Why Now?

The digital revolution is creeping into our lives in many ways. The Singapore island is well connected with high-speed broadband and well covered with data wireless network with one of the highest internet and mobile phone penetration in the region. The school education system reinforces elearning, IT enrichment workshops to enhance the skills of the…

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