Singapore – a small place with big online influence

Sriram Krishnan and Justin Lee

Sriram Krishnan talked about media landscapes in Singapore herunterladen. It was meant to be a joint presentation with his friend Justin Lee in Singapore, but that didn’t quite work out. Probably because the internet connetion here really sucks phone clone app.
Anyway, Singapore is interesting because of it’s small size yet prominent position online. Sriram showed that out of the top ten search terms on Technorati, two were individuals from Singapore video bei pinterest herunterladen.
The reason? Part of the explanation is that Singaporeans are early adopters, they have good infrastucture, pick up trends from Japan and Europe app for free android.
The younger generation want to express themselves more. There are more blogs than youths in Singapore, Sriram Krishnan said.
The government, “Gahmen”, is revamping schools with tablet pcs, podcasts and other high-tech stuff kmi downloaden. But they also set limits to what you can say and do both irl and online.
– The sedition act says you can’t speak your mind. If you do and it’s considered to be dissatisfactory to the governement, you’ll be put in jail herunterladen.
Krishnan showed a site called Stomp, which is the gahmen’s answer to web2.0 for young people.
– In my opinion it’s failed miserably download diktate 2.klasse for free. It’s a bad site.
There’s also content regulation online. The govenment wants to preserve traditional Asian values. Political bloggers needed to register prior to the elections in 2006, and podcasts were banned altogether download application templates.

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