News Pic

Society 5.0: Implementation and Loopholes

Wed, 27 Feb 2019

Society 5.0 is an ambitious economic plan of Japan that aims to integrate all aspects of society with the existing fourth industrial revolution technologies by 2050.[1] It is claimed that this policy would be a more human-centred initiative as the Japanese are approaching a more complex issue with a... Read More

News Pic

US Supercomputer and US Cybersecurity Perspective

Wed, 27 Feb 2019

A supercomputer is a computer that has more sophisticated capabilities than general computers. They are usually built for specific purposes that are difficult to do by computers in general, such as conducting quantum mechanical research, examining climate change, estimating weather, conducting crypt... Read More

News Pic

e-KTP and Personal Data Protection: Are We Ready?

Thu, 03 Jan 2019

During the presidency of President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono, Indonesia initiated the electronic ID card/e-KTP megaproject. E-KTP can be simply defined as conventional Indonesian ID card with the ability to save data, provide readable and writeable data by card reader, carrying microchip as data stor... Read More

News Pic

Higher Education in the Ascendancy of Industrial Revolution 4.0

Mon, 31 Dec 2018

Industrial Revolution 4.0 emerges as a new and significant force that shape many aspects in human life. Education is one aspect that cannot be exempted from it. The very existence of physical space and interactions between students and teacher are the essential characteristics that persist in how ed... Read More

News Pic

Human-Robot "Marriage"? The Possibility of the Impossible Union

Mon, 31 Dec 2018

Stating that humans have experienced a rapid technological advancement in this digital era would be an understatement.  In the last two decades, human has succeeded in developing technologies that would allow computers to simulate human thinking process, such as Artificial Intelligence (AI). Fu... Read More

News Pic

The Role of Open Data in Application of Participatory-Based Approach for Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR)

Sat, 24 Nov 2018

Introduction             The contribution of the local community is increasingly acknowledged in the trajectory of disaster risk reduction (DRR). Many argue that in formulating DRR grand strategy, it is indispensable to incorporate local peop... Read More