Citizens worldwide are experiencing a biological event like no other. Termed Covid-19, this coronavirus claimed over ten million lives worldwide. Well before the World Health Organisation classed Covid-19 as a pandemic, scientists were already racing to triangulate its symptoms and determine its transmissibility (World Health Organization, 2020). Today, science and technology equip biologists and virologists… Continue reading Understanding The Covid-19 Pandemic Through Sociological Lenses
Amirah is my colleague at The Singapore Association for the Deaf. I’ve known her since March 2015. This video from OGS briefly showcases the work that she does.
After writing a piece, I often eliminate words and restructure passages. I believe everyone should cultivate a habit of relentlessly removing redundant words. If you think that you write too much, you just might. This is regardless of how skilled of a wordsmith you are. Over time, I compiled a list of common phrases that… Continue reading Eliminate Verbal Haze
Today is Cooling Off Day. Singaporeans will go to vote tomorrow, on 10 July 2020. I believe that the Singapore National Pledge functions as an unsinkable ballast to steer the nation. It’s been nearly two decades since I last recited the Pledge in school. I still remember it by heart. We, the citizens of Singapore,pledge… Continue reading Pledging For A Democratic Singapore
Automation and its effects have fascinated me ever since I came across the concept years ago. I saw gradual implementation of technology across the various sectors over the years. In the early 2010s, I worked at Somerset and 313@Somerset was a usual lunchtime haunt for workers around the area. One day, I spotted several touchscreen… Continue reading A Future Of Automation
Over the years, people have told me to get a degree. I resisted because I did not have the money yet to pay for my own part-time studies. Shortly after finishing my two years of national service, my Dad wanted to pay for my studies but I declined. I knew then that I would have… Continue reading Why Study Sociology With Communication At SUSS?