News 2019

South China Morning Post - 24 June 2019

How the Greater Bay Area can be Silicon Valley, Wall Street and - with Hong Kong's help - a global AI centre all at once

Prof. Andy Chun's article in SCMP outlining how Hong Kong together with the Greater Bay Area, can be a global force in Artificial Intelligence, leveraging HK's advantage in research universities and financial hub status. [read] 

Prof. Andy Chun's article on AI developments in Hong Kong; a SCMP Opinion article

東方日報 - 12 June 2019

四專家教路 美科技ETF吸金

Article analyzing the potentials of various US-listed technology ETFs. Prof. Chun provided his opinion on the importance of AI-related and fintech ETFs, pointing out that AI is the secret sauce behind digital transformation, while fintech companies are creating new models and new opportunities in financial transactions. [read] 

Oriental Press article analyzing potentials of ETF

Agence France-Presse - 12 April 2019

Microsoft's AI research with Chinese military university fuels concerns

AFP reported on Microsoft's research work with the National University of Defence Technology in China. Research work covers AI face recognition and NLP, triggering worries over China-US academic partnerships and Beijing's hi-tech surveillance drive. Prof. Andy Chun was interviewed on his opinion of the potential impact of this research work. [read] 

SCMP article on Microsoft Research with China

Computerworld HK - 27 March 2019

Open data and AI - A powerful combination

Article by Prof. Andy Chun on how big data/open data and AI forms a powerful combination. He also shared his views on current AI development in Hong Kong. [read] 

Computerworld article by Prof. Chun on big data/open data and AI

RTHK - 3 March 2019

飛越大中華 - 大灣區的人工智能發展

RTHK interviewed Prof. Chun on AI development in the Greater Bay Area. Prof. Chun shared his view on Hong Kong's unique positioning and advantage, as well as advice on how to leverage this precious opportunity. (audio is in Putonghua/Cantonese - starts at 25 minutes) [audio] 

RTHK interview audio (starts at 25 minutes)

Arirang TV - 3 February 2019

The Global State of the 4th Industrial Revolution

Arirang TV is a global English-language television network based in Seoul, South Korea. In a recent episode on the global state of the 4th industrial revolution, Prof. Andy Chun was interviewed on the current state of AI development in China and its potential global impact. [video] 

Arirang TV episode on global state of 4th industrial revolution

Recruit - 2 February 2019


Prof. Andy Chun's article on current AI talent development in Hong Kong. The article mentions Hong Kong Government's $50 billion investment in high-tech areas such as biotechnology, ICT, AI, big data, and fintech. Prof. Chun also highlighted Hong Kong's AI successes. [read] 

Prof. Chun's article on HK AI talent development

東方日報 - 22 January 2019


Article on the explosion of co-working spaces in Hong Kong. Prof. Andy Chun was interviewed on the value of co-working spaces to support Hong Kong innovation and startup development, as well as winning strategies for companies offering co-working spaces. [pdf] 

Article on HK co-working space

東方日報 - 22 January 2019


Article on how Hong Kong is nurturing AI talent as well as the local AI job market. Prof. Andy Chun was interviewed on how universities in Hong Kong are creating new courses and curricula to satisfy the demand for AI talents. [read]  [pdf]  [東方日報] 

Article on HK AI market and talent development