Martin Pasquier

Social media exploration

Tech and cultural trends from Vietnam, Thailand and Indonesia

Startup Asia is one of South-East Asia main tech conferences, with two days of speeches, demo, contests and networking. The opening pre-event talk this week in Singapore was an opportunity … Continue reading

05/04/2013 · 2 Comments

Google tools for journalists: search, gather, and tell the story!

Going to NTU (Nanyang Technological University) in Singapore is quite an adventure, but reaching it after an hour and a half of transportation was worth it. Google showcased a few … Continue reading

18/01/2013 · Leave a comment

Is Japan compatible with social media ?

The forthcoming community-based world Coming back from a two-weeks trip in Japan, I want to share a few thoughts about the state of the digital & social media over there, … Continue reading

19/12/2012 · 1 Comment

Competitiveness, technology and immigration in Singapore

A few thoughts about the way Singapore, and conversation by tech, digital and social players, are turning bitter these last months. Disclosure first if needed : I’m now living and … Continue reading

12/12/2012 · Leave a comment

When San Francisco meets Singapore : a day at Failcon

 If Singapore is not (yet ?) famous for its tech scene, it’s gradually growing as such with a cosmopolite bunch of people, events and media outlets building the beginning of … Continue reading

16/10/2012 · 2 Comments

Going social in Asia #3 : a critical review of Innovation & Creativity in Singapore

Third week of discovery of the tech, digital and social scene of Singapore, with, again, more insights gained as interviews piled in my schedule. After having talked – a bit … Continue reading

04/10/2012 · 3 Comments

The future can’t be designed in Excel

Last week’s Ideas Inc conference about startups (see the best projects here) was also an opportunity to make our brain discover new ideas. When I hear “design”, I think either … Continue reading

26/09/2012 · 1 Comment

A day with the Singapore startup scene at

“Normally you don’t wake up early on a Saturday morning. But you’re not normal, you’re entrepreneurs !“, and that’s a great kick-off and summary of the Ideas.Inc StartingUp 2012 Grand … Continue reading

24/09/2012 · 10 Comments

Going social in Asia #2 : two frontiers, one network

A few weeks ago, I offered you to share ideas about some of the agencies and the products of the digital industry in South-East Asia, namely Singapore and Malaysia. As … Continue reading

19/09/2012 · 2 Comments

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