Modified A* Pathfinding Algorithm for Grid

Lets say you want to travel from point A to point B and you are given 3 options. Option A is a straight path but with many obstacles, option B is longer but with fewer obstacles and Option C is the longest path but with no obstacles. How would you determine which path will get …

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Will Industrial 4.0 Destroy Our Jobs? And Should We be Concerned?

In recent years, a new phase in the industrial revolution which is commonly known as Industrial 4.0 has caused a sensation in the industrial sector and has totally transformed the face of the current market. This paradigm shift has brought a significant impact in our society, especially in the employment sector. A Paradigm Shift In …

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Mobile Number Portability (MNP) – Advantages, Disadvantages and Cost

To stay ahead in the game in the world of competition, the mobile operators or service providers always promote and offer better quality of service for their customers with the hope of attracting more customers or subscribers. What if this mobile operator is newly established and all the users have already subscribed to different operators? Here is one business …

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Hundreds Of Dollars Worth of Hollow “Scrap” Metal?

Take a close look at the picture above. How much do you think this piece of metal cost? The “thing” shown above illustrates a hollow metal piece and for the majority of people, it is considered as a mere piece of hollow “scrap” metal. However, as the saying goes, one man’s trash is another man’s …

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5G LEGO, The Advantages and Challenges

Many of us probably have heard news of the 5G competition between vendors such as Huawei, Ericson, Nokia and etc. Often than not, the topic shift into becoming a political issue between countries, since whoever wins determining the dominant status. Examples can be seen by the many sanctions, termination of services and supply chain against …

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Will 5G be Available to Us in 2020 and should We Care?

In the past, being able to communicate in far distance seems to be magic. Now this “magic” is actualized in the form of wireless communication. The development of the first analogue communication, which is called the first generation (1G) is considered a quantum leap in the progress of wireless technology. As the years progress, researchers …

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What do We Expect for Future Education?

Teachers have always been an integral part in society in training up generations to be functional citizens in the society. Often times, industry and academia are closely related. Both are mutually supportive with the industry pointing academia to the right direction in syllabus, keeping them updated with the latest technology, and academia providing the human …

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