My wife’s new flowering orchids Our moringa tree growing nicely. And finally, our rabbit, Hokstern, enjoying his daily diet of young grasses. About the Blog The blog is managed by Dato’ Dr Anuar Md Nor, President, Bison Consulting, a leading management and technology consultancy practice based in Malaysia. Our expertise is in the area: Intellectual […]
Patania II, owned by Dede of Belgium Introduction Today we noted two contrasting developments, 1) the price of Brent crude oil had fallen below US$60 per barrel, and 2) a company will start deep sea mining of precious metals. In the 1980’s I worked as a refining planning engineer in ESSO’s refining unit in […]
In 2010, we published a book, Securing Private Equity in Malaysia, as a guide for entrepreneurs on how to raise money from investors. We believe the book is still relevant today as it was in 2010. In line with the forthcoming giving season, we want to make the ebook of the publication free to visitors […]
Background We noted an interesting article by Roger Boyes in the London Times on November 14th, 2018. He predicted that the push to produce electric cars worldwide would alter the dynamic of the existing energy-producing countries. The International Energy Agency has forecast that oil use by cars will peak in seven years because of the […]
Factory Runs By Robots to Make Robots Swiss robotics company ABB has revealed that it’s spending US$150 million to build an advanced robotics factory in Shanghai — one that will use robots to build robots. The company will rely on its YuMi single-arm robots, which it once used to conduct an orchestra, for small parts […]
Enjoy my wife’s new orchid collection. Our soursop tree is flowering after 3 years. New pet resident in our house, a male rabbit, Hokstern. Hopefully, we do not need to hire a grass-cutter, who costs us RM50 per visit.