21 years ago, 21 visions
Lin Hsin Hsin has visualized the current technological craze & race
Listed here is the spectrum of facts & figures that chronicle her IT visions then & the world now.

  

          IT VISION: LIN HSIN HSIN                    
REALIZATION: WORLD STAGE   
  • 1987 Design Thinking
       1st lecture delivered in Singapore

  • 1988 Artificial Intelligence
       organized the 1st AI Conference in Singapore

  • 1991 Feb 1 Cellular Phone Galore
        predicted mobilephones, & mobilephone networks
       BEFORE 2G GSM launch, March 27, 1991

  • 1992 May @ Symbol
       proposal received an outright rejection
       from Library of Congress, USA during CIP

  •    proposal received an instant rejection
       from senior IP SG lawyers for a TM application

  • 1992 May Built a Multimedia Museum         
       proposal received an instant rejection
       rom Infocomm Authority of Singapore

  • 1993 Feb Y2K
       discovered Y2K bug while creating
       a financial forecasting model on a 486 PC.
       After some iterations, she asserted PC
       hardware & software were only be valid up to
       year ending 1999
    . Her letter to Business Times,
       Singapore, received several insults. Suffered
       enormous lost opportunities costs for bug fix!

  • 1993 Aug 21 Online Intimacy
      predicted life on the net
     

  • 1993 Aug 23 eCommerce
        e-commerce was forbidden on web site when
        Lin Hsin Hsin Art Museum was established

  • 1994 Apr 19 Virtual Museum
         The 1st virtual museum in the world
         -- Lin Hsin Hsin Art Museum was established

  • 1994 May Mobility
        desired, visualized & painted the mobile lifestyle
     

  • 1995 Sep 9 Messaging
        predicted human-to-human communications
         will be dominated by text messaging

  • 1995 Sep 9 Virtual Offices
        predicted telecommutung, hence virtual offices

  • 1995 Sep 9 Take A Walk Thru' the Mall Cyber
        predicted shopping online will become lifestyle
     

  • 1996 Oct 3 eMoney
        predicted money will turn itself into bits & bytes
        travels around via satellites, fibre optics & the like

  • 1996 Oct Twitter
       being inhibited in positive expressions, diptypch
       metaphors bird-in-cage needs to be heard
     

  • 1996 HTML Art
        paper submitted to ACM (Association of
        Computing Machinery) was rejected  
     

  • 1997 In Bytes We Travel
       100 poems about the Internet

  • 1999 Feb 1 Mobility
       visualized the smartphone way of mobile lifestyle

  • 1999 Feb 16 eCommerce
        the 3rd appearance of e-commerce
        -- depicting the importance  

  • 1999 Feb 16 entrepreneur
        life as an entrepreneur began in early 90s
        dignity was heavily critized & depised  

  • 1999 Oct 8 3D Printing
       digital sculptures was regarded as a "space issue"
       & 3D printing not understood by the journalist
     

  • 2006 Dec 1st IoT built in Singapore
        nobody understood the phenomena
        exhibit was vandalized in Singapore Science Ctr
        damage not compensated
        

  • 2013 Design Thinking
       design thinking became a fad in the world

  • 2015 Artificial Intelligence
       artificial intelligence became talk of the world

  • Mar 27, 1991, July 1, 1998 2G GSM
      Radiolinja 1st 2G GSM network launched Mar 27, 1991
       commercial 2G GSM available July 1, 1998

  • 2006 Mar 21 @ Symbol
       adopted by Twitter Inc
       1842 registered TM filed in EU

  • 2010 Mar 22 acquired @ as a design
       Acquisition by MoMA(Museum of Modern Art),New York

  • 2006 May Built a Multimedia Museum
       proposal received an outright rejection
       from Infocomm Authority of Singapore

  • 2000 Apr 22 APEC hosted by Singapore
       Hsin Hsin was requested to digitally inaugurate the
       opening ceremony & present a digital painting
     
     
     
     
     

  • 2008 sprouting of online dating sites
        on average, 957 million usd in revenue
        in recent times, Ashley Madison & Lovoo as the biggest

  • 1995 Sep 4 eBay was incorporated
        1995 Amazon was incorporated 
     

  • 2004 Art on the Web
        The rise of art galleries & museums on the Web
     

  • 2014 Smartphone
        sales of smartphones worldwide topped 1.2 billion usd
        up 28% from 2013

  • 2007 Text Messaging
        estimated 1 billion text messages worldwide
     

  • 2011 Virtual Offices
        became a way of life for entrepreneurs

  • 2009 - 2015 Take A Walk Thru' the Mall Cyber
        online retail to account for 11% of all U.S. retail.
        Online retail in Sweden generated 3.7 billion €

  • 2009 Jan 3 Bitcoin was launched
       so far, Bitcoin blockchain is still in tact.
     

  • 2006 Mar 21 Twitter was incorporated
       on average, 6,000 tweets per second
       some 600,000,000 tweets per day
       200 billion tweets per year

  • 2006 Jul HTML Art
       paper published in IEEE CS conference proceeding

       2014 Oct 28 HTML5 established

  • 2013 Jan 23 1.2 million terabytes
       held by online giants (e.g. Google, FaceBook, Amazon)

  • 2014 Dec 3.6 billion unique subscribers
       another 1 billion by 2020

  • 2014 Jun 18
        Estimated 180K live e-commerce web sites
     

  • 2008 entrepreneurship
        opens the floodgate of start-ups
     

  • 2010 3D Printing
        from consumer goods to decorative arts,
        from automobile parts to bio parts & pills
        

  • 2015 IoT
         OECD: IoT devices online per 100 inhabitants
         from 37 countries: largest, South Korea 37.9
         & the smallest, India 0.6
         ~26 billion devices will be connected by 2020