Olivia Yang
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Olivia is an editor striving to cover arts and culture along with community engagement and animal rights.
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2017/05/26 | Olivia Yang
INTERVIEW: Simon Chang, the Only Taiwanese Photographer Documenting Refugees in Slovenia
The world is unfair, but through the lenses of Taiwanese photographer Simon Chang, we are all just human.
2017/05/23 | Olivia Yang
Q&A: Pi Square, the Taiwan Startup Rendering Animations in Real-Time
'Years ago, people didn’t understand why we wanted to do this. Now everyone wants to do it and we have it. Animators can render their images in real time and they are in high quality.'
2017/05/18 | Olivia Yang
Q&A: Pointimize, the Startup Making it Easy to Use Your Credit Card Rewards for Travel
'What we want to do is compile all the information on what hotels and flights you can redeem with your credit card reward points,' says Keith Wang, co-founder and CEO of Pointimize.
2017/05/17 | Olivia Yang
Q&A: PicSee, the Taiwan Startup Making You Click on More Links
This Taiwan startup is increasing the chances of people actually clicking on the links you share.
2017/05/15 | Olivia Yang
Q&A: SurveyCake, the Online Survey Tool for Enterprises
'We know that we can’t compete with Google in the general consumers’ market, so we are targeting and reaching out to enterprises through doing 2C,' says SurveyCake founder Alex Liu.
2017/05/14 | Olivia Yang
Q&A: Jobalaya, the Introvert-friendly Job Referral Platform
'Because of the way companies recruit people today, it’s very easy to have a skewed workforce that is mostly extroverts or promotes people who are extroverts,' says Ellie Chang, CEO and founder of Jobalaya. 'But to many people’s surprise, introverts can actually be good leaders.'
2017/05/13 | Olivia Yang
Q&A: CakeResume, Creating the Interactive Resumes of the Future
'In the internet era, you probably need more multimedia elements if you are creating an online document, which is hard to layout with Google Docs. If I can optimize CakeResume to be as stable as Google Docs, then it will be the editor of a new generation.'
2017/05/12 | Olivia Yang
Q&A: U-GYM, The Portable Deep Massager from Taiwan
Lack of restoration and maintenance after working out can lead to serious injuries, and Taiwan startup U-GYM is aiming to help in maintaining daily health care.
2017/04/20 | Olivia Yang
Q&A: The Startup that Wants to Enable ‘Superhero Citizens’ in Taipei
From finding the closest public restroom to reporting a full waste bin or typhoon damage, Mapgea does it all.
2017/04/10 | Olivia Yang
INTERVIEW: DuoSkin, Wearable Technology Hailing from Taiwan Street Fashion Culture
It was awarded the 2017 SXSW Interactive Innovation Awards in March, the same award Twitter and Airbnb have won in the past. And it was inspired by the inexpensive and highly accessible street fashion in Taiwan.
2017/03/24 | Olivia Yang
PHOTO STORY: The Neon Lights That Once Lit Up Taiwan
Walking down streets in Taiwan, LED lightboxes dominate one’s sight, especially at night. Yet this wasn’t the case until the 1980s. Before that, it was neon lights that drew in customers.
2017/03/21 | Olivia Yang
Q&A with Creator of Taipei's First Bilingual 'Design Guidebook'
'Good Eye Taipei' is a collection of 300 locations to visit in Taipei and includes features on Taiwanese society and culture.
2017/03/18 | Olivia Yang
INTERVIEW: Facing Past Pain and Empowering Others Through 'Small Talk'
The intention behind making the Teddy Award-winning documentary, 'Small Talk,' was never to enter any film festival, but rather for the director to face the pain of her past and mend her relationship with her mother.