The Martial Arts of Singularity Sunrise

How do you fight a full-body cyborg with unbreakable bones, Olympian muscles, superhuman reflexes, and the stamina of an Energizer battery? Pop culture grappled with this question in games, movies, books, manga and more, with varying degrees of realism. At one end of the scale, we have the patently ridiculous, with superpowered cybernetic demi-gods using […]

The New Dystopia

The government is always watching you. And the people too. Today, mass surveillance is a way of life. CCTVs, government censors, smartphones, smart home appliances, everything with an Internet connection and data collection capability is silently watching and recording you. China is rolling out a social credit system; if it succeeds, other countries will follow […]

SINGULARITY SUNRISE is FUNDED!

Seven (and a half) days after the campaign went live, SINGULARITY SUNRISE is funded! I’m astonished and grateful by the support I’ve received. This campaign is easily the best-performing crowdfunding campaign I’ve carried out. SINGULARITY SUNRISE is heading into full pre-production mode. Going forward, let’s talk stretch goals. SINGULARITY SUNRISE is complete. Most crowdfunding campaigns […]

Where Politics and Business Collide

In cyberpunk fiction, megacorps rule the world. But in our world, why would they? Old-school cyberpunk fiction was framed as a critique of hypercapitalism. Megacorporations have the same political clout as governments, if not more so. They are the true rulers of the world. Their word is law, and their agents are above the law. […]

The Story of SINGULARITY SUNRISE

The Singularity is coming. A future of unfathomable technological change awaits. But will it be a future of liberty and abundance? Or a future ruled by tyrants and cold machines? This is the question at the heart of my latest series SINGULARITY SUNRISE. A five-book cyberpunk espionage saga, it is a globe-trotting adventure packed with […]

The Singularity is Coming!

The Singularity is coming. A future of unfathomable technological progress awaits. But will it be a future of freedom and abundance? Or a future ruled by tyrants and cold machines? SINGULARITY SUNRISE is a post-cyberpunk espionage thriller series, coming soon on IndieGoGo. Psychic spies, elite mercenaries, killer robots, megacorps, and an AI in search of […]

Coronavirus Lockdown Book Sale!

Singapore has gone into lockdown. The government calls it a ‘circuit breaker’. With private and public gatherings banned, nonessential services shut down, eateries restricted to takeaways, it might as well be a lockdown. My whole family has been affected by these shutdowns. Myself included. To keep the lights on, I’m pivoting towards my books and […]

Singapore’s Pandemic Election

As Singapore enters a lockdown that the authorities won’t call a lockdown, one burning question remains: when will the government call for an election? Next week, the government will table a bill to enable elections during the Covid-19 outbreak. With Parliament dominated by the People’s Action Party, the Bill is practically guaranteed to pass. The […]

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