Merdeka

Maxis wants you to support our endangered Malaysians this Merdeka

There are a number of “Malaysians” that are at risk. Over the years, the population of our very own orangutans, tapirs and tigers are shrinking tremendously thanks to the action of human beings.

In conjunction with this year’s Merdeka, Maxis has collaborated with the Department of Wildlife and National Parks (PERHILITAN) to launch the “Endangered Malaysians” campaign. This project aims to support the conservation of endangered animals that are at risk in Malaysia.

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Get free 61GB data with no speed caps or time restrictions from Hotlink

Hotlink is offering 61GB high-speed Internet for free, all day as part of the HotlinkMU GIGA Sale in conjunction with Malaysia’s 61st Merdeka celebration. To unlock the 61GB free data, Hotlink subscribers just need to purchase any HotlinkMU GIGA product via the Hotlink RED App. The offer is exclusive for purchases made through the app only so you won’t be able to get free data offer elsewhere.

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Will 360-degree films replace “traditional” filmmaking?

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When was the last time you went to the shops, bought a newspaper, sat down and read it from cover to cover?

I honestly can’t remember the last time I did that. It was probably for a college assignment or something. Ask someone ten or fifteen years ago and they would’ve probably thought the fact that someone like me existed was absurd. But that’s the thing about technology: It’s ruthless.

It will devour everything in its path, all in the name of moving forward and while that’s brilliant, it’s also incredibly scary. I studied Journalism and during my four years in college, my lecturers all insisted that the newspaper will always be around as a medium. Then I see stories like these, and videos like these and suddenly, I’m not so sure anymore.

The same could probably be said about film. With how accessible, portable and amazing 360-degree cameras have got over the years, is this the beginning of the end for traditional rectangular filmmaking?

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