BANGKOK — As the immigration officer of an authoritarian country, smash the “visa denied” stamp onto passports of huddled masses waiting in line. As an agent for Big Brother, tap into phones and stalk social media accounts. As the pet cat of Iran’s first democratically elected prime minister, meow along as the CIA ignites a coup to end his reign.
BANGKOK — “Let your bestial instinct run wild within our mystical tribal gathering,” bids the invitation to a furry convention coming to town.
Designer toys and street art have come a long way since the noughties when artists such as KAWS and Futura were cashing in on the scene by making limited edition vinyl figurines.
BANGKOK — Every geek knows: There can be only one.
NEW YORK — Samsung says its new Galaxy S9 phone features a "reimagined" camera, and it is indeed pretty darned good. But you might not want to shell out USD$720 (22,500 baht) or more for one just yet unless your current phone is already close to death.
BANGKOK — The rousing chorus as sith apprentice Darth Maul and jedis Qui-Gon Jinn and Obi-Wan Kenobi duel. The powerful dirge that welcomes Emperor Palpatine to the second Death Star. Those poignant notes that accompany Han Solo leaving Leia’s side to pay his debt to Jabba the Hutt.
BANGKOK — Concert halls aren’t the only setting for an orchestra performance. A park will do too.
With a user base that includes the likes of Skrillex, Diplo, Daft Punk – and even your humble scribe – Ableton Live has become a revolutionary tool for both making and performing music.
BANGKOK — Geeks who love reading comics all day now have their own “third place” for doing so at the capital’s first manga cafe.
BANGKOK — “Lumos!” Akira Akkarakhitapisuit uttered in full Harry Potter garb as he waved his franchise-licensed wand.