eli james

Hi, I'm Cedric (or Eli).

I'm currently a Product Manager for Floating Cube Studios. Previously I did Novelr, Pandamian and the NUS Hackers. I'm based out of Singapore and Saigon.

I write an essay a week loosely centered around building a technology company in Asia.



Malaysia: The Inside View and the Outside View

Applying Behavioural Psychology's 'Inside View' vs 'Outside View' to Malaysia's 14th General Election.

The Two Tiers of Singapore's Tech Companies

There are two tiers of tech companies in Singapore: a good tier and a bad tier.

Generality and Power

How can you learn to learn better?


People buy vinyl for the same reasons they travel to exotic new countries: to find atoms or time in a bit-rich world.

Phnom Penh for Two Days

Impressions from a cowboy town.

This Strange Thing Called Patriotism

How Malaysian must you be, before you consider leaving the country?


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