Artificial Intelligence 101 – Part 2

  Image Source: http://artint.info/html/ArtInt_51.html   In artificial intelligence, an agent is an entity which perceiving its environment through sensors and acting upon environment through actuators. You can consider agent as independent unit who serve as thinking mind. Thus, the cycle consist of perceive, think and act.   So, what is agent? The agent is a combination…

TEXCYCL (0089) Company Analysis (Bursa Malaysia) Summary

Business Description Tex Cycle Technology (M) Berhad is primarily engaged in an environmentally friendly Waste Management Business which provides professional services preferred by companies from the various industries, mainly of the Electronics, Engineering, Automobile, Oil & Gas and Printing industries in accordance with Environmental Quality Act.  Their systems and procedures are technologically advanced and upgraded…

One-off Gain/Loss in Financial Analysis

One-off gain/loss is non-recurring profit or loss made by a company, through various channels such as selling/writing-off Property , Plant and Equipment (PPE), sales of investment properties, inventories writing-off, sales of financial instruments, etc. Identifying one-off gain/loss would need one to understand the business model, so as to separate the core earnings and non-core earnings.…

Return On Equity – Mother of Ratio

Return On Equity (ROE) examines how the capital fund for the business’s asset and how the asset generates return based on your capital. If each $ of asset only generate each $ of earnings, it means the company is just merely cover its cost of capital. This indicate that the company at competitive disadvantages or…

How to build a business that lasts 100 years.

I recently chanced upon this interesting speaker talking about how companies can last for 100 years. In fact, the statistics ring from the video ring so true. Companies are “dying” younger over time (disruption, internal chaos, over-leveraging, and many other reasons). In fact, the speaker referenced to nature as the perfect way to find a…

Artificial Intelligence 101 – Part 1

AI is an interdisciplinary field and each field being contributed to its progress which including philosophy, mathematics, economics, neuroscience, psychology, computer engineering, control theory, linguistics, and etc. Philosophy: The first AI contributer formulated AI with consider mind as a machine Mathematics: Provided tools to formalize and manipulate logic, algorithm, theory of probability Economic: Formal theory…