EU Deepens Antitrust Investigation Into Google’s Practices | WSJ – its telling that a US commenter claims this is economic warfare and they might have a point… Phone numbers may start with ‘unlucky’ 4 and 7 as Hong Kong mobile demand outstrips supply | South China Morning Post – the phones are mounted on the dashboards of […]Read more "Links of the day | 在网上找到"
When I was in college I interviewed for a few placements, one was with Hewlett-Packard in Germany. They wanted a marketing student to look after their printing brochures on demand initiative for their UNIX product line. This was going to save them a mint in terms of marketing spend using an Indigo Digital Press rather […]Read more "The changing culture of Silicon Valley"
Should Your Logo Be a Wordmark or a Symbol? + Subtraction.com – app design space predictates going with a symbol which has its own risks 3M Builds an Impressive Branded Rube Goldberg Machine From a Variety of Its Products – absolutely nails the brand positioning of 3M Selfridges puts Apple Watch at the center in floral window […]Read more "Links of the day | 在网上找到"
Marketers have a unique knack of mangling the English language to put labels on market segments. Breakfastarian seems to be a self description rather than a market segment on this occasion. It’s people who like breakfast for dinner. Apparently, this is a segment of the population who appeals to McDonalds who is suffering from stagnating […]Read more "Jargon watch: breakfastarians"
Glove-like socks are made from material stronger than Kevlar – Swiss Barefoot Company LinkedIn Lookup app replaces company intranets – Business Insider – defensive move against Facebook for Work Smartphone-Owning Millennials Say Most of Their Retail Browsing Occurs In-Store | Marketing Charts – so retailers need to put in free wi-fi without a reg wall Gallery: A practical, low-tech […]Read more "Links of the day | 在网上找到"
Things that made my day this week: How Long to Read – find how long it will take to read any book. Japanese artist brings ukiyo-e woodblock prints to life through animated GIFs. Gallery: A practical, low-tech Japan | Ars Technica – really clever product design. Fort Tilden looks like an awesome film BrainCandy | Create a […]Read more "Five for Friday | 五日（星期五）"
Alan Kay is an iconoclast in the history of personal computing. He worked at Apple, Xerox PARC and Atari. He was part of Apple’s R&D team up until 1984. He has challenged the direction of personal computing and is the father of object orientated programming – which is the foundation of many modern programming and […]Read more "Alan Kay – Normal Considered Harmful"
China’s Ecommerce Giant JD.Com Expands to Russia | SocialBrandWatch – just because Russia is under western sanctions doesn’t mean that the Chinese won’t go there Google Hangouts breaks out on its own site | TechRadar – dismantling Google+ Smartphone giants have lost 15,000 jobs to cheap Android phones this year | Quartz – commoditisation belting the life out […]Read more "Links of the day | 在网上找到"