Things that made my day this week…. The Joyous Music School’s string quartet have been playing together for four years, they started when the lead cellist was four years old and they are awesome Frankie Knuckles’ loss continues to be felt. Underworld and the Junior Boys Own people have put together a cover of Baby […]Read more "Five for Friday | 五日（星期五）"
Android Sales: Guess how many Android devices are available for sale | BGR – 18,000 which is an insane amount of device fragmentation Regarding Chrome’s Power Efficiency on OS X | The Verge – interesting how Google is falling into the same traps when coding across platforms that Microsoft did Why China’s economy is slowing and what […]Read more "Links of the day | 在网上找到"
The past couple of weeks around the launch of the Huawei P8 have been all-consumingRead more "I’ve been quiet because…"
Anger and Envy in the Chaebol Republic | Foreign Policy – there will come a point when it it will undermine the iron grip that chaebols have on Korean society (paywall) Tumblr is getting sucked into the Yahoo mothership | Business Insider – likely to suffer similar kinds of challenges to flickr et al VivaKi integrates anonymised […]Read more "Links of the day | 在网上找到"
Things that have made my day this week: Watching Blade Runner after it had been re-released into the cinema. I have watched the film numerous times on TV, VHS, LaserDisc and DVD but there is something magical about watching it on the big screen Hack-A-Day pointed me in the direction of this old industrial film […]Read more "Five for Friday | 五日（星期五）"
At the beginning of this month Amazon launched an addition to their Dash ordering hardware with Dash buttons. There was a lot of incredulity amongst the media heightened by the unfortunate timing which overlapped with April’s Fool Day. Why the incredulity? I would break the cynicism down into two broad buckets: Dash buttons have a […]Read more "The Amazon Dash button post"
Apple takes smartphone crown in China – CNET – over a quarter of urban smartphones sold; profit share rather than market share approach A New Wave of Chinese Smartphones Set to Emerge in 2015 – TechNode – the key thing here is likely to be relevant patents which many of these companies currently don’t have Billionaire Fridman […]Read more "Links of the day | 在网上找到"
The Bluetooth Special Interest Group put together some PR-able research on what consumers think about the smart home. Methodology First of all the methodology: online survey of over 4,000 US, UK and German consumers. The sample size is better than many, however I don’t know if the sample was self-selecting or what kind of biases might […]Read more "Smart home: is all we want is a better burglar alarm?"