Great video on the power of prototyping by Stanford professor Tina Seelig.Read more "Tina Seelig: “Insight Out: Get Ideas Out of Your Head and Into the World”"
China considers limiting third-party online payments-Shanghai Daily – presumably has anti corruption and tax dodging benefits Daring Fireball: Safari vs. Chrome: Power Consumption – interesting article Samsung confirms its next Gear smartwatch will feature a rotating bezel for zooming, controlling apps | VentureBeat – interesting interface change Samsung plans to ‘adjust’ Galaxy S6 and S6 edge pricing in […]Read more "Links of the day | 在网上找到"
Things that made my day this week: The office lighting we have uses infra red motion sensors to work out when you are there, Snow Peak Hozuki Lantern 2.0 “Listens” to Conserve Power. This is a camping lamp, thankfully it isn’t connected to the web a la your Google Android handset or the iPhone’s Siri. adidas […]Read more "Five for Friday | 五日（星期五）"
In a tale of fact imitating fiction the US Navy is looking at ways to support the military in future conflicts by creating bases which allow ships to act as a combined space, which they call sea basing (or sea basing). The reason for this is in battles with the likes of China they may […]Read more "Jargon watch: seabasing"
Index funds may be conspiring against the very same investors who fund them | Quartz – interesting analysis, surely this would also be the issue with ‘shareholder value’ in general? Oracle’s cloud sales – Business Insider – short term numbers for long term losses Shanghai Street View: Wealth Explosion – high street wealth management products, explains a lot […]Read more "Links of the day | 在网上找到"
Really interesting talk on physics and mathematics as it relates to aesthetics.Read more "Frank Wilczek: “A Beautiful Question”"
Here’s What’s Next for the Future of Amphibious Warfare | VICE News – reminds me of the aircraft carrier sprawl in Neal Stephenson’s Snow Crash Flickr Bringing Back Pro: Pay to Get Badge, Analytics, and No Ads – interesting moves and some UI tweaks Q. and A.: Ma Xue on Why China Has Embraced Korean TV – […]Read more "Links of the day | 在网上找到"
Things that made my day this week: Some Australian developers have made an immersive game around hacking that will be distributed on Steam when released. Hacknet tells the tale of Bit, a hacker responsible for creating the most invasive security system on the planet. When he is murdered, his failsafe kicks in, sending instructions to […]Read more "Five for Friday | 五日（星期五）"