I don’t know if this is a ‘thing’, generation n used to be shorthand for digital natives. However that concept lost currency as it become apparent that having technology all around you doesn’t necessarily make you digitally literate. Peter Hinssen postulates that the ‘n’ actually means network native, it is as much about Dale Carnegie […]Read more "Jargon watch: generation n"
HSBC will no longer provide one of the best gauges of China’s economy – Quartz – but someone else will step up to do the sponsorship instead Born Red – The New Yorker – interesting profile of Xi Jinping I, Cringely The U.S. computer industry is dying and I’ll tell you exactly who is killing it and […]Read more "Links of the day | 在网上找到"
Things that made my day over the last week Space Dogyssey – beautiful college student animated film Great panel discussion with three great designers of electronic music instruments: Roger Linn (LinnDrum, Linn 9000, Akai MPC originator), Dave Smith (Prophet 5, MIDI inventor) and Tom Oberheim (Oberheim Voice synthesisers) Great early mix from The Latin Rascals […]Read more "Five for Friday | 五日（星期五）"
Daihatsu Releases 3rd Model of Copen Sporty Minicar – Nikkei Technology Online – customisable car, with manufacturer kits to change the vehicle appearance Why We Encrypt | Schneier on Security – another good read by Bruce Schneier WPP, Daily Mail and SnapChat launch content agency Truffle Pig | Campaign – its like war, pestilence and famine coming together […]Read more "Links of the day | 在网上找到"
This year I will have been connected to the internet for 20 years. I actually had email even longer. Back in 1994, I was working on a temporary contact at a company called Optical Fibres – a collaboration between Corning and UK cable maker BICC. Even back then there was price pressure on optical fibre […]Read more "An odyssey to get online"
Why aren’t App Constellations working? Quibb members share some diverse opinions | Quibb – interesting that there are only US examples used here. There are wider issues with some of the companies mentioned especially Foursquare Beware the Listening Machines – The Atlantic – Orwell was only a few decades out? Royal Mail to deliver junk mail to […]Read more "Links of the day | 在网上找到"
The silent majority as a concept was introduced to the world by Richard Nixon in a speech about America’s position in Vietnam on November 3, 1969. The portion of the speech that featured it is below: Let historians not record that when America was the most powerful nation in the world we passed on the […]Read more "The silent majority of social"
Here’s Prada’s New ‘It’ Bag, the Inside – Racked – interesting that Prada is trying to design itself out of its current financial slump due to low demand in Asian markets Google Trends Now Shows the Web’s Obsessions in Real Time | WIRED – absolutely huge for marketers and PRs Why Facebook’s New Photo App Isn’t Coming […]Read more "Links of the day | 在网上找到"