Pencil Bench, furniture design – sweet design thanks to Becky for flagging this up to me
LV Gives Users Insider Access – Luxury Insider – interesting move to replicate boutique exclusivity online
Videoconferences Are Awkward and Not Super Useful, Right? MIT’s Kinect Hack Can Help | Fast Company – really nice way of changing the context for video conferences and pretty cool as well
HP Loses VP of Product Management for webOS to Numenta | AllThingsD – Numenta is an interesting set of ideas, is it coming to fruition soon?
Managing in Asia: Agence France-Presse News Chief Emmanuel Hoog Pushes Multimedia – WSJ.com – embracing social media blah, blah, blah. The real interesting bit about this story is that the WSJ is interviewing AFP
Android is a mess, say developers – Apple 2.0 – Fortune Tech – fragmentation: no real surprise
Long-Term Consumer Outlook For China Luxury – Forbes – the one that scares me is the lower middle classes who would look to buy luxury goods on credit. That’s a dangerous precedent. Forbes distilled down findings from Tapping China’s luxury-goods market – McKinsey Quarterly
Important Notice | Mister Wong – charging to try and prevent spammers
The Communication Paradox | Monday Note – interesting perspective on the state of PR in technology companies. Of course it fails to mention the countless meetings that you have to have with internal clients
Most Fortune 50 Brands Still Hiding Their Social Media | Advertising Age – its probably not hidden, its probably a turf war
The Engadget Team Is Starting A New Tech Blog Under SB Nation – low barriers to entry
Anorak News » 18 Black Paedophiles ‘Rape’ Hispanic Child: New York Times Blames Victim – interesting analysis of controversial US news story compared to the way the UK media would have approached it
Just got promoted? How not to blow it – Ask Annie – Fortune Management – good solid advice
Saudi Airlines Shows Pirated Film to Passengers | TorrentFreak – non DRM files easier to handle?
YouTube – LCD Soundsystem’s last show in all its glory. Arcade Fire guesting! – Arcade Fire have put the all of the final LCD Soundsystem gig up on YouTube; All 3 hours of it! – reminds me of the way the Grateful Dead allowed their bootlegs to be made and put up on Archive.org