Five for Friday | 五日(星期五)

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Things that made my day this week.

The big news of the week was the Microsoft acquisition of Nokia’s phone business. Interesting how the debate wages on that boils down to two positions, would it be better for Microsoft have waited for Nokia to go bankrupt and buy the pieces on the cheap or buy now:

The volume of MessageMe spam I received this week via SMS and email was disappointing:

Yahoo! logo change was a real shock. I just didn’t think that it worked. It seems that I wasn’t alone. Polar – a ‘hot or not’ polling service found that consumers preferred the logo on day ten.
yahoo logo new

This infographic on how an engine works reminded me of flicking through How It Works magazines as a kid
How A Car Engine Works, by Jacob O'NealInfographic designed by Jacob O’Neal

Vice has a great interview with Wong Kar-wai, ostensibly to support his film The Grand Master; but goes into bigger areas of his background and process.