Jargon watch: yellow economic cycle

Reading Time: 2 minutes The yellow economic cycle has manifested itself as a positive boycott. The anti ELAB protest movement in Hong Kong exposed the fracture lines between pro-Beijing (blue) and pro-Hong Kong sides (yellow). Some of Hong Kong business community came out and criticised the protestors. This resulted in consumers boycotting their business. Maxim’s The classic example of … Read moreJargon watch: yellow economic cycle

CNY 2020

Reading Time: 3 minutes Today is the start of CNY 2020 (Chinese New Year 2020). January 24 is ‘New Years Eve’. It is the year of the rat, which symbolises another start in the Chinese horoscope cycle. Here are some of the best examples of adverts celebrating Chinese New Year (CNY 2020). China Nike China benefited enormously from this … Read moreCNY 2020

Things I liked this week

Reading Time: < 1 minute The Mercedes Benz 500E gets profiled by Doug DeMuro. It is the ultimate sleeper car with only mildly flared wheel arches give a hint for the vehicles performance. Great talk by Shafi Goldwasser from the University of California, Berkeley on the relationship between algorithms and the law. It was given in Tel Aviv Algorithms have … Read moreThings I liked this week

Five for Friday | 五日(星期五) | 금요일에 다섯 가지

Reading Time: < 1 minute Volkswagen Beatle – after seven decades Volkswagen is finally saying goodbye to its most iconic vehicle. It seems the Beatle won’t make it into the electric future of Volkswagen. We lost visual futurist Syd Mead at the end of 2019. Mead was best known now as the stylist on Blade Runner, but had worked for … Read moreFive for Friday | 五日(星期五) | 금요일에 다섯 가지

ICYMI | 万一你错过了| 당신이 그것을 놓친 경우에 대비해서

Reading Time: 8 minutes Mediatel: Newsline: Vodafone’s ‘matured’ digital strategy reappraises adspend – “Many advertisers, including Vodafone, have come to realise that a lot of the social platforms are high frequency but very, very low attention,” she said. “When you are launching a new brand or proposition you can’t communicate it in one and half seconds.” – stating the … Read moreICYMI | 万一你错过了| 당신이 그것을 놓친 경우에 대비해서