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

Reading Time: 3 minutes Easter Week has mean’t that I’ve been exceptionally busy closing things before taking the long weekend break. Happy Easter and Passover. Kerri Chandler went through one of his Dad’s record boxes, that he hadn’t previously opened. His Dad had been a DJ and inspired Chandler to get behind the turntables himself. Chandler Senior’s box is … Read moreFive for Friday | 五日(星期五) | 금요일에 다섯 가지

Automata Eve launch

Reading Time: 3 minutes Automata Eve launched the other week and I got to go along to their headquarters just off the Pentonville Road to find out more. Automata Eve first impressions At £5,000, the Automata Eve sits at a weird place in robot manufacture. It’s an expensive hobby device or a lightweight industrial product. Automata freely admitted that … Read moreAutomata Eve launch

ICYMI | 万一你错过了| 당신이 그것을 놓친 경우에 대비해서

Reading Time: 1 minute China is the big winner from Europe’s Brexit chaos – which is probably why the UK will get a shitty deal in phase II McDonalds acquires Israeli company Dynamic Yield | Silicon Angle – really interesting purchase by McDonalds Naspers to Separate Tencent Stake, Web Assets in Dutch Listing – Bloomberg – this is just … Read moreICYMI | 万一你错过了| 당신이 그것을 놓친 경우에 대비해서

Ken Kocienda: product and software design

Reading Time: 1 minute Interesting talk with Ken Kocienda, covering his experience on product management and software design at Apple. Kocienda was a software engineer at Apple during Steve Jobs second time as CEO. Kocienda has since written a book – Creative Selection about his experiences. Interesting bits include: Apple’s approach to open source in 2001 The role of … Read moreKen Kocienda: product and software design

The Facebook pivots to WeChat post

Reading Time: 8 minutes Wonks clearly saw parallels. Hence the short form ‘Facebook pivots to WeChat’. The first thing I’d advise you to do is read Mark Zuckerberg’s notes on how he is planning to move Facebook as a business. There’s a link at the bottom of this post to it, I’ll still be here when you come back. … Read moreThe Facebook pivots to WeChat post