Shrook RSS reader: thinking about a problem: over 11,000 unread items

Reading Time: 1 minute How China’s internet regulations got me thinking about the Shrook RSS reader and service. I got unfettered internet access during a trip across the border from Shenzhen , China to Hong Kong. I briefly checked my Bloglines account and found that I had over 11,000 unread posts to catch up on. This got me thinking … Read moreShrook RSS reader: thinking about a problem: over 11,000 unread items

I like: Emoi

Reading Time: 1 minute Wondering through the creative district of Shenzhen I came across Emoi. Emoi is similar in ethos to Muji in terms of clean design, but with more of an emphasis on trying to be as green as possible. Their leaflets are printed on recycled paper with soya-bean-based inks. Price-wise, their items retail about the same as … Read moreI like: Emoi

Google Music China

Reading Time: 1 minute I tried the Google Music service designed especially for consumers in the Chinese market. The service is impressive in terms of the size of its catalogue and ease-of-use. The music is imported into your computer as MP3 files and doesn’t have any DRM on it. I do wonder what the click through rates are on … Read moreGoogle Music China

Now until early February – Hong Kong or Shenzhen: Meet-up, coffee, socialising, networking & cultural stuff

Reading Time: 1 minute I am based out of Shenzhen from now until the end of January when I will send a couple of days in Hong Kong before returning to the UK. I will try and get across more often to Hong Kong, if I can get entry visas back into China easily. I am happy to meet … Read moreNow until early February – Hong Kong or Shenzhen: Meet-up, coffee, socialising, networking & cultural stuff