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Politico’s processing of charts and diagrams is good; take for example this chart on UK post-Brexit inflation driving the UK towards a brecession

It includes responsive formatting

Nestle mulling sale of its nearly US$1 bn confectionary business in the US | SCMP – really interesting move that shows Nestle following a trend that PepsiCo tried to go down a number of years ago

Dentsu Aegis Second Big Shop To Downgrade 2017 Ad Expansion | Mediapost

7 of the top 10 smartphone suppliers headquartered in China | Electroniq

Common Sense: Did the Jack Welch Model Sow Seeds of G.E.’s Decline? | New York Times – interesting read, I wonder whether this will discredit other parts of ‘Neutron’ Jack’s legacy

Busting Thieves One Dyetonator At A Time |

Nokia Touts NPU for Internet’s Next Chapter | EE Times

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London Bridge attack: how a crippling shortage of analysts let the London attackers through | UK news | The Guardian

The blockchain paradox: Why distributed ledger technologies may do little to transform the economy — Oxford Internet Institute

How to prevent the UK’s self-destruction | HKEJ Insights – Jim O’Neill on the state of Britain

Q&A with Connie Chan | Techinasia – Connie works at A16z and really gets the Chinese eco-system better than anyone else on Sandhill Road

In Pakistan, China presses built-in advantage for ‘Silk Road’ contracts – Reuters – China’s advantage isn’t IP, price or product but willingness to deploy cheap capital fast

WWDC 2017 — Some Thoughts – Learning By Shipping – interesting analysis – Steven Sinofsky was a senior executive at Microsoft

Tech Fix: New iPad Pro Inches Toward Replacing PC, but Falls Short | New York Times – I still think of the iPad as predominantly a content consumption device. Whilst it can be great with apps for specific work, it isn’t a general purpose device like a Mac

Aldi fires $3.4 billion shot in US supermarket wars | RTE – really interesting move with huge potential impact for FMCG brands

‘Nobody at Yahoo understood Tumblr’: Why Marissa Mayer’s big bet on Tumblr never panned out – eerily reminiscent of Flickr, experience in many respects

US intelligence agencies are beginning to build AI spies | Quartz – not surprising they would want to hand off first line analysis on data to machines

Indoor GPS could stop us getting lost – and make us spend more money | CityMetric – indoor navigation still feels clunky

Women have no idea what to wear to work today — Quartz – ironically they are too illiberal for men’s clothing

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DARPA Funds Development of New Type of Processor | EE Times

Car Fact Of The Day | Marginal Revolution – Huge increase in complexity in cars

I, Cringely The Robots are Coming! – I, Cringely – interesting read, but one that poses as much challenges as solutions

Russian malware link hid in a comment on Britney Spears’ Instagram | Engadget – really canny technique

Can These Pornographers End ‘MILFs,’ ‘Teens,’ and ‘Thugs’? | The Nation – when I was working on social search and folksonomies at Yahoo! a decade ago, little did I expect how low the world of tagging would fall

WWII vehicle boneyards were essentially war machine landfills | Mashable  – Americans were so eager to get their hands on cheap surplus Jeeps that auto companies urged the government to leave them overseas, fearing they would cut into new car sales.

Apple is finally serious about artificial intelligence | Quartz – i’d disagree with the headline, but it has a good overview of the AI development pieces from Apple’s keynote

China’s Operation Australia: payments, power and politicians | Sydney Morning Herald – surely its what you’d expect an intelligence agency to do. Not really surprising, except for the change in tonality from Australia about China

The Telegraph to publish daily edition on Snapchat – from 5pm today – I wonder what the monetisation model looks like?

Chinese consumerism will reshape the world, and maybe even destroy it — Quartz – anything to do with China is the speed at which all this has occurred. What would the outcomes of that speed be? People wouldn’t have as many brand associations. Those brand associations would have built up in relatively short amount of time, as opposed to [being] handed down intergenerationally. Because of that speed, the amount of anxiety about having the right brand would be greater in that environment than in a place where this is unfolding slowly. Interesting also that Gerth talks about the right (communist) brands under Mao when people wanted a bike, a sewing machine and a wrist watch. I would also argue that there was latent knowledge of brands from pre-revolutionary times in older people based in Shanghai or historic brands like Tongrentang (TRT) founded in 1669

Network Time Protocol Hardened To Protect Users From Spying, Increase Privacy – Slashdot

Listen and create ambient sounds easily – Ambient Mixer – great for sounds to work by

An aversion to logos could be Essential’s undoing | total telecom – its even more ridiculous that Essential actually have a logo that evokes Paul Rand and Saul Bass

Google vs. Uber: How One Engineer Sparked a War – WSJ – interesting write up of Andrew Levandowski’s role in it. I didn’t realise he was Belgian and its interesting how Google Street View helped birth its autonomous car project

Pinboard Blog – Pinboard acquires – a certain amount of irony in this which I’ll write about another time

Japan puts up satellite in step to build homegrown GPS- Nikkei Asian Review – Quasi-zenith devices to allow location data accurate to 6cm

Andy Rubin’s new company already got screwed by Apple – BGRAlthough Apple didn’t object to the investment, SoftBank didn’t want the conflict to happen