Immediacy as a problem

Reading Time: 7 minutes Immediacy is a relatively recent phenomena for consumers. It has changed the work and personal lives of consumers. It has eroded the barrier between work life and home life. It has redefined our support networks and friendships. Before I wrote this post, I had conversation with a friend working on a project in Singapore who’d […]

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

Reading Time: 2 minutes Record Store Day 2019 redux. For various reasons I didn’t do any any vinyl shopping but used The Vinyl Store to compile a list of what I would have liked to buy. A few things: Madonna’s True Blue single was one of her classic 12 inch singles. I am less convinced by the fake ‘obi’ […]

Oprah time: What Happened by Hilary Clinton

Reading Time: 4 minutes I just had a chance to read What Happened am glad that I didn’t pay good money for this book. I found it both insightful and disappointing in equal measures. Clinton conveys her emotion really well. She also deeply loves power and policy. I don’t mean that in a megalomaniac way; but in a deep […]

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

Reading Time: 1 minute The complexity of Chinese typing. Worthwhile considering when one thinks about Chinese internet behaviour and the popularity of gaming (because chat can be a pain) Meet Liam. He has 5000 Instagram followers, but no pulse. | Campaign Asia – Nikuro is Japan’s first male virtual influencer. A 3D computer-sculpted head mapped onto to a live-action […]

ICYMI | 万一你错过了| 당신이 그것을 놓친 경우에 대비해서

Reading Time: 1 minute Stone Island morphing, evolving print for its new collection | Dazed – why Stone Island isn’t cited more often as innovators is beyond me. It’s more than a football casual brand Elizabeth Warren plan to break up Amazon, Facebook, Google, big tech – Business Insider – this could get interesting How Makimoto’s Wave Explains the […]