ICYMI | 万一你错过了| 당신이 그것을 놓친 경우에 대비해서

Reading Time: 1 minute Bullet Time – Logic Magazine – Bullet comments, or 弹幕 (“danmu”), are text-based user reactions superimposed onto online videos: a visual commentary track to which anyone can contribute. When a beloved character dies in a web series, a river of grieving kaomoji (╥﹏╥)—a kind of emoticon first popularized in Japan—washes over whatever happens next Mark … Read moreICYMI | 万一你错过了| 당신이 그것을 놓친 경우에 대비해서

Beauty trends

Reading Time: 4 minutes Beauty trends is a bit tricky – there are generational and cultural aspects to beauty and standards. I’ve tried to tease out elements that will ripple around the world. Digital Beauty Chinese women use Meitu and other beauty apps to present the best versions of themselves with a virtual makeover. This goes from skin quality, … Read moreBeauty trends

ICYMI | 万一你错过了| 당신이 그것을 놓친 경우에 대비해서

Reading Time: 2 minutes Toxic masculinity P&G exec behind viral Gillette ad interview — Quartzy – I’d argue that some of this work shows poor judgement in the way its executed that damaged rather than helped Reputation Inflation | National Bureau of Economic Research – A solution to marketplace information asymmetries is to have trading partners publicly rate each … Read moreICYMI | 万一你错过了| 당신이 그것을 놓친 경우에 대비해서

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 … Read moreImmediacy as a problem

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’ … Read moreFive for Friday | 五日(星期五) | 금요일에 다섯 가지