ICYMI | 万一你错过了| 당신이 그것을 놓친 경우에 대비해서

Reading Time: 1 minute Swedish people are getting chip implants to replace cash | NY Post – is it just me who thinks that this might not be the smartest thing to do? Israeli group’s spyware ‘offers keys to Big Tech’s cloud’ | Financial Times – affects Facebook, Amazon, Apple and more. Guessing that major state actors can also … Read moreICYMI | 万一你错过了| 당신이 그것을 놓친 경우에 대비해서

The Jony Ive post

Reading Time: 3 minutes Looking back on the career of Jony Ive, its hard to believe where the company came from. When Steve Jobs returned to Apple he picked through much of Apple and didn’t like what he saw. He did see something in Jonathan Ive and the small cadre of product designers left at Apple. Ive’s moving on … Read moreThe Jony Ive post

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

Reading Time: 1 minute This video on the 1970s and 1980s Mercedes 300D is instructive in terms of the amount of work that was put into industrial design. What would now be called user experience in a more digital world. Japan had a culture of non-fiction informational manga as well as the stuff that we’re used to seeing in … Read moreFive for Friday | 五日(星期五) | 금요일에 다섯 가지

ICYMI | 万一你错过了| 당신이 그것을 놓친 경우에 대비해서

Reading Time: 2 minutes The Politics of History: Why Anniversaries Matter in China | Macro Polo – great reading Liu Cixin’s War of the Worlds | The New Yorker – interesting reading material about China and the US. Read this in concert with the Macro Polo article on the politics of history On the Mac Pro, the G4 Cube … Read moreICYMI | 万一你错过了| 당신이 그것을 놓친 경우에 대비해서

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

Reading Time: 1 minute Japan Wants to Launch Gundam Into Space for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics – I am looking forward to the next Tokyo Olympics. Not for the athletics but everything else that the Japanese organising committee wraps around it. Challenging stereotypes has become a key trend in advertising recently. Part of it is down to the movements … Read moreFive for Friday | 五日(星期五) | 금요일에 다섯 가지