Jargon watch: ICE-ing

ICE-ing – a method of protest using vehicles with internal combustible engines. Sometimes writing posts are a matter of serendipity. I was out walking in Stepney Green and came across a series of electric vehicle charging points. I hadn’t paid any attention to them before. Right about the time that I noticed them; I saw […]

Technology sector macro issues perspective with Reid Hoffman

This video stands in sharp comparison to the Ayn Rand-loving frat-bro culture that seems to infect technology  sector companies based in Silicon Valley. Hoffman is cut from different cloth and represents a slightly older generation in the technology sector who pioneered the dot.com era. He grew up in Berkeley, back when the technology sector was […]

ICYMI | 万一你错过了| 당신이 그것을 놓친 경우

Naughty List – Secured.fyi – Alpha – great simple checklist for n00bs. The answer per platform needs more nuance Justice Dept. Revives Push to Mandate a Way to Unlock Phones – The New York Times – Clipper Chip style bullshit that is bad for consumers and governments since it will be broken and used by […]

Black flag operation Facebook advertising?

In the wake of Brexit and the election of Donald Trump there is an increased focus on Facebook advertising. I would have thought that the one I was served the other day would have been the equivalent of a three-alarm fire for the advertising team? I didn’t have the presence of mind to look at […]

Mercedes’ China Syndrome

China Syndrome definition: a hypothetical sequence of events following the meltdown of a nuclear reactor, in which the core melts through its containment structure and deep into the earth. A term the American’s used to imply an accident so bad that hot nuclear material burnt through the centre of the earth and out the other […]