Internet freedom

Reading Time: 9 minutes Sacha Baron Cohen won an award and made a speech on internet freedom at the Anti-Defamation League awards. He’s a really good orator. Sufficiently good that the likes of Alphabet, Facebook and Twitter must be thankful that he doesn’t have a political office (yet). Check it out, its well worth half an hour of your … Read moreInternet freedom

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

Reading Time: 2 minutes Horace Dediu on the transformation of the car into a smartphone. Not a technology revolution that particularly excites me. I prefer things that can kill me to be using highly reliable real time operating systems with no real time network connectivity – if they have to run software at all. Former Thai finance minister Suchart … Read moreFive for Friday | 五日(星期五) | 금요일에 다섯 가지

Apple souled out to China

Reading Time: 8 minutes Apple designed in California and sold in China. Is it now Apple souled out to China? Apple is often cited as being a technology brand with a purpose and profiitable. It is unique in mobile phones, computers, tablets and set top boxes. It has a throw back model to the pre-Windows age of computing. It … Read moreApple souled out to China

ICYMI | 万一你错过了| 당신이 그것을 놓친 경우에 대비해서

Reading Time: 2 minutes WSJ City | Young Chinese Spending Creates Worrying Debt – looks like a credit bubble waiting to happen. Worrying debt in terms of personal credit doesn’t create economic value in the same way that government debt on infrastructure does. Chinese corporates also have worrying debt also has shades of bubble era Japan about it. Since … Read moreICYMI | 万一你错过了| 당신이 그것을 놓친 경우에 대비해서

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