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

Reading Time: 1 minute Things that made my day this week, apart from spending time with family, introducing my Mum to T-WOG$ – the Terry Wogan secret pirate radio shows and eating surprisingly little Christmas food. For those who haven’t heard it, Peter Serfinowicz channels Terry Wogan IF he hosted a show on rinse.fm. Now I just need to […]

Things we’re likely to see in 2019

Reading Time: 5 minutes At a macro level, the world is in a pretty strange place at the moment. There is uncertainty across many countries in terms of political direction, macro economics, technology and consumer uncertainty. Populism and nationalism is on the march: Duterte in the Philippines. Trump in the US. The AfD is shifting the Overton window in […]

ICYMI | 万一你错过了| 당신이 그것을 놓친 경우

Reading Time: 2 minutes New York’s information for Amazon – crazy number of data points and a must see for any planner looking at campaigns targeting New Yorkers (PDF) Marriott Data Breach Is Traced to Chinese Hackers as U.S. Readies Crackdown on Beijing – The New York Times – The Trump administration also plans to declassify intelligence reports to […]

Oprah time: Economics – The User’s Guide: A Pelican Introduction by Ha-Joon Chang

Reading Time: 2 minutes Economics – The User’s Guide: A Pelican Introduction by Ha-Joon Chang is a great reader for the average person on economics. If I had this during my first economics modules at college, it would have been really useful. As an engaged member of the electorate it would allow you to for example critique Brexiters vision […]

The buzz of an emergent community

Reading Time: 2 minutes I was chatting with a friend who was evangelic in their description of the emergent community on the AltSpace VR (virtual reality) social network They had met great friends, the kind of meaningful interactions that seldom occurs on your Facebook wall now. But was this about the power of VR? My take was that it […]