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

Things that made my day this week. China landed a space ship on the far side of the moon and is currently exploring it. The Chang’e 4 space ship is named after a Chinese goddess who reputedly lives on the moon. It carried the Jade Rabbit 2 rover. Chang’e was kept company on the moon […]

Designing the Internet

David D Clark was involved in the designing the internet as it moved into the commercial sphere. He rose to prominence in the 1980s through to the mid-1990s. In the talk at Google’s Mountain View campus he goes over much of the process. The things he says about network economics and security is particularly interesting. […]

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 […]

ICYMI | 万一你错过了| 당신이 그것을 놓친 경우

Notes From Tencent’s Annual Staff Meeting – China Channel – some interesting insights on how they are looking at the online world 2018 Year in Review – Pornhub Insights – I wish that I’d this quality of data when I was cranking out press releases for Yahoo! The Last Independent Mobile OS – Motherboard – […]

ICYMI | 万一你错过了| 당신이 그것을 놓친 경우

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 […]