ICYMI | 万一你错过了| 당신이 그것을 놓친 경우에 대비해서

Reading Time: < 1 minute Bullet Time – Logic Magazine – Bullet comments, or 弹幕 (“danmu”), are text-based user reactions superimposed onto online videos: a visual commentary track to which anyone can contribute. When a beloved character dies in a web series, a river of grieving kaomoji (╥﹏╥)—a kind of emoticon first popularized in Japan—washes over whatever happens next Mark … Read moreICYMI | 万一你错过了| 당신이 그것을 놓친 경우에 대비해서

Beauty trends

Reading Time: 4 minutes Beauty trends is a bit tricky – there are generational and cultural aspects to beauty and standards. I’ve tried to tease out elements that will ripple around the world. Digital Beauty Chinese women use Meitu and other beauty apps to present the best versions of themselves with a virtual makeover. This goes from skin quality, … Read moreBeauty trends

Immediacy as a problem

Reading Time: 7 minutes Immediacy is a relatively recent phenomena for consumers. It has changed the work and personal lives of consumers. It has eroded the barrier between work life and home life. It has redefined our support networks and friendships. Before I wrote this post, I had conversation with a friend working on a project in Singapore who’d … Read moreImmediacy as a problem

ICYMI | 万一你错过了| 당신이 그것을 놓친 경우에 대비해서

Reading Time: < 1 minute Judy Asks: Is Brexit Bad for Europe? – Carnegie Europe – Carnegie Endowment for International Peace – interesting takes 5G Deployment State of Play in Europe, USA and Asia | European Parliament ITRE Committee – (PDF) Microsoft worked with Chinese military university on artificial intelligence | Financial Times – US worried about dual use of … Read moreICYMI | 万一你错过了| 당신이 그것을 놓친 경우에 대비해서

Automata Eve launch

Reading Time: 3 minutes Automata Eve launched the other week and I got to go along to their headquarters just off the Pentonville Road to find out more. Automata Eve first impressions At £5,000, the Automata Eve sits at a weird place in robot manufacture. It’s an expensive hobby device or a lightweight industrial product. Automata freely admitted that … Read moreAutomata Eve launch