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

Reading Time: 2 minutes Record Store Day 2019 redux. For various reasons I didn’t do any any vinyl shopping but used The Vinyl Store to compile a list of what I would have liked to buy. A few things: Madonna’s True Blue single was one of her classic 12 inch singles. I am less convinced by the fake ‘obi’ […]

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

Reading Time: 1 minute The complexity of Chinese typing. Worthwhile considering when one thinks about Chinese internet behaviour and the popularity of gaming (because chat can be a pain) Meet Liam. He has 5000 Instagram followers, but no pulse. | Campaign Asia – Nikuro is Japan’s first male virtual influencer. A 3D computer-sculpted head mapped onto to a live-action […]

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

Reading Time: 2 minutes I went along to the Automata Eve robot launch. More about this in detail in another blog post once I get around to write it. Eve is a robotic arm aimed for light industrial usage. Moleskine Now Offers Retreats for People Who Work Remotely – Condé Nast Traveler – I get why they may be […]

ICYMI | 万一你错过了| 당신이 그것을 놓친 경우

Reading Time: 2 minutes Chinese phone maker Huawei punishes employees for iPhone tweet blunder | Reuters – I don’t understand why Huawei isn’t using agencies in Hong Kong any more so that there isn’t these kind of problems Qualcomm kicks off crucial fight with U.S. antitrust regulator | Reuters Release Devanagari support · IBM/plex · GitHub– IBM’s font Plex […]

ICYMI | 万一你错过了| 당신이 그것을 놓친 경우

Reading Time: 2 minutes Hackers Make a Fake Hand to Beat Vein Authentication | Motherboard – another biometric standard weakens. The big question is the cost of the hand versus the benefit gained 9 Chinese Fashion Labels to Watch in 2019 | RADII Media – there are also legion of domestic streetwear brands to keep an eye on due to […]