Oprah time: Seventeen by Hideo Yokohama

Reading Time: 2 minutes Seventeen follows Yokohama’s first break out book translated into English; Sixty Four, but it isn’t a sequel or a prequel. Hideo Yokohama is a former journalist. he used to write for the Jomo Shimbun, a regional paper in Japan. It was obviously easy for him to write about life as a journalist. Yokohama-san captures the […]

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

Reading Time: 2 minutes Things that made my day this week> I first knew of Hiroshi Fujiwara though his work on old school Japanese hip-hop label Major Force. He was cited as an influence in Bomb The Bass’ first album Into The Dragon. His influence has been much bigger in terms of streetwear and Harajuku culture that fuelled fashion […]

ICYMI | 万一你错过了| 당신이 그것을 놓친 경우

Reading Time: 1 minute Fuji Xerox to Install Personal Booths for Teleworking at Subway Stations | NIKKEI XTECH – I’d prefer this to WeWork Memes That Kill: The Future Of Information Warfare | CB Insights – interesting read The Ultimate Analog Music Is Back, Ballfinger Reel-to-Reel Tape – Bloomberg – they look amazing – Dolby needs to reticence SR […]

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

Reading Time: 1 minute I should have got this posted earlier but life got in the way. Things that made my day this week I had an amazing opportunity to see the V&A exhibition The Future Starts Here as a preview The local Unilever business in Hong Kong did their own version of a Dove advertising campaign. What’s interesting […]

App constellations 2018 research

Reading Time: 4 minutes I initially looked at app constellations back in 2014, when Fred Wilson put a name to the the phenomena. And every two years or so I have gone back and looked at a number of major internet companies to see how many different types of apps that they had in play. I originally selected the […]