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

Reading Time: 2 minutes Things that made my day this week: I spent the weekend travelling back to Ireland for a family funeral. Despite the occasion it was good to see some members of the family whom I haven’t seen since I was a teenager. It also cause me to reflect on some things, it inspired my post ‘Ramblings […]

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

Reading Time: 1 minute Things that have made my day this week: Listening to the late, great Ronnie Drew telling the story of Cú Chulainn. Cú Chulainn is one of the most famous figures in Irish folklore and Drew’s ravaged voice adds much to the telling. Nice bit of pop songwriting with Twin Shadow I’ve been listening to Audio […]

ICYMI | 万一你错过了| 당신이 그것을 놓친 경우

Reading Time: 4 minutes Naughty List – Secured.fyi – Alpha – great simple checklist for n00bs. The answer per platform needs more nuance Justice Dept. Revives Push to Mandate a Way to Unlock Phones – The New York Times – Clipper Chip style bullshit that is bad for consumers and governments since it will be broken and used by […]

Instagram: we need to talk about fakes

Reading Time: 2 minutes I’ve noticed these kind of accounts popping up on Instagram over the past few months. Interesting shots probably re-grammed from the brands marketing materials or a magazine shoot. Going through to the site…. Great site design. Only the URL and the prices give it away as fake goods. For those who aren’t as sophisticated Facebook […]

ICYMI | 万一你错过了| 당신이 그것을 놓친 경우

Reading Time: 1 minute Benedict Evans on ten-year future predictions (well as good as anyone can) YouGov | Who is on top in the Nike vs. Adidas battle? – UK only data The bitcoin drugs trade is highly centralised | FT Alphaville – looks that the cryptocurrency bubble could burst pronto How an unknown Chinese phone maker became No […]