ICYMI | 万一你错过了| 당신이 그것을 놓친 경우에 대비해서

Reading Time: 3 minutes Swedish technology could make geothermal energy as mainstream as wind and solar | Quartz – interesting because it deals with the lumpy supply issue of wind and solar in the energy mix UK cash system ‘on the verge of collapse’, report finds | Money | The Guardian – putting the Queen on debit cards anyone? […]

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

Reading Time: 1 minute BMW’s X7 advert about the Legend of Old McLanden has been cited as a piece of feminist advertising. I won’t spoil it for you watch the clip and you’ll see why. I think that its part of something different which has been less heralded: a return to craft in advertising. We’re starting to see a […]

ICYMI | 万一你错过了| 당신이 그것을 놓친 경우에 대비해서

Reading Time: 2 minutes Why the Aeron Is Still the Most Coveted Seat in the Office | WIRED – love my Aeron chair China’s social credit system shows its teeth, banning millions from taking flights, trains | South China Morning Post – Over 3.59 million Chinese enterprises were added to the official creditworthiness blacklist last year, banning them from […]

Oprah time: China’s Disruptors by Edward Tse

Reading Time: 3 minutes Reading China’s Disruptors by Edward Tse is a great primer on how China’s enterprises are structured differently to foreign companies. The government / private relationship is a complex one. Tse does a good job at explaining it well. This alone is a good reason to read the book. Tse’s background as China based management consultant […]

ICYMI | 万一你错过了| 당신이 그것을 놓친 경우에 대비해서

Reading Time: 1 minute Even years later, Twitter doesn’t delete your direct messages | TechCrunch – interesting possible GDPR risk for Twitter HSBC forex trading costs cut sharply by blockchain – executive | Reuters – low transaction rate, less than 4,000 transactions a day. This looks more like niche cases Why I’m Deleting All My Old Tweets | WIRED […]