ICYMI | 万一你错过了| 당신이 그것을 놓친 경우

I love Connie Chan’s blog posts and presentations. In this talk she covers how Asian applications manage to squeeze so much more features into their apps than their western equivalent to provide a fuller eco-system of services that she terms super-apps. Interesting couple of articles on the user behaviour associated voice command enabled speakers – […]

Oprah Time: Asian Godfathers by Joe Studwell

I’d read Joe Studwell’s How Asia Works over lunar new year so Asian Godfathers was an obvious follow-on. Studwell dealt directly with there reasons for East Asia’s economic growth and Southeast Asia’s failing to follow them. Studwell attached this same subject through through a different lens. In Asian Godfathers, he tells the story through Asia’s business tycoons; from […]

The QRcode post

A few years ago, I was involved in a project that used QRcodes on OOH (out of home) activity for a retail launch. QRcode scanners varied in performance. In addition you had to think about: Contrast – did the QRcode stand out? Relative aspect – would it be too big or too small for the […]

Oprah time: China’s Coming War With Asia by Jonathan Holslag

China’s Coming War With Asia: where do I start with a book title this inflammatory? I went to the trouble of reading the book twice before starting this review. In the end, the only conclusion I can come to is ‘Policy Faultlines in East Asia’ doesn’t have the same ring to it. Holsag marshals a […]

Edelman’s trust barometer 2016

Edelman’s Trust Barometer has become a kind of zeitgeist meter for the kind of people who go to the World Economic Forum at Davos. 2016 Edelman TRUST BAROMETER – Global Results from Edelman This year Edelman talks about the Grand Illusion, that everyday people will follow the global elites. Income inequality and a growing realisation […]