Oprah time: The art of Charlie Chan Hock Chye | 书评 | 서평

Reading Time: 2 minutes Sonny Liew’s The art of Charlie Chan Hock Chye is the autobiography of a fictional comic book creator. It is also an illuminating history of Singapore and a clever exercise in multilayered storytelling. Charlie’s story takes you through his family’s history, growing up in a shop house run by his parents and his own life that largely … Read moreOprah time: The art of Charlie Chan Hock Chye | 书评 | 서평

ICYMI | 万一你错过了| 당신이 그것을 놓친 경우

Reading Time: 3 minutes 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 – … Read moreICYMI | 万一你错过了| 당신이 그것을 놓친 경우

Oprah Time: Asian Godfathers by Joe Studwell

Reading Time: 1 minute 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 … Read moreOprah Time: Asian Godfathers by Joe Studwell

The QRcode post

Reading Time: 1 minute 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 … Read moreThe QRcode post

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

Reading Time: 1 minute 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 … Read moreOprah time: China’s Coming War With Asia by Jonathan Holslag