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

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

Upgrade to 5G Costs $200 Billion a Year, May Not Be Worth It | Advertising Age – this will be interesting. 3G mobile networks were in a similar position at launch. Three didn’t manage to build a business selling football clips… Why Is There No Freighter Equivalent of the Airbus A380? – this is explains […]

ICYMI | 万一你错过了| 당신이 그것을 놓친 경우

WSJ City | Gig work may stifle some startups – a gig firm’s entry into a given area caused a decline in the number of unfunded and underfunded Kickstarter campaigns launched locally a year later Ctrip launches global rebrand to Trip.com – interesting staking out global ambitions against Agoda, Booking.com and Expedia Google Translate: Telefonini […]

Five for Friday | 五日(星期五)

Things that made my day this week: KFC China launched a virgin mojito drink with a 1960s feel to the ad. Its a bit of an odd product for KFC, even in China particularly with its positioning against drinking. Quite how the product development process and consumer insight worked to produce it is beyond me. […]

Five for Friday | 五日(星期五)

Things that made my day this week: It’s quite rare for someone who has had as as long a career as Mick Jagger to still do relevant material. His double A side single featuring England’s Lost is an exceptionally political track featuring Skepta. The last track from similar artist would likely be Pink Floyd’s The […]