ICYMI | 万一你错过了| 당신이 그것을 놓친 경우에 대비해서

Reading Time: 2 minutes The Spycraft Revolution – Foreign Policy – really interesting to read from a privacy perspective, spycraft affected as much as general public. Intelligence agencies are apparently just like the rest of us Algocurios – this is what happens when you plug Matt Muir into a machine learning algorithm. I’m just thankful SkyNet didn’t evolve. It […]

ICYMI | 万一你错过了| 당신이 그것을 놓친 경우

Reading Time: 3 minutes Siri vs Siri: What Apple’s AI can and can’t do on every Apple device | Macworld – it implies context based on device, but they need to raise the game in particular on the Mac How Russia’s ‘red tourism’ is luring wealthy Chinese visitors bored with Paris and Milan | South China Morning Post – […]

Jargon watch: lights out production lines

Reading Time: 1 minute If you are of a certain age, ‘hand made by robots’ brings to mind the Fiat Strada / Ritmo a thirtysomething year old hatchback design that was built in a factory with a high degree of automation for the time. Fiat subsidiary Comau created Robogate, a highly automated system that speeds up body assembly. Robogate […]

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 […]

June 2016 online marketing and technology research slides

Reading Time: 1 minute Here is a copy of the slides that I pull together (when I have the time) each month of publicly available data that would be of use. This month I have some new data around search which came from disclosures at Google I/O in terms of search volumes. We talk about social as if search […]