Reading Time: 2 minutes On leaving office, Gordon Brown immediately spent a lot of time hammering out a book Beyond The Crash. Unlike Peter Mandelson this wasn’t the Westminster equivalent of a sordid kiss-and-tell exposé or a Tony Blair-esque sales brochure to secure speaking engagements. Instead Brown set out to do what he does best, putting on page deep … Read moreOprah Time: Beyond The Crash by Gordon Brown
Reading Time: 1 minute Burson Marsteller have published a handy PDF of infographics giving the state of the internet in the APAC region country-by-country. It’s a useful reference that I am sure will get sampled and name-checked in presentations moving forwards. BM Asia-Pacific Social Media Infographics Booklet_Aug2011
Reading Time: 1 minute Interesting presentation by Ogilvy on f-commerce. It has some great data about the market opportunity for e-commerce in Asia. Ogilvy on Facebook Commerce A couple of thoughts on the presentation. Firstly, you may not realise it by looking at the slides but commerce was happening on Japanese social network Mixi and Korean network Cyworld before … Read moreOgilvy on Facebook Commerce with an Asian slant to the data
Reading Time: 1 minute Taiwan’s 3D animation dons Next Media Animation explain the recent Anonymous and LulzSec hacking and hacktivism in their own unique style with a sideswipe at Julian Assange tagged on at the end.