Five for Friday – but late

Reading Time: < 1 minute The problem with pattern matching or prejudice by another name Singaporean telecoms firm SingTel does adverts that focus on traditional family roles and often run into unintended consequences. For instance take this advert / meditation on snowflake gen-z Jaguar launched its F-Type with this video – it taps into the nostalgia for Hot Wheels and … Read moreFive for Friday – but late

Internet freedom

Reading Time: 9 minutes Sacha Baron Cohen won an award and made a speech on internet freedom at the Anti-Defamation League awards. He’s a really good orator. Sufficiently good that the likes of Alphabet, Facebook and Twitter must be thankful that he doesn’t have a political office (yet). Check it out, its well worth half an hour of your … Read moreInternet freedom

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Reading Time: 5 minutes Here’s One Reason the U.S. Military Can’t Fix Its Own Equipment – The New York Times – US legislation and lack of ‘right to repair’. US military withdrawal from R&D Facebook’s fake numbers problem — Lex in depth | Financial Times – Facebook’s own estimates suggest duplicate accounts represent approximately 11 per cent of monthly … Read moreICYMI | 万一你错过了| 당신이 그것을 놓친 경우에 대비해서

I like: Tyler Cowen on digital economy

Reading Time: < 1 minute Interesting session with Marginal Revolution’s Tyler Cowen at the OECD. Cowen addresses the challenge of Huawei and big tech. Cowen is pro big business, anti-small business and pro big tech. His discussion in terms of big technology he has an interesting position, though not something I would agree with. He is very concerned about biometric … Read moreI like: Tyler Cowen on digital economy

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Reading Time: 6 minutes This is a bumper issue of my regular(ish) posts of interesting stuff around the web Apple’s Cook meets China regulator after pulling Hong Kong app – Reuters – Quisling Tim Cook takes more orders from China The Nike of China Wants to Go Global and Has Xi in Its Corner – Bloomberg – Anta seems … Read moreICYMI | 万一你错过了| 당신이 그것을 놓친 경우에 대비해서