Chinese institutions & more news

Reading Time: 3 minutes Chinese institutions CSIS has a great talk that looks at the resilience of Chinese institutions. The CSIS is a US think tank better known as the Center for Strategic & International Studies. They held a talking on Rethinking Chinese Politics – in terms of having a better understanding of the dynamics and the resilience of… Continue reading Chinese institutions & more news

Buy now, pay later + other news

Reading Time: 3 minutes Buy now, pay later Paidy considers listing as ‘buy now, pay later’ catches on in Japan | Financial Times – Japan is a microcosm of what’s happening in terms of buy now, pay later on the web. Japan is notable, because like Germany, historically it has been a heavy cash focused consumer payments market. Mobile payments… Continue reading Buy now, pay later + other news

Afghanistan + other news

Reading Time: 11 minutes Afghanistan I couldn’t avoid doing a post on Afghanistan given what had been going on this week. The Afghanistan conflict posed a number of interesting questions about: What privacy and security means for the people left behind in Afghanistan in the digital age Why strategy is seldom a teacher and several countries have made the… Continue reading Afghanistan + other news