Thoughts and impressions from Shenzhen, China

Eight per cent growth creates a huge amount of activity. I saw building sites working around the clock and it gives you an idea of what Birmingham or Manchester must have been like during the height of the industrial revolution. The comparison to Victorian Britain also bears up in terms of the emergence of a …

Now until early February – Hong Kong or Shenzhen: Meet-up, coffee, socialising, networking & cultural stuff

I am based out of Shenzhen from now until the end of January when I will send a couple of days in Hong Kong before returning to the UK. I will try and get across more often to Hong Kong, if I can get entry visas back into China easily. I am happy to meet …

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South Korea’s spy cam porn epidemic – BBC News – not just a Korean problem. Technology raises its own social problems and riffs on existing issues in society Times Stands By Editorial Board Member After Outcry Over Old Tweets – The New York Times – Jeong is an expert in internet issues including abuse and …

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Why we should relish putting ads into research – VCCP – bit of an odd concept. The TV ads that I’ve worked on have all gone into testing at concept stage Death of corporate media relations | WSJ – brands don’t trust or need media according to one editor. With their own social media accounts, …

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Three and Superdrug launch new UK MVNO | total telecom – so one business owned by CK Hutchison Holdings launches an MVNO with another to drive loyalty card adoption THE LONG AND THE SHORT OF IT needs THE WRONG AND THE SHIT OF IT – BBH – interesting essay. The challenge is where do you …