Things that made my day this week

Reading Time: < 1 minute New York public transport gets into the spirit of Hallowe’en – MTA Making Subway Scarier Than Usual This Month – Gothamist  Great profile on the director of The Host and Parasite: Bong Joon-ho profile: How the Parasite director is weaponizing the blockbuster.  Interesting public safety campaign – How the patron saint of chimney sweeps is … Read moreThings that made my day this week

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

ICYMI | 万一你错过了| 당신이 그것을 놓친 경우에 대비해서

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

Five for Friday | 五日(星期五) | 금요일에 다섯 가지

Reading Time: < 1 minute Section 4’s Scott Galloway on Louis Vuitton A great mix of the hits of European disco producer Daniel Bangalter (Vangarde) Mark Ritson on 50 years of Effies Scott Galloway on online business. Some interesting points here Fabio Wibmer does to an Austrian city what Bullit did to San Francisco.

Apple souled out to China

Reading Time: 8 minutes Apple designed in California and sold in China. Is it now Apple souled out to China? Apple is often cited as being a technology brand with a purpose and profiitable. It is unique in mobile phones, computers, tablets and set top boxes. It has a throw back model to the pre-Windows age of computing. It … Read moreApple souled out to China