媒体与艺术 | culture | 미디어와 예술

I like: 2 Bad Mice

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Whilst 2 Bad Mice are thought of as hardcore, I think of Hold It Down as my all-time favourite pop record – that is pop as perfectly formed music confectionery rather than raw popularity.

FACT magazine has a great article rehabilitating 2 Bad Mice for the Hoxton set, but I don’t care I love their sound anyway. Here is a mix that they originally pulled together for FACT.
FACT Mix 250 – 2 Bad Mice (May ’11) by factmag

初 | hygiene | 기본

Links of the day | 在网上找到

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Counterfeiters: Foes or Friends? – counterfeiters act as market-makers for luxury brands

UK brands adapt on social media: News from – interesting with Ash Choudhury about Nokia’s social media approach

Underpinnings of the Internet Shift – – interesting the way governments are subverting the freedoms of citizens in developed countries. This is probably the most lasting legacy of Wikipedia, the wisdom of mobs and the lobbyists of the media industries who see UGC as akin to communism

MeeGo and Mango promise mobile web delights • The Register

New Media Knowledge – Informa Viewpoint on Ofcom’s research on mobile broadband – basically likely performance is a lottery

Gripe Harnesses Social Media for Consumer Complaints – – interesting article which shows the challenges of making customer service scaleable

Zuckerberg: Privacy anxiety is fleeting | Digital Media – CNET News“We’ll roll it out, and pretty often there’ll be this backlash, and people will say, ok, we don’t like this new thing,” said Zuckerberg. “It’s I think a real anxiety. People were really afraid of more people being able to be involved in the social network.” A bit like the analogy of the boot stamping on the face of society in 1984, those people too got used to the new normal

Facebook Still Has No iPad App But They’re Building A Desktop Software Team?! – don’t necessarily agree with MG Seigler; for instance I put out most of tweets via the Mac Twitter client

Should Asia be concerned about the EU’s cookie ban? – Campaign Asia-Pacific – international ripple-through

中国 | china | 중국 铭记 | branding | 브랜드 마케팅

The differences between branding in the west and in China | 品牌在中国

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Really interesting presentation on why marketing and advertising is different between China and the west.