Mobile email bankruptcy

I was out having a catch-up and some food with a friend of mine over some food in Soho when I noticed the mail status on his iPhone: I asked him how it happened to which he replied: ‘you just get sent email that isn’t that interesting from people that you don’t know’. On my […]

Links of the day | 在网上找到

Futurist conversations: Ross Dawson and Gerd Leonhard on the future of Nokia | Trends in the Living Networks Om nom nom! Squawk! Angry Birds Mooncakes Hit China | Penn-Olson How does Sina Weibo Deal with Censorship and Comment Moderation – definite opportunities for reputation management using these regulations for Chinese websites AFP: Mooncake tax sparks […]

Textbook co-creation effort

NEMO Equipment Inc. is a US company that makes tents (very good tents by all accounts). They have moved into the market for sleeping bags and are using their existing community on Facebook and looked to co-opt some of them to help co-create their new products. They started the ball rolling with a range of […]

I like: The East is Red vs. Michael Jackson’s Beat It

Amazing video mash-up The East Is Red vs. Michael Jackson’s Beat It. The video is hosted on Chinese site Tudou so you need to be patient in terms of allowing it to load. Hat tip to Weibo user: 刘意-Cosmopolitanist.

I like: road-tested chair

The Walk | Don’t Walk signs that sit on the side of New York traffic lights are as much a part of the city as Yankee stadium. They feature in b-roll footage of New York and guest star in the background of TV shows and films. Artist John Carter makes working versions of these signs […]