Links of the day | 在网上找到

Reading Time: 4 minutes Google Glass vs. Segway: designs heavily criticized by Marc Newson | BGR Data point: Consumers hesitant about in-store tracking | JWTIntelligence 64pc of urban Chinese say craftsmanship most defines luxury: study | Luxury Daily Pinterest: a big traffic driver to retail sites | Marketing Forward How the NSA Can Use Metadata to Predict Your Personality… Continue reading Links of the day | 在网上找到

Five for Friday | 五日(星期五)

Reading Time: < 1 minute Things that made my day this week: Valve’s documentary on the competition and passion that players have for the Dota 2 strategy game. Georgio Armani’s Frames of Life – which are beautifully shot and largely product free HSBC and Cathay Pacific are the major sponsors of the Hong Kong Sevens; which is an excuse for… Continue reading Five for Friday | 五日(星期五)

Messaging’s middleware moment

Reading Time: 2 minutes Back in the mid-1990s, middleware was a way of describing how layers of software were connected together in enterprises to provide functions and tailored outcomes. At around the same time, Microsoft was at its most dominant and almost missed out on the web as a nascent platform. In fact the first edition of The Road… Continue reading Messaging’s middleware moment