Five for Friday | 五日(星期五)

Things that made my day this week Interesting Thoughtful China talking about mobile marketing and likely implications of marketing on wearables. McDonald’s GOL! trick shot video to tie in with the FIFA World Cup is my favourite video, out of all those done by sponsors and major vendors. Mary Meeker’s presentation was the most shared […]

Links of the day | 在网上找到

Schneier on Security: TrueCrypt WTF – fascinating commentary discussion on TrueCrypt Am I Crazy For Wanting A 4-Inch iPhone 6? | BusinessInsider – good points in terms of usability. It does beg the question do consumers actually want a phone anymore? I suspect some of them do, but handset manufacturers tend to disagree if one […]

Great primer on Chinese social media platforms

Imagination has put together a great presentation which is an ideal primer on the Chinese online environment. Chinese Social Media Brief: Overview, SNS Analysis and Key Trends from Imagination

Links of the day | 在网上找到

Honda’s Super Cub now protected under 3D trademark registration | AkihabaraNews – allows trademarks of iconic shapes U.K. police try (and fail) to shut down largest torrent search engine on the Web | VentureBeat – interesting editorial by VentureBeat, I would have expected this more from the likes of Cory Doctorow or Laurence Lessig than a […]

Retro phones: the new vinyl or film photography?

The South China Morning Post wrote an article about what it perceived as a rise in retro or feature phone usage. The article cited Lëkki as an example of such handsets becoming trendy, rather like retro re-issues of Nike Air Jordans or the adidas Originals range. In reality: This isn’t a new trend, UK site, […]