Five for Friday | 五日(星期五)

Things that have made my day this week: This great interview / video by IDEO of veteran mechanical engineer and industrial designer Jim Yurchenco Yurchenco worked on the design of the original Apple mouse, in the video he discusses his approach to design. It is also great to see him actually using real tools, rather […]

Links of the day | 在网上找到

US: NSA leaks should be no excuse for local storage mandates, which harm “organic” internet – this is a tacit recognition that the US intelligence community have damaged US technology businesses THE PROGRAMMATIC ADVERTISING REPORT: Real-Time Bidding Is Taking Over The Digital Ad Market – paywall New Culture, WPP, Leo Group rank top in APAC […]

Jargon watch: nearable

Back in the day shops and businesses where digitised using RFID tags that covered everything from lose prevention in shops and libraries (shop lifting to you and I) to providing payment systems like the Octopus and Oystercard. RFID tags were passive devices with a small amount of information on them; electromagnetic waves from a reader […]

Links of the day | 在网上找到

Anti-Piracy Lawyer Wants Domain Registrars to Silence Critics – interesting method / approach to the takedown Android Fragmentation Report August 2014 – OpenSignal – looking at this gives an idea of the kind of challenges devs face WPP shares rise as profits come in ahead of forecast | City A.M. – as usual Sorrell’s business […]

The weather didn’t do Notting Hill Carnival justice…

But this mix from Norman Cook (Fat Boy Slim) from the beginning of the month at Cafe Mambo in Ibiza may partly make up for the rain gods.