Five for Friday | 五日(星期五)

Things that made my day this week: Tic-Tac have put together a great tie-in with local Hong Kong independent musicians and music festival Clockenflap (Hong Kong’s answer to Glastonbury). Budding artists can submit their own video with a chance to play at Clockenflap. FutureDeluxe did this great bit of CGI work for the adidas X […]

Links of the day | 在网上找到

Most Marketers Don’t Use Social Relationship Platforms | Forrester – I am not that surprised, Hootsuite’s user experience isn’t exactly intuitive for the PR people that I have worked with on campaigns and their pricing policy isn’t transparent – but more like feeding your wallet through a salami slicer End of the Line? Messaging app in […]

On innovation

Back in the day I used to work agency side on the Microsoft account. Unlike a lot of my colleagues who worked on it full time, my workload was usually tangental to everything else that I had going on. My senior colleagues had worked on the business for a long time and became what you […]

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REI to Close Stores on Black Friday and Encourages Customers to Go Outside | Time – smart for keeping things on brand, focusing purchases to their online channels Oxford Professor Schools CalPERS: Contrary to Board Presentation, Private Equity is “Most Expensive Asset Class, By Far” – not terribly surprising results Google Reveals Its New “RankBrain” Artificial Intelligence […]

On the sofa: No blood no tears

One of the best kept secrets in London is the free sessions put on by the Korean Cultural Centre just off Trafalgar Square. I caught the last film of the year to be shown at the centre. No blood No tears is a Korean heist story. Gyung-Sun is a former safe-cracker who has reformed and become […]