Jargon watch: yiminjian

Reading Time: < 1 minute One of the most popular articles on the South China Morning Post website this year was about the phenomenon of yiminjian or ‘immigration jail’. That anyone should immigrate to Canada while regarding living there as a burdensome task to be endured or avoided might sound weird, but the concept is so common among some Chinese… Continue reading Jargon watch: yiminjian

Links of the day | 在网上找到

Reading Time: 3 minutes Demographics Of Social Media By Gender – Business Insider – interesting opportunities for smart mass targeting by using the demographics of social outlined in the article. More content related to the demographics of social here. Samsung Addresses a Growing Mobile Health Market with Industry’s First Smart Bio-Processor – Samsung Blog – am sure Apple already has… Continue reading Links of the day | 在网上找到

John W. Milnor on Differential Topology

Reading Time: < 1 minute John W Milnor talks on differential topology. The lecture was filmed at Princeton university in 1965. Differential topology considers the properties and structures that require only a smooth structure on a manifold to be defined. This is really handy for computer modelling, computer aided design, CNC machines and additive manufacturing using ‘3d printing’ and similar technologies. More… Continue reading John W. Milnor on Differential Topology