Out and about: Independence Day: Resurgence

Independence Day was one of the benchmark blockbuster movies. It has cheesy Americana, Will Smith and an aerial dog fight that left my butt cheeks numb as my body had flinched to hold my body in the chair. The illusions on screen temporarily fooled my senses. Twenty years later, Independence Day: Resurgence was bigger and […]

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At Cannes, the Ad Industry Confronts the Rise of Facebook – The New York Times – takes some of the heat from Google as most hated media partner Amazon to Add Dozens of Brands to Dash Buttons, but Do Shoppers Want Them? – WSJ – the financial terms Amazon is getting from the FMCG companies for […]

WWDC – what did it all mean?

I watched the few hours of keynotes at Apple’s Worldwide Developers Conference. I also read some of the resulting analysis and wondered if we’d been watching the same event. So thought I would think about the event carefully and come up on my take of what it all meant. This is a bit later than […]

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Britain, EU at odds over timing of divorce talks – The Boston Globe – The markers of European decline are not hard to find. For the first time in modern history, Asia has more private wealth than Europe, the Boston Consulting Group said last year. And China will account for 70 percent of Asia’s growth between now […]

Five for Friday | 五日(星期五)- late edition

It’s been a roller coaster ride of a week.  The truth is that I didn’t have the heart to post anything on Friday, the day has been surreal.  As an EU national living in the UK it felt I’d been told to fuck off by a small majority if its residents. The atmosphere when I […]