2016: crystal ball gazing, how did I do?

Here are the predictions made at the top of the year I expect Uber will continue to funnel money into China and still get sand in its face. Quite what this means for Lyft I am not so sure. Uber raised more money, realised that things still weren’t improving and then got a face saving […]

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Hanjin Shipping collapse may be the beginning of the end for profitable global trade | South China Morning Post – As capacity growth has continued at around 6 per cent a year, with the global container fleet four times larger today than it was in 2000, so it is estimated that we today have a 30 per […]

Things to be thankful for this week

Things to be thankful for this week. I have been out of sorts since Thursday, but now on the mend. INDUSTRIAL JP / Record Label of Factory – really interesting Japanese record label that takes the principles of music concrete and turns them in to great house and techno tracks. The videos that accompany the […]

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How the Trump Campaign Built an Identity Database and Used Facebook Ads to Win the Election – Medium – “I always wonder why people in politics act like this stuff is so mystical,” Parscale says. “It’s the same shit we use in commercial, just has fancier names.” IBM confirmed it is building more data centres in the […]

Pre Black Friday email marketing

I started receiving ‘Black Friday’ emails since the beginning of November. I eventually gave in and opened Apple’s email which arrived on the Tuesday morning. Here’s what it looked like on mobile (iPhone 7 Plus) Here is what it looked like on desktop email Here is what the landing page looked like The call to […]