Jargon watch: black technology (黑科技)

Reading Time: 2 minutes An all-compassing phrase that I’ve heard being used by Chinese friends Hēi kējì in Pinyin or black technology. It’s been around for a couple of years but recently gained more currency among people that I know. It is used as a catchall for disruptive / cool innovative products. What constitutes ‘black technology’ is subjective in nature but generally… Continue reading Jargon watch: black technology (黑科技)

Links of the day | 在网上找到

Reading Time: < 1 minute Why young South Koreans are turning away from religion | Arts & Culture | Al Jazeera – a certain amount of this turning away is geography. Korea had a mix of buddhism and Shamanism historically. Buddhist monasteries and temples were often in the mountains close to nature. Shamanism depended on closeness with nature – so again… Continue reading Links of the day | 在网上找到

Takeaways: In2 Innovation Summit

Reading Time: 2 minutes I got invited to The Holmes Report‘s innovation summit. This happened earlier in the day than The Sabre EMEA awards.  Here were my takeouts in no particular order:   Brad Staples presentation on reputation in a fake news environment gave me deja vu. It reminded me of corporate communications thinking when social media came to… Continue reading Takeaways: In2 Innovation Summit