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Reading Time: < 1 minute China’s Robot Revolution May Affect the Global Economy – Bloomberg – “By turbocharging supply and depressing demand, automation risks exacerbating China’s reliance on export-driven growth – threatening hopes for a more balanced domestic and global economy”  Scrapping the combustion engine: the metals critical to success of EVs | Hoffmann Centre for Sustainable Resource Economy – surprised greater consideration… Continue reading Links of the day | 在网上找到

Can too much ‘design thinking’ be a bad thing?

Reading Time: 5 minutes First of all, what’s ‘design thinking’? It’s a term that has been popularised by IDEO to encapsulate user-centred thinking. Wikipedia does a good explanation of how it differs from the scientific method Design thinking differs from the “Scientific method”, which begins by stating a hypothesis and then, via a feedback mechanism, continues iteratively to form… Continue reading Can too much ‘design thinking’ be a bad thing?

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Reading Time: 3 minutes DIGITAL IS HAVING A MIDLIFE CRISIS. THE WAY FORWARD IS EXPERIMENTATION. | BBH Labs – nice diagnosis but shouty headline. Ironically the problem is the ad industry dashing headlong into technology and expecting it to work Why You Might Build Your Start-up in China over Silicon Valley | Hacker Noon – or Silicon Roundabout /… Continue reading Links of the day | 在网上找到