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Chinese netizens on Zara model controversy. I love Asian Boss’ qualitative interviews

Anand Giridharadas on the modern gilded age and how we should be skeptical of plutocrat philanthropy.

New Balance China tends to march to the beat of its own drum. But even I was surprised by these sweatshirts with new romantic type detailing.

New Balance does New Romantic

Samsung’s facial recognition is surprisingly easy to defeat. This is particularly bad as Samsung’s finger print ID isn’t as good as Apple’s or legacy finger print scanners found on the back of Android handsets. Users have no reasonably secure option beyond PINs. I knew of siblings (not twins): a sister unlocking her younger brother’s phone at a glance. The moral of this story is that physical security of your phone is required to prevent unauthorised access.

Goldman Sachs have a great (if terrifying) video on the use of biometrics in public places like airports and stadiums.