The rise & fall of American growth

Reading Time: 2 minutes The rise and fall of American growth It has been five years since The rise and fall of American growth was written by Robert J Gordon. When it was first published it was a New York Times bestseller and won awards from the FT and McKinsey. I felt that it was particularly interesting to go… Continue reading The rise & fall of American growth

White Motorcycle & other things this week

Reading Time: 2 minutes White Motorcycle Concepts WMC250EV I have watched this video by White Motorcycle Concepts a few times and still don’t quite get it. White Motorcycle have hollowed out the centre of their motorcycle, to allow air flow through the middle of the bike rather than cutting the air cleanly. The little that I have seen make… Continue reading White Motorcycle & other things this week

Hawker markets & things this week

Reading Time: 2 minutes Hawker markets Eating out is an important part of life in many Asian countries. Cheap eats in Singapore are provided by hawker markets. Imagine Asian street food, if it was run by Germans. They had a similar tradition to hawkers called da pai dang (大牌檔). But the Hong Kong government has slowly squeezed them out… Continue reading Hawker markets & things this week