Things I liked this week

Reading Time: < 1 minute The Mercedes Benz 500E gets profiled by Doug DeMuro. It is the ultimate sleeper car with only mildly flared wheel arches give a hint for the vehicles performance. Great talk by Shafi Goldwasser from the University of California, Berkeley on the relationship between algorithms and the law. It was given in Tel Aviv Algorithms have … Read moreThings I liked this week

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Reading Time: < 1 minute Inside China’s Push to Turn Muslim Minorities Into an Army of Workers – The New York Times – wants to remake them into loyal blue collar workers Kapor Capital – Cultural impact – software innovator Mitch Kapor on VC investing ‘Social Mentality’ Report Reveals Telling Trends in Happiness | Sixth Tone – Chinese people are … Read moreICYMI | 万一你错过了| 당신이 그것을 놓친 경우에 대비해서

Five for Friday | 五日(星期五) | 금요일에 다섯 가지

Reading Time: < 1 minute Volkswagen Beatle – after seven decades Volkswagen is finally saying goodbye to its most iconic vehicle. It seems the Beatle won’t make it into the electric future of Volkswagen. We lost visual futurist Syd Mead at the end of 2019. Mead was best known now as the stylist on Blade Runner, but had worked for … Read moreFive for Friday | 五日(星期五) | 금요일에 다섯 가지

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Reading Time: 4 minutes China Inc. goes global. Transnational and national networks of China’s globalizing business elite: Review of International Political Economy: Vol 0, No 0 – The article finds substantial transnational linkages between the globalizing Chinese business elite and the corporate elite networks of Western globalized capitalism – through corporate affiliations and policy-planning affiliations. At the same time … Read moreICYMI | 万一你错过了| 당신이 그것을 놓친 경우에 대비해서

Machines for emoting

Reading Time: 2 minutes Machines for emoting, is the problem of our internet in the palm of our hands? Over the past few years the sentiment towards the internet has changed dramatically. Before the internet Going back to the 1960s, my parents told me about the ‘No Blacks, No Irish, No Dogs’ signs. These were found in many British … Read moreMachines for emoting