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

Reading Time: < 1 minute There is a certain irony in a media agency that promoted just the kind of short-termist platforms for advertising. Still we have the echoes of a disruption narrative ripping through advertising spend and and brand equity like a hot knife through butter The FT on the subprime car loan problem from an economic perspective that’s … Read moreFive for Friday | 五日(星期五) | 금요일에 다섯 가지

ICYMI | 万一你错过了| 당신이 그것을 놓친 경우에 대비해서

Reading Time: 5 minutes Here’s One Reason the U.S. Military Can’t Fix Its Own Equipment – The New York Times – US legislation and lack of ‘right to repair’. US military withdrawal from R&D Facebook’s fake numbers problem — Lex in depth | Financial Times – Facebook’s own estimates suggest duplicate accounts represent approximately 11 per cent of monthly … Read moreICYMI | 万一你错过了| 당신이 그것을 놓친 경우에 대비해서

ICYMI | 万一你错过了| 당신이 그것을 놓친 경우에 대비해서

Reading Time: 7 minutes Tesla Model 3 Survey: What Owners Think About the Electric Car – interesting read, Toyota and VW Group will eat them alive as their electric car programme take off. I am not going into the dumb nature of Li-ion versus hydrogen powered vehicles… ‘Caveat Emptor:’ State Dept. Mocks Russian, PRC Weapon Sales In ‘Buy American’ … Read moreICYMI | 万一你错过了| 당신이 그것을 놓친 경우에 대비해서

I like: Tyler Cowen on digital economy

Reading Time: < 1 minute Interesting session with Marginal Revolution’s Tyler Cowen at the OECD. Cowen addresses the challenge of Huawei and big tech. Cowen is pro big business, anti-small business and pro big tech. His discussion in terms of big technology he has an interesting position, though not something I would agree with. He is very concerned about biometric … Read moreI like: Tyler Cowen on digital economy

Immediacy as a problem

Reading Time: 7 minutes Immediacy is a relatively recent phenomena for consumers. It has changed the work and personal lives of consumers. It has eroded the barrier between work life and home life. It has redefined our support networks and friendships. Before I wrote this post, I had conversation with a friend working on a project in Singapore who’d … Read moreImmediacy as a problem