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

Reading Time: 2 minutes Horace Dediu on the transformation of the car into a smartphone. Not a technology revolution that particularly excites me. I prefer things that can kill me to be using highly reliable real time operating systems with no real time network connectivity – if they have to run software at all. Former Thai finance minister Suchart … 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

Things that made my day this week

Reading Time: < 1 minute New York public transport gets into the spirit of Hallowe’en – MTA Making Subway Scarier Than Usual This Month – Gothamist  Great profile on the director of The Host and Parasite: Bong Joon-ho profile: How the Parasite director is weaponizing the blockbuster.  Interesting public safety campaign – How the patron saint of chimney sweeps is … Read moreThings that made my day this week

ICYMI | 万一你错过了| 당신이 그것을 놓친 경우에 대비해서

Reading Time: 6 minutes This is a bumper issue of my regular(ish) posts of interesting stuff around the web Apple’s Cook meets China regulator after pulling Hong Kong app – Reuters – Quisling Tim Cook takes more orders from China The Nike of China Wants to Go Global and Has Xi in Its Corner – Bloomberg – Anta seems … Read moreICYMI | 万一你错过了| 당신이 그것을 놓친 경우에 대비해서