ICYMI | 당신이 그것을 놓친 경우에 대비해서

Reading Time: 4 minutes HSBC China and the UK test HSBC’s divided loyalties in Hong Kong — Quartz  – If HSBC were to spin off its China operations, it wouldn’t be the first bank to reconfigure its ties due to a changed political situation. In the 1980s, the British banks Barclays and Standard Chartered pulled out of direct operations… Continue reading ICYMI | 당신이 그것을 놓친 경우에 대비해서

User domestication

Reading Time: 2 minutes User domestication was an interesting phrase that I noticed in an essay about the growth of WhatsApp. In the essay the author highlighted a number of factors in WhatsApp’s success: Having a proprietary messaging client that didn’t support industry standards for messaging such as the XMPP protocol supported by Google Talk. (Google later abandoned the… Continue reading User domestication

Golden bull & things that caught my eye this week

Reading Time: 2 minutes Digital golden bull at Pavilion, Kuala Lumpur & Chinese new year The golden bull in question is on the digital screens of Pavilion, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Pavilion is an upscale shopping area and the animation was designed to tie into the year of the ox in the Chinese lunar calendar. The golden bull is supposed… Continue reading Golden bull & things that caught my eye this week