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

BMW’s X7 advert about the Legend of Old McLanden has been cited as a piece of feminist advertising. I won’t spoil it for you watch the clip and you’ll see why. I think that its part of something different which has been less heralded: a return to craft in advertising. We’re starting to see a […]

Is it western companies, or China in a financial crisis? Part 2

Apple and Jaguar Land Rover blamed the Chinese economy for their recent financial results. The truth is probably more complex. What factors are affecting affecting these businesses that aren’t directly related to the Chinese economy? China is a unique mobile environment and in some ways it mirrors the hopes (and fears) for the internet in […]

ICYMI | 万一你错过了| 당신이 그것을 놓친 경우

Ogilvy’s consulting arm put together their annual trends presentation, which is worth going through What's Next: The Ogilvy Consulting Trends for 2019 from Ogilvy Consulting About Placement asset customization on Facebook, Instagram and Audience Network | Facebook Ads Help Center – via James Whatley Evaluating the GCHQ Exceptional Access Proposal – Lawfare– great piece by […]

ICYMI | 万一你错过了| 당신이 그것을 놓친 경우

Hackers Make a Fake Hand to Beat Vein Authentication | Motherboard – another biometric standard weakens. The big question is the cost of the hand versus the benefit gained 9 Chinese Fashion Labels to Watch in 2019 | RADII Media – there are also legion of domestic streetwear brands to keep an eye on due to […]

Things that made my day this week

I put this post together a bit later than usual. The week has been just as insane as last week, Meng Wanzhou is out on bail, but Donald Trump cast a shadow on the whole process by a saying that he was quite prepared to use her freedom as a pawn in his trade dispute […]