New MacBook Pro – some thoughts

Reading Time: 4 minutes My old MacBook Pro, which had seen me through a lot of work had been starting to show its age, so I changed it out for a new model. The process has been challenging at times so I thought that I would write about the good, the bad and the weird parts of this experience. … Read moreNew MacBook Pro – some thoughts

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Reading Time: 3 minutes Faster Robots Demoralize Co-Workers | Careers | Communications of the ACM – A Cornell-led team has found that when robots are beating humans in contests for cash prizes, people consider themselves less competent and expend slightly less effort—and they tend to dislike the robots – to be fair I’d expect to see something similar if … Read moreICYMI | 万一你错过了| 당신이 그것을 놓친 경우에 대비해서

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Reading Time: 2 minutes UK tariff plans to limit no-deal Brexit damage | Financial Times – the system would mean that products brought into Northern Ireland across the land border would not have any tariffs imposed. But many products shipped across the Irish Sea from Ireland to Wales or England would have tariffs slapped on them. Officials acknowledged that … Read moreICYMI | 万一你错过了| 당신이 그것을 놓친 경우에 대비해서

ICYMI | 万一你错过了| 당신이 그것을 놓친 경우

Reading Time: 1 minute China’s Guangzhou Tengshi secures further funding to expand automated convenience stores | South China Morning Post – interesting store concept that turns the retail space into a giant vending machine Germany accuses China of using LinkedIn to recruit informants-Sino-US – not terribly surprising brandchannel: Unboxing Boxed: 5 Questions With CMO Jackson Jeyanayagam  – good to … Read moreICYMI | 万一你错过了| 당신이 그것을 놓친 경우

The crowdfunded product problem with PopSlate as an unfortunate case study

Reading Time: 4 minutes I’ve go in involved in a few crowdfunded products and some of them have worked out but the majority haven’t. The latest example was the high profile e-ink phone cover PopSlate. PopSlate got over $1 million dollars of funding and was widely covered by the media. “popSLATE 2 is E-Ink for your iPhone done right.” … Read moreThe crowdfunded product problem with PopSlate as an unfortunate case study