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

I like: Belkin Audio + Charge Rockstar

Reading Time: < 1 minute The Belkin Audio + Charge Rockstar is an accessory that allows you to charge and listen via headphones to a modern iPhone at the same time. Apple’s move to the Lightning connector leaves a lot to be desired; but you have to work with what you have. It has come in handy listening to voice … Read moreI like: Belkin Audio + Charge Rockstar

ICYMI | 万一你错过了| 당신이 그것을 놓친 경우에 대비해서

Reading Time: 2 minutes Why the Aeron Is Still the Most Coveted Seat in the Office | WIRED – love my Aeron chair China’s social credit system shows its teeth, banning millions from taking flights, trains | South China Morning Post – Over 3.59 million Chinese enterprises were added to the official creditworthiness blacklist last year, banning them from … Read moreICYMI | 万一你错过了| 당신이 그것을 놓친 경우에 대비해서

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

Reading Time: 4 minutes 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 … Read moreIs it western companies, or China in a financial crisis? Part 2

Designing the Internet

Reading Time: < 1 minute David D Clark was involved in the designing the internet as it moved into the commercial sphere. He rose to prominence in the 1980s through to the mid-1990s. In the talk at Google’s Mountain View campus he goes over much of the process. The things he says about network economics and security is particularly interesting. … Read moreDesigning the Internet