A great slideshow on all the privacy-related quote from the CEO of Google, Eric Schmidt, and I thought I was the one that can get caught for saying the ‘wrong thing’. Coming from a Hong Kong Chinese background means that I am particularly sensitive to governmental access to personal data for the use of [...]
1. I hate not being able to keep up with my thoughts.
2. Not being able to keep up with my thoughts means that you think more than you will ever be able to share and articulate the signals among the noise
3. Too many ideas go wasted because of that
From Times Online, Simon Barnes wrote,
A lot of our fear and mistrust of China comes from the fact that it is a one-party state and that political unorthodoxy is discouraged. But it is a reckless misunderstanding to assume that the population are sublimely happy with this, and want nothing more than to serve [...]
It’s been more than two weeks when close to a thousand of private/sex photos of various female popstars with Edison Chen are released and I have been trying to resist the urge to blog about it – until yesterday, bear with me for the summary of this story before I elaborate why.
International press [...]
Are you curious about world’s kick-a** ads that I just created based on scientific research? Let’s begin with the backdrop illuminated by this Wallstreet article:
As Microsoft Corp. makes a $44.6 billion bet on Internet advertising with its unsolicited offer for Yahoo Inc., there are signs that some of the biggest new places [...]
It always sends shiver down my spine when I heard people making a big fuss of online community (as well as ‘web 2.0’; ‘engagement’; and ‘ROI’). Not that I am against online communities, but when businesses start to consider how can they ‘harness’ ‘online communities’ to drive ‘revenue’, they lost me there.
Danah is PhD student from iSchool, UC Berkeley – her overview of the social divide between MySpace and Facebook is a fascinating read, even though she’s extremely humble about her academic vigor (you don’t really need to – this essay as itself is very informative as it is). Some insights on social divide on [...]
I was glad that there’s a chance for me to work with a NGO in London, and basically my boss is an amazing, sweet and clever lady, I love working for her.
My first task, however, is to format her Dell. (We named that Dellie, btw, since it’s a little Dell). The problem is not [...]
Recent controversies over whether the Indian actress, Shilpa Shetty, was bullied by the other British contestants due to racism on have sparked a new hype for the Celebrity Big Brother reality show. This incident has rasied even international attention as well as the £3 million withdrawal of commercial sponsorship of Channel 4. As the [...]
OKay I’m not making sense anymore, by just seeing the title?
I’m blogging much more these few days as I have a lot to think about, and sometimes it’s hard to talk to someone about it because I am so confusing anyway – writing it helps. And finishing the thesis has left me too much [...]