Tom Tomorrow has it spot on. Is there anyone looking at what is being obscured by the hype cycle?
Always wondered what happened on the casino boats in Hong Kong harbour? Now you can get a view. Summary: doesn’t look a whole lot of fun. You can also get an amazing view of all the shipping in the world. Mesmerising.
Intriguing thought. I stronglyÂ dislike and avoid advertising, but maybe free self-driving transportation is my price? Source: A Global Robotic Transportation System is Almost Here
Usable water isn’t scarce, it’s in the wrong buckets. How will technology and trading improvements in bucket transfer affect adjacent industries? Could Enron be a model? Lots to think about here.
A very good summary of where China is at from a US perspective. Some breathtaking stats, e.g. soft power version 1: the students. The lesser-known side of the story is that China is also now a major consumer of U.S. goods. About one-quarter of the soybeans grown in the U.S. go to China, as well as one in five of …
This is hilarious and so true. Security types read and learn. Basically, youâ€™re either dealing with Mossad or not-Mossad. If your adversary is not-Mossad, then youâ€™ll probably be fine if you pick a good password and donâ€™t respond to emails from ChEaPestPAiNPi11s@virus-basket.biz.ru. If your adversary is the Mossad, YOUâ€™RE GONNA DIE AND THEREâ€™S NOTHING THAT YOU CAN DO ABOUT IT. …
Great look inside a controlled sandbox of theÂ context- and location-aware internet of things. Can this scale to all of us everywhere? I think its within our capabilities, but it won’t beÂ simple. Disney’s $1 Billion Bet on a Magical Wristband | WIRED.
This is a massive announcement by Apple.Â Here’s why. Imagine being able to set up a competitive data roaming contract wherever you are with no need for a new SIM.Â Let’s hope others will follow.
They have had to add barriers and close off an entry to the mall at Hysan Place to accommodate the ersatz Apple store in the streets. I would have expected this for the first few days, but the craziness seems to be carrying on happily.
Humans are rubbish at time management and one of the reasons is our poor ability to understand how we make choices on short and long scales. The example in the piece is choosing a meal two weeks ahead versus two minutes ahead: we go healthy until we actually come to choose. Two useful pieces of advice to overcome this: Make …