A little fantasy about how digital journalism could change. The news will follow us, wherever we go.
It's a good idea to teach by example. Here is my QR Code for my WeChat account
As we further hand over the management of our social relationships to Facebook, perhaps we need to pause for a moment and consider whether Facebook understands friendship.
This realization has crept upon me. Even though I’ve talked about the flatness of information structures before, I’m seeing a strong pattern emerge which is, well, kind of blowing my mind. Keep in mind, I am a serious structuralist.
A friend just sent me a link on 'Eventual consistency', a term used to describe a problem of syncing data between cloud servers. This was in response to some bizarre behaviour I have been noticing in Facebook. The term itself, eventual consistency, reminded me of...
The first being that HKG needs to create a ‘culture of open’. This is perhaps a slightly strange term, but it truly embodies the intent that governments the world over should have.
Each time we visit a website, even a new website, we bang our heads against the sheer idiocy of the experience.
I must be getting old. I’ve been corresponding with a few people through Facebook’s messages and I’m finding the experience a little disheartening.
I’ve been asked this question a lot lately. And recently, a journalist asked me this during an interview for a story on his problem getting data on noise pollution from the Hong Kong Government. Christopher DeWolfe quoted me in the article, Hong Kong’s Silence on Noise Pollution.
The idea could be summed up as: don’t build a website. Do everything in your power to not focus on the structure of your information.