This Week in Asia: Racism, Risk, and Reward
This week on the For Immediate Release podcast I share the appalling editorial attack on outgoing U.S. Ambassador to China Gary Locke. The second half of the report looks at the arrival of Bitcoin ATM’s in Singapore (and within a week of the Mt. Gox collapse in Japan).
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Conversations With Myself – A Masterpiece?
I vote yes, a true masterpiece.
Originally posted on thejazzword:Recorded over three days on, 6 and 9 February, and 20 May, 1963 in New York City this classic album was released the following year and immediately caused controversy. It’s title comes from the idea that Bill Evans played three separate tracks and over-dubbed himself to build up the complex arrangements.
A Problem with Corporate Research and Content MArket
Perhaps one of the most important books I have ever read, Thomas Kuhn’s The Structure of Scientific Revolution taught me what modern day science is about. Studying this classic in 1990 at Wright State University, Kuhn was the first to introduce me to Popper’s principle of falsifiabilitywhich has remained with even to this day. The defining characteristic of science is the ability to prove a…
This Week in Asia: Mobile News Not Involving WhatsApp or Facebook
On this side of the globe, Rakuten’s purchase of Viber for $900 million is an interesting story for several reasons. You can hear why, and how the purchase fits into broader regional trends, by listening here.
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Do Universities Need to Create Different Learning Experiences for Millennials?
Dean Alison Davis-Blake argues yes. Though this is a typically dry FT video interview, the ideas are quite good and worth listening too. Grab yourself a green tea, perk up, and enjoy the insights.