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TechNode - Latest news and trends about tech in China
About from Crunchbase:
"TechNode is a tech blog, written in both English and Chinese, focused on startups and tech happenings in China and Asia in general. TechNode also organizes TechNode Touch (TNT), a monthly meetup for startups, and ChinaBang Awards, an annual event that rewards the best Chinese startups, in Chinese tech cities. TechNode is the official partner of TechCrunch in China and manages and TechCrunch conferences in China.
TechNode aims to be the go-to source to discover original, insightful and opinionated content that helps connect the eco-system of entrepreneur’s, investors and consumers. TechNode is founded by Dr. Gang Lu , one of the most influential Chinese tech bloggers in global web industry."

HQ in Shanghai, branch in Beijing (managing director John Artman).

Startupinthecloud  Agrachina  Tech  Technology  China  Startups  Investor_Relations  Industry  Trends  Report  Social_Media  Mobile  e-commerce  bigdata  VR  AI  entrepreneurship  blog  Web_Agency  Analysis  events  Beijing  chinese  chinese_blog  Shanghai  news 
march 2019 by eocas
naked capitalism
Seen by some as "socialist blog", by itself as "the world's most Influential finance & economics blog with trenchant commentary, tenacious investigation, insider political & regulatory analysis.".

"Naked Capitalism is an American financial news and analysis blog that "chronicles the large scale, concerted campaign to reduce the bargaining power and pay of ordinary workers relative to investors and elite technocrats".

Under the pen name Yves Smith, Susan Webber, the principal of Aurora Advisors Incorporated and author of ECONned, launched the site in December 2006. She focused on finance and economic news and analysis, with an emphasis on legal and ethical issues of the banking industry and the mortgage foreclosure process, the worldwide effects of the banking crisis of 2008, the 2007–2012 global financial crisis, and its aftermath."

Lifesnippets  Agrachina  blog  Politics  Policy  Finance  Economy  news  Analysis  SocialEntrepreneur  Social  Research  Ethics  via:frauchauchat 
march 2019 by eocas
The Enterprisers Project | A community of CIOs discussing the future of business and IT
"The Enterprisers Project is a community and online publication built to discuss the evolving role of the CIO and how they are driving business value in an increasingly digital world. The Enterprisers Project is a collaborative effort between Harvard Business Review and Red Hat. Each week we share articles written by CIOs, for CIOs and other IT executives, that are aimed at elevating the role of CIO from technology service provider to innovation driver in partnership with the business.
What is an Enterpriser?
In an era of increasing IT complexity and digital disruption, CIOs are busier than ever. Yet, our community of 60+ business-minded IT leaders, who we call Enterprisers, take the time to regularly contribute advice, lessons learned, and invaluable insight into how they inspire enterprise-wide innovation.

In addition to Enterpriser articles, we feature original research, exclusive HBR reports, infographics, videos, Q&As, news, and other resources that IT professionals find valuable. "

Startupinthecloud  Agrachina  Education  Magazine  community  CIO  Linux  opensource  IT  Management  Collaboration  Innovation  Technology  Enterprise_Architecture  Video_Platform  news 
march 2019 by eocas
Zero Hedge
Controversial blog about (global) system-critical issues written by a collective of often anonymous writers.

Their mission:
" to widen the scope of financial, economic and political information available to the professional investing public.
to skeptically examine and, where necessary, attack the flaccid institution that financial journalism has become.
to liberate oppressed knowledge.
to provide analysis uninhibited by political constraint.
to facilitate information's unending quest for freedom."

Lifesnippets  Economy  blog  Politics  Policy  Collective  Media  news  Investor_Relations  Financial 
july 2018 by eocas
The Useless Tree
"Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Dao: Ancient Chinese Thought in Modern American Life."

Blog enriched with directory of other resources in the internet about Chinese Philosophy, I Ching, Tao, China & East Asia news / politics.

By Sam Crane

Lifesnippets  Philosophy  China  news  Lifestyle  Directory_Database  Politics  USA  blog 
july 2018 by eocas
LXer Linux News
"Independent news and opinion site, established in January 2004, by Linux veteran Dave Whitinger, a well-known personality in the free and open source software community.

LXer Linux News is one of the most widely read Linux news and opinion sites on the Internet. People turn to LXer for its constantly updated news feed and comments. Over 450,000 unique users from over 165 countries visit LXer Linux News each month, and LXer is syndicated by Google and dozens of other community sites. CIOs, CTOs, government officials, as well as programmers, system administrators and end users make up our very active community.

Our top quality editors create, edit, and present information about GNU/Linux and free/open source software via our frequently-updated, 24/7 newswire. You can visit our Staff page to learn more about us. "

Startupinthecloud  Press  Magazine  Linux  opensource  publication  Publicity  Knowledge  news  newspaper 
march 2018 by eocas
Journal of Social Media for Organizations JSMO
"Created as an open-access, peer-reviewed, electronic journal. It seeks to strike a balance between social media technology and the behavioral research that investigates how people use social media for the good of an enterprise. JSMO focuses on high-quality empirical investigations, analyses, theories, and case studies in social media development and usage.

They look for ways that social media can internally improve their employees' collaboration, information dissemination, organizational responsiveness, product quality, expertise finding, and organizational cohesion; and externally enhance relationships and interactions with and among customers, stakeholders, or interest groups. Research and technologies showing the effectiveness of different approaches for designing, developing, evaluating, and using social media are welcome."

Subordinated and finance by MITRE, a USA government research organization (note: especially in hindsight to defense / military).

research  Research_Papers  Tech  News  Social_Media  Social_Networks  Enterprise_Architecture  Use_Cases  NGO_NPO  Organization  Information_Science  Information_Society  Information_Systems  import_startupinthecloud  Startupinthecloud 
october 2016 by eocas
Same old, same old. How the hipster aesthetic is taking over the world
“Industrial furniture, stripped floors and Edison bulbs: why must we aspire to such bland monotony?
Though they’re not part of a chain and don’t have their interior design directed by a single corporate overlord, these coffee shops have a way of mimicking the same tired style, a hipster reduction obsessed with a superficial sense of history and the remnants of industrial machinery that once occupied the neighbourhoods they take over. And it’s not just London and Manchester – this style is spreading across the world.
As algorithms shape which content we consume on our feeds, we all learn to desire the same things, which often happens to involve austere interiors, reclaimed wood, and Edison bulbs, like a metastasised real-life version of Kinfolk magazine or Monocle.
Airbnb hosts as well as the company’s own architects told me that a certain sameness is spreading, as users come to demand convenience and frictionlessness in lieu of meaningful engagement with a different place.

design  Trends  style  styleconsulting  news  Aesthetics  import_fashionmeetsorganic  Lifesnippets  Fashionmeetsorganic 
august 2016 by eocas
The Oppressive Gospel of ‘Minimalism’
"as an outgrowth of a peculiarly American (that is to say, paradoxical and self-defeating) brand of Puritanical asceticism, this new minimalist lifestyle always seems to end in enabling new modes of consumption, a veritable excess of less. It’s not really minimal at all.
Whiteness, in a literal sense, is good. Mess, heterogeneity, is bad — the opposite impulse of artistic minimalism.
But time often proves aesthetic permanence, as well as moral high ground, to be illusory.
it takes a lot to be minimalist: social capital, a safety net and access to the internet.
We misinterpret material renunciation, austere aesthetics and blank, emptied spaces as symbols of capitalist absolution, when these trends really just provide us with further ways to serve our impulse to consume more, not less."

Unfortunately the author Kyle Chayka doesn't name alternatives [from sustainability point of view].

design  Trends  research  news  Aesthetics  style  styleconsulting  interior  international_blogger  import_fashionmeetsorganic  Lifesnippets  Fashionmeetsorganic 
august 2016 by eocas
The New York Times vs. The Chinese Authorities
The cat and mouse between Chinese government and the NYT, with the NYT usually being one step ahead. This case gives direction for other news organizations, NPO's and interest groups that want to enter or sustain in China.

Insightful on censorship and testing waters of domestic blogosphere:

Publicity  Security  Data  Safety  Business  Planning  Business_Model  Legal  Policy  China  Tech  News  mobile  Innovation  Use_Cases  Industry  import_startupinthecloud  Startupinthecloud 
june 2016 by eocas
Apparel Resources
"News, features, analysis, retail & sourcing trends of the apparel and textile industry and also a sourcing platform for the textile value chain that connects you to partners. [...] nearly two decades of deep understanding and insightful penetration into the textile and garment industry [...] Our print verticals are magazines under the title of Apparel Online, India; Apparel Online Bangladesh; StitchWorld and FFT Magazine. Resource Guide, the annual trims and embellishment guide is considered a bible for sourcing in the industry." HAG
news  newspaper  research  magazine  Market_Report  Marketing  India  textile  sourcing  accessories  trims  import_fashionmeetsorganic  Manufacturing  Fashionmeetsorganic 
april 2016 by eocas
Buro 24/7
Fashion news platform focusing on luxury lifestyle. Founded by Russian Miroslava Duma (Harper’s Bazaar Russia), Nasiba Adilova (it-girl) and Salama Alabbar – local Emirati entrepreneur, plans to change the face of the media in the region. Seems to be affiliated with others from the 'Russian Fashion Pack' Ulyana Sergeenko (designer), Anya Ziourova (fashion director of the Russian version of Tatler) and Vika Gazinskaya (designer). Markets: RUSSIA, CROATIA, UKRAINE, KAZAKHSTAN, AZERBAIJAN, MIDDLE EAST, AUSTRALIA, SINGAPORE, MALAYSIA, MONGOLIA. HAG
news  Lifestyle  luxury  Russia  Emirates  platform  import_fashionmeetsorganic  Fashionmeetsorganic 
july 2015 by eocas
The Future of the Web Looks a Lot Like Bitcoin
IEEE Spectrum article about blockchain, the underlying technology of bitcoin, that also has the potential to be applied to many complex systems, including public currencies. *** One of the comments: "Decentralized peer-to-peer worldwide distributed open source cryptographically secured math based trustless blockchain technology is the way to empower the people and bypass banks and all centralized financial institutions, the path to reset the control from the few to the many, is the future for everything. The potential implications of the development of distributed consensus technologies is revolutionary. It is very safe, since is cryptographically secured by a distributed global mathematical algorithm and public decentralized open source ledger." HAG
Tech  News  Report  Security  Data  Safety  Data  Security  Market  Report  Finance  Community  Compliance  import_startupinthecloud  Blockchain  Startupinthecloud 
july 2015 by eocas
"WiFi for the World from Outer Space". Solar-powered receiver of streams with educational content, stored on inbuilt battery. Initially uni-directional, later bi-directional via SMS. The technical blueprint invites for DIY building of the hardware. HAG
Tech  News  Education  DIY-Maker  import_startupinthecloud  Startupinthecloud  opensource 
june 2015 by eocas
Environmental P&L ( Environmental Profit & Loss )
Developed in 2010 by PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP and Trucost PLC on behalf of Puma, has Kering (formerly PPR - Pinault-Printemps-Redoute) in 2011 with their environmental profit and loss accounting (E P&L) and open-sourced it in 2015. It is based on input-output models and developed new valuation methodologies, building on works in the fields of environmental and natural resource economics. Full report: HAG
Business_Planning  Market_Report  sourcing  environment  sustainability  textile  news  import_fashionmeetsorganic  Fashionmeetsorganic 
june 2015 by eocas
Tech skills that will get you $110,000
Intro: "Job site recently published its 2015 Salary Survey, which named the highest-paying tech skills. Dice, a tech-job-hunting site, surveyed 23,470 IT professionals in the fall of 2014 to come up with this list. Of course, skills alone won't always lead to a high salary. Work experience counts, too." HAG
Tech  News  import_startupinthecloud  Startupinthecloud 
march 2015 by eocas
Joint Establishment of a swissnex-TusPark Platform for Sino-Swiss Startup Entrepreneurs
TusPark is a high-tech incubation park in Zhongguancun/Beijing with more than 30 branches all around China. Companies in are high-tech enterprises, MNC and R&D centers. It manages over 150 M USD capital and assets which focus on early-stage, hi-tech investment. Excerpt: "On Nov 20th 2014 Mr. Mauro Moruzzi‎, from SERI and Dr. Martin Muller from CTI, along with swissnex and TusPark signed the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to set up the collaboration platform at TusPark incubator and provide soft-landing services for start-up entrepreneurs, for example TusPark will help connect with local community for incoming Swiss visitors, arrange temporary desk or space for Swiss entrepreneurs who want to explore Chinese tech market, more importantly is that TusPark will serve as a bridge for Swiss and Chinese tech people ( entrepreneurs and academics) who are interested in business match making." HAG
Startups  Tech  News  Business  Planning  Business_Advisory_relevant  IT  Technology  Networking  government  Investor_relations  China_Investment  incubator  import_agrachina  import_startupinthecloud  Startupinthecloud  Information_Platform  Agrachina  Business_Planning 
december 2014 by eocas
Delicious RSS Feeds
One of the reasons to like Delicious is the easiness with which RSS can be used and configured. The following feed URL patterns use these placeholders: {format}: replaced with either “rss” or “json” {username}: replaced with a user’s login name on delicious {tag[+tag+...+tag]}: replaced with a tag or an intersection of tags. {url md5}: is intended for the MD5 hash of a URL. {key}: a security key for the feed, which can be found via the page associated with the feed (eg. inbox, network or bookmarks). Allows visibilty to otherwise private data. *** Useful examples *** a) Bookmarks from members of a user’s network: b) Sniffing certain topics with subscribing bookmarks of one or several tags: HAG
RSS  API  Tech  News  Tutorial  Tagging  Data_Warehouse  Big  Data  import_startupinthecloud  Startupinthecloud 
november 2014 by eocas
Group-edited blog about technology start-ups.
Tech  News  import_startupinthecloud  Startupinthecloud 
november 2013 by eocas
China-centric Shopping platform with some fashion news B2C. Very commercial oriented. HAG
news  online_shop  import_fashionmeetsorganic  Fashionmeetsorganic 
june 2013 by eocas
Clothing: NanoTextiles - Facts Behind The Fabrics
The facts behind nanotechnology development in consumer products such as textiles. SLG
Education  textile  news  import_fashionmeetsorganic  Fashionmeetsorganic 
march 2013 by eocas Allure Magazine: The Beauty Expert:
Allure is a U.S. women’s beauty magazine, published monthly by Condé Nast in New York City. A signature of the magazine is its annual Best of Beauty awards—accolades given in the October issue to beauty products deemed the best by magazine staff. The magazine write about beauty, fashion, and women's health.

PR  news  magazine  fashion  beauty  import_fashionmeetsorganic  Fashionmeetsorganic 
october 2012 by eocas
A website designed around ecological advancements and news. A source of international ecological news and environmental activism.
news  sustainability  activism  blog  design  environment  green  import_fashionmeetsorganic  Fashionmeetsorganic 
october 2012 by eocas

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