Category: Internet

Living as I do in Shanghai (i.e. behind the Great Firewall), and having spent a decade at Mozilla in the browser segment of the technology world, these recent moves by Opera to add VPN features to their browser and to …

thoughts on Opera’s new VPN features from China Read More »

In some ways, Ben Thompson‘s explanation of aggregation theory and why it is powerful is like telling us why water is wet or why air is important to breathe. Aggregation theory is why many Internet companies are among the largest …

Stratechery on Aggregation Theory Read More »

When we moved to Shanghai earlier this year, I did not know that Clay Shirky had moved to China over a year ago to teach at NYU Shanghai. Clay has a new book out:¬†Little Rice – Smartphones, Xiaomi, and the …

Little Rice – Smartphones, Xiaomi, and the Chinese Dream by Clay Shirky Read More »

The Washington Post covers the defacto monopoly of Windows in South Korea recently with Chico Harlan’s article: South Korea is stuck with Internet Explorer for online shopping because of security law. I covered this in 2007 with my piece the …

South Korea is stuck with Internet Explorer in 2013 Read More »

danah boyd: “I want to live in a society that is willing to critically interrogate how power is operationalized and how institutions and the rule of law function as a check to power. To me, this is an essential aspect …

danah boyd on whistleblowing Read More »