Tag Archives for Japan

Facebook’s Many Faces

The other day I found myself in a restaurant in northern Japan explaining to a South Korean acquaintance of less than a day how I divided my social networks up. LinkedIn, I said, was for people I needed to know, … Continue reading

08. August 2012 by jeremy
Categories: BBC, Internet life, Networks | Tags: , , , , , , | 3 comments

Google charts a careful course through Asia’s maps

Here’s a piece I wrote to coincide with Google’s launch of Street View in Thailand: Google charts a careful course through Asia’s maps Google rushed out its panoramic Street View maps in Thailand on Friday as part of the country’s efforts … Continue reading

24. March 2012 by jeremy
Categories: Reuters, Uncategorized | Tags: , , , , , | Comments Off on Google charts a careful course through Asia’s maps

Facebook’s Asian Growth: Not Everywhere is North

I’ve seen some posts recently suggesting that Facebook is not doing well in Asia-Pacific. This, for example, from Forrester’s Reineke Reitsma: For example, Facebook is struggling to gain ground in Asia Pacific: With 58% of online adults accessing it, Orkut … Continue reading

25. May 2010 by jeremy
Categories: Internet life, Networks | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 comment

Learning in the Open

Here’s a piece I wrote for the WSJ on open source education resources. It’s part of the free section of WSJ.com. A revolution of sorts is sweeping education. In the past few years, educational material, from handwritten lecture notes to … Continue reading

31. March 2008 by jeremy
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The Future of News

This is the latest despatch from Loose Wire Service, a sister service to this blog that provides newspapers and other print publications with a weekly column by yours truly. Rates are reasonable: Email me if you’re interested. Jeremy Wagstaff discusses … Continue reading

02. October 2007 by jeremy
Categories: Internet life, Media | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 4 comments

The Big Chill

  Football (OK, soccer) is pushing to the forefront of adopting interesting technologies. Here’s one I hadn’t heard from Bolton Wanderers, where players enter a chamber at minus 120 degrees Celsius to enhance muscle recovery after training. It’s called cryotherapy, … Continue reading

08. August 2007 by jeremy
Categories: Innovation | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 comment

How to Really Read Blogs

People often ask me what blogs to read. So I thought I’d put together some thoughts on why some blogs are better than others, and how to get the most out of the blogs that you do read. There are … Continue reading

23. April 2007 by jeremy
Categories: Blogs | Tags: , , , , , , , , , | 3 comments

When Services Go Pro, Reach for Your Gun

Alarming and confusing news and views concerning Skype’s announcement of its new pricing strategy. Here’s a summary. Key elements trumpeted in Skype’s press release (the most detailed information is here, courtesy of SkypeJournal): Premium subscription package called Skype Pro, which … Continue reading

21. January 2007 by jeremy
Categories: Phones | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , | 3 comments

Asia’s Obsession With Lists

Last week the WSJ asked me to dig around for sites in Asia-Pacific that are building on the new Obsession with List making, as reported by Katherine Rosman. Here is the result (subscription only), and are some of the sites … Continue reading

09. October 2006 by jeremy
Categories: E-commerce, Internet life | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , | 1 comment

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