Month: June 2016

What does a shift to services in China actually mean?

From my perspective as a cultural anthropologist, it means a shift to moving from a society where collective performance and production are central towards one where individual well-being and security are central. Services cannot be sold without customers being aware that they can be entitled to such services, that contracts are legally binding,  i.e. that service …

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Please no internet voting!

In response to Dear Gillian, I assure you, you absolutely don’t want internet voting. It’s exceedingly difficult to keep servers secure, today you have to work from the assumtion that you get hacked so the trick is to minimize the potential damage by various means of replication, encryption and checkdoors. But once a system has …

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