Happy Lunar New Year of the Pig! A fond farewell to the Year of the Dog as well – which I have no doubt will go down in the annals of the tech industry as an inflection point marking the end of the incredible growth of the smart phone and the transition to…
To what exactly? Perhaps the driverless car, though there are growing doubts as to when or even if that will ever happen. Or, more likely, a period of experimentation as the industry tries to figure out what the next blockbuster device will be – assuming of course one exists. Continue reading Happy Lunar New Year of the Pig!
A hot and noisy (熱鬧/rènào) atmosphere in my local neighborhood street markets this morning as people made their last-minute purchases in preparation for this evening’s Chinese New Year Eve feast. Plenty of fresh and succulent meat, fish, vegetables, and fruit to choose from in the busy stalls!
Continue reading Chinese New Year: an uncertain future for Taipei’s street markets
There’s nothing like bright blue skies and glorious sunshine to lighten the mood after what seems like an eternity of dark clouds and heavy rain. I hope this is an omen for the lunar year of the dog.
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I always enjoy the traditional Chinese New Year’s Eve ritual of making offerings to the ancestors of my wife’s family before everyone tucks into dinner. Continue reading Happy New Year of the Goat!
It’s great to have the chance to catch up with some reading at the end of a hectic week in which we managed to launch the new VIA Embedded website just in time to attend the annual company Chinese New Year Party on Thursday evening (except for my colleague Greg who had to dash off to the airport for his honeymoon). Continue reading Weekend IoT Reading