Platy’s Web Excursions

Platy Hsu
What I’m Reading
Created 08 Apr 2021
  • Web Excursions 2021-10-03
    03 Oct 2021 • 3 min read
    Cloudflare’s Disruption by Christensen defined new market disruption in The Innovator’s Solution: The third dimension [is] new value networks. These constitute either new customers who...
  • Web Excursions 2021-10-02
    02 Oct 2021 • 4 min read
    We’re Shaped by Our Sexual Desires. Can We Shape Them? The incel phenomenon is a particularly concentrated form of the misogynistic poison that is aerosolized throughout the general cultural air. Such...
  • Web Excursions 2021-10-01
    02 Oct 2021 • < 1 min read
    電子書能算是書嗎?如果你討厭電子書,那不是你的錯 [Note: The original version of this article is published on The Atlantic, titled Why Are Ebooks So Terrible?.] 閱讀作為一個術語來說相對沒什麼用處。 這個術語描述的是一系列廣泛的讀寫實踐,從隨便看看社群媒體的發文到精讀類似本文這樣的雜誌文章...
  • Web Excursions 2021-09-30
    30 Sep 2021 • 7 min read
    Dude, Where’s My Stuff? | J.P. Morgan Asset Management COVID has disrupted supply chains in two major ways: surging demand for imported consumer goods in the West due to pandemic work from home trends...
  • Web Excursions 2021-09-29
    29 Sep 2021 • 2 min read
    Amazon’s race to create the disappearing computer - The Verge Here’s the bind Amazon has made for itself: it’s building an ambient computing platform that is diffuse and difficult to pin down, but the...
  • Web Excursions 2021-09-28
    28 Sep 2021 • 6 min read
    The Grammarphobia Blog: Let’s swap “swap” was probably onomatopoeic in origin. That is to say, it means what it sounds like—a clap or a smack. by the late 1300s, it was being used with the apparent se...
  • Web Excursions 2021-09-27
    28 Sep 2021 • 5 min read
    Making Of: The iOS and iPadOS 15 Review by For the first time since I started doing these reviews with iOS 9 in 2015, I didn’t use a mind map. Instead, the entire review was resear...
  • Web Excursions 2021-09-26
    27 Sep 2021 • < 1 min read
    Language Log » New expressions for karaoke: the phoneticization of Chinese Karaoke is the abbreviated Japanese translation-transliteration of English "empty orchestra," viz., kara (空) "empty" and ōkes...
  • Web Excursion 2021-09-25
    25 Sep 2021 • 5 min read
    Modern Standby vs S3 by In Windows 10, there are two power models for PCs: S3 and Modern Standby. Modern Standby is capable of leveraging all the capabilities of a modern chipset an...
  • Web Excursions 2021-09-24
    24 Sep 2021 • 2 min read
    Google keeps records of everything you buy, even if you delete the email receipt If you use #GMail, #Google keeps records of everything you buy, even if you delete the email receipt, and even if you d...
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