Aviation: Crowded skies, frustrated passengers – The Economist

Aviation: Crowded skies, frustrated passengers (The Economist) is an interesting article. Here’s an example of China’s three pillared political structure (military, party, and state) creating a situation where a relatively minor issue becomes entrenched as almost impossible to improve. On one hand, there is an abundance of caution when it comes to Chinese flight traffic. On … Continue reading

Information Leakage and Information Asymmetry – NYT and The Economist

Information Leakage and Information Asymmetry – NYT and The Economist

A Cheap Spying Tool With a High Creepy Factor (NYTimes) demonstrates how easy it is to “spy” on people. This doesn’t surprise me at all nor does it amount to a journalistic revelation. What is significant, however, is that it points towards how dangerously little knowledge consumers have about their online privacy. This information asymmetry … Continue reading