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Clothing Removal Norms

01 Dec 2008
In: Cultural Norms, Tokyo
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A guest over from South Korea – warm but wearing her coat for the duration of her stay inside the cafe. For every context the …
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Delivery Norms, Consumption Habits

01 Dec 2008
In: Future Perfect, Shanghai
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Meal delivery in Shanghai. What meals are currently off-limits for home delivery and why? To what extent do changes in local delivery norms alter consumption …
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I Heart Monitor

27 Nov 2008
In: Today's Office, Tokyo
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This morning I made my once-yearly pilgrimage to an Akasaka clinic for a comprehensive health check-up, a ritual that highlights the best and the best …
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Thinking for Future

27 Nov 2008
In: Accra, Cultural Norms
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Voice Search: New Sounds in the City

20 Nov 2008
In: Design Inspiration
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Want to know what you sound like to others? Cup your hand around your ear and speak. To what extent does knowing what you sound …
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Status Symbol

15 Nov 2008
In: Future Perfect, Tokyo
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In many cultures novice drivers are required to carry a ‘learner sign’ – here in Japan this extends to elderly drivers who are require to …
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Media Studies

13 Nov 2008
In: Shanghai, Today's Office
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On the wrong side of the lens unfortunately.
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Weaving For Profit and Pleasure

11 Nov 2008
In: Shanghai, Today's Office
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There’s no choice but to sit back and relax when your driver weaves in and out of airport to city traffic with skills obviously learned …
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The Power of (Not) Recording Video

10 Nov 2008
In: Cheju, Today's Office
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The video for the Future Social talk at LIFT Asia can now be uploaded from here with accompanying notes and presentation here You’re hosting an event …
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Shanghaid

10 Nov 2008
In: Shanghai
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Night flight and a couple of days in Shanghai this week. Heaven is only one hour’s time difference and a blitz of research ahead.
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