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The Sharing Economy is a socio-economic ecosystem built around the sharing of human, physical and intellectual resources.
Whilst the Sharing Economy is currently in its infancy, this is only the beginning: in its entirety and potential it is a new and alternative socio-economic system which embeds sharing and collaboration at its heart – across all aspects of social and economic life.
The leading businesses that are advancing the concept of the “sharing economy” are in many respects no longer insurgents and newcomers. The size and scale of Uber, Airbnb and several other firms now rival, or even surpass, those of some of the world’s largest businesses in transportation, hospitality and other sectors. As the economic power of these technology-driven firms grows, there continue to be regulatory and policy skirmishes on every possible front, across cities and towns spanning the United States, Europe and beyond.
Here is one example in China:
Since Trump became the President of the U.S., his Twitter also became the main source of the news.
Twitter is still banned in mainland China, however, can not stop the Chinese internet users to follow and make fun of it.
Here is a Data News of Trump’s Twitter from FT.Chinese.com
(This is a repost from FT.Chinese.com by Silva Shih, click the link to read the original:
The travel ban is a buzz word, let us read how The Washington Post turns data to graphics with a story:
(This is a repost from The Washington Post, click the link to read the original:
Many tech companies and scholars have raised their voices against President Trump’s Jan. 27 executive order on immigration. The hundreds of researchers and high-skilled workers who could be affected by the travel ban are part of the larger U.S. innovation economy, a community that relies heavily on foreign talent and whose members now worry that legal immigration could be the next target.
Saturday, 4 March 2017 from 10:00 to 18:00 (HKT)
Kowloon Tong, Hong Kong SAR China
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Please bring your laptop, laptop charger, power extension bar to attend ODD. For those who will present your project at the end of ODD, please also bring your VGA adoptor.
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10:15 Introduction and Team Forming
11:00 Start of team works / discussions
16:00 Open Data Roundtable with Guests
17:00 Team Presentation
– Open Data Hong Kong
– Open Source Hong Kong
Venue: Classroom B5-209, 5/F Academic 1, City University of Hong Kong, Kowloon Tong.
Everyone is talking about America’s politics, and the The New Youk Times used cubes to visualize the data and make the stories more fun to read, you can easily tell from Economy(blue), Domestic Issues(yellow) or International Issues(red)： Continue reading
At the first Data & News Society Colloquium of 2017, Jonathan Soma, from Columbia Journalism School, shared his ideas on Data and Visual Design in Journalism on Feb.20th.
(Photo by Bobo WEI)
Jonathan Soma, Director of Columbia Journalism School’s Lede Program, is coming to Hong Kong Baptist University on 20th February to talk about Data and Visual Design in Journalism.
When: 10:00 AM-11:30 AM, Feb. 20, 2017 (Monday).
Where: Room 1022, 10/F, Communication and Visual Arts Building, Hong Kong Baptist University.
Chinese New Year is the most important holiday for all Chinese, nowadays become the world’s popular celebration. Here is some interesting data news about the Chinese New Year.