World Economic Forum today released The Global Competitiveness Report 2014-2015. The report is as always a joy to read for a Swede living in Singapore. Two fantastic countries when it comes to innovation and competitiveness. About Sweden the report have the following text in their excerpt: 10. Sweden, despite a rather stable competitiveness profile across … Continue reading Sweden and Singapore are competitive countries
So, one month ago I passed the one year mark living in Singapore. I wrote a few posts when we arrived here. A lot of water has passed under the bridge since. Most of my initial impressions are still valid, the school system in the international schools are fantastic. It is clean, maybe too clean … Continue reading One year in Singapore
People in Asia need to learn about the rest of the world, yes, but probably even more important, we as non-asians need to learn about the different countries in Asia as well. Just read an article over at Tech In Asia on how Asian founders need to gain experience from abroad markets to succeed. I … Continue reading A world without strangers
Arrived in Sweden this weekend and was welcomed with wonderful weather. Will be here for 2 months before going back to Singapore. To celebrate I thought I would share some Swedish entertainment and explaining two words, Lagom and Jante, to help non-Swedes understand us better. The funny sitcom Welcome to Sweden puts us on the … Continue reading Welcome to Sweden
Great Simians is announcing a new studio company, Dinewhere Dinewhere is a mobile app (and later webb) that will solve two things: Restaurant discovery Great prices Includes only curated better casual and fine dining restaurants Dinewhere will be released to a limited group in September and dependent of the result from that group, to the … Continue reading Dinewhere
This is a yearly must read for everyone working with the internet in anyway at all. It is a die hard fact driven report delivered by KPCBs Mary Meeker. It is a huge amount of slides and data, but hang in there, it is worth it! Continue reading Internet Trends report 2014
This is the philosophy behind Great Simians and why I love apes, not a detailed description of the company Great Simians. That can be found on our site greatsimians.com How it started It actually started many years ago. I needed a handle online and since I loved apes I chosed Silverback, or to be honest, … Continue reading What about all these apes and what does Great Simians mean?