Posted in new media thoughts

War on food: Amazon, Google, Uber or anyone else?

The Internet of things is showing the ambition to connect everything, while we have learnt to take it for granted. One of the latest trends is delivering foods, ranging from snacks to fresh vegetables to all imaginable groceries. By pressing the button on a mobile App, consumers can just wait for the fresh iced vegetables or hot cuisines arriving outside the door.

Giant companies have successively entered this promising market. Amazon burst out its fresh business from 2013 onwards, and reached to New York, Seattle and other cities in recent 2 years. Traditional supermarkets, such as Safeway in western and central United States, also launched online delivery service. Much surprisingly, even Google has tested its express service in two US cities recently, and expanding next-day delivery in midwest. Continue reading “War on food: Amazon, Google, Uber or anyone else?”

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Gossips on using WordPress and social media

After using WordPress for several months, and taking half of the New Media Program in CUHK, some thoughts have come to mind. Just list a few on blog and social media consumption nowadays.

  1. To introduce traffic to blog page, I have tried to add links as much as possible. The links contain original URLs of the graphs or statistics cited, together with my social media and personal portal websites. Hope to raise the SEO to a small extent. 😛
  2. The experience of using WordPress is like managing a website on my own, for I can tracking the visitors and traffic data. This is really interesting and can enhance enthusiasm of continuing blogging.
  3. The pre-created moulds and prototypes of website design is amazing and easy to use, which is a shortcut of creating a sophisticate page. Also there is a wide range of customised aspects, encouraging to explore further and demonstrate personal characteristics. Continue reading “Gossips on using WordPress and social media”