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  2. Jun 2020
    1. This is a major development—given the combined efforts of Google and the mobile networks, RCS will be the fastest deployed messaging technology of all time.
    2. One thing that would certainly be a game-changer would be some form of standardized RCS end-to-end encryption that allows secure messages to be sent outside Google Messages.
    3. The thinking behind RCS was to deliver a best of both worlds solution—the cross-platform ubiquity of SMS with the functionality of WhatsApp and iMessage, but built right into the core network infrastructure
    4. Rich Communication Services is a reinvention of cellular messaging, a halfway house between the SMS ecosystem run by network operators and platforms like WhatsApp and iMessage. The wide-scale RCS rollout is being driven by Google as Android’s iMessage equivalent
  3. May 2020
  4. Dec 2019
    1. medieval burgher could only afford to consume one teaspoon of the sweet granules per year.

      Commodity: Sugar Sugar is rare, for the rich only. It is very expensive, even for the rich.

      Medieval Burgher) -> rich people live in town.

  • Jul 2019
    1. It is the luxurious and dissipated who set the fashions which the herd so

      This is very true. Celebrities are huge trend-setters and with social media, their influence is more powerful. Why are people so quick to jump on the trends and follow them so diligently? Why do we try to be like the "luxurious and dissipated" and give them authority to influence? Overindulgence does not lead to more happiness. In the end, the rich and poor have the same fate. We do not carry our riches to the grave.

  • Apr 2019
    1. A river god sulks, and the child drowns; a sky god smiles, and the corn ripens. The modern Americans assign similar powers not only to whales and spotted owls but also to individuals blessed with the aura of celebrity."

      How society views/viewed celebrities.

  • Feb 2018
    1. How Rich Chigga changed Indonesia’s hip-hop scene Shradha SinghJanuary 31, 2018YouTube Rapper, Rich Chigga aka Brian Immanuel has taken the internet by storm since the release of Dat $tick on the YouTube. Few had heard about him before 2016 but ever since that video went viral, he has come into the eyes of the likes of Ghostface Killah and other well-known faces of hip-hop.

      All of 16 years at the time, Chigga’s profane track video had him wearing a pink polo neck, and an eye-catching fanny pack with a Martell cognac to complete the drill trap look. Brian’s fame quickly grew after he joined forces with 88Rising, a collective based out in the US that helps Asian artists get a global audience.

  • Mar 2017