Book 1

The State of Digital Payments in the Philippines

Better Than Cash Alliance Country Diagnostic of the Philippines assesses the state and evolution of the digital payments ecosystem in the country. It estimates the share of digital payments across the payments grid as of 2018.

Mobile Media and Social Intimacies in Asia

Mobile Media and Social Intimacies in Asia

Springer Nature. 2020

This edited volume brings together cutting-edge studies from emerging scholars of East/Southeast Asia who explore the role of mobile media in the contemporary transformation of the region’s social intimacies, from the romantic to the familial to the communal. By providing a regional and transnational overview of such studies, it affords new insights into how these mobile technologies have contributed to the rise of ‘glocal intimacies’. This pertains to the normalisation and intensification...

Beat the Forex Dealer

Beat the Forex Dealer

John Wiley & Sons. 2009

The foreign-exchange market is often referred to as the Slaughterhouse where novice traders go to get 'chopped up'. It is one of egos and money, where millions of dollars are won and lost every day and phones are routinely thrown across hectic trading desks. This palpable excitement has led to the explosion of the retail FX market, which has unfortunately spawned a new breed of authors and gurus more than happy to provide misleading and often downright fraudulent information by promising...

Inside Black Mirror

Inside Black Mirror

Random House. 2018

‘Black Mirror is hands down the most relevant program of our time, if for no other reason than how often it can make you wonder if we’re all living in an episode of it.’ – New York Times What becomes of humanity when it’s fed into the jaws of a hungry new digital machine? Discover the world of Black Mirror in this immersive, illustrated, oral history. This first official book logs the entire Black Mirror journey, from its origins in creator Charlie Brooker’s mind to its current status as one...

Celestial Navigation for Yachtsmen

Celestial Navigation for Yachtsmen

Bloomsbury Publishing. 2017

The 13th edition of this bestselling book is proof of the success of Mary Blewitt's concise and clear style in explaining a particularly difficult skill, and it has been the bible for many generations of ocean navigators. Since this book was first published, the huge advances in electronic navigation have transported most offshore navigators to a world of press-button convenience. However, there is still a vital need for traditional skills when things go wrong: batteries can fail, aerials go...