One of these days I was visiting a Brazilian headphone community at Facebook when someone asked if his motherboard was compatible with a pair of headphones and if he needed a external DAC. Now, this is normal on that community thus I went and read some of the replies until my eyes gazed at so … Continue reading Communities and sellers.
I could write a full article about the massive Chinese audiophile community, but I won't go there for the sake of my sanity. Let's just say they are very enthusiastic about Hi-Fi. In one point I think most occidental audiophiles agree, the Chinese are very serious about their Hi-Fi and they have the power of … Continue reading China, the new audiophile superpower.
This is my way of buying stuff on ebay. It works for me, so maybe it works for others. I don't sell stuff so I'll not touch that topic. Before buying stuff check the import rules of your country. When buying from outside Europe I never ever go above 22€, mostly because above that I'll have to … Continue reading My rules for ebay.
In 2012 Charles Duhigg wrote an amazing article in the NYT called "How Companies Learn Your Secrets". The article is still fresh after all these years and depicts a consumer society gone bad. Sadly these days consumer data is the new gold for corporations, social networks, search engines, online markets and other corporations will go to … Continue reading Consumerism gone bad.
Don't get me wrong from the title because I love China, it has a beautiful culture, amazing views outside the urban areas, and pretty badass Ebay shops. The Chinese I know are very hard workers, they take their work and income very seriously and thus Ebay is the perfect window to sell stuff to a … Continue reading Ebay the Chinatown of the world.