This plopped into my inbox like a piece of anonymous spam, but who could resist such a beautifully crafted piece of spam:
(Entrepreneurship made simple! Entrepreneurship needs interviews! Entrepreneurship needs to be studied!)
The website given is hosted on Baidu’s blog platform and is titled:
(Chinese people’s first entrepreneurship…
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From IfGoGo, by awflasher:
- People used to greet with “Did you have the dinner?”, now they say “Did you feel it(the shaking) last night?” instead.
- People used to care where their friends live, now they care on which floor do their friends live.
- People now always check carefully on the walls…
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About the show:
Slice is a collaborative project that seeks to uncover relationships between perception and movement, ephemeral experiences and the concrete materiality of everyday life.
In “Stop-Action” artist Rania Ho has handcrafted a scale reproduction of a familiar everyday object—a ping-pong table—out of low-cost commonly found materials. The inertness of this…
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A friend mentioned this to me when I was back in Hong Kong: Young professionals, after overworking themselves far past midnight, gather in McDonalds armed with… PSPs and Nintendo DSs.
Even though they are strangers to one another, they will get together for a good multiplayer game of, say, Monster Hunter. It’s popular enough that…
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Was passing by Heathrow and picked up a pamphlet about…
And I checked the website, which said they were co-hosting “over 800 events nationwide spanning art, design, cuisine, culture, science, business, technology, education and sport [that] will capture the imagination and advance the UK public’s understanding of China.”
Their lineup seems pretty impressive, and includes…
Continue readingCorporate cross-cultural pollination in action
This happened several months ago, but I think it’s still worth capturing.
“While single-use chopsticks may be a convenient option for restaurant owners and patrons alike, there is a small group of Chinese DIY designers and young environmentalists who are taking initiative to counter their use. One such group called…
Continue readingRe-usable chopsticks are in?