From Hacked Matter’s feature in the Atlantic:
Take, World Peace Industrial (WPI), a Taiwanese electronic sourcing company located in Shenzhen, as an example. The company’s application technology unit (ATU) spends millions annually to develop reference circuit boards, called gongban 公板 (“public board”). A gongban can be used by a variety of different companies, who either incorporate it in…
Continue readingShanzhai Meets Open Source
Fascinating read from my co-blogger Lyn’s research on shanzhai as an innovation space in the future.
My favorite excerpt comes from Bunnie Huang (the Chumby guy):
1) Buy low, sell high — and time counts as money. No holds barred.
2) Confucius’ silver rule, do not do unto others what you would not have them do…
Continue readingBunnie Huang’s Rules of Shanzhai