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Dumplings for Sale: published in That's Shanghai & a note on what the censors didn't allow - Updates - Tricia Wang [ethnographer & sociologist researching cellphones and computers in China & Mexico]I contributed the lead story in That's Shanghai's February issue, Dumplings for Sale . I was really pleased with how the piece turned out. They even included a section about my research , where I explain how Dumplings for Sale seems to be far from a case study of tech use, acually fits into my larger research project on trust and the internet in China. Though, one thing that's missing from the story is an entire paragraph that I wrote on the relationship between the chengguan and the street vendors. The State Council Information Office censored this paragraph:
by Tammy Erickson | 8:50 AM April 4, 2011
The following video is the first of the great series on China’s ghost cities that Bloomberg is running this week. Getting China right is key to your P&L and the direction of many markets, including emerging equities and commodities . We’re grappling with who financed these cities, who is holding the paper, and how were they financed.
by Michael Schrage | 11:10 AM March 1, 2011 In the wake of uprisings in Tunisia, Egypt and Libya , China briefly shut down LinkedIn access .
Ogilvy has released an infographic detailing the major social media players and their Chinese counter parts.
China's science spending is up by 26% in one year. http://news.sciencemag.org/scienceinsider/2012/03/another-bumper-year-for-chinese-.html UK science spending is frozen, and with inflation it will fall 10%. http://www.guardian.co.uk/science/2010/oct/19/spending-review-science-budget-spared The UK punches massively above its weight in international science, despite low funding. If you were looking for our comparative advantage , as economists put it, then science would be a very good bet. But science is also where new stuff comes from.