Twitter
LinkedIn

Posts Tagged blogs


How Apple Is More Authoritarian Than The Chinese Government

I am a fan of Apple’s products. I believe that the hardware is well-designed, and so is the software. In particular, I believe that the design philosophy behind Objective-C and Cocoa frameworks are the best thought-out and implemented tools for any developer looking for a strong and robust environment for object-oriented programming. Like other Apple [...]

Read More...

Have A Cracked iPhone in China And Want To Upgrade to 3G?

If you are one of the estimated 800,000+ iPhone users in China, then there is a more than 99% chance that your iPhone is cracked since Apple does not yet have a carrier partner in China. For many of those users, there is the fear that once Apple ties up with a Chinese carrier and [...]

Read More...

The Chinese BBS As Town Square

Chang-Won Kim, who publishes the Web 2.0 Asia blog, recently commented on my article about China’s BBSes, and questioned whether the BBS would indeed become the future of social media in China. Here is what Mr. Kim says: In short, the article said: Much of Chinese internet = BBS Often the Chinese “group thoughts/activities”, such [...]

Read More...

How Much Can Chinese Bloggers Make From Blogging?

For most people, blogs are no longer exciting as they were in 2002, when they first burst on the scene. Part of the reason for this is because although the technology for blogging is mature, an economic model for bloggers has not really taken hold. This is especially the case in China, where there are [...]

Read More...

Has The Tipping Point Tipped?

Ever since its publication, The Tipping Point, by Malcolm Gladwell, has captured the imagination of marketers and PR people all over the world. Basically, the book argues that ideas are spread by different groups of people, and that some have more influence than others in helping an idea to spread. For marketers and PR people, [...]

Read More...