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Little Rice – Smartphones, Xiaomi, and the Chinese Dream by Clay Shirky

When we moved to Shanghai earlier this year, I did not know that Clay Shirky had moved to China over a year ago to teach at NYU Shanghai. Clay has a new book out: Little Rice РSmartphones, Xiaomi, and the

Posted in China, Internet, mobile, News, Personal

supporting Nepal Earthquake Relief for Rural Communities

If you have been shocked and horrified by the images and news from Nepal, and you are looking to perhaps donate to an organization in Nepal, please consider donating to this effort to rebuild two schools in Nepal which have

Posted in News, Personal

Rest in peace Mark Alpen

                    A wonderful man has left us too soon. My condolences to Ln and Mark’s family and everyone who was touched by their love.

Posted in Personal

goodbye to Eiko Ishioka

A truly unique artist has passed. Our dear family friend, from before I was born, Eiko Ishioka, passed this weekend. For those of you who don’t know of Eiko Ishioka, she was (and probably will be for a long, long

Posted in Japan, Personal

new blog software for 2012

I wanted to start blogging again and wanted to migrate my blog to WordPress from MT. With help from Pete (thanks!) I’ve migrated to WP. I still need to tweak my Theme. If you see any problems, please leave a

Posted in Personal

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