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Saturday, May 25, 2019

The Medium IS the Message

As explained in the book “Big Magic” by Elizabeth Gilbert, during the 1960s, Balinese dance became so popular to watch that the damp cold...

Building a Chinese Team

“Recover a top secret isotope from a crashed spacecraft and along the way set off an explosive while nobody is inside the indicated blast...
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A Face in the Code

Tradition and hierarchy form the deep-rooted historical foundation of China’s cultural codes. As a result, shame and honor function as extremely powerful motivational forces...
This article first appeared in the Nanjinger, details below.

Eco-Urbanisation;Reinventing the City, Jiangxinzhou Style

Long term residents of Nanjing will be very familiar with Jiangxinzhou, commonly referred to in non-Chinese speaking communities as Grape Island; famed for its...

Targeting China

Unless one is in advertising one never really thinks about. So the importance of advertising directly to the Chinese market, despite the very obvious...

L.M.A; Losing My Addiction

I suspect that it is possible to be addicted to a location, as opposed to a substance or an activity. Top of the list...

Where there’s Wealth, there’s Materialism

While understanding China’s consumer culture is certainly a scholarly fashion, and “to get rich is glorious” (Deng, 1992), that contentment has forever been rooted...
ant tribe

Lost Youth; The Ant Tribe & its Economic Trap

Each morning, they march to work, in coffee shops, training centres, import/export companies, hairdressers, even art galleries, and then, plain old...

Forward; to the Future

As time travellers arrive in Nanjing, they might expect to find a Metro service ready to whisk them off to the suburbs, or possibly...

NJQR; Scanning Nanjing’s Street Signs

“Wandering around in Nanjing is like shopping in a boutique”, Zhu Ziqing, a famous Chinese essayist from the Republican era, once said. Indeed, 2,500...
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