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Links tagged with “china”

  1. 龙焰 Dragon Burn

    I was thinking how interesting a Chinese Burning Man might be… of course, they’ve already made a start.

  2. Counter-Counter-Revolution by David Runciman (London Review of Books)

    On whether 1979 was the most significant year of the 20th century. Either way, an interesting look at a handful of people and occasions that had a profound effect. Suggests we don’t know yet who our current era’s most impactful people will be.

  3. China’s Ghost Cities? Not so ghost-like. | Tobias Buckell Online

    Those news reports about empty Chinese cities appear to be not entirely accurate. (via @GreatDismal)

  4. Are you listening, Steve Jobs? « BirdAbroad

    Wow - almost entirely convincing fake Apple Stores in China. So convincing (unless you’re a bit too obsessed with Apple’s typography etc) even the employees think they work for Apple. (via Haddock)

  5. And Now Presenting: Amazing Satellite Images Of The Ghost Cities Of China

    I skipped this link the first couple of times seeing it, but I’m glad I finally looked. Amazing, stunning amounts of development, largely uninhabited. (via BERG)

  6. Core77 - The True Story of Automoblox

    From 2005, about the struggles to get a toy car product line manufactured in China. A good read. (via Kottke, a while ago)

  7. The Secret Diary of Steve Jobs: I’m really thinking maybe I shouldn’t have yelled at that Chinese guy so much

    Can we have the second and third paragraph printed in big letters as the first thing anyone sees when they open the packaging on a new shiny thing? (via Daring Fireball)

  8. Summary of China Rights Developments | Human Rights Watch

    Just in case you’re enjoying the Olympics so much you’ve forgotten all this stuff.

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