Tag: China

This Massive Vending Machine Serves Up Cars (via Wired)

The Futures Agency · The Kandi Machine — China’s Sweet Pollution…. Read the WIRED story: “If you find yourself in need of a ride in Hangzhou, China, you can waltz up to a multi-story garage, punch a few buttons, and have a fully charged electric vehicle deposited in front of you. It’s a ...

China’s internet: A giant cage (via The Economist), dissidents in China say “freedom is knowing how big your cage is”

Fascinating piece on the Internet in China. “The fastest growth in internet use is in China’s poorer, more rural provinces, partly because of a surge in users connecting via mobile devices, which now outnumber those connecting from computers. The internet is no longer confined to an urban, educated and relatively well-off ...

Ai Weiwei: China’s censorship can never defeat the internet

Wise words, indeed. Soon, maybe they can be applied to the USA , as well 😉 China's censorship can never defeat the internet | Ai Weiwei | Comment is free | The Guardian Censorship is saying: “I’m the one who says the last sentence. Whatever you say, the conclusion is mine.” But ...

Google offers free music to China | Los Angeles Times

Link: Google offers free music to China | Technology | Los Angeles Times. "We are launching Music Onebox to give users an easy and legal way to find the music they’re looking for, and to give music labels and publishers a new channel to distribute, promote and make money off of ...

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