July 3, 2010

Jeff Immelt: Not GE’s Brightest Bulb

immelt Jeff Immelt won this week's foot-in-mouth award for his comments on China foreign investment, giving us all a glimpse of his inner douchebag.
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July 2, 2010

Workin’ For The (China)Man In Dixie

Haier-SC When bringing home the bacon means working for the Chinese, can Joe Main Street live it down? Some Americans chafe at the idea of Chinese companies in the US.
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June 29, 2010

Chinese Government Not Happy With Google.cn Redirect

Google.cn's new redirect landing page. China's government tells Google it cannot keep redirecting Google.cn to google.com.hk if it wants to renew the ICP license required for the google.cn domain.
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June 28, 2010

The Decline of Everything, and Why Innovation Won’t Save Us

pessimism In the face of all the bad news out there, it's tough not to fall in with the nattering nabobs of negativism. Say hello to a reluctant new optimist.
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June 24, 2010

GoSo.cn: A Search Engine For The People Against Baidu?

goso-vs-google-logos Would you trust the People's Daily, official mouthpiece of the Chinese Communist Party, to provide you with trusted internet search results? More so than Baidu?
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June 20, 2010

The Foxconn Night Shift

Industrial Scene, Pittsburgh - Aaron Harry Gorson - 1928
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June 19, 2010

American Companies Poisoned Homeowners With Chinese Drywall

Smelly drywall made in Tianjin, China. Recent news show that American builders & contractors had known about possible Chinese drywall issues but chose to stay quiet to continuing selling to customers.
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June 17, 2010

Cyclicality and Negative Online Comment Payola

ouroboros Enter the new age of online comment payola, where competitors fight for message control and consumers look for the truth.
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June 16, 2010

You’ve Always Known You Are Not So Smart

Just so Stan doesn’t feel lonely in being the only one apologizing for our recent lack of posts, I’m sorry….more »

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June 14, 2010

Chinese Soccer–An Allegory Of China’s Status In The World

Chinese soccer/football team. Despite the growth, economics, & superb performances during the Olympics, China is a nation in love with soccer, & full of angst over its inability to compete.
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