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Archive for September, 2009

I’m in Shanghai, but….

Thursday, September 24th, 2009

Well I arrived here in Shanghai more than one week ago, but I didn't write any updates. Some people would call me lazy, but let me present my excuses first: I was promised to have internet in my place, however until today the internet didn't materialize. And last time I ...

GB2BIG Simplified Traditional Chinese automatic translation Plugin for Firefox

Tuesday, September 8th, 2009

Are You annoyed by some people who can't stop using outdated traditional characters? Are You annoyed by the hip crowd that jumps on any train and thinks simplified characters are cool? Everyone of us probably prefers either simplified Chinese or traditional Chinese and is annoyed if the unwanted comes up. ...

New railroads in Tibet open up economic possibilities

Sunday, September 6th, 2009

Note: You might want to open Google Earth or some other map-tool before starting to read this article. Lhasa, a fast growing city in Tibet on its path to modernity with an impressive mountainous background. Tibet (西藏) is currently mostly known for public unrest and fruitless dialogs on the one hand and ...

Keeping it real the Chinese way

Friday, September 4th, 2009

What do You want to be someday? What is Your future dream job? This is a question everyone of us faces sooner or later. The more dreamy of us might be a musician, the lazybones might try English teacher, hard working people might get into some management position, but what do ...