Category Archives: Internet Culture

Internet Restored

To those of you who live in places where internet packages can be bought and installed same day- I am quite jealous. A story of misadventure in trying to purchase web access in China. Continue reading

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Zuckerberg, Baidu and Facebook China Vs. American Senate

Baidu, China’s largest web search provider, is suspected of planning on entering a joint venture in the creation of a Facebook China. U.S. Senator Dick Durban may say otherwise. Continue reading

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China, Facebook and Mark Zuckerberg

I have not doubt that Zuckergberg is serious in his commitment to bringing Facebook to China. With a market 420 million strong, how couldn’t he be? But is it really meant to be? Continue reading

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Podcast

I have been playing with the idea of creating a weekly Borrowed Culture podcast.  I have no experience with such things, nor do I know if it is actually in line with the format of this site, but most of … Continue reading

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Facebook China?

Mark Zuckerberg has made his Facebook a home for social circles around the world, and yet finds himself with one last market to conquer; Will a Facebook China ever see the light of day? Continue reading

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Water Leak, Wikileaks

I’m back in the Valley, and to no one’s surprise it is raining once again.  This seems to be the common November, December trend.  Raining doesn’t really do this weather justice; it is more as if the ocean was coming … Continue reading

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A Web of Voices

The internet in China; More restriction, more talk and nothing has changed. Continue reading

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Oh Google, where art thou?

Google has announced that it may withdraw from the Chinese market. There is a large and quickly rising outcry, and reading deeper reveals that much more is at play than simply the interests of Google. Continue reading

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