8/6/2012 12:43 PM EDT
The rigidity of Chinese government’s control over people’s lives is well documented. Many foreign observers (including myself), however, often naively assume that people in China are equally rigid about complying with government rules.
post comment 20 comments last comment Tim W
What has the Chinese government done to limit the vehicular and other pollution at the sources? Do ...
7/19/2012 9:37 AM EDT
When I was at a farm in the Alentejo region of Portugal, I saw little connection between cork and engineering. Wrong. Cork has already taken flight -- from bottle caps to aerospace.
post comment 16 comments last comment MartyLevine
Hi Junko! The problem is a diminished lack of respect to tradition. What ever happened to cork ...
6/29/2012 8:43 AM EDT
Recent reports from Japan on new CEOs at Japan’s two consumer electronics behemoths – Sony Corp. and Panasonic Corp. – should make you feel both hopeful and weary at the same time.
post comment 6 comments last comment Neo1
Panasonic simply couldn't let go of Plasma technology and spent huge sums on it to maintain the ...
6/28/2012 9:33 AM EDT
When an executive resigns from a company, it is announced in a dry press release in which it says that Mr. XYZ “is leaving the company for personal reasons to spend more time with his family.”
post comment 6 comments last comment Frank Eory
Agreed. This was very refreshing, personal and passionate. Best of luck to Mr. Chadha in his next ...
6/27/2012 1:17 PM EDT
Many of my friends, colleagues and readers told me that a flood of comments posted by EE Times community members’ after each of my China stories is more revealing than my reporting.
post comment 28 comments last comment InTouch Quality
Chanj - You make an excellent comment and I agree. Having worked in quality control in China for ...
6/20/2012 10:13 AM EDT
As I see a lot of ink spilt in the media over Microsoft’s upcoming tablet dubbed “Surface,” I can’t help but wonder where on earth Microsoft plans to sell this product.
post comment 32 comments last comment Duane Benson
I need a fraction of the power of my laptop when I'm on the road. But, I need that fraction to work ...
6/17/2012 4:37 PM EDT
The speed of revolution among Chinese Internet social sites is so fast that it makes Google, Yahoo and Amazon look molasses in January on the Siberian border.
post comment 9 comments last comment abraxalito
Oh and I forgot another crucial difference - its truly an interactive marketplace. QQ chat is ...
6/10/2012 7:33 PM EDT
Why does a Chinese become an engineer? Enter the world of M. She is my new Chinese friend I met in Shenzhen.
post comment 49 comments last comment tthappy
I am also engineer from china in shenzhen. Make a living is first. The CPI here is very high,one ...
6/8/2012 2:04 PM EDT
While queuing up for customs at the airport, I quickly learned to play what has now become my favorite sport since I arrived in China: Reading signs in Kanji (Chinese characters) and guess what they mean.
post comment 17 comments last comment gasdfnq
Japanese script is traditionly based on Chinese charactor but they developed more based on their ...
5/27/2012 6:32 PM EDT
10-foot Fender Stratocaster guitars showed up in front of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum in Cleveland this Memorial weekend. Among them was a guitar illuminated with LED lights, developed by Rambus engineers.
post comment 3 comments last comment rpcy
Rambus, you've convinced me. What the world needs is an electric guitar, the entire face of which is ...