Monthly Archives: January 2010

Clearing the fog around Google China reports

Note: This is cross-posted from the old Imagethief blog. The original post is here. A quick pointer to an excellent post at the Wall Street Journal’s China Real Time blog, which busts several myths concerning Google in China that have … Continue reading

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Google detonates the China corporate communications script

Imagethief stumbled blearily to his computer this morning expecting a relaxed scan of the news but found the Chinese Twittersphere ablaze with the news of Google’s bombshell blog post, which went up in the middle of the night early this … Continue reading

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Seriously? They blocked IMDB?

Note: This is cross-posted from the old Imagethief blog. The original post is here. Imagethief is as annoyed by the Great Firewall (or Net Nanny or what-have-you) as anyone who lives in China and uses overseas social networks. One of … Continue reading

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Paul Midler’s “Poorly Made in China”: Mischief, mayhem, soap

Note: This is cross-posted from the old Imagethief blog. The original post is here. As a general rule, Imagethief dislikes business books, especially instructional ones. I find them tedious and most of them age faster than caviar on a car … Continue reading

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We’re back, plus the great Christmas pox of ’09

Note: This is cross-posted from the old Imagethief blog. The original post is here. On Sunday Imagethief arrived in Beijing from two well-earned holiday weeks in the San Francisco Bay Area. Flying with Zachary), now 22 months, is always an … Continue reading

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