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http://c.brightcove.com/services/viewer/federated_f9?isVid=1 Head of Chinese government’s sovereign investments: Jin Liqun (family-name personal-name order) Europe lacks a “master plan” to deal with the currency problems Europe-wide bonds slowing down the Chinese economy on purpose rural migrants, inland vs coastal “Social harmony is … Continue reading

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Freitag Container Retail Building via tstitt (Source: http://design.spotcoolstuff.com/unusual-architecture/shipping-container-buildings://)

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http://c.brightcove.com/services/viewer/federated_f9?isVid=1 Africans drink 7 litres of commercial beer per year. Chinese drink 35 litres of commercial beer per year. Americans drink 70+ litres of commercial beer per year. (minute 7) From my own little corner of the Earth, it looks … Continue reading

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Geotagging

Geotagged photos (e.g. flickr) and text (e.g. twitter) associate data to a particular point on the globe × time. In other words, a fibre bundle over S²×T. Imagine the position future historians will be in — if they can synthesise … Continue reading

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http://www.bbc.co.uk/emp/9player.swf?revision=10344_10570 The Taiping “Heavenly Kingdom” historical mèmes: appropriating convenient parts of a foreign, exotic religion for one’s own needs. Buddhism in USA over the last 25 years; Christianity in China 100 years ago. sex is bad smoking, drinking is bad … Continue reading

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