Just when you think Beijing has cleaned up it’s act, you get hit with a 200+ AQI day. Of course, polluted air in China has been a trend for a while now, especially in Beijing. And perhaps it is a sign of the times that I am complaining now when its only a little below … Read moreAir Pollution Returns to Beijing
Beijing Loves Hacking: Angelhack Returns After Two Year Absence Angelhack, a US-based “global hackathon organization” held its first ever event in Beijing, China, since 2014 this past weekend at the naked Hub co-working space located near Dongdaqiao Subway Station in Chaoyang District (6/2/2018-6/3/2018). Coders, up-and-coming entrepreneurs, and enthusiasts alike all met to code, pitch, and ultimately … Read moreBeijing Loves Hacking: Angelhack Returns After Two Year Absence
Want to Learn About Blockchain? Caner Ipek Has Got You Covered. The Chinese government built Tsinghua University in 1911 to the northwest of the Forbidden City in Peking (modern day Beijing). They built the school using US reparation money, paid to China to compensate for the damages endured during the Boxer Rebellion. Originally a preparatory … Read moreWant to Learn About Blockchain? Caner Ipek Has Got You Covered.
Y Combinator Targets Startups in Beijing Beijing, China This past Saturday, May 19th, 2018, Silicon Valley start-up incubator, Y Combinator (commonly referred to as YC), held their first ever China event, “Startup School Beijing”, at Tsinghua University in Beijing, China The event allowed YC partners and founders a chance to speak to an audience of … Read moreY Combinator Targets Startups in Beijing
Zhongguancun: A Gateway into Modern China The Mandarin word, 中关村 (Zhongguancun) is composed of three simple characters. The first, 中 (zhong), means middle or center. The second, 关 (guan), means gateway or pass. Finally, 村 (cun) is the character for village. It also suggests inferiority and low-level quality, characteristic of a society where city dwellers … Read moreZhongguancun: A Gateway into Modern China