Archive for the ‘China’ Category

Looking Tough

April 18th, 2011
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Sitting in the middle of a ... Well I wouldn't say heated, but a above Luke warm meeting wherein my primary duty is to look tough. The situation runs along the lines of Party A: represented by my female cousin (the apitomy of unintimidating - unless your afraid of inconsequential chatter about the lesser aspects of ...

Apple and I

March 31st, 2011
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after spending some time reviewing the Ipad 2 recently I though I'd consolidate my thoughts and conclusions about the world of Apple in general on digital paper Some Iphone & Ipad Love Revolutionary? A Trend setter? Absolutely. There is little doubt in my mind that Apple is leading the way with it's i devices (Ipad and Iphone). ...

How to access Facebook in China

November 25th, 2009
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Update - 11/13/2017! - The Struggle is Real I haven't updated this blog in a while, but my friends at Global From Asia have produced a useful up to date guide, feel free to check out their China VPN Guide. Fare thee well! Update - 6/9/10! - All Hail Freegate After more than a couple months scraping ...

Happy Chinese New Year 新年好!

February 3rd, 2009

So begins my account of my adventures over the Chinese new year. For those of you that don't know the Chinese holiday extended from January 26th to about February 2nd. The holiday is heavily populated with fireworks, family gatherings, community events and a shmorgasborg of other celebratory customs. 1-27-09 The Boat, The Fireworks, and the Fishing ...