Guanxi online + other news

Reading Time: 3 minutes Guanxi 56minus1 :: » guanxi in the Chinese web :: – the rapid rise of Chinese social media has resulted in changes in guanxi. This means more pressure on the government to take action bypassing guanxi. Influencers and experts with a following have a new form of guanxi Business Yahoo Announces Next Steps in Open… Continue reading Guanxi online + other news

Media casualty: PingMag

Reading Time: < 1 minute PingMag has long been an inspiration for this blog with their reportage of Japanese culture and design. Unfortunately they posted their last post yesterday, though there are talks of another publishing company taking over. PingMag showed that there was more to Japanese culture and design than school girl uniforms, cos play outfits and Hello Kitty.… Continue reading Media casualty: PingMag

Jargon Watch: Grey nomads

Reading Time: < 1 minute Grey nomads – an Australian term for older people, often self-funded retirees who keep on the move in a camper van. They want to enjoy themselves rather than waiting to die. This isn’t exclusively an Australian trend, the Caravan Club is popular in the UK and both Airstream trailers and Harley Davidson tap into a… Continue reading Jargon Watch: Grey nomads