Chinese Chingkun Tech crated a 195-gigapixel panorama of Shanghai:
After taking photos in the Oriental Pearl Tower which is 230 m high and after data treatment for two months, we successfully created this picture, the world’s third largest picture and Asia’s first largest picture, marking that our team became a top creative image production team of the world.
I found my old appartment building, my university, friends’ houses, … Pure nostalgia…
Chris Humphrey writing for the South China Morning Post:
“Vietnam responded to this outbreak early and proactively. Its first risk assessment exercise was conducted in early January – soon after cases in China started being reported,” Park says.
I’m impressed with Vietnam’s reaction to this crisis. They closed cinemas, bars, karaoke parlors early, then restricted access to restaurants and finally closed everything that’s not absolutely necessary.
Wired co-founder Kevin Kelly was a backpacker before being a backpacker was a thing.
I knew nothing about Asia, or even travelling; I had never even been out of New England. I knew nothing about what to expect. I went to the bookstores and it was really hard to find any information. There were these Fodor’s guidebooks for people who had a lot of money. I didn’t have any money. They barely covered places like Taiwan, so these books weren’t of any use to me. There was no internet, of course, and the libraries didn’t have much. I travelled kind of blindly because I had to.
Also check out the behind the scenes video:
How a simple rice cooker uses the physical properties of water and magnets to cook perfect rice.
Booze, Sex, and the Dark Art of Dealmaking in China
How Xi Jinping took control of China.
I like both cities but I’m not sure I could live in Hong Kong. It’s so narrow and crowded.
I love the movie and I love the soundtrack.