Monthly Archives: August 2006

Cultural Revolution's Effect on China Talent Pool

Senior talents, those with 10+ years of relevant experience, are so hard to find in China. Cultural Revolution From 1966 to 1976, China suffered the famed cultural revolution. The ferocious intensity on thought control stopped the country from anything else. … Continue reading

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Xi'An (西安)

Xi'An (西安) is the most ancient capital in China. Way back in 250BC, Emperor Qin (秦) united China and made this city its capital. He had a great plan. He will be the 1st and the beginning of generations of … Continue reading

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Common traits of senior engineering managers

Common traits of senior engineering managers July 1, 2006 How much can you really do to get ahead? What does it take to be promoted to next level? Like many of my colleagues, I choose people for jobs based on … Continue reading

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Day for the Dead

Chinese pronounce 8 “ba.” August 8th, short for 8-8, sounds like BaBa, exactly the same sound to call one's father. In Taiwan, August 8th is therefore the father's day there. The full moon of the 7th month is the Chinese … Continue reading

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The bursting of the China bubble

Or not. China is to slow down. She must. The inability to do so will bring dire consequences, including a Great Depression like social disaster that topples governments. USA GDP for 2005 is about 12.36 trillions dollars, more than 5 … Continue reading

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