Loft World

Westerners visiting Shenzhen inevitably get told to visit a few “suitable” places in the city. After “Windows on the World” and Shekou, OCT or “Overseas Chinese Town” is high on the list. OCT is more or less surrounded or enclosed Read More …

Another Kind of Mirror

Originally Posted: December 5, 2011. Adrian Johns begins his history of piracy (of the intellectual property variety) by describing an attempt by a Chinese company to copy products made by the consumer electronics giant NEC. But these pirates had taken Read More …