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The rise of the QR code and how it has forever changed China’s social habits
It’s being used to encourage tipping at restaurants, receive cash gifts at weddings...even beggars are using it to collect handouts. The little barcode is driving China’s rapid shift towards a cashless society
china  qrcode  society  userexperience  pamoja 
june 2017 by garrettc
A parallel Chinese-language Internet helps immigrants navigate life in America
"When Grace Hui moved to Los Angeles from China in 2014 and Googled the Chinese characters for "Los Angeles immigrant," the first result was Chineseinla.com."
china  culture  chinese  usa  worldwideweb  society  language 
august 2016 by garrettc
More Chinese Mobile UI Trends
Another look through mobile UI design patterns in the Middle Kingdom.
china  mobile  mobileweb  app  userinterface  search 
april 2016 by garrettc
Notes From Behind the Firewall: The State of Web Design in China
"As more Western-based companies turn one eye towards the Chinese market, I get asked a lot of questions about the complications of designing a website for the Chinese market, and the technicalities of doing online business in China. In this article I’ll address those most commonly asked."
business  china  webdesign  webdevelopment 
july 2015 by garrettc
Chinese Mobile App UI Trends
A summary of common idioms and visual language found in Chinese smartphone apps.
china  design  mobile  app  userinterface  society  culture 
december 2014 by garrettc
The Essential Guide To Dim Sum
A guide on what and how to order at a dim sum restaurant.
china  chinese  cooking  food  takeaway  restaurant 
january 2013 by garrettc
Chinese web design patterns: how and why they’re different
Chinese web design patterns: how and why they’re different, fascinating.
psychology  design  designthinking  webdesign  culture  society  china 
february 2012 by garrettc
Finding warez using Google
I won't condone software piracy, but this is pretty clever.
bittorrent  china  downloads  funny  geek  google  guide  language  search  software  torrent  computer  hacks 
august 2005 by garrettc
BWG — Hell Money
Examples of Chinese 'Hell Money'. Faux money burnt to send as a gift to the afterlife
death  money  mysticism  china  hongkong  hell  afterlife 
april 2005 by garrettc

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