Linked by KLU9 on Mon 19th Dec 2011 19:47 UTC
Editorial Ethnologist Tricia Wang, via TechRice, writes on The Future of Computing in China. Touching upon such issues as culture, cloud vs super computing, and Silicon Valley vs Massachussetts's Route 128, she builds a case that, despite great strides and individual successes and brilliance, China's computing future will move in a different (perhaps slower) direction compared to the West
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RE: Comment by OSbunny
by Alfman on Tue 20th Dec 2011 18:10 UTC in reply to "Comment by OSbunny"
Alfman
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2011-01-28

OSbunny,

I found the article way too long to hold my interest, but I do think your comment hit upon some differences.

In a business class we went over cultural differences and one of them was that eastern cultures value collective merit or success whereas western cultures emphasise individual merit or success. Although I suspect western thinking is contaminating the eastern thinking these days.

Maybe you could give some insight into some of these differences from your perspective?


In the US, all too often a few industry celebrities take the credit for the work everyone else has done, and the US media is all too happy to give it to them.

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