I coincidentally listened to this talk while in Beijing. China doesn’t necessarily work the same way as the western world.
We wanted to understand China’s digital culture. We wanted to know if the online world in China is different from the US. We wanted to understand whether Google’s acquiescing to the restrictions of the Chinese government will help the reformers. So we asked Clive. Clive being Clive Thompson, author of the splendidly informative New York Times magazine feature “Google in China”; Clive who has experienced first hand and up-close the digital culture of China.