Monthly Archives: August 2012

Are you happy? Got a good job?

How do you measure happiness? Just asking people if they are “happy” is not much help. That will change from day to day based on immediate experience. Some people put together an index with a range of factors (air quality, … Continue reading

Posted in Global analysis, Global politics | Leave a comment

The Chinese and 创新

Recently, I wrote a post expressing irritation with those who seem to think that only people from “advanced economies” (the ones in serious financial trouble right now) are capable of innovation. Such a stance is often taken with China specifically. … Continue reading

Posted in Global analysis, Technology | Leave a comment