Sunday, January 27, 2008
communsim of different stripes
For someone that likes to focus on work, Shanghai is (to really hack up a metaphor) a Shangri La. This is evidently the one of the best places on earth to do nothing but work.
Erm. Correction. This is the best place on earth to do a lot, and while this lot is being done to not lose track of work or deal making.
I’m in the lobby of the hotel, each of the tables taken has a small group of people laptops tipped open most leaning in closely to listen
It feels like san jose with more chinese. Note though that the composition of white faces is even young wearing hip glasses. The Chinese are generally older.
charlie merrow Merrow
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