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Entries Tagged as 'software'

Thursday, October 2nd, 2008

A video project: 绿色的 (lǜsède)

绿色的 (pronounced lǜsède, or kinda like loosuhduh) is the first experimental video project I’ve done in China that I would like to share.  The title means “green colored”, but is faintly homonymous with “Lucid”.
watch:
绿色的 [high res, QuickTime H.264 720p24 135Mb]
绿色的 [low res, QuickTime H.264 480p24 90Mb]
read:
The short is an attempt to capture the flow and [...]

Monday, September 22nd, 2008

Chinese media sites resemble US counterparts

While in Shanghai I have come across a number of popular Chinese media and social networking sites that look surprisingly similar to their American counter parts.  The three sites I’ve picked out for comparison are Facebook/Xiaonei, Google/Baidu, and YouTube/YouKu.
I have not yet looked in depth at the similarities and differences between these sites.  However I [...]

Thursday, September 18th, 2008

Apple Club presentation @ 同济大学 (Tongji Unveristy) Shanghai

Song Shuo, a fellow intern at Google, invited me to give a presentation to the Apple club at his University, Tongji Uniersity.  The club focuses on bringing Apple developers within the school together to work on projects.  The club helps sponsor scholarships to send members to events around the world.  Song has attended WWDC two [...]

Friday, September 5th, 2008

Hello Google & Hello Shanghai, a brief history

I now live in Shanghai, China.  I’m here to spend 3 months as an engineering intern at Google.
It all started with an experimental class at the University of Washington.  The class was called “Problem Solving on Large Scale Clusters” (course website).  The class was an academic outreach initiated by Google to help spread awareness of [...]