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Canon filter

Escaping the Apathy Trap: Q&A with Smart Air Filters

Some of us have found the will to shell out cash for an air purifier while others laugh at death. Smart Air Filter has disrupted the game with a cheap alternative.

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Open Data

Opening Data in Chengdu For All

I came to Chengdu where I worked on Open Data for a major American city. I hope to continue my work in Chengdu – here’s why.

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Didi Taxi

Hail Taxis From Anywhere in Chengdu With This Amazing App

Looking for a taxi? There’s a new best way to find one in Chengdu. It takes seconds and it’s called Didi Taxi. Here’s how it works.

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Nommoc app

Combatting “Expat Illiteracy” With Apps

Read my interview with Aaron, developer of the nommoc app, designed to combat the phenomenon of expat illiteracy in China.

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China iPhone apps

5 Essential Apps for Living in China

I’ve tested hundreds of apps for iPhone and iPad and then distilled those down to five incredibly useful apps for life in China. These are the essentials.

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Apple China

Apple Set to Conquer Chengdu

After years of speculation, Apple advances further into China with the opening of it’s first official Apple Store in Western China. Right here in Chengdu.

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Studying Chinese with an iPhone

If you didn’t know, the iPhone and iPod Touch are incredible study companions for learning Chinese. With so many apps to choose from, however, you might need a little help finding the best options.

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