Tag Archives: websites
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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Chengdu Places

Introducing Chengdu Places

There’s a new way to discover and share locations within Chengdu, and it’s called Chengdu Places. Read all about it inside.

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Highlighting 7 Links on Chengdu Living

Inside you’ll find a special collection of 7 internal links on Chengdu Living, to the most popular, the most controversial, the most helpful and more.

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Why You Should Join Tom Cruise & Bill Gates on Weibo

There’s a titanic shift happening on the Chinese internet right now. It’s time to see what this Weibo talk is all about and how it can benefit you.

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Five Must-See Websites to Advance Your Chinese

Of all the resources at your disposal for learning Chinese, the internet has to be at the top of the list after interaction with native speakers. Check out our list of 5 must-see sites to improve your Chinese.

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Sharing Media and Making Friends on Douban

With millions of people sharing movie, music, and book reviews and recommendations, Douban is one of the most popular sites in China. Here’s how you can use it to discover new Chinese albums and films to enjoy.

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Unlimited Internet Access with Astrill (VPN Review)

Several days after comparing the options and publishing a guide on how to get unrestricted internet access in China, I got an e-mail from Astrill, who offers a VPN service offering unlimited internet access. I take a look at Astrill and compare it to Freedur, which it bears a strong resemblance to.

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Studying Chinese Vocabulary with Lingt

In the constant search to find more efficient language acquisition techniques, I’m always adjusting my study routine. The other day I stumbled upon Lingt, a site which offers vocabulary lists for Chinese language learners and creates a memorization schedule for you to maximize vocabulary recall.

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Streaming Video Sites in China

A breakdown and comparison of all the options – Tudou, Youku, Vimeo, and of course Youtube. Are any of these worth checking out?

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