Avoiding Internet Censorship in China

The Chinese government has high hopes for their ability to censor Internet content. But despite the government’s goals, their ability to successfully do it is questionable. There are many ways people have found to circumvent the government’s Internet filtering, such as use of proxy servers, private emails, and manipulating one’s search. But, there is one […]

An Introduction to Written Chinese

 If you want to be fluent in Chinese, you are going to have to memorize about 44,000 subtly different drawings of sheds, broken furniture, yoga poses…the occasional waffle iron. That’s what I see.                -Bengt Washburn                I mean…he’s not totally wrong. When starting on the journey of learning Chinese, probably the most daunting task is learning […]