10/6/2015, Clay Shirky

This Phone Is Not Only Made in China, It's Made for China

This Phone Is Not Only Made in China, It's Made for China

A couple of years ago, while I was doing some work at NYU’s Shanghai campus, I got lost on the subway. As a New Yorker, it takes a lot to make me feel like a country mouse, but at triple the population of my hometown, Shanghai does it. Even though the Shanghai subway system is… more

8/13/2015, Columbia Global Reports

Kirkus Reviews Calls 'Little Rice' an 'Intelligently Delivered Update on China'

Kirkus Reviews Calls 'Little Rice' an 'Intelligently Delivered Update on China'

When Clay Shirky was planning his move to China to teach at the campus of NYU Shanghai, he found out about a new little publishing imprint called Columbia Global Reports, and immediately wrote to its director Nicholas Lemann, proposing to spend a year chronicling China's attempt to become a real innovator in digital technology. One… more