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Lead Leapfrogger: Chinese O2O Commerce and The Nature Of Cultural Innovation

I. The Remarkable Story of Everyday O2O Commerce in China Let’s say you were planning to visit China ten years ago. You would have your visa and flights booked, perhaps even a hotel. But the preparations wouldn’t end there. You’d have withdrawn plenty of RMB in cash, which you’d need for just about everything, except[…]

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Taiwan’s g0v community holds 23rd hackathon

The Taiwanese civic tech community g0v held their ‘g0v hackath22n’ on December 17, a bimonthly event where citizens propose and present projects aimed at promoting civic participation and government transparency. “G0v is a vibrant community where you can actually meet new people and work on projects offline,” g0v co-founder Chia-liang Kao said. Participants’ projects ranged[…]

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GES Taipei Workshop 2017 — Addressing Challenges and Seizing Opportunities in the Digital Economy

The GES Taipei Workshop 2017 on the theme ‘Addressing Challenges and Seizing Opportunities in the Digital Age’ was held on April 12, 2017, hosted by the Chung-Hua Institute for Economic Researchn in cooperation with the Kiel Institute for the World Economy. The workshop, held as part of the Germany T20 Think Tank dialogue, brought together[…]