Chinese Voices Project: Computers & Technology
Cell Phones in the Classroom
(1.0 / 488)
Chinese parents buy their kids cell phones
for safety and convenience. But teachers find them a serious distraction,
and some schools are banning them outright.
I Love China
(1.1 / 376)
With the help of the internet, a new patriotic
movement has arisen in China in response to recent unrest in Tibet and
what are widely perceived as attempts to sabotage the Beijing Olympic
Text Messages for Women's Day
(1.1 / 364)
Like many holidays, International Women's Day
in Beijing is marked by the exchange of cell phone text messages among
friends. Some are funny, others provocative; all raise questions about
the status of women in China today.
Any Time is Game Time
(1.3 / 291)
Hand-held computer games are all the rage
in Beijing. Guys of all ages play them on the subway, waiting in lines,
even on dates with their girlfriends.
Lao Wai and their Chinese Blogs
(1.4 / 624)
Chinese netizens no longer need to learn
English to get to know their overseas counterparts, as there are an increasing
number of Chinese blogs written by foreigners on the web.
Caught in the Web
(1.5 / 481)
Internet addiction among the young is becoming
a major social issue in Chinese cities, as students retreat to the world
of online games as a refuge from the pressures of school and family.
(1.5 / 304)
One of the most popular celebrity bloggers
in China is actress Xu Jingle, whose site has received over 10 million
visits. A fascination with the private lives of stars - and increasingly
of ordinary people as well - has contributed to the recent explosion in
internet use among the Chinese.
The Panda Virus Strikes
(1.5 / 397)
Computer users thought the cartoon pandas
appearing on their desktops were just a cute joke--until they discovered
that their files were being erased and their passwords stolen.
Blogging in Beijing
(1.6 / 318)
Blogging has taken off in China, and as
elsewhere, newly formed networks of readers and writers make the world
feel like a much smaller place.