According to the good folks at Tech in Asia, China’s State Council (somewhat akin to the cabinet in the US government) has called on Chinese tech firms to focus on making better air purifiers, better rice cookers, and better smart toilet seats. Smart toilet seats? Really? Why, you may be wondering, is the Chinese government […]
I’m back in China for three weeks, traveling with a group of university students from Minnesota. They arrived yesterday, and now we are safely ensconced in what I would describe as a 2.5-star hotel; not quite nice enough to be a 3-star, yet not quite dumpy enough to be a 2 star. It calls itself […]
I spotted this sign on a public toilet in a park in Xining, Qinghai Province this weekend: I have no idea what an “atomized bobbling system” is, and I’m not even sure I want to know!