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Executive Chair @commons_prjct | @Forbes World’s Top 50 Women in Tech | @AspenInstitute Fellow | Senior Technical Consultant @SiliconHBO | Web Science Trust
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Sep 17, 2018 12 tweets 7 min read
It’s 9am. Still windy, but #TyphoonManghkut has passed. Since my THEAD yesterday abt the typhoon went viral, I now would like to show how amazing this city is: efficient, undeterred, hardworking, resilient. Fellow HKers pls feel free to add to this thread! #HKSpirit People lining up for bus to go to work 12 hours after the worst storm in the world this year hit this city. #HKSpirit
Sep 16, 2018 25 tweets 16 min read
Starting a thread of various videos today in HK and Shenzhen as the world’s strongest storm #TyphoonManghkut wiping our cities. (Videos are not mine but collected from messages doing the rounds w WhatsApp and WeChat) Someone’s apartment in the east side of HK
Sep 4, 2018 4 tweets 2 min read
@katherineykwu I get into such arguments with westerners routinely as well, most of them have not spent much time in China at all. @naval is very insightful but on this argument he’s flawed. China now has 1bn smartphone users. For many startups to spread their innovations - 1/ To the province next door w same language & similar markets makes more commercial sense than going overseas. Most of the western innovations are originated in a much smaller market so to spread beyond national boundaries is inate and needed. 2/