Post Tagged with: "Internet"

China Education and Research Network (CERNET) (Zhōngguó Jiàoyù hé Kēyán Jìsuànjì Wǎng 中国教育和科研计算机网)|Zhōngguó Jiàoyù hé Kēyán Jìsuànjì Wǎng 中国教育和科研计算机网 (China Education and Research Network (CERNET))

Jian LIU and Zhiwen CHEN NB. This articles is a preview sample. Please do not quote or reference it in official publications. The China Education and Research Network (CERNET) promotes China’s worldwide status and influence in the field of Internet technology by providing a platform for international educational and scientific collaboration. It has become a leading research network because of […]

Virtual China: Beijing Olympics in Cyberspace

Lyn Jeffery How will the grand cross-cultural encounter that is the 2008 Beijing Olympics affect the cyber realm? Although journalists are wondering how China’s press regulations will affect their ability to report, the fact is that official reports will be only a part of the story, appearing amidst an explosion of firsthand writings and video clips made by tourists and […]

New Global Networking

Its desire to take the lead in scientific research is spurring China to increase its global connectivity.

Virtual China: Young China Online

Lyn JEFFERY The Internet is changing Chinese life, especially for the young: over 60 percent of Internet users in China are under the age of thirty. With 110 million users in late 2005, that gives China one of the largest under-thirty online groups in the world (roughly 60 percent of whom are men). Urban youth exploit peer-to-peer file-sharing software that […]

Social Networking, Online (Zàixiàn shèhuì wǎngluò 在线社会网络)|Zàixiàn shèhuì wǎngluò 在线社会网络 (Social Networking, Online)

Social Networking, Online (Zàixiàn shèhuì wǎngluò 在线社会网络)|Zàixiàn shèhuì wǎngluò 在线社会网络 (Social Networking, Online)

Jonathan Qiang LI and Karen CHRISTENSEN At a business conference in Shanghai in 2007, CEO blogging is the subject of a presentation. The number of people in China involved in social-networking through the internet has skyrocketed during the last decade. PHOTO BY BERKSHIRE PUBLISHING. While being careful not to cross certain lines, China’s fast-growing online population of 298 million people […]

Internet Content Filtering (Hùliánwǎng nèiróng guòlǜ 互联网内容过滤)|Hùliánwǎng nèiróng guòlǜ 互联网内容过滤 (Internet Content Filtering)

Internet Content Filtering (Hùliánwǎng nèiróng guòlǜ 互联网内容过滤)|Hùliánwǎng nèiróng guòlǜ 互联网内容过滤 (Internet Content Filtering)

Ronald J. DEIBERT Technical filtering mechanisms can be found at all levels of the Internet in China, from the home computer to PCs located in hotels and Internet cafés. PHOTO BY TOM CHRISTENSEN. The screening of content over the Internet by the government is common and far-reaching, overseen by thousands of private and public monitors who filter content sent through […]

Internet Use (Hùliánwǎng shǐyòng 互联网使用)|Hùliánwǎng shǐyòng 互联网使用 (Internet Use)

Internet Use (Hùliánwǎng shǐyòng 互联网使用)|Hùliánwǎng shǐyòng 互联网使用 (Internet Use)

Karen CHRISTENSEN and GUO Liang A young Chinese woman surfs the Internet. PHOTO BY TOM CHRISTENSEN. China has surpassed the United States as the country with the largest number of Internet users in the world, although use of the Internet differs in the two countries. While the majority of U.S. users shop online, for instance, only about a fraction of […]

Internet Industry (Hùliánwǎng chǎnyè 互联网产业)|Hùliánwǎng chǎnyè 互联网产业 (Internet Industry)

Internet Industry (Hùliánwǎng chǎnyè 互联网产业)|Hùliánwǎng chǎnyè 互联网产业 (Internet Industry)

DU Junfei Nurturing Online Communities conference in Shanghai, 2007. China’s burgeoning Internet industry is helping fuel the nation’s economy. Online gaming and social networking are the most popular uses of the Internet. Business-to-business selling and online shopping are growing rapidly. In just a few short years, and with limited penetration, the Internet has grown to become one of China’s major […]

High-Technology Sector (Gāokējì bùmén 高科技部门)|Gāokējì bùmén 高科技部门 (High-Technology Sector)

High-Technology Sector (Gāokējì bùmén 高科技部门)|Gāokējì bùmén 高科技部门 (High-Technology Sector)

Yu ZHOU A Tsinghua University student studying. The telecommunication age offers myriad career possibilities for a generation entering the job market of a “new economy.” PHOTO BY JOAN LEBOLD COHEN. Since the late 1990s and especially since the start of the new millennium, China has surged forward in terms of economic development. It has also made significant advances in the […]

Virtual China: Google.cn

Karen CHRISTENSEN Watching Google take on China, or China take on Google, has become something of a sport for media junkies, but it’s instructional for the rest of us as well because it provides insight into how even a giant company. For as long as Google as been around, the Chinese could “google” something, but government blocks on the www.google.com […]