Asia

GIS Taiwan 2011

(Shanghai, China) Ping An Insurance – Wow, it’s headquarter is extremely beautiful. I’d been accepted to the GIS 2011 conference again. I’d attended it during 2009 and meet great friends, and interacted with smarter peers. This year, my entry was among the ten best entries and there was supposed to be additional incentives to the …

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Young, gifted and blocked

Korea needs fewer wage slaves and more entrepreneurs EARLIER this year Humax, a maker of digital set-top boxes based in Seoul, announced that its annual revenues had exceeded 1 trillion won ($865m) for the first time. For South Korea, this is something of a milestone. Humax is a classic start-up, founded in 1989 after a …

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Moving around Shanghai Expo

I’d returned from Shanghai almost a month ago. When I was there, I got the opportunity to visit Shanghai Expo and its famous pavilions. Here are some of the tips I gathered traveling around. 1) When you arrived early in the morning, visit the will-be-crowded area first (ie the European pavilions). If you arrived later, …

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