Category Archives: Snark and Admin

About the Hutong

A Quick Thank You…

…to Michael Galeotto, who was kind enough to include Silicon Hutong in his list of worthy Chinese bridge blogs. As he notes, and as readers will acknowledge, I don’t post here daily. I figure that my readers, like me, have lots to … Continue reading

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Hutong Weekend: Top Ten Signs that it is Time to Leave Foursquare

In the Hutong Mid-Autumn Festivus 1515 hrs. After much angst and contemplation recently, I gave up on Foursquare. I wasn’t stalked, and it has nothing to do with something the company did to offend me. I just woke up one … Continue reading

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The Hutong Around the Web

David is extensively quoted in this AdAge piece by Normandy Madden that discusses the growing trend among multinationals to develop products for China in the PRC, rather than localize current production. David outlines several reasons behind this trend, but warns … Continue reading

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Back in the Hutong

Just a few quick announcements: 1. I’ve killed the daily summaries with all of my links. It will now post as a single weekly summary on Sundays. Sorry for the inconvenience. 2. I’m back and posting more often for the … Continue reading

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Around the Hutong This Week

Some quick admin notes: First, I have updated the “About” page. I do much better when I don’t try to be funny. Let me know what I’m not including. Second, in my effort to keep Silicon Hutong on topic, I … Continue reading

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The Hutong is Moving

Just a quick note to let everyone know that finally, after seven years, Silicon Hutong will be in a place where we can all access the content through a simple “” here at WordPress. In the coming weeks we will … Continue reading

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The Short Game

I am going to start diversifying away from my usual 600–2,000 word post length and begin blogging more links and short posts. I’ve spent the last few weeks playing with Tumblr, and I like the short format, but as Will … Continue reading

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