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  • ABOUT THE BLOG:
    Virtual China is an exploration of virtual experiences and environments in and about China. The topic is also the primary research area for the Institute for the Future's Asia Focus Program in 2006. IFTF is an independent, nonprofit strategic research group with more than 35 years of forecasting experience based in Palo Alto, CA.
  • ABOUT THE AUTHORS:
    Lyn Jeffery is a cultural anthropologist and Research Director at the Insitute for the Future, where she leads its Asia Focus Program.
    Jason Li is currently a design research intern at Adaptive Path. He previously worked at IFTF & Microsoft Research Asia, and recently graduated from Brown University.
    Nan Yang is a freelancer in Shanghai whose many projects include part-time Mandarin teacher at MandarinShanghai.com, assistant for Eric Eldred from Creative Commons, translating manager for gOFFICE, translator for MeMedia, member of Social Brain Foundation, and author of 1idea1day.com. She is also passionate to take part in small and innovative seminars in Shanghai.
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About Asia Focus

  • In response to the great need for foresight about Asia, IFTF has launched the Asia Focus Program. Asia Focus research topics are large-scale, under-explored areas from which unexpected futures will emerge. It is part of IFTF's flagship program, the Ten-Year Forecast Program, which provides a broad scan of the environment and is a leading source of foresight for a vangard of business, government, and nonprofit organizations.

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Listed below are links to weblogs that reference rare and old books in Virtual China:

» Extra! Extra! Lonely Planet, Li Na and WTC from Shanghaiist
We all know that you can't buy Lonely Planet China in China, but now are they confiscating the books when people enter the Mainland? Ridiculous. (By the way, if anyone has one of the new books, can you tell us what they said about Shanghaiist? We have ... [Read More]

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Stephen Feldman/Asian Rare Books

We have sold many old and rare books about China and all Asia
for some 34 years. Asian Rare Books relocated from New York City to Manila last year.
Pls also note our many links.

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