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    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.
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    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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PandaPassport

That guy should wear a helmet.

Micah

This post reminds me of the US before the lawyers took over.

I used Mojiti for the first time last month, and I agree that it's a great tool for subtitling videos and sharing them. Very nice.

http://msittig.blogspot.com/2007/05/i-know-my-weblog-has-turned-boring.html

Jason

Actually, the US still has lots of these mini-planes. They're called ultralights and they have their own thriving community of hobbyists as well as minor laws and regulations... in fact, the resemblance of the plane in the video to an ultralight plane is uncanny!

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