Bloggers, innovation, and China’s future – Rebecca MacKinnon

 108 283218338 40B362Ca2C-1 105 283243273 87Aa602C6B-1 From Rebecca MacKinnon;s RConversation blog, she is in Hangzhou attending The second annual Chinese blogger conference:

If one extrapolates China’s future from this group of individuals, you see a peace-loving, compassionate, humanistic, globally minded, flexible, hard-working lot who are well poised to drive Chinese innovation…. and to drive it in directions that the entire world should certainly welcome. The Chinese government would be crazy not to embrace them as poster kids for China’s future. If the government is not capable of doing so, it will be to the long-term detriment not only of China’s economy but also of China’s global credibility, which in turn has an impact on China’s long-term global influence. [Full Text]

Click here to see the photo slideshow on Flickr, uploaded by the conference attendees.

October 30, 2006, 6:54 PM
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