Sina Weibo Shutdown Unlikely

At Digicha, Bill Bishop explains Chinese tech blogger Keso’s recent comments on why, although Sina Weibo has been subject to various restrictions in recent weeks, the government is unlikely to pull the plug completely:...

Video: Dancing With Shackles On

Dancing With Shackles On (via Danwei) is a new short film (16:23 about censorship and self-censorship on the Chinese Internet by Desiree Marianini and Janek Zdzarski, including interviews with Wang Xiaofeng, Qi Youyi, Jeremy...

One World Controlled by One Director – Keso

From China’s most prominent technology commentator and blogger keso’s blog: Playin’ with IT, translated by Linjun Fan: The year of 2007 ended dramatically. On December 27, two Chinese government departments...

Top Ten Lists: Differences Between Chinese and English Internet Users – Keso

From China’s leading technology writer keso’s Playin’ with IT blog, translated by CDT: What are the top ten “What is” questions searched by Chinese Internet users – according to Baidu (the most popular Chinese search engine)? What is a mutual fund? What are warrants? What are stock-index futures? What are stocks? What is e-commerce? What […]

Writing On The Wall – GFWed! – Keso

As part of the aftermath of Xiamen PX protests, US based photo sharing website Flickr has been filtered since June 7. Beijing-based blogger Keso writes an influential blog about Web 2.0 technology. He pointed out that this photo on Flickr is now blocked by the Great Firewall of China. Here are translations of some of […]

UPDATED: Talking About Blog Real-Name Registration – Keso and Bai Xiaoci

On the recent hot topic blog real name registration, the Beijing-based technology blogger Keso wrote on his Playin’ with IT – DonewsBlog (translated by CDT): Many people say, management (of the society) is a form of art. That’s nonsense. The most direct, straightforward management (like the blog real name registration), is not art, not even […]

Merry Christmas – Keso

Technology critic Keso (洪波) is arguably the most influential blogger in China’s information technology world. His Playin’ with IT blog is widely popular among Chinese geeks, hackers, IT business people, new media...

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