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科学上网 (kē xué shàng wǎng): use the Internet “scientifically”
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<h3>''kēxué shàngwǎng'' 科学上网</h3>
  
This is a euphemism for [[to scale the wall | scaling the great firewall]]. It is a parody of Hu Jintao’s “[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Scientific_development_concept scientific development concept].
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[[File:科学上网.png|300px|thumb|right|''"Use the Internet scientifically, scale the Great Firewall." (Source: [https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TWVyRoLUXqI YouTube])'']]To navigate around the [[Great Firewall]] and reach the free Internet. Parodies former president Hu Jintao's "[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Scientific_development_concept scientific outlook on development]," a [http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/special/18cpcnc/2012-11/08/c_131958919.htm slogan meant to embody Marxist ideology as well as material development]. Netizens talk about "using the Internet scientifically" in order to discuss circumvention techniques while on Chinese platforms, such as [http://s.weibo.com/weibo/%25E7%25A7%2591%25E5%25AD%25A6%25E4%25B8%258A%25E7%25BD%2591?topnav=1&wvr=6&b=1 Weibo].
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A Google Chrome app called [https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/%E7%A7%91%E5%AD%A6%E4%B8%8A%E7%BD%91/hfinpallhogllbckokkaefjjcjhjpnln?utm_source=chrome-ntp-icon Use the Internet Scientifically] was launched on March 21, 2015.
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'''Example of "use the Internet scientifically":'''
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<blockquote>''BenbenbendeBenny'' (@笨笨笨的Benny): Oh no! No wonder I’m trapped behind the wall! A whole bunch of tools to use the Internet scientifically have almost all stopped working. Can’t they let a guy live? I just want to check Google+... (March 25, 2015)</blockquote>
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<blockquote>糟糕!难道我是要被困在墙内了么!一把的科学上网工具几乎全部失效,这还让不让人活了啦!我就是想去下Google+嘛... [[http://www.weibo.com/2614049420/Caf1sw2XD Chinese]]</blockquote>
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See also [[scale the wall]].
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Latest revision as of 18:53, 29 September 2016

kēxué shàngwǎng 科学上网

"Use the Internet scientifically, scale the Great Firewall." (Source: YouTube)

To navigate around the Great Firewall and reach the free Internet. Parodies former president Hu Jintao's "scientific outlook on development," a slogan meant to embody Marxist ideology as well as material development. Netizens talk about "using the Internet scientifically" in order to discuss circumvention techniques while on Chinese platforms, such as Weibo.

A Google Chrome app called Use the Internet Scientifically was launched on March 21, 2015.

Example of "use the Internet scientifically":

BenbenbendeBenny (@笨笨笨的Benny): Oh no! No wonder I’m trapped behind the wall! A whole bunch of tools to use the Internet scientifically have almost all stopped working. Can’t they let a guy live? I just want to check Google+... (March 25, 2015)

糟糕!难道我是要被困在墙内了么!一把的科学上网工具几乎全部失效,这还让不让人活了啦!我就是想去下Google+嘛... [Chinese]

See also scale the wall.

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