I had the opportunity to do an @Google author talk on Friday. Before the event began I had the chance to see a little bit of Google’s sprawling Mountain View campus, and to have lunch in one of their many cafes. Later, during the Q&A portion of the talk, I was explaining why I had Read more
Yesterday I had a wonderful opportunity to speak at the US Department of Housing and Urban Development about Eating Bitterness and issues related to China’s massive migration and urbanization. It was well attended and followed by a very lively Q&A. Thanks so much to Stewart Sarkozy-Banoczy, who is the director of Philanthropic Research & Initiatives at HUD, Read more
Here’s a link to an interview I did earlier this week with Dan Harmon on WUWM’s Lake Effect public radio show in Milwaukee. Go to the show.
This morning I was on the Focus program on Illinois Public Radio, WILL 580 AM, with David Inge. It is an hour long call-in show and David, and a few listeners, had really great questions. If you want to take a listen, here’s the link.
I had the opportunity to talk with David Reed at The Global Journalist on KBIA in Missouri last week. Here’s a link to the broadcast. It was also filmed, which was fun because usually David is alone in the studio and guests join in by phone. But since I was in Missouri visiting family, I Read more
In China, so much of urban life depends on the hard work of rural migrants. But it’s easy to go through the day without taking much notice of their contributions. So I’ve invited friends from around China to step back and actually ask some questions of the people they’re interacting with in their everyday lives. Read more