Internet of Things: A Key to Strengthening U.S.-China Relations

Jacko WalzIoT, US-China Relations0 Comments

Guest Post by Jacko Walz (NYU Shanghai Graduate, Incoming Schwarzman Scholar) Arguably the most disruptive force entering the industrial sphere is the emergence of the Internet of Things. The Internet of Things refers to vast, interconnected networks of “smart objects,” which can collect and push actionable data. This transformation of the industrial sector is driven by the proliferation of smaller, … Read More

Little Emperors, Big Consumers

Ian SoderChinese Culture, Ecommerce1 Comment

Chinese Youth Consumer Habits Stemming From the One-Child Policy Chinese consumers are liberal, open-minded, and willing to spend. With a middle class that is larger than the entire U.S. population, the opportunity is vast. How was it, though, that China transformed in to having such an expansive consumer culture? The answer is largely due to a generation of millennials born … Read More

Shanghai’s Cutting Edge Food Delivery Services

Ian SoderExpat Lifestyle, Food2 Comments

The Secrets to Food Delivery in Shanghai Sometimes after a long day of work or sightseeing, there is nothing better than having good food conveniently brought to your job, hotel or residence. During the last couple decades of Shanghai’s modernization, delivery food has easily become reality, as long as you know where to look. In this post, we will examine … Read More