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Meet Jason Patent

Meet Jason Patent
As the academic year draws to a close at the Hopkins-Nanjing Center, students are inevitably thinking about summer plans, job prospects, and the like, but for first-year MA students and those joining the Center in the fall, there is talk in the air about the new American Co-Director. After two short tenures by interim co-directors Carla Freeman and David Davies, the Center is gearing up for the arrival... 

Negotiating Cyber Warfare

Negotiating Cyber Warfare
The beginning of informal talks between China and the USA regarding ongoing cyber attacks. Technology has changed the way people communicate. And the way countries can wage war. With information systems now connecting countries all over the world, these systems have opened up new avenues for commerce and communication, but also for warfare. In a 2006 article on the use of information systems for armed... 

Still Waiting for the Bus

Still Waiting for the Bus
In contrast to dazzling rail projects, China’s urban bus transit remains a neglected area   China is investing billions in flashy new rail networks. Nevertheless the vast majority of China’s urban population still relies on public buses as the main mode for getting around, but they see far fewer of the upgrades in speed and conditions enjoyed by rail passengers. Whereas rich cities like Beijing,...