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Cave Homes of Rural China

Cave Homes of Rural China

The slanting afternoon sun cast sharp shadows as An Wei, the host of a rural Chinese teaching project I had joined, showed us the caves where An Shang villagers lived 20 years before.  “This is where I visited my uncle’s family in their cave,” he said, leading us into...

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Opera in Rural China?

Opera in Rural China?

I am not an opera lover, but weeks saturated in it in the poor Chinese village of An Shang captured my emotions and helped me to appreciate it a bit more. One night, villagers gathered in a courtyard to welcome visitors…

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A Blockchain Chicken Farm in China … and Much More

A Blockchain Chicken Farm in China … and Much More

Xiaowei Wang—artist, writer and coder—has written an engrossing set of stories about the creative and ever growing use of technology in the villages and towns of China. Rural people come to life in Blockchain Chicken Farm And Other Stories of Tech in China’s...

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