Tag: china

Paintings, PCBs, and Possibilities – How Chinese Copies Became Originals

Paintings, PCBs, and Possibilities – How Chinese Copies Became Originals

What does this peaceful, Chinese oil painting village. Have in common with the largest wholesale electronics markets in the world? Believe it or not, they are alot more alike then you think. And similarities explain alot more about how Chinese industries and manufacturing is organized. And it’s so cool and way different than anything i

Four Buddhas at the American Museum of Natural History

Four Buddhas at the American Museum of Natural History

SPEAKER 1: For me, the special thing about a Buddha image is often the smile, that beautiful transcendent smile. And behind the smile is the story of how the Buddha got to the smile. SPEAKER 2: He was seeking transcendence from human suffering. And all part of this journey from growing up in a life

SHAOLIN MARTIAL ARTS VIDEO

SHAOLIN MARTIAL ARTS VIDEO

The origin of all modern martial arts was formed in China, about 1500 years ago. The monks from the Shaolin Temple in Henan Province were at that time in a very poor physical condition. Therefore some breathing and physical exercises were devised. These exercises slowly grew into a high-defense sport which is still being practiced

The Last Movie Poster Painter of Taiwan

The Last Movie Poster Painter of Taiwan

So the other day I bought a ticket in Taiwan, hopped on a high-speed train, and arrived in the city of Tainan, where I met this guy painting Keanu Reeves. Hey guys, I’m at Chuan Mei Theater. It is one of the oldest existing movie theaters left in Taiwan, It is 70 years old. And

China and Creativity are the keys to US Recovery

China and Creativity are the keys to US Recovery

These are tough times for us. But I’m a firm believer that the first step in the process of trying to figure out what you’re going to do and then doing it is to be very honest about what’s going on. And I think– I don’t have them here. Let’s see. Does somebody have glasses?