tech, startups, internet

How did solar power get cheap?

“Solar went from the most expensive source of electricity in the 1950s to the least expensive source of electricity in the 2020s.” The root cause: hundreds of billions of dollars of both public and private investments. Those investments, first in […]

retail therapy

Health and finance influencers in China now need certification.

Given how easily terrible ideas spread online, I think this is a solid pro-consumer move. “Platform operators should be responsible for reviewing broadcasters’ certifications and subsequently putting the relevant information in the official records. Artificial intelligence-synthesized presenters and content are […]

on the blockchain

China’s underground crypto miners.

Though China’s official market share of mining is down to zero, “Experts estimate that as much as 20% of the worldwide bitcoin network remains in China.” The middle market of miners felt the worst impact, as the smaller ones could […]