Category Ideas and Opinions

The CCP is not responsible for the environment

Politicians always say “that’s not my department” when confronted with a problem. So this genius (and brave) Chinese journalist asks the question, “who is responsible for and who will fix our environment”? to the entire CCP at their annual meeting. In response they all stare at their little notepads, ignoring her.

Chinese people aren’t taking it anymore. $32,000 to go swimming.

From Yahoo news, some Chinese businessmen are offering decent sums of money to Environmental Protection Government Officials to swim in polluted rivers which are supposed to be protected by these officials. One good point is that the public is being asked to hold some responsibility. I predict no official will take up the challenge. Actually, that’s a good idea. Change this […]

On Success in Life

Plan for success: Pick the biggest problem you can think of, something that will change the world, and start to work. You’ll fail, start scaling down until you succeed. Complete larger and larger projects, being sure to experience little failures often so as to ensure that you are pushing your limits. As you get older, […]

To solve BIG problems or create a startup

“The world’s largest problems are our greatest opportunities” I came across this idea while reading about Ray Kurzweil and his new employer, Google. Imagine having a mind like his, and now unlimited resources to test the limits of our technology and capabilities. But wait, solving a big problem is a lot of work, solutions are too complicated, and […]

STARTUPS.HK – A directory of (almost) everything startup in Hong Kong

UPDATE: The government got around to creating a site that covers what I proposed here. Check it ou at Welcome to my newest project (anyone want to co-found?),, a website which soon become a searchable directory of/for all the players in the Hong Kong startup scene, including: Startups: ideas, seed stage, funded, exited Money: […]

Decision Making and Marketing

Decision making “China has many composting plants. Technology used in most of the composting plants are rather traditional or out-of-date and can only produce low-quality compost that is not suitable for farmland applications. Hence, most of the plants have difficulty selling their products.” – Municipal Solid Waste Characteristics and Management in China As this is […]