China Looks to Europe to Feed Its Appetite for Technology

June 2, 2016

For both the May and June IBR trips we’ll visit at least one manufacturing facility. This article¬† illustrates how advanced manufacturing fits into China’s strategy as a nation and specific to this article, how China will try to acquire technology assets that other countries view as too strategic to lose.

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VPN software is available free from UH

May 20, 2016

To enhance online security, using a VPN (Virtual Private Network) is recommended. You can get the VPN software free from UH: http://www.uh.edu/infotech/services/accounts/vpn/windows/. There’s a Mac version too.


The Surprising Roots of Modern Chinese Identity

May 20, 2016

A little history is useful to understand modern China. In this brief article, the accomplishments of the Qing (read: Ching) dynasty are noted and the relationship to modern China is identified.

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