Class Struggle in a Deck of Cards : Doudizhu(斗地主)!

This card game has some history. China had some rough times. Invasion, collapse, division, civil war, revolution; China went through all of these in just a few decades. The most pivotal event among them was the communist revolution, and the struggles that followed. Unlike most western countries, China was a mostly agricultural nation at the […]

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Switching to iPhone : the Little Things That Matter

Image, William Hook www.flickr.com/photos/williamhook/ I have used Android smartphones for nearly 10 years. I have somewhat been an advocate of more open systems, and generally not a fan of overpriced devices. So I usually stayed away from Apple. It was only until I saw this quirky-looking new iPhone numbered “X”. It had all the media spotlight, […]

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