We were happy when the CNET web media empire finally got round to running stories about China. And now, today’s CNET News podcast has a report from Tom Krazit who has just come back from his first trip in China giving a broad, down to earth, if not ground breaking summary of technology in this country, covering the issues of infrastructural development, the digital divide, censorship, the rise of Baidu, an explanation of pinyin, outsourcing, building works and pollution. Apparently, China has electricity already.
You can hear for yourself by downloading this mp3.
Photo by Ron Rothman.