Tuesday Reading Meetup (Eric Li TED Talk)

Hi all

As there have been requests to have the reading meetup on a different day - next tuesday we will read and discuss the TED talk given by Eric Li, called A Tale of Two Political Systems where he makes a very interesting case for the validity of the Chinese political system.  The talk is here:

http://www.ted.com/talks/eric_x_li_a_tale_of_two_political_systems.html

The Chinese transcript (in text format) is here

The English transcript (in text format) is here

PDF with pinyin and translations here (please print this yourself if you wish to use it at the meeting) 

Anki Flashcards here

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  • Tom N.

    Good group of people. Good for my Chinese. Maybe the noisy atmosphere was a bit of a drawback.

    November 6, 2013

    • steve

      Tom - thanks for the comment. I agree about the atmosphere - unfortunately I missed your comment about the green bar - which sounded like it might have been a more peaceful place. Will try there next week

      November 6, 2013

  • Tom N.

    Hi all. I am in the green bar in the RFH , lots of space here.

    November 5, 2013

  • steve

    I have been experimenting with some software I wrote and created a series of youtube clips introducing the vocabulary paragraph by paragraph - using a robotic voice. see

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4ho-iqV2X_o&list=PLmObtFMlVH8FZhMJNPOxYRVQacV0RqpeC

    2 · November 2, 2013

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