Michelle DeMello walked into the clerk’s office in Colorado, in the US, thinking for sure someone would save her.
It was Miaofan Chen’s first trip away from her native China. At lunch with us in Denver, she looked so bemused that I had to ask: “Is this the first time you’ve had a hamburger?”
It seems like every day we hear accusations of “fake news”, whether it’s from the US leader, or in conjunction with Jakarta’s upcoming election for governor.
1 Does the URL look odd? That “com.co” ending on an otherwise authentic-looking website is a red flag. When in doubt, click on the “Contact” and “About” links to see where they lead.
G.E.M., one of Forbes’ “30 under 30” most influential people, on handling 80,000 nasty comments, internet trolls and negativity
Singer G.E.M. shares her tips for avoiding negativity and staying positive.
Why do humans build machines that resemble them – and what does that say about us? A London exhibition is surveying 500 years of simple to sophisticated robots to find out.
There is no escaping the pressures of society, so the best thing we can do is learn to face the challenges head-on.
You know those really cool scenes in law dramas when the cocky young lawyer stands up in court and bellows: “Objection!”
Most people have probably never heard of 111-year-old linguist Zhou Youguang. But if you’re learning Chinese, you’ve seen his work.
While it is mandatory for many students in Hong Kong to learn Hanyu Pinyin in Putonghua classes, Cantonese Pinyin is rarely used to learn pronunciations of Traditional Chinese.