Some quick admin notes:
First, I have updated the “About” page. I do much better when I don’t try to be funny. Let me know what I’m not including.
Second, in my effort to keep Silicon Hutong on topic, I have relaunched Peking Review as its own site, with links to books of interest (mostly free e-books available online, and mostly with some China angle) and some thumbnail reviews. I have modest plans for the site, but with a clearer focus it is taking on a healthy life of its own. I’ll still do topical long-form book reviews here as appropriate.
Next, a couple of posts from the Off-Topic Hutong blog – Silicon Hutong Lite: