Happy New Year!

Tiger Chinese New Year

恭喜发财 Gong xi fa cai – Happy New Year!

2010 is the Year of the Tiger,
which is also known by its formal name of Geng Yin.

First Day of the Year of the Tiger falls on 2/14/2010

You are a Tiger if are you born in 1950, 1962, 1974, 1986

Tigers are courageous, brave, competitive.
Tiger celebs: Marilyn Monroe, Karl Marx, Stephen Chow
Get on with: Horse (1954, 1966, 1978, 1990), Dog (1946, 1958, 1970, 1982)

Links
www.chinesisches-horoskop.de/tiger
www.chinapage.com/newyear.html
guiworld.wordpress.com/2009/03/29/09-03-29-year-of-the-ox

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Twitter no censorship?

Twitter plans to stop censorship

Twitter is blocked in China since June 2009.

Now, Twitter is developing technology aimed at preventing the governments of China and Iran from censoring Tweets, co-founder Evan Williams told an audience at the World Economic Forum in Davos, the Financial Times is reporting.

Williams didn’t detail Twitter’s approach — in part to give no clues to the governments it hopes to confound — but described the work as “interesting hacks.”

Link

Article in Wired 27-Jan-2010