Wednesday, December 7, 2011

Power in Numbers - China Aims for High-Tech Primacy - NYTimes.com

Power in Numbers - China Aims for High-Tech Primacy - NYTimes.com:

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This too will follow a cycle which fortunately for the Chinese has been a cycle created by others. They have the benefit of history to learn from and an established source of expertise, the US, the draw from. Creating this, innovating from scratch is a totally different ballgame. Completely different.

Having fast computers is one thing. Having them do work based on proven software in an environment that is supportable and sustainable is another totally different issue.

The Chinese, however, have their longterm goals, of which the Internet of Things will probably take a generation or more to achieve (e.g. 20-30 ys).

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