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Asia Digital Life Podcast

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The Asia Digital Life Project examines the unique, weird and wonderful ways Asian citizens and societies are engaging with the Internet and new digital technologies. Follow host Patrick Sharbaugh as he tracks the impact of the digital revolution across Asia from China to India to Indonesia and everywhere in between.

The Asia Digital Life Project examines the unique, weird and wonderful ways Asian citizens and societies are engaging with the Internet and new digital technologies. Follow host Patrick Sharbaugh as he tracks the impact of the digital revolution across Asia from China to India to Indonesia and everywhere in between.
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Location:

Melbourne, Australia

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The Asia Digital Life Project examines the unique, weird and wonderful ways Asian citizens and societies are engaging with the Internet and new digital technologies. Follow host Patrick Sharbaugh as he tracks the impact of the digital revolution across Asia from China to India to Indonesia and everywhere in between.

Twitter:

@psharbaugh

Language:

English


Episodes

Tradition vs. Innovation in Indonesia: Jakarta's Motorbike Taxi Wars

8/10/2015
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In Indonesia, innovative companies have reinvented on-demand car-hailing services for the local culture. Smartphone apps from Go-Jek and GrabBike can instantly summon a uniformed motorbike taxi driver, traditionally known as "ojek." But some independent ojek drivers are unhappy about the new services, and the clash between tradition and innovation in Jakarta has recently begun spilling out into the streets with banners, bullying, and even fistfights. Host Patrick Sharbaugh talks with...

Duration: 00:18:40


Just How Many Twitter Accounts Does a Japanese Person Need?

5/15/2015
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The Japanese are among the heaviest users of Twitter in the world. It's not uncommon for a Japanese user to have as many as a dozen different Twitter accounts, and to maintain a different identity on each. Unlike other East Asian nations, Japan embraces and celebrates online anonymity. In this week’s Asia Digital Life podcast, I try to unravel Japan’s singular stance toward online identity with Atsuyoshi Ishizumi, a Senior Research Executive at Japanese market research firm Flamingo Tokyo.