Little Rice Smartphones, Xiaomi, and the Chinese Dream by Clay Shirky, Columbia Global Reports

September 29, 2015

Clay Shirky, associate professor at NYU Shanghai, is one of the most influential thinkers on the internet's effects on society. He chronicles China’s attempt to become a tech originator and what it means for the future course of globalization with his new book Little Rice, the second of six short books to be published every year by Columbia Global Reports, an imprint recently launched to cover global issues by Columbia University President Lee C. Bollinger.