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Editing a human?
虞左俊 2015-5-3 03:56
English editing is what I do these days, for living. I don't like its Chinese translation, which is 英文润色. If one day human gene editing is used as a routine procedure, what will we call it in Chinese? 人类基因 润色?Ha, ha. From wikipedia: In April 2015, scientists from Chin ...
个人分类: Tea Time/Coffee Break|1660 次阅读|没有评论
When the East meets the West
热度 1 虞左俊 2015-3-21 07:36
I thought my English was pretty good, but not that good. Having a chit-chat this morning with my son, a college senior, he called me social butterfly. I was not upset, even though I thought it meant 交际花 in Chinese. So, I explained what it meant to Chinese and asked him not to use i ...
个人分类: Tea Time/Coffee Break|2218 次阅读|1 个评论 热度 1
Walking, (in order) to spend money?
热度 1 虞左俊 2014-10-1 18:54
When I finally learned how to take the bus to some places, I felt I was born again as a native in Hangzhou. Actually, I hate to take a bus, because the driver (or the bus itself) hates the passengers. If you don't get a seat, you spend more energy trying to hold on to your dear life than ...
个人分类: Tea Time/Coffee Break|1614 次阅读|2 个评论 热度 1
I know, I know, I am in China...
热度 2 虞左俊 2014-10-1 14:05
Well, I don't need to be reminded where I am, but I am, constantly. The internet is testing my patient, and the 2G pretends to be 4G on my new cell (with four dots for the availability). I know I can't watch any YouTube clips, but I forgot google takes me nowhere. Are all ...
个人分类: Tea Time/Coffee Break|1608 次阅读|4 个评论 热度 2
I am inside a giant boombox!
热度 2 虞左俊 2014-4-18 08:28
A perfectly designed hotel room at a corner of 21st floor (for non-smoking rooms), which picks up street noise and amplifies in 10 times at the subwoof range! OMG!
个人分类: Tea Time/Coffee Break|1462 次阅读|5 个评论 热度 2

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