115 episodes

Conversations between global citizens on culture observation, technology trends and personal growth.

Host Camellia Yang interviews interesting people who are on a unique path to create a better future and shares the lessons and tips they learned along the way.

Season One (1 - 111 episodes) is in Chinese.
Season Two (112 episodes - current) is in English.

Chiwi Journal Camellia Yang

    • Society & Culture

Conversations between global citizens on culture observation, technology trends and personal growth.

Host Camellia Yang interviews interesting people who are on a unique path to create a better future and shares the lessons and tips they learned along the way.

Season One (1 - 111 episodes) is in Chinese.
Season Two (112 episodes - current) is in English.

    #115: Home-schooling, Writing in Bilingual, Future of Education and GenZ with Gabriele Pizzi

    #115: Home-schooling, Writing in Bilingual, Future of Education and GenZ with Gabriele Pizzi

    My guest today is Gabriele Pizzi. He is 18 years old Italian and currently lives in northeastern Italy. He has been homeschooling since 2020 and now exploring the art of sculpture, bio-design, and digital fabrication.

    We discussed:


    What made Gabriele quit public school and homeschooling?
    Why are education systems around the world very similar?
    How to cope with peer pressure while choosing the unusual path?
    How to find your interests and have the discipline to run the self-learning program?
    The challenges facing bilingual writers?
    Why writing is the best way to test your learnings?
    Why apprenticeship is a great way to make friends and learn skills?
    How to build your networking and setting up your career goal while homeschooling?
    What GenZ wish other generations to know them better?
    What get Gabriele most excited about the future?

    Books and links mentioned in this episode:


    Education
    Tim Ferriss Show with Balaji
    1729.com
    Jean Paul Sartre: NO EXIT
    The Start Of Startup Cities
    Waldorf School (Steiner School)
    Free Private Cities: Making Governments Compete For You by Titus Gebel

    Get in touch with Gabriele!

    Twitter @gabrielepizzi, Linkedin, Email

    • 37 min
    #114 Linguistics History, Latin America, Sino-U.S. Relations, and Global Mindsets with Jim

    #114 Linguistics History, Latin America, Sino-U.S. Relations, and Global Mindsets with Jim

    Kia Ora, Nihao and hello! Welcome to the Chiwi Journal Podcast. I’m your host Camellia Yang.

    On the show, I interview global citizens who follow a unique path to build a better future and share stories and tips they learned along the way.

    Our conversations are focus on cultural observations, technology trends, career development and philosophy.

    My guest today is Jim. He is an experienced digital nomad and worked in consulting, strategy & marketing, agribusiness and education. Jim is a 1.5 generation Chinese-American who has studied, lived and worked across four continents and speaks multiple languages. I hope you enjoy this episode.



    We discussed:


    Jim's early childhood memory of moving to America as a young kid and growing up experiencing three different cultures (Latino, American and Chinese cultures)
    Comparing three different languages (Chinese, English and Spanish) and giving a brief history of the Chinese language
    Why do modern Chinese speak Mandarin?
    What is the professional and social life like in Brazil for a North American Asian?
    The stories of the Japanese diaspora in Brazil and the Chinese diaspora in Panama
    Perspectives on melting pots as well as Chinese, Asian and Asian American experiences in America
    How to define one's identity as a Third Culture Kid?
    Jim's three points on the current state of Sino-U.S. relations
    How to cultivate a global mindset?
    1729ers community, tech progressives, and network unions
    What get Jim most excited about the future?



    Books and links mentioned in this episode:


    Classic Chinese Novels
    Zi Zhi Tong Jian
    What Old Chinese may have sound like (around time of Confucius)
    What Middle Chinese (around 6th - 13th centuries) sounded like based on rhyme tables
    What Ming Dynasty early Mandarin (circa 16th - early 17th century) sounded like based on Jesuit missionaries’ recordings
    Exclusive video of Emperor Puyi's Testimoy At The Tokyo Trials
    Japanese Brazilians
    German Oktoberfest of Blumenau, Brazil
    Third Culture Kids and Third Culture Adults
    1729.com
    1729ers Community



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    • 1 hr 11 min
    #113: E-residency Program, SDZ Alliance, China-US Relation, Chartered Cities with Joel Burke

    #113: E-residency Program, SDZ Alliance, China-US Relation, Chartered Cities with Joel Burke

    Kia Ora, Nihao and hello! Welcome to the Chiwi Journal Podcast. I’m your host Camellia Yang.

    On the show, I interview global citizens who follow a unique path to build a better future and share stories and tips they learned along the way.

    Our conversations are focus on cultural observations, technology trends, career development and philosophy.

    My guest today is Joel Burke. He is the partner at Tribe AI, MA Candidate at Georgetown’sGeorgetown’s International Business & Policy program. He leads the e-Residency program at the Republic of Estonia and has been a mentor to a startup accelerator focused on defence solutions in the US. He has been to over 50 countries, lived and worked on 3.5 continents and helped with many remote work visa and city-building projects.

    We discussed:


    How Joel started his career and showed interest in the intersection between tech and policy?
    A summary of the E-residency program at Estonia that Balaji mentioned @1729.com
    What the advantages for small countries leveraging digitalisation?
    What’s the opportunity for startups in the public service sector?
    Share some other initiatives, e.g. Columbia remote work visa and SDZ Alliance (Ethiopia city-building project)
    Response on the “Cloud-first, Land second” concept of building the future.
    A thought experiment on uploading minds online and downloading on any form of a body.
    With the increasing tense between China and the US, what Joel’s views on current geopolitics based on his experiences?
    China has tremendously invested in Africa’s infrastructure. What local people’s perspective towards China?
    Among all 50 countries Joel travelled and lived in, what’s the most interesting culture shock?
    Top three tips for people who choose to live a nomadic lifestyle and do remote works in the future
    What gets Joel most excited about the future?
    A brief overview of chartered cities

    Books and Links Mentioned:


    The Sovereign Individual: Mastering the Transition to the Information Age by James Dale Davidson and William Rees-Mogg
    E-residency Estonia
    SDZ ALLIANCE
    1729.com
    Stand on Zanzibar by John Brunner
    The Three-Body Problem by Liu Cixin.

    Connect with Joel on LinkedIn



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    • 37 min
    #112: Digital Nomad, Community Building and 1729 Discord Community with Chance Taken

    #112: Digital Nomad, Community Building and 1729 Discord Community with Chance Taken

    Kia Ora, Nihao and hello! Welcome to the Chiwi Journal Podcast. I’m your host Camellia Yang. On the show, I interview global citizens who follow a unique path to build a better future and share stories and tips they learned along the way. Our conversations are focus on cultural observations, technology trends, career development and philosophy.

    My guest today is Chance Taken. Chance is currently remote-working @On Deck. He is also a co-founder @Chingu. 

    We discussed:


    Chance's digital nomad lifestyle
    How to cope with loneliness?
    What tools to use while relocating?
    Will remote working dominate the employment market?
    What's Chingu, and what problem is it going to solve?
    What's On Deck? Will the cohort model be the future?
    When people from all over the world working together, how do you create an environment for a nice cross-cultural?
    What's the motivation to create the 1729 Discord Community (note: it's not an official 1729 community)?
    What's the purpose of the 1729 Discord Community?
    Why 1729 encourage people to build up a decentralised media platform?
    How to deal with the reverse culture shock as a global citizen when back to your motherland?
    The technology and infrastructure progress of Asian countries
    What's advice for becoming a digital nomad and adapt to remote working?
    Top three tips for community building

    Linked mentioned from this episode:


    meetup.com
    https://chingu.io/
    https://beondeck.com/ 
    https://1729.com/
    Balaji Srinivasan on Tim Ferriss Show
    1729 Discord Community
    The Start Of Startup Cities
    The Pseudonymous Economy - Balaji Srinivasan 
    Badass: making users awesome by Kathy Sierra

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    • 47 min
    #111: 再见,是为了更好的相见

    #111: 再见,是为了更好的相见

    理想屯播客今天迎来了大结局!从2017年堵车无聊时突发奇想开通了这档聊天节目,到现在身居地球两地,这档节目已经走过了四个年头。主播们在成长,陪我们一路走来的你,又经历了哪些变化呢?本期播客并没有什么寻常,还是我和LJ@李谐说 的一次远程电话沟通,你将听到:



    - 从开始到现在,我们的录播客感悟

    - 你想为世界留下点什么?你会选择永生吗?

    - 对元宇宙的探索,物质世界 vs 虚拟世界;理性 vs 动物性

    - Memes或者表情包会如何影响我们的文化?语言 vs memes

    - 印象最深刻的播客单集, 发现对方有了哪些变化?(好像大家还是最喜欢前任聊天的单集哈哈)

    - 聊点创作者经济和未来趋势

    - 吐槽资本主义这打不死的小强

    - “如果再也不能见到你,祝你早安,午安,晚安。”



    Twitter:@camelliayang

    微博:@翊瑄Camellia

    公众号:理想屯

    Website: https://www.camelliayang.com/

    • 50 min
    #110: 48小时说拜拜!欧超联赛的前世今生

    #110: 48小时说拜拜!欧超联赛的前世今生

    有着「两日维新」的欧超联赛最近占据了国内外各大体育媒体的头版头条,本期节目球姐请来了两位文娱产业观察者,同时也是资深球迷的@安若谷 @柏亚舟 老师,和大家分享一下我们对于现代足球改革的一些看法。


    什么是欧超联赛?为什么豪门集体选择在此时推出欧超联赛?
    评析欧超涉及的利益相关方(国际足联、欧足联和英超等)
    从产业角度、足球运动角度、和球迷身份角度分析欧超的核心争议在哪里?
    欧洲足球社区模式 vs 美国运动商业联盟模式
    传统产业面临全球化和数字化冲击时,难免需要与时俱进做出改变
    本土和海外球迷、球队本身和ZF官方对于欧超的反应和态度
    英超诞生的历史背景,为什么相似的强强对决概念在当时能顺利通过?
    震惊足坛的「海塞尔球场」惨案对英国足球产生的影响
    从欧冠的诞生过程,以及当年的G14,看当代足坛利益竞争的历史重演
    你如何定义足球俱乐部?是属于球迷的胜地,还是金主眼中的赚钱机器?
    聊聊切尔西、阿森纳、曼联、曼城和利物浦背后的老板们
    体育产业三大版块:赛事、平台和版权。赛事改变牵一发而动全身
    两位阿森纳球迷对温格早年采访时预测未来的分析,以及吐槽克伦克
    展望中国足球发展,以及中国球迷对于欧超的看法

    (备注:节目中所述具体数字和具体人物名称可进一步查询确认)





    👋🏻 理想屯是一档聚焦海外文化和哲学思考的播客节目。主播们生活在英国和新西兰,通过一手生活体验和观察,展现留学生和新移民的生活,也会不定期邀请有海外生活背景的嘉宾,和大家分享学术见解和海外求职创业经验。



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    • 1 hr 13 min

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