ShaoLan: The Chinese zodiac, explained
Шаолан Хсуех: Кинескиот хороскоп, објаснет
ShaoLan want to help people understand China's culture and language, and to bridge the gap between East and West. Full bio
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by your Chinese friend,
културен начин за да се праша за вашата
of asking your age.
you are also being evaluated.
вие исто така сте проценети.
about your fortune or misfortune,
partner's animal signs,
about your private life.
in the Chinese zodiac.
is influenced by it,
врска со тоа
of Greco-Roman zodiac,
Грчко римскиот хороскоп,
in 1975, you are a Rabbit.
хороскопски знак таму?
a very complicated theoretical framework
комплексна теоретска структура
and the 12 zodiac animals.
елементи и 12те хороскопски животни.
people's major decisions,
важни човечки одлуки,
and attitude towards each other.
и ставот што го имале еден спрема друг.
are quite amazing.
get on better than the others.
подобри од другите.
to give birth to babies,
во кои ќе раѓаат,
by the right combination of animals
влегуваме во романтични врски
when entering into romantic relations.
романса со Тигри, Кози и Зајци.
with Tigers, Goats and Rabbits.
се родени непријатели.
are natural enemies.
to be careful with a Snake.
посреќни од другите
are luckier than the others,
for power, strength and wealth.
to have a Dragon baby.
must have been very proud.
Hong Kong and Taiwan
one million more babies.
preference to baby boys,
was 120 to 100.
бил 120 со 100.
competition in love and job markets.
во љубовта и работата
government's press release,
of Cesarean sections.
изведени Царски резови.
for the Year of the Horse.
having unlucky Goat babies.
несреќни бебиња Кози.
saw a sharp decline of birthrate
zodiac in reverse,
will face much less competition.
многу помала конкуренција.
top 300 richest people in the world,
the Goat and Tiger,
to have less competition.
their investment decisions
of the zodiac sign
in making major decisions
на важните одлуки
until the past few decades.
surviving poverty, drought,
преживување на суши, сиромаштија,
have the time, wealth and technology
they've always wanted.
секогаш го посакувале.
made by 1.3 billion people
and demand on everything,
целокупната побарувачка на сѐ,
to property and consumer goods.
in the global economy and geopolitics,
глобалната економија и геополитика,
and other Chinese traditions
и другите Кинески традиции
around the world.
creative and mischievous.
ABOUT THE SPEAKERShaoLan Hsueh - Technologist, entrepreneur
ShaoLan want to help people understand China's culture and language, and to bridge the gap between East and West.
Why you should listen
ShaoLan is an entrepreneur, angel investor, geek, writer, traveller and dreamer. She is the founder and creator of Chineasy, which she launched after her TED Talk in Long Beach, California in 2013.
In just over three years, she has built Chineasy into one of the most popular methods of learning Chinese across the Internet with several hundred thousand fellow learners. Her first book, Chineasy, The New Way to Read Chinese, was launched in March 2014 and has been translated into 18 languages. Her next book, Chineasy Everyday, was launched in March 2016.
ShaoLan is a tech entrepreneur with extensive business experience. At the age of 22, while studying for her MBA, she wrote four best-selling books on software in Taiwan, and her books were bundled by Microsoft. She co-founded pAsia, one of the major players on Internet in Asia in 1990’s. After a second masters degree at the University of Cambridge, she began Caravel Capital in 2005 to advise young tech companies.
Chineasy represents a return for ShaoLan to her artistic upbringing and in many ways a design project. This project is the culmination of her life’s journey through the East and West. Her aim is to help people to understand China, Chinese culture, its language and to bridge the gap between East and West. Her next step is to help Chinese children to enjoy and appreciate the beauty of their own language.
ShaoLan Hsueh | Speaker | TED.com