Monthly Archive: August 2012

Danger to your health

China is hazardous to your health. A good friend of mine with the startup Nomiku recently took ill while working on production in Shenzhen and had this to say: Ugh, just found out the meds I ate have lead in them from the doctor I visited today. China got me good, once again. There are …

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Useful fakes abound, too

China is fraught with fake parts, but that’s not always a completely bad thing that will ruin you. Sometimes it’s something that will save you lots of money because it works well enough for your needs and is readily available. Two of the components for my product (the DigiTally, a portable electronic scoreboard) are DC/DC …

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