In May,1999, China's embassy's was bombed in the Republic of Yugoslavia by American army. This event irritated the “angry youth” and they made remonstration to it. Chinese hackers attacked many American websites. In the demonstrations, the most eye-catching slogans calling for a boycott included ‘Burn all McDonald’s in China’ and ‘Damage American intellectual property by practical action: free provision of pirated software’. After the Hainan Island incident in April 2001, hackers in both countries began their fight again. Most of the “angry youth” believe that the United States doesn’t want China to develop.
Others within China’s rap scene have no expectations of 88rising because they view it as a consumer rather than cultural enterprise. Dawei, a rapper and author from Beijing who’s had lucrative festival appearances canceled due to the political content of his lyrics, said 88rising’s product is “completely anti-thinking, anti-social-involvement, anti-any kind of historical reflection,” selling listeners a “total consumerist” experience, he says. “When you listen to their music, you don’t think about any issues related to the socio-economic environment or anyone else’s life, the only takeaway is you feel ‘cooler’ — it’s like putting on gold teeth or jewelry.”
Tao Huabi discovered the popularity of her condiment when customers came in to purchase the sauce without the noodles. One day, when her sauce had sold out, she found that customers would not even eat her noodles without her special sauce.
Think about customer conversations. Should you talk to 25 customers about whether your product is good or bad? Or will one deep conversation yield more dividends?
Depends. If there is a lot of discoverable structure and causality in the domain, one in-depth customer conversation can reveal vastly more than 25 responses to a 3 question survey. You might find out enough to make the decision you need to make, and avoid 24 other conversations.