NYC Show Opens THIS WEEK!
I'm almost too excited to write this posting...
The show in NY, at the Museum of Chinese in America, starts THIS WEEK! Here's a sneak peek from the installation process...
Radical Machines Website!
I'm thrilled to share the companion website for the museum exhibit Radical Machines: Chinese in the Information Age: https://www.radicalmachines.org
I am excited and honored to share that I have been named a Guggenheim fellow - https://www.gf.org/fellows/all-fellows/thomas-s-mullaney/
It's official! We're coming to NYC!
The contract is signed!
Radical Machines: Chinese in the Information Age is officially coming to NYC!
It will show at the Museum of Chinese in America beginning Fall 2018.
Stay... Read more
Please nominate Chinese Typewriter exhibit for a Dibner Award
A very happy March to one and all. A friend recently alerted me to the following award, and suggested I let people know who are familiar with my... Read more
London Review of Books!
I'm so thrilled to see The Chinese Typewriter reviewed in the London Review of Books https://www.lrb.co.uk/v40/n05/jamie-fisher/the-left-handed-kid
I'm on How Stuff Works talking about Chinese Typewriters
Today I'm on Stuff to Blow Your Mind, speaking about Chinese Typewriters - Have a listen!
Please Vote for The Chinese Typewriter! (Dec 10 Deadline)
Dear Friends and Colleagues,
Please click on the link below, & then RT or Like it on Twitter, to vote for The #Chinese #Typewriter as this year's Inside Higher Ed... Read more
New Yorker, BBC, and NPR!
It's exciting to report that The Chinese Typewriter: A History has been featured in/on The New York, the BBC, and NPR since the last update. Please take a... Read more
Chinese Typewriter makes the cover of New Scientist
The Chinese Typewriter makes the cover of New Scientist - mercifully just before the world ends!
Here's the full review: https://www.newscientist.com/article/mg23531441-000-chinas-struggle-to-overcome-technological-imperialism/
Nature magazine reviews The Chinese Typewriter!
"How China sidestepped QWERTY" http://rdcu.be/vPrr
A review of The Chinese Typewriter in Nature
Wall Street Journal reviews "The Chinese Typewriter: A History"
Some exciting news. The Wall Street Journal featured an in-depth review of The Chinese Typewriter: A History!
WSJ Review: https://www.wsj.com/articles/a-most-implausible-machine-1504288814
Book is On Sale Here: http://a.co/4KYGNmt
Please take... Read more
The Book is Almost Here!
I'm excited to report that the book, The Chinese Typewriter: A History, is almost here. Although I'm not sure of the exact release date, I've been told... Read more
My collection at SFO International Airport!
If you're traveling through SFO airport over the next 5 months, please take a moment to check out "The Typewriter" - a new exhibit in Terminal 2 that... Read more
My typewriters @ SFO Int'l Airport!
If you're traveling through San Francisco/SFO International Airport over the next 5 months, please take a moment to check out "The Typewriter" - a new exhibit in Terminal 2 that... Read more
Preorder 'The Chinese Typewriter' on Amazon
It is my pleasure to share some good news: After 10 years in the making, my book is finally here (just about):
For those of you who... Read more
NBC features Chinese typewriter exhibit!
NBC Asian American featured the exhibit in San Diego - take a look!
KPBS interview about the Chinese Typewriter
Today, KPBS Midday Edition just posted an interview with SDCHM director and myself about the opening of the Radical Machines exhibit in San Diego!
International Debut of Radical Machines | TODAY in San Diego!
What a fantastic journey it has been. Who knew that an eccentric little Kickstarter campaign back in July 2016 would come this far this fast. It is with... Read more
South China Morning Post/New Scientist article about my collection
Pardon the second update, but some good news to share. South China Morning Post, a major media outlet in Asia, has published a piece about my collection/research. Please enjoy! The... Read more
Chinese Typewriter Characters Coming Soon!
Happy New year to One and All!
I'm excited to report: the Chinese Typewriter Characters will ship out this coming week, for those of you who signed up for that... Read more
The Chinese Typewriter is COMING TO SAN DIEGO!
I am thrilled to announce: The ink on the contract is now dry, and "Radical Machines: Chinese in the Information Age" will be debuting at the San Diego Chinese Historical... Read more
The Atlantic features Chinese typewriter
Happy November to one and all - it's been too long!
I write with exciting news: The Atlantic just released a wonderful new feature entitled "Chinese Characters Are Futuristic and... Read more
BBC World Service features Chinese Typewriter Exhibit!
This past week, while in Hohhot, Inner Mongolia, I had a lovely Skype interview/conversation with Dan Damon of BBC World Update. The interview/feature just posted today - please... Read more
Front page of the LA Times!
I'm very excited to report: this Saturday, the LA Times featured the Chinese typewriter exhibition - on the front page, no less!
Here is the electronic version:
http://www.latimes.com/world/asia/la-fg-chinese-typewriter-snap-story.html... Read more
Museum of Chinese in America + Buzzfeed!
Friends, it's been a while since the last update, but boy has it been a busy and exciting period! Here are 2 updates:
1. Buzzfeed (yup, *the* Buzzfeed) just ran... Read more
Thank You, More than 200 Times Over!
Dear Friends, Old and New,
Who knew that a topic so geeky and, for many, esoteric would inspire such curiosity and support from more than 200 backers all over the... Read more
Brilliant NYC Design Firm to Create our Exhibition and Website
For Good Measure, brilliant NYC design firm & maker of the FREE STATE OF JONES film companion site will design the Chinese Typewriter museum exhibition and website!
Only... Read more
EXCLUSIVE T-SHIRT ADD-ON FOR BACKERS!
EXCLUSIVE T-SHIRT ADD-ON UNLOCKED FOR BACKERS!
Q. How do I add-on a “Save the Chinese Typewriter” t-shirt?
1. Click the “Manage Your Pledge” button (if you don’t see this button,... Read more
We Did It! Thank you!
I *knew* the world was a curious place. I knew it! Thank you to everyone for bringing this improbable Kickstarter campaign all the way to the finish line, and then... Read more
Stretch Goal Announced!
It is with great joy that I reveal the Stretch Goal for "Save the Chinese Typewriter." Our stretch goal will be to reach $14,500 (5K above the current goal), to... Read more
Hong Kong Exhibition!
I'm delighted to report: CUHK (Chinese University of Hong Kong) has expressed serious interest in the exhibition and talks are now underway!
This once again raises the stakes on the... Read more
Wired magazine Italia has just featured Save the Chinese Typewriter - please take a look! http://www.wired.it/tv/museo-per-macchine-scrivere-cinesi-in-crowdfunding/
By Request! Book + Chinese Characters Combo
I received multiple requests for a "Book+Chinese Typewriter Characters" combo, so here it is! (You can find it on the main page.)
HK Magazine features Q&A with Curator Tom Mullaney
A fun update: HK Magazine just published an interview with me re: "Save the Chinese Typewriter." Please take a look! http://hk-magazine.com/article/inside-hk/interviews/18732/chinese-typewriters-exist-and-tom-mullaney-wants-save-them
SFO Airport Museum | Breaking News!
I write with some very exciting news:
The San Francisco International Airport Museum has just confirmed that it will feature my collection in its Virgin America/Terminal 2... Read more
Exciting recap of our first 5 days
A brief, exciting report on the first 5 days of the Kickstarter "Save the Chinese Typewriter":
* We've raised 35% of our goal in the first five days... Read more
So Close to 20% + Great News from Kickstarter HQ
Two Exciting Pieces of News!
1. Kickstarter just gave "Save the Chinese Typewriter" their "PROJECT WE LOVE" designation, and is featuring it on their site - Your Support and Momentum is... Read more
We hit 10% in our first day!
I want to thank you for pushing my project past the 10% mark in the first 24 hours!
If you have friends who are museum lovers, China enthusiasts,... Read more