Digitally China: Jobba 9 till 9, 6 dagar i veckan

Digitally China är podd på engelska som produceras av Den Digitala Draken och publiceras varannan vecka på kontot "Digitally China" och görs i samarbete med RADII ( (2019-04-11) Recently a leaked e-mail from have been widely spread, being probably the most concrete example of the 996 culture from certain tech companies in China. Among many things, the leaked e-mail indicates that people working less overtime should be fired.   In this episode of Digitally China we are trying to figure out how widely spread 996 is, how it impacts people and what effect the recent backlash in this hotly debated topic will have.   To understand the culture of working overtime in tech and how it is different from other industries, we interviewed contributors of the recently famous 996.ICU project on GitHub, Xu Ming and Xiao Yang.   Topics covered in this episode of Digitally China: - The background of 996 - How 996 in tech is different compared to other industries - How widely spread 996 is - The recent criticism against on 996, going viral on GitHub - How the Chinese tech industry might change going forward   Hosts: Eva Xiao and Tom Xiong Guests: Xu Ming and Xiao Yang Producer: Jacob Lovén Digitally China is a subjective but independent depiction of the tech scene in China. Audio clips used in the podcast have not been distorted nor taken out of context and are included for commentary and educational purposes and thus shall be considered “Fair Use”. Digitally China is powered by RADII (, an independent media platform exploring China from all angles.

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En podcast om digitala fenomen i Kina.Den digitala Draken är en subjektiv men oberoende skildring av den digitala utveckling av tjänster i Kina. I produktion används ljudklipp från exempelvis nyhetsrapportering, dessa används under "fair use", har ej förvrängts från sin ursprungliga kontext och utger en viktig del i skildringen. Har du synpunkter eller tips på ämnen vi ska ta upp? Kontakta oss på Jacob Loven och Tom Xiong Ljudproduktion: Jacob LovenManus: Jacob Loven och Tom XiongGrafik: Johan Baer See for privacy and opt-out information.