One Finger Zen IT

02 Sep 2006

I found this Japanese Hitachi ad in a local Japanese magazine. I really like seeing Chinese characters played with in creative ways. This is just one example.

One Finger Zen IT

The characters in the ad are 一指禅, which I have written about before.


John Pasden

John is a Shanghai-based linguist and entrepreneur, founder of AllSet Learning.


  1. Just surfed through your website…awesome stuff….excited to see HangZhou. I was born there right next to the west lake, then left for US with my parents. I’d love to spend a year in HangZhou and teach in Zhejiang University. Maybe it’s difficult to apply….enough of my babbling, best of the best wishes to your study and life in China. – deb

  2. The lecture you linked to on your previous post is really nice. Running into things like this make me love the Internet.

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