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Dr Jiulin Teng

Welcome! I am Dr Jiulin Teng. Over the years, I have developed insights into a number of issues of popular interest. A photography enthusiast, I have also captured photos of places and people that tell stories. This website is dedicated to my thoughts and my photos.
Dr Jiulin Teng
Cover for post AI for Propaganda
Economy
AI for Propaganda
22 Dec 2021 · Part I of Tech for Evil: the large quantity of data that entities collect of us can be used to build complex behavioral models that uncover patterns of behavior that even we are unaware of. This can be used for propaganda in order to subvert a democracy.
Cover for post Freedom is Losing: Freedom Will Win
Economy
Freedom is Losing: Freedom Will Win
05 Dec 2021 · Today, freedom is under attack across the globe, which shows a mutual lack of self-confidence. Ultimately, however, freedom is what made America the superpower it is today, and winners of the next great geopolitical struggle will be those most free.
Cover for post Eure @ Maintenon [Jan 2022]
Nature
Eure @ Maintenon [Jan 2022]
20 Jan 2022 · This album contains select photos from the area around Maintenon in January 2022, primarily the Eure river and the Canal de l'Eure.
Cover for post Liege [Meuse, Old Town | Dec 2021]
Travel
Liege [Meuse, Old Town | Dec 2021]
12 Jan 2022 · This album includes select photos from the city of Liege in December 2021. Liege has the geography that would make for a gorgeous city with two rivers (Meuse and Ourthe) and rolling hills.

My Latest Articles

Cover for post Housing Bubble Reflects a Weakness in the Chinese System
Economy
Housing Bubble Reflects a Weakness in the Chinese System
27 Oct 2021 · Lack of checks and balances in the Chinese system makes course correction more difficult, which led to today's housing bubble. Fortunately, China has an opportunity to deflate the bubble, but the rule of law must be implemented for long-term stability.
Cover for post Paternalism that Devastated Europe
Economy
Paternalism that Devastated Europe
18 Oct 2021 · Paternalism that promises the interests of the greater good does not deliver on this promise: Rather, it leads to a dependent populous incapable of innovation and free thoughts. It ossifies the political and social systems and resists reform.
Cover for post China’s Opportunity to Uproot the Foremost Instability Factor is Now
Economy
China’s Opportunity to Uproot the Foremost Instability Factor is Now
22 Sep 2021 · China has a unique opportunity to deflate its real estate bubble under the cover of the collapse of a mismanaged, greedy company. It would be a gigantic mistake that would lead to tragic consequences if China were to bail out this company.
Cover for post 50 Years of Transitory Fiat System: The Danger of Spectacular Collapse
Economy
50 Years of Transitory Fiat System: The Danger of Spectacular Collapse
15 Aug 2021 · 50 years ago, Nixon closed the Gold Window, defaulting on US liabilities. 50 years later, the Fed is cornered, and the danger of a spectacular collapse of the USD is something that we must be prepared for.

My Latest Galleries

Cover for post Versailles [Chateau, Park | Dec 2021]
City
Versailles [Chateau, Park | Dec 2021]
09 Jan 2022 · This album contains select photos from the Park of Versailles on the last afternoon of 2021. Highlights include the main buildings on a surprisingly warm day, the grand canal, and two flocks of Canada geese.
Cover for post Chartres [Old Town, Double Rainbow | Dec 2021]
City
Chartres [Old Town, Double Rainbow | Dec 2021]
03 Jan 2022 · This album contains select shots from Chartres in December 2021. Highlights include old buildings along the Eure river to the north and south of the city as well as a double rainbow.
Cover for post Nature [Cows, Geese | Dec 2021]
Nature
Nature [Cows, Geese | Dec 2021]
01 Jan 2022 · This album features select shots of nature from December 2021. Highlights include the Charolais cows and Chinese (swan) geese that I have featured in previous months.
Cover for post Citadelle de Namur [Dec 2021]
Travel
Citadelle de Namur [Dec 2021]
31 Dec 2021 · This album contains photos from the Citadel of Namur, Belgium in December 2021. Highlights include panoramic views of Namur down the Sambre and Meuse valleys.