In the wilderness of Shenzhen, CES

If you walk far enough in one direction in any one of the seemingly exhibition floors at CES, you might get a chance to leave Las Vegas for a moment. The crowds slowly thin; the decibel level drops. The booth babes are nowhere to be found. It’s just you and hundreds and hundreds of Chinese iPad knockoffs.

I found myself drawn to the Shenzhen pavilions during my first, often overwhelming CES. In the sunless depths of a city like Las Vegas, where everything is simulated and shipped in from somewhere else; which runs on the myth is that everyone can have the best objects and experiences no matter where they come from; these miles of familiar, pristine black screens seem right at home.

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Source:: TheVerge

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