is a Mongolian Chinese American who immigrated to the U.S. from Taiwan in 1966. She loves Aerosmith, Pearl Jam, and is an avid computer gamer. She had played a multiple player online roleplaying game based on Tolkien styled setting, elves and halflings, called Gemstone III back in 1991. She had posted many suggestions on the Genie online service board for Gemstone, and was named "Member of The Month". Many friends in the game liked her posts under the pen name of "Grain". She would like to hear from these friends if they happen to read her articles.
is an American architect of Chinese descent registered to practice in Texas. Currently living and working in Taiwan, Chu is the son of a retired high-ranking diplomat with the ROC government. Read more of his articles at http://thechinadesk.blogspot.com