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Delegation trip China

Jetzt bin ich schon mehr als zwei Wochen zurück aus China – und trotzdem geht mir der Besuch noch immer durch den Kopf. Warum eigentlich? Natürlich gab es in kurzer Zeit viele Eindrücke. Das wundert auch nicht, wenn die Agenda doch jeden Morgen mit dem Eintrag „6:15 Uhr Abfahrt am Hotel“ startet. Nein, in diesem dicht gepackten Programm der Delegationsreise unter Leitung der baden-württembergischen Wirtschaftsministerin Dr. Nicole Hoffmeister-Kraut war wirklich nicht (noch) mehr unterzubringen. Vier chinesische Städte in vier Tagen. Und dabei waren wir eigentlich nur im Südosten unterwegs: Nanjing, Hangzhou, Shanghai, Shenzhen.

 

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Delegation trip to China

I’ve been back from China for more than two weeks – and yet the visit is still on my mind. Why? Of course there were many impressions in a short time. That’s not surprising when the agenda starts every morning with the entry „6:15 a.m. Departure at the hotel“. No, in this densely packed program of the delegation trip under the direction of the Baden-Wuerttemberg Minister of Economic Affairs, Dr. Nicole Hoffmeister-Kraut, there was really no room for more. Four Chinese cities in four days. And we were actually only travelling in the South East: Nanjing, Hangzhou, Shanghai, Shenzhen.

The economic delegation travelled from the Nanjing arrival point through southeast-ern China. First by express train to Hangzhou and on to Shanghai, then by plane to Shenzhen. Finally we took the ferry to Hong Kong, where the return flight took off.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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The word “innovation” undergoes a full declension in recent years, substituting a wide array of terms used to describe something new or modern, especially in the technical or technological fields as well as computer sciences. I personally definitely prefer to use the term “rationalization” although, for older people still remembering the communist era, it may possess rather negative connotations.

Because what is the basic difference between these two terms? Rationalization holds the element of “ratio” (Latin for reason) in contrast to innovation which comes from “in nova” (Latin for new). And actually that is where the discussion concerning innovation could end. However, I will allow myself a certain reflection. What makes us human, and what are the risks for us to stop being that?

The futuristic visions of the world are as fascinating as they are terrifying. The speeding technical progress results in that various inventions more and more often substitute people in terms of every-day work, production, and services, while IT systems not only support us in making decisions but actually replace people in analytical and research works.

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