|Alma mater||Shanghai Jiao Tong University|
Berkman Center for Internet and Society
|Known for||Software, Sharism|
Isaac Mao (simplified Chinese: 毛向辉; traditional Chinese: 毛向輝; pinyin: Máo Xiànghuī) is a Chinese software architect, and social media researcher. He is doing research in social learning and for developing the philosophy of Sharism.
Life and work
Mao is a blogger, software architect, researcher in learning and social technology. Mao has written about on-line journalism. Mao's essay "Sharism: A Mind Revolution" appeared in the Freesouls book project.
Blogging and blog advocacy
Mao has visited some conferences (such as Wikimania about Internet culture, in China and more broadly and other global events on Internet culture. In 2009, he was a speaker at the 40th anniversary of The Internet Conference held at UCLA As a trained software engineer, he has a long history of developing both business and consumer software. He worked as a Chief Architect in the Intel HomeCD project and Tangram BackSchool suite.
As of 2008, Mao published an open letter to Google, challenging the search engine giant to support anti-censorship efforts and change its strategy on China.