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Disrupting Digital Business: Create an Authentic Experience in the Peer-to-Peer Economy by R Ray Wang

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A half-century ago, a man and a woman from Taiwan boarded separate planes to America to pursue their dreams of studying abroad. Each knew that the other was heading to the United States, but they didn’t know each other well. In fact, they had met only once through a mutual friend.

The woman arrived early in 1968 to earn a master’s degree in specialized education. She had received a scholarship to Northeast Missouri State University and saw the move to the United States as an opportunity to expand her professional career. She had intended to make the journey a year earlier but delayed her trip as she awaited the passing of her mother. She was a city girl at heart but braved the challenges of a new world and those harsh Midwest ...

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