Create or innovate. What does East know about West? A lot. We speak different languages, even use different alphabets. No problem, says Samsung. Samsung's ad dep't makes it clear, even funny. Hilarious!
Economic models are different, too. Like polar extremes. One gives you everything you need in exchange for your time. The other promises you everything you want if you rise to the top. On your own.
Who says there's nothing new under the sun? Just a few years ago we started data mining. The tech pyramid enabled social networking. With that came GitHub, cloud computing, and the coolest adaptors.
If you're working on food, shelter and clothing it makes sense to build a foundation and learn existing technology. Want a boat? You can either save up and buy a seat or get creative and buy your own.
What do you think?