The Digital Dragon
I am updating this section. However, I thought I'd throw out a few points based on my eight (8) years living in China. Of this eight years of actual, continuous living "on the ground" in China, I've noticed much because I've been an active reader in the Chinese language for over twenty-five years (I spent over 7.5 of those years in China AFTER I had obtained a BA in Chinese).
To begin with, I just really can't tell you all I've learned because it would be difficult. It's important to undertand what your goals are in China, and how long you intend to be here (in physical and/or virtual form). I think parables are just fine for conveying both those meanings. Of course you understand mainly what this language means, right? As I've stated elsewhere on my site, if I make a website for you it must not criticize China or the Chinese people.
On to the easy stuff: Chinese consumer society will continue to grow. One quality I see in virtually all the people I meet in China is the desire to improve oneself through dedicated hard work. There is great reverence for education, if not yet a full appreciation of what that is. You'll get good returns in this area by focussing on the natural sciences. The people of China have great talent for programming languages and computer systems. I do anticipate that they will be leaders in AI (rememember that AI is fundamentally just computer programming).