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The Chinese Buddhist Billionaire Who Wants to Fix Your Brain

China’s first internet titan is throwing billions at the mysteries of our gray matter

Chen Tianqiao, pictured in 2015. Credit: Comms88 via Wikimedia/CC BY-SA 4.0

CChen Tianqiao could easily be mistaken for someone enjoying retirement. It’s not just his attire: a short-sleeved white shirt with a floral pattern down the middle, relaxed…




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Bryan Walsh

Bryan Walsh

Journalist, author, dad. Former TIME magazine editor and foreign correspondent. Author of END TIMES, a book about existential risk and the end of the world.

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