China’s ‘996’ Overwork Culture Fueled Its Tech Engine. Why Workers Are Finally Burning Out

China’s tech sector, already shivering through a capital winter, could be entering a new winter of discontent, as tech developers protest long working hours. Last month on GitHub, the Microsoft-owned forum where tech developers share software codes, a post from an anonymous Chinese user garnered attention beyond the site’s typical userbase. Called 996.ICU, the post […]