Every year, on the second Tuesday in October, we join the world in celebrating Ada Lovelace Day: Recognising the achievements of the 19th century mathematician, writer, pioneering tech visionary and inspiration to generations of women.

China’s bid for global technology dominance is being realised in its emerging hotspots, attracting the brightest talent locally and abroad.

With Shanghai once seen as the leading China tech city, dynamic new centres for innovation and development are skyrocketing. To the North, near Beijing, there’s Tianjin and Dalian. And to the South, Guangzhou and Shenzhen.