Tagged: japan

JAXA being Privatized?

It seems that the Japanese government is planning to privatize the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) so that it will qualify and be in the running for Google and the X Foundations 30 million dollar worth of prizes for getting robotic rover on the Moon....

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Top 30 Countries With Fastest Internet

Remember my post about the average internet connection in Japan, while surfing around today I ran into a detailed chart showing the top 30 countries ranked in terms of internet speed. It’s no surprise who came out on top. From that post a few months...

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Tokyo VR Project

Every time I here or see anything related to Virtual Reality (VR) the stupid VR Troopers theme song plays in my head (we are, we are VR Troopers), oh boy, the things we used to watch as kids ^_^. Anyway there is an ongoing Tokyo...

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X-Seed 4000 – This building this is possible

The Shimizu Mega City is just one of the many buildings completely planned out for Japan and only waiting on the materials, funding and technology to be able to bring them to fruition. One other such project is the X-Seed 4000, at 13,123 feet high,...

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Otaku – they come in all shapes and sizes

There are lots of fans of Japan in the world, we geeks dont have hide in our basements or hide or “otakuness” to remain cool anymore. In fact, lately we have been in demand now many consider us “cool”. Whether you are an Otaku or...

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Veronica Campbell – chases down victory in the 100m

Winners never quit and quitters never win � anonymous All the qualities that I stated that Asafa Powell lacked in his defeat to Tyson Gay (and Derrick Atkins) where present today in Veronica Campbell today when she ran from the back of the pack to...

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The 2007 World Championships in Osaka Japan has begun

The 2007 IAAF World Championships in Athletics 2007 have started in Osaka Japan and already Jamaica has been up front and getting lots of attention. Athletes such as Asafa Powell and Danny McFarlane have already started to kick up a media buzz after just the...

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Videos showing Japan’s Pre-WWII years

Japan Sugoi has posted some really interesting videos on Japan in the 1930’s before their their ill-fated war with the Allies in WWII. The video quality is not very good but thats expected seeing that these videos are older than my grandparents. The first video...

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International World Skills Competition in Japan

Jamaica will be sending a team of contestants to take part in this year’s World Skills International Competition. Why am I posting about a world skills competition? Well for starters this will be the first year Jamaica will be entering and we will competing against...

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In Japan even furniture is “high tech”

An interactive table and chairs that can change colour has been developed by Japanese researchers. On display at the Siggraph show, the Fuwapica furniture uses sensors embedded in the table-top to work out the colour of items placed upon it. The colour of the stools...

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