The elderly in Japan will have super powers soon

The Home Care & Rehabilitation Exhibition showcases the latest rehabilitation products and services. It is an event directed to end users and specialist professionals that seek solutions and equipment to help with the accessibility of old and disable people. Japan has a lot of old people, as a percentage of population they have the most … Continue reading The elderly in Japan will have super powers soon

Japanese on top in Rubik’s Cube world championship

16 year old Yu Nakajima walked away with 5,000 (US$7,000) beating over 250 competitors from 33 countries to be crowned the 2007 Rubik's Cube world champion, the American Andrew Kang was second and fellow Japanese national Mitsuki Gunji was third. The world record for completing the cube is 9.86 seconds, held by Thibaut Jacquinot of … Continue reading Japanese on top in Rubik’s Cube world championship

Japanese Officials Reprimanded for Editing Wikipedia at Work

"The Agriculture Ministry is not in charge of Gundam," said Tsutomu Shimomura of Japan's Ministry Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries in his statement to the press related to the six bureaucrats reprimanded for entries on Wikipedia the popular Web site encyclopedia from ministry computers. Contributions related to the World Trade Organization and free trade agreements were … Continue reading Japanese Officials Reprimanded for Editing Wikipedia at Work

Japan developing high speed successor to the Internet

The year is 2015, 100 billion simultaneous devices, 10 gigabits per second transfer speed, high-speed wireless access even on moving high-speed trains and us$260 million in research costs; those are the important details of a new next generation high speed global network being developed by Japan's National Institute of Information and Communications Technology and various … Continue reading Japan developing high speed successor to the Internet

Yodobashi Akiba in Japan – 7 floors of technology goodies

Yodobashi Akiba is the biggest electronics shop in Akihabara and I swear upon on the belly buttons of my sisters ever growing doll collection that I will one day walk through this store overloading my eyes and brain with electronic candy! Join me in being depressed and watch this video, over and over and over … Continue reading Yodobashi Akiba in Japan – 7 floors of technology goodies