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
The Playstation 3 launch frenzy has died down and after a long drought without any mega hit games available it seems the Xbox 360 and the Nintendo Wii are pulling away in the next generation console race. It's not like Sony isn't trying to get their fat, black, blu-ray powered, cancer curing super computers out … Continue reading Playstation 3 struggling?
I'm still not certain how I should feel after my 71% on the Geek Quiz, but I got sent a significantly less geeky quiz today in reminding my about Blog Action Day on October 15th, if you own a blog and you'd like to take part sign up over at the Blog Action Day website, … Continue reading The Kind of Blogger I am, What Kind of Blogger Are you?
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
"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
Japans aim of sending a man to the moon by 2020 is well underway. The recently launched Kaguya probe, which is named after a fairytale princess has successfully entered orbit of the moon after being launched in mid September and capturing hi def media of the earth from deep space a few days ago. … Continue reading Japan’s Kaguya now in Orbit
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
Problogger is giving away a whopping $54,000 (USD) of cash and prizes in the ProBlogger Birthday Bash! I have very little luck with blog contests but with so many prizes spread over so many days I should stand a better change of winning something off that looooooong list of prizes. My eyes are on two … Continue reading ProBlogger Birthday Bash
Less than a month after launch from the small island of Tanegashima off the southern tip of Kyushu Island, southern Japan, the Lunar Explorer "KAGUYA" has already started to beam back images and video of the earth. This media jumps into the record books as not only the farthest footage of Earth taken from deep … Continue reading Kaguya sends back Earth in High Definition
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