Toko Komura – Japanese Salvation Army School Teacher in Kingston

Toko Komura is from Kanagwa (Chigasaki) near Tokyo in Japan. Trained in tutoring the blind, she now teaches swimming and physical education at the Salvation Army School for the Blind in Kingston. A love affair with the sea and with children has made this the perfect career choice for her. "I love feeling free and … Continue reading Toko Komura – Japanese Salvation Army School Teacher in Kingston

A Man Among Wolves – National Geographic Channel

Doing some browsing this morning and found this upcoming program while checking my animal/nature related feeds. Very interesting from the previews and I'll be sure to check this out on APril the 16th on the Nation Geographic Channel. Just thought I'd share. Delve into the unique story of a maverick researcher named Shaun Ellis who … Continue reading A Man Among Wolves – National Geographic Channel

Japanese Android shows off people-lifting skills

In a public demonstration held in Tokyo on March 28, a human-sized android showed off its weightlifting skills by successfully picking up a 30-kilogram (66-pound) package from a desk and lifting a 66-kilogram (145-pound) humanoid doll out of bed. University of Tokyo professor Yasuo Kuniyoshi and his team of engineers developed the 155-centimeter (61-inch) tall, … Continue reading Japanese Android shows off people-lifting skills

Joost – finaly true internet television

Joost is an interactive software for distributing TV shows and other forms of video over the Web using peer-to-peer tv technology, created by Niklas Zennstrm and Janus Friis (founders of Skype and Kazaa). Joost began development in 2006. Working under the code name "The Venice Project," Zennstrom and Friis have assembled teams of some 150 … Continue reading Joost – finaly true internet television