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A Busy Day

Today has been a busy day. Besides a lot of routine works, an incident had occurred and a crisis meeting were called urgently. I thoug...
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Apr 23, 2012 23:24
tatsuya

How To Kill Time At Shinjuku

Today I took my daughter to Shinjuku in order for her to take a special course of her cram school. The course hour was more than five hou...
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Apr 22, 2012 23:10
tatsuya

Levon Helm - My Image Of America

Levon Helm died on Thursday. He was 71. Levon Helm, Drummer and Rough-Throated Singer for the Band, Dies at 71 http://www.nytimes.co...
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Apr 21, 2012 23:30
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Coursera - One More Online Education Venture

A short while ago I wrote an entry about Udacity - a free online education site on computer science. Udacity was founded by Dr. Thrun. He...
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Apr 20, 2012 22:51
tatsuya

My 100th Entry

This is my 100th entry. I wanted to have time to feel satisfied with my achievement but unfortunately I am very busy today. I have no tim...
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Apr 19, 2012 22:11
tatsuya

Parechesis? Tautophony?

I read this article. Path, FamilyLeaf and Pair, Small-by-Design Social Networks http://www.nytimes.com/2012/04/15/business/path-famil...
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Apr 18, 2012 22:04
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Rabies Shot

Today my dog, Peter, took a rabies shot. In Japan every dog must take a shot once a year. It is forced by a law called Rabies Prevention ...
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Apr 17, 2012 22:44
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Women In Computing 2

The day before yesterday I wrote an entry about women in computing (http://lang-8.com/11658/journals/1423078). I cited a NYTimes article ...
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Apr 16, 2012 23:27
tatsuya

Cherry Blossoms Like Pink Snow

Five days ago I wrote an entry about the cherry blossoms in full bloom in the park near my house. http://lang-8.com/11658/journals/141...
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Apr 15, 2012 22:14
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Women In Computing

There are very few women in the field of computer science and information technology. Women are only 10 to 20 percent of the people in t...
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Apr 14, 2012 21:13
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Is It Possible To Improve TOEIC Score By 250 Points With 80 Hour Lesson?

I came across the above banner ad which says that a TOEIC score increases by 250 points with 80 hour lesson. Is it true? I was skeptic...
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Apr 13, 2012 23:23
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In Spring One Sleeps a Sleep That Knows No Dawn

Recently I feel sleepy because of the good weather in spring. At times like that, I always remember a famous phrase:   春眠暁を覚えず   (しゅん...
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Apr 12, 2012 22:34
tatsuya

Udacity

I have just enrolled the course "CS-101: Building A Search Engine" at Udacity and I am watching lectures. http://www.udacity.c...
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Apr 11, 2012 23:38
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Cherry Blossom

I took the first photo in a park near my house a few weeks ago. It was before the cherry blossoms started to bloom. Today I took the seco...
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Apr 10, 2012 22:45
tatsuya

My New Headphone

I bought a Sennheiser IE 60. http://www.sennheiser.com/sennheiser/home_en.nsf/root/private_headphones_portable_504769 I heard that...
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Apr 9, 2012 22:55
tatsuya

Effective Period of Knowledge and Skill

Our resources, such as time, money, the power of focus etc., are limited. We have to choose target knowledge and skill that we invest our...
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Apr 8, 2012 22:44
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Should Kids Be Taught Computer Science At School?

I read a series of Guardian's articles about a reformation of the ICT (information and communication technology) curriculum in the UK...
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Apr 7, 2012 22:45
tatsuya

電脳メガネ - Augmented-Reality Glasses

Yesterday I read the following article: Google Begins Testing Its Augmented-Reality Glasses - NYTimes.com http://bits.blogs.nytimes.co...
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Apr 6, 2012 20:32
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Apple + Foxconn vs. Hitachi

Recently the Apple and Foxconn issues have been reported frequently, such as in the following article: Apple’s Suppliers Pressed to Im...
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Apr 5, 2012 23:18
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Lower Back Pain

When I wake up this morning I felt a slight pain on my lower back. I never did anything special. I didn't know the cause of pain. ...
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Apr 4, 2012 22:21