Monthly Archives: January 2005

gen in the WSJ Asia

Jeremy Wagstaff interviewed me for an article he did on tags for the Asian Wall Street Journal. The WSJ is behind a firewall, so I can’t point you to the article (ironic!) but I was given the bit with my

Posted in Blogs, Internet, Personal

Lazyweb: keyboard driver?

Hi folks, I’m looking for a driver for a Microsoft Natural Keyboard Elite. The MSFT site doesn’t seem to have it as far as I can tell. Anyone know where I can find one elsewhere? Google hasn’t helped yet…

Posted in Lazyweb

Seymour Hersh: “We’ve Been Taken Over by a Cult”

Seymour Hersh has a riveting speech last month at the Stephen Wise Free Synagogue in New York last month. The frightening thing about it is, we have no intelligence. Maybe it’s — it’s — it is frightening, we have no

Posted in News

yakuza in Japanese politics

This is some light reading for this weekend. I never knew that ya-ku-za (8-9-3) was derived from a losing gambling hand. The relationship between the yakuza, the Japanese mafia, and politicians in Japan seems to me a perfect mirror for

Posted in Japan

Sony, smoke, mirrors…

I’m sure all of you are on pins and needles wondering about Sony’s revenue last quarter and forward-looking statements. The [revenue] declines came as no surprise after Sony warned last week that its operating profit for the fiscal year ending

Posted in Japan, Sony

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