Month: October 2009

Krugman disagrees with Hiroko Tabuchi

Last week Hiroko Tabuchi’s article in the NYT, Rising Debt a Threat to Japanese Economy, painted a pretty grim picture of Japan’s significant debt and what that could mean to the future of Japan. What many may not have seen

Posted in Japan, News

Good Ideas Salon – Tokyo

After the GLOCOM event on Oct. 20th, I’m headed to the Good Ideas Salon, Tokyo, where three people I know are speaking. I’ve known Peter Rojas since the early days of Gizmodo, where I was an early contributor. Danny is

Posted in Internet, Japan, News

GLOCOM Forum 2009

Just a quick note to mention that I will be attending the GLOCOM Forum 2009 event, as Kevin Werbach (who I know via Jerry Michalski) is speaking.

Posted in Internet, Japan, News, Personal

The Japanese population according to the average person.

moar funny pictures

Posted in Funny, Japan

Adelstein’s ‘Tokyo Vice’ on sale this month

Japansubculture has an interview with Jake Adelstein, who was previously a police beat reporter for the Yomiuri Shimbun (one of the major national daily papers in Japan), which is remarkable because Adelstein is obviously not Japanese. I’m definitely looking forward

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