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"Open DATA METI" Japanese Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry is going to tackle open data. They will start publishing some of their data Creative Commons attribution licensed.

経済産業省がオープンデータに取り組むサイト"OPEN DATA METI"。データは Creative Commons 表示ライセンスで公開されるようです。

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Put together this year-in-review for Japanese mobile social games space. Busy year!

The video was part of a recent project for a Knight Center data viz thing that I participated in, so I chose a topic that I thought might be useful. 
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Fun day up at Tsukuba with +Derek A. 
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Indeed, the day was enjoyed by all.
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This one was in the back of my head for a while.
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Shit like this is why you can't have nice things, China. 

full country list here http://pastebin.com/N9DtPChr including DPRK and Iran. 
Japanese runners have apparently been barred from registering for the Beijing Marathon to be held Nov. 25, as the organizer has removed Japan from the nationalities listed on the application form on i...
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Very happy that I can generate these weekly roundup posts with a python script. The code is butt-ugly, but it's a fun baby step. 
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Does anyone I know mess about with R at all?
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Already did! So let me know if you do. :) Coursera is pretty solid.
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A journey down the Python rabbit hole from yesterday evening. Finally starting to see some possibilities.
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Cool. So many places to go with this. I just brought BeautifulSoup into the mix, in order to make sure my word count doesn't trip up on image tags and tables. That was almost too easy. </sundaymorning>
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    Editor in Chief, 2013 - present
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A Canadian in Tokyo Japan, via a brief stop in China.

You can find me online at:

  • TechInAsia.com: Where I write most, primarily about technology in Japan and China.
  • The Japan Times: Occasionally I'll contribute a piece to their technology section
  • FIVB: I sometimes do International volleyball coverage as well.

I've also written for CNet, The Unofficial Apple Weblog (TUAW), Gizmag.com and others.

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  • Memorial University of Newfoundland
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