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Economics of a singularity
So, lately I saw this video on "The Dark Side of the Singularity" . For those not inclined to watch (though, I encourage it, as it covers some interesting points), to summarize: In the video, the presenter, Joe Scott, draws a parallel with the infrastructur...
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[FIX] 7zip and Trados 2015 Mojibake / characters displaying as boxes
So, this is a simple fix (or more accurately, a workaround) for a couple of tools I use a lot in translation, Trados 2015 and 7zip. Symptoms In Trados 2015, you may find that everything displays fine when you insert the source text into the translation fiel...
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テンプレートのアップロードありがとうございます!
少しだけ郵便番号を右上にして、ヘッダーにある赤い箱を消したら、ダイソーの長形3号にぴったり出来ました。
助かりました。
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Turn a smartphone into a microscope for free?
A while back I found a neat idea for turning a smartphone into a microscope . The idea was you 3D-print a clip to house a minute glass bead (around 1-3 mm across). This essentially acts as an objective lens, considerably magnifying the object in front of th...
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Swiftkey vs Google vs Swype for Japanese input
Summary: SwiftKey   +Fastest for Japanese input   +Switching languages is easy Google Japanese input   +Almost as fast   +Excellent dictionary   -English support is poor - but you can switch input methods Swype   +Still excellent for handwriting input - pos...
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The Tokyo Train Tech-crusher, and lightening the load for presentations with the Amazon Fire TV Stick
Sometimes I have to make presentations. Back in the UK, this was never a huge problem; even on those occasions when I had to take the train, the trains were always roomy enough that I could find a safe spot for my bag. Having started work in Tokyo, the main...
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Comfort Women and Justice? And revisionism!
From what little time I have for the news, I gather that, for some time now, the Japanese government has been asserting that it will clear up the issue of comfort women with Korea by the end of the year. Personally, I applaud this effort to try and reconcil...
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Review of the Ewin Bluetooth keyboard for 7-inch tablets
While I wait for my more "competent"* computer to compute the Mann-Whitney-Wilcoxon test on a 2x4000 dataset , I thought I'd do a first-impressions review of the keyboard I recently got for my Nexus 7 (2012 version). I had previously been using one of these...
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