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Hello. Hope you had a good week.
Have you ever wondered how the size of the knob affects how you use your fingers? Me neither, but it was a question Professor Matsuzaki Gen and his team at the Chiba Institute of Technology felt compelled to answer. For their efforts they [keep reading...]
Hello. Hope you've had a good couple of weeks.
It's been busy since the last missive. Aside from client work, I've rebuilt my website. It was supposed to be a simple tweak to the [keep reading...]
Time got the better of me this week. Unfortunately I’ve not had enough of it to put together the weekly missive.
The site’s being rebuilt, which has taken a bit longer than expected.
Hopefully normal service will be resumed next week.
As I write this, rain is hammering down on the windows and a typhoon is closing fast. Who said Japan's weather is boring?
The website had a mild update, with some behind-the-scenes changes. Most notable on the front-end is the demise of Tako, the [keep reading...]
Hello. Hope you're keeping well and busy.
The week has been manic. I've finally broken the back of Hiragana, and seem to have accidentally started learning Japanese Sign Language. At the same time, a couple of lifestyle changes are going to take a bit more time out of my day, and a planned source of revenue was just [keep reading...]
Hello. Hope you're keeping well and had a good week.
An unexpected trip to Nagasaki almost scuppered this week's missive. I say unexpected, it [keep reading...]
How was your week? Keeping well?
I've been watching reports of wildfires, dried up rivers and heatwaves with increasing concern. If you're [keep reading...]
How are you? Keeping well?
It's hot here in Kobe. Daily temps are in the thirties, and at night it's not much cooler. This is my second summer here, and I think I've got a measure of the heat. Keep hydrated, move more slowly, wear a wide brimmed hat and use sunscreen. The camera helps because I can pause [keep reading...]