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On November 14, 2017, a terrible event (by Japanese standards) took place on a railroad: a train left Minami-Nagareyama station 20 seconds ahead of schedule! When the company noticed, it began to panic and issued an apology to the offended … Continue reading
The new Netflix TV Series Altered Carbon will attract lots of Science Fiction fans, including me. My first impression, after watching six episodes, is, generally, positive. I still prefer Stranger Things by a wide margin (and look forward to its … Continue reading
Hope these pilots knew what they were doing… Taking risks like these is not recommended unless there are no other options left.
Wising You Happy Holidays And New Year Filled With Prosperity & Success!
This quick post is a reminder for those of us who get nervous during flight turbulence, and when we look out of the plane window at the wing bending up and down: it is designed to tolerate this level of … Continue reading
Not being Elon Musk or Ray Kurzweil, I still have the chance to give public talks from time to time. I recently came back from my vacation in Japan where I managed to, in addition to relaxing, give three talks … Continue reading
Only in Japan…the Happiness Counter was developed at the University of Tokyo after it was shown that smiling contributes to mental well-being. The Happiness Counter uses AI-based facial recognition to make smiling a part of daily life…by requiring you to … Continue reading