Monthly Archives September 2013

TED talk – Jeremy Gilley, founder of Peace One Day

In this video, Jeremy Gilley, founder of Peace One Day, tells the story of how he founded the group and successfuly lobbied people around the world to make September 21st World Peace Day. Why 21st? Watch the video to find out. (To see Japanese or other languages subtitles, scroll your mouse over the bottom of […]

The best just got better: Evernote Essentials 4.0 is available now

Evernote Essentials author Brett Kelly announces, Friends and neighbors, I’m ecstatic to announce that the latest major revision of my best-selling eBook, Evernote Essentials, is available right this very second. I’m calling it “4.0″ and it’s the biggest and best version of Evernote Essentials yet. via The best just got better: Evernote Essentials 4.0 is […]

PeaceBeats UK

Full marks to PeaceBeats for their WWWebcast for World Peace Day on September 21st.  I missed the webcast but I had fun watching all the videos. Which one do you like best? I like the India-Pak Peace Project., even though I don’t understand a word of what’s said. How about you? PeaceBeats – HOME. “PeaceBeats is […]

Celebrating International Peace Day – Sept. 21st

Update: Fixed some broken links. September 21st is International Day of Peace (or World Peace Day). The Prem Rawat Foundation has contributed 4 videos to celebrate this day. Here’s the fourth one (click here to see the previous three). Please take a couple of minutes (literally: the video is less than 2 minutes) to consider […]

Spoof video – your phone, the latest surveillance technology

[yframe url=’http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oSJqBJ1TF-E#t=70′] I recommend the following guides: Brett Kelly’s “Evernote Essentials”, Dan Gold’s $5 guides to Getting Everything Done with Evernote and Springpad, and DocumentSnap Solutions’ Paperless Document Organization Guides. Be sure to try DocumentSnap’s free email course on going paperless first before buying his products. Sign up for it on his homepage. Disclosure of […]

Researchers Develop Humanoid Swimming Robot – Nikkei.com

Woah! This is freaky!! TOKYO Nikkei–A team of Japanese university researchers has developed a humanoid robot that can swim freestyle on its own, without external controls.The research team led by Motomu Nakashima, an associate professor at the Tokyo Institute of Technology, came up with the robot, called Swumanoid. The robot propels itself through the water […]

Japan to host 2020 Olympics! How much will taxpayers have to pay?

While I was away, Japan won the bid for the 2020 Olympic Games. Like my good friend Mike Rogers at Marketing Japan, I was not happy about this news. In yesterday’s post entitled, Tokyo Gets the 2020 Olympics… Unfortunately… I wrote about how I was unhappy about the Olympics coming to Tokyo as I have […]

EXSKF Coverage of Fukushima I Daiichi Nuclear Accident, Nuclear Disaster in Japan

I’ve added EX-SKF’s blog to my @Japan blogroll in the sidebar. He has updates on the situation in Fukushima, much of it translated from Japanese media sources, as well as the twitter feeds of a couple of workers inside the plant who have been there since 2011. His opinion is often critical, but usually thoughtful […]