I would pay ¥10,000 for an iPhone version of ATOK.
Int’l currency markets reacted with shock to my trip to Tottori, I see
Been a while since I saw one of these in action. http://yfrog.com/1y289aj
Haneda Monorail now. Should have taken the morning bus from Kichijoji.
Sedona ⇒ addons. Thanks iPhone autocorrect!
Heading for Haneda now. Chuo Line screwed up as usual. Necktie, ack
The Japanese IME on the iPhone is pretty much the worst on any phone in Japan, as far as I can tell.
Fucking Chuo Line.
Hartz Mountains Gratitudegiving Day Parade! It’s mostly lost, drunken men who no longer care, shuffling down the road. (via @drklahn)
Global investors shocked to learn that unsustainable economy was, in fact, unsustainable: http://bit.ly/7ZvNBc
I enjoyed this photo caption more than I should have. http://bit.ly/72Zx5t
Looks like Microsoft figured out how to reach all the “hip coolsters” in the younger demographic. http://www.sugababeslovewindows7.com/
Would be cool if their CG tech had made any progress since 2003/04 (PDF links at bottom of page): http://bit.ly/81J1FM
Then again, wouldn’t want to make the Yomiuri web monkeys do anything challenging like paste the html from http://bit.ly/8cyPaA
So what do you think could be added to this article to make it even the slightest bit worth reading? Hmm? http://bit.ly/5KHCoH
How can you print a match report without mentioning the name of the game? http://bit.ly/8Pmc3o (via @hughashton) Yomiuri is on fire today!
It’s nice that cranberry juice is such a great mixer. But sticking a crazy straw in the vodka bottle isn’t bad, either. (via @Moltz)
Opposition to health care reform … is about letting insurance companies make obscene profits by fucking sick people. http://bit.ly/8ix9WQ
事業仕分け reviews are “half venture capital investment conference, half Stalinist show trial”: http://bit.ly/7ynhC3
RT @propublica: @ProPublica is hiring a reporter-blogger. Details here: http://bit.ly/8eD39l
Budget cuts threaten .go.jp projects I work on. Time to copy-paste “you’re ruining Japan’s future” complaints from the super-computer folks.
Probably the only thing I’ll ever find interesting about Dan Brown books is this design-related chit-chat: http://bit.ly/4RYldd
Awesomeness. Relevant to translators too? http://www.27bslash6.com/p2p.html
Cost cuts: MOFA may not be able to buy our magazine, Gaiko Forum. http://search.japantimes.co.jp/cgi-bin/nb20091126a2.html (via @japanecho)
日本は日本航空級に借金抱えてるわけだから、日航なみに国会議員センセーのボーナスは「健全経営になるまで0」で当然だよね。自分たちの報酬棚に上げて切り詰めるなんてウォール街と一緒だな。 (via @stuu)
Excellent sales strategy: 1Password Pro free on iPhone through 12/1. Will make many (incl. me) want to buy the desktop version.
My number’s 709-755-6CL3 computer file 9-3!
Need to read me some Shiba Ryotaro. (For work, actually, not NHK viewing.)
Celebrity Masterchef has been so, so worth it, if only to hear Miss Universe talking about pouring caramel on her buns (via @markhughes3000)
Met with @aceface7 and @sandbaggerone today. On the way back to Tokyo now.
The Large Hadron Collider is one swapped-letter-pair away from breaking new ground in junior-high school humor. (via @NOTcwalken)
Now leaving Shizuoka. It was a great 6 minute Shinkansen stop.
Train now. Going to stop by the office before heading to catch my Shinkansen.
Doing a quick translation and some research for tomorrow’s Nagoya interview
The mysterious case of the spare pricks infesting the Narita Express… SOLVED! http://tinyurl.com/yf7evv9 (via @Matt_Alt)
As it turns out, Toni Braxton is kind of worth listening to. /random iTunes purchases