New poll for the #tokyoworldcup crowd: http://goodgecko.com/poll/6AYYcOl0
What a send off party… http://twitpic.com/20zmnv (via @rob_hyde @KCTodayfm @badjournalism)
Missed this yesterday. Part 2 of the Jimusho system series on Neojaponisme http://bit.ly/cVFt6U (via @tokyorich) I missed it too!
Mino Monta’s mom should apologize for all those stupid TV programs too. (via @InvisibleGaijin)
A smart, funny 17 year old follows all of Seventeen’s advice for a month: http://bit.ly/aJy7An (via @debaoki et al.) Great stuff
“Police Refuse to Look at Surveillance Video of Sepp Blatter Getting Stabbed” http://bit.ly/9i5VUT (via @Kenji_Hall)
List of new features in ATOK 2010. Not sure how compelling they are to me personally though. http://bit.ly/966e8I
RT @AP_WorldCup: Blundering referees cut from remaining #WorldCup games. http://bit.ly/99EnWZ -LM
Man who threw child against wall given suspended sentence http://ow.ly/251QM (via @japantimes) ← Disgusting. Hope mom & girl are long gone.
これは選挙カーではありません http://ow.ly/252dX (via @Kaname147) Yeah, not a great photo choice. cc @tokyorich
RT @AP_WorldCup: VIDEO: North Korean team makes low-key return to Pyongyang after #WorldCup exit. http://bit.ly/bKtH3c #PRK (via @AP_Video)
WTF, my one-seg pal stayed on the express when I transferred to the local at Mitaka.
Twitter provides focused coverage of the match though http://yfrog.com/75ozhuj
RT @AcefaceDX: 【Ｗ杯の途中ですがニュースをお届けします②】日本鯨類研究所はツイッターのあのクジラも調査捕鯨の対象にしてほしい。
RT @Notnato: It may be because I just ate a spoonful of peanut butter, but this Hitachino Nest “Real Ginger Ale” (beer) is kinda foul.
RT @martintokyo: Nice shit
WTF, leaving office now. Should get in home for part of first half.
(#‵)3′)▂▂▂▃▄▅ ブオオオオオオ (rt @sarasa)
RT @redjoe: Japan is on the offensive against Paraguay. Isn’t that against Article 9?
A fantastic home in my neighborhood just went on the market for ¥150 million. I think I need a Takarakuji ticket.
For this game I’ve upgraded my 19” TV at home to glimpses of the one-seg phone the guy next to me is watching on the train
Great strides toward cultivating a professional online image for your translation outfit! http://bit.ly/b9Puyt
Best yet from Prof. Colin Jones? Essential reading on ‘bendability’ of Japan’s legal system http://bit.ly/a0Z7hz (via @benstoobs)
I searched ‘Bear Riding Unicorn Wallpaper’ on google - http://yfrog.com/6bbnmcj (via @scotopic_lux @sunky @_NinjaPenguin)
Yamato damashi, ack! http://twitpic.com/20vnyv (via @howtojapanese)
http://www.asahi.com/ suddenly very blue (via @henrikfalck) And the “o” in .com is getting the boot!
Solution to the iphone4 holding problem - http://i.imgur.com/LVR9s.jpg (via @glen_malley)
【業務連絡】本日は23:00から異文化交流業務のため、2時間ほどお休みを頂きます。 (via @mikesekine) ほんじゃ俺も
RT this for a chance to win a camera package worth over ¥500! (I have a Nikon CoolPix 5000 sitting around collecting dust.)
小生の夢見るＷ杯８強戦。アイルランドＶＳアイスランド、アルメニアＶＳアルバニア、オーストリアＶＳオーストラリア、スロベニアＶＳスロバキア。この組み合わせの試合の実況中にＮＨＫのアナウンサーがどれだけトチるか見てみたい。 (via @AcefaceDX)
IBM open-sources its translation memory software: http://bit.ly/apFd6c A blow to Trados et al.?
RT @semisara: RT @chriscr10571: I heard the guy on Death Row in Utah got to choose his own firing squad. He chose Heskey, Gerrard, Lampa …
RT @ceoSteveJobs: I heard the CEO of AT&T got married recently. The service was great but the reception was terrible.
RT @japanecho: Another muggy day in Tokyo. A few more interviews today to hire a new translator, and more work on the upcoming website.
I just earned the “lost followers by tweeting my same commute stops every day for a fucking month” badge on Foursquare!
Oh thank god it rained a bit, that’ll cool things down—not. I’m still blaming all you who complained about the cold 3 months ago.
“@masason: 出来ました。7/21から海外パケ定開始。対象国も確定。数万円のパケット代から解放。http://bit.ly/bHrive” Unless you travel for more than a week; 5-figure bills again
Can’t really say I’ve come to grips with the hotter weather. http://yfrog.com/49lb5j
Those England fans are a bunch of whiners. It’s clear that ball never crossed the line to be a second goal. http://yfrog.com/g04eij
Missy is missing! http://bit.ly/b5P3Vh
Was planning to scan/upload this great 1902 book from my collection but found it’s already available in many formats: http://bit.ly/cpFSMK
Japan has four seasons: autumn, winter, spring, and shitty
3-day Wimbledon match exposes flaws of grass courts: http://bit.ly/aTNSgJ
Unicode 6 emoticons: http://www.unicode.org/Public/6.0.0/charts/versioned/U1F600.pdf HT @longzheng (via @wtenga)
In a shocking development, neither Portugal nor Brazil put forth any effort in a meaningless game.
Having read this explanation, I still don’t really get the yellow card rules. Must be the beer. http://bit.ly/b59Dg7
RT @Hercelot: カラオケのタンバリンとかの隣にブブゼラ数本置いとこうぜ。絶対ケンカ起きる
Apple, you’re holding it wrong… http://i.imgur.com/zAJ0y.jpg (via @iA) ← roffle
Speaking of Happiness Realization Party (the HeRPies), is Dr. Nakamatsu really running on that ticket this time?
Great news everyone! Apple’s solved the iPhone reception problems. http://durf.org/images/holddifferent.jpg