Free “Language Learning with Netflix” extension soranews24.com

Language Learning with Netflix is a free, simple Chrome extension that automatically works when you log into Netflix. It displays the subtitles of whatever you’re watching in both your native languag…

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Salaries for international developers working in Japan www.tokyodev.com

An interesting survey that allows you to get insights into international salaries of developers working in Japan. This information is rearly available elsewhere as the surveys conducted by the Japane…

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Jenya: A Russian Voice Actor in Japan www.nippon.com

Jenya was born in Novosibirsk, Russia, but lives and works in Japan as a voice actor. How did she get into this field when Japanese is not her native language? What has she focused on in developing t…

posted by  banzaitokyo | 1 week, 4 days ago | 0 comments


Day in the Life of a Typical Japanese University Student

A day in Japanese college student life in the greater Tokyo area. Follow a Keio University student from morning until evening. This is a day in the life of University student in Japan attending Kei…

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Join Akihabara.Tokyo to receive a free Gundam

We have been working hard on Akihabara.Tokyo and we’ve accomplished a lot. Our machine learning algorithm knows how to find news about Japan all over the web and post it here. But our goal is not jus…

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Google launching startup accelerator, campus in Tokyo, Japan sociable.co

Today Google announces that it is opening the Google for Startups Campus in Tokyo, Japan, which will also include a startup accelerator.

“The new Campus means we’re better able to help many more foun…

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Japan's Asteroid Probe Is Finally Returning to Earth With Its Precious Cargo gizmodo.com

Beginning tomorrow, the overachieving spacecraft will leave Ryugu and head back to Earth, bringing—hopefully—its asteroid samples along with it.
After a year and a half of exploratory work around the…

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Eevee Day now officially recognized in Japan as a day to celebrate the cute furry Pokémon soranews24.com

But equally as charming is the brown cat-fox creature known as Eevee, who has recently gained enough fame to bust out its very own adorable Eevee parade.
What’s more, a special branch from the Pokémo…

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Tatsuo Horiuchi - the Michelangelo of Microsoft Excel

When Tatsuo Horiuchi retired, he decided to try his hand at art. But instead of spending money on paints and brushes, Horiuchi used what he already had pre-installed on his computer—Microsoft Excel. …

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How Machine Learning Can Help Unlock the World of Ancient Japan thegradient.pub

However, these models were unable to achieve strong performance on Kuzushiji recognition.
This was due to inadequate understanding of Japanese historical literature in the optical character recogniti…

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