I had an occasion to witness the similarity to Japanese mentality and hidden Trump supporters mentality. Japanese who don’t speak out When Japanese people are having some business and political relationship problem, they don’t really speak out they’re having problem. It’s very rare that they speak out. When they speak out to the public, it’s usually too late. (The problem usually becomes big problem). If you’re a leader in Japan, you need to be able to catch the problem and solve it before it becomes ‘public‘. If you cannot catch the problem before it becomes public, the leaders are responsible. Japanese have a custom to respect others. Usually, Japanese don’t want to look […]
It’s great honor to be on the June 2013 issue of British Airways’ High Life Magazine! I was featured as 12 of the best city news tweeters across the globe. Thank you BA!
Facebook App on iPhone has a very useful function to sync your Facebook friend pics to your iPhone contacts. When you receive a call from your Facebook friend, you will immediately find out who’s calling by seeing the exact same pictures of their Facebook profile pics as you see them everyday on the news feed. You must send your personal information to the Facebook in order to match your contacts and Facebook. You should be careful with your privacy stuff. The following screen shots are captured as on March 30, 2012 1. Launch the Facebook iPhone app & tap the menu button on the top left corner 2. Tap “Friends” […]
This is how-to for concrete5 web masters and developers. YouTube now recommend to use “iFrame” instead of “object” tag. And I also came up with a custom template for playlist which you can easily embed the YouTube playlist onto your concrete5 site. You need the basic knowledge of installing and working with concrete5, and how to use FTP . YouTube block iFrame customization Here is easy how-to of iFrame. This method will replace the entire existing YouTube blocks. If you don’t want to change the existing YouTube blocks, you may want to apply this as custom template. 1. Create a blank text file at /blocks/youtube/view.php 2. Copy and paste the […]
Earlier today, one of my YokosoNews contributors traveled to Kumano, Japan. And he went to eat the local cuisine which include the dolphin. Then he posted the photo on YokosoNews Facebook page. I immediately deleted the photo from the YokosoNews Facebook Page. But I would like to take this opportunity to express my personal opinion and my premature plan. I’m writing this on my personal blog because this is not the official final plan of YokosoNews. But it’s good to share my developing plan of YokosoNews as the first step to become a real social media and the bridge of Japanese culture… and get your feedbacks. Lessons from the past […]
PLEASE DISTRIBUTE: YokosoNews, the English social media to introduce Japanese culture in English, is currently looking for volunteer reporters and guests who can share their experience during our live cast for the next generation. YokosoNews usually provide the useful travel tips, lifestyle and entertainment information of Japan to welcome the people from all over the world. However, Japan has lived with natural disasters. In order to welcome the people from all over the world, YokosoNews had been prepared to provide necessary disaster prevention awareness especially to the non-Japanese residents in Japan since the beginning of YokosoNews operation. The journey since 311 Great East Japan Earthquake Since the 2:52pm on March […]