Tag: ICT/IT

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Photo’s from Europe

I just finished uploading 1,600+ photos from my recent trip to Italy and Sweden. My favorites are at: http://www.flickr.com/groups/1404481@N22/ The Italy pictures (1,204) are all grouped here:http://www.flickr.com/photos/whsaito/sets/72157624100183691/ The Sweden (202) pictures are here: http://www.flickr.com/photos/whsaito/sets/72157624102137297/ Enjoy!

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Birds have more leadership – Japanese politics

So I am here in the middle of Sweden attending an entrepreneurial conference with over 2,000 other people from over 55 countries. When I inevitably meet people, introduce myself and say I’m from Japan, I always get asked what is going on with our prime ministers. Therefore, I thought I’d put together this little recap of this rather confusing topic. After 259 days in office, in a somewhat rambling 20+ minute resignation speech, (via Twitter) Mr. Yukio “the alien” Hatoyama resigned as the prime minister of Japan on June 2nd (coincidentally, Mr. Horst Köhle, the president of Germany also resigned

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WiFi access, GDP and productivity

In Italy, I was able to purchase 2 hours of internet access for 3 Euro’s or 6 hours for 10.Airport sameIn London, the BA Lounge was free

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Softbank iPad restrictions

Apparently, it’s even worse. 3G iPad’s sold by Softbank in Japan will actually be SIM locked (unlike other countries) BTW, here is a comparison of the various international 3G rates for the iPad.  Japan seems to have the more expensive plans.

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Class/lecture/workshop for the Ministry of Communications (MIC) on ICT

about to start my 3 hour (!) class/lecture/workshop for the Ministry of Communications (MIC) on ICT. Hope I have the energy…

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