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· January, 2013

Stories about Japan from January, 2013

Japan Gears Up for the Open Data Revolution

Following the death of Aaron Swartz, an open data activist, the issues around open access and data ownership have been reignited around the world. But for Japan, the seeds of...

Naming the Victims of the Algerian Hostage Crisis

Decades-old Banned Song Inspires Many in Japan

The Annual New Year's Eve music show by the Japan Broadcasting Corporation (NHK) intrigued many because of a performance by Akihiro Miwa. He sang Yoitomake no Uta (Song for the...

Is Japan Leaning Towards the Right?

Earthquake Debris Disposal Divides Japan

One year and ten months have passed since the Great East Japan Earthquake hit. The affected areas are now making steps towards recovery thanks to the support from all over...

Japan: Digital Backyard in Sapporo

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