Japan: Reflections on a life in Silicon Valley

Well-known Japanese web visionary Umeda Mochio, blogging at My Life Between Silicon Valley and Japan, reflects on his life over the past 20 years [ja] since the time in 1988 when he first joined the world of IT consulting. In the past few years, his most recent books such as Theory of Web Evolution and Five Propositions for the Web Era have sold a total of more than 700,000 copies, drawing more readers to his ideas than he ever expected.

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