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Tomomi Sasaki

I was the Japanese Language Editor for Global Voices with Scilla Alecci. I also translate for Global Voices in Japanese. Links and suggestions for post topics are always welcome.

I tweet about Web design, technology, social issues, and Japan in English at @tzs and in Japanese at @rippletjp. My personal site is ripplet.org [ja].

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Latest posts by Tomomi Sasaki

Japan: Year 2011 for the Art World

  8 January 2012

“It’s been a traumatic year for Japan and the Tokyo art world” – William Andrews rounds up what the art world went through in the year 2011 on the Tokyo Art Beat blog.

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Japan: Life Decisions in the Face of Radiation Fear

  22 December 2011

The decision to move away differs from the more reactive evacuations that occurred this spring after the initial nuclear disasters. A blogger who decided to stay calls for a more logical understanding of the nuanced undercurrents of our emotional struggles.

Japan: Lifestyle and Awareness Changes after the Earthquake

  8 December 2011

The Japan for Sustainability blog summarized results of various questionnaires that indicate how Japanese lifestyles and awareness have changed after the Great East Japan Earthquake. Subjects include energy, nature, inter-personal relationships, careers, and marriage.

Japan: Néojaponisme on Marginal Subcultures

  4 December 2011

Néojaponisme has finished posting five installments for a series on “how marginal subcultures took over a Japanese pop culture with no central core nor leading-edge“, providing a review of the ecosystem for the consumption and production of mainstream and subcultures.

Japan: WordCamp Tokyo is Tomorrow

  26 November 2011

WordCamp Tokyo 2011 will be held November 27th. The organizers are running a relay blog [ja] that describes why you should go and what's happening behind the scenes.

Japan: Clouds over Tokyo

  20 November 2011

@yoisin compiled [ja] a list of over 70 tweets with photographs that capture the ominous clouds that drifter over Tokyo today.

Japan: Top 60 buzzwords this year

  20 November 2011

Gakuranman explains (translation+context) to each of the words that made it into the annual list of top 60 Japanese buzzwords from the publisher Jiyu Kokuminsha.

Japan: Liveblogging “1Q84″

  7 November 2011

Daniel Morales has liveblogged his experience of reading the English translation of Haruki Murakami's book, “1Q84″, from a Friday morning to Saturday afternoon.

Japan: Using videos to explain basics of nuclear power

  6 November 2011

MOJO [ja] creates 2-3 minute videos that explain the basics of radioactivity monitoring and decontamination, via conversations between illustrated characters and interviews with officials and experts. Their most recent video [ja] answers the question, “What is decontamination?”.

Japan: Design Week in Tokyo

  5 November 2011

The annual Design Week in Tokyo is here – online magazine greenz [ja] is covering the trade show Tokyo Designers Week while Spoon and Tamago showcases exhibits from DesignTide Tokyo.

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