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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 [ja].

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Latest posts by Tomomi Sasaki

19 March 2011

Japan: “The Light and Darkness of Social Media”

It's human nature for rumors to run rampant in a high pressure situation, and social meda tools can be a double-edged sword in expediting this situation. Yasuhisa Hasegawa gives an...

17 March 2011

Japan: Crisis Management PR Lessons from Cabinet Secretary Edano

PR professional Takashi Kurosawa appreciates Cabinet Secretary Edano's style of communication, detailing what he's doing right in the blog post "10 Things We can Learn from Cabinet Secretary Edano from...

16 March 2011

Japan: Social Art and Design for Earthquake Relief

Three design-related projects have emerged out of the destruction of the earthquake and tsunami that hit the northeast coast of Japan last Friday 11 March, 2011. They encourage the sharing...

15 March 2011

Japan: Waiting for the Right Moment to Help

A blogger calls for people to quell the instinctive and emotional reaction to head towards the disaster area in a message to "the kindhearted young, who want to help the...

Japan: How Can I Donate

Japan: Earthquake Crisis Mapping on Ushahidi

Japan: Radiation levels and the human body

14 March 2011

Japan: On Catastrophes and Miracles, a Personal Account

Blogger Chikirin shares her personal story of how she experienced the Japanese earthquake on March 13, 2011, with the post “On Catastrophes and Miracles”. She was on a business trip...

Japan: “Not That Sound Again”

The sound of Japan's Earthquake Early Warning system is stuck in people's heads, as aftershocks continue in the days following the major earthquake on March 11, 2011. The alert is...

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