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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

13 March 2011

Japan: Social Translation in Times of Crisis

When disaster struck on March 11, 2011, Japan was thrust into the center of attention. As inquiries, goodwill, advice, and donations pour in from around the world, citizens have stood...

Japan: Toxic Rain, Earthquake Weapons and Other False Rumors

Following the major earthquake on March 11th, numerous rumors made its rounds on Twitter and chain mails. Some spread like wildfire, as idle curiosity and malicious intent met with a...

12 March 2011

Japan: Onagawa, the Hometown I Once Knew

A personal account of evacuation in Onagawa, Miyagi Prefecture: Twitter user @kombu_s evacuated to Sendai City and posted tweets and images from her journey, saying "I am an ordinary person...

Japan: Hashtags for Earthquake Related Tweets

Japan: Official Profiles of Fukushima Nuclear Power Plants

11 March 2011

Japan: In Tokyo after the Earthquake

This post is part of our special coverage Japan Earthquake 2011. On Friday, March 11, 2011 at 2:46:23 p.m. local time, an 8.9-magnitude earthquake struck Japan, the largest in recorded...

Largest Earthquake in Recorded History in Japan

On Friday, March 11, 2011 at 2:46:23 p.m. local time, an 8.9-magnitude earthquake struck Japan, the largest in recorded history.

13 January 2011

Japan: Advising someone to give up on their dream

What if someone asked for advice on their dream path and you felt it wasn’t the best choice for them? What is the right thing to do?

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