Up 0.4% female scientists “rikejo” in , accounting for only 14.4% of total. 11% in private sector & parliament.
NYC - May 2nd I will be participating in "Revolutionizing ’s Information & Communications Security Environment"
Don't see "too much inflation too quickly" yet, but good point on walking fine line of consumer confidence in .
Outline of the many Bank of policy shifts. Weakening Yen, increasing monetary base & borrowing and de-linking.
Cherry tree from seed that orbited 8 months aboard International Space Station bloomed 6 years earlier than expected.
may waive maglev train tech license fees in deal with U.S. While PM Abe & Amb. Kennedy ride one at 314 mph.
1st H5 avian influenza in 3 years, 112,000 culled RT : confirms first bird flu case since 2011
Digital Youth Award (Imagine Cup 日本大会）始まりました！Live配信中！
Agree with article & event in which cultural perception of "failure" is an impediment to in .
good point. It's not just the men, but women too. Cooking is one of the most creative things you can do! Root of many problems?
My ever evolving and running list of gadgets:
Good one. Yes, with appropriate background motif to go with it.
If the Yubari melons were the trigger or a way out, that would be even more interesting.
Somewhat surprising to see that no university from made top 20 in # of lists compiled in latest article.
My weekly ウィリアム氏と明日を読み解く column in 日経産業新聞 (Nikkei Sangyo Newspaper). This weeks topic #23:「アイデアは「点」の組み合わせ - 人脈増やす努力重要に」Comments appreciated!
"What do you mean that I'm holding my chopsticks offensively?" "I thought this WAS a vegetarian dish"
Good point. Interesting if it actually did. Need to research...
Frightening at not only the severity of OpenSSL Heartbleed security bug is to internet, but lack of coverage by mainstream media in .
I hope these $3,000 "Egg of the Sun" mangoes also contain gold & cure cancer! Abenomics kicking in? Only in .
While I can think of a few more, 8 Japanese words that are used quite often that have no English equivalent.
Head of Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development () says needs more women in labor market.
Successful agreement of - Australia EPA (Economic Partnership Agreement) now puts pressure on US led TPP.
Yes, wide variety of topics on . Look forward to the OECD Forum next month!
Honored my blog hosting guest post from on innovating way to measures & monitors development finance.
With government of planning to increase tourism 3x to 30 million people by 2030, some practical travel tips.
Lots of change going on: six new special economy zones (tokku) will deregulate 2/5 of the GDP. Is it enough?
Facial biometrics come a long way. Shoppers’ faces shared with supermarkets & convenience stores for antishoplifting.
My weekly (now every Friday) ウィリアム氏と明日を読み解く column in 日経産業新聞 (Nikkei Sangyo Newspaper). This weeks topic #22:「ウソのような未来の創造 - 再生医療、日本の力生きる」
The Summit in Tokyo on Apr 17. Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will speak. I will be there too!
[Press Release]Visit to Japan of The Honorable Barack H. Obama, President of the United States of America
Thanks! I'm glad you enjoyed it.
Summit in Tokyo on Apr 17th. Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will speak. I will be there too!
Apple in talks to buy part of chipmaker Renesas Electronics to better control its supply chain. A win-win?
Forbes list of 50 richest. Masayoshi Son (Softbank) & his brother make the list. However, only 2 women remain.
Story about up-and-coming women directors in . Growing - Directors Guild of Japan = 20 females out of 550.
8.0 earthquake, 79km WNW of Iquique, Chile. Apr 1 18:46 at epicenter (9m ago, 85km Arica, depth 10km).
Some of 's best April Fools jokes. Interesting that most are food related. Actually a few I would want to try.
Neat video on 'Super : On-time Metro', gives inside look on how trains are run. Only 19 microseconds off! VIDEO
Don't know if good or bad but my column (連載) in 日経産業新聞 (Nikkei Sangyo) will change from every Tues. (火曜日) to Friday (毎週金曜日). #22 out on 4/4!
Good one! RT : 【速報】消費税引き上げにともない日本銀行が108円玉と8円玉の製造を開始することを発表しました
It's not even a hybrid. It's Mustangs first all electric vehicle!
I don't think RIKEN was complicit. Though, I admit using Moomin for the background of the lab didn't make sense.
Unfortunately, this is no April Fool's: RIKEN panel found STAP research (by Haruko Obokata) fabricated & fraudulent.
Japan shoppers snap up toilet rolls, Rolexes before sales tax increase
Congratulations on your 1st episode. Keep up the good work!
Boy department stores extremely crowded the last few days. Sales tax increase (from 5 to 8%) starts today in .
Great article on women & work by . 63% participation in labor force & 70% quit work after 1st child
5% chance (foreshock) to a larger L.A. earthquake possible after 5.1 temblor, USGS says
Earthquake right under my home in L.A. Was preceded by 3.4 RT : Magnitude-5.1 Earthquake Shakes Los Angeles
Many Japanese company executives should follow this example. Share price/value growth should be their incentive.
Earthquake alerts scary enough, now phones receive alerts on ballistic missile launches & major terror attacks
Unedited video I recently took of Okinawa's Churaumi aquarium using my new Sony FDR-AX100 4K 2160p UltraHD camcorder VIDEO
I didn't know what people had around necks in . These "air sanitizers" apparently dont work. BTW, ClO2 is toxic
M&A activity picking up? Hope so as corp cash hoarding +6.4% from last year to ¥222 trillion ($2.17 trillion).
Article on a "shrinking " aging faster than any other country - require drastic changes to social architecture.
Though I think they would call it "war games" or an exercise to protect their citizens instead of "invasion"
's Defense Ministry launches 90 person unit to defend its computer systems against .
Just gets weirder: sent 'partial ping' 8 minutes after last full while automatic ELT was also never heard from
I guess Obama is not the leader of the United States then?
I'm sure the lines will be impressive. I hope I don't need to do any shopping...
A recent speech I gave on "Innovation is born from failure": イノベーションは失敗から生まれる―金融イノベーションカンファレンス
Exactly! But how crazy would it be to stock-up at Costco? There would be no place to sleep then.
press reporting people stocking up before 4/1 sales tax increase from 5 to 8%. Sales up by 25-70% in various products! Where to put?
Shigeru Ban (坂 茂) wins architecture's top award - the 2014 Pritzker Prize aka Oscars of architecture.
Updated my Gadget Blog based on birthday gifts I received yesterday. Happy to elaborate review upon request.
Australia releases images of 2 objects that could be linked to missing Malaysia flight
Fire + explosion in Shibuya station, Tokyo. Possibly construction related. via
MH370: Australian PM announces discovery of two objects that may be linked to missing plane – video
holds first broad drill across government departments aimed at bolstering national security.
Speaking ’s Innovation Summit in October. Innovation Awards are now open for nominations:
Radar data suggests flown deliberately toward Andamans. Exclusive by and
3/14 = "White Day" in where man gives gift to each women he received chololates from on Valentines. Abenomics/pay up=more chocolates?
山崎直子とアンナ・リー・フィッシャー － ともに母親としてはじめて宇宙で活躍した日本とアメリカのふたり
and only if the workers knew they were getting a "raw" deal and move to better companies.
Interesting how "failure" has evolved into a bad word. We should replace it with word the "experience"
It should also do a better job of using the diversity it already has in women and young people.
Thank you! Let me know what happens.
Hey Japanese Americans, here's a new hashtag for you to use when referring to our community!
hope you enjoyed! Sorry for speaking so quickly. 30 minutes goes quickly!
Thanks for mentioning. RT : "Successの反対語は、Failureではなく、Not Doing Anythingである"。ウィリアムのプレゼン、初めて聞いたけど、面白い！pumped upされました。有り難う！
Thanks! RT : W.Saitoh.: アップル、グーグルやFacebookなど成功している企業を見ても、もっともイノベーティブなことをしている人たちの平均年齢は27歳くらい。なのに、日本ではその27歳が何もできない状況に押し込められている
I didn't know you came. Sorry didn't have chance to say hello.
The inaugural meeting of the "Executive Panel on Security Strategy Promotion for IT Utilization" was launched today.
Now member「IT利活用セキュリティ総合戦略推進部会」"Executive Panel on Security Strategy Promotion for IT Utilization" launches cyber security initiative
Nice touch! RT : Don't say Russia doesn't have a sense of humor:
My piece on (in Japanese) featured on Wedge: マット・デイモンも参加の2014年ダボス会議 「リッチマンがパーティー三昧」批判は正しいのか - 会議の実像と存在意義
Hello world! Welcome to my 1st Tweet in English. As State Minister for Gov. of , I look forward to connecting.
Neat to see wife featured as "Rikejo" (Science women) in same newspaper 日経産業新聞 I have a weekly column in.
Interesting. I guess Im a victim of Pinterest spam. Don't even use the service, but the "pin" I sent was to a high-risk website. Don't open!
I think it will be a sleepy day in Japan today. Thank goodness its a Saturday!
Looking forward to your English tweets!
According to Bloomberg , Microsoft's board is preparing to name Satya Nadella CEO & considering to replace Bill Gates as Chairman.
Min. Yamamoto's experience RT : ブログを更新。「２０１４年１月２１日〜１月２３日（ダボス会議出張報告）その１」 ＊掲載順が前後します。山本一太の「気分はいつも直滑降」