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Korean leaders hold historic summit, but pledges are short on detail
More promises of officially ending the Korean War: will it really happen this time?
korea  north  south  2018  Q2  summit  promise  nuclear  test  armistice  usa  trump  china  russia  japan  asia 
april 2018 by csrollyson
Why Students Hate School Lunches - The New York Times
Why legislating healthy food doesn't work + Reflections on what we must change #school #lunch #obesity
children  teen  cook  tween  school  home  cooking  drivetotrust  comparison  france  usa  japan  meal  eating  experience  fat  relationship  food  culture  lunch  government  legislation  obesity  crisis  cafeteria  health  cooktohealth 
april 2018 by csrollyson
Suit (cards) - Wikipedia
Fascinating: short description of origins and development of playing card suit symbolism
history  reference  symbol  card  tarot  china  egypt  rank  play  gamble  italy  spain  france  germany  portugal  japan  switzerland  game 
february 2018 by csrollyson
Japan's Coincheck set to report to regulators over $530 million cryptocurrency heist
Sizeable “bank robbery” - $530mm - #Japan #Coincheck needs more, er, checking #heist
crypto  currency  japan  hack  heist  robbery  Q1  2018  government  oversight 
february 2018 by csrollyson
Why Do We Need to Sleep? - The Atlantic
Research into the mystery and universality of sleep: why do all animals indulge in such a useless practice? don’t know, I’ll sleep on it ;^)
neurneurology  brain  animal  sleep  science  research  japan  institute  study  neuron  synapse  speculation 
january 2018 by csrollyson
Merle Power! Living Long and Prospering  
Several examples of how lifestyle influences quality of life and longevity
longevity  lifestyle  social  mission  belief  religion  example  sardinia  california  okinawa  japan  meaning  alcohol  smoking  exercise  uk  workout  health  diet 
october 2017 by csrollyson
Aging in place - Wikipedia
Useful start point to one of the key life issues of our era
healthcare  wellness  mental  health  elder  usa  europe  japan  china  house  home  assistance  reference  lifestyle 
may 2017 by csrollyson
Forest Bathing | Mark's Daily Apple
How humans sacrifice health & a surprisingly easy way to get it back [science, links]
forest  wood  nature  body  human  green  health  immune  response  science  statistics  japan  medicine 
march 2017 by csrollyson
Yé-yé - Wikipedia
Fascinating background of music I know but not the name of the genre
france  italy  portugal  spain  music  culture  1960  rock  japan  globalization  europe 
january 2017 by csrollyson
Why it’s hard to talk and make eye contact at the same time – Research Digest
Paper based on very simplistic research and researchers infer that the type of mental task matters
2016  research  japan  neuroscience  social  q4  eye  language  conversation  brain  2ghcj 
december 2016 by csrollyson
Kansei engineering - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Affective engineering is the study of the interactions between the customer and the product at the emotional/affective level.
product  design  engineering  psychology  behavior  emotion  measurement  methodology  reference  japan 
november 2015 by csrollyson
Facebook Plans To Turn Messenger Into A Platform | TechCrunch
Speculation about Facebook Messenger development: compares w #Snapchat #Wechat #Line Thx @seancornwell
facebook  messager  platform  snapchat  wechat  spam  feature  development  speculation  q1  2015  chat  instant  message  business  model  Line  Comparison  example  china  japan  application  smartphone  mobile 
march 2015 by csrollyson
Niconico - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Famous site that allows members to write comments on top of video clips, which they often satirize
japan  video  mobile  social  satire  share  comment  entrepreneur  2006  culture  media 
march 2015 by csrollyson
Joi Ito: Want to innovate? Become a "now-ist" | Talk Video | TED.com
Joi Ito & collaborators hack seismic data about Japan earthquakes b/c govt was opaque
management  big  data  japan  earthquake  seismology  collaboration  social  government  2011  video 
september 2014 by csrollyson
When Big Data rediscovered the 1970's - broadstuff
How #BigData is rebadging 1970s "decision maths"; gentle debunk by former Mckinsey consultant suggests risks of overuse #kudos
big  data  debunk  science  decision  algorithm  industry  mckinsey  japan  manufacturing  production  optimization  industrial  economy  analysis  pointofview  q1  2014  lean  justintime  digital  history  cdo  foundation  2cdo  2csra 
february 2014 by csrollyson
How I Lost My $50,000 Twitter Username
MUSTread social engineering case study: attacker steals control of self-hosted user's domain, email & Twitter handle; superb security tip #kudos #fb
social  engineering  casestudy  hack  blackmail  extortion  q1  2014  twitter  hosting  paypal  exceptional  howto  guide  godaddy  security  domain  enom  japan  usa  hightech 
january 2014 by csrollyson
Starbucks VIA | RestaurantNews.com
Q4 2012 review of Starbucks' global ambitions; review of business segments
starbucks  business  strategy  global  americas  europe  africa  asia  china  korea  japan  cpg  retail  digital  Q4  2012  analysis  statistics 
november 2013 by csrollyson
Fukushima: now for the tough part | Article | Top News | Reuters.com
Think you're managing a tough risky project? Try this one [nice detail of amazing nuclear cleanup] #fb =>
project  management  japan  engineer  nuclear  Disaster  cleanup  Q4  2013  fuel  risk  2ghcj  2csra 
november 2013 by csrollyson
Free exchange: Chains of gold | The Economist
Profound point: Industrial Economy "industrialization" differs markedly from the Knowledge Economy version; excellent links
knowledge  industrial  economy  supply  chain  transformation  2012  india  china  unbundling  transport  globalization  production  producer  consumer  sourcing  japan  south  korea  research 
august 2012 by csrollyson
Differences in Biological Response Modifier-like Activities According to the Strain and Maturity of Bananas
MUSTread research on foods and health benefits; why ripe bananas are far better for you: anti-cancer & white blood cell strengtheners [phytochemicals] #fb
health  diet  food  banana  nutrient  ripeness  research  japan  exceptional 
august 2012 by csrollyson
Natturalia: How Banana Ripeness Affects Quality [Japanese research]
The riper the better! Brown-spotted bananas have: 1) higher anti-cancer; 2) "tumor necrosis factor" combats abnormal cells; 3) more alkaline & strengthen white blood cells 8 times more
health  diet  food  banana  nutrient  ripeness  research  japan 
august 2012 by csrollyson
Total Debt in Selected Countries Around the World | Global Finance
Interesting yardstick for stats geeks: govt, household, corporate & FSI debt as percent of GNP
debt  g7  economy  statistics  eurozone  usa  japan  gnp  2ghcj 
july 2012 by csrollyson
Volkswagen: VW conquers the world | The Economist
The re-emergence of volkswagen; highlights management; underlying story: too many brands, overcapacity & consolidation
automotive  market  share  global  Competition  economy  management  performance  germany  japan  korea  brand  2blog  2ghcj 
july 2012 by csrollyson
The LIBOR affair: Banksters | The Economist
Explains 2 facets of bank deception & need 4 reform; billions in lawsuits imminent; possible regulator complicity
barclays  bank  scandal  LIBOR  cartel  UK  USA  Japan  Switzerland  Europe  Q3  2012  legal  executive  regulator  Financialservices  2csra 
july 2012 by csrollyson
What Chinese Consumers Want - WSJ.com
Insights on "Chinese" culture & values, within marketing/brand context; individual v. group
china  usa  europe  brand  japan  confucius  culture  prestige  group  individual  identity  marketing  Mobile 
may 2012 by csrollyson
Japanese manufacturing: From summit to plummet | The Economist
like eur automaker post: locked in commoditization; not global; leaders are global, these are "nat" firms hat sell internationally most will perish. socialbus can help
2blog  Japan  lockin 
march 2012 by csrollyson
The new normal: Living alone | WBEZ
Interesting: brief analysis of relatively new trend of living alone, in most G7 countries
culture  household  demographic  solitude  marriage  research  sociology  loyola  usa  france  germany  uk  japan 
february 2012 by csrollyson
Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
A global SOPA/PIPA-like "treaty": big business (pharma, Hollywood) consulted but no citizen groups
pipa  sopa  intellectual  property  legislation  government  global  treaty  agreement  2012  usa  europe  australia  japan  korea  secret  uk  pharma  hollywood 
february 2012 by csrollyson
Les vraies cartes de la France - WikiStrike.com
PRICELESS satire of "France seen by [tourists, various nationalities] & French regions" Thx @alison.freebairn #fb
france  culture  tourist  humor  satire  français  francophone  exceptional  map  uk  usa  germany  china  japan  province  wine  fashion 
january 2012 by csrollyson
BBC News - Luxury sports cars in costly Japan pile-up
JUSTin: most costly civilian car crash: 8Ferrari + 3Benz pile up on Japan motorway; due to car quality no srs injuries! #fb
automotive  crash  japan  ferrari  q4  2011  hiroshima  mercedes  2csrollyson 
december 2011 by csrollyson
Laptop light helps Japanese woman survive Turkey quake | Article | Top News | Reuters.com
Uplifting intervw w Japanese aid workr in Turkey: "I was moved by how Turkey had helped us" #fb
Disaster  Relief  Volunteer  2011  Turkey  Japan  Earthquake  Tsunami  Interview  Q4  2csrollyson  2ghcj 
november 2011 by csrollyson
Playboy Interview: Steven Jobs (1985)
MUSTread: Long, intimate interview of Steve Jobs in 1985; his vision, predictions, grasp of business & approach to life are amazing Thx @jobsworth #li
stevejobs  interview  history  prediction  vision  Philosophy  1985  computer  ibm  apple  india  1960  Bohemian  culture  usa  japan  software  hardware  macintosh  wozniak  steve  HP  atari  exceptional  AT 
october 2011 by csrollyson
English speaking people in Japan? - japan-guide.com forum
Short but rigorous thread about the level of english speaking Japanese--in Japan
japan  english  language  discussion  metrics  analysis 
july 2011 by csrollyson
IMF cuts U.S. growth forecast, warns of crisis | Reuters
Lashing of USA Eurozone Japan by IMF; political leaders req'd: dare 2B voted out by showing ppl they are poorer & acting decisively
global  international  economy  economie  q2  2011  IMF  analysis  statistics  usa  japan  eurozone  2ghcj  austerity  Greece  ireland  BRIC  germany  politics  policy 
june 2011 by csrollyson
Rich world economy prospects darken: Reuters poll | Article | Top News | Reuters.com
Wide ranging discussion & analysis of global economy: "rich" economies sluggish: economists don't know how 2measure this economy b/c different
2ghcj  economy  economie  global  analysis  usa  eurozone  greece  japan  china  inflation  federal  reserve  central  bank  monetary  policy 
june 2011 by csrollyson
XCom Global offering free MiFis to relief workers in Japan
Xcom helps Japan aid workers w free wifi + excellent no-roaming wifi solution for teams abroad
japan  q1  2011  earthquake  wifi  donation  Europe  Asia  team  International  wireless  solution  2ghcj 
march 2011 by csrollyson
Japan Quake/Tsunami Relief
Lions Clubs locations in Japan, helping with earthquake assistance
japan  earthquake  q1  2011  ngo  assistance  disaster  map  news 
march 2011 by csrollyson
Japan scrambles to avert nuclear disaster, global fears mount
Good update on Japan nuclear crisis: policy and markets as well as safety, global ramifications
japan  nuclear  tsunami  q1  2011  news  analysis  economy  safety  russia  china  radiation  2ghcj 
march 2011 by csrollyson
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