10 Imagined Futures as Predicted by Anime

Last week I wrote a post about robots and space and technology. That got me thinking about the future. And then that got me thinking about anime. A lot of anime gives us a glimpse of what the future might look like one … [Read more...]

Tanaka Hisashige: Father of Toshiba, Edison of Japan

Tanaka Hisashige is one of Japan's most prolific inventors. Creating everything from mechanical dolls to weapons of destruction, this guy did it all. He even started the company that later became known as Toshiba. Yeah, … [Read more...]

5 Reasons You Shouldn’t Major in Japanese (and 2 You Might Consider It)

I hate to be the one to break it to you, but majoring in Japanese might just be the worst thing you can do for your career. Sure you love Japanese and majoring in the language seems like the perfect way to spend your years … [Read more...]