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Wed 2019.10.09

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Juza Unno SF story available in audio narration form on Historyradio.org radio program Aside, General, translation, Uncategorized Self Taught Japanese

Thu 2019.08.29

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Dystopian SF Novel review: “Cash Crash Jubilee” by Eli K.P.William Aside, culture, japanese, novels, Reviews, Uncategorized Self Taught Japanese

Thu 2019.07.18

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A new YouTube channel for piano music Aside, Uncategorized Self Taught Japanese

Mon 2019.06.17

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Hey man, where’s my drone? (a tale of a runaway UAV) [w/ Japanese vocabulary list] Aside, drone, General, Uncategorized, Vocabulary Lists Self Taught Japanese

Wed 2019.05.22

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Free Japanese textbooks (for children with Japanese citizenship) Aside, culture, General, japan, japanese, raising a bilingual child Self Taught Japanese

Wed 2019.05.15

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A bittersweet afternoon at Powell’s bookstore Aside, japanese, portland Self Taught Japanese

Wed 2019.04.24

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Removing furigana markup from Japanese text Aside, E-book publishing, japanese, translation, Uncategorized Self Taught Japanese

Wed 2019.04.10

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Training Aikido in a Japanese Dojo: An intriguing experience aikido, Aside, culture, General, japan, japanese, Travels in Japan 2019 Self Taught Japanese

Mon 2019.04.01

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A thoughtful discourse on literature with Japanese author Fuminori Nakamura (中村文則) Aside, culture, General, japanese, Japanese Study: Advanced, Japanese Study: Intermediate, novels, Uncategorized Self Taught Japanese

Tue 2019.02.12

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Hitori Saito (斎藤一人): entrepreneur, best-selling author, motivational speaker Aside, culture, japanese, Japanese Study: Advanced, Japanese Study: Intermediate, review, Reviews Self Taught Japanese

Tue 2019.01.29

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Finding Japanese Singles in Portland (or anywhere else) Aside, culture, japanese, meetings, portland, Uncategorized Self Taught Japanese

Mon 2019.01.21

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Japanese restaurant review: Kuu of Portland Aside, japanese, oregon, restaurant, Reviews Self Taught Japanese

Thu 2019.01.17

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How I got over half a million hits in a year Aside, Blog Analytics, blogging, General, statistics, Uncategorized Self Taught Japanese

Mon 2019.01.14

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Classic SF novel review: “Roadside Picnic” by Arkady and Boris Strugatsky Aside, book, Reviews, science fiction Self Taught Japanese

Fri 2019.01.04

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Five of the best books I read in 2018 Aside, books, General, Reviews Self Taught Japanese

Mon 2018.12.31

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STF 2018 retrospective: a year of translations, books, and contests Aside, E-book publishing, General, japan, japanese, Uncategorized Self Taught Japanese

Fri 2018.12.28

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Novel review: “Summerland” by Hannu Rajaniemi Aside, novel, review, Reviews Self Taught Japanese

Fri 2018.12.21

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Book release: “Tales of the Disturbed” (classic Japanese fiction by Yoshio Toyoshima) Aside, culture, ebook, E-book publishing, General, japan, japanese, literature, translation, Uncategorized, yoshio toyoshima Self Taught Japanese

Wed 2018.11.07

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Japanese piano shopping in Portland (Yamaha baby grand G2 vs. upright U1) Aside, General, japan, japanese, piano, portland, review, Reviews, yamaha Self Taught Japanese

Mon 2018.11.05

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Book Review: “Minature Japanese Gardens” by Kenji Kobayashi [Tuttle] Aside, bonsai, book, japan, japanese, review, Reviews, tuttle Self Taught Japanese

Mon 2018.10.08

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Blogging about blogging: optimizing page load time (it does matter!) Aside, Blog Analytics, blogging, statistics, Uncategorized Self Taught Japanese

Fri 2018.08.03

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Science Fiction novella released: “Two of Six” (A Captain’s Dilemma) by Tomohito Moriyama (森山智仁) Aside, book, E-book publishing, General, japan, japanese, Japanese Study: Advanced, Japanese Study: Beginner, Japanese Study: Intermediate, novel, novella, released, science fiction, sf, tomohito moriyama, translation Self Taught Japanese

Sun 2018.07.01

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Highlighted review of “Classic Japanese Fairy Tales” Aside, book, E-book publishing, fairy tales, japan, japanese, mimei ogawa, Reviews Self Taught Japanese

Fri 2018.06.29

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Novel review: Dark Matter by Blake Crouch Aside, books, english, fiction, General, novel, review, Reviews, science fiction Self Taught Japanese

Thu 2018.04.12

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Introducing Mr. Mizuhiro Kaimai (開米瑞浩), diagram wizard Aside, culture, diagrams, General, grammar, japan, japanese, kaimai mizuhiro, Reviews, Uncategorized, 開米瑞浩 Self Taught Japanese

Tue 2018.04.03

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Bilingual Japanese books at Reajer.com available now for free Aside, General, japan, japanese, Japanese Study: Advanced, Japanese Study: Beginner, Japanese Study: Intermediate, reajer, translation Self Taught Japanese

Sat 2018.03.10

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Self Taught Japanese’s first voice interview (with John Sensei of Manga Sensei) Aside, General, interview, japan, japanese, Japanese Study: Beginner, Japanese Study: Intermediate, podcast Self Taught Japanese

Fri 2018.02.23

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Kickstarter Highlight: Japanese Verb Conjugator app, Aside, japan, japanese, kickstarter, Reviews Self Taught Japanese

Wed 2018.02.21

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List of Japanese Dystopian Novels Aside, books, culture, dystopian, fiction, General, japanese, novel, translation Self Taught Japanese

Thu 2018.02.15

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Book Release: Japanese Dystopian Fiction (“Eighteen O’Clock Music Bath” by Juza Unno) Aside, dystopia, ebook, E-book publishing, fiction, General, japan, japanese, juza unno, literature, publish, release, translation, 海野十三 Self Taught Japanese

Mon 2018.02.12

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Novel review: “Invitation to a Beheading” by Vladimir Nabokov Aside, classic, culture, dystopia, fiction, historical, novel, Reviews, translation, Vladimir Nabokov Self Taught Japanese

Thu 2018.01.18

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en Taiko: Japanese drumming at its finest Aside, culture, drumming, en taiko, japan, japanese, oregon, portland, Reviews, taiko Self Taught Japanese

Fri 2018.01.12

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Difficulties with publishing a translation of a public domain work on Draft2Digital (and a solution) Aside, books, draft2digital, E-book publishing, japan, japanese, publishing, translation Self Taught Japanese
The making of an E-book: Science: Hopes & Fears (Juza Unno short story compilation) amazon, Aside, classic, draft2digital, ebook, e-book, E-book publishing, General, japan, japanese, juza unno, process, publishing, science fiction, sf, short story, translation, Uncategorized Self Taught Japanese

Fri 2018.01.05

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Juza Unno: Classic Japanese SF author published in English for the first time (reprise) Aside, book, classic, culture, e-book, E-book publishing, fiction, General, japan, japanese, juza unno, publishing, release, science fiction, translation Self Taught Japanese

Thu 2017.11.16

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Translation Project Update 1 Aside, e-book, fiction, General, japan, japanese, project, publish, translation Self Taught Japanese

Fri 2017.11.03

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Book review: Stone arrangement in the Japanese garden Aside, book, culture, garden, japan, japanese, karesansui, Reviews, Uncategorized Self Taught Japanese

Tue 2017.10.24

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Taking translation to the next level: Getting Published Aside, book, fiction, General, japan, japanese, short story, translation, Uncategorized Self Taught Japanese

Wed 2017.09.27

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Karesansui (枯山水): The art of Japanese rock gardens (in your own backyard?) Aside, culture, dry landscape, garden, General, japan, japanese, karesansui, portland, 枯山水 Self Taught Japanese

Wed 2017.09.13

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Japanese jazz pianist Hiromi plays an amazing medley of jazz classics Aside, hiromi, japan, jazz, piano Self Taught Japanese

Wed 2017.08.23

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Blog statistics: sometimes the best statistic is a selfish one analytics, Aside, blog, Blog Analytics, metrics, statistics, Uncategorized Self Taught Japanese

Tue 2017.07.11

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Wanted: Editor/Proofreader Aside, edit, editor, fiction, japan, japanese, proofreader, short story, story, translation, Uncategorized Self Taught Japanese
Some announcements about “Final Days of Summer” by Masaki Hashiba Aside, fiction, General, japan, japanese, kino kuni award, news, translation, update Self Taught Japanese

Thu 2017.04.27

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Fiction Novel Review: “The Lightkeepers” by Abby Geni (an interesting study in literary style) abby geni, american, Aside, english, fiction, literature, novel, the lightkeepers, translation Self Taught Japanese

Fri 2017.02.24

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A discussion about the origin of Japan’s name (日本, nihon / nippon) Aside, country name, culture, General, japan, japanese, Japanese Study: Beginner, Japanese Study: Intermediate, nihon, nippon, origin, Word Origins Self Taught Japanese

Tue 2017.02.14

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“I am” (A linguistic essay) Aside, essay, General, japan, japanese, language, linguistics, poetry, Uncategorized Self Taught Japanese

Mon 2017.02.13

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Translation Piracy: goes with the territory Aside, piracy, translation Self Taught Japanese

Sun 2017.01.01

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A look back on 2016, the year of translations and connections (コネ) Aside, connections, General, japan, japanese, kone, new years, personal, retrospective, translation, Uncategorized Self Taught Japanese

Fri 2016.12.16

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Sorry, but (Japanese) translation A.I. is still asleep AI, Aside, General, google, google translate, japan, japanese, Japanese Study: Advanced, Japanese Study: Intermediate, technology, translation Self Taught Japanese

Mon 2016.12.12

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** What should I translate? Aside, japan, japanese, request, survey, translation Self Taught Japanese