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Mon 2021.11.01

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レビュー:アマゾンのゲーム配信サービス「ルナ」 (A review of Amazon Luna in Japanese) Aside, Reviews, Uncategorized Self Taught Japanese

Mon 2021.10.04

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The magic of iteration: fractals, writing, and translation Aside, translation, Uncategorized Self Taught Japanese

Fri 2021.09.24

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Juza Unno book released in Spanish (classic Japanese SF) Aside, General, translation Self Taught Japanese

Mon 2021.08.23

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Ki-Aikido Lessons: learning from everyone aikido, Aside, culture, General Self Taught Japanese

Mon 2021.07.19

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The Case of Amazon KDP and the Missing Page Count Aside, E-book publishing, General, Uncategorized Self Taught Japanese

Fri 2021.06.11

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Excerpt of a Hayashi Fumiko story published on Books on Asia Aside, General, Reviews, Uncategorized Self Taught Japanese

Mon 2021.05.24

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A test for measuring distinguishing ambiguity in Japanese Aside, grammar, Japanese Study: Intermediate Self Taught Japanese

Tue 2021.04.20

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Japanese classic SF stories published in Portuguese (Juza Unno) Aside, E-book publishing, translation Self Taught Japanese
Japanese vocabulary: the *real* origin of the word: 不気味 (bukimi) Aside, Word Origins Self Taught Japanese

Mon 2021.03.08

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Language Learning and the Logic of Large Groups Aside, Blog Analytics Self Taught Japanese

Mon 2020.12.21

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実力 (jitsuryoku): “Expertability” and when skill really matters Aside, General Self Taught Japanese

Mon 2020.10.19

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Japanese fairy tale now available free on Kanshudo (a Japanese learning site) Aside, General, grammar, Kanshudo, translation Self Taught Japanese

Tue 2020.01.07

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Ukemi: Aikido and the art of rolling with the punches aikido, Aside, culture, portland, Uncategorized Self Taught Japanese

Mon 2019.12.23

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A prominent figure in Japanese SF and one of the first dystopian novels (+ a book sale) Aside, E-book publishing Self Taught Japanese

Tue 2019.10.22

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Oregon Ki Society: Learning mindfulness, self-control, and Aikido in and around Portland aikido, Aside, culture, Uncategorized Self Taught Japanese

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 2019.04.10

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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
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

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, E-book publishing, ebook, 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
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, E-book publishing, ebook, 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

Tue 2018.01.09

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The making of an E-book: Science: Hopes & Fears (Juza Unno short story compilation) amazon, Aside, classic, draft2digital, e-book, E-book publishing, ebook, 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