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My re-imagining of Unforgiven with a Japanese hacker in place of Clint Eastwood is now up at Cosmos Magazine. Undeleted has Asian hackers in it. If you don’t read this story, you are letting the terrorists win. And you hate

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Sei Shonagon – Cranky Ladies of History

When I taught English in Japan, I’d often ask students what they liked most about living in Japan. The two most common answers were: Japanese food and the fact that Japan has four seasons. The second answer initially struck me as

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Arctic Pandas

I’ve started another round the world trip. I’m going up to the Arctic circle in Norway, then down to Antarctica. First stop was Japan. Due to the evil machinations of Typhoon Usagi (which stopped flights transiting through Hong Kong), the

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