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Japanese Technology from the Future Friday!

This week it’s electronic beacon trouble for the 787 Dreamliner (Boeing’s gotta be so tired of such headlines), a Japanese & American team at MIT have found a way to make brains remember stuff that didn’t happen, and Toyota’s[...]
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Japanese Technology from the Future Friday!

This week it’s Honda stepping up its hydrogen fuel cell efforts, a Japan-based team ironically makes progress in anti-obesity science (an export-only product, that), and Japanese scientists have confirmed the occurrence of neutri[...]
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Japanese Technology from the Future Friday!

This week it’s Sony’s Walkman as renaissance metaphor, some Japanese public officials are still figuring out privacy on the internet, and a Pacific Rim review. • • • Welcome to Japanese Technology from the Future Friday: It[...]
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Japanese Technology from the Future Friday!

This week it’s iPhone holdout NTT DoCoMo’s staring contest with Apple, and Honda’s humanoid robot ASIMO gets a round of out of context, less than favorable press. • • • Welcome to Japanese Technology from the Future F[...]
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Japanese Technology from the Future Friday!

This week it’s Sony selling stuff to Iran, stuff that America doesn’t like, which is yet another “Sony, what are you doing?” moment, a huge internet cable has been completed in Asia, and Japan’s gung-ho nu[...]
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Japanese Technology from the Future Friday!

This week it’s JAXA & the ESA taking NASA stuff into space, Japan likes Apple’s patents better than Samsung’s, Toyota and Tesla made an electric baby RAV4, and the guy who invented DRAM got a Japanese medal and $5[...]
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Japanese Technology from the Future Friday!

This week it’s Sharp actually trying to save itself through product diversification (partially with strawberries), and Japan continues its multinational nuclear tech sharing deals (now India’s in the mix) – it’s[...]
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Japanese Technology from the Future Friday!

This week it’s all nuclear: Japan continues international outreach with the very nuclear-friendly French (this year’s outreach began with Turkey and the UAE), and a UN science committee has determined that the Fukushima dis[...]
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Japanese Technology from the Future Friday!

This week NHK is showing off touchable TV and ultra-res cameras that just might create video beyond the capabilities of human perception, Japanese scientists have developed a super-duper malaria vaccine (giveth to Africa), and a J-gove[...]
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Japanese Technology from the Future Friday!

This week it’s American gas, Japan’s lack of startups, and J-tech to make horses happy! Welcome to Japanese Technology from the Future Friday: It’s already Friday west of the international dateline – here in Japan, it’s tot[...]
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Japanese Technology from the Future Friday!

Welcome to Japanese Technology from the Future Friday! It’s already Friday west of the international dateline – here in Japan, it’s totally the future. The weekly JTFF is our somewhat technosnarky coverage of 2-5 particularly important[...]
Japanese Technology from the Future Friday!

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Japanese Technology from the Future Friday!

Welcome to Japanese Technology from the Future Friday! It’s already Friday west of the international dateline – here in Japan, it’s totally the future. The weekly JTFF is our somewhat technosnarky coverage of 2-5 part[...]
Japanese Technology from the Future Friday!

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