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About renaissance chambara and Ged Carroll

Much as I would like this to be a media megacorp of randomness, renaissance chambara is written by just one person me: Ged Carroll. renaissance chambara started off as an experiment to find out about the capabilities of blogging by trying, originally it was postings on the AlwaysOn Network back in 2002 – 2004, which […]

Akiba-kei

Published: (Updated: ) in japan |日本 | 일본, jargon watch | 術語定義 | 용어의 정의 | 用語の定義 by .

Akiba-kei – A Japanese word meaning related to Akihabara. Akihabara or ‘Electric Town’ was the place in Tokyo where you could go to get everything from electronic components to new and vintage devices. The electronic component shops inspired generations of budding engineers that went on to work for the likes of Sony and Panasonic. Think […]

China Inc. – The 800-pound dragon in the room

Published: (Updated: ) in china | 中國 | 중국 | 中華, economics | 經濟學 | 경제학 | 経済, ideas | 想法 | 생각 | 考える by .

The New York Times has a great review of China Inc. by Ted C. Fishman which highlights the growing economic might of China. Some interesting facts and figures featured in the review of the book include: From 1982 through 2002, the United States economy grew at an annual rate of 3.3 percent. China’s economy grew […]