A good, but a sad, story in csmonitorL Japan’s homeless face ageism … most of the homeless are middle-aged or older single men – a unique aspect of the problem of homelessness in Japan, activists say. “Most of the homeless are systematically eliminated from society,” says [a leader of a support group for the homeless, [...]
As I was reading Mike Davidson’s blog for redesign thoughts of abcnews.com, I saw this. Introducing sIFR: The Healthy Alternative to Browser Text. Pretty cool. I would like to play with it, but I ‘m afraid it will not support Japanese…
My 4-month-old son says; “Go Sox!“
I always forget, so here it is: HOW TO BACK UP a directory named mystuff tar czvf mystuff.tar.gz mystuff/ And after you upload to the server and from commandline: tar xvfz mystuff.tar.gz If you want just certain directory (for instance, public_html) form mystuff.tar.gz tar ball: tar xvzf something.tar.gz */public_html/*
According to The Honolulu Advertiser – rainbow Warrirs QB Tim Chang (Official homepage)now has 14,179 career total passing yards. The NCAA history record is at 15,031 by former Brigham Young quarterback Ty Detmer. he is a Senior but he has 8 games left. He already has most attempts in NCAA history. Now I don’t know [...]
I’ve volunteered to do a presentation for Boston Japanese Linux Users Group‘s annual fall Study Group. Topics are NFS and GmailFS. Here is my NFS note. References: Overview of NFS, Linux NFS-HOWTO Setting Up an NFS Server: edit /etc/exports (or in Fedora KDE, System settings -> NFS) Looks like this: /home 18.104.22.168(rw,sync)where 22.214.171.124 is ip [...]
I just saw a movie Rhapsody in August by Akira Kurosawa (IMDB, AllMovie). The movie has very interesting topic and pretty strong message. It is about WWII and Atom Bomb on Nagasaki, and how the surviver of the war (grandma) cope with loss and change of time. The whole Atomic Bomb thing is a topic [...]
Jack’s Barber Shop is by far my favorite place to get my hair cut. Jaekul Park a.k.a.Jack rocks! Jack’s Barber Shop 64-A Brighton Ave. Allston, MA 02134 617-783-3213 Hours of operation: Mon-Sat: 9:00 am – 7:00 pm Sunday: 2:00 pm – 7:00 pm Though call him first to make sure if he is open.
Was able to watch Fahrenheit 9/11, thanks to Netflix. Michael Moore is no doubt good at what he does. In the movie he somehow makes the point without being too in your face (unlike when he is on Bill Maher’s show etc.) The whole part about the Bush family’s connection with Bin Laden family and [...]
Red Sox is doing well so far. (ALDS Game 2, 8th inning and winning by one run.) And they used a pinch runner, Dave Roberts. He was born in Okinawa and his mother is Japanese. (and more) Hey, Half Japanese guy right in my team! Awesome.