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Jan 21, 2020hightech
Trends in Japan's Telecommunications Equipment

Japan’s telecommunications equipment market is structured slightly differently from that of other countries. The Japanese market is unusual in that domestic manufacturers who focus on developing devices specifically for the Japanese market hold a large share.

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Dec 30, 2019hightech
Introduction to Monitoring with Zabbix #1
Beginning with this column, I’d like to introduce Zabbix, a consolidated monitoring system. About Zabbix Zabbix is a monitoring tool developed by Zabbix SIA of Latvia. It is used in...
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Dec 24, 2019hightech
A Japanese scientist won the Nobel Prize for developing the lithium-ion battery. Who are the previous winners?

A Japanese scientist won the Nobel Prize for developing the lithium-ion battery. Who are the previous winners?

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Dec 17, 2019hightech
If You Use Linux, You Lose Out If You Can't Do This #5 - UDP Protocol

In this column, I’d like to discuss the importance of the UDP protocol. This protocol is used for UNIX networks, including Linux networks.

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Dec 10, 2019hightech
Teachings of a Samurai Engineer 6: Hash and password preservation/comparison 2/2

Previously, we learned about the hash itself, the first step in preserving and comparing passwords. This time, we use that knowledge to learn about how passwords should be saved.

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Dec 3, 2019hightech
“I’d like to buy one and take it home”: The charm of Japanese toilets

Discovering high-functioning toilets when visiting Japan

When foreign travelers are asked what impresses them about Japan, many people speak of the toilets.

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Nov 26, 2019hightech
Ubiquitous on Japan’s Streets, Hi-Tech Vending Machines Double as Wi-Fi Hotspots and are Operable with Smartphones

There are around 4.23 million vending machines in Japan
I wonder if one of the things that first surprise visitors to Japan is that one can see vending machines everywhere.