Apr 27, 2021hightech
Developers Summit 2021: A Report from One of Japan’s Largest IT Engineer Events

Hello, Yoshimasa here. Developers Summit2021, Japan’s largest IT engineer event, was held on February 19, 2021. I was a speaker at the conference. In a normal year, we would have reserved a large hotel and had talented, prominent speakers in the field offering a look at the latest tech of the season.

Mar 25, 2021hightech
Introducing the Python 3 Certified Engineer Basic Examination

Hello, Yoshimasa here. The Python Engineer Certification Exam I and my coworkers run has been taken by over 10,000 students in the past three years, and is on track to be taken by another 10,000 in its fourth year.

Mar 15, 2021hightech
How to Minimize Insider Threats in 5 steps

When it comes to protecting sensitive information from cyber-attacks, often external threats come first in mind, while the risk of insider threats is still rather underestimated.

Mar 8, 2021hightech
Technology for preventing the spread of COVID-19 with banknotes and elevators

An effective COVID-19 countermeasure is avoiding contact with the virus

About a year has passed since the news first spread of a mysterious outbreak of pneumonia cases in Wuhan, China. Since then, although there is a continuing trend for the new coronavirus (COVID-19) to spread, much knowledge has been gained.

Mar 1, 2021hightech
Achieve Your OSS Goals by Building a Community

Hello, Yoshimasa here. I am sure many of you are already aware of this, but OSS (open-source software) offers a great base to start a community, and for lots of OSS, like Python, PHP, and WordPress, you do not need any permission from the software creators or management groups to do so.

Feb 10, 2021hightech
A No-touch Touch Panel Floating in the Air?! Contactless UI Draws Attention as a COVID-19 Countermeasure

No-Touch Touch Panels Draw Attention as a Contact Infection Countermeasure

To avoid exposure to the new coronavirus infection (COVID-19) it is important to guard against droplets produced by breathing, respiration and coughing, and also to prevent contact infection via the hands and fingers.

Jan 7, 2021hightech
10,000 People Took the Python Test in Just over Three Years. We Are On Pace for 10,000 This Year.

Hello, Yoshimasa here. Japan’s IT business is adopting Python, along with artificial intelligence, machine learning, big data, and network infrastructure. Those fields are clearly going to continue spreading in Japan, and as each of them started to break here right around the same time, they have contributed to Python’s current boom.