Dec 24, 2020hightech
A Transparent Toilet in Shibuya & a Hand-washing Device in Ginza Installed as a COVID-19 Countermeasure

Even in Japan with its well-developed sanitary facilities this public toilet and hand-washing device are surprising

Japan receives much rainfall and has lush forests, so water is abundantly available. For that reason, as previously introduced, technology related to sanitary facilities such as toilets has also developed in its own distinctive way.

Dec 3, 2020hightech
QR Codes for Road Signs? Road Design to Change with Autonomous Cars

Current roads are inefficient for self-driving cars

With the practical application of autonomous driving technology as the ultimate goal, test drives of self-driving cars are being held on public roadways around the world. The actual technology has reached a high level of completion and examples of its use for taxis or package delivery vehicles have increased.

Nov 26, 2020hightech
Japan's Largest International Python Conference 2020

Hello, Yoshimasa here. My colleagues and I run Python Engineer Development Co., Ltd. which administers the Python Certified Engineer Basic Examination (the Python Exam).

PyCon JP, Japan’s largest international Python conference, happened at the end of August, and we joined as Gold Sponsors. We offered an online booth and gave four mini presentations there.

Nov 19, 2020hightech
Just-in-time Privileged Access - Explained

Every company has some sensitive data and customer information to protect, therefore data access management should be a top priority for every organization.

Nov 13, 2020hightech
Robots for the New Normal: Preventing the Spread of COVID-19 by Disinfecting Stations and Supporting Baseball Games

Returning economic activity to pre-COVID-19 levels

As the spread of the new coronavirus disease (COVID-19) has now subsided in Japan, it is essential that economic activity should gradually return to its previous levels.

Oct 29, 2020hightech
Add Proposals to Tech Skills

In recent years, I have received increased requests to hold lectures teaching engineers how to write better proposals. I’ve been doing such lectures for five years, and have offered a total of 100 all over Japan.

Oct 15, 2020hightech
The Easy-to-Use 360° Camera RICOH THETA: the COVID-19 Pandemic Expands its Utility - Even into Space

Even if the pandemic keeps you at home, Street View lets you travel the world

To prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus disease COVID-19, stay-at-home restrictions have been put in place across the world.

Oct 6, 2020hightech
For Those Wanting to Work in Japan: Learn Tech in Japanese! Python Edition: Part 2
Python is quite popular in Japan, as it probably is overseas, as well. The Python Engineer Certification Exam I sponsor has been taken by over 10,000 students in its three...
Sep 14, 2020hightech
The New Normal Post-COVID-19: Homecoming and Safety Checks Can Both Be Done Remotely

How COVID-19 changed the way we work

To prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus COVID-19, people are being asked to avoid going out as much as possible. For this reason, many companies that previously required their employees to commute to an office, have now permitted telecommuting and have hurriedly established remote working systems.