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On Being Alone in an Office In Japan

 This week, a guest post from former Japanese expat Alanna Schubach.  Advertisements

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On Dealing With A Million Tiny Uncertainties In Japan

Run too many programs on a laptop and it runs slower. There’s only so much a single chip can process. In the old days you could push your processor past a limit – “overclocking the processor,” a phrase that has … Continue reading

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On Letting Go of a Tree Branch in Japan

There’s about 4,000 kids outside my apartment screaming about cherry blossoms. 

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