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Shining brightly in the stars… https://www.nbcnews.com/pop-culture/pop-culture-news/nichelle-nichols-groundbreaking-star-trek-actor-dead-89-rcna40857 PS. MSNBC announcer, her character’s name was “Uhura,” not “Ura.” Come on…
These aren’t the drones that deliver your online order. Loaded with cameras, sensors, and explosives, their mission is to drive themselves to a target with an algorithm in the driver’s seat. They destroy themselves along with the target, leaving behind just a pile of electronic detritus. https://m.dw.com/en/killer-robots-will-they-be-banned/a-62587436 Oh, joy. I can’t wait to see what […]
Yeah. So I missed another installment in my series. Shoot. Things are just ridiculously spiraling out of control at work. I hope to start posting more regularly again in a week or so. In the meantime, check out more images from the Webb space telescope compared to Hubble. They’re pretty awe-inspiring.
Top Posts & Pages
- “Japan should rethink gender roles”? Yeah, no kidding
- Ten Years of Taking Leave
- First Year Wall (Part 2) - The (not-so voluntary) parent-teacher conference
- The First Year Wall (Part 1) - Gakudo and the Kid
- End of an Era: Goodbye, Nursery School
- Death of a Cherry Tree
- How Do You Talk to Your Kids About Dying?
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Category Archives: festivals
Four months ago, we gave away our long-used/abused baby barriers. Yesterday, we helped our children celebrate their nursery school’s summer festival. Time flies… Once again, my wife volunteered to be a member of the Ai-go-kai (愛護会, literally “love protection association,” … Continue reading
As I posted some time ago, we were fortunate that my oldest daughter was able to enter a city-approved nursery school. We were even more fortunate to have first choice on a new housing plot that wasn’t even technically on … Continue reading