Blogger merged with Google accounts

7 January 2007

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I logged into blogger today and got a message asking if I wanted to merge my blogger account with my google account. I don’t use blogger for much these days, but I still have the original acccount where this blog started. My old blog still has a page rank of 4, so it is useful […]

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Asian Expats

11 December 2006

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Have you ever felt you were the only person who felt a particular way? I couldn’t help reading this and feeling it relates to me fairly well: Nearly all are long-timers and most have become disaffiliated from their home countries, many to the point of feeling like an alien when they return for a visit. […]

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The Google Story

25 November 2006

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After not being able to find anything that looked vaguely interesting, I picked up a copy of ‘The Google Story’ by David Vise and Mark Malseed. It is a fast pace read and is interesting to think what you were doing as the company evovled and when exactly you started using it for search. I […]

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The wisdom of people

27 October 2006

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I have been thinking quite a bit about this article that appeared in the Washington Post (after reading it first in the Japan Times): The Top Pickers vs. the Pack. While generations have looked to pundits for guidance, it has often taken a long time for their expertise to be recognized, and many have remained […]

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I need an ebook

10 May 2006

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It seems like everyone is promoting their ebooks these days. I am not sure if anyone would be interested in purchasing a book I wrote, but I would love to give it a go.

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Google and Microsoft go head to head

18 April 2006

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The competition between Microsoft and Google is becoming greater as they both try to cross into one another’s domains. Google have released their own on-line calendar and just when I thought I would stop using Hotmail, I clicked on the “try new beta” in my account and found Microsoft’s new web mail offering. It has […]

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Shantaram

12 February 2006

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While I was in Australia my uncle told me about a book titled: Shantaram. The book is almost 1000 pages, and I couldn’t put it down. I am currently halfway through it, but it is more difficult that I am back in Japan working. The book is about a man who was on drugs and […]

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