Apartment in Japan: Things that foreign students must know
Looking for an apartment in Japan can be complicated for foreign students because of the difference in renting system, the language limitation, and the way how Japanese view the foreigner itself. In case of Okayama University, if you're coming alone and this is your first time to Japan, you can ask your professor to enroll you into Okayama University student dormitory. The monthly rent is cheap, it ...
Posted on: Jul 11, 2011
Filed under category: Japan
Is Okayama University Mediocre?
Nihongo ojyouzu desu ne
Pop-up Japanese dictionary for Firefox and Chrome
Rikaichan and Rikaikun are add-on/extension for Firefox and Chrome web browser whose function is to quickly search and display the translation of a Japanese word in other languages when the users hover their mouse over a Japanese text displayed on a web page. If you are a foreign student in Japan, it is most likely that you often encountered a situation where you're looking for an information, reading ...
Posted on: Apr 17, 2011
Filed under category: Web Browser
Clarifying the microscopic structure and movement of water
While being so near to us, water is the most puzzling substance in our life. After 40 years of research works on the mysterious movement of water with the help of computer simulation and the advance of analysis skill, have we actually found a new story that can tell us more about water? It has been four decades since A. Rahman and F. Stillinger run molecular dynamics simulation for the first time [ ...
Posted on: Mar 15, 2012
Filed under category: Chemistry
In DSLR, I trust
"Camera is an expensive hobby," said my father to me. I remember it was in 1996, and a film-roll was worth of ten meals in Indonesia. Of course that excludes the additional cost to develop the film. The moment when I got the film, I know that there are only 36 shots before another set of meal-tickets need to be sacrificed for taking the next photo. I wondered if the words of my father will ...
Posted on: Apr 18, 2011
Filed under category: Photography Talk