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chris [English: Interactions with technology in Japan]
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 It seems like Yahoo Japan is used here more often than Google: Yahoo Maps was for a long time coping better with the peculiarities of Japanese house addressing. Yahoo Japan offers many country-specific overlay maps: predictions on the speed of typhoons, maps with the best places to see the cherry blossom, the current occupancy of train station toilets or trains. Almost all Japanese travel to work by train, usually with a smartphone in their hand. Many websites are optimized for smartphones, e.g. trailers of new movies are separated into single screenshots and described on a long website. For example, Gigazine has in this style prepared [[https://gigazine.net/news/20200108-inside-the-fake-like-factories/|36c3 video content]]. It seems like Yahoo Japan is used here more often than Google: Yahoo Maps was for a long time coping better with the peculiarities of Japanese house addressing. Yahoo Japan offers many country-specific overlay maps: predictions on the speed of typhoons, maps with the best places to see the cherry blossom, the current occupancy of train station toilets or trains. Almost all Japanese travel to work by train, usually with a smartphone in their hand. Many websites are optimized for smartphones, e.g. trailers of new movies are separated into single screenshots and described on a long website. For example, Gigazine has in this style prepared [[https://gigazine.net/news/20200108-inside-the-fake-like-factories/|36c3 video content]].
  
-Every day I make new discoveries that will challenge the previous explanations.  What has remained, however, is my fascination how different people can develop and use different technological solutions for sometimes the same purposes.  This article concentrates on technology-related topics, but there is still a lot to learn about society and life here - details are at https://fluxcoil.net/jpblog .+Every day I make new discoveries that will challenge the previous explanations.  What has remained, however, is my fascination how different people can develop and use different technological solutions for sometimes the same purposes.  This article concentrates on technology-related topics, but there is still a lot to learn about society and life here - details are at https://fluxcoil.net/jpblog and https://fluxcoil.net/jplife .
  
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