As CEO of Club Med Japan, I had the pleasure of visiting many fabulous resorts around the world. Mauritius remains one of my favorites. Why? - Gorgeous beaches - Multilingual population - Combination of the best qualities of the French, British and Portuguese influences on the island. - … [Read more...]
Linda Sherman lived and worked in Japan for 20+ years as an executive, researcher and consultant, and maintains a strong interest in the country.
When I met Esther Dyson over 20 years ago she was already playing a very important role in tech. I subscribed to her Release 1.0 newsletter and flew in from Japan to attend her star-studded annual PC Forums in Arizona. Esther has never stood still. She is an observer, analyst, connector, … [Read more...]
It is the season of karaoke parties, including TechKaraoke, giving me plenty of opportunity to hear the word karaoke mispronounced and even misspelled to fit the mispronunciation. Tonight, it was Ryan Owens on ABC World News with Charles Gibson that put me over the top. Karaoke originated in … [Read more...]
You may not realize that February 14th is not celebrated universally in the same way. My friend on Twitter Shashi Bellamkonda explains that he had not even heard of Valentines Day before he arrived in America 11 years ago. In Japan, February 14th has been successfully commercialized as the day … [Read more...]