Phillip Pearson - web + electronics notes

tech notes and web hackery from a new zealander who was vaguely useful on the web back in 2002 (see: python community server, the blogging ecosystem, the new zealand coffee review, the internet topic exchange).


Japanese social networks

I found this interesting: "Japan's online social scene isn't so social" (AP). I'm no expert, but from what I've seen from my partner and her family, this is totally believable -- Japanese *really* value their privacy. I'm forever hearing scary Japanese news stories that can't be helping -- kids being bullied at school because of something their mother said on her blog, people being murdered by people they've just met or who live nearby.

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