Summer is a fireworks season in Japan. Tokyo usually will hold nearly 100 fireworks festivals from July to August. Sumidagawa Fireworks Festival is one of the most famous shows in Tokyo. It launched about 20,000 fireworks. Approx. 1 million people enjoyed this show. However, it almost ruined by the typhoon Jongdari last week. Jongdari craved an unusual counter-clockwise trajectory. It moved from the southeast to the west of Japan and hit Japan twice. Then, Jongdari went to China and made landfall over Shanghai. Continue reading “hot Summer x unusual Typhoon”
Artificial Intelligence (AI) can’t solve all problems, but the impact of AI is life-change. AI will be surely an area that changes the way we live. Also, AI will play a role in the military area. The Pentagon had already got serious about AI weapons. It’s no longer theoretical. Continue reading “Lethal AI Weapon”
Apple is also researching self-driving car, with the name of Project Titan. It is first reported in 2014. Although Apple has never confirmed the project, it’s an open secret. Apple is known for its confidential culture. Apple caught 29 leakers and arrested 12 of them last year, Bloomberg reported.  Continue reading “Project Titan is On Going”
On Jul 6th Friday, a U.S. cargo ship, Peak Pegasus carrying 70K tonnes soybean got the attention of China’s social media when it’s steaming toward Dalian at full speed. It is expected to arrive in Dalian on Friday morning before China impose 25% tariffs on imports from the U.S. Peak Pegasus could avoid a 25% tax, around $6 million, if it rushed to complete customs declaration before July 6.
International Driving Permit (IDP) is required if you want to drive a vehicle in most European countries. An IDP is basically an official, multi-language translation of driving license. It’s valid for one year. Also, IDP is valid in nearly 140 countries .
There are several places where you can get the IDP in Tokyo. Such as Driver’s License Center, Driver’s License Renewal Center and designated police station . Continue reading “How to get the International Driving Permit in Tokyo”
Xiaomi is seeking IPO in Hongkong around July. Xiaomi hopes to raise at least $10 billion at a valuation of $100 billion. But its valuation is questioned by investors. The valuation would be more likely to start around $60 billion to $70 billion. On Thursday, Xiaomi announced some products update including software and hardware, in order to show its chance to sustain its target valuation. Continue reading “Xiaomi’s Great Effort Before IPO”
Today around 6:26 AM (GMT+8), Sichuan Flight 3U8633 lost its right windshield when it flew from Chongqing to Lhasa. The flightradar 24 data shows the height was 32,150ft (9799m). Continue reading “Sichuan Flight 3U8633，Windshield Lost in 1000m”
It’s been a long time to write a blog, especially using English.
There are so many interesting things every day. I hope writing a blog can help my bad memory. The main language will be English, but Chinese is also alternative.
Building a blog by WordPress becomes such an easy thing now. I took nearly 1 hour to find a suitable and affordable domain, but installing WordPress just used less than 10 mins. It’s very impressive.
This is will be a two-year project. I’ll try to update at least one blog every week.