WordCamp Europe 2019 Contributor Day: Polyglots Team
At WordCamp Europe 2019 in Berlin, I had a very productive and fun Contributor Day with polyglots team contributors.
“Kodomo no Yu” Sentō-themed Ball Pit at Tokyo Skytree
Yesterday, we met a friend of mine and her family at Skytree Soramachi and spent the morning at Kodomo no Yu (こどもの湯) play area. It’s an indoor ball pit that looks like a sentō, Japanese-style bathhouse. My 4-and-half-year old daughter jumped right into the pool of balls and even made a new friend. Her younger…
Comparing 4 PDF Text-To-Speech iOS Apps: Voice Dream Reader, Capti Voice, NaturalReader, and vBookz PDF
Lately, I’ve been really into listening to as much content as possible. In addition to podcasts, web pages, and audiobooks, I started listening to PDF documents these days. iOS native text-to-speech (TTS) feature is fine for short text but isn’t great for PDFs. So I started searching for an app that suits my need. Trying…
Sakura in Tokyo, 2018
Some photos from this year’s (great) cherry blossom season.
Thanksgiving in Tokyo, 2017
For the third time, we cooked a Thanksgiving meal in Tokyo. Baking a whole bird at home (especially turkey) isn’t something I do very often, but I feel it’s worth the effort for this occasion. We started this tradition because we found a wholesale grocery store that carries frozen whole turkey, Niku-no-Hanamasa. They even deliver…
Global WordPress Translation Day in Tokyo
September 30 was the third Global WordPress Translation Day (GWTD3). https://wordpress.org/news/2017/09/global-wordpress-translation-day-3/ 649 translators for 60 different locales added 93,179 translations over the 24-hour period. 346 projects (core, meta, plugins, themes, and apps) got new language pack created as a result. Meetups & Online Events in Japan In Japan, there were four local meetups in Tokyo, Nagoya, Osaka,…