Monthly Archives: April 2013

Too Late to Score?

This is a link to an article by Keiji Inafune, the only person who agreed with 1UP in my previous post. Unfortunately you have to pay to read the article, so I don’t know whether he actually said this or … Continue reading

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The Japanese Video Game Industry as Viewed from Japan, via 1UP.com

Since 1UP.com is shutting down, it does seem a bit cruel to critique one of their last articles here.  So I’ll largely stick to just quoting from it. Although I have no idea where it started, apparently the entire English … Continue reading

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North America and Japan: Subways

A cute comic by XKCD published the other day shows all the subway networks in North America falsely connected: It was interesting to me how few there are on the whole continent; that map even includes Mexico and Canada! For … Continue reading

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Most commonly studied languages in the US

This is only looking at people attending college or university and enrolled in a language class there, so it doesn’t include people studying it elsewhere (such as with a private tutor or in high school) nor those doing self-study.

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