This is a Radiolab. I want to start off with some good news about the show as most of you know, my longtime cohost, co-conspirator , pal, Robert Krulwich left the show back in January. A few things are immediately clear. One, he's irreplaceable. There's no other Robert, but simultaneously it was also clear that over the years, the show has grown to be way more than just the Robert - Jad situation.
Building a machine to construct high-end Prada sweaters was just the start. The year-old president of Shima Seiki Manufacturing is in talks with makers of car-parts to use its technology to develop lighter, non-steel components, and plans to sign a deal next fiscal year. It is the latest evolution of the company founded in by Masahiro Shima, a prodigy who made a series of inventions before he turned And it is not stopping at that. While Japan is known for its giant manufacturers, such as Sony and Toshiba, it also has legions of smaller firms that are world leaders in the niche products they produce. In some cases, they are overlooked by analysts and foreign investors.
An alumni of the prestigious Waseda University School of Law, Hirokane is unique among manga artists, who are often shy and introverted; instead, he travels abroad and makes many public appearances, expressing opinions not only about manga but also on economic issues and the lifestyle of a successful businessman — there are guides about customer service, leadership, and wine selection featuring his manga characters. Q: Would it be possible to put Taiwan into the story of Kosaku Shima? If so, would you have any specific Taiwanese location in mind?
It might have been more accurate to call the area "Little Okinawa" instead of Okinawa Town, since it's a little small. While it might not stack up to the size of Yokohama's Chinatown, the small area packs a lot of Okinawan spirit! According to the Okinawa Town website , the emergence of Okinawa Town came about pretty organically.