Archive for September, 2008
Here’s a great tip for reading Japanese websites, courtesy of Ryan Coffey and Move To Nanaimo. It’s about a Firefox plug-in called Rikaichan. If you use Firefox (I do), and you study Japanese (I do), then you should definately have this plug-in installed (I do). In Ryan’s words: Hi Thomas, (and everyone) I think I […]
Another potto hack, this time for cooking eggs! Reader TedinAsia explains with a cool story: Many many years ago when I was working in a very old trading company in Osaka, old building, smoke stained walls, etc. At 17:00 we would always have a 15min tea break with a small snack provided by the company. […]
NihonHacks is a year old now, and the number of readers has grown so much that I can hardly believe it! Thank you everyone for the support! Since not everyone was here at the beginning, I thought I’d start a new series of posts where I go over past hacks. I’ll do these once a […]
I was recently interviewed by The Japan Times for their Blogroll section. If you want to read it, you can find it here. That’s all for now. Peace!
The best way to prepare for the JLPT test is to take as many past JLPT tests as possible. Some of these are sold commercially, but wouldn’t it be nice to have 17 years worth of tests to practice with? [Updated January 20, 2011] I’ve received several comments that some old links are dead. Here […]
Wow, is it week 1 already? If you are a fan of American football and you live in Japan, you might miss watching football games every Sunday. Due to time zone issues, I can’t do anything about the Sunday part, but you definitely don’t have to miss your games. Look no further than Ten Yard […]
NihonHacks turned 1-year-old today! Yay!!