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      The My Number card has some real benefits. Is it time you got yours? / japan_times · Sunday, 28 May - 08:30 edit

    Hit with a few scattered glitches recently, the My Number card still proved helpful to our writer when he filed his taxes.

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      Filling in the cracks: Japan’s shifting perspective on disability employment / japan_times · Monday, 22 May - 00:00 edit

    The Valuable 500's Crosby Cromwell discusses best practice regarding disability in business in Japan, and she is optimistic about the direction we are heading in.

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      # Slidge — general purpose XMPP gateway framework in Python

      debacle · / berlin-xmpp-meetup · Tuesday, 9 May - 08:23 edit

    Slidge — general purpose XMPP gateway framework in Python

    We are very excited, that nicoco, the author of slidge, presents this amazing software!

    When? Wednesday, 2023-05-10 18:00 CEST (always 2ⁿᵈ Wednesday of every month)

    Where? In xHain hack+makespace, Grünberger Str. 16, 10243 Berlin

    The Jitsi link will be posted in our virtual room when the meeting starts.

    #jabber #xmpp #community #xhain #freesoftware #berlin #meetup #federation #slidge #transport #gateway #python

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      ‘In Nojiri, I have never felt like a foreigner’ / japan_times · Monday, 8 May - 00:00 edit

    Secluded and serene, the summer spot for many expat families faces challenges that aren't unique to other rural townships in Japan.

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      What does it take to make a long-term relationship great in Japan? / japan_times · Monday, 10 April - 07:00 edit

    The advice from most people on long-term cross-cultural relationships? You sometimes need to think more with your head than your heart.

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      Help wanted: The (sleeper) agent of change / japan_times · Monday, 3 April - 00:00 edit

    Some Japanese businesses may see layoffs overseas as a chance to hire "agents of change." If you're one of those agents, don't expect to revolutionize ...

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      Your Ramadan experience may take on new forms when living in Japan / japan_times · Sunday, 26 March - 00:00 edit

    As of 2022 there were just over 83,000 Indonesians residing in Japan according to government figures. Many have found new ways to practice their religion.

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      Racial dynamics are inescapable when dating in Japan. That doesn’t mean your experience will be negative. / japan_times · Sunday, 19 March - 00:00 edit

    In the cross-cultural or international dating scene, politics can sometimes sneak in. Avoid the pitfalls simply by being aware of the conversation.

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      Ubuntu Wants You to Test its Steam Snap / omgubuntu · Saturday, 18 March - 20:30 edit

    Remember when Ubuntu said it was getting serious about gaming? Well, it hasn’t forgotten entirely — it’s once again asking gamers to take part in a fresh bout of testing for its Steam snap. Steam is available on Ubuntu through traditional packaging methods but Canonical sees its Steam snap as the real future of the games platform on Ubuntu. That kinda of makes sense: it’s a tad easier to cater for the tangle of 32-bit libraries older games require using a sandboxed, separated Snap file system. “Since publishing steam as a snap under the “Early Access” banner, we’ve been working […]

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