Sunday, August 12 - August 18, 2012
Day 1607 ( Meeting Jamaicans In Yokosuka / Jamaica Wins 4 x 100 Men's Relay )
Sunday, August 12, 2012
Jamaica wins 4 x 100M relay
Again its late news but I am still happy about our Golden moments at the London Olympics this year. Our victory today in the 4x1 Men's relay is no different. I think I watched the video below like 100 times :) We broke the World Record at back to back Olympics...
Day 1608 ( Jamaica On Japanese TV Again About Bolt / Be Careful On The Internet )
Monday, August 14, 2012
Stayed in most of the day. Watched a TV program on a Japanese TV station name "FUJI TV" about Jamaica and Bolt. Actually I did an interview some weeks ago to appear on this very program. But my Japanese wasn't at the level they were looking for :( They found another Jamaican dude whose Japanese is much better than mine. I really need to start studying more.
Be Careful On The Internet
This is what happened to a dude recently.
|His life was turned upside down|
In many ways, this was all my fault. My accounts were daisy-chained together. Getting into Amazon let my hackers get into my Apple ID account, which helped them get into Gmail, which gave them access to Twitter. Had I used two-factor authentication for my Google account, it’s possible that none of this would have happened, because their ultimate goal was always to take over my Twitter account and wreak havoc. Lulz.
Had I been regularly backing up the data on my MacBook, I wouldn’t have had to worry about losing more than a year’s worth of photos, covering the entire lifespan of my daughter, or documents and e-mails that I had stored in no other location.
Those security lapses are my fault, and I deeply, deeply regret them.
But what happened to me exposes vital security flaws in several customer service systems, most notably Apple’s and Amazon’s. Apple tech support gave the hackers access to my iCloud account. Amazon tech support gave them the ability to see a piece of information — a partial credit card number — that Apple used to release information. In short, the very four digits that Amazon considers unimportant enough to display in the clear on the web are precisely the same ones that Apple considers secure enough to perform identity verification. The disconnect exposes flaws in data management policies endemic to the entire technology industry, and points to a looming nightmare as we enter the era of cloud computing and connected devices.
Day 1609 ( Avengers....Finally / Japanese Reggae On The Beach )
Tuesday, August 14, 2012
|Hey I'm a member of the Avengers... Look into my eyes|
Finally got to watch the Avengers today, 2 - 3 months after its release everywhere else in the world. I wasn't disappointed. I liked the plot, the acting and especially the action sequences. It was fun. The story line was built mostly around Thor but it was good nevertheless. I give it a 9/10
Japanese Reggae On The Beach
In the evening, I went to a Japanese style reggae thing on a beach not to far from where I live. Every night during summer they have some sort of event on this beach. Tomorrow will be a Japanese style festival. It wasn't all that enjoyable, but I saw a few familiar faces.
|He teaches at one of my schools|
Day 1610 ( Japanese Festival On The Beach / Crooked Cops in My Prefecture )
Wednesday, August 15, 2012
Went to a Japanese Festival on the same beach that I went to yesterday, with a couple of Japanese friends. There is a Rastafarian there every night cooking jerk chicken. He has been living in Japan for around 20 yrs or near that, and he has 4 children.
Some dancing and stuff was going on at the festival, and I wore my yukata for the second time.
Kanagawa cop says she was harassed
Kanagawa Prefectural Police are drawing fire over allegations that four officers coerced a female colleague to get undressed inside a karaoke box while they sexually harassed her.
Day 1611 ( Tonnes Of Tsunami Debris Floating To The US )
Thursday, August 16, 2012
Followed my friend to the train station today, then went back to my apartment to play Modern warfare 2 a bit. I haven't even turned on my PS3 for about a month. And for some strange reason, I felt nauseous after playing Modern Warfare 2 for about 2-3 hours.
|Wow .... The Tsunami debris is like a big floating country|
It's brought stories of some bizarre finds - from the reunion of a boy and his football washed up on a uninhabited island to the discovery of a Harley-Davidson.
And more could be coming thick and fast in the coming months as scientists are now saying the wreckage washed into the sea from the Japanese tsunami will reach North American shores far sooner than previously thought.
The latest computer models estimate that thousands of tonnes of the debris, which now stretches 4,000 nautical miles across the north Pacific, will start washing up this October and continue to do so into late 2013.
Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2138305/Japan-tsunami-Astonishing-satellite-image-shows-1-5million-tonnes-debris-swept-US.html#ixzz246aJdAOV
Day 1612 ( Jamaicans On The Beach )
Friday, August 17, 2012
Went to another beach today. This one closer than the one I went to on Tuesday and Wednesday. This beach is called Zushi. We walked around the beach and chatted a bit. Then we actually went to the other beach later in the night because some of the guys wanted to eat Jerk chicken from the rasta. But when we went there, he took a break today because no event was scheduled for tonight. Some persons were still there though.
Day 1613 ( More T-Shirts / Radioactivity Messing Around With Butterflies / Oldest Man To circle The Globe )
Saturday, August 18, 2012
Went to YMCA today after a 2 weeks break. It wasn't so bad except for the usual kindergarten rug rats.
Received my second shipment of T-shirts today. Still testing the market to see how well they will sell.
Got this towel sold to my first Japanese customer.
Radioactive fallout from Fukushima nuclear meltdowns caused abnormalities in Japan's butterflies
Radioactive fallout from the nuclear disaster in Fukushima Prefecture created abnormalities among the nation's butterflies, according to a team of researchers.
Guinness names 106-year-old oldest to circle globe
|Something to declare: Saburo Shochi, professor emeritus at Fukuoka University of Education, arrives at Fukuoka airport Thursday, his 106th birthday, after a monthlong around-the-world lecture tour.|