Here are two applets to practice Hiragana:
The second teaches Katagana as well.
posted at: 21:41 | path: /fun/japanese | permanent link
I got a nice (but totally useless) glass cube for my contribution to Microsoft's Visual Studio 2008.
Actually, all of my three bug reports (compiler crashes) were confirmed, but ignored as not relevant.
posted at: 19:50 | path: /programming | permanent link
Got our prize, a Panasonic Lumix FZ50...
posted at: 15:04 | path: /academic | permanent link