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bio website github.com/ento
location Japan
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I'm a software engineer. One of the rare species who uses Python at work in Japan and also work from home.

Currently I'm working on:

  • Becoming fluent in Lojban and also creating learning tools along the way
  • Becoming a lucid dreamer

I have lived in Massachusetts, Kyoto, Fukuoka and Tokyo.


Jun
30
revised When is a person referred to with 様 in the mass media and what does it signify?
removed the false positive example
Jun
30
revised Are bookshelves in alphabetical (kana) order in Japanese bookshops and libraries?
added note about portability of seikyu kigo
Jun
30
revised Are bookshelves in alphabetical (kana) order in Japanese bookshops and libraries?
added note about how fiction books are classified
Jun
30
revised Are bookshelves in alphabetical (kana) order in Japanese bookshops and libraries?
adding that seikyu kigo is used for ordering books, of course.
Jun
30
revised To not have: 持っていません or ありません?
added source to the bible quote, toned down a bit about ありません as a possessive for a members card
Jun
29
revised What is the difference in nuance between 間違う and 間違える?
fixing link #4, changing link #3 to chat transcript rather than the room itself (only intended fixing #4 but "edits must be at least 6 characters"..)
Jun
29
revised How can I learn and recall okurigana?
clarified the disclaimer part
Jun
29
revised How can I learn and recall okurigana?
added link to an article with input examples
Jun
28
revised 芸能人・スポーツ選手・公人に「さん」などの敬称を付けなくてもよい理由は?
the scope of question title was too narrow; fixing
Jun
27
revised What's the difference in the nuances that 呪縛【じゅばく】 and 呪い【のろい】 convey?
corrected spelling
Jun
27
revised way to use さっぱり (sappari) and すっかり (sukkari)
expanded on the context of this answer, added more contrasting examples
Jun
23
revised Etymology of 右に出る
clarified the connection between Chinese proverb and the Japanese one
Jun
20
revised “Statistically speaking … ”
clarified that "excess usage" means not only in quantity but also quality
Jun
14
revised What is the origin of the theatrical intonation used by Tokyo Disneyland's cast members?
expanded the list of video recordings to include more samples
Jun
14
revised Use of 自分【じぶん】as a personal pronoun in direct speech
addendum about universality of some part of the answer