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Freelance engineer, tech consultant, translator, educator, writer or whatever
I started using Linux since 1999. Then I noticed there is an on-going project for developing a Linux distribution - "Vine Linux" - with well tailored Japanese environment. I started commitment to the project. Starting from January I worked hard porting Vine Linux to ppc32 (Power Macintosh) archtecture, and in July 2000 the very first vers
Had been responsible for some lectures, including: • Open Source Software • Computer Architecture & Operating Systems
With other members of this company, we have worked on so many cases - developing and improving our own Linux distribution, Vine Linux, as a daily basis; translation (from English to Japanese) and its supervision of computer books (on Linux, web-related technologies, for example); developing, tailoring and maintaining custom, netbooting an
As a member of Learning Service, I made much contribution to improve the quality of teaching and better learning contents by eliminating vague questions, finding better questions to stimulate students. Also I taught dozens of students directly to show them how and why a specific technology is implemented and needed for better understandin
Had one class for the 1st grade students on various topics: personal computer's "ABC"s; computer literacy on the Internet; a brief introduction to computer archtecture and networking; and many more.
My primary research went to theorical research and analysis on Human-Computer Interaction - for example, semantic description of the interaction between computers and users using Denotational Semantics. Other research topics I was interested in included implementing multiple / selective / historical Undo mechanisms, mapping GUI operations
Had two classes during this period - one on multimedia/interactive media for the 2nd grade students; the other on Human-Computer Interaction for the 5th grade students.