Japan

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TPP Is Right Where We Want It: Going Nowhere

Maira Sutton | Electronic Frontier Foundation | April 25, 2014

President Obama is on a diplomatic tour of Asia this week and one of his top priorities is the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), a trade agreement that includes restrictive copyright enforcement measures that pose a huge threat to users’ rights and a free and open Internet...Despite some reports of movement on some of the most controversial topics during meetings between Obama and Japanese Prime Minister Abe, it seems that the TPP is still effectively at a standstill...

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Ushahidi Wins MacArthur Award: Changing The World One Map At A Time

Beth Kanter | Beth's Blog | February 28, 2013

Recognizing remarkable creativity and effectiveness by non-profits across the globe, the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation named 13 organizations as recipients of the MacArthur Award for Creative and Effective Institutions. Read More »

Why an MRI Costs $1,080 in America and $280 in France

Ezra Klein | The Washington Post | March 3, 2012

There is a simple reason health care in the United States costs more than it does anywhere else: The prices are higher.

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Why We Need To Treat America's Poorest Neighborhoods Like Developing Countries

Emily Badger | The Atlantic Cities | July 15, 2013

The average life expectancy in Japan right now, home to one of the healthiest, longest-living populations in the world, is about 83 years. That's four years longer than in the United States, a decade longer than in much of North Africa, and as many as 30 years longer than some war-torn parts of the world like Sierra Leone. Read More »

Open Stack Summit Tokyo

Event Details
Type: 
Conference
Date: 
October 27, 2015 (All day) - October 30, 2015 (All day)
Location: 
Grand Prince International Convention Center & Hotels Tokyo
Japan

The OpenStack Summit is a four-day conference for developers, users, and administrators of OpenStack Cloud Software. It’s a great place to get started with OpenStack. Summits include in-depth technical discussions, hands-on workshops, and the full presence of almost every player in the OpenStack Ecosystem. If you are deploying OpenStack—or considering how it can help your enterprise—there’s no better way to connect with the community than the OpenStack Summit. The OpenStack Summit is a global event no matter where it is located. The Summit has experienced tremendous growth since its inception, and we're proud of the diverse audience reached at each gathering.

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