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junko.yoshida
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re: Tweeting kanji from a Shanghai balcony, between sweat socks
junko.yoshida   6/9/2012 2:26:11 AM
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Ah, that's a good tip. I will pay more attention to those cranes that are idle!

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junko.yoshida   6/9/2012 2:25:41 AM
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Hey, Frank, I am glad you noticed my tweets from China! A lot of things that I am seeing here in China are paradoxical. Nothing is as crystal clear as one could generalize from afar...

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TanjB   6/9/2012 1:29:13 AM
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The trick with cranes is not counting all of them, but counting how many actually seem to be in use. In some cities the idle fraction approaches 100%, which is fascinating...

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tb1   6/8/2012 10:34:28 PM
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"Those aren't clouds. The good news is, you will rarely need sunscreen." Hah! I remember when they noticed that after widening opening of the ozone layer over the Antarctic, there were increased skin cancer rates in Chile, except for Santiago, Chile, which had lower It turned out that the air pollution, including low-level ozone, filtered the UVA/UVB rays. Good for your skin--not so good for your lungs.

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ruserious   6/8/2012 10:07:19 PM
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Those aren't clouds. The good news is, you will rarely need sunscreen.

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tb1   6/8/2012 9:14:41 PM
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I've heard that there's a Chinese version of Twitter, that also allows 144 characters. But since characters in Chinese (kanji) are full words, you can really express yourself. Makes it a lot more useful than Twitter, in my mind. I guess there are too many people on the internet with short attention spans.

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old account Frank Eory   6/8/2012 8:40:29 PM
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Interesting first impressions Junko, especially with regard to the internet controls. I actually wondered how it was possible I was still seeing tweets from you.

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