Dec 2017

17th Alan's 6th Birthday

09th 2017.11 Trip to Korea

Nov 2017

26th 2017.10 October (work) trip to Taiwan

Oct 2017

31st Tokyo's Fighter's Crossover -Akihabara- 100th Anniversary Team Ratio Tournament

31st Tokyo's Fighter's Crossover -Akihabara- 100th Anniversary 2-2 Team Tournament

Sep 2017

25th 2017 November 23 Red Bull Tower of Pride SFV Tournament in Tokyo, Japan

Jun 2017

10th RAGE Volume 4 grand finals

May 2017

15th Tokyo Offline Party 5

Jan 2017

14th Tokyo Offline Party 4, and a bit Itabashi Zangief commentary

Oct 2016

25th Amazon cloud drive, photos, rclone, and odrive

Sep 2016

12th Family trip to Kobe

07th Street Fighter V at E-sports Square in Akihabara, Tokyo

Apr 2016

28th Using a Japanese Microsoft Natural Ergonomic Keyboard 4000 with OSX El Capitan

Feb 2016

10th 2016-02-06 Trip to Sapporo.

Jan 2016

30th 2016 January trip to Nagano

Apr 2015

20th Packaging up a Java application on OSX with recent versions of Java

Mar 2015

28th Excruciatingly slow Swing performance while loading / painting images on a Macbook Pro Retina 13" under Java 1.8

08th Profiling in Java

Feb 2015

28th 2015 Austin and Dallas trip

Jan 2015

15th What is my mail server rejecting?

02nd 2014 Year in Games Review

Nov 2014

16th A trip to Nikko with the family

15th A Business Trip to China

Sep 2014

02nd The Magician Trilogy

May 2014

07th Updating my desktop

Apr 2014

05th Family Trip to Ishigaki

Jan 2014

25th Ugly Japanese fonts in Emacs on OSX

Aug 2013

02nd On the road: Seattle to Dallas in a 1951 Pontiac

Jul 2013

07th Let's try to build gemrb for android on Mac OSX

Jun 2013

30th More on Baldur's Gate on a Kindle Fire HD 8.9" with GemRB

28th RPGs on the Kindle Fire HD 8.9"

21st Family fun at Disneyland!

Apr 2013

28th Whew, it sure has been a while!

Dec 2012

23rd Disneyland in December

22nd A quick review of the US Kindle Fire 8.9" tablet

Nov 2012

15th 2012 November Osaka and Kyoto family trip

Sep 2012

29th "That traditional walk"

17th What have we been up to recently?

Aug 2012

17th The Wedding of Jana Evans and Marco Rosichelli

Jul 2012

17th What I did over the summer

Jun 2012

10th Shinagawa Tennousai

10th The Galactic Mage and "Book Trailers"

09th Jordan Mechner's The Making of Prince of Persia

09th Eclipse, Subversion, and Moneydance CSV Importers on OSX

04th Joe Abercrombie's The First Law Trilogy

May 2012

20th Ginza and Kamakura with Alan

13th Computer failures all over the place

07th Golden Week 2012

Apr 2012

29th Alan's first play date, trip to Tokyo Disneyland, and visit with the family in Chiba

28th Books by Shamus Young

09th Cherry blossoms and Saitama Shrines over the weekend

Mar 2012

04th A visit to the limited-time Koyama Sweets shop

04th Professional Family photos

02nd A trip to Hakone with the family

Feb 2012

29th Tokyo Marathon

03rd Setsubun - throw beans around for good luck!

Dec 2011

19th Announcing the birth of Alan Yoshiyuki Tanaka-Evans

Nov 2011

26th Rainbow Bridge Loop

24th Maternity Photos

13th Happy 37th Birthday Run

Oct 2011

26th Fat, Sick, and nearly Dead

25th Amazon Instant Video

Sep 2011

24th A Wedding in New York, and a Baby Shower in DallasA Wedding in New York, and a Baby Shower in Dallas

Jul 2011

24th Announcing Project: Micro Cooper

Jun 2011

25th Premium Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides

11th A Vacation in Singapore and Indonesia

Mar 2011

20th Dinner and a Movie in Tokyo after the Earthquake

17th Why I am not worried about Earthquakes or Radiation in Tokyo

16th You know it is bad when you are eating Nude Crunky Balls

13th I hope you like broccoli, because that is what is for dinner

12th The Great Miyagi Earthquake of 2011

Feb 2011

27th A bunch of fantasy books on the kindle

20th Molecular Tapas Bar, Tokyo

Jan 2011

23rd Monjya-yaki and the Lion King's Simba

Oct 2010

03rd Fukuroda Falls

Sep 2010

19th The Computer Connection by Alfred Bester

08th What I had for dinner

Aug 2010

28th A week of biking to and from work

15th Summer Comic Market 78 in Tokyo

13th Royce Chocolate Potato Chips

12th More books: Paolo Bacigalupi

08th 2010 Summer Music Festivals

Jul 2010

03rd Dave's Delicious Restaurant

Jun 2010

12th What's for dinner?

06th Enable SATA AHCI on Gigabyte GA-G33M-S2H motherboard with Western Digital 1.5 TB drives

May 2010

17th A small bar in Ikebukuro

04th Musical Robots, Chocolate, and Alice in Wonderland

Apr 2010

24th Wilco at Zepp Tokyo

24th Fafhd and the Gray Mouser: finally getting around to a classic

03rd Pizza!

Mar 2010

27th Tokyo Anime Fair and Hanami

24th (Real) Taco Night

16th Chicken Cordon Blargh

14th Virtual Game Developer's Conference via blogs

07th Japanese that Japanese people don't know

Feb 2010

16th Cocoa Programming

Jan 2010

31st BigShot Camera: a camera for kids and education

30th Thexder Neo (A.K.A. Jon is cool)

30th The further adventures of Flat Everett

17th Review of Lawrence Watt-Evans' "The Unwilling Warlord"

17th Stuff I've been (cooking and) eating lately

11th Lawrence Watt-Evans "With a Single Spell"

11th Movie Reviews: Up and Avatar

05th Lawrence Watt-Evans' "The Misenchanted Sword"

Dec 2009

27th 2009 Christmas Dinner at Tateru Yoshino Shiba Park Hotel

26th Adventures with Flat Everett

23rd A Pre-Christmas Dinner

22nd Up next on the ebook reader: Lawrence Watt-Evans "The Misenchanted Sword"

21st Cooking (Cookies) by the Book

18th Foreign takes on Akihabara: fight!

07th Top Chef: Tuna Sandwich

Nov 2009

30th Nick Harkaway's "The Gone-Away World" and Bich Mihn Nguyen's "Short Girls"

20th Very interesting Stardock Annual Report

12th Happy 35th!

Oct 2009

31st Setting up Postfix to forward mail to gmail and keep a local copy with LDAP

10th Yum! Grandma coffee

Sep 2009

27th Home Owners Association and Fire Walking

23rd Dinner at TY Harbor

20th A visit to the family grave

15th Busy lately, but weather is looking up

14th Added a book list on the right

09th Mister James, McDonald's and MOS Buger

06th Lev Grossman's "The Magicians"

06th Naoko Ogigami's "Glasses"

06th 梅はその日の何を逃す

06th Kagome Shokudo

Aug 2009

30th A relaxing evening on the balcony

01st Best wishes to Sasha and his family

Jul 2009

30th Sigh... But hooray for's backups!

20th Brandon Sanderson's Mistborn Series

16th Perl on Mac OSX does not like ~

04th OLPC Screen, Mary Lou Jepson keynote

04th Stripping DRM from Ebooks

04th Review of Brandon Sanderson's Mistborn: The Final Empire

Jun 2009

29th Tokyo Giants vs Yakult Swallows and Cosplayers

25th Kindle DRM Complaints

20th I hate Fujitsu (AKA upgrading the hard drive on an artificially limited Fujitsu Machine)

16th Emacs longlines-mode

13th Using NTT DoCoMo's P906i as a tethered bluetooth modem for internet access with Mac OSX 10.5.7

May 2009

29th Friday 2009-05-29

28th Thursday 2009-05-28

28th Wednesday 2009-05-27: Big Island

27th Tuesday, 2009-05-26

25th Monday 2009-05-25

24th Wedding

23rd Saturday 2009-05-23

22nd Friday 2009-05-22

21st Thursday 2009-05-21

20th Wednesday 2009-05-20

19th Tuesday 2009-05-19

18th Monday 2009-05-18

17th Sunday 2009-05-17

16th (Another) Saturday 2009-05-16

16th Saturday 2009-05-16 Going to Hawaii

14th Awesome Three Wolf Moon Tshirt review at Amazon

06th Shamus Young's PixelCity Screensaver

05th Review of the BBC Series Survivors (2008)

02nd Setting up an AFP (Apple Filesharing Protocol) on Ubuntu and a Firefly iTunes Media Server

Apr 2009

30th My first, and last, Kart Racing Experience

30th Esther M. Friesner's The Sword of Mary: A Sequel

26th iPhoto 09's Faces Feature

15th OSX Password generator script

14th Sakuracon 2009

14th Psalms of Herod and Architects of Emortality

14th From SFO to Seattle

Mar 2009

26th Bishop Allen at the Rickshaw Stop, San Francisco

26th Ian Stewart and Jack Cohen's Wheelers

26th A visit to the National Art Center in Tokyo

24th Emacs, Japanese, Putty, Windows, and text entry

23rd Apple's FrontRow

23rd Back in the USA

20th Review of Charlie Stross' Atrocity Archives and Glasshouse

10th Dwarf Fortress tutorial

06th Gnu Screen, Emacs, Terminals, and Japanese

06th Credit Crisis Visualized

05th Goro's Diner: a Shibuya burger joint

03rd A good thing to know...

Feb 2009

26th Review of David Gemmell's King Beyond the Gate

25th Jeff Bezos and Kindle 2 on The Daily Show

25th A trip Hirosaki in the Winter

16th Video cards and linux ... again!

16th Review of Charles Stross' Halting State

11th Amazon's Kindle 2

08th Game Center CX: So totally nerdy, it has to be Japanese

07th Things I've been watching on TV

01st Running across the Rainbow Bridge

01st Cool Amazon Robot Party

01st A visit to Kashiwagi Farm and Ooyama Temple

Jan 2009

31st Amazon's list of 2008 Award Winning Manga

30th Books: David Gemmel's The First Chronicles of Druss the Legend and Natsumi Hikaru's "The Doctrine of Sex"

20th I need to check out 紅虎餃子房 or 万豚記

19th Joe Haldeman's "The Accidental Time Machine"

18th Recent Running and Hidden Raves

17th I really hate Zangief

13th Review of John Scalzi's Android's Dream

13th The Mystery Jets and The Kooks

12th Crayon Physics Deluxe

12th Let's Talk about Bathtubs

12th Review of David Gemmel's Legend

08th Another brief roundup: cheap ebooks, cool indy games, and a neat graphics library

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