On Python editors

Hearing a disturbance, The master programmer went into the novice's cubicle. "Curse these personal computers!" cried the novice in anger, "To make them do anything I must use three or even four editing programs. Sometimes I get so confused that I erase entire files. This is truly intolerable!" The master programmer stared at the novice. […]

The Japanese-to-English translation industry in Japan

The Japanese-to-English (J-E) translation industry in Japan is in kind of an odd situation: I would estimate that at least 90% of the J-E translators in Japan are native speakers of Japanese (NSJs). This is odd because in most of the rest of the industrialized world — Europe and North America in particular — it's […]