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Txt.fyi reminds me of an old project May 30, 2020
The canary in the black ink May 3, 2020
An iOS Shortcut for your library’s Overdrive search March 4, 2020
Kobo ebook reader March 2, 2020
The Insight: Genetics and (pre)history of Southeast Asia March 2, 2020
More sleep and better learning February 22, 2020
Tibetan stuff in Saigon February 18, 2020
Travel in the time of SARS February 2, 2020
The union February 1, 2020
A nest of spies and such January 18, 2020
A return to Shanghai January 2, 2020
Bladerunnersque Hanoi December 24, 2019
Bangladesh in Hanoi December 14, 2019
A new book shop November 23, 2019
Come Undone 2019, using iPad only November 20, 2019
Flawed Algorithms Are Grading Millions of Students’ Essays - VICE November 19, 2019
Kagurazaka November 14, 2019
Dark Patterns November 14, 2019
The Future of Global Classroom Education Report by Google (PDF) November 13, 2019
Using Shortcut to make a link post November 12, 2019
To make laziness work for you, put some effort into it | Aeon Ideas November 12, 2019
Namba November 1, 2019
Scientists Now Know How Sleep Cleans Toxins From the Brain | WIRED October 31, 2019
The opposite of addiction October 28, 2019
Team Based Learning in Phnom Penh October 25, 2019
Bladerunner October 22, 2019
The reunion October 14, 2019
The sento, the public bath October 10, 2019
Travels with the Korean fish October 10, 2019
Everything octopus in Akashi October 9, 2019
The precious October 1, 2019
Cute but danger August 30, 2019
The child of all nations August 22, 2019
A fair explainer on the Kashmir issue August 22, 2019
The warmest summer August 14, 2019
China has started a grand experiment in AI education. It could reshape how the world learns. - MIT Technology Review August 11, 2019
The eyes have it all August 3, 2019
Understanding a city via what people read July 28, 2019
Vijaya May 15, 2019
Drinking water by the street in Rangoon May 11, 2019
Cine Lux and the Ahp in Phnom Penh April 30, 2019
She is prettiest at night April 16, 2019
Egg and onion prata in Singapore March 16, 2019
Better late than never, the physical dual SIM Hong Kong iPhone March 5, 2019
The kitten that rescued us from the humdrum March 3, 2019
The Cc Zombies February 18, 2019
Peeping into India February 3, 2019
The kingdom of noise January 11, 2019
Uyghur food in Osaka January 4, 2019
Hello stinky tofu January 2, 2019
Best laid curry December 16, 2018
First cut is the deepest December 5, 2018
Simple shoes November 17, 2018
Indonesian books and an Afghan movie November 11, 2018
I will possess your city November 10, 2018
Apple in China November 2, 2018
Such a cute November 1, 2018
The mysterious loss-making yet expanding foreign fast-food chains in Vietnam October 23, 2018
Garlands at the foot of the mountain (movie) October 21, 2018
The red cloth monkey dolls or migawari-zaru October 13, 2018
Using this phone for five years September 29, 2018
Hostel culture and travels in South East Asia September 20, 2018
The gent from India and the curries September 15, 2018
The Indonesian diversity September 2, 2018
The Enemy Within, a book covering the recent events in Burma September 1, 2018
The dolls of Awashima Jinja August 30, 2018
Vada Pav, a street snack from Bombay August 20, 2018
How to impress your Kirghiz friend August 19, 2018
A terrible country, a novel about Russia August 1, 2018
Late stage capitalism July 20, 2018
The last tram line in Vladivostok July 19, 2018
The Hidden Elephant is the reason one should walk up a nondescript staircase July 15, 2018
Cindy and Banh Beo July 14, 2018
Tribes and peoples July 9, 2018
Asia Overland, perhaps the best travel guidebook ever July 7, 2018
Downtown Rangoon July 3, 2018
Revisiting the cutest bookseller June 26, 2018
The quiet Americans June 25, 2018
Last mile delivery in Rangoon June 24, 2018
The secret colorful alley in downtown Rangoon June 20, 2018
The meeting that changed the world June 16, 2018
The turtle lake in Saigon May 27, 2018
Affordance May 5, 2018
Meeting hacks for South East Asia April 24, 2018
Finding more about a book or topic via podcasts April 2, 2018
The villa at 176 Pasteur April 2, 2018
The Russian dolls in Vietnam March 17, 2018
Finding Russia in Vietnam February 20, 2018
A Central Asian cafe in Nha Trang February 20, 2018
The learners in Vietnam February 19, 2018
Small things mostly January 20, 2018
Abandoned building in Saigon January 14, 2018
Playing with a stegosaur December 25, 2017
Thought I’d died and gone to heaven December 15, 2017
The new Korean idol November 30, 2017
もったいない, do not waste October 26, 2017
A forest in the middle of Tokyo October 6, 2017
I am home, the love of free food September 30, 2017
The ritual September 23, 2017
Stay in Phrom Phong when you come to Bangkok September 10, 2017
Ticket to Childhood August 19, 2017
Something magical always happens in the alleys August 17, 2017
The che seller at Nguyen Thai Binh July 30, 2017
The art of traveling light May 30, 2017
The art of getting lost meet in Phnom Penh May 27, 2017
Ocean, Vung Tau May 21, 2017
A return to Ipoh May 17, 2017
All you have to do is exist May 9, 2017
Rangoon aerodrome May 2, 2017
Saigon travel notes April 24, 2017
A cay evi or a Turkish tea house in Hong Kong March 17, 2017
Amplified dog January 18, 2017
5 Ways Total Strangers Can Make Your Trip Better - The New York Times January 11, 2017
The un-conferences and open schools across South East Asia December 25, 2016
Airpods, end of tangled cables December 22, 2016
A face in the crowd December 16, 2016
Visiting campus in Hanoi December 12, 2016
The ice cream shop by the lake in Hanoi November 30, 2016
Worst enemy November 23, 2016
Worst enemy November 23, 2016
The eyes have it all by Ruskin Bond November 15, 2016
Eating bugs in Yamanashi, Japan October 29, 2016
Surviving a shave October 22, 2016
A girl called Brown October 16, 2016
Rain for me is a good excuse to find a new hiding places September 22, 2016
Large dark object that makes familiar sounds August 14, 2016
The Chinatown in Jakarta July 31, 2016
China’s coming war with Asia - I am ready to defect July 31, 2016
Tra Chanh and Umeshu July 23, 2016
Vietnamese cool in Burma June 6, 2016
Takoyaki laments May 14, 2016
The cutest bookseller in the world May 8, 2016
Beach combing in Niigata April 16, 2016
Down by the mekong delta April 12, 2016
Collecting secret places March 1, 2016
I can help you find a lover September 30, 2015
Talking about getting lost in Saigon September 21, 2015
For the love of free food July 1, 2015
The contraband April 28, 2015
Twig as toothbrush March 23, 2015
Did you ever hear about the girls in China? March 12, 2015
Good Day Books, a delightful English bookshop in Tokyo August 11, 2014
Takadanobaba, the Little Burma of Tokyo August 10, 2014
Time travel via outdated travel guides July 30, 2014
Finally, I can apply for that graduate program May 11, 2014
Something wonderful always happens May 4, 2014
The reader March 25, 2014
Bandhobi, a movie about an unlikely friendship March 23, 2014
The WIFI girl March 8, 2014
Saigonese rock music from the 1970s March 4, 2014
The last days of Zone 9 January 1, 2014
Dear public speaker, do not be a stranger December 10, 2013
The dynabook November 12, 2013
Too many gadgets August 3, 2013
The cat from across the border July 15, 2013
Chemistry lessons in rural Java May 30, 2013
Singapore’s Lucky Plaza is a good place for stuff from the Philippines March 14, 2013
The Internet Journal in Burma December 12, 2012
Firefox phone November 19, 2012
Come Undone, iPad as the primary work device October 4, 2012
An old raincoat won’t ever let you down August 16, 2012
Handbags and gladrags June 10, 2012
Bokhara or Samarkand? November 27, 2011
Huddlespaces, the oasis of the modern age November 21, 2011
Container terminal 9 November 11, 2011
The art of getting lost and traveling without at plan November 9, 2011
Helping teachers engage learners better July 29, 2011
Mayflowers and Barcamp in Chiang Mai May 23, 2011
Cambodian food in Singapore, exotic stuff too April 27, 2011
Using wikis with healthcare learners (and an international class) April 26, 2011
Using the iPhone as a light meter April 20, 2011
QR codes in Thailand March 17, 2011
WikiReader, the offline wikipedia gadget February 18, 2011
Raohe street night market February 11, 2011
Kori rotti November 20, 2010
The ocean August 30, 2010
The Red Telephone July 19, 2010
A remote guest joins our travel meet July 10, 2010
Interesting phone stand May 5, 2010
Cambodian Comics March 23, 2010
Pocket WiFi February 2, 2010
Ika tokkuri, the dried squid decanter December 17, 2009
Cham ruins at My Son November 29, 2009
Across the Sea of Japan May 15, 2008
The Infobar May 1, 2008
iwinkd, tag real world objects April 4, 2008
The bang bang, the stick-men of Chongqing November 11, 2007
At the Cambodian Blogger Summit July 26, 2007
An electronics mall and internet messaging in China April 19, 2007
Making mochi, and a mochi robot April 4, 2007
Personal and business cards in China and Japan, and Moo Cards March 26, 2007
Oni go away February 2, 2007
Deja vu in Zhuhai January 23, 2007
Mobile content distribution in Indonesia January 4, 2007
The Tibetan enclave in Delhi December 29, 2006
Postmen in the mountains November 28, 2006
Games, Mixi and Virtual Worlds November 1, 2006
Accessibility in everyday life in Japan. October 30, 2006
The heat in Nanchang August 30, 2006
Chicken rice, go to KFC August 27, 2006
Its too hot here March 15, 2006
Reading naughty Vietnamese poems March 14, 2006
War things as flower pots February 25, 2006
Learning math — the fun North Korean way February 8, 2006
Eating mochi January 26, 2006
My Daruma doll January 14, 2006
Postcards make me happy January 8, 2006
A reader’s social network from China, Douban January 3, 2006
Sushi stall in Thailand — time travel to Edo Japan December 4, 2005
Shamian Dao, my little hiding place in Guangzhou November 22, 2005
An Italian Spy in China November 6, 2005
Ramayana November 1, 2005
Cute Li Yun October 20, 2005
Happy Rakhi day August 20, 2005
Sign language used by Vietnamese drivers August 12, 2005
Vegetable shopping on the Mekong river August 7, 2005
What does Beondegi taste like? July 30, 2005
The Unagi eating day - doyooz ushino hi July 29, 2005
The joy of libraries July 21, 2005
My serve the people canvas bag July 11, 2005
Tibetan food in Chengdu July 5, 2005
The incident with the red pencils June 30, 2005
Michael Palin’s Himalayan journey June 16, 2005
May I distrouble you? June 3, 2005
Reminiscing things Russian May 15, 2005
Outsourcing May 7, 2005
Sorry sir, no alcohol May 2, 2005
Fresh from the hive April 17, 2005
My kind of pub in Mae Sot, Thailand April 11, 2005
Why I always love Burma April 9, 2005
88 and 521, bye bye and I love you April 8, 2005
Online trust via personal stories April 2, 2005
A Korean travelogue about India March 25, 2005
1960s distance learning in China February 3, 2005
Netbars in Chengdu January 25, 2005
Demand for KFC Soaring in China January 23, 2005
The Yeren, Yeti’s cousin in central China January 19, 2005
Eating cute things January 6, 2005
The fortune teller, 3D nudes, and Fahrenheit 451 in Chengdu January 5, 2005
From Bangkok to Chengdu January 4, 2005
Why must we buy China’s food December 15, 2004
The Attic, memoir of a Chinese landlord’s son November 27, 2004
The power of nostalgia October 2, 2004
To make a little girl smile August 11, 2004
Across the Sungai Kolok, from Thailand to Malaysia June 18, 2004
Where are the tourists? June 16, 2004
On the border with Myanmar, Mae Hong Son May 10, 2004
“Happy Songkran” in Chiang Mai April 11, 2004
Made in India, in China April 9, 2004
Borderlands April 4, 2004
The golden lotus February 27, 2004
Foolish throws in an ancient town February 16, 2004
We were playing Wargames February 11, 2004
Funny Building January 30, 2004
A poem for LingLing January 13, 2004
The lantern show In Zigong January 2, 2004
Sometimes, it is good to tell a lie December 12, 2003
Ostalgia December 10, 2003
Under the deep blue Mongolian sky November 23, 2003
The angry stele in Xian November 5, 2003
My favourite city October 31, 2003
Archaeological find October 22, 2003
The dream of robots July 3, 2003
Taking a wrong bus in the Korean South June 20, 2003
The best place to practice Japanese language in Thailand March 16, 2003
Chairman Mao was a good boy March 8, 2003
Of course, we love Ayumi March 6, 2003
Building future nostalgia March 2, 2003
Man may build January 5, 2003
What am I doing here? December 15, 2002
Dinner with Lynn December 1, 2002
The world in her eyes November 10, 2002
Endless party August 9, 2002
In the heart of darkness July 16, 2002
A picture tells a thousand stories July 10, 2002
In Nanjing June 15, 2002
The streets of Georgetown (Penang, Malaysia) May 15, 2002
The art of lost March 16, 2002
The island of mystery and magic, Siquijor March 16, 2002
To the end of East (in Tonga) February 14, 2002
Trying Kawa in Fiji February 2, 2002
A song for every person you meet December 30, 2001
The land of a million smiles December 30, 2001
The giant in Lao PDR December 26, 2001
Rambo in water December 20, 2001
The ao dai calendar December 12, 2001
The Vietnamese dub December 10, 2001
Solar charging in Yunnan November 9, 2001
Here no longer be dragons, high Tibet September 12, 2001
I want to stay June 10, 2001
Gazing across the straits, in Gulangyu February 20, 2001
The other side of the Himalayas February 14, 2001
A snake snack January 31, 2001
Childhood music October 17, 2000
Commodore 64, my first computer May 16, 2000