I was reviewing the draft of my column for the November issue (to be released at the end of the month), and I thought it was redundant, so I had to delete some phrases.
I've written a lot about those of us Japanese who are just crazy about the TOEIC in Japan, but don't want to go abroad and don't have the ability to use foreign talent
In this survey, I was shocked to learn that children's IT education, which has finally started in Japan, is almost 20 years behind that of the UK and the US, and I was also shocked at the small budget for IT R&D in Japan (*).
Most of the Japanese Nobel laureates have not been enrolled in Japanese universities, and I wonder how they can be called "proud of Japan".
There were a few of my colleagues who started their own businesses (they were all unpleasant, but certainly brilliant), but I haven't heard their names since, and I still wonder if our country was supporting them properly.
I think the only Japanese company that had the potential to be like GAFA was NTT Docomo's "i-mode".
Many times I have seen young researchers' ideas for new Internet services crushed by a single word from a senior executive: "Give me an estimate of the market size and cost-effectiveness," and I have seen them become demoralized, exhausted by Excel calculations.