Read Paul Graham’s articles. Various topics. I’m sure something for you too.
I don’t feel work related articles should be here, so it’s there.
Got a Smart Card reader, so the fun can begin! PDF Signing This is most common, so it’s best documented. For Windows you need: https://www.jpki.go.jp/download/howto_win/index.htmlYou definitely want to read the English instructions as you’ll possibly get unhelpful screens like this: Optional: Import the root certificate as it’s documented in the English description. PDF Signing softwareContinue reading “マイナンバーカード fun!”
For anyone outside Japan this is probably not of any interest. Please pass. Nothing to see here. For me it was interesting: this is a smart card which can also use NFC, which makes it very interesting: How does it work? What data is inside? Can I look at it? Can other people look atContinue reading “Got my マイナンバーカード!”
Back from a short holiday trip in Hokkaido. Here a short summary related to COVID-19.
Summer in Japan has one drawback. Actually there are 3: it’s hot and humid. And cockroaches like that. According to this article, there’s a new thing out which seems to work very well. Having studied chemistry, I was naturally curious what it’s active ingredient is. Here is the product page from the manufacturer. The backContinue reading “Summer in Japan”