Among collections of memos, memos in English were collected here.
|038||CIO||Chief Information Officer
Carrier is over
|076||Badge of breather coat
||Acquired at House of Scotland
241 Regent Street, London W1R 7AG UK
in Feb. 7 1993
At 6.5 Sterling Pound.
Sales Invoice 5261
|077||Verdi's Opera : "Stiffelio"
||Saw in BBC's live TV in Feb. 6th 1993 being broadcasted simultaneously
on the occasion of my trip to London.
Sung in Italian.
Stiffelio by the tenor Jose Carreras,
Malina by the soprano Catharine Marthtani,
Rafaelo by ---
Conducted by Edward Downes,
Chorus and Orchestra by Royal Opera House, Covent Garden.
Principles of Decentralization of GM by A. Sloan
Technology plays a central role.
Confederation; Team of people in different companies would routinely work together, concurrently rather than sequentially, via computer networks in real times.
Collaborative web of suppliers and customers.
-Drawbacks is the loss of control-,
Intel vs NSB semiconductor
IBM vs Intel and Microsoft.
-Point of Success-
Web of trust and shared understandings.
Find right partners with compatible goals and values.
Give the temporally organization thee right balance of freedom and control.
Vice president of outside interactions.
Vice president of virtuality.
||Hitchcock thriller about a retired police officer drawn into a complex web of deceit and betrayal after being hired to prevent an old friend's wife from committing suicide. He can't stop himself falling for her, but can he over come his fear of heights?(acrophobia)Staring James Stewart, Kim Novak and Barbara Bel Geddes.||93/2/13|
||Of all the wonderful closings in movies, one in particular comes to mind
now. A journalist has just given up, for love, the biggest story of his
life, all for the sake of a young woman. A most unlikely situation, a
dramatic confectioner's creation. Reality has no place in this fantasy.
Until the ending. And until now.
The journalist has just left the young woman to her job, which is being princess. They will not see each other again. The camera stays with him as he walks through the sepulchral rooms of some vast Roman palazzo, and his face shows every thing: the loss, the melancholy, the love, the sweetness of feelings found fleetingly, then lost irretrievably.
This scene, the end of William Wyler's Roman Holiday, is memorable for reasons that can never be taught in film school. Wyler had a fierce sense of emotional focus, and he had here a consummate movie star, Gregory Peck. But this grate scene would have been nonsense if Peck did not have something wonderful and irreplaceable to miss. He had Audrey Hepburn.
|082||Girl of 16 challenges chess champion Spassky.
||Hungarian Schoolgirl Judit Polgar meet Boris Spassky at the start of
$200,000 game Challenge in Budapest.
She is the yougest player ever to qualify for the men's international grand master classification.
|125||What is OTTFFSSE||ONE,TWO,THREE,FOUR,FIVE,SIX,SEVEN,EIGHT||92/2/9|
|245||EBONICS||English spoken by African American.||97/1/25|
|247||TFT||Thin Film Transistor
LCD:Liquid Crystal Display
|359||googol||googol=10^100 = 100th power of 10||99/4/1|
|418||Metcalfe's Law||which says that the usefulness of a network is proportional to the
square of the number of people it connects.
The point is not that networks necessarily face diminishing rather than increasing returns; rather it is that increasing returns are by no means guaranteed. Against Metcalfe's Law must be set DeLong's Law (after Berkeley's Brad DeLong, who has made this point several times): in building a network, you tend to do the most valuable connections first. Is the net effect increasing or diminishing returns? It can go either way.
The Victorian Internet, a history of the rise of the telegraph. terrific little book by Tom Standage
|419||Moore's law||Moore's law itself predicts that the power of silicon chips will double,
and that their cost will halve, every 18 months or so until the cows come
|429||THE ILOVEYOU WORM/VIRUS||ILOVEYOU is both a "virus" and "worm." Worms propagate themselves
through networks; viruses destroy files and replicate themselves by
manipulating files. The damage resulting from this particular hybrid-which
includes overwhelmed e-mail systems and lost files--is limited to users of
the Microsoft Windows operating system.
ILOVEYOU typically comes in the form of an e-mail message from someone the recipient knows with an attachment called LOVE-LETTER-FOR-YOU.TXT.VBS. The attachment is a Visual Basic Script (VBS) file. 1 As long as recipients do not run the attached file, their systems will not be affected and they need only to delete the e-mail and its attachment. When opened and allowed to run, however, ILOVEYOU attempts to send copies of itself using Microsoft Outlook (an electronic mail software program) to all entries in all of the recipient's address books. It attempts to infect the Internet Relay Chat (IRC) program 2 so that the next time a user starts "chatting" on the Internet, the worm can spread to everyone who connects to the chat server. It searches for picture, video, and music files and attempts to overwrite or replace them with a copy of itself. In addition, the worm/virus further attempts to install a password-stealing program that would become active when the recipient opened Internet Explorer 3 and rebooted the computer. However, Internet accounts set up to collect to stolen passwords were reportedly disabled early in the attack.
The worm/viruses also appeared in different guises--labeled as "Mother's Day," "Joke," "Very Funny," among others. These variants retriggered disruptions because they allowed the worm/virus to bypass filters set up earlier to block ILOVEYOU. At least 14 different versions of the virus have been identified. One, with the subject header "VIRUS ALERT!!!", was reportedly even more dangerous than the original because it was also able to overwrite system files critical to computing functions.
The difference between ILOVEYOU and other recent viruses, such as the Melissa virus, which surfaced about this time last year, is the speed at which it spread. Soon after initial reports of the worm/virus surfaced in Asia on May 4, ILOVEYOU proliferated rapidly throughout the rest of the world. By 6 p.m. the same day, Carnegie-Mellon's CERT Coordination Center 4 had received over 400 direct reports involving more than 420,000 Internet hosts. One reason ILOVEYOU multiplied much faster than Melissa was that it came during the work week, not the weekend. Moreover, ILOVEYOU sent itself to everyone on the recipient's e-mail lists, rather than just the first 50 addressees as Melissa did.
Prepared Testimony of Mr. Jack Brock
Director of Government and Defense Information System
|431||Korekiyo Takahasi||One of the reasons of the rise of Japanese military power in 1930s was
attributable to the world recession started in 1929. All of us still respect
finance minister, Mr. Korekiyo Takahasi of overcoming difficult time by
increasing government spending. He did it in 1932, 4 year before John
Maynard Keynes publish famous "Employment, Interest and General Theory of
Money" in 1936.
Unfortunately, Mr. Korekiyo Takahasi was assassinated by a group of young army officers in February 26, 1936, because he was against increasing budget for military spending. After this incident, no one could stop Japanese military forces to do what they want. After Takahasi's death, high inflation occurred due to unlimited military spending and unlimited national bond issue. This is one of the reasons our Bank of Japan does not like the idea of Prof. Krugman. But what Obuch did was what Korekiyo Takahasi did in 1932.
Korekiyo Takahasi had a dramatic carrier. When he went to US in 1867 for learning, a bad man sold him as a slave. But kind person freed him and given him proper education. After coming back to Japan, he worked as government officer in various offices and finally settled in Bank of Japan.
His most brilliant success was raising necessary fund for the war against Russia. Most of the funds were prepared in England. Due to his success, he was given the name of Baron.