Posts on quality, life, culture, the media, news & tech with a twist & a slice of Limey. I moved my blog to http://renaissancehambara.jp in December 2006, go there for the latest content.
Do Japanese Dream of Electronic Sheep
In a society famous for its neon cities, long office hours, horrendous commutes, indulgence
in even more methamphetamine
abuse than an Australian roadtrain
driver and cramming programmes for infant schoolchildren you may expect sleeping to be a problem.
You'd be right
Its also big business, Matsushita
(the mega-corp behind Panasonic, Technics and JVC) will be launching later this year a 'sleeping room package that consists of a plasma screen TV, a tricked-out bed and ambient sound recordings. This is expected to sell for about 20,000 GBP.
In the UK we have Big Brother...