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Laziness is the deadbeat dad of invention

I am sure I will be writing more about this little theory later. I’ve thought about it for a long while; And am more and more convinced of the “truthiness” of it. If Necessity is the mother…, Laziness is the deadbeat dad of invention -Tori Taiyo Johnson ©2020 Benfii.com

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BENFII – Benjamin Franklin Invented the Internet

If I have seen further it is by standing on the shoulders of Giants. – Sir Isaac Newton I am writing this extremely short blurb in a hurry. It will be a series of posts here on Benfii.com.  This short write up is to explain the premise of a much larger writing project I hope […]

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Yasuke! The first foreign samurai and inspiration behind the Yasuke Japanese Language Immersion Method

In the late 1500s an African slave – and servant/bodyguard to Jesuit missionaries traversing Asia – set foot in Japan.

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Parody Song – Let’s Go Ride Some Bikes

“Let’s go ride some bikes, Up to ZhongShan heights.

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Teach your children English with these public domain children’s books

I won’t be explaining public domain here. I might do that later. Or you can google. Here just a link to a collection of 6,000 free children’s books. https://ufdc.ufl.edu/baldwin/all/thumbs

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Getting Covid19 Small Business relief through the SBA

A very messy post of just some resources about the SBA’s programs for Covid19 relief (and the fact that I am looking into it for my business and a close acquaintance’s business)

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Lies People Tell – Starting your own business equals success, riches, and happy awesomeness

I don’t know you, but (unless you have a special affinity for business) I am willing to bet I have read more business websites, magazines, books, and biographies than you. For example, I know by heart that the Dewey decimal system code for the business section of the library is 826. And I’ll end my […]

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Taiwan Business Visa research – renting at a business incubator

In getting a business visas, one possible avenue is to rent at a government recognized business incubator. Today I saw an advertisement for one here in Kaohsiung, Taiwan. Something to look into… More info: List of incubators DaGou (打狗) startup park Pier2 Ko-In

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WordPress just got a whole lot better :-o

With the latest releases of WordPress, the nearly ubiquitous (powers a large % of the world’s websites) CMS have finally gotten closer to a true CMS (instead of being merely a blogging tool) . It is now much more like the highly customizable Expression Engine CMS. How so?

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日本手話の興味を持つ

  今日、日本手話のウイキペディアの記事を読むことにして、おもしろかったです。 https://ja.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/%E6%97%A5%E6%9C%AC%E6%89%8B%E8%A9%B1 韓国手話、台湾手話、日本手話は単語において60%(諸説あり)ほど共通しているという報告もある。これが事実だとすれば、日本による統治(日本統治時代の朝鮮、日本統治時代の台湾)の影響であると考えられている   つまり、韓国手話、台湾手話、日本手話は日本手話語族に属しています。      

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