How Long Until Robots Start Harming Humans (いつロボットが人間を害するような存在になり始めるか)

Abstract Peoples’ lives are surrounded by technology and it helps to make our lives easier. It is usually a good thing for technology to develop more and more but it also comes along with dangers too. A robot is one basic technology that shows how technology can develop by what it can do. Because of the development of technology, it might become possible for robots to harm people by their own decision. I will discuss the threat of robots and Read More …

The Feasibility of Japan Phasing Out the Use of Nuclear Power Plants (日本の原子力発電所停止の可能性)

Abstract: The Fukushima Nuclear Power Plant’s meltdown caused by the earthquake and subsequent tsunami on March 11th of 2011, raised awareness of the dangers implicit with Nuclear energy. Even though many people have been suffering directly and indirectly because of the accident, some policymakers are still debating whether to reactivate Japan’s nuclear power plants or not. Nuclear energy has been considered clean energy by many researchers, but still it can have a huge negative impact on the environment. This exploratory Read More …

SNS Caveats and its Direct Impact on Users (SNS注意事項とユーザー影響について)

Abstract: In recent years, many Social Network Services (SNS) websites and applications have flooded the Internet, our computers and smartphones. For some time, the main appeal of SNSs was the fact that they allow us to connect to friends whenever they are close by or in a remote location. Nowadays, understanding the repercussions of SNSs has become a very difficult task as SNSs are used not only for friendship connections but have also speeded out into many areas of our Read More …

The Influence of Technology for Japanese EFL Students (第二言語を英語とする日本の学生に対するテクノロジーの影響)

Abstract: The Influence of technology is wide and many things in our daily lives are affected by technology. Nowadays, people around the world are using smartphones to receive news and message friends, copy machines to make document copies quickly and video games to entertain them during their leisure time. Technology is used every day and helps us in many aspects of our lives. Therefore, it is expected that many technology resources, mainly online ones, can help EFL students to improve Read More …