Bruno Xavier comments

Posted in: As Japan OKs law to let more foreigners in, tiny rural town wants to go further See in context

"Dartora Taniuti" is a Timorese name, but not a Brazilian name, while "Leonel Maia" is a Brazilian name and not Timorese.

I'm pretty sure in this article you have by accident switched their names and nationality.

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Posted in: Nissan ends Ghosn's two-decade reign with last-minute Renault backing See in context

This is how you say "-Thank you for everything you've done! Now our corporation is healthy again, thanks to you, and to take back control of our assets we must kick you out swiftly; we're sure you do understand. Good luck, we assume from here, bye bye!"

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Posted in: Japan aims to build prototype flying cars in 2019 See in context

If it can't break, turn around, and "fluctuate" mid-air, then it isn't a car; it's just another airplane.

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Posted in: Japanese ships leave for 'research whaling' in Antarctic Ocean See in context

Look how beautiful we are citizens of this planet; apparently in 40 years we have killed 60% of wildlife on Earth, and some people manage to say "there's no problem with this"!

https://www.worldwildlife.org/pages/living-planet-report-2018#

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Posted in: Trump says Japan treats U.S. unfairly on trade by not taking more American cars See in context

I'm not into cars, but around me I see general consensus of "American cars drink too much fuel", so most people I know avoid them due to that spread popular opinion.

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Posted in: Japan's youth suicides hit 30-year high See in context

Suicide isn't a "national crisis".

Among youths 13 to 29, it's a global epidemic. And it's directly connected to the way capitalist societies work.

However in Japan and South Korea the issue is a red-alert; to keep things in perspective: my country has almost double Japanese population yet suicide rate in Japan is 214% higher.

Combine that with low birth rates (Japan will lose 6 million nationals between 2019 ~ 2030) plus anti-immigration policy then you get the picture.

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Posted in: 51.3% in Japan support bill to accept more foreign workers: poll See in context

The refugees crisis in Europe is completely different from regulated immigration.

As long incoming foreigners are job placed and have no criminal records where they come from, there's zero reason to fear them.

Japan is a rich country, the rich need the poor to do menial work, that's how the world is. Modern Japan is faded to support more and more English speakers in the future.

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Posted in: Japan, U.S. plan military response to Chinese threat to Senkakus See in context

Send a few jets to explode the rocks... Problem solved.

Oh I forgot, politicians don't want problems to be solved, otherwise societies won't need them.

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Posted in: Japan, U.S. plan military response to Chinese threat to Senkakus See in context

A war over a few rocks in the sea.

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Posted in: In major policy shift, gov't OKs draft bill to open door wider for foreign workers See in context

For decades Japanese companies have imported Japanese descendants to work in factories for low wages.

What they want now is ability to "import anyone" regardless of race.

There's a large number of people in India, China and Philippines living on wages below $300USD a month... The intention is to import those people and pay them $600USD/month and they might come by looking at raw numbers.

What those people don't is that average cost of living in Japan is at least $2,100 USD/month and unless they live like slaves they won't any money to bring back home after 5 years of heavy work.

In other words, this is a bad deal for the foreigners and a bargain to Japanese companies.

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Posted in: Robot station security guard unveiled to media ahead of Tokyo Olympics See in context

Employ real people.

And let foreigners in, permanently?? Never!

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Posted in: Water stored at Fukushima nuclear plant still radioactive See in context

Mmm wonder where that's going to go.

Straight to Hawaii and California.

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Posted in: Facebook discloses security breach affecting 50 million users See in context

Been programming computers since I was 14.

I find it cute when you tell me to "get educated".

Facebook will only sell the information you opted to provide yourself. There's no mechanisms whatsoever to "steal" anything from you. The problem, the real problem, are people with a "show-off" mentality exposing every single details about their private life, can't really blame a marketing network to exploit general public stupidity.

It's absurdly simple to keep private life private whilst keep using marketing networks disguised as "social media". Btw AdBlock software is very easy to install and configure.

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Posted in: Facebook discloses security breach affecting 50 million users See in context

Some comments here are funny; people been watching too much Hollywood movies about hackers and visiting too many conspiracy theory hyped websites.

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Posted in: Strong typhoon nears southwest Japan See in context

And the curse goes on...

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Posted in: Bullet train operator holds drill involving knife attacker See in context

That could be solved instantly without anyone risking getting hurt...

Arm operators with Taser Gun:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AfMcjRWESVA

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Posted in: China may try to join hands with Japan to challenge U.S. See in context

In current reality Japan is still a American State and there's little that can be done about it without surrendering to China's influence. US will not let it go easily by the way.

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Posted in: Headless, limbless body found in drainage ditch in Shiga See in context

... Seems like someone there made Yakuza angry.

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Posted in: Wife of Japanese journalist held in Syria makes tearful plea for his release See in context

I clicked this page already expecting comments blaming the victim...

Well, expectations are met.

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Posted in: Fukushima nuclear plant tries image overhaul See in context

Nah... Not a rabbit, this must be Tepco's perfect mascot:

http://www.duffzone.org/references/fut/futurama_01_thumb.gif

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Posted in: Toyota's new Crown detects pedestrians approaching from behind See in context

I expect such technology to be implemented on every model by every car manufacturer, enforced by law.

This is a very important mechanism, children should never die again from cars leaving a parking lot.

Whomever developed this system, congratulations, you deserve a prize.

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Posted in: Life on Mars: Japanese astronaut dreams after lake discovery See in context

@albaleo

We are here just for a fraction of Universe's existence. Maybe "right now" we might be the only ones, but there's billions years behind us and at least 2 trillion years to after Planet Earth plus earthlings are long gone. Until the last star alive fades out and eternal darkness happens (in about 2.1 trillion years) life can happen again anywhere... "like popcorn".

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Posted in: Life on Mars: Japanese astronaut dreams after lake discovery See in context

Uchuu Kyoudai -- Space Brothers

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Posted in: YouTube aims to crack down on fake news, support journalism See in context

Oh so they're shutting down CNN's YouTube channel.

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Posted in: Akita Prefecture may be glimpse of Japan's graying future See in context

60 is the new 30s.

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Posted in: China blames U.S. for 'largest-scale trade war' as tariffs kick in See in context

We should be working with our allies to isolate China

HA! Good joke, that was a nice one.

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Posted in: What jobs will AI do within 20 years? Almost everything, it seems See in context

@Andrew Topolski

Sorry, but you're wrong.

Quantum Computers already exist and are fully functional.

Every functional job will eventually be replaced, it's just a matter of how many decades or centuries from now.

People from the future either become AI programmers or establish their own business to avoid being replaced.

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Posted in: One in four surveyed Japanese workers admits to wanting to kill boss; Osaka quake helps show why See in context

They say jump we say how high.

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Posted in: Demand for foreign workers may soften Japan's immigration rules See in context

Dear Japanese people:

NOT everybody outside Japan is a psychopath, criminal, rapist, uneducated moron.

Hope you someday understand that as much as we understand your concerns and fears of the unknown.

Peace.

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Posted in: 4-year-old boy dies after being hit by car driven by mother See in context

This happens way too often around the world. It must stop.

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