Ryan Kopf's Blog

First Days In TokyoMar 9, 5pm

Less than twelve hours after my flight lands in Tokyo, and I found myself with enough to write an entire novel of my adventures.

Ideal Japan ItineraryMar 7, 4pm

I've finally created my ideal Japan itinerary, covering major points along Tokyo, Kyoto, and all the way across to Kagoshima and Hiroshima.

Learn Japanese GamesMar 2, 4pm

Learning Japanese is going to be tough if you attempt to learn an entire dictionary's worth of vocabulary through memorization and repetition.

Learning Kanji and vocabulary more easily.Feb 28, 12pm

Often, to memorize something people will try to simple repeat it over and over until they've got it, only to notice that by the next day they've forgotten it entirely.

Planning for Japan TripFeb 27, 2pm

I hope to visit Japan in the next month to get an opportunity to really experience the culture and language, and hopefully use some of it to apply towards making the conventions even better.

Some Technology Petitions To SupportFeb 25, 4pm

If you're a regular user of the internet like I am, you just might care about what the future of your internet looks like.

Con Registration Badge UpgradesFeb 22, 4am

One of the best parts about being a computer scientist (can I just say scientist.

AniMinneapolis Adds Monica RialFeb 22, 2am

Monica Rial is an ultra popular voice actress known for characters like Mey-Rin in Black Butler, Mirajane in Fairy Tail, and Shiro in Deadman Wonderland.

Iowa City Owl's Top Stories EverDec 26, 3pm

Looking back, I made a list of Iowa City Owl's top stories ever - stories that generally had 100 times more views than any others.

Adwords Quality Score 10/10 UpdateOct 18, 1am

Last week I posted about how to work towards getting a better quality score in Google Adwords, and since then I've been experimenting even more.
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