New look at old Edo’s window to the West

Japan's seclusion policy (sakoku) from the early 17th to the mid-19th century is commonly studied from the point of view of the bakufu, the Tokugawa government in Edo that exercised central control over the other domains of the realm. Much research has also been directed...

Google Launches URL Shortener

Goodle has now launched it’s own URL shortener under the goo.gl domain in the ccTLD of Greenland. The service is not offered as a standalone service at this point, but is instead embedded into Google Toolbar and Feedburner. ...