Japanese Timber Frame - Stones and Sills

We are excited to share this new project, which is an extension of our house using Japanese style joinery. The frame is 12x22 with a 6' cantilevered porch/balcony. Granite boulders were purchased from a Lexington KY landscaping supplier. The base frame has 6 stones, with 12 or 8 foot spans between them depending on direction. This sill timber matrix has 5x5 posts of virginia pine, and 5x9 sill beams of white pine. All wood has been dried about 2 years now. The site has a drop of about 6 feet overall.

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Day in the Life of a Japanese Game Programmer

A Japanese Game Developer working in Tokyo Japan. This is the programmer life in Japan.  As a Japanese game programmer you'll see what it is like commuting to work in Tokyo and going to work at one of the largest Video Game Studios in Japan as well as working with other Japanese video game developers, software engineers, video game devs, game designers and even Japanese game directors for a major Japanese Video Game studio.  We follow Masa, a 23 year old, Japanese programmer, throughout his workday and witness what he does during his Japanese working hours as a Japanese game programmer at the Bandai Namco Studios office in Tokyo.  We'll even interact with directors from popular Japanese video game titles such as Tekken and CodeVein.  Plus we'll get to see what a Japanese programmer from one of the large Video Game companies in Japan does after work with friends.  This look inside a Japanese game dev's life is pretty unique and should provide some insight for those people who want to work in Japan as a game developer or game programmer.  Also, this day in the life of a Japanese programmer will show you what it takes to be a Japanese programmer.  As you would expect, most of the work day is spent programming and coding, but there are other unique aspects of the Japanese programmers life we are able to see in this video.  

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