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|Tuesday, March 09, 2010|
Who among us — at least those of us who are “of an age” — has not sat before our computer and watched in bewilderment as it performed, unbidden, some bizarre function we couldn’t understand, couldn’t use and couldn’t correct?
Ed Reingold is a journalist who reported from Latin America, Africa and Pacific Asia for more than four decades. Since 1969 he has specialized in reporting on Japan, where he served as Tokyo and East Asia bureau chief for Time magazine. He retired from Time in 1992 and directed the University of Southern California's Center for International Journalism for four years. In addition he has published the books Made in Japan: Akio Morita and Sony; Chrysanthemums and Thorns, and Toyota: People, Ideas and the Challenge of the New. Reingold now lives in Portland.
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