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Bill Nye the Science Guy with TOMODACHI Toshiba Academy in Tokyo

Aug 22, 2014 11:41 GMT Toshiba Corporation Bill Nye, the Science Guy himself, was in Tokyo at the start of August to share inspiration, advice and his quirky sense of humor with the participants in the inaugural TOMODACHI Toshiba Science and Technology Leadership Academy.

Toshiba to Exhibit at CIGRE 2014 Technical Exhibition

Aug 19, 2014 11:13 GMT Toshiba Corporation Toshiba will be present at CIGRE 2014 Technical Exhibition held at Palais des Congrés in Paris, France from 25 – 29 August, 2014.

Inaugural TOMODACHI Toshiba Science & Technology Leadership Academy a Great Success for all Involved

Aug 12, 2014 11:09 GMT Toshiba Corporation From August 2 to August 7, 16 high school students, eight from Japan, eight from the US, came together in Tokyo for the inaugural TOMODACHI Toshiba Science & Technology Leadership Academy. Following a whirlwind week of activities, the Academy culminated in a series of presentations from the students on how to overcome the problems of today’s cities and create the smart communities of tomorrow.

The TOMODACHI Toshiba Academy reaches its final day, and its biggest event

Aug 08, 2014 06:24 GMT Toshiba Corporation Since everybody came together in Tokyo last Friday, the TOMODACHI Toshiba has always been about its culminating event, the Smart Community presentations from the students. Just how did that go?

IIJ’s Matsue Data Center Park Saves 40% on Electricity by Using Outside-Air Cooling Modules

Aug 07, 2014 07:00 GMT Toshiba Corporation Toshiba has provided the first commercial outside-air cooling modules in Japan to the IIJ (Internet Initiative Japan) Matsue Data Center Park in Shimane Prefecture.

Meiji Jingu: the shrine in a forest in the heart of Tokyo

Aug 06, 2014 23:52 GMT Toshiba Corporation On Wednesday morning, the participants in TOMODACHI Toshiba Academy took a break from study and discussion to spend some time relaxing together. And what better way could there be to do that than to take a walk together?

So what kind of people take part in TOMODACHI Toshiba Academy?

Aug 06, 2014 09:17 GMT Toshiba Corporation The TOMODACHI Toshiba Academy brings together highs school students from the States and Japan. They come from diverse backgrounds, but all are smart, lively and fun to be with. Here are pen portraits of two of them.

The magic and reality of technology

Aug 06, 2014 01:02 GMT Toshiba Corporation In a visit to the Toshiba Science Museum, the participants in the TOMODACHI Toshiba Academy see technologies old and new, and are reminded that technology advances also take place in a social and economic context.

Reach for the sky with the science guy

Aug 05, 2014 04:46 GMT Toshiba Corporation On the third day of the TOMODACHI Toshiba Academy, the students and teachers take on a towering challenge, meet a special guest and advisor, and get a view of Tokyo from on high.

First Impressions of TOMODACHI Toshiba Science & Technology Leadership Academy

Aug 02, 2014 13:25 GMT Toshiba Corporation August 2nd saw the start of the inaugural TOMODACHI Toshiba Science & Technology Leadership Academy, a week-long program that brings together students and teachers from the US and Japan to work together and solve a real-world problem: how to replace today’s cities with resilient smart communities.