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The app “Spacework” helps you find one-day jobs. It was officially released in September 2017, and registrations have exceeded 10,000 as of August 2018. The app is run by the company Spacelook. Representative Reo Taniguchi found the company when he was 17, and continues to take on new challenges to achieve his mission of “promoting a new way of working to the world”. Spacelook itself is a pioneer of a new corporate structure.

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There’s a reason why the long-standing myth of ‘left-brain’ vs. ‘right-brain’ is deeply rooted in popular culture. The belief that one’s way of thinking is dominated by either the left side of the brain (which is responsible for analytical reasoning and thought) or the right (which is responsible for creative and holistic thought) is a nice metaphor that captures two very different yet both essential mindsets in order for us to properly function in our everyday lives. So, where does innovation fit in?

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Inclusion Tech Japan is a community-driven initiative led by tech professionals focused on raising awareness for underrepresented minorities in the tech industry. Their first event held this week at Pivotal Labs Tokyo discussed the topic of promotions as well as better relationship-building techniques with your manager. Event speakers were Yui Anzai, Product Manager at Pivotal, Meghan Radke, Product Designer at Pivotal and finally Yan Fan, CTO and co-founder of Code Chrysalis

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This year’s TIA Tokyo event brought to us some incredible speakers including Alexis Ohanian, co-founder of Reddit and Initialized Capital. Despite there being a pot of gold glistening at the main stage of the venue, it was puzzling to see that not many tech Tokyoites had treasured this opportunity to learn from such influential leaders in tech (Tokyo Game Show was on during the same week).

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