Japan is a fascinating country. From provision of vending machines containing clothes and shoes, to E – TAF automatic doors that open shifting accordingly to your body shape; the Japanese incorporate technology into their everyday lives.
The source of Japan’s technological advancement is undoubtedly from the youth of Japan. Statistics show that among 34 OECD countries Japanese students performance levels rank second in mathematics and first in science. Japan spends around 3.59% of GDP in public spending on education. Only 0.93% of females aged 15 – 19 have no education. The Japanese education system involves 9 years of compulsory education (grades 1- 9) and students begin school at the age of 7. Japanese people are well in touch with technology, as 93.3% of the population uses it, China’s percentage stands lower at 53.1 percent.
The Japanese have a deserved reputation for being tech innovators. ‘The bullet train is not modernity itself. It is the product of modernity.’ ‘It is this modernity that we would be fortunate to be able to import from Japan.’ Japan has been running the bullet train for over 50 years and it covers the entire country.
A couple of years ago, the remote north eastern state of Hokkaido were also made accessible by bullet train. This was after the construction of a tunnel under the sea.
Japan is in my opinion……Subscribe to Readmore………