The Tech Inside Kyoto’s Geisha Houses: TM 128 (feat. Kate Lanxon)

This week on a very special episode of TECH'S MESSAGE Nate and his wife Kate Lanxon discuss their experiences of technology throughout their tour of Japan, through Tokyo, Kyoto and Nara. Topics include:

- The inside story of tech inside a traditional geisha house (okiya) in Kyoto’s Gion district

- How printing documents is difficult as all hell

- How using Google Translate’s real-time optical translation helped us in convenience stores, using machines and more

- The lack of self-service checkouts

- Apple Maps is unexpectedly brilliant in Japan. Who knew!?

- Pokemon Go is still very much a thing here, at least in the Akihabara district.