Back to Contents of Issue: July 2003

The Editor's page

Lucille Craft (The Sakhalin Oil Boom, Part 1, page 28) is a Tokyo-based producer and reporter for "The Nightly Business Report" on PBS TV. Her writing on Japanese and Asian business, politics, society and culture has appeared in the Asian Wall Street Journal, the Washington Post and other publications, and she can be heard on National Public Radio and Public Radio International. She is the founder of the Kuril Island Network (www.kurilnature .org/), a nature conservation group.

David Wolman (The Sakhalin Oil Boom, Part 2, page 34) is a Sapporo-based journalist whose writing has been featured in Forbes, New Scientist, Business.2.0, MIT Technology Review and the San Jose Mercury News. He is a Boston native and a San Francisco transplant who graduated from Middle-bury College and holds a degree in journalism from Stanford University. He is living in Hokkaido for one year on a Fulbright Fellowship. In 1997-98, he lived in Aichi Prefecture, working for international manufacturer OSG Corp.

John Alderman (IPv6: Asia's Agent of Change, page 24) is the author of Sonic Boom, a book about the online music phenomenon that was named a "notable book of 2002" by the New York Times. Alderman's writing traces the intersections of culture, technology and business and has been featured in the Guardian, Wired, Interior Design and many other publications. He currently lives in Tokyo, where his band Three Day Stubble once headlined a sold-out show at Shibuya's Club Quattro.

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