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TO GO WITH STORY Lifestyle-technology-Japan-language-IT by Miwa Suzuki Akihiro Matsumura, a University student uses his tablet computer in Tokyo on June 19, 2013. Matsumura spent hundreds of hours learning the intricate Chinese characters that make up a part of written Japanese. He can rely on his smartphone, tablet and laptop to remember them for him. Computers and smartphones have relieved youngsters of the need to remember how to write the thousands of Chinese characters or kanji in use across East Asia. AFP PHOTO / Yoshikazu TSUNO (Photo credit should read YOSHIKAZU TSUNO/AFP/Getty Images)
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TO GO WITH STORY Lifestyle-technology-Japan-language-IT by Miwa Suzuki Akihiro Matsumura, a University student uses his tablet computer in Tokyo on June 19, 2013. Matsumura spent hundreds of hours learning the intricate Chinese characters that make up a part of written Japanese. He can rely on his smartphone, tablet and laptop to remember them for him. Computers and smartphones have relieved youngsters of the need to remember how to write the thousands of Chinese characters or kanji in use across East Asia. AFP PHOTO / Yoshikazu TSUNO (Photo credit should read YOSHIKAZU TSUNO/AFP/Getty Images)
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LifestyletechnologyJapanlanguageIT by Miwa Suzuki Akihiro Matsumura a... News Photo 171460641Computer,Digital Tablet,Education,Horizontal,Japan,Student,Technology,Tokyo Prefecture,UniversityPhotographer Collection: AFP 2013 AFPTO GO WITH STORY Lifestyle-technology-Japan-language-IT by Miwa Suzuki Akihiro Matsumura, a University student uses his tablet computer in Tokyo on June 19, 2013. Matsumura spent hundreds of hours learning the intricate Chinese characters that make up a part of written Japanese. He can rely on his smartphone, tablet and laptop to remember them for him. Computers and smartphones have relieved youngsters of the need to remember how to write the thousands of Chinese characters or kanji in use across East Asia. AFP PHOTO / Yoshikazu TSUNO (Photo credit should read YOSHIKAZU TSUNO/AFP/Getty Images)