(shĭmä`dä), city (1990 pop. 73,810), Shizuoka prefecture, E central Honshu, Japan, on the Oi River. It is a distribution point for timber and rice and a center for woodworking, chemical, and mechanical industries.
Summary: In a crowd of over 20,000 people on the first day of Banque du Liban Accelerate, curious attendees crammed around Dentsu Science Jam's booth, watching as Kei Shimada and his team began analyzing the emotions of a volunteer.
The holistic approach to craft production is built on a broadly inclusive conception of productive activities and aims to (1) define and explicate the technology and organization of the entire production process from acquisition of necessary ingredients and product preparation to recycling of products and byproducts, and (2) understand the functions, significance and distribution of products, as well as the social conventions and institutions, social relations of workers, and value system that influenced the manufacture, use and meaning of products (Shimada 1985a, 1994a; Shimada et al.
Elsewhere for Japan, Kayoko Shimada lost in the second round of the 59-kg class on her debut at the worlds and then succumbed in the third-place playoff against Britain's Olga Butkevych, ending up fifth.
The city of Shimada, Shizuoka Prefecture decided Thursday to accept debris left by the March 2011 earthquake and tsunami in Iwate Prefecture, becoming the second municipality outside the Tohoku region following Tokyo to do so.