Mat Smith

Senior Editor
Mat once failed an audition to be the Milkybar Kid: an advert creation that pushed white chocolate on gluttonous British children. Two decades later, having repressed that early rejection, he completed a three-year teaching stint in Japan with help from world-class internet and a raft of bizarre DS titles. After a few weeks back in the UK, he's recently returned to Japan, heading up our coverage of a country that's obsessed with technology -- often in very unusual ways.

Articles by Mat Smith

08.08.16
ESA plans to study the wind by shooting lasers from space
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ESA plans to study the wind by shooting lasers from space

The project will offer greater insight into how the heck wind works.

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08.02.16
'Pokémon Go' makers explain why they blocked third-party apps
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'Pokémon Go' makers explain why they blocked third-party apps

The developers say third-party services were 'interfering with our ability to maintain quality of service for our users'.

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