Portrait of Hiroyuki Nishimura by Christoph Niemann. Hiroyuki is the founder of the textboard 2channel (1999) where many Japanese Shift_JIS memes come from. It seems to have an even broader popularity than its English-speaking off-spring 4chan (2003).
The end of history? America's fall from grace HIROYUKI NISHIMURA, Nikkei senior staff writer Francis Fukuyama NEW YORK -- For good or ill, perceptions of the U.S. color views on democracy and capitalism. America has been more apt to disappoint than inspire in recent years, critics say. The global financial crisis, widening economic disparities, gridlocked politics and aimless foreign policy have shaken confidence in the superpower.
4chan sold to founder of hit Japanese message board