Born 1982 in Oita, Japan. Isshu Rakusai has been developed user-friendly softwares. His most popular work is the "Kami copi", a scrapbook software, which Rakusai designed during his sophomore year in high school. Other works include "Kaze" an e-mail service software that allows you to send e-mails without using the address book; and "Takenoko" an file management system using zooming technique. Isshu Rakusai is interested in civil activities, user-friendly computer technologies such as human interface, etc..
NOTA has been adopted by IPA (Information-technology promotion Agency, Japan) as one of the best programs for "Unexplored Software Creation Projects 2003" and has been developed with its full support.
Chie Igarashi (Translator)
NOTA Network, an open-source community supporting the development of NOTA was started in 2005. It is a Network / Community of about 40 volunteers (researchers, students, companies, etc,) open to anyone who is interested in participating. You don't have to be a programmer to be a member of this network. Share your ideas with Rakusai and the members of NOTA Network and be a part of the NOTA Network. Come and join our workshops and help us spread NOTA to the world.