I am not quite sure how to describe ElevenPlay …. let’s say it’s a beautiful dancing company casting the best dancers to interact with robots, drones, and hardware in general- While strange at first, after watching 2 or 3 projects from them,...
As part of the festival of ideas created by INTERSECT BY LEXUS, Tokyo and in partnership with Forbes Japan – Intersect presents “Design Entrepreneur Showcase” from June 16th to July 7th, featuring prototypes highlighting business innovation through design. Visit the project website: http://www.lexus-int.com/intersect/tokyo Not...
What is Wonderwall ? Wonderwall is an interior design firm established by Masamichi Katayama, Japan. His portfolio includes a multitude of commercial spaces, such as retail spaces, restaurants and bars, as well as office showrooms, and building complexes that are...
The International Tokyo Toy Show, started this week, from 18- 21 June, at Tokyo Big Sight in the Odaiba district. The event drew 149 Japanese and 19 overseas exhibitors. Visit the website here: http://www.toys.or.jp/toyshow/outline_en.html Japan Toy Association: http://www.toys.or.jp  Link: http://ccp-jp.com/toy/  A CCP showcased...
The Air Show is happening right now in France, and I am really excited about the release of the new- A350 XWB jetliner. You can watch Paris Air Show – day 1 highlights here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ADQZ1Fbyf9w Visit Paris Air Show here:...
I started the Founder institute in March, 3 months ago; it feels longer than 3 months ago, make it the equivalent of 6 months…. The Founder Institute is the world’s largest entrepreneur training and startup launch program, helping aspiring founders...
I am a big fan of DARPA. Why? because of DRC? euhh what? What does all that mean? Ok, DARPA is the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency. The DRC stands for DARPA ROBOTICS CHALLENGE  and is a competition of robot systems...
A team of roboticists from the Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology claimed a $2 million prize on Saturday that was offered by a Pentagon research agency for developing a mobile robot capable of operating in hazardous environments. Twenty-five...
A virtual reality application called “Fusion VR,” which was developed by Korean app developer ARC Interactive, received acclaim for its innovative feature in “Asia Smartphone Application Contest Awards 2014″ by winning the “Merit Award” in the creative lifestyle category last...
Where is Kurokawa? Discover The Onsen Villiage of Kurokawa which lies deep in the valleys of Mt. Aso in Japan. Kurokawa Onsen (黒川温泉) is one of Japan’s most attractive hot spring towns, located in the middle of Kyushu about 20...