My much anticipated 1st blog post

I am starting a blog about my work and interests in technology and art. I will be adding new posts as well as retroactive entries. Any posts dated prior to January 3rd, 2015 were added retroactively and dated to describe when the event happened or when the project launched. This blog is going to be in English and Japanese.

自分の仕事、そしてテクノロジーとアートに関するブログを立ち上げました。新しい記事だけでなく、過去の出来事やプロジェクトなども加えていきます。2015年1月3日以前の日付の記事は全て、後に過去の実際の日付を添えて書かれたものです。英語と日本語の両方で記事を書こうと思います。

TheDrum Article on Creative technologists from R/GA New York

The UK media and marketing publication The Drum asked me and my fellow creative technologist Joe to show them our desks and talk about what inspires us.

メディアマーケティングの情報誌を発行しているイギリスのThe Drum。各界のクリエーティブテクノロジストのデスクまわりや、インスピレーション源についてのインタビューシリーズが好評のようで、私と同僚のジョーがインタビューされました。記事の日本語訳は後日付け足しますのでお楽しみに。

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Nike Innovation Summit 2012

During the 2012 Nike Innovation Summit in Lower Manhattan, Nike announced their new Bluetooth and sensor-enabled Nike+ sneaker. For the event, they asked us to create the software that visualized the live data received from the sneakers via Bluetooth, as the athletes on the stage performs dunks, foot fires and jump ropes. In the multi-player mode, the players were able to compete against each other. The software was used during the live presentation on the big screen, as well as on the several kiosk screens set up at the TrialZone area for the media coverage.

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