Tech and tradition

  • Mysteries and laser-precision at the Gion festival
  • Mysteries and laser-precision at the Gion festival Mysteries and laser-precision at the Gion festival

Fascinatingly, the Gion festival hides both centuries old mysteries and technical innovations. A month ago, one of these mysteries brought the Japan Broadcasting Corporation (NHK) to the Dutch town of Rijswijk.

 

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  • A chat with Hiroshi Ishiguro
  • A chat with Hiroshi Ishiguro

At ATR I also talked with Hiroshi Ishiguro from HIL. He’s well-known, inside and outside of Japan for making humanoid robots, especially because of the robot he made as a copy of himself. I met with him, his Geminoid and also a Telenoid in his lab.

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On Designboom I read about Hiroshi Sugimoto, Japanese photographer and artist, who has created an unique temporary glass pavillion at Le Stanze del Vetro in Venice.

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Japan seems to be a football loving country, especially if the enthousiasm of the neigbourhood children playing football in the street is a good way to measure that. Continue Reading