Public-interest Foundation East Japan Railroad Culture Foundation Railroad Museum [J] and the Tokyo University graduate school information technology graduate course are organizing the “Digital Railway Museum,” aligning with the specially planned “Time Travel Exhibit” on display at the railroad museum. They will use new exhibition techniques as a result of both parties’ collaborative research. The… Continue reading Railroad Museum And Tokyo University Open “Digital Railway Museum”
Last Friday, I was invited to Jakarta to give a keynote presentation at the Sparxup Awards 2011 event for Indonesian startups. The presentation’s topic was “Innovation, Imitation & Hyper-Localization In Asia”, and assuming some readers might be interested, I embedded it below. Here are the slides (direct link): Keynote Presentation: Sparxup 2011 Indonesia View more… Continue reading Presentation: Innovation, Imitation & Hyper-Localization (Sparxup 2011, Indonesia)
Almost a month ago, there was an international technology and start-up showcase event, which is called Echelon, at the National University of Singapore. Because of many things to do remaining after the event, I delayed making a write-up on it. I think this year’s Echelon was its second edition, and that took place on June… Continue reading Event Wrap-up: Echelon 2011 And More, A Visit To Singapore In June
The Global Mobile Internet Conference (GMIC), one of the world’s largest annual conference featuring mobile and social app trends, took place at China’s national convention center, which is located the Olympic Stadium in Beijing, Chinese capital. The two-day event celebrated its fourth edition this time, and it has been solely organized by Great Wall Club, a team of… Continue reading GMIC 2011 Beijing: Where Are Social Media Going In The World’s Largest Mobile Population?
Digital Garage, Japan’s Internet conglomerate known for operating price comparison portal Kakaku.com and helping Twitter’s business operation, held a semiyearly conference event last week, which is called the New Context Conference 2011 Spring, where Japanese well-known tech investor Joi Ito and the world’s Internet authorities came together, most of whom have expertise in social media,… Continue reading NCC 2011 Spring: How The Net Behaves When The Earthquake Hit Japan?
Design IT[J], a Tokyo-based UI-focused media consultancy also known for previously maintaining TechCrunch’s Japanese edition (its management was switched to AOL earlier this month[J]), held the first conference in Akihabara on Friday, for discussing the future of Japan tech industry and introducing great start-up stuffs. In the morning session, CEOs from Mixi, GMO Internet Group,… Continue reading Teclosion 2011 Spring: Wondershake Wins The Grand Prix Among 15 Finalists
As noticed on this story, Japanese four tech start-ups and Korean two start-ups five Japanese tech start-ups and six Korean tech start-ups had jointly a presentation event in Seoul on Wednesday. I just wanted to join them for covering what happened onsite, however, I couldn’t make it because of my another assignment in Malaysia. … Continue reading Japanese And Korean Start-ups Hold Presentation Event In Seoul For Potential Partnerships
Digital Hollywood was founded in 1994 by Dr. Tomoyuki Sugiyama[J] who had worked as a visiting researcher at MIT Media Lab, and later then it became a university that has grown out of a vocational school. The university holds an annual conference, which is named DigiColle[J] after Digital Hollywood Collection, to show up research… Continue reading DigiColle 2010: Akiba’s Univ Students Present Their Research Results & Works
Japan Android Group[J], a Google Groups-originated tech community of Android developers and users in Japan, held their semiyearly general assembly called Android Bazaar and Conference(ABC) 2011 Winter[J] on Sunday at the University of Tokyo. Starting with a keynote speech by Dr. Fujio Maruyama(@maruyama097), the chairman of the group and visiting professor at Waseda University, a… Continue reading Android Bazaar & Conference: No Doubt The Community To Heat Up In 2011
Samurai Incubate, a Tokyo-based seed accelerator aiming to bring up many tech start-ups, had the second edition[J] of their annual showcase event in late November, which is called Samurai Venture Summit (for short, SVS) and showed us their investing portfolios and pitch presentations by CEOs of tech start-ups. It was an one-day event using a… Continue reading Samurai Incubate Holds Annual 1-Day Camp For Young CEOs