Author Archives: Toshie Takahashi

About Toshie Takahashi

Toshie Takahashi is Professor in the School of Culture, Media and Society, as well as the Institute for Al and Robotics,Waseda University, Tokyo. She was the former faculty Associate at the Harvard Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society. She has held visiting appointments at the University of Oxford and the University of Cambridge as well as Columbia University. She conducts cross-cultural and trans-disciplinary research on the social impact of robots as well as the potential of AI for Social Good. 【早稲田大学文学学術院教授。元ハーバード大学バークマンクライン研究所ファカルティ・アソシエイト。現在、人工知能の社会的インパクトやロボットの利活用などについて、ハーバード大学やケンブリッジ大学と国際共同研究を行っている。東京オリンピック・パラリンピック競技大会組織委員会テクノロジー諮問委員会委員。】

“AI and Gender “ workshop organized by CFI at the University of Cambridge

February 19th and 20th, 2019, I enjoyed attending the interesting event, “AI and Gender “ workshop organized by CFI at the University of Cambridge. Stanford has launched the Human Centered AI Initiative (HAI). HAI encourages faculty members to create interdisciplinary … Continue reading

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Fieldwork on Robotics @the University of Cambridge

February 7th, 2019, I have done my fieldwork on Robotics at the University of Cambridge. I visited Dr Fumiya Iida’s Bio-Inspired Robotics Lab, Dept. of Engineering, University of Cambridge. I enjoyed talking with Dr Iida about the future of robot … Continue reading

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Robot Engagement: Fieldwork on Human-Robots Interaction at a Nursing Home in Tokyo

I did my fieldwork on Human-Robots Interaction at a nursing home in Tokyo with Prof. Takanori Shibata, who is father of a therapeutic robot, Paro. The nursing home use many different kinds of robots, not only “robots suits” by Cyberdyne … Continue reading

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Invitation to “Societal Impact of Robots and Artificial Intelligence” @College of Europe

October 10th, 2018. I gave a talk on “The Societal Impact of Robots and Artificial Intelligence”, organized by the Google Chair in Digital Innovation at the College of Europe, Bruges campus. The information of this seminar from College of Europe … Continue reading

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Invitation to EU-JAPAN Conference on Smart Society and beyond for the Super-Aging Era @Belgian Royal Academy

On October 8th, 2018, I gave a talk on “Social Impact of AI/robots” @ EU-JAPAN CONFERENCE ON SMART SOCIETY AND BEYOND FOR THE SUPER-AGING ERA at Belgian Royal Academy, Brussels. I enjoyed talking and discussing about the future of Robotics … Continue reading

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Organized the Global AI Narrative workshop with University of Cambridge @Waseda University

On September 12th, 2018. I organized the Global AI Narrative workshop with CFI, Univ. of Cambridge at Waseda University in Tokyo. Thank you all for your great contributions!

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Invitation to “Robotics and Sport Science” @Italy-Japan Workshop 2017

On December 8th, 2017, at Waseda University, I was invited to “Robotics and Sport Science”, Italy-Japan Workshop 2017. I gave a Keynote speech, entitled  “Social impact of AI/Robots: contributions to Tokyo Olympics 2020 and after” in this conference. After the conference, … Continue reading

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Invitation to the future ‘Global Creative Leaders’ @Univ. of Tokyo.

On November 21, I was invited to the future ‘Global Creative Leaders’ @Univ. of Tokyo. I enjoyed talking about “Digital Wisdom: Self-creation in the age of AI” to brilliant Ph.D, students of the University of Tokyo. One of them asked … Continue reading

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Invitation to Keynote Speech @ The Society of Socio-Informatics (SSI) Conference

On September 16, 2017.  I was invited to The Society of Socio-Informatics (SSI) Conference in Tokyo.  I gave a Keynote speech, entitled  “Digital Wisdom: Towards the AI Society”. It’s a great honor that Prof. Jun Yoshida, Vice President of SSI … Continue reading

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Invitation to Ars Electronica 2017

On September 7th to 11th, Linz in Austria.  I was invited to Ats Electronica Festival 2017. I gave a talk about “Self-Organizing city: Tokyo” at Ars Electronica Tokyo Initiative.  I was talking about how to create a better future AI society by … Continue reading

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