Category Archives: AI

Talked on “AI Narratives and Robotics in Japan” on the Global AI Narratives Panel at BSLS

On April 4th, 2019, I enjoyed giving a talk on “AI Narratives and Robotics in Japan: the Complexity Model of Communication” in the AI Narratives panel at the British Society for Literature and Science @ Royal Holloway. Abstracts Arguably, we are … Continue reading

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Podcast recording @CFI : AI narratives in the West and Japan

April 1st, 2019, I challenged a podcast recording about AI Narratives in the West and Japan with Beth Slinger at the CFI, University of Cambridge. Why are Japanese AI narratives different from western ones? The consensus so far seems to … Continue reading

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Publication: Academic Article entitled, “Artificial Intelligence/Robots and Social Impacts: Is Human First Innovation Wishful Thinking? ” (in Japanese)

I’m delighted to announce that my article entitled,  Artificial Intelligence/Robots and Social Impacts: Is Human First Innovation Wishful Thinking? has been just published by Journal of Information Systems Society of Japan, Vol.14, No.2. (2019) in Japanese Abstracts The aim of this … Continue reading

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“The Future of Artificial Intelligence: Language, Ethics, Technology” @ the University of Cambridge.

March 25th, 2019, I enjoyed attending a very interesting workshop, “The Future of Artificial Intelligence: Language, Ethics, Technology” at the University of Cambridge. The Future of Artificial Intelligence: Language, Ethics, Technology 25 March 2019, 10:00 – 17:00 Room SG1, The … Continue reading

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Invitation to the the Japan UK Technology and Humanity in Education 2019 by the Embassy of Japan UK

March 1st, 2019.  It’s a great honor to be invited to the Japan UK Technology and Humanity in Education 2019, organized by the Embassy of Japan UK. I gave a talk entitled, “Human First Innovation: Balancing Opportunities and Risks of … Continue reading

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JUST PUBLISHED: Global AI Narratives Tokyo Workshop Report

On February 28, 2019, I’m delighted to announce that the “Global AI Narratives Tokyo Workshop” report has been just published! You can download this report from the below link: GAIN Tokyo Workshop Report  

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“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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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 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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