Category Archives: Robot

Just published: my article entitled “the Opportunities and Risks of AI” in WHITE PAPER Information and Communications in Japan by Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications

On July 9th, 2019.  My article entitled “the Opportunities and Risks of AI” has been just published in the WHITE PAPER Information and Communications in Japan by Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications (in Japanese)  

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Interviewed by Stephen Ibaraki, ACM

  On June 20th, 2019.  I was interviewed by Stephen Ibaraki, the founder of UN ITU AI for Good Global Summit. I talked about my recent interview with Prof. Yoshua Bengio, MILA and how I think about the AGI and … Continue reading

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Interview with Yoshua Bengio, Pioneer of AI

On June 7th, 2019 at the MILA (Montreal Institute for Learning Algorithms) in Montreal, Canada, I conducted my interview with Professor Yoshua Bengio, who is one of the pioneers of AI (Artificial Intelligence).  He is well-known as the “father of … Continue reading

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Invitation to the An[O]ther {AI} in Art Summit 2019 @New Museum in NY

From April 24 to 27, 2019, I was invited to the An[O]ther {AI} in Art Summit 2019 @New Museum in NY. I enjoyed giving my lighting talk entitled “People’s Engagement: Key to Understanding AI’s Social Impact” to these great participants … Continue reading

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Invitation to the “Should Robots Be Our Friends?” conference @Boston University

I enjoyed giving my talk entitled  “The Complexity Model of Communication in the AI Age: the case of Japanese Engagement with Artificial Intelligence and Robots in Everyday Life” at the “Should Robots Be Our Friends?” conference @Boston University The Aim … Continue reading

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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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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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“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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