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Theta 360° Photo Viewer for AltspaceVR

Nowadays, 360-degree camera has become a topic in some gadget websites. Especially Ricoh Theta S, latest model of Theta series, realized good resolution 360° pictures and long time movies easily. It&…

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Electrical Parade on littleBits

littleBits is electrical circuit creating toy. Each function is assembled in a block module with special magnet connector, for easy electrical connection. The crispy connection feeling is fun! The fou…

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Straighten Tokyo Tower

Tokyo tower had been the highest tower in Japan for over fifty years. It’s not tallest now, but it still be attracted as one of the Tokyo’s landmark. Last year, the top of the post had ben…

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my room renovation

Tokyo is one of the expensive place. Apartment rooms is so expensive, but it’s cramped and known as rabbit hutch. My room is also small. So, I ordered renovation of my room for more space and co…

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Tokyo Skytree tower night view

Tokyo Skytree is a new broadcasting and observation tower. It’s the second tallest structure (634 m / 2,080 ft) in the world after Burj Khalifa (829.84 m), and the observation deck (450 m) is th…

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Take 3D pict with Nintendo 3DS

Today, Nintendo 3DS was released in Japan. The game console was closely packed by a lot of the 3D and communicative ideas. 3DS have a 3D Display with stereo camera. You can take 3D pictures and see on…

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H-IIB and the Toasted Launch Pad

January 22, 2011, H-IIB rocket and H-II Transfer Vehicle(HTV) was launched from Tanegashima Space Center. H-IIB is in 10 largest rockets and it’s capable to carry the HTV to the international sp…

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Fly me to the moon on iPhone 4

I have thought that star watching looks so hard works. It’s required to carry a heavy expensive telescope and difficult equipments, go on sleepy midnight ways to country side, and peer over a Pl…

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$50 cheapest ‘Pad’

Recently, My friends get some tablet devices, foo-Pad and bar-ndle :-) But I got cheapest electric pad, Bookie Board. The Simply Device allow Writing, and Deleting. That’s it. The device looks n…

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sakura DSLR movie

In this spring, I got new DSLR camera allow video capture, at last. it’s available Manual video capturing in inexpensive price range. In the season, you see beautiful Sakura in Japan. and I trie…

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Structural 3DCG Animation

Fractal graphic evokes a fundamental beauty in a natural shapes. Basically, simply repeated graphics make beautiful geometry. Context Free is such as the 2D geometric shapes drawing software. http://w…

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change your vaio p

VAIO P is very small size PC, but it’s good for my daily usage. The screen resolution is incredible high density, I can’t see each dot. And the horizontal resolution is higher than my MacB…

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Solar Eclipse Animated.

Moving Moon’s shadow taken from “Himawari” weather satellite, Today. Japan Meteorological Agency http://www.jma-net.go.jp/sat/data/web/suneclipse_observation.html

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Large Robotics Art in the wild

Last month, I went to two art events. One was Theo Jansen Exhibition, another was the parade by La Machine. Theo Jansen is an artist, who builds Air-powered large animal robots. He aim to make Keep-al…

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Design for Wedding

Last month,My friend gave me a chance to make a sign board for their Wedding Reception. In those cases, It’s often used Calligraphy hand writting or such as the hand made art. I thought the coup…

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movie with lensbaby

I got new “Lensbaby” SLR Camera lens. Lensbaby’s features is here. – the center is forcused, and peripheral part is off-forcused. – tilt the lens, and you can choose forc…

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gadget music live

Last sunday, I was on the stage at music event to played DS-10,SU-10 scratchable small sampler and Electroplankton. The event was “OTODUST 2”, for mobile musical gadget and the music. The …

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SLR Camera makes new Cinema.

D90 is new middle class Digital SLR Camera from Nikon, and it’s the first SLR to offer movie function. Most people may not understand the availability. Why record by Motion-JPEG? ( Can’t u…

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3min. Cooking with DS-10

KORG DS-10 is Music Creating Software for Nintendo DS. This is small and cheap environment for music creation, but – Legend synthesizer – Drum Machine – Roop Music Sequencer was incl…

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iPhone Geotag Bug

I added Geotag data ( position data ) to my picture by iPhone GPS function, but it’s buggy and we were at Pacific Ocean :-) This is the exif data included the picture. ———̵…

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closed Mame, a fond farewell.

” Minami-Aoyama Mame ” , Japanese traditonal sweet shop, was opened at 3 years ago on a back steet in Aoyama. An old house was renovated for the shop. But the house has gone decrepit and t…

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skinny BMW

Last year, I made a chair wrapped skinny video screen. One of the difficulty is choice the screen’s material. It’s needed not only stretch properties but enough restoring properties. But m…

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soon was started.

My next exhibiting is in Filo di Seta MILANO brand shop at Kotto-street, Aoyama. The exhibition “SOON@Lexington Aoyama ” is produced by Sachio Hihara. It will be continued to January 2009,…

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My first GEISAI.

Last sunday, I took a exhibition space at GEISAI MUSEUM2. GEISAI is Japanese Art event produced by Takashi Murakami, Contemporary artist. It was expected to attract about 10 thousand visitors. The Eve…

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This year’s Exhibition.

I entered GEISAI Art Event, instead of Tokyo Designer’s Week interior exhibition. In This year, I’ll not make new chair but I make more media using things. My first GEISAI was at last sund…

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air piano toy

In Japan, the new term begins in April. Many Japanese magazines appended a special supplement thing to get their new readers. ” Sho-gaku-ichinen-sei ” ( First grade Elementary school stude…

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Bye, The future

Sir Arthur Charles Clarke was died at yesterday. http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/photo/2008/03/19/PH2008031900908.html Our real may looks so fake for The 60’s people, And His writte…

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LEGOogle

Last month, MIT Professor Michael Resnick came to Japan. He is the researcher at the Lifelong Kindergarten Group at MIT. He developed legendary educational equipment to make the creative spiral proces…

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Geta Smith

When my working time, I’m wearing my Geta, woody belt sandal, for this ten years. But the belt ( called Hanao ) was in rags by the daily usage. I tryed to find “Geta Smith” to repair…

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blue tower

Blue coloured Tokyo Tower on the ealier christmas lights at Keyaki-zaka street in Roppongi Hills. That’s for WORLD DIABETES DAY. Over 100 landmarks lighted up in blue. http://www.worlddiabetesda…

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my latest chair in the wild.

This week, I showed my new transformable chair “share chair” at Zero Exhibition in Tokyo Designer’s Week. Thank your comming to my demonstration space. When you use the chair, you sh…

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F1 on the chair

Last night, I enjoyed this year’s final F1 Gramd Prix. The ending was dramatic and It’s enought to be satisfied us the coming new generation. When I was watching TV, I have tried to projec…

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Norick gone to Heaven

Norifumi “Norick” Abe, Former MotoGP racer was died at public road, not in a circuit. A motorcycle race is not popular in Japan. Japanese racers is famous in Europe more than in Japan, And…

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NiGHTS Rebirthed

NiGHTS! NiGHTS! NiGHTS? Today, I went to Tokyo Game Show 2007 to see the Video game, NiGHTS. Original NiGHTS was released from Sega sonic team in 1996 for Sega Saturn platform. Sega Saturn had analog …

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JUST DO IT.

Last week, I went to see the skate boad park in Yoyogi Park. The park was sponcered by NIKE and kept for the week only. After that, I went to laten music event in the valley of Roppongi hills Building…

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Transform!

I got the Transformable Ball, latest Hoberman designed toy. Hoberman Designs was formed by Chuck Hoberman at 1995. And he made his name as Toy Designer by Very Expandable Sphere. http://hoberman.com/f…

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Round shaped share chair

I started to make this year’s my chair. And I tryed to design have an elegant round shaped one. But the elegance was incompatible with my gimmick. At last, it became a flop… I need my eleg…

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Natural keyboard UnNatural

TRON Project is not only for OS deveropment but thinking between User and Information tech. wikipedia: TRON Project http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/TRON_Project Original “TK1” TRON-specificat…

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Cheapen soft light

Last night I took Juri-san’s pictures. When you take a picture, if you light an object directly, the object got a high light and heavily shade. But I wanted to use more soft light and shade. Usu…

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Germin man ( Grab Your Garmin )

Basically I said, Garmin products is handy and reliable GPS Navigation Unit. The movie is CF for it, but I can’t believe why… let’s see. YouTube: Garmin Maposaurus Interview http://w…

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sweet vanilla taste fruit

Atemoya is a tropical fruit known as vanilla taste. Last week, I founded it at supermarket in Tokyo Midtown. It was very expencive, @$5, but I tryed. When I got it, It had bright green colour like a S…

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Super GT and The Race Queen

Last Friday, I went to Fuji Speedway Circuit to watch the Super GT championship. Fiji Speedway is the site for this year’s F1 Granprix in Japan. ( Moved from Suzuka by TOYOTA’s Power ;-) A…

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small planet at Tokyo Midtown

This week, most of the japanese peoples take public holidays. and the week is called “Golden Week”. A Lot of the peoples come to Roppongi, I wanted to take their picture. I tryed to follow…

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girls and motorbikes

Last week, I went to Tokyo Motor Show 2007. That’s biggest motorcycle show in Japan The picture is bimota DB5 frame and cowled. How marvelous! bimota Tesi3D Revolutionized Tesi 1d and 2d. Front …

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Tokyo Midtown Opening

Last Week, Tokyo Midtown was Opened. and 3 big project in roppongi was completed. ( Roppongi Hills, THE NATIONAL ART CENTER, and Midtown ) “Big Canopy”: big structure over the gate. Pool i…

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Gondry and Green Tokyo Tower

Today I went to watch the Coloured Tokyo Tower. The light was placed under the tower. and lighted up from ground. My dog looked bad mood cos tired to wait me. and I went to StarBucks Coffee Roppongi, …

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The National Art Center, Tokyo

Last month, new national museum ( Kokuritsu-shin-bijutsu-kan) was opend at Roppongi. The archtect is Kisho Kurokawa. His thinking and talking is verly radical and unique, but you can understand his th…

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EOSMENA 8M ( LOMO Lenz )

I got broken LOMO SMENA 8M Camera and picked up the lenz. And I tryed to put it to my EOS SLR Camera.(focedly) that’s it! The contrast is narrow and the colour looks a little strange. Typically …

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Derived from UgoUgoRuga.

Last saturday night, I went to concert performed by Kitsune Akimoto’s band “Hz” Kitsune-san was one of the first person to adjust his CG animation to the music just in tempo used Del…

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The Ramens

Today, I went to take a chicket sold the day of performance, But I couldn’t get It was sold out at early morning. The play was performed by The Ramens ( Ramen = Noodle ). They are stand up comed…

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Velfarre last salsa

Velfarre Roppongi, one of the biggest Club space in Tokyo, was closed at last year end. Roppoingi is a Large Night Town area in Tokyo. After WWII, there was a big U.S. ARMY Base ( and their is small o…

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Krispy Kreme DOUGHNUTS delicious

In this week, Krispy Kreme DOUGHNUTS coming to Tokyo ! I went to The Shop in this morning. ( opened at 7:00am. ) It’s very soft ( more than Chiffon Cake ), and very very sweeeet ! Fried hot is b…

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the last day!

Today is the tokyo designer’s week ’06 last day. My chair was placed on a floor, and PSP on the stage. A few people thought the PSP was my art :-) It’s at accross from my place. you …

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Factory Lesson.

One month ago, I tried to find out a factory to order my designed chair (again). and at last, Only one factory accepted. Their name is TOKYUSHU GIKEN at Saitama near Tokyo. I haven’t known that …

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Next Issue.

I should inform I passed a review to exhibit my chair at Tokyo Designers Week’06 Pro Exhibition. Designer’s Association sended me the result before the deadline to pay the Without Predicta…

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ISSUE in TDW06

I already sended my design to Design Association for Tokyo Designer’s Week Exhibition 2006, I sald. Design Association said that( in their contract and guidance web page, ) they would screen app…

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my chair, latest.

I started to design a chair, again. Already I sended the original design to exhibit it at Tokyo Designer’s Week . I don’t know I can exhibit it cos I couldn’t to take a enough time t…

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maeda dies in Manx TT

Jun Maeda is only the professional Japanese rider for a street race. But he got injuries at most historical and dengerous street race, Manx TT, and he dies today. He sent us not only his result but th…

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AKAI bankruptcy !

the article was appeared at Kanagawa local newspaper that Akai professional M.I. was bankrupted. http://www.kanalog.jp/news/local/entry_16076.html Akai was famoused about wind instruments looks synthe…

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ordered my chair.

When I was allowed to exhibit my design, I thought how to make my chair. First, I wanted to make it myself, but i didn’t have an enough skill. Next I tryed to find out an artisan people to order…

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イヌイス。

juriさんと会社近くのハラッパで記念写真。 会場準備も着々みたいだ。 右上が絵画館。その前が会場。 今日は設営日デス。 展示パネルにハラッパの…

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オレイスキター!

ついにイスが旭川から送られてきたゼ! CGとはまた違った印象。良くも悪くも。 あきらかに違うのは存在感。 数週間前は想像の世界のモノだったの…

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神様を細部に宿セ。

イスの三面図を作った。 青山のcasa materiaさんに渡して、北海道の工房に送ってもらった。 デザイン画を3DCGで作ったので、三面図もわりと簡単。 そ…

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小豆とポラと青山WAGASHI。

ポラロイドのピンホールカメラを買ってみた。 一万五千円って値段は、ピンホールカメラに使うには高すぎる。 でもこのポラロイドカメラは古いタ…

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セミヌード。

初ヌギ、みたいな。 殻をぬいだばっかりのセミさんです。タイトル、期待させてゴメン。 イヤ、むしろフルヌード、みたいな。 でもオスだし、み…

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フラレ番長。

「わたしからもうメールを送ることはないけれど、  圭くんはわたしに言いたいことをメールしてきて下さい。  きっと、たくさんあると思う。」…

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j-phone御卒業オメデトウ。

オレさま、ついにケータイ変えましたよ。 最新機種であらせられるところの703shへj-phoneからひとっとび。 カラー液晶がまぶしいゼ。 で、また着せ…

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Suicaペンギンとイヌ。

ジュリの予防注射をおねがいしに 近所の獣医さんに行ったらパンフレットをもらった。 そのパンフレットに描かれた絵は Suicaペンギンの人、さかざ…

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セレブなロールペーパー

ネピアの鼻セレブっていうネーミングも すごいとおもってましたが、 なんと鼻セレブのトイレットーペーパー版を発見! 名前はもちろん、シ……

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赤の広場でおしゃれ手帖。

えっと前にもこのblogで扱ったファッション(と合コン)の雑誌「GLAMOROUS」ですが、 その後玉の輿倶楽部とかいう、どっかが弱そうな企画が始まっても …

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Pivi 募集にTrackBack!

Piviっていう携帯で撮った写真を その場でプリントできるプリンターがある。 チェキのようなインスタントフィルムに 撮ったデジタル写真を焼き付…

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犬とケータイ着ぐるみ

すっかり必要性を失って行き場もなく飽きてきたケータイ用着ぐるみのBullですが うちのjuriさんには着せられるはずもなく、せめてあたまの上にの…

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