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GAS 2019 Session#5 on Sept. 29-Group Project

Sunday, September 29, was the last session of Global Agenda Seminar series (GAS) 2019. Some 30 participants worked together since June 1 for four months under the title of “Working across differences.” For the last session of this series, we formed 5 groups and asked them to design program to teach diversity to kids and…
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2019年10月12日 0

GAS 2019 Session #4 Debate…on Sept. 7

On September 7, Saturday, we hosted Session #4 of Global Agenda Seminar (GA) 2019. We tried debate to practice how we build logic to support our view, against those who have different view. We tried debate as I believe debate is one of the best ways to learn how to build logical argument to support…
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2019年10月12日 0

Next SINCA session on Oct. 25

Our SINCA vol. 13 session is scheduled for Friday, October 25. It will be on the topic of Food. Science & technology has been applied to food throughout the world. In the US, it is tech-driven, (they have Beyond Beef, etc.), while in Europe, it is more based upon culture and values. What is significant…
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2019年10月8日 0

Video of session vol.12 (Part 3)

This is the last of the session vol. 12 video. Dai Fujikura’s passion and excitement has reached even higher as he talked about Born Creative Festival held on September 28 at Tokyo Metropolitan Theater. (Video part 3- 17 minutes)


2019年10月8日 0

Video of session vol. 12 (Sept. 20) Part 2

Continuing on with talk with Dai Fujikura, our guest, on September 20. In video 2, I asked him about how he composes music, where does the idea come from, whether he ever gets out of ideas, etc. He shares very interesting story of composing the music “Spring and Asura” for the movie “Bee and Distant…
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2019年10月8日 0

Video of Session Sept. 20 (Part 1)

We have 3 part video of the session vol. 12 held on September 20. Unlike our usual sessions where we ask participants to brainstorm on the relevant topics, we spent most of the session, talking with our guest, Dai Fujikura. Because he had so much to say and his talk was so powerful like bulldozer…
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2019年10月8日 0

Interview w Dai Fujikura (Part 2 English) Sept. 20

Here is the Part 2 of the interview I did with Dai Fujikura, guest for our SINCA session vol. 12 on Friday, September 20. There are several things which have made strong impression on me during talk with Dai. One of them is how similar creative work of music composition and writing (such as novel)…
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2019年10月8日 0

Interview w Dai Fujikura (English part 1) Sept. 20

On Friday, September 20, (exactly the same day of our first game of World Rugby between Japan & Russia), we hosted the SINCA vol. 12 at Pivotal Japan. Before the session, I interviewed Dai Fujikura, composer and producer, based in London, about his background, his work, how he does research on the topic, and keeps…
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2019年9月23日 0

Interview w Dai Fujikura Sept. 20 (Japanese)

On Friday, September 20, we hosted SINCA vol. 12 session with Dai Fujikura as guest. He is a composer/producer based in London. I interviewed him before the session about his background, his work, etc. We also talked about upcoming Born Creative Festival 2019 on Saturday, September 28, at Tokyo Metropolitan Theater. Here is the interview…
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2019年9月23日 0

Unleash your Creativity w Dai Fujikura! Sept. 20

On Friday, September 20, we will host the SINCA expert/topic session at Pivotal. We will have  Dai Fujikura, composer and producer as our guest and see how we can find our creativity all of us are born with (and have applied when we were very young). Dai went to UK at the age of 15 and…
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2019年9月5日 0