October 26th, 2008

Today I stumbled upon an open source programming language of MIT Media Lab origins called Processing which allows users to create some really amazing animations and interactive programs. http://www.processing.org The most stunning example that I have come across is a music visualizer created by Glen Marshall. The video clip below is amazing, but it can’t […]

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October 7th, 2008

Akihabara at Night
Tokyo’s electronic district is one of my favorite places in Japan. For several blocks down the main street, it’s a sea of anime and electronic megastores. Unfortunately, all businesses shut down around 7pm, but I still think it’s lovely walking the streets of Akihabara at night.

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October 7th, 2008

Each year in the spring, opening ceremonies like the one depicted are held at jr. high schools all across Japan. The ceremony is to welcome new students and teachers to the school, and first year student parents and the other students in grades two and three participate depending on the size of the auditorium. This […]

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October 7th, 2008

New trains on the Yurakucho line start at Shiki Station in Saitama every day. I hopped in a car that no one was in yet and took this panorama. These pictures were taken handheld = many parallax errors, so I hope to take them again when I have a more portable tripod and pano head […]

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October 7th, 2008

This church was very beautiful, so I couldn’t help taking a panorama. Unfortunately, since I wasn’t *supposed* to take a picture, I had to take all shots quickly and handheld. I hope to have it up this week when I can manage a better stitch! Edit: The panorama is now online! Click for Flash, Here […]

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October 6th, 2008

I live in a small 3DK apartment near Tokyo. Despite its size, it has a great view of Shinjuku and contains just about everything I need. To create more space, I decided to take down the doors for an open floorplan. I actually like how the living, dining and sleeping spaces overlap so that I […]

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October 5th, 2008

The last time I posted was July. A lot of things have happened since then. I went back to the States for a month. I went to Mika’s wedding! I accepted a crazy web design job that takes up all my time I traveled to England and France I want to explain in more detail […]

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