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QS Tokyo Show&Tell #2 (CyberAgent Head Quarters in Shibuya)

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Hi, here are the details of the second QS Tokyo Show & Tell meetup.

There will be three speakers and two reporters. Some will give a speech in English and others will use Japanese. However, all slides will be in English. Some audience members only speak English or Japanese, so don’t feel uneasy about joining. Whatever language you use, we’ll be happy to share our thoughts.


Please take a look at a short report about our 1st meeting (in Japanese).

 


 

Since we will meet at CyberAgent HQ during the weekend, participants should register on our Meetup page. Please RSVP if you have not done so yet.

Place: CyberAgent HQ in Shibuya Markcity West (17F) map

Date: 10/20/2012 Sat 2PM to 4PM

Speakers:

Takehiro Hagiwara (Stanford University Calming Technology Lab)
“About Calming Technology”

Takehiro will introduce the Calming Technology project and his studies. Calming Tech has been the focus of a number of research projects and is centered around providing interactive technologies to enable calm states of cognition, emotion, and physiology for better health, learning, creativity and productivity.

Lab:http://calmingtechnology.org/
Project:http://calmingtechnology.org/pages/projects Breathwear/BreathAware

@haggy on twitter

Koiti Hasida (National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST), Japan)
“Big Data without Big Brother”

Koiti’s fields of speciality are cognitive science, natural language processing, ontology engineering and service engineering. He will give us a talk about big data and his own product; “Personal Data Store”.

@hasida_k on twitter

Jonathan Waller (QS Tokyo Organizers, Cyber Agent Inc.)
“Searching for happiness with a tool called LifeMapper”

Born in the UK, and educated at Manchester University. Jonathan has lived in Japan for five years, and now works as a software developer.
He is interested in the merging of spiritual and scientific ways of thinking, and research into personality and happiness. – @jonwaller / http://www.jonwaller.net/

“Since I lived in England, I wondered about happiness. How do you control it, and where does it come from? This presentation is about that search, and the tools I used.”

@jonwaller on twitter / http://www.jonwaller.net/
LifeMapper
Happiness research

Reporters:
These people will feedback to the Quantified Self Conference in California and at Maker Faire in New York City.

Takashi Kido (QS Tokyo Organizers, Stanford University, Riken Genesis Co.,Ltd)

Kouji Tsukada (QS Tokyo Organizers, JST, Ochanomizu University, 2012 Ig Nobel Prize winner!)

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