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“Jiro Dreams of Sushi” – Introduction

Mar 11, 2012 No Comments by

If you are interested in seeing “Jiro Dreams of Sushi”, you might like to know more about this film’s connection to Japanese culture. The following is a short introduction I wrote after screening the film this week. Imagine, if you will, day in, day out doing the same exact job.  Imagine performing the same tasks […]

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ありがおう、ジョブスさん

Oct 05, 2011 No Comments by

              今日、スティヴ•ジョブスさんが亡くなった。悲しいことですが、ジョブスさんのすごい、かっこいいデザインを祝うために、この昔のマックのテーマを使おうと思っていました。(boingboing.netを真似するんですけど) Tweet

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Box Men in the 21st Century

Apr 10, 2010 No Comments by

One of the key questions we can ask ourselves today is regarding what it means to be human. Somehow, after the Enlightenment, many modernists lost sight of true humanity. Instead of asking how to live authentically, philosophers and literati began g questions about how to live perfectly. Instead of understanding the truth of the human […]

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