“Beyond Singularity: Do androids dream of electric gastronomy?” – Galaxy of Japanese Sake x Soup Stock – Border Sessions
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“Beyond Singularity: Do androids dream of electric gastronomy?” – Galaxy of Japanese Sake x Soup Stock

This session takes you to the great journey of the food galaxy. We are still lost in food galaxy since we are just eating 0.00000001% of combination of combination of flavor compounds in ingredients in daily life. Like IBM’s Chef Watson, How AI will help our journey in food galaxy? What is “Computational Creativity”? In this session, we will present Japanese Sake recommendation system from the Ten Novels and Their Authors and outliers using AI. Also We will show you mystery of Japanese DASHI (Soup Stock) and serve you forbidden Japanese Sake x DASHI mashup!


Jun Yamadera founded EYES JAPAN CO. LTD. in 1995, the first IT startup from the University of Aizu, Fukushima. In the past 20 years, he has been working on various cutting edge projects such as exporting Fukushima rice via web in 1995, making world’s first virtual pottery system, making CG of historical archives of national treasure of Japanese castles, temples, traditional dances and medical motions using motion capture. He is a pioneer in Augmented Reality wearable technologies, Medical x IT and has been organizing world’s first medical security hackathon since 2012. His team won the the championship in Developers Challenge 2013 Health 2.0 in Silicon Valley. He is the Health 2.0 Fukushima Chapter Leader and a TEDxKobe 2015 Speaker. He started a project called “FUKUSHIMA Wheel” in the aftermath of the terrible disaster caused by the earthquake and nuclear accident in Fukushima, JAPAN in March 11, 2011.

Jyutaro leads the R&D department at Hakuhodo i-studio, one of Japan’s leading digital production companies. He leads a multidisciplinary team of technologists and designers spanning engineers, experience designers and researchers. His team develops and creates cutting-edge prototyping technologies within the theme of adapting and enhancing everyday life through invisible innovation. His team is also active in exhibiting ideas and prototypes at SXSW since 2014.
He has delivered seminar talks at Lions Innovation at Cannes Festival of Creativity (2016) and SXSW Panel Picker (2017), etc.



Thursday 14 June


17:00 - 17:30

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Theater aan het Spui – The Great Magnet