that's me ;)

Hi, I'm Kai. I strive to make technology more accessible and our lives more predictable.
-General love for science, hacking and playing with tech- I work as an Associate Professor at the Keio Graduate School of Media Design, Keio University, Japan. more
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5-10 Feb. 2017 co-organized a Dagstuhl Seminar on Beyond VR, Dagstuhl.
27-30 Dec. 2016 attenting the 33c3, Hamburg.
Nov 2016 PC-Co-Chair of IoT IoT 2016, Stuttgart.
Oct 2016 PC-Co-Chair of ICMU ICMU 2016, Kaiserslautern.
Sep 2016 PC-Co-Chair of ISWC ISWC/UbiComp 2016, Heidelberg.
7-12 May 2016 attending CHI 2016, San Jose, US.
28 Feb -1 Mar 2016 KAIST GSCT and KMD Workshop at KAIST Daejeon, South Korea.
24-29 Jan 2016 organized a Dagstuhl Seminar on Eyewear Computing, Wadern, Germany.
19-21 Nov 2015 IDAKS Meeting in Fukuoka.
13 Nov 2015 presented and participated in a Panel at Science Agora, Odaiba.
26-27 Oct 2015 attended NII Activity Recognition Workshop, Karuizawa.
14 Oct 2015 attended J!NS MEME Press Conference, Omotesando.

Recent Blog Posts

JST Presto Project on Open Eyewear

I'm excited and happy to be one of few none-Japanese researchers to receive a JST Presto (Sakigake) project grant, on the Topic Open Collective Eyewear.

December 26, 2016

ISWC and UbiComp in Heidelberg

It's a strange feeling to have UbiComp and ISWC so close to my home.

November 6, 2016

Kai at CHI 2016

back @ this year's CHI 2016. We just have 3 Late Breaking Work submissions accepted ...

May 8, 2016

Lessons from the Dagstuhl Seminar on Eyewear Computing

We took a risk in organizing the Eyewear Computing Seminar as we deviated largely from the standard model, yet I believe it payed off.

May 7, 2016

Looking back on UbiComp/ISWC in Osaka

It felt nice to be back in Kansai for the biggest conferences in my field.

September 28, 2015

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