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 Graduate School of Media Design, Keio University, Japan. more
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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.
13 - 17 Sep 2015 attended NII Shonan Meeting, Shonan.
09 - 11 Sep 2015 attended UbiComp/ISWC, Osaka.
08 Sep 2015 co-organized UbiComp Workshop WAHM Osaka.
03 - 04 Sep 2015 Workshop with KAIST GSCT Professors, Yokohama.
09 - 14 Aug 2015 2 E-Tech Demos at SIGGRAPH Los Angeles.
21 - 23 May 2015 Pervasive Health Istanbul, Turkey.
19 May 2015 ISWC PC Meeting at Google, Mountain View.
18 May 2015 visiting d-school , Stanford, US.
18 - 23 Apr 2015 attending CHI , Seoul.
16 Apr 2015 organized EyeWear Computing Workshop , Tokyo.

Recent Blog Posts

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

After my first SIGGRAPH

I'm impressed mostly by the Hacking Studios and the interactivity exhibits. Siggraph is my new favorite research conference.

September 14, 2015

Affective Wear- Recognizing facial expressions

Katsutoshi Masai, one of my Master students had the idea to track facial expressions using low cost sensors in glasses. Quite nice work!

August 18, 2015

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