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Purity in Form

Kyoto: photo booth
Wonderfully pure example of an photo booth, from Kyoto. Ki-Re-i = beautiful.



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17 Oct 2010

Impartial Encounters

08 Oct 2010

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Or not. Short radio interview here with the Economist. Summary: the tools to help us negotiate today’s (heavily loaded notion of) impartiality is going to be …
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Today’s Office: Family Ties

28 Sep 2010

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A few days catching up with family in Kyoto. Its tough being ~6 weeks away from a newish born, but if its going to somehow work …
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Forecourt Norms

28 Sep 2010

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The default petrol station in Japan includes service – you roll up and a crew pumps/checks and wipes for an all inclusive price, which is …
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Orix Car Share

28 Sep 2010

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Orix Car Sharing service in Kyoto. If there’s a country where the tools to discover the spatial location of objects are omnipresent, it is Japan …
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Bill Structures

28 Sep 2010

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A bill that lists predetermined costs – a very similar format to the payment structure found on many Japanese busses.
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Implied Density II

28 Sep 2010

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Shrine seating.
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Implied Density I

28 Sep 2010

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Implied capacity.
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Not/Serious

28 Sep 2010

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The role and assumptions around playfulness and cuteness in Japanese society.
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Alert

28 Sep 2010

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