Shin’ichi Takemura

Thanks to Rosemary Lombard for these links:
Here is a link to a comment by Shin’ichi Takemura

who was one of the most amazing speakers I saw at the Design Indaba.

He writes about the challenges humanity face, and the the role the Internet may play in taking them on.

Some more links:

An article by Anne Taylor about his talk at the Design Indaba

Another article about Shin’Ichi Takemura

Design Indaba – Friday – Shih-ichi Takemura

Takemura was for me the most interesting speaker of the day:

He started his talk by playing a sound of water dripping. He introduced himself and started speaking – and then explained that the sound is a real time feed of a water feature in a temple in Kyoto. We were listening -admittedly with some latency – to water dripping into a ceramic vessel thousands of kilometers away in Japan. He called this a “internet stethoscope”