Taking the Pulse on Bio

This is yet another reaction to a16z podcast. As a CEO of digital health startup, I could not miss this one. Bioengineering can also benefit from unsupervised learning approach as discussed in another a16z podcast by letting AI show us the unique features that lead to a theory (or CRISPER) rather than having a human ‘guess’ it. There is no doubt that quantum computing will play an important role here in Read More...


American startup disrupting Japanese sushi industry

This Week in Startups episode 783: Jason speaks with Finless Foods co-founder and CEO Mike Selden about how his company produces real fish meat from stem cells, the increasing scarcity of healthy and affordable seafood, more Finless Foods looks very interesting and promising to me, but at the same time the existence of this startup concerns me being a native Japanese loving sushi so much. This kind of innovation should happen within Japan, a country Read More...

a16z Podcast: AI, from ‘Toy’ Problems to Production

This is my reaction to a16z Podcast: AI, from ‘Toy’ Problems to Production. I like this “end of theory” approach. Some businesses might not need a theory about what’s correct outcome will look like. In other words, AI deployment in the future will always start with unsupervised learning, let the AI tell us unique features, and then define a problem to solve from what the algorithm told us. Plus, it’s no Read More...

The Kevin Rose Show #16 – Bitcoin’s true potential, with Andreas M. Antonopoulos

The Kevin Rose Show #16 – Bitcoin’s true potential, with Andreas M. Antonopoulos  

Hatsune Sushi in Higashiyama Kyoto

Mackerel Sushi at 初音鮨 (Hatsune Sushi) in Higashiyama Kyoto. https://tabelog.com/en/kyoto/A2601/A260301/26008864/

Yoshimine Temple

Hydrangea garden within Yoshimine Temple. Very proper way of enjoying a rainy season in Kyoto.


One of the best coffee shops in Kyoto. Order a takeout coffee and sit by Kamo liver, then you have a perfect weekend.