The 4th BAIRAL Research Meeting for 2022
“Stock and Flow of Cultural Resources to the Educational Field from the Perspective of ‘Relationship between Technology and Society’”
For this research meeting on July 19, 2022, Mr. Masao Oi from the Graduate School of Interdisciplinary Information Studies at the University of Tokyo and the TRC-ADEAC Inc., will talk about the stock and flow practices of cultural resources in the school education.
For this research meeting on June 29, 2022, Mr. Naoki Maejima from DSOC R&D of Sansan, Inc., which conducts research and development of business-related services, will talk about the application of social science research for business.
The 2nd BAIRAL Research Meeting for 2022
“International Politics and AI: From Cybersecurity to Killer Robots”
For this research meeting on May 26, 2022, Mr. Hitoshi Sato from the Graduate School of Social Design Studies at Rikkyo University will introduce and discuss the use of AI from the viewpoint of international security relations.
The 1st BAIRAL Research Meeting for 2022
“How far Can VR Make People Empathize?: Its Limitations and How to Use It”
For this research meeting on April 27, 2022, Mr. Ryu Kudoh and Mr. Yuji Hatada from the Graduate School of Interdisciplinary Information Studies at the University of Tokyo will introduce and discuss on how VR can be used in light of its limitations and the impact of empathy that VR can bring to people.
The 8th BAIRAL Research Meeting for 2021
“Thinking about the Potential and Challenges of Data Journalism from the Perspective of the Frontline”
For this talk event on March 15, 2022, Mr. Kazuki Ogiwara (SmartNews Media Research Institute), who won the Good Design Award and other awards for his work on the Toyo Keizai Online “Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) Situation Report in Japan,” will introduce his efforts and discuss the possibilities and challenges of data journalism.
The 7th BAIRAL Research Meeting for 2021
“Considering the Ethics of AI Characters: Looking at the Case of ‘AI Rinna’”
In this research meeting on January 14, 2022, Shota Fukujima, User Experience Designer, and Kazuki Senkoji, Marketing Manager from rinna Co., Ltd. will introduce AI characters being developed by rinna Co., and then, in the form of a workshop, participants will discuss how AI characters can improve society.
For this talk event on December 9, 2021, Ikkatai Yuko, who is an associate professor at Kanazawa University, will introduce citizen science and crowdfunding for scientific research focusing on the current situation and issues in Japan.
The 5th BAIRAL Research Meeting for 2021
“Information Visualization Technology and its Application to Web and AI”
For this talk event on November 9, 2021, Prof. Takayuki Itoh from Ochanomizu University will introduce the basic concepts and techniques of information visualization and its application to web, social media, and machine learning.
The 4th BAIRAL Research Meeting for 2021
“From when are algorithmic decisions assumed as discriminatory?: A philosophical criticism using normative theory”
For this talk event on October 9, 2021, Haruka Maeda from the Graduate School of Interdisciplinary Information Studies at the University of Tokyo will talk about algorithmic decision making and discrimination from a philosophical standpoint.