All posts tagged: illustration

Soft Data Bio Feedback

One of my favourite parts of the redesign process for the EEG Mirror was the bio-feedback mechanism. The current laboratory set up uses this graph: So the lower the line, the deeper into flow state you are. My research suggests that the type of feedback […]

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MCR Helmet Refinement

So I used the filming day as a chance to see how the helmet would hold up over an extended time of use, and also how it would work on different female and male heads. There were some big issues that I need to solve: […]

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Behind the Film

The Expansion chapter of the Metacognition Revolution (see Project Map) is about the potential Meditation has to positively transform not just the individual, but the larger community. The personal benefits of Meditation are, in many places, becoming fairly widely known and accepted, but I also […]

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The 3C’s of Mindfulness

Technology is changing the shape of our brains and our future, what do we want to become?¬†Mindfulness is meta-cognition, enabling us keep control. Having understood the Three Jewels of Buddhism I think there is something so strong and powerful there that is certainly lacking in […]

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Complex Simplicity

Yesterday was an amazing day. It really felt like the first day of my favourite season, summer, due to the beautiful intense heat the buzz of the cicadas. I woke up very early and ran down to the workshop to try an idea that I […]

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Sand is water

I recently took a weekend trip to see some friends and have a chance to view some beautiful Japanese sand gardens. Fukuoka is the site of the very first Zen temple, Shofuku-ji was built 1195 by Yosai Eisai, it’s a quiet temple, housing the largest […]

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Abundance textures

One of my favourite sights that I keep coming across in Japan is the wonderful occurrence of hundreds or even thousands of small things combined to make a solid wall or object of texture. I’m calling these ‘abundance textures’, and here are some examples:

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Takenoko and Gongyo

Ahhh that was an amazing week. Through the Hackerfarm community I have been lucky enough to meet Bernie and Hiromi, who are living rent free in a beautiful crumbling old wooden house in Kamagawa, Chiba. They have welcomed me into their home and in return […]

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