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Internet Pioneers Place Next Bet on Blockchain

Internet Pioneers Place Next Bet on Blockchain

In recent years, the Blockchain technology has been garnering a lot of attention. Despite its nascencent form, it is already revolutionizing information technology. After all, Bitcoin, one of its applications, has already gained traction in the finance industry. How can blockchain further transform society? To discuss its potential, Joi Ito, Director of MIT Media Lab,

European Progressive Rock Fest Stirs Fans in Tokyo

Progressive Rock is an art that transcends generations. Popularized in the 70s, “Prog” still attracts the devotion of its aging fans in addition to a younger legion of newer converts. The bands of this genre strive to open musical frontiers by fusing influences from all hemispheres. Four such pioneers recently gathered at the Kokusai Forum