This explains so much. “The unnatural mechanical aspect (of Ichiru in Dogura magura–classic Japanese Sci-fi novel from 1935) is marked as foreign and disrupts the notion of pure race, undermining Ichiro’s “Japaneseness.”
FORWARD/STORY (Forward Slash Story) is an invite-only 3 day residential lab taking place May 16, 17 & 18th, 2014. A lab where storytellers working in tech don’t give presentations. There are no projects or mentors only peers. Participants share and explore the creative challenges of telling stories that break new ground. Five core challenges that storytellers face will be explored in a collaborative environment.