Born 1976 in Ishikawa. Active as a DJ/producer, while at once engaging in research into user interfaces and musical expression based on artificial intelligence (AI). He established Qosmo in 2009. Understanding AI as an alternative intelligence that is not based on an emulation of the human being, but on an entirely different logic, he continues to explore the possibilities of expanding human creativity with the help of AI as a partner and intellectual cooperator. An associate professor at Faculty of Environment and Information Studies, Keio University.