Journalist born in Montreal, Canada. Earned his degree in journalism fromCarleton University in Ottawa. Has worked for Kyodo News, NHK, CNet, IDG News and other media for 20 years. Has written extensively about Japanese inventors, engineers, roboticists, and Nobel Prize–winning scientists. His work has appeared in media including Nature, Science, Scientific American, and other print and web publications. Author of Loving the Machine: The Art and Science of Japanese Robots and has contributed to several Lonely Planet travel guidebooks. Has lived in Tokyo for 12 years.
Nov 12, 2018