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Tuesday, December 30th, 2014

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Image by Graffiti Photographic
34/366 of my 2012 365 Project. This is a tattoo on my forearm, it is from a japanese painting I located, and it is my favorite Enso. I had the tattoo artist recreate the brush strokes as closely as feasible, as its lack of continuity is portion of its authenticity. Ensō (円相) is a Japanese word meaning &quotcircle&quot and a idea strongly connected with Zen. Ensō is one particular of the most frequent subjects of Japanese calligraphy even although it is a symbol and not a character. It symbolizes absolute enlightenment, strength, elegance, the universe, and the void it can also symbolize the Japanese aesthetic itself. As an &quotexpression of the moment&quot it is usually deemed a kind of minimalist expressionist art.

Ink Travelers Convention

Tuesday, December 23rd, 2014

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Ink Travelers Convention
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Thursday, December 18th, 2014

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Tuesday, October 28th, 2014

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Thor’s Cook
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Image by D. Bjorn, Catchin’ Up
1 of the cooks at the Japanese camp has a great Thor’s Hammer tattoo and a Thor’s hammer necklace.

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Thursday, October 23rd, 2014

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Image by john hayato
believed i’d take a image of my henna tattoo just before it totally fades. japanese kanji for strength, but with a twist.

A Cruise on the S.S. Brainstorm

Wednesday, October 22nd, 2014

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A Cruise on the S.S. Brainstorm
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While college students bask, the ship’s considering-class passengers issue-resolve in the background. Much more Photos »
Published: September 27, 2013

Aboard the MV Explorer — Somewhere on the Mediterranean, a robot was taking shape.

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But it wasn’t in a lab. César Harada and Gabriella Levine, whiz kids from opposite sides of the globe, had been crammed under the stairwell of this decommissioned cruise ship, hunched over bins of batteries and wires.

Nor did it appear like a robot. Five feet lengthy and shaped like a skeletal eel, the Protei is a waterborne drone Mr. Harada invented to clean up oil spills. The 30-year-old French-Japanese inventor held it up. “Generation ten.five,” he stated, looking on the verge of exhaustion. He and Ms. Levine, 28, had only three days left to fine-tune their notion into a functioning prototype. “I do not think I’ve slept far more than three hours” she mentioned of the preceding two weeks.

On the pool deck, fresher 20-somethings braided 1 another’s hair, even though Silicon Valley titans discussed user-interface design. Off the stern, the Strait of Gibraltar receded into the distance.

Welcome to Unreasonable at Sea, a four-month-voyage that aimed to combine the shipboard campus of Semester at Sea with the entrepreneurial zeal of globalized markets and the do-gooder communal spirit of a hackathon.

Even the organizers knew it sounded far-fetched (therefore the name). For one hundred days, the founders of 11 start off-ups sailed the world, joined by a rotating cast of corporate bigwigs and mentors that included Jeff Hoffman, a former chief executive of a Priceline business Prince Fahad bin Faisal Al Saud, a member of the Saudi royal loved ones, and Archbishop Desmond Tutu.

Also on board, for sex appeal: 630 college students, who cracked open their textbooks while tanning poolside. Pushing off from San Diego in January, the voyage headed west, stopping every week or so in exotic ports like Kobe, Japan, and Port Louis, Mauritius, prior to ending in Barcelona, Spain. A film crew documented the complete voyage.

If TED talks and Google Labs copulated and spawned a cruise for the Facebook generation, Unreasonable at Sea would be the outcome.

Amongst the first to sign up was George Kembel, a founder of the Hasso Plattner Institute of Design and style at Stanford, identified as the, the influential graduate plan that teaches creative pondering. “The pitch was, do you want to be a element of this understanding experience about what it takes to take innovation international?” stated Mr. Kembel, who brought his wife and 3 young sons on the voyage.

The application giants Microsoft and SAP every paid six figures to secure cabins for their executives, eager for access to fertile minds. The college students have been marshaled by the University of Virginia, by way of its Semester at Sea study-abroad plan.

And at the helm was Daniel Epstein, 27, the founder of a Colorado tech boot camp called the Unreasonable Institute, and now Unreasonable At Sea: a serial entrepreneur with a softy side. “We’re all huggers here,” he mentioned, introducing a reporter and photographer about for a weeklong remain for the final leg, amongst Casablanca, Morocco, and Barcelona.

Any sense that this would be a “Real World”-style adventure (“11 start off-ups, picked to reside on a boat … ”) was dashed by the nerdy industriousness of the companies, the lack of cost-free-flowing alcohol (carry-on booze was strictly policed by ship staff) and the frequent admonitions that entrepreneurs not hook up with undergrads. Socializing mainly took place at mealtime, and included daylong stints of Mafia, the parlor game.

“I live here,” stated Mr. Harada, in the airless classroom where the entrepreneurs spent their days. “I have no residence. I’ve been crossing international borders every two weeks for two years.” Even though he and Ms. Levine have illustrious resumes (he, a TED fellow who studied design and style in London and worked at M.I.T. she, a cancer researcher, interactive designer and wildland firefighter), neither was a educated robotics engineer, considerably less a boat-builder. They tussled more than locating the appropriate spring-loaded clamps and batteries.

They financed Protei with a ,000 grant from the Ocean Exchange. But for Ms. Levine, who gave up lucrative work to focus on Mr. Harada’s invention, worries about money and inventive fulfillment had been top of thoughts. “I’m not very exactly where I want to be, professionally,” she fretted in a group-developing exercising.

A pleasure cruise this was not. Entrepreneurs properly past their college years identified themselves pulling all-nighters, hampered by spotty Wi-Fi signals. They hoarded cereal and bought Cup Noodles from the ship’s canteen at midnight, spending as tiny time as attainable in the windowless cabins where they were doubled up, sometimes in bunk beds.

Privacy was at a premium. In addition to the documentary group, which posted on the web updates all through the trip, a French tv crew followed Mr. Harada and Ms. Levine. The pair stood out by taking an open-source strategy to their work, rather than searching for patents, significantly to the consternation of the profit-minded executives onboard.

“Some mentors even known as us communists,” Mr. Harada said later. “I’m coming from the new planet, and several of the mentors, with all due respect, they are coming from the old world.”

“Today,” he added, “what creates wealth is what you share, not what you hide.”

In the daily workshops, young executives bonded over their shared sense of social entrepreneurship. “Passion” and “community,” not “monetize,” were the words of decision.

“We believe empathy is what builds empires,” Mr. Epstein recited.

In addition to Protei, there have been companies focused on turning carbon emissions into creating supplies and plants into water filters. Each and every commence-up onboard had been vetted by Mr. Epstein and his group in a procedure that resembled a college application. After selected, they nevertheless had to run their international organizations from the ship.

“I’ve in no way worked so tough in my life,” said Mouhsine Serrar, a mechanical engineering Ph.D. and the founder of Prakti, which manufactures low-expense transportable cooking stoves for the establishing planet.

On the other hand, mentors, who mostly came aboard in short spurts, located the journey refreshing. “It was my ‘Eat, Pray, Love’ professionally,” said Prince Fahad, 30, a Saudi royal who runs two higher-tech start-ups from San Francisco. He boarded the ship in Cape Town, and disembarked a week later in Ghana.

The close quarters did make for some uncommon connections. “I’ve completely higher-fived Archbishop Desmond Tutu,” stated Kevin Moore, the ship’s technologist-in-residence.

For the students, who took courses on travel writing and oceanography and partied in port, the Unreasonable crew was a fraternity unto themselves, huddled with their laptops in the cafeteria. Even after final exams, when students passed their time playing cards and lifting weights on the pool deck, there was not considerably interaction, though a few dozen did grow to be Unreasonable acolytes.

With an help from Mr. Epstein, Mr. Kembel taught a well-known class on inventive pondering, making use of the Unreasonable companies as case research. On graduation day in the student union, Mr. Kembel handed out Stanford d.College pins — a symbol, he mentioned, of membership in its exclusive society of “wayward thinkers.” As the students linked arms and teared up, Mr. Epstein recommended that, like him, they cement their devotion by receiving tattooed with the Unreasonable logo: a light bulb with wings. At least five ultimately took him up on it.

Wade Colburn, a college junior from California majoring in biomedical engineering, wasn’t 1 of them, but he joined this Semester at Sea system mainly since of Unreasonable. “You can do one thing that’s for, like, the far better of the planet and nevertheless make a profit,” he mentioned. “That was a enormous shift in my thinking.”

Right after one hundred days, 25,000 nautical miles, 11 nations and 3 continents, the Explorer arrived in its final port, Barcelona, on April 25. “Breakfast from 0630 to 0730 ONLY,” came the e-mail from the ever-chipper Unreasonable coordinator. “It’s O.K., you’ll be also excited to sleep anyway.”

It was a gray, drizzly morning, and the students, still dazed from their final-night festivities, lugged their new African- and Indian-print bags down the gangway, mentioned goodbye to friends and reunited with parents eagerly lined up previous security at the Port of Barcelona terminal.

The entrepreneurs, too, slowly gathered their belongings and produced their way to a nearby hostel, with yet much more bunk beds. They had only a handful of hours of cost-free time just before an additional round of pitches and meet-and-greets. That evening, they were saluted at a fancy celebration at the maritime museum, with nearby leaders praising their 21st-century gumption.

Mr. Harada and Ms. Levine, meanwhile, were testing their final biomorphic prototype for production in Hong Kong. Hours soon after the boat docked, they rushed to Parc de la Ciutadella, Barcelona’s central park, with a couple of equally higher-reaching international close friends from M.I.T. and Google. The French Tv crew hovered as they produced adjustments to the shape-shifting hull. Mr. Harada attached tiny weights, acquired at a toy shop in Kochi, India Ms. Levine spent an hour fixing a royal-blue sail.

Below a driving rain, with ducks and rowboats floating nearby, they launched Protei in the park’s green pond. Standing below a tree with the remote control, Mr. Harada directed the white vessel into the depths: it glided practically silently via the water, generating graceful, slithery turns.

Their friends, getting by no means observed Protei totally in action before, jumped up and down and cheered, but Mr. Harada and Ms. Levine remained Zen. They had felt all along that their wild concept would perform.

A version of this article seems in print on September 29, 2013, on page ST1 of the New York edition with the headline: A Cruise on the S.S. Brainstorm.

Mega Scooter
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Image by nepolon
Scooters outnumber motorcycles by far. This beefed up a single was also an instance of our very first Japanese with a tattoo.

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Wednesday, October 22nd, 2014

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i feel like i’m becoming followed
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Image by Allegory Malaprop
I found this adorable Japanese girl operating about the Starlust soon after I parked the eyeball last night, and she was followed by this neko ghost shadow. She told me it was a group gift from neko-kan, and gave me the LM. There are a bunch of group gifts out (group’s 10L to join, but that is not much to get my adorable shadow!), and a group hunt going on for some added bits- which includes the witch hat and neko ears (which you can barely see- they are folded down exactly where human ears are, not perked up). Also lots of adorable floofy lolita skirts to be discovered there, and some good boots, and other assorted neat stuff.

hat/ears/shadow by neko-kan (not simple to locate in search!), skin by Fashionably Dead, hair by Clawtooth, tattoos (2 sets layered) by ~silentsparrow~, feets and tail by Mutation Industries, clothing by Schadenfreude, pose by Imperial Elegance

taken in the &quotrelaxation location&quot at Neko-kan (you’ll have to take a tp on that level of the ship- the shop itself is super adorable as well)

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Wednesday, October 22nd, 2014

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2007-07-27 Lu Tatt Finessed — Duotone Cropped
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Image by royblumenthal
A even though back, I did a rough concept painting for a tattoo for a buddy of mine.

Final evening, I got a bee in my bonnet, and decided it was time to do a version that Lu could take to his tattoo artist.

He’s only going to see this tomorrow, but I’d love any responses nevertheless.

In order to make this pic, I searched by means of IMSI’s 202 000 MASTER CLIPS. It is a set of CDs I bought on sale years ago. It is got some of my favourite TIFF pictures on it… stuff culled from the Dover clipart libraries. Old fashioned woodcuts and engravings. Lovely stuff.

Searching by way of, I came across dozens of photos that may well fit the globe Lu was trying to evoke for his arm.

My key criteria in deciding on the pictures had been:

1. The images all need to have to ‘fit’ with each other. They require to really feel as though they’re component of the very same image set.

2. By the finish of the approach, the tattoo design would need to be inkable by a tattoo artist. This also implies that the design and style would need to have to be copyable by the tattoo artist. Most tattoo artists never like to use transfer printers to lay the design and style down on the skin. They like to trace it by hand. This gives them loads of manage, and the capacity to make the artwork their personal.

three. I had to feel comfortable with the photos myself. They need to have to be appeal to my personal aesthetic sense.

So I dragged all of my shortlisted images into CorelDraw ten, exactly where I assembled different rough possibilities, discarding many as they landed on the page.

I lucked on a delicious metal tower, which I squashed down and cleaned up a bit.

The orb mounted on prime of the tower is an old earth globe. The coupling device is the identical orb turned upside down, with the legs utilised as a jewel clip, and the earth portion reduce away.

The arms are from a Japanese print of a samurai warrior. I had to do really a lot of hard surgery to get the arms at the right angle, with the appropriate quantity of muscularity. The one particular on the right had the arm detached from the hand and tilted radically.

The rope extending from the arms comes from a decorative border that I modified slightly. The rope will go all the way about Lu’s bicep. In my actual operating drawing, it really is really lengthy both ways.

The hammer and axe are two separate pictures that I’ve modified to get the lighting appropriate. The tassles on their handles come from a set of curtain tassles on a single of the CDs.

The rays radiating from the earth come from a stylised representation of the sun. I sliced out the smiley face in the centre, and stuck it behind.

And that was just the initial stage!

Subsequent came a complete bunch of me turning the grouped bunch of disparate components into a bitmap (I converted to RGB), in pretty high res, but not overly so. After I’d carried out that, I employed Corel Trace with a entire bunch of modifiers on to simplify the image from the very fussy engraving-style that it had. Then I converted that to a bitmap, messed with it far more, and reconverted it to vector art.

Finally, following all sorts of vector modifications, I was ready to go into the long third phase… Photoshop.

I played and played and played. And then some far more. The playing involved blurring and filtering and layering and blending and painting and erasing and sharpening and blurring and and and and and. The intriguing components for me were the painting and the erasing.

I sent Lu a prior version of this, which was just black ink on skin. But there was something missing. And I couldn’t spot what.

So I played some a lot more. And thanks to a content accident with a blending layer, I discovered myself able to make a red and black duotone. Red and black are two very reliable and durable tattoo inks, so that is why I chose these. I fundamentally wanted to make sure that Lu would have no hassles receiving this tatt interpreted and onto his arm.

If I have been in the marketplace for a tattoo with a tower on it, this would be a version I would be satisfied to have on my arm.

Let’s hope it operates for Lu when he sees it tomorrow morning. And let’s hope even a lot more that his tattoo artist finds it inkable!

This design and style was created on my Toshiba Tecra M4 tablet Computer employing CorelDraw 10 and Photoshop CS2. Snow Patrol and Arcade Fire had been playing all the way via.

If you like this image, you can pop it onto a piece of merchandise at my Flickr-approved Zazzle shop!!!

Space Station Mirage

Tuesday, October 21st, 2014

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Space Station Mirage
Japanese Tattoos

Image by Peter Stindberg (apparently moderate)
For a photosession earlier final evening I dressed myself in pure white skin and hair, as only a shilouette was necessary. As soon as the photos had been carried out, I intended to go to the &quotFuta Love Fest 15&quot in the Cataclysm sim, and because I liked the pale look so a lot I spiced it up with a tiny heavy metal scifi gear. Which then of course called for a scifi location for some pictures.

The initial a single to tell me what the Japanese tattoo on my back indicates gets a photosession with me. And yes, I know what it means :-)

Tattoo man at function

Tuesday, October 21st, 2014

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Tattoo man at operate
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Image by dslwc
Rachael got a 13 in Japanese

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