Miyo’s Tsubuyaki

I may be quiet, but my mind is a chatter box.

What Is Art?

What Is Art?

Last month, an AI (Artificial Intelligence) generated art titled Théâtre d’Opéra Spatial won the first prize in the annual Colorado State Fair’s digital arts competition. The image is a futuristic but also Renaissance…

Every Journey Needs A First Step

Every Journey Needs A First Step

Humans have unlimited wants. Recently, Nature Sustainability posted a research article about if the fundamental economic principal was true or not. Researchers conducted a survey of 8,000 people…

I and It: Here We Are Again

I and It: Here We Are Again

Can robots be sentient? Some of you may remember, about three years ago, I wrote “I and It: Where Are We Heading?” In my article, I talked about my concerns about Artificial Intelligence (AI), explaining how Generative Pre-trained Transformer 2 (GPT-2)…

A Solo Show Wasn’t a Solo Journey!

A Solo Show Wasn’t a Solo Journey!

The past six months have been a constant race with obstacles, challenges, twists and turns, but the race wasn’t stressful or chaotic. It was all fun because I wasn’t running alone. My team ran with me all the way.

Everything Happens for a Reason

Everything Happens for a Reason

In 2019, I declared that I was going to to do a solo show in 2020. I found a venue, signed a contract with the Hollywood Fringe and the theater, and started creating promotional materials. Then, as you might guess already, everything was cancelled in 2020. I was...

Draw A Perfect Curve

Draw A Perfect Curve

One of my pet peeves is those who hit the brake before indicating a turn signal. Clearly, they don’t understand the whole picture.Driving is art. It’s also science...like storytelling. You cannot go too fast or too slow. You need to be attentive to details, but you...

Right People, Right Place

Right People, Right Place

Not everybody has the skill set.Said a senior technician at a dental lab. I was taken back by his statement. It sounded harsh and arrogant, contrary to his benign demeanor. Without consideration for my wince, he smiled and continued,Everybody has a different skill...

Location, Location…or Is It?

Location, Location…or Is It?

Maybe it needs to be closer to the window. Maybe the cardinal direction is not quite right. Does my apartment have the right place for it?After I moved my electric piano to a different location, I played a little bit. Nah, I’m still not feeling it. It needs to find a...

Beautiful Quality Is Not Built in a Day

Beautiful Quality Is Not Built in a Day

On New Year’s Day, I dusted off the ink-stone and ink stick that I hadn’t touched for years, poured water on the stone, and started grinding the ink stick. After grinding for a while, I dipped the brush in the ink and wrote one stroke on a piece of paper. I thought I...