Author Archive for mitacampus

The Potential of Drone

Making a continuous noise like a bee, the aircraft flies up. It can not only hover, but also go up and down and move forward, backward, right and left. This is a drone, a kind of aircraft without a pilot…

Drone School

“Slowly move it to the left.” Following the voice of the instructor, the student turns the drone smoothly to the left. The area where the pair is operating the drone is large enough for it freely fly around. This is the Tokyo branch of Drone School…

HLAB

“We aim to create an opportunity for the participating high school and university students to become each others’ role models and take time to reflect and rethink their values”, Hidetaka Kawada, a first year studying at Keio University in the Faculty of Law,…

Japanese Women’s Happiness: Is it not Marriage anymore?

Do Japanese people not want to get married? A decreasing birthrate and aging population are few of the reasons why people tend to marry later or do not get married at all. This is now a serious social problem in Japan. According to “Population Projection for Japan”: 2011(National Institute of Population and Social Security Research), nine out of ten young Japanese…

The Future of AR

​In July 2016, a new game application, PokemonGO, attracted many Japanese people. The game application adopts augmented reality, AR technology. AR can create an imaginary world framed around the real world. For example, people can see and catch Pokemon in…

Eating Insects

​On May 13, 2013, the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) announced a surprising report. According to the report, by 2050 there will be 9 billion people on earth. To accommodate this number, current food production will need to double.…

A Path to Better Sex Education

“We will probably not get knocked up.” Many couples who do not use for contraception think there is no possibility of pregnancy. “If you do it during the safe period, you will never get pregnant.”“If you use the pull-out method,…