How do you see the future?
What do you see beyond the passing of time?
What do you imagine will happen going forward,
as time flows endlessly on?
You cannot create a future if you can’t imagine one.
Only when there is determination to move forward
will new standards be revealed.
Innovative ideas and state-of-the-art technologies
can only be conceived through the freedom to imagine,
the strength to hope, and the boldness to achieve.
The future is a gift from the present,
and is only given to those who pursue it.
Let’s aspire to a wondrous future,
creating its image for all to see.
And never stop imagining how the future
of our world may appear.

Special Interview

“How do you see the future?”

Interviews with five top runners, who are
“Attracting Tomorrow” into their respective fields.
They provide valuable messages to the younger
generation who are the creators of the future.

Peter Andreas Grünberg

Professor, Institute for Solid State Physics,
Forschungszentrum Jülich, Germany
Recipient, in 2007, of the Nobel Prize in Physics for his discovery of giant magnetoresistance (GMR).

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Kelly McGonigal

Health Psychologist
Lecturer, CCARE (Center for Compassion and
Altruism Research and Education), Stanford University
Written works include “The Willpower Instinct: How Self-Control Works, Why It Matters, and What You Can Do to Get More of It” and “The Upside of Stress: Why Stress Is Good for You, and How to Get Good at It”.

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Graduate of Berklee College of Music
Made her world debut in 2003
Hiromi’s 10th album “SPARK”, released in 2016, topped Billboard’s weekly jazz albums chart.

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Yoichi Ochiai

Media Artist
Assistant Professor, Library, Information and
Media Studies, University of Tsukuba
Head of Digital Nature Group
Written works include “Korekara no sekai o tsukuru nakamatachi e [For my friends who will be creating our future world]” and “Mahou no Seiki [The Magical Century]”.

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Special Interview

“How do you see the future?”

“Attracting Tomorrow”

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