Japan 2019: Tachikawa

Keisuke Honda, our host, took us to a great seafood restaurant in Tachikawa. I forgot to get the name, but it was fantastic.

The raw baby squids were surprisingly tasty

Apparently you’re supposed to eat the entire raw prawn, including the brains

So I ate it

Working on our topic model paper at the Institute of Statistical Mathematics

Presenting our Finland performance funding paper

Paul studies the physical random number generators in ISM’s computer museum

Paul is impressed with ISM’s water-cooled supercomputers

ISM shares a building with the National Institute of Polar Research

Memorial to dogs that died on Japanese polar expeditions

If you’re ever in Tachikawa, this is the place for dinner: Tamaya Kitchen

Chicken hearts