TAKUMI - Real Craftsmanshift

Takumi: Will technology make craftsmanship obsolete?

As technology-and especially Artificial Intelligence-develops at a breakneck pace, it seems that time-honored craftsmanship, created through years of learning, practice, trial and error, has become something out of the past.

Shouldn’t we just let go of those old traditions? And fully commit -and even surrender- to technology?

How does one deal with this in Japan? See here the role of the Takumi craftsman in a hi-tech environment.