After each country, the shipboard community gathers in the Union to reflect on their experiences in port. Set to images of Vietnam and Cambodia, these are some of the many stories that were shared with members of the community.
Unreasonable at Sea Mentor Tom Chi is the former Experience Lead for Special Projects at Google X, where he developed experimental products such as Google Glass and Google's Self-Driving Cars. Tom is a pioneer in using rapid prototyping as a tool to maximize creativity and innovation in the development of products and solutions.
While in Hong Kong, Tom lead a workshop on rapid prototyping aboard the ship that also included local students and entrepreneurs. In this video, Tom explains why doing is the best way to tackle problems that have never been solved.
In a visit to Hong Kong's Legislative Council, students in Bruce Reynold's Economy of China class had an opportunity to learn first-hand about some of the most pressing issues Hong Kong is facing today.
Ever since her parents gave her a classic Japanese animated film at the age of 12, Melissa Murphy, a gap year student from North Carolina fell in love with Japan, immersing herself in Japanese artwork and studying the language. However, Melissa had never left the United States, much less been on an airplane, until she flew out to meet the ship in San Diego. In this piece, Melissa recounts what it was like to see firsthand the culture she has been vicariously experiencing for so many years.
Ever wonder what it is like to be a student at sea? We asked film student Jordan Mancuso of Ithaca College in New York if he could document one day from start to finish. Wearing a GoPro Hero 3 camera for much of the day, this is what he put together.