Nam June Paik (July 20, 1932 – January 29, 2006) was a Korean-born American artist. He worked with a variety of media and is considered to be the first video artist.
Paik is credited with an early usage (1974) of the term "super highway" in application to telecommunications.
Ryuichi Sakamoto (坂本 龍一 Sakamoto Ryūichi, born January 17, 1952) is an Academy Award-winning Japanese musician, composer, record producer and actor, based in New York and Tokyo. He plays keyboards in the influential Japanese electropop band Yellow Magic Orchestra.