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August 20, 2008  6:58 PM

Video: MIT’s OpenCourseWare — Introduction to Algorithms (Lesson 1 and 2)



Posted by: GuyPardon
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Thanks to a friendly Creative Commons license, these introductory lectures could be uploaded to Google Video by Peteris Krumins from the host on MIT’s...

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August 19, 2008  12:42 AM

Bizzwords: Business lingo describes the state and style of the information age



Posted by: GuyPardon
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Isn't it amazing how the business lingo of the times reflects the technologies, anxieties and energies of a period? My local NPR station, WBUR, featured a...


May 19, 2008  10:29 AM

What is the future of the Internet?



Posted by: GuyPardon
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Do you think much about the future of the Internet? Last week, the academics and technologists...


April 23, 2008  8:46 AM

Video: Exploring presence technology with tele-immersive dance in cyberspace



Posted by: GuyPardon
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Often the title of a video alone raises an eyebrow. Today's video selection certainly does -- it's a presentation from two tele-immersion labs, one at UC Berkeley's Center for Information Technology Research in the Interest of Society (CITRIS) and the...


March 19, 2008  9:58 AM

Video: IC Innovations at the Design-Manufacturing Interface



Posted by: GuyPardon
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This lecture from the Center for Information Technology Research in the Interest of Society (CITRIS) at UC Berkeley describes how the manufacture design of integrated...

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February 13, 2008  1:52 PM

Where are my “Jumper” cables? Darth Vader, MIT and the science of teleportation.



Posted by: GuyPardon
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There's no question that living in Cambridge and writing about technology has its benefits. The city is swimming in startups, geeky events and plugged-in discussions. Last month, I was lucky enough to score an invitation to a Q&A session with two distinguished MIT physicists focused upon the...


October 4, 2007  10:05 AM

IPTV update: Free classes from UCBerkeley on YouTube; BoingBoing goes to online video



Posted by: GuyPardon
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As reported by the AFP, the University of California at Berkeley has created a dedicated channel on YouTube for more than 300 hours of classes and events. Videos include peace and conflicts studies,...


August 27, 2007  12:26 PM

Facebook: A social network evolves into a social utility



Posted by: GuyPardon
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What can I say about Facebook that hasn't been said? Newsweek has placed Mort Zuckerberg, the founder of the social networking giant


June 25, 2007  1:47 PM

I aced my SATs (and how you can, too)



Posted by: SarahCortes
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OK, so I lied - I didn't ace my SAT exam.  However, if I grew up as part of the iPod Generation, it may have turned out differently.  The New York Times has an interesting article today about Kaplan Test Prep and...


April 17, 2007  9:32 PM

The Massive Resource List for All Autodidacts



Posted by: GuyPardon
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Jimmy Ruska has created an outstanding index of free online educational resources, which he's called the Massive Resource List for All Autodidacts. An autodidact, in case you're wondering, is a self-directed learner....


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