Channel9/Coding4Fun On Discovery’s Inside West Coast Customs!

Earlier this year at Build, we announced a partnership between the Channel 9/Coding4Fun team and Ryan Friedlinghaus, world famous and award winning automotive designer based in Corona, California and star of the Discovery Channel's Velocity network reality TV series, Insid
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Frog and Microsoft threw one giant opening party for the Interactive track...and they did so by throwing an interactive PARTY. Check out this video to see one of the manifestations of the idea:  bringing classic arcade games to life.


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On January 1, 1808, Great Britain and the United States banned the slave trade. Although the process of importing slaves had been declared illegal in the United States, the institution of slavery within the states remained very much alive. Learn more about the abolitionists and their cause in this video clip from Discovery Channel's series, "Assignment Discovery." (0:48)
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With its strong navy, Britain dominated the slave trade and turned it in to an industry. The triangular trade refers to the bond between Africa, America and Europe. Learn more in this clip from Discovery Channel's series, "Assignment Discovery." (1:47)
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Apartheid is the political system of racial segregation. In South Africa, apartheid gave privileges white people and discriminated against people of color. Nelson Mandela gave South African people of color new found hope. Learn about apartheid and its effects on the South African community on Discovery Channel's "Assignment Discovery." (0:58)
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After the weakening of the Mali Empire, the new Songhai Empire arose. It was the third great empire in ancient Africa, and the people of the land followed Islam. The impact of this great empire can still be seen today. Learn more in this video clip from Discovery Channel's "Assignment Discovery." (0:44)
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The TV show is described as follows by the producer:
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Photo Slideshow: UA Archaeologist's Final Pottery Sale
UA School of Anthropology archaeologist Michael Brian Schiffer has, for years, made pottery that he has sold in honor of his late parents toward the benefit of student scholarships. Schiffer, the Fred A. Riecker Distinguished Professor of Anthropology who is retiring from UA, is hosting his final sale on March 30-31.
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This four minute video shows how Hawaiian cocoa is grown and harvested. The students should develop a better appreciation of the work and time needed to make chocolate.
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