SP.713 Recreate Experiments from History: Inform the Future from the Past: Galileo (MIT)
2010 marks the 400th anniversary of Galileo's astonishing sightings of features on the moon, stars, and moons around Jupiter that no one had seen before. Recreate these new ways of seeing and exploring from the materials and techniques Galileo had on hand, while you reflect on the times and works of Galileo. What was it like to improvise new ways of seeing and exploring from the materials and techniques on hand? What do we notice? What surprises us? How can we relate to past experience and ideas
4.607 Thinking About Architecture: In History and at Present (MIT)
This class will be constructed as a lecture-discussion, the purpose being to engage important theoretical issues while simultaneously studying their continuing historical significance. To enhance discussion, three debates will be held in class. Each student will be required to participate in one of these debates. Each student will also be required to write three short papers. Class participation is essential and will be factored into the final grade.The course will portray the history of theory
21M.380 Music and Technology (Contemporary History and Aesthetics) (MIT)
This course is an investigation into the history and aesthetics of music and technology as deployed in experimental and popular musics from the 19th century to the present. Through original research, creative hands-on projects, readings, and lectures, the following topics will be explored. The history of radio, audio recording, and the recording studio, as well as the development of musique concrète and early electronic instruments. The creation and extension of musical interfaces by composers
A Brief History of General Francis Marion
Dr. Joseph Stukes, retired Professor of History at Francis Marion University and local historian gives a brief biography of general Francis Marion.
History of Territorial Expansion of the United States (maps)
History of Territorial Expansion of the United States. Clip shows multimedia maps of the united states with information about the history of territorial expansion of the United States from 1763 to present.
An Exploration of Our History (California Gold Rush)
Documentary segment describing how Europeans flocked to California from all over to strike it rich from the gold rush.<br /><br />Written and produced by Doug Harris
An overview of the Computer History Museum in Mountain View, California. The computer has changed everything that we do. It is the single most important invention since the second half of the 20th century. (6:51)
Mythbusters Guys Talk Computer History
Watch this video about the speed of Intel's new Centrino microprocessor on HowStuffWorks. Science gurus Adam Savage and Jamie Hyneman race through speed and time to show the explosive wonders of Moore's Law, which is at the core of advances in computer technology. This video was created to celebrate the introduction of Intel Centrino Duo and Intel Centrino Pro processor technology in May 2007, and is presented courtesy of PodTech.net. (1:41)
The History of the Personal Computer
Project for AP American History documenting the history of the personal computer. The PC has changed society forever. In 1936 the Z1 was created in Germany and did simple tasks.
History of Computers,Bill Gates, Paul Allen, Apple Microsoft
Short video on the beginning of computers in 1936 to present. (1:16)
The apple computer history
Macintosh Computer History from 1976 to present. Pictures and dates-no descriptions or music. (4:21)
First Apple was designed by Steve Wozniak. Steve Jobs, a friend had the idea of selling the computer. Exhibited at Homebrew Computer Club in April 1976 and went on sale in July 1976 at a price of $666.66. About 200 30-chip units were assambled. However, users had to add case, power supply, keyboard & display. A cassete interface for storage was released later at $75. (9:23)
Using Apple Computers : History of Apple Computers
The history of Apple computers begins in 1971 when two friends developed the Apple 1, a simple configuration of RAM, a motherboard and a textual video chip. ...
The Full History of Apple: 1976 - 2008
This is it people. The entire history of Apple. THe best you'll find on YouTube. From the Apple I to the MacBook Air. This is it. (8:03)
The first 30 years were just the beginning...pictures with text demonstrating the different computers.
My Apple Computer History Collection
Over the years I have collected a number of Apple computers and items and today I decide to create a quick video showing my collection. This video shows many computers and give a little information about them. (6:35)
Apple Inc. A Quick History.
It is 2007. The video starts with showing how Leopard can store a copy of everything in time machine. If you can't find your files spotlight searches the past to locate files. Next it pops back to Steve Jobs in 1977 doing a demo of Machintosh. (7:27)
The History of Apple Computer
This is a good history of apple computer starting from the Lisa. the first Apple Personal PC to different OS. The first personal Mac is shown. Some text many images.(2:40)
Black American History
This video gives a brief introduction to black history in America. It has still images with narration.
History of Women's Rights - Introduction
A short slide-show video about the history of the women's right. It refers to some leaders of the women's rights movement and to the most relevant achievements such the foundation of the first university for women in1821. Slides and text with music (David Bowie, "Suffragette City")