Shimi: Georgia Tech's New Robotic Musician
Shimi, a musical companion developed by Georgia Tech's Center for Music Technology, recommends songs, dances to the beat and keeps the music pumping based on listener feedback. The smartphone-enabled, one-foot-tall robot is billed as an interactive "musical buddy." For more information, visit http://www.gatech.edu/newsroom/release.html?nid=137351 and http://tovbot.com/.
Science Bulletins: Bilingual Brain 'Switch' Found
A recent study led by University College London neuroscientist Cathy Price reveals how the human brain is uniquely adapted to manage multiple languages. Language is processed in various regions of the left cerebral hemisphere. Previous studies using functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) data showed that bilingual people activate the same general brain areas no matter what language they use. But Price's new experimental method, which involved measuring brain activity after showing subject
Science Bulletins: Supernovas Step by Step
Scientists are reproducing supernova explosions on computer screens.
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Casey Cares Partnership
Casey Cares Foundation is a special partner to the University of Maryland Children's Hospital, providing games and activities for patients during their hospital stays and helping them continue to be kids, even when battling an illness. In this video, volunteers from Casey Cares Foundation decorate t-shirts and distribute pajamas to patients during the monthly "Kami's Jammies" party. Even something as simple as new pajamas can brighten a child's day when they are facing a hospital stay.
Video Culture Class: Spanish Holidays #15 - Constitution Day
Learn more about Spanish culture with SpanishPod101.com! Ever wondered what the most important Spanish holidays are, and how they are celebrated? Then this 25-lesson video series is for you! With this series, you’ll learn the what, why, when and how of 25 well-known holidays in Spain. In this video, you’ll [...]
Alfred Hitchcock's The Pleasure Garden (1926) - trailer
The BFI National Archive proudly presents the restoration of Alfred Hitchcock's debut feature 'The Pleasure Garden' (1926), featuring a newly commissioned score by Daniel Patrick Cohen. This restoration is part of The Genius of Hitchcock, a major celebration of Britain's most influential and iconic filmmaker. From June to October 2012 the BFI celebrates Hitchcock's life and work with a complete retrospective of his feature films; gala events, including screenings of restorations with live music,
9.675 The Development of Object and Face Recognition (MIT)
This course takes a 'back to the beginning' view that aims to better understand the end result. What might be the developmental processes that lead to the organization of 'booming, buzzing confusions' into coherent visual objects? This course examines key experimental results and computational proposals pertinent to the discovery of objects in complex visual inputs. The structure of the course is designed to get students to learn and to focus on the genre of study as a whole; to get a feel for h
Choral Vespers - 4/10/14 at 5:15PM
Choral Vespers - 4/10/14
Who Stole the American Dream? | 21st Annual Stakeholder Dialogue 2014
The 21st Annual Stakeholder Dialogue on April 9, 2014 featured Hedrick Smith, author of Who Stole the American Dream?, addressing the tension between the private sector -- with its traditional role in wealth creation, the public sector -- with its traditional role in wealth distribution, and the challenges presented by dramatically increased income disparity. Respondents included: Jennifer Ford Reedy, President of the Bush Foundation; and Robert G. Kennedy, Ph.D., Professor and Chair of Catholic
Inside the Teacher's Studio - Helane Rosenberg
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Craig Kielburger Convocation Speech June 2012
Craig and Marc Kielburger, founders of Free The Children and Me to We, both received honorary doctorates from Concordia on June 18, 2012. The university recognized them for their tireless campaigning against child exploitation, their youth leadership and their social entrepreneurship. Craig addressed graduates from the Faculty of Arts and Science during convocation.
10 tips for greener living
Reduce your environmental impact by using these 10 tips from students Joshua Powell, Hazel Gunn, SiYu Lu, James Gorden, Janni Chandru and Swapnil Jadhav.
Friends Helped Ducote Receive Fulbright Honors
Martin Ducote, 2012 UM Fulbright Scholar gives credits to his friendships made at Ole Miss and his professors for enabling him to receive the national honor. Video by Mary Stanton.
Spider-Man and the Decay Rate Algorithm
In Sony Picture's upcoming film, "The Amazing Spider-Man," you'll find some real and interesting science behind Peter Parker and his webs. University of Minnesota professor Jim Kakalios served as the science consultant on the new film, giving the filmmakers a factual perspective on the physics of wall crawling and the tensile strength of spider's webbing. In addition, Kakalios contributed an equation called the Decay Rate Algorithm, which is at the center of a few major plot points throughout th
Convocation June 15, 2012, 9:30 a.m.
Convocation ceremony for School of Nursing and the Medical Radiation Sciences Program. Order a DVD of this ceremony for $19.99 at http://www.bookstore.mcmaster.ca/
Faculty conversations: Wes Haskell
Wes Haskell, Michigan State University assistant professor in the Department of Theatre, talks about teaching Theatre 101 and getting training as an actor and a teacher at MSU.
Running with Harold Abrahams (1924)
Join legendary British athlete Harold Abrahams as he's put through his paces shortly after winning Gold in the 100 metre sprint at the 1924 Paris Olympics - later immortalised in the film 'Chariots of Fire'. This extract is taken from 'Running: A Sport That Creates Both Bodily and Mental Health', an edition of the 1920s newsreel 'Sporting Life: A Racing Outlook' which also includes Abrahams' fellow runner and 400 metre champion Eric Liddell.