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Junkyard Jumotron

Junkyard Jumotron

Civic Tools: The Latest from the Center for Future Civic Media

Added almost 4 years ago | 00:09:31 | 7749 views

Rick Borovoy demos the Junkyard Jumbotron, an easy method for linking together multiple cheap displays to create a single large image.

Hero Reports / Cronicas de Heroes

Hero Reports / Cronicas de Heroes

Civic Tools: The Latest from the Center for Future Civic Media

Added almost 4 years ago | 00:08:33 | 8814 views

Lorrie LeJeune describes Hero Reports/Cronicas de Heroes, a project currently deployed in Juarez, Mexico, to help residents report and map incidents of heroism, large and small.

Grassroots Mapping

Grassroots Mapping

Civic Tools: The Latest from the Center for Future Civic Media

Added almost 4 years ago | 00:20:53 | 5746 views

Jeffrey Warren presents his work in grassroots mapping -- helping citizens make their own free, open, high-resolution maps with common resources like kites, balloons, and inexpensive cameras.

Between the Bars

Between the Bars

Civic Tools: The Latest from the Center for Future Civic Media

Added almost 4 years ago | 00:06:46 | 7592 views

Charlie DeTar presents his blogging platform for prisoners.

See It Now: Jay Forrester and Whirlwind

See It Now: Jay Forrester and Whirl...

Elemental MIT

Added almost 4 years ago | 00:01:37 | 11579 views

During a 1951 episode on Edward R. Murrow's See It Now television series, Professor Jay Forrester debuted MIT's Whirlwind computer. As project director, Forrester demonstrated the computer's combat information systems for the US Navy. Vi...

MIT Hawkcam (Spring 2004)

MIT Hawkcam (Spring 2004)

Elemental MIT

Added almost 4 years ago | 00:01:44 | 5056 views

Spring has arrived in Cambridge, which often marks the return of nesting Red-tailed Hawks to the MIT campus. This video features a special spring in 2004, when a mating pair of Red-tailed Hawks built a nest in front of Building 9. By cha...

CBS <i>Tomorrow</i> episode: Thinking Machine (1961)

CBS Tomorrow episode: Thinking Mach...

Elemental MIT

Added almost 4 years ago | 00:01:21 | 9169 views

As part of the Tomorrow television series produced by CBS for MIT's Centennial in 1961, screen actor David Wayne previews the scientific future. View this video in its entirety at the From the Vault collection on TechTV.

Vannevar Bush—Looking Back on the Bomb (1963)

Vannevar Bush—Looking Back on the B...

Elemental MIT

Added almost 4 years ago | 00:02:45 | 10112 views

In 1963, Vannevar Bush PhD ’16 was interviewed at his Belmont home for the MIT/WGBH television program Science Reporter and asked to reflect on the weapon he helped create, the atomic bomb. Bush, an inventor, engineer, and former profess...

The Eye of a Robot: Studies in Machine Vision at MIT

The Eye of a Robot: Studies in Mach...

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Added almost 4 years ago | 00:01:29 | 9541 views

The Eye of a Robot shows some of the early artificial intelligence (AI) research that took place during the 1950s at MIT. This video shows experimental computer programs extracting line drawings from pictures. These basic investigations ...

Sensing the Unseen: The Evanescent: Tasting

Sensing the Unseen: The Evanescent:...

Sensing the Unseen

Added almost 4 years ago | 02:30:00 | 4623 views

March 11 Speakers: Amy Trubek and Brad Weiss. Taste is at once a subjective aesthetic experience and also subject to normative judgment.

Automatically Programmed Tools (APT)—Science Reporter TV Series (1959)

Automatically Programmed Tools (APT...

Elemental MIT

Added almost 4 years ago | 00:02:31 | 19003 views

In the 1950s, a new system for the computerization of numerical control was developed at the MIT Electronic Systems Laboratory, called Automatically Programmed Tools or APT. In this 1959 MIT Science Reporter television program, researche...

Death and the Powers

Death and the Powers

Elemental MIT

Added almost 4 years ago | 00:01:20 | 9169 views

FAST presents Tod Machover's spectacular new opera Death and the Powers. Composed by Machover and developed at the MIT Media Lab, Death and the Powers tells the story of Simon Powers, a successful businessman and inventor, "who wants to ...