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Computer Chronicles
Aug 8, 2012
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A review of search engines in 1996.
Topics: computer, chronicles, cheifet, search, internet
Computer Chronicles
Nov 27, 2009 Stewart Cheifet
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An early pre-Google look at search engine technology. Episode # 1404. Featured are DataQuest, Alta Vista, Zip 2, Autonomy, Pointcast, and The Angle. Originally broadcast in 1996. Copyright 1996 Stewart Cheifet Productions.
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Topics: search, internet, chronicles, cheifet
Community Video
Sep 25, 2009
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Pierre Omidyar Interview on Net Cafe
Topic: ebay
Community Video
Sep 25, 2009
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Jeff Bezos Interview from Computer Chronicles
Topic: jeff bezos
Community Video
Feb 24, 2009
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university of the arts
Topic: arts
Community Video
Feb 23, 2009
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University of the Arts Promotional Reel
Topics: university, arts, philadelphia
Community Video
Feb 8, 2009
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Video tour of the University of the Arts in Philadelphia.
Topics: university, arts
Community Video
Aug 16, 2008
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rfh1
Topic: rfh1
Community Video
Jun 19, 2008
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Topics: NASA, video, film
Community Video
Jun 18, 2008
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Sampler reel from NASA Archives stills collection.
Topics: nasa, stills, photographs
Community Video
Feb 22, 2008 CC China Mainland
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Highlights of the first annual photography contest sponsored by Creative Commons China Mainland.
Topics: china, beijing, photography, contest, creative commons
Community Video
Sep 13, 2007
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summer in loire valley
Topics: fondette, marigny
Community Video
Jul 29, 2007
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josie crawls
Topic: josie
Community Audio
Apr 22, 2007 Various
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Clips of Washington humor from a more gentle political era, the early 1960's. Introduced by former NBC newsman Chet Huntley. Featured are Sargent Shriver, former head of the Peace Corps, Adlai Stevenson, former Ambassador to the United Nations, President John F. Kennedy, former IRS Director Mortimer Caplin, former Senators Barry Goldwater and Kenneth Keating, and former Congressmen Charles Halleck, Thruston Morton, Brooks Kays, and D.R. (Billy) Matthews.
Topics: washington, politics, humor, beltway
Community Video
Jan 16, 2007
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test upload of peking university lecture
Topics: peking, beijing, university, pekutest
Community Video
Dec 19, 2006
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test upload for peking university lectures
Topics: peking, beijing, fine arts, painting, university, pekutest
Community Video
Dec 12, 2006 Anthony Fabian
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"Skin" is a film of mythic proportions, which effortlessly tackles huge issues regarding the insanity of racism and questions the whole notion of racial identity. It touches on the science of genetics and the mysteries of religion. Based on the true story of Sandra Laing, a light-skinned, African looking girl born to two white parents in South Africa. Sandra is expelled from an all-white school after being classified as "coloured", she is later reclassified as...
Topics: anthony fabian, elysian films, sandra laing, apartheid, south africa, racism, skin
Community Video
Dec 12, 2006 Robert Whiteside
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The Swampdaddies perform at GooseFest in Panama, Illinois. Featuring Bruce Weiss, Dale Hanabarger, Mike Miller, and Bobby Durbin.
Topics: swampdaddies, goosefest
Community Video
Dec 12, 2006 Robert Whiteside
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The Swampdaddies perform at GooseFest in Panama, Illinois. Featuring Bruce Weiss, Dale Hanabarger, Mike Miller, and Bobby Durbin.
Topics: swampdaddies, goosefest
Community Video
Dec 11, 2006 Robert Whiteside
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The Swampdaddies perform at GooseFest in Panama, Illinois. Featuring Bruce Weiss, Dale Hanabarger, Mike Miller, and Bobby Durbin.
Topics: swampdaddies, goosefest
Community Video
Dec 11, 2006 Robert Whiteside
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The Swampdaddies perform at GooseFest in Panama, Illinois. Featuring Bruce Weiss, Dale Hanabarger, Mike Miller, and Bobby Durbin.
Topics: swampdaddies, goosefest
Community Audio
Dec 8, 2006
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A collection of classic political humor from the late 1950's and early 1960's featuring John F. Kennedy, Sargent Shriver, Adlai Stevenson, Brooks Hays, Barry Goldwater, Charles Halleck, Thruston Morton, Mortimer Caplin, Donald Ray Matthews, and Kenneth Keating.
Topics: politics, humor, kennedy, stevenson, washington, comedy, shriver, goldwater, halleck, morton, hays,...
Community Video
Dec 1, 2006 Robert Whiteside
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The Swampdaddies perform at GooseFest in Panama, Illinois. Featuring Bruce Weiss, Dale Hanabarger, Mike Miller, and Bobby Durbin.
Topics: swampdaddies, goosefest
Community Video
Oct 15, 2006
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Six RoboNova robots dance together to music.
Topics: robots, robotics, dance
Community Video
Aug 24, 2006 SCP
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Presentation reel for Computer Chronicles and Net Cafe.
Topics: scp, demo, computer chronicles, net cafe, internet cafe
Community Video
Aug 18, 2006 Her Parents
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Raw footage of day one in the life of Josephine Anne Koven.
Topics: josephine, josie, jo, steph, stephanie
Community Video
Aug 8, 2006 Anthony Fabian
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"Skin" is a film of mythic proportions, which effortlessly tackles huge issues regarding the insanity of racism and questions the whole notion of racial identity. It touches on the science of genetics and the mysteries of religion. Based on the true story of Sandra Laing, a light-skinned, African looking girl born to two white parents in South Africa. Sandra is expelled from an all-white school after being classified as "coloured", she is later reclassified as...
Topics: anthony fabian, elysian films, sandra laing, apartheid, south africa, racism, skin
Community Video
Aug 8, 2006 Anthony Fabian
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"Skin" is a film of mythic proportions, which effortlessly tackles huge issues regarding the insanity of racism and questions the whole notion of racial identity. It touches on the science of genetics and the mysteries of religion. Based on the true story of Sandra Laing, a light-skinned, African looking girl born to two white parents in South Africa. Sandra is expelled from an all-white school after being classified as "coloured", she is later reclassified as...
Topics: anthony fabian, elysian films, sandra laing, south africa, apartheid, racism
Community Video
Aug 8, 2006 Anthony Fabian
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"Skin" is a film of mythic proportions, which effortlessly tackles huge issues regarding the insanity of racism and questions the whole notion of racial identity. It touches on the science of genetics and the mysteries of religion. Based on the true story of Sandra Laing, a light-skinned, African looking girl born to two white parents in South Africa. Sandra is expelled from an all-white school after being classified as "coloured", she is later reclassified as...
Topics: anthony fabian, elysian films, sandra laing, south africa, apartheid, racism
Community Video
Aug 8, 2006 Anthony Fabian
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"Skin" is a film of mythic proportions, which effortlessly tackles huge issues regarding the insanity of racism and questions the whole notion of racial identity. It touches on the science of genetics and the mysteries of religion. Based on the true story of Sandra Laing, a light-skinned, African looking girl born to two white parents in South Africa. Sandra is expelled from an all-white school after being classified as "coloured", she is later reclassified as...
Topics: anthony fabian, elysian films, sandra laing, south africa, apartheid, racism
Community Video
Aug 4, 2006
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A montage of recent NASA imagery including the STS121 Shuttle launch, photos from the Spirit Rover on Mars, repairs to the International Space Station, Hubble Telescope photos of planetary nebulae, repairs to the Hubble Telescope using space walks and a robotic arm, pictures from the Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter, the Messenger mission to Mercury, and NASA's planned nuclear powered space engine to be used in exploring the moons of Jupiter.
Topics: nasa, mars, shuttle, space, jupiter, mercury, space station, callisto, ganymede, europa, planetary...
Open Democracy
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Apr 26, 2006
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Pioneering a new type of independent media based on exchange and participation, Open Democracy spans the globe and covers the key questions of our times with interviews and contributions from renowned authors and marginalized voices alike. Some topics covered in this collection include life inside Guantanamo, climate change, human rights, and freedom of expression. Interviews with Sister Helen Prejean, Salman Rushdie, Carlos Fuentes, and Daniel Ellsberg are featured. Click for more information...
Mother Jones Radio
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Apr 10, 2006
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A fun, fast, and substantive show of reporting and commentary inspired by stories from Mother Jones magazine. Award-winning host Angie Coiro brings together reporters and experts, creating a potent mix of news, razor-sharp commentary, and political humor from some of the best in the business. Mother Jones Radio picks up where corporate news leaves off. Its reporters ask what others don't, say what others won't, and bring you important stories you just won't hear anywhere else. At Mother Jones...
Structure and Interpretation of Computer Programs
Apr 5, 2006
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The fifteenth lecture of twenty from MIT's Structure and Interpretation of Computer Programs course.
Topics: Sussman, MIT, Abelson, lecture, computer science
Coffee House TV
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Apr 5, 2006
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"What public television is supposed to be..." The Coffee House is a monthly, hour-long, cable TV program of public affairs and the arts. It is taped at Montgomery Community Television in Rockville, MD, and airs regularly on eleven cable channels in Maryland, the District of Columbia, Virginia, and Pennsylvania. Overall, it reaches over five million people. Now in its tenth season, The Coffee House has won numerous awards. The producer of The Coffee House is Mark Cohen. Click for more...
Topics: public affairs, arts, mark cohen, cable tv
Community Video
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A documentary about Paul Otlet, often considered the father of information management, narrated by W. Boyd Rayward, his biographer. In the late 1800s and early 1900s Otlet pioneered the field of what we today call information science, but what he called documentation. A hundred years before the development of the Internet, Otlet used terms like web of knowledge, link, and knowledge network to describe his vision for a central repository of all human knowledge. In English and French. Produced...
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Topics: otlet, mundaneum, rayward, belgium, documentation, internet
Structure and Interpretation of Computer Programs
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The final lecture of twenty from MIT's Structure and Interpretation of Computer Programs course.
Topics: Sussman, MIT, Abelson, lecture, computer science
Structure and Interpretation of Computer Programs
Mar 22, 2006
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The nineteenth lecture of twenty from MIT's Structure and Interpretation of Computer Programs course.
Topics: Sussman, MIT, Abelson, lecture, computer science
UCSF Industry Archives Videos
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Feb 21, 2006
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The University of California, San Francisco Industry Archives Video Collection, formerly known as the UCSF Tobacco Industry Video Collection, contains video files that complement the UCSF Industry Documents Library  holdings.  These videos are related to the marketing, manufacturing, sales, and scientific research of tobacco, chemical, drug, food and fossil fuel products as well as materials gathered and produced by public health advocates. The bulk of the UCSF Industry...
Topics: cigarettes, tobacco
Community Video
Feb 1, 2006
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Topic: tobacco
The Beat Within
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Jan 26, 2006
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At any moment in California, 13,000 young people are detained in juvenile halls and another 4,500 are in the California Youth Authority. More than 75% of these young people wind up back behind bars within a year of their release. Behind these cold statistics are thousands of individual stories of young people who do not go back behind bars, but who find a way to turn their lives around. These video diaries tell the stories of those who succeed and the struggles that they face when they try to...
Topics: juvenile, diary, crime, gangs, drugs, rehabilitation
The Beat Within
Jan 25, 2006
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An introduction to "The Beat Within" and the "Beat Diaries" programs, including a brief look at some of the young people profiled in this video diary collection.
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Topics: juvenile, diary
The Beat Within
Jan 25, 2006
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A video diary of a young man who has been through the juvenile correctional system and is now making his way back into the free world, dealing with jobs, school, relationships, and his past.
Topics: juvenile, diary
The Beat Within
Jan 25, 2006
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A video diary of a young woman who has been through the juvenile correctional system and is now making her way back into the free world, dealing with education, career, and ambition.
Topics: juvenile, diary
The Beat Within
Jan 25, 2006
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A video diary of a young man who has been through the juvenile and adult correctional systems and is now making his way back into the free world, dealing with jobs, school, family, and temptations.
Topics: juvenile, diary
The Beat Within
Jan 24, 2006
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A video diary of a young woman who has been through the juvenile and adult correctional systems and is now making her way back into the free world, dealing with jobs, school, family, and temptations.
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Topics: juvenile, diary
The Beat Within
Jan 24, 2006 Pacific News Service & YO!TV
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A video diary of a young man who has been through the juvenile and adult correctional systems and is now making his way back into the free world, dealing with jobs, school, friends, and temptations.
Topics: juvenile, diary
The Beat Within
Jan 24, 2006 Pacific News Service & YO!TV
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A video diary of a young woman who has been through the juvenile correctional system and is now making her way back to into the free world, dealing with jobs, school, marriage, and temptations.
Topics: juvenile, diary
Testimony in hearings conducted by the House Committee on Energy and Commerce about whether Philip Morris' Bill of Rights advertising campaign violated the Federal Cigarette Labeling and Advertising Act. Includes exhibition of the commercials in question.
Topics: tobacco, cigarette, hearing, Congress, charitable donation, marketing, advertising, public...
Community Video
Jan 24, 2006
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Demo video for new television series.
Topics: health, biotech, technology, medicine, holistic, cheifet
The Beat Within
Jan 23, 2006 Pacific News Service & YO!TV
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A video diary of a young man who has been through the juvenile and adult correctional systems and is now making his way back into the free world, dealing with jobs, school, relationships and temptations.
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The Beat Within
Jan 23, 2006 Pacific News Service & YO!TV
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A video diary of a young man who has been through the juvenile and adult correctional systems and is now making his way back into the free world, dealing with jobs, school, relationships and temptations.
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Topics: juvenile, diary
The Beat Within
Jan 23, 2006 Pacific News Service & YO!TV
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A video diary of a young man who has been through the juvenile correctional system and is now making his way back into the free world, dealing with jobs, school, relationships and temptations.
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Topics: juvenile, diary
The Beat Within
Jan 23, 2006
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A video diary of a young man who has been through the juvenile and adult correctional systems and is now making his way back into the free world, dealing with jobs, school, relationships and temptations.
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Topics: juvenile, diary
Rustbelt Radio
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Jan 13, 2006
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Rustbelt Radio is a weekly 60-minute news program from the Pittsburgh Independent Media Center and WRCT 88.3 FM Pittsburgh. Featuring news and interviews from the regional rustbelt area, as well as coverage of global issues. As part of the indymedia network, Rustbelt Radio strives to be an outlet for community based, non-corporate, participatory media. Rustbelt Radio features news from the grassroots that is commonly overlooked by the corporate media. It can be heard on radio stations in...
Deep Dish TV
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Jan 9, 2006
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Deep Dish TV is the first national satellite network linking local access producers and programmers, independent video makers, activists, and other individuals who support the idea and reality of a progressive television network. While commercial networks present a homogeneous and one-dimensional view of society, Deep Dish TV thrives on diversity. Instead of television that encourages passivity, deep dish distributes creative programming that educates and activates. Deep Dish TV programs are...
Community Video
Dec 16, 2005
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A fun collection of various Christmas decorations that sing and dance.
Topics: christmas, santa, santa claus, frosty, rudolph, polar express, holiday
Community Video
Dec 13, 2005
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A fun collection of Christmas toys, gadgets, and characters that sing and dance. You can find smaller file size versions and thumbnails at http://www.archive.org/details/christmasfun .
Topics: christmas, santa claus, reindeer, rudolph, santa, holiday, frosty
Community Video
Oct 31, 2005
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Coverage of the Open Content Alliance launch event held October 25, 2005 at the Golden Gate Club of the Presidio in San Francisco. Presenters include Brewster Kahle, Internet Archive; Doran Weber, Alfred P Sloan Foundation; Jonathan Bengston, University of Toronto; Daniel Greenstein, California Digital Library; Tom Garnett, Smithsonian Institution; Sayeed Choudhury, Johns Hopkins University; Rick Prelinger, Open Content Alliance; David Mandelbrot, Yahoo!; Jim Michalko, Research Libraries Group;...
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Topics: open, content, alliance, library, book, yahoo, MSN, digital
Community Video
Oct 31, 2005
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Official NASA footage of the Apollo 11 moon landing mission.
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Topics: NASA, Apollo, moon, space
Globians Film Festival
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Oct 25, 2005
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The "Globians Doc Fest" collection features a selection of films, documentaries and videos from the annual Globians Doc Fest Berlin world & culture documentary film festival". The festival series took place from 2005 until 2013 in Berlin and various other German cities. Click for more information on the Globians Doc Fest project.
Community Video
Jul 29, 2005 Larry Jenkins
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Satirical look at George Bush's global dominance vision.
Topics: bush, esoteric, united states, president
Community Video
Jul 29, 2005
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Sampler reel from some of the 12 million stills at NASA, soon to be part of the nasaimages.org archive collection.
Topics: nasa, images, space, astronaut, moon, mars, shuttle, apollo
Net Cafe
Oct 5, 2004
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This is part one of a special two part series on Net Cafe featuring an in-depth interview with Nicholas Negroponte, Director of the MIT Media Lab, author of Being Digital, and columnist for Wired magazine. Shot on location at the SomArts Cultural Center in San Francisco as a presentation to the Association of Internet Professionals. The interviewer is Net Cafe host Stewart Cheifet. Originally broadcast in 2002.
Topics: MIT, Wired, Being Digital
Net Cafe
Oct 5, 2004
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The internet has become home to many new age organizations and movements. This program looks at several examples including astrology.net, itsyoga.com, the Berkeley Psychic Institute, the Covenant of the Goddess, reclaiming.org, and SETI@home. Shot on location at the Club I cybercafe in San Francisco. Hosts are Jane Wither, Andrew deVries, and Stewart Cheifet. Originally broadcast in 1999.
Topics: witches, astrology, yoga, covenant, psychic, SETI
Net Cafe
Oct 5, 2004
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This is part two of a special two-part series on Net Cafe featuring an in-depth interview with Nicholas Negroponte, Director of the MIT Media Lab, author of Being Digital, and columnist for Wired magazine. Shot on location at the SomArts Cultural Center in San Francisco as a presentation for the Association of Internet Professionals. The interviewer is Net Cafe host Stewart Cheifet. Originally broadcast in 2002.
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Topics: MIT, Media Lab, Wired, Being Digital
Net Cafe
Oct 5, 2004
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People collect all kinds of strange things and many of them now use the web to extend their hobby. This show looks at several web sites dealing with hobby collections. Topics covered include the online auction of Butterfield and Butterfield, online book collectors, auctionwatch.com, the Vintage Computer Festival, and the art web site of SF MOMA, the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art. Shot on location at the Club I cybercafe in San Francisco. Hosts are Jane Wither, Andrew deVries, and Stewart...
Topics: books, auction, computers, art
Net Cafe
Oct 5, 2004
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The web quickly became a popular platform for game playing and gambling. This show looks at several approaches to using the internet as gaming platform. Sites covered include gamespot.com, acrophobia, NetStorm, Activision, bezerk.com, gamers.com, pgl.net, virtualvegas.com, starluck.com, and intercasino.com. Guests include Dennis Fong (Thresh), the world's most successful computer gamer, Rebecca Anderson, Anthony Schubert, Jonathan Knight, and Jon Swartz. Guest analyst is Larry Magid. Hosts are...
Topics: ping, gamespot, activision, acrophobia, netstorm, thresh, dennis fong, 203
Net Cafe
Oct 5, 2004
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Some users see the web as a challenge and want to stretch the limits of what the internet can do. This program looks at several examples. Topics covered include the @Home network, fonecam.com, thetech.org, nasa.gov, mars.jpl.nasa.gov, sdss.org, the Hubble space telescope, and usgs.gov. Demonstrations include the wearable computer and online research on earthquakes, volcanic eruptions, and floods. Hosts are Rebecca Eisenberg, Andrew deVries, and Stewart Cheifet. Guest analyst is writer Larry...
Topics: @home, tech museum, fonecam, nasa, mars, geological survey
Net Cafe
Oct 5, 2004
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A look at how various arts groups use the internet. Web sites reviewed include sfopera.com, ladyofspain.com, eiu.org, dramex.org, and annabegins.com. Features the official web site for lovers and players of the accordion including a performance by accordion afficionado Tom Torriglia. Also a look at a fan web site for Counting Crows and some experimental performances of techno art. Shot on location at the Club I cybercafe in San Francisco. Hosts are Andrew deVries and Stewart Cheifet. Guest...
Topics: opera, accordion, drama, counting crows, techno
Net Cafe
Oct 5, 2004
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A survey of web sites that provide useful information for home improvement projects. Sites reviewed include improvenet.com, netguide.com, homecentral.com, gardening.com, and planetproperties.com. Also features Candi Strecker, known as the HandyGirl. Hosts are Jane Wither, Andrew deVries, and Stewart Cheifet. Guest analyst is writer Larry Magid. Shot on location at the CyberSmith internet cafe in Palo Alto, California. Originally broadcast in 1998. Episode #213.
Topics: do it yourself, real estate, gardening, home decoration, 213
Net Cafe
Oct 5, 2004
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The internet changed political activism by providing a new and powerful communications and organization tool. This program reviews several web sites that serve the needs of activist groups. Among those covered are the Barron Park Neighborhood Association (BPA) web site and the Palo Alto College Terrace Residents Association (CTRA) web site. Also reviewed are smartvoter.org, lwv.org, mpac.org (a site for AMILA, American Muslims Intent on Learning and Activism), igc.org, the site for the...
Topics: Sierra Club, muslims, voters, activist, neighborhood association, 202
Net Cafe
Oct 5, 2004
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The internet forever changed the relationship between patient and doctor, allowing patients to research their medical conditions online before seeing a doctor. This program looks at several web sites that provide healthcare information. Sites covered include storksite.com, womenshealth.org, healthy.net, med.stanford.edu, gennexhealth.com, quackwatch.com, and sexclinic.com. Guests include Dr. Patti Britton and Dr. Karen Sarpolis. Hosts are Jane Wither, Andrew deVries, and Stewart Cheifet. Shot...
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Topics: sex, pregnancy, womens health, stanford, 150
Net Cafe
Oct 5, 2004
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A review of several web sites about sports. Sites covered include a fan site for the San Francisco 49ers football team, sites for mountain bikers, golfers, and surfers. Also a review of major sports news sites such as cnnsi.com, espn.com, and cbssports.com. Shot on location at the CyberSmith internet cafe in Palo Alto, California. Hosts are Jane Wither, Andrew deVrites, and Stewart Cheifet. Originally broadcast in 1997.
Topics: golf, surfing, mountain biking, football, espn, sports illustrated, cbs sports
Net Cafe
Oct 5, 2004
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Even if you don't have a zoo in your city, you can still find out about animals on the web. This program looks at several sites that bring the zoo to you. Topics covered include the new web site for the San Francisco Zoo, a zoology and animals portal run by Rachel Shaw focusing on animal pets, cyberark.com, petsinneed.org, primenet.com, apenet.com, and sites about bigfoot, cryptozoology, and weird virtual pets that only exist in people's imagination. Shot on location at the CyberSMith internet...
Topics: pets, apes, zoo, cat, dog, bigfoot, loch ness monster
Net Cafe
Oct 5, 2004
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Sure, the web is full of information, but it also has lots of false information. How do you tell the difference? This program looks at the problem of disinformation on the internet. Robert Schafer shows us csicop.org, a site that features the Skeptical Inquirer, an online journal which debunks phoney online stories. John Whalen demonstrates conspire.com, a site that focuses on real and surreal conspiracy theories. David Mikkelson runs urbanlegends.com, another site devoted to debunking fake...
Topics: conspiracy, urban legends, skeptics, paranormal
Net Cafe
Oct 5, 2004
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There has always been a synergy between the web and sci-fi fans. This program looks at several science fiction web sites. Guests include Forest Ackerman, a sci-fi film maker who runs one of the world's largest real science fiction museums at his mansion in Southern California and who offers virtual visits to his museum online. Sci-fi writer Pam Dixon guides us through great science fiction literature online. Jeff Koga is the ultimate Trekkie and he reviews several Star Trek web sites. For Star...
Topics: star wars, star trek, babylon 5, lucas arts, douglas adams
Net Cafe
Oct 5, 2004
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In the early days of the web, there was a lot of weird stuff going on. This show looks at some of the strange subjects explored on the internet. Weird sites reviewed include Lip Balm Anonymous, UFO Insurance, The Deth Vegetable, Mr. T, The Exploding Whale, Tattoos and Piercing on the Web, Tweety Fish, Go-Force Super Hero, and Stellarc Suspension. Shot on location at the CyberSmith internet cafe in Palo Alto, California. Originaly broadcast in 1997.
Topics: UFO, strange, odd
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Oct 5, 2004
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We're now all familiar with mega health sites like webmd.com, but the idea of putting up health resources online started in the first days of the web. This program looks at early examples including thebody.com, a site focused on information for HIV and AIDS patients. Also, the Water Birthing Site; outbreak.org, a site about the spread of the ebola virus; several sites from Masschusetts General Hospital and the Harvard University Medical School; and a demonstration of i-phone, a new way for...
Topics: HIV, AIDS, ebola, birthing, neurology
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Oct 4, 2004
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The internet spawned a new generation of writers who wrote about the Net and on the Net. This program features several well-known cyber writers including Brendan Kehoe, author of "Zen and the Art of the Internet". Also "St. Jude", author of "The Cyberpunk Fake Book", a guide to all things cyber. Another cyber writer named "R.U. Sirius", founder of Mondo 2000, talks about cyberpunk fiction and the techno culture. Also David Pescowitz introduces his new web...
Topics: cyber fiction, cyberpunk, boing boing
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Oct 4, 2004
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Coverage of the first annual Webby Awards, recognizing the best sites on the internet. Awards were given in fifteen different categories. San Francisco Mayor Willie Brown presides. Shot on location at Bimbo's night club in San Francisco. Originally broadcast in 1997.
Topics: webby awards, webbys, internet
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Oct 4, 2004
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Hollywood quickly discovered the web as a tool for promoting films. But film makers have also discovered the web as a new medium for sharing information and distributing their creative output. This program looks at several Hollywood oriented web sites incuding atasite.org, the site for the Artists Television Access organization; a site devoted to the film "Monty Python and the Holy Grail"; and lowres.com, a site that runs an online film festival. Ed Martinez, a Hollywood special...
Topics: hollywood, movies, films, cinema, special effects
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Oct 4, 2004
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The web has become home to lots of strange claims and outlandish charges, all part of free speech. But some of the people affected by these cyber writings have tried to stifle this new form of expression on the internet. This program looks at several controversial stories which have led to censorship attempts. Topics covered include the Church of Scientology and its efforts to stop online stories critical of the church; the battle between McDonalds and mcspotlight.org, a site critical of...
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Oct 4, 2004
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Musicians were immediately hooked on the web, seeing its potential as a community builder and a creative outlet. This program looks at several early music sites including fogworld.com, the site for Fog City Records. Also turntable.com, a site that pioneered enhanced CDs and worked with such groups as the Beastie Boys. Michael Moroney, creator of virginrecords.com, guides us through his site and several music fan sites. Also featured is Severe Tire Damage, the first band ever to perform live on...
Topics: severe tire damage, fog city, mix man, virgin records
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Oct 4, 2004
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One of the first ecommerce successes on the internet was buying airline tickets and travel packages. This program looks at some of the first online travel booking sites. Demonstrations include earthwatch.org, a site for adventure travel. Also lonelyplanet.com, one of the earliest attempts to put travel guides on line. Another site, roadsideamerica.com, offered advice on "strange and wacky" vacations. Other travel sites shown are eathere.com, terraquest.com, magna.com, epicurious.com,...
Topics: vacation, touring, adventure, guide
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Oct 4, 2004
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As web designers tried to make the internet look more like the "real" world, they experimented with three dimensional online environments. This program looks at several early examples. Mark Pesci explains VRML, the virtual reality modeling language. Chris Stuart demonstrates blacksun.com, a web site that uses VRML technology. Annette Louden demonstrates construct.net, an online environment for building VRML sites. Rick Denny and Skuli Mogensen of OZ, Inc. demonstrate their 3D web...
Topics: VRML, avatar, three dimensional
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Oct 4, 2004
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The internet quickly became a home for special interest groups, among them, women. This program looks at several early web sites focused on women's issues. Sites covered include lesbian.org, fatgirl.com, fatso.com, WomensNet, diva.com, creative.net (a site for the Exotic Dancers Alliance), and bitchmag.com. Hosts are Jane Wither, Andrew deVries, and Stewart Cheifet. Shot on location at the CyberSmith internet cafe in Palo Alto, California. Originally broadcast in 1996.
Topics: lesbian, exotic dancer, womens issues
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Oct 4, 2004
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The early days of the web provided an outlet for people who wanted to explore ghosts, vampires, werewolves, and other scary things. This program looks at several such sites. Guests include Lady Caroline (Carrie Carolin) who runs cascade.net, a portal for Gothic sites and links to sites dealing with magic, haunted houses, halloween, the paranormal and the occult. Vinnie Corella and Phil Simon show off their site, stepcross.com and the game Bad Mojo in which you go through life as a cockroach....
Topics: witch, witches, gothic, Cult of the Dead Cow, Covenant of the Goddess, Pulse Entertainment
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Oct 4, 2004
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One of the early drivers in the growth of the internet was the topic of dating and romance. This episode of Net Cafe looks at some early examples of sites devoted to love, in various forms. Sites reviewed include globalmatch.com; divaweb.com and its famous advice columnist Midori; Bianca's smut shack at bianca.com; divanet.com, a site offering sexy online shopping and style advice from Nina Rage; the CyberFetish UberMall, and urge2merge.com. This show also includes a look at several safe kid...
Topics: love, romance, dating
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Oct 4, 2004
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The early internet became an instant hit with political organizations and movements that had previously felt shut out of the mainstream press. This program looks at several examples of how the web was being used for political advocacy. Maureen Mason shows us the Institute for Global Communications web site which includes links to PeaceNet, EcoNet, ConflictNet, LaborNet, and WomensNet. Eric Hughes, founder of Cypherpunks, a group working to preserve privacy on the net through encryption,...
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Topics: IGC, cypherpunks, encryption, anarchists
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Oct 4, 2004
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A look at various web sites that focus on aliens and unidentified flying objects. Guests include Dan Plonsie, webmaster for berkeley.edu, a site that has lots of information about UFOs and spacey topics; Jerry Bjornson, head of Abductees Anonymous, an organization for people claiming to have been abducted by aliens; and "Chris" (also known as Schwa Head) who reviews several flying saucer sites including MUFON and Schwa Corporation. Shot on location at the CoffeeNet cybercafe in San...
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Topics: aliens, flying saucers, abductions
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Oct 4, 2004
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It is said that one of the most important social aspects of the internet is that it levels the playing field for people and provides new access for users with ideas. This program looks at several examples of sites that provide a platform for a variety of diverse interests. Guest DaMeila Drayton demonstrates Teenage Empowerment and introduces several teen chat sites that focus on topics of interest especially to teenagers. Muki Izora demonstrates oceanbank.com and the Plugged In program aimed at...
Topics: teenagers, urban, labor, peace, green, accessibility, disabled
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Oct 4, 2004
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The web became a home for unusual approaches to scientific research. This episode of Net Cafe looks at several examples including The Annals of Improbable Research, the IgNobel Awards, Telegarden, spiritofamerica.com, PigDog, The Twinkies Project, and the Mad Science Guy. Shot on location at the CyberSmith internet cafe in Palo Alto, California. Hosts are Jane Wither, Andrew deVries, and Stewart Cheifet. Originally broadcast in 1996.
Topics: science, weird, research
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Oct 4, 2004
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An early episode of the Net Cafe series dealing with online games and sites about gaming. Includes Quake, Full Throttle, TEN (the Total Entertainment Network), Meridian 59, and MUD sources (Multi User Dimension). Hosts are Jane Wither, Andrew deVries, and Stewart Cheifet. Includes a CyberBlast segment, an early experiment in downloading software through the television signal. Shot on location at the CyberSmith internet cafe in Palo Alto, California. Originally broadcast in 1998.
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Topics: games, MUD, TEN
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Oct 4, 2004
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This early episode of Net Cafe looks at art and artists on the Web including collaborative art sites. Web sites covered are sito.org, art.net, artnet.com, srl.org, metroactive.com, crashsite.com, and Fractal Painter. Guests include Lynne Hershman Leeson, Annette Louden, Lile Elam, Eric Paulos, and Jeremy Sutton. Hosts are Jane Wither, Andrew deVries, and Stewart Cheifet. Includes CyberBlast segment, early experiment in downloading software through the television signal. Shot on location at the...
Topics: art, video, collaboration
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Oct 4, 2004
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This is the very first episode of the Net Cafe series. It was shot on location at a cybercafe in San Francisco called CoffeeNet. It looks at the hacker culture and their influence on the early growth of the internet. Guests include Dan Farmer, author of SATAN and COPS; Eliaz Levi (aka Aleph 1), webmaster of underground.org and Bugtraq; also "Omega" and "White Knight" from Cult of the Dead Cow. Originally broadcast in 1996.
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Topics: CDC, r00t, Def Con
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Oct 4, 2004
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This early Net Cafe program looks at comic book web sites. Included are Jonah Weiland's Comic Book Links, Hellblazer, Sandman, DC Universe, Spawn, The Preacher, Swampthng, Hitman, The Tick, Loving Henry, and Johnny the Homicidal Maniac. Guests include Alex Curyea, Kristen Brennan, Jhonen Vasquez and Shawn Sanders. Hosts are Jane Wither, Andrew deVries, and Stewart Cheifet. Includes CyberBlast segment, early experiment in downloading software through the television signal. Shot on location at...
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Topics: comic books, comics