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Computers & Technology

Featuring two television programs popular in the 1980's and 1990's: Computer Chronicles and Net Café, this library showcases videos about computing and technology. Collection topics include BBS, the Open Source movement, and Internet governance.

Many of these movies are available for free download.


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Attack of the Show
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Attack of the Show! (AOTS) was an American live television program shown weeknights on G4, G4 Canada and Fuel TV in Australia. At the end of its run, the program was hosted by Candace Bailey and Sara Underwood. Attack of the Show! reviewed new technological items, parodies, pop culture, and general daily news, and gives previews of video games, movies, and digital media. On October 26, 2012, G4 announced that the show would be canceled after 2012. on December 19th 2012 the final Live episode...
Micro Live
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Micro Live was a BBC2 TV series that was produced by David Allen as part of the BBC's Computer Literacy Project, and followed on from earlier series such as The Computer Programme, Computers In Control, and Making the Most of the Micro. As the name implies, the series was broadcast live (so causing its own problems such as the infamous incident of the hacked email account). The first programme was a one-off two-hour-long special, broadcast on Sunday 2 October 1983 as Making the Most of the...
Content Strategy Forum 2010 Videos
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Content Strategy Forum 2010 was held in Paris, France.
Call for Help Canada
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Call for Help, also known as CFH, was a computer-themed television program that first aired exclusively on TechTV (formerly ZDTV), a cable and satellite television network focused on technology, and then aired on G4techTV Canada and the HOW TO Channel in Australia. The final taped episode aired on February 26, 2007, but because the episodes were taped out of order, a number of other episodes taped during the same shooting week aired through April 6, 2007. A spin-off called The Lab with Leo...
PyConZA
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Videos of talks and tutorials at PyConZA.
Topics: pyconza, pycon
Video Power TV Show
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Video Power is an American television series that aired in two different formats from 1990-1992 in syndication. Both formats revolved around video games, and actor Stivi Paskoski presided over both series playing video game master Johnny Arcade. Allen J. Bohbot (CEO of Bohbot Entertainment) was the co-creator and executive producer of Video Power with Saban Entertainment's executive producers, Shuki Levy, Haim Saban, & Winston Richards. The series was taped in New York at Kaufman Astoria...
KansasFest
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An annual Apple II computer convention held every July in Kansas City, Missouri. http://www.kansasfest.org/ KansasFest is the world's only annual convention dedicated to the Apple II computer that revolutionized the personal computing industry. Held every year in Kansas City, Missouri, KansasFest invites hobbyists, retrocomputing enthusiasts, and diehard aficionados to gather from all corners of the world. Hackers, programmers, users, gamers, and curious observers come from Hawaii,...
Topics: Apple II, Kansas City
Making the Most of the Micro
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Making the Most of the Micro was a TV series broadcast in 1983 as part of the BBC's Computer Literacy Project. It followed the earlier series The Computer Programme. Unlike its predecessor, Making the Most of the Micro delved somewhat deeper into the technicalities and uses that microcomputers could be put to, once again mainly using the BBC Micro in the studio for demonstration purposes. The series was followed by Micro Live. Ian McNaught-Davis (known as 'Mac') was once again the anchorman but...
SGNL by Sony
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SGNL is a tech and gadget-centric web television show produced by Revision3 and sponsored by Sony Electronics. The show is hosted by Anthony Carboni and Samia Khan. In addition to featuring the latest Sony gadgets, SGNL also highlights other Sony related content including music, movies, gaming, and entertainment. The show is available to watch online at Revision3's website, Sony.com/SGNL, and YouTube.com/SGNL. The SGNL app is built into many Sony products, including Blu-ray players and smart...
Personal Digital Archiving: 2013 Presentations
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Personal Digital Archiving 2013. February 21st and 22nd, 2013. Hosted by: The Maryland Institute for Technology in the Humanities, The National Digital Information Infrastructure Program at the Library of Congress, and The University of Maryland Libraries. Collaborating organizations: The Coalition for Networked Information.
Revision 3: Fact or Fictional
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Hosted by Veronica Belmont. New episodes Fridays. Each episode will feature a piece of technology from pop culture, voted on by the online audience. From inventions such as Hoverboards and Pre-Cogs, to Replicants and Time Machines, Veronica will explore the possible or impossible connection between the invented tech and the real world.
X-Play on G4
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X-Play (previously GameSpot TV and Extended Play) was a TV program about video games, known for its reviews and comedy skits. The program aired on G4 in the United States, G4 Canada in Canada, FUEL TV in Australia, Ego in Israel, GXT in Italy, MTV Россия in Russia and Solar Sports in the Philippines. On October 26, 2012, it was announced that the show (along with Attack of the Show) would cease production after 2012. The show in its final incarnation was hosted by Morgan Webb and Blair...
The Electronic Office
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Six-episode BBC Series hosted by Ian McNaught-Davis about the coming changes in the Electronic Office, the idea of a computer-assisted workplace. Broadcast in 1984.
Net Cafe
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Net Cafe was the world's most widely distributed television series covering the Internet revolution during the height of the dot com boom. The series was broadcast throughout the United States and in more than one hundred other countries for six years, from 1996 through 2002. It was hosted by Stewart Cheifet, Jane Wither, and Andrew deVries. The weekly program went behind the scenes of the World Wide Web to meet the people and explore the culture of the new "wired" generation. The...
Topic: Moving Images
The Linux Action Show
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The worlds #1 Linux podcast. A weekly show that covers the best in the open source and Linux world. Get a solid dose of Linux, gadgets, howto, reviews, and news every week!
Topic: linux
Bits and Bytes
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Bits and Bytes was the name for two Canadian television series, starring Billy Van, who teaches people the basics of how to use a computer. The first series debuted in 1983 and the second series, called Bits and Bytes 2, in 1991. The first series also included popular comedian Luba Goy as the instructor to Van. The intro sequence featured a montage of common computer terms such as "ERROR", "LOGO" and "ROM", as well as various snippets of simple computer graphics...
The Lab with Leo Laporte
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The Lab with Leo Laporte was a technology-based television program hosted by Leo Laporte. Episode #1 debuted on April 23, 2007 on G4techTV Canada and HOW TO Channel Australia. The program was produced by Greedy Productions in Vancouver, BC. Production was overseen by the show's producer(s), Matt Harris (ep.1-180) and Marc Lefebvre (ep. 181-195). The show also now airs on Citytv after Rogers Media acquired control of the stations, and episode segments were also posted to Google Video several...
NYC Camp
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NYC Camp is an annual 4-day conference for Drupal and Open Source technology held in New York City. Originally inspired by the Foo Camp / Bar Camp un-conference model, NYC Camp now includes scheduled presentations from developers around the globe, code sprints, keynotes and day-long summits on topics such as Higher Education, NPOs, Business, Media, DevOps and Startups.
Topic: Drupal
Diggnation: The Series
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Diggnation is a weekly tech/web culture show based on the top digg.com social bookmarking news stories.
The EuroPython Society
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The EuroPython Society (EPS) is a Swedish non-profit organization which holds the rights to the EuroPython conference series and trademarks. It coordinates with local organizers to run EuroPython conferences. The EPS was formed in 2004 with the mission to turn EuroPython into a successful Python conference series for the years to come. http://www.europython-society.org
Topic: EuroPython
Tekzilla Daily
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Tekzilla Daily Tip, formerly 'Tekzilla Daily', is a daily Videocast made by the cast and crew of Tekzilla, originally starring Patrick Norton and now starring Veronica Belmont with Norton occasionally filling in for Belmont. Episodes are generally 1 minute to 3 minutes long. Tips are usually broken down and include various categories; Windows, Mac OS, Firefox, iTunes and occasionally other.
Computer Chronicles
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Hosted by Stewart Cheifet, Computer Chronicles was the world's most popular television program on personal technology during the height of the personal computer revolution. It was broadcast for twenty years from 1983 - 2002. The program was seen on more than 300 television stations in the United States and in over 100 countries worldwide, with translations into French, Spanish, Chinese, and Arabic. The series had a weekly television broadcast audience of over two million viewers. The series has...
Topic: Moving Images
Personal Digital Archiving Archives
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Videos and presentations, along with supporting materials, from the annual Personal Digital Archiving conferences held at various institutions since 2010.
TWiT: Tech History Today
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Every day Tom Merritt looks back at some of the greatest moments in history that influenced and pioneered the technology we use today.
Revision 3: This Week in Startups
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This Week in Startups (also called TWiSt) is a round table format that usually runs over an hour of conversation about the web startup Industry featuring founders, CEOs, Entrepreneurs, Angel investors and Venture capitalist talking about Startups Entrepreneurship and the Web Industry in general. The show has gained some popularity amongst the Startup community and has attracted some well-known speakers-guests. Mr. Calacanis and a continuous fresh group of speakers-guest that are well known...
Revision 3: Soldier Knows Best
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Hosted by Mark Watson. New episodes Tuesdays & Saturdays. SoldierKnowsBest is one of the most trusted online technology review shows. Covering smartphones, tablets, computers and all your must-have gadgets, this isn't your usual tech lecture series.
Revision3: Haktip
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Whether you're a beginner or a pro, HakTip is essential viewing for current and aspiring hackers, computer enthusiasts, and IT professionals. With a how-to approach to all things Information Technology, HakTip breaks down the core concepts, tools, and techniques of Linux, Wireless Networks, Systems Administration, and more.
BBS: The Documentary Archive
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- Jason Scott (TEXTFILES.COM)
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The BBS Documentary Video Collection is a varied set of video items collected by Jason Scott, curator of TEXTFILES.COM. These are recordings about and from the era of the domination of ASCII and Dial-up Bulletin Board Systems (roughly the 1970s through the 1990s, with examples far before and after that). Over 250 hours of interviews were conducted for a project called "BBS: The Documentary" (website at bbsdocumentary.com ). The questions centered around the history of Dial-up BBSes...
Dr. Kiki's Science Hour
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Dr. Kiki's Science Hour is an in-depth exploration of scientific topics ranging from climate change to nanotech. Every week neurophysiologist Dr. Kirsten Sanford talks with leading experts in all areas of scientific research. Recorded live every Thursday at 3pm Pacific/2200 UTC at http://live.twit.tv and released every Saturday at http://twit.tv. Another production of Leo Laporte's TWiT Netcast Network.
GamesMaster
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GamesMaster was a British television show, screened on Channel 4 from 1992 to 1998, and was the first ever UK television show dedicated to computer and video games. GamesMaster began when Jane Hewland, formerly of LWT, who had set up her own production company Hewland International, took an interest in her son's love of video games. She put together a pitch for a show that would translate the excitement of games playing into watchable television. It was Channel 4 that became interested in the...
Game On!
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Game On! Was a television show on the TWiT network featuring Brian Brushwood, Veronica Belmont, and a large series of guests discussing technological and gaming subjects. It ran for less than a year.
Lab Rats
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Lab Rats was one of the very first video podcasts on the Internet, launched in October 2005 by technology journalists Sean Carruthers and Andy Walker ). Originally launched as an offshoot of the work Sean and Andy were doing for G4TechTV Canada's Call For Help , Lab Rats has always been designed to harness the power and possibilities available on the Net. That meant not worrying about having to fit a ton of content into the tiny window between TV commercial breaks; instead, the content was...
The Ben Heck Show
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Join master hacker, engineer, and conjurer of cool stuff Ben Heck as he tackles new projects each week. Want to see him transform an Atari into a handheld system? Stuff an Xbox into a Macbook? Construct a Gary Oldman pinball machine?
PopTech
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PopTech is an extraordinary three-day summit bringing together 550 visionary thinkers in the sciences, technology, business, design, the arts, education, social development, government, and culture to explore the cutting-edge ideas, emerging technologies and new forces of change that are shaping our collective future. Now you can take the energy and inspiration that is PopTech with you anywhere, with these video podcasts. PopCasts let you join the conversation and engage in the extraordinary...
Topics: conference, emerging technology, video podcast
MacBreak Weekly
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Get the latest Apple news and views from the top names in Mac, iPhone, iPod, and iPad journalism.
The Secret Life of Machines
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The Secret Life of Machines is an educational television series presented by Tim Hunkin and Rex Garrod, in which the two explain the inner workings and history of common household and office machinery. According to Hunkin, the show's creator, the programme was developed from his comic strip The Rudiments of Wisdom, which he researched and drew for the Observer newspaper over a period of 14 years. Three separate groupings of the broadcast were produced and originally shown between 1988 and 1993...
Bad Influence!
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Bad Influence! is an early to mid-1990s British factual television programme broadcast on CITV between 1992 and 1996, and was produced in Leeds by Yorkshire Television (now known as ITV Studios). It looked at video games and computer technology, and was described as a "kid’s Tomorrow's World". It was shown on Thursday afternoons and had a run of four series of between 13 and 15 shows, each of 20 minutes duration. For three of the four series, it had the highest ratings of any CITV...
Microsoft Research Video
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More than 1,100 brilliant scientists and engineers push the boundaries of computing in multiple research areas and include contributions to Kinect for Xbox 360, work to develop an HIV vaccine, and advancing education techniques in rural communities.
COSCUP
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Conference for Open Source Coders, Users and Promoters
Topics: opensource, conference
Pasokon Sunday
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『パソコンサンデー』は、テレビ東京系列局(メガTONネットワーク、後のTXN)ほかで放送されたテレビ大阪製作のパーソナルコンピュータ関連の情報番組である。シャープの一社提供。 テレビ東京系列局では1982年3月7日から1989年6月25日まで、毎週日曜 9:30 -...
TWiT: Science News Weekly
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Science News Weekly was hosted by Kirsten Sanford (Dr. Kiki) brings you the most interesting science headlines of each week. Recorded live during Dr. Kiki's Science Hour, Thursdays 4-5pm PT. The show was retired from the TWiT network in July 2012.
G4TV Video Collection
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G4, also known as G4 TV or G4tv, is an American television network, originally geared primarily toward young male adult viewers, originally based on the world of video games. Currently the channel has a focus on showing syndicated programming. Launched on April 24, 2002, G4 is headquartered in Los Angeles, California, United States, and owned by G4 Media, which is owned by NBCUniversal, whom Comcast (the network's original owner) acquired 51% of in early 2011.
APPJUDGMENT SNAPP (Revision 3)
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Welcome to Snapp, a light version of AppJudgment where we break off a piece of the larger show to bring you quick updates about new and exciting apps. Tune in to the main show every Tuesday and Thursday for the final judgments!
Bits (Channel 4 TV Show)
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Bits (not to be confused with 1980's Bits and Bytes ) was a video game and computer show hosted on the BBC's Channel 4 from 1999-2001.
Internet Events
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- Carl Malamud
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This collection contains videos, texts, and other materials uploaded by Carl Malamud, formerly of the Internet Multicasting Service and now President of Public.Resource.Org.
Topic: Internet Governance
Computer Academy
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Computer Academy from TVOntario.
Tech News Today
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Tech News Today is the TWIT Network's first daily tech news show. It is hosted by former CNET personality Tom Merritt, Co-Hosted by Sarah Lane and Iyaz Akhtar, and produced by Jason Howell. Starting in June 2012 the show format was changed, opening with The News Fuse daily headlines in order to open up more time for discussion of the top stories.
Television Series: Bit för Bit (Bit by Bit)
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Bit för Bit (Bit by Bit) was a Swedish TV-series about computers. Six episodes were broadcasted in 1989 as part of the youth segment called Unga Tvåan on Sveriges Television (SVT). It was a mixture of education and entertainment, where each episode had competitions in games and demos, and usually an educational clip and examples of CGI-animation. There was a slightly confused hostess (Gila Bergqvist) and an animated co-host called Orcon. Orcon would slightly change his voice, personality and...
Hak5 Show
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Hak5 isn't your typical tech show. It's hacking in the old-school sense, covering everything from network security, open source and forensics to DIY modding and the homebrew scene. Damn the warranties, it's time to Trust your Technolust.
DL.TV
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DL.TV is for tech fans, by tech fans. It features some of the most timely and honest views about what is going on in tech today!
PyVideo.org
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PyVideo.org is an index of Python related media.
Topics: pyvideo, python
Hampshire Linux User Group
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A collection of talks given by the Hampshire Linux User Group. Visit their site at www.hantslug.org.uk for more information.
The Computer Programme
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The Computer Programme was a TV series, produced by Paul Kriwaczek, originally broadcast by the BBC (on BBC2) in 1982. The idea behind the series was to introduce people to computers and show them what they were capable of. The BBC wanted to use their own computer, so the BBC Micro was developed as part of the BBC Computer Literacy Project, and was featured in this series. The series was successful enough for two series to follow it, namely Making the Most of the Micro in 1983 and Micro Live...
Destructoid DLC
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Destructoid is the gaming show brought to you by gamers, for gamers. And also for anyone interested in robots, unicorns, and jet packs.
APPJUDGMENT (Revision 3)
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With hundreds of apps to choose from for your iPhone, Android or whatever smartphone you may have, how do know what's worth the download? AppJudgment is your daily source for phone app reviews and previews. Hosted by Mauricio Balvanera and Jackie Talbott.
Revision 3: Tekzilla
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Tekzilla. New episodes: Tuesdays & Thursdays. Tekzilla feeds your tech hunger! Patrick Norton, Robert Heron and Veronica Belmont bring you hands on reviews of the latest gear, tips and tricks that improve the tech you already own and conversations with the most informative experts around.
Mobile Wall Street Journal Videos
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An archive of web-produced Wall Street Journal videos.
This Week in Computer Hardware
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Building a new computer? This Week in Computer Hardware is the show where you'll find out the latest in motherboards, CPUs, GPUs, and RAM you'll want to use when designing your machine. TWiCH gives you the latest in hardware benchmarks and what not-yet-released products might be on the horizon. Hosted by Ryan Shrout of PC Perspective and Patrick Norton.
Destructoid (Revision 3)
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Destructoid is the gaming show your mom warned you about. Every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday, the crew behind Destructoid.com will break down the hottest stories of the day with little regard for personal feelings or karmic repercussions. Hosted by Max Scoville and Tara Long, Destructoid is everything you'd expect from the Dtoid team - with slightly more giant killer robot.
The Digital Tipping Point
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Welcome to the The Digital Tipping Point (DTP) collection. The DTP crew describes their project as a Point-of-View (POV) documentary film about the rapidly growing global shift to open source software, and the effects that massive wave of technological change will have on literacy, art, and culture around the world. The DTP crew says their project will be the first feature length documentary about free open source software to be built in an open source fashion out of video submitted to the...
Geek Beat TV Reviews
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Geek Beat is one of the world?s most recognizable technology news brands, delivering a daily video content hosted by Cali Lewis and John P., as well as ongoing written articles from Geek Beat staff writers and community members. Dave Peterson is Geek Beat?s Editor in Chief.
GeekBeat TV
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Geek Beat is one of the world's most recognizable tech news brands, delivering a daily news show hosted by Cali Lewis at least three times a week, as well as a weekly LIVE show every Friday at 3pm CST co-hosted by Cali and John P.
Personal Digital Archiving Conference 2011
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Personal Digital Archiving conference at Internet Archive February 24-25, 2011. Conference Chair: Jeff Ubois
Duke Plays Games
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A collection of "Let's Play" videos and live stream archives from Duke of the Bump.
Topic: let's play
NPTEL Lectures
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Lectures from the National Programme on Technology Enhanced Learning (NPTEL) - https://nptel.ac.in
Topics: video, lectures, india, nptel, mooc, course, education
Net At Night with Amber and Leo
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Amber MacArthur and Leo Laporte host Net at Night.
NSFW Show
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Magician and scam artist Brian Brushwood teams with sidekick Justin Robert Young for a weekly irreverent fun fest featuring unusual guests, bizarre games, and strange and wonderful tales.
Making the Most of the Micro
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Making the Most of the Micro was a TV series broadcast in 1983 as part of the BBC's Computer Literacy Project. It followed the earlier series The Computer Programme. Unlike its predecessor, Making the Most of the Micro delved somewhat deeper into the technicalities and uses that microcomputers could be put to, once again mainly using the BBC Micro in the studio for demonstration purposes. The series was followed by Micro Live. Ian McNaught-Davis (known as 'Mac') was once again the anchorman but...
CrankyGeeks
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Cranky Geeks was a technology-related Internet show produced by Ziff Davis Media centered on discussion of technology topics of the week. It was hosted by industry pundit John C. Dvorak. Each week three guest panelists, usually selected from a pool of technology journalists and entrepreneurs, joined Dvorak.. The show, formerly produced by TechTV's Annaliza Savage, premiered to viewers of DL.TV on March 15, 2006 and has since received its own website. The show is similar to Dvorak's previous...
Current Geek Weekly
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Current Geek Weekly was an affiliated podcast not produced by TWiT LLC. It was hosted by Tom Merritt and Scott Johnson. A live recording of the show was broadcast on the TWiT Live network. The show discussed 5-6 geeky and nerdy topics of the week from video games, science and math and lasted about 60 minutes. The show was officially retired on January 17, 2011.
RetroMallorca
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Una mirada atrás a los inicios de la informática doméstica y los videojuegos. Más información en retromallorca.com .
Topics: computers, video games
Tweakers
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Tweakers.net (often abbreviated as T.net) is a Dutch website featuring news and information about hardware, software and the Internet. The website was founded in 1998 by Femme Taken, a computer enthusiast, under the name World of Tweaking as a student's hobby project to offer a Dutch alternative to hardware review sites like Tom's Hardware Guide. The verb "tweaking" in the title refers to the process of tweaking the hardware of a computer, as a form of optimisation. Thus, the site's...
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Big Thinkers
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Big Thinkers is a former ZDTV (later TechTV) television program. It featured a half-hour interview with a "big thinker" in science, technology, and other fields. The show was originally hosted by Mark Eddo, later replaced by John C. Dvorak. In 2001 the show changed its format, transforming from a weekly half-hour interview to a documentary-style program. This new format was initially referred to on the TechTV website as Big Thinkers 2.0. ,p> The new incarnation of the Big Thinkers...
G4 Video Grabs
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G4, also known as G4 TV, is an American television network, originally geared primarily toward young male adult viewers, originally based on the world of video games. The channel now has a focus on male-oriented programming, although video games are still represented by the channel. Launched on April 24, 2002, G4 is headquartered in Los Angeles, California, United States, and owned by G4 Media, which is owned by NBCUniversal/Comcast. On April 22, 2013, the network is scheduled to be re-branded...
TWiT: Maxwell's House
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Maxwell's House was a weekly show hosted by Leo Laporte and Ray Maxwell. Episodes commonly revolved around the real world applications of complex scientific notions (colour science, science of programming, relativity). Ray attempted to elucidate relevant notions, while avoiding two common pitfalls: oversimplifying and simply stating the physical laws governing the phenomena. Ray peppers his analysis with tangents, thematic interjections over his life experiences. As of Spring 2010, Maxwell's...