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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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Computer Chronicles
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In the mid 1990's many people were on line, but the internet and the world wide web were still a new phenomenon. This program looks at the new open world of the web. Demonstrations include Eudora, Anarchy, the WELL, WinCIM, InterACT.net, and HoTMetal Pro HTML Editor. Guests include New York Times technology writer John Markoff. Also features a profile of the band Severe Tire Damage, the first band to ever perform live over the internet. Originally broadcast in 1995. Copyright 1995 Stewart...
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Topics: internet, web, online
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.
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.
G4 Video Grabs
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We get a behind the scenes look at the biggest adult blockbuster of the year, Pirates 2: Stagnetti's Revenge, the sequel to the wildly successful movie that was big enough to become a crossover success.
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Revision 3: Film State
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Hosted by Ryan Connolly. New episodes Tuesdays. Film State is a one of a kind look at everything film related. Get movie news and rumors, film trailers, movie reviews, and new DVD release info all in one place. Never waste your time or hard earned money on a bad movie again.
PyConZA
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Videos of talks and tutorials at PyConZA.
Topics: pyconza, pycon
Computer Chronicles
by Sara O'Brien
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India is the hot place now for companies to look at for new software development. The trend actually started more than fifteen years ago. This is an early look at the growth of high-tech in India, shot on location in Bangalore, New Delhi, and Bombay. Guests: Mike Shah, Digital Equipment; Vinay Deshpande, PSIAshok Soota, Wipro; Venkat Mohan, Wipro; P. S. Deodhar, Electronic Comm; S. G. Pitroda, Advisor to the PM Arjun Malhotra, Hindustan; Rajendra Pawar, NIIT, Jerry Gaudet, DECS. Balakrishnan,...
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Topics: india, bombay, new delhi, bangalore, outsourcing, software
G4 Video Grabs
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Candace Bailey lists 3 ways green guys are getting the chicks while you're out there lost and polluting.
Topics: G4TV.com videos, flvhd
Computer Chronicles
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A look at the new role of personal computers in making music. Products demonstrated include Super Jam from Blue Ribbon Soundworks, Encore for Windows from Passport Designs, EZ Vision and Studio Vision from Opcode Systems, and the Miracle Piano. The show incudes visits to the Stanford Center for Computer Research in Music and Acoustics and the annual National Association of Music Merchants (NAMM) convention is Los Angeles. Originally broadcast in 1992. Copyright 1992 Stewart Cheifet Productions.
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Topics: Episode Year: 1992, Television Programs, Computers: History
Computer Chronicles
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A review of where major Japanese technology companies are in the PC hardware and software markets. Shot in Japan. Guests:  Katsuro Miyakoda, Microcomputer Magazine; Yukio Mizuno, NEC; Kay Nishi, ASCII; Hitoshi Tanaka, Ampere; Susumu Shinbori, Sony; Michael Miller, Popular Computing; Christopher Mead, High Tech Review. Products/Demos:     MSX, Fujitsu Portable, Sony CD-ROM, CIC Handwriter, Ampere WS-1, Epson Wrist Computer. Copyright 1985 Stewart Cheifet Productions.
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Topic: Episode year: 1985
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...
Computer Chronicles
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This was the very first episode of the Computer Chronicles, originally broadcast in September 1983, covering the history and ancestry of today's PC. Guests: Gary Kildall, DRI; Gordon Bell, DEC; Herb Lechner, SRI; Cyril Yansouni, HP Products/Demos: HP 150 PC, Computer Museum, TX-1 Computer. Copyright 1984 Stewart Cheifet Productions.
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Computer Chronicles
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A look at the new Amiga models including the Amiga 2500 and new software and peripherals for the Amiga computers. Guests: Tom Stearns, Commodore; Lou Wallace, Amiga World; Dan Silva, Author; Jim Schneider, Inno; Vision; Gary Kildall, DRI Products/Demos: Menace; Battle Chess; Amiga 2500 Deluxe Paint III, Video Effects 3D. Originally broadcast in March 1989. Copyright 1989 Stewart Cheifet Productions.
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Topics: Episode Year: 1989, Television Programs, Computers: History, amiga, commodore, battle chess
Computer Chronicles
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Floppy drives, hard drives, and bubble memory. Guests: Al Shugart, Seagate; Frank Sordello, Memorex; Gary Kildall, DRI Products/Demos: 5 ¼ inch floppy drive, 3 ½ inch floppy drive, RCA CED videodisk, 3680 1.2 GB spindle disk. Originally broadcast in 1984. Copyright 1984 Stewart Cheifet Productions.
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Topic: Episode year: 1984
Computers & Technology
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Topic: Nerds 2.0.1 - A Brief History of the Internet
Net Cafe
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Google co-founder Sergei Brin and former San Francisco 49er's quarterback Steve Young are featured guests in this episode. Brin talks about the "new" search engine called Google and how it works; Steve Young talks about his life after football which includes being Chairman of the Board of an internet startup called found.com. Also featured is Douglas Boxer, son of California Senator Barbara Boxer. He started a new web site called voter.com. Other sites reviewed include ideadollar.com...
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Topics: google, steve young, sergei brin
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...
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.
Computer Chronicles
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The computer as a creative tool used to make, display and store music. Guests: John Chowning, Stanford; Will Harvey, Electronic Arts; Ellen Lapham, Syntauri; Gary Kildall, DRI Products/Demos: Music Construction Set, Alpha Syntauri Keyboard, Casiotone, Vocal Synthesizer, MIT Experimental Music Studio, Stanford Center for Computer Music. Originally broadcast in 1984. Copyright 1984 Stewart Cheifet Productions.
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Topics: 1984, MIT, will harvey, john chowning, music, stanford
Computer Chronicles
by Stewart Cheifet
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Wireless technology is rapidly evolving and playing an increasing role in the lives of people throughout the world. In addition, ever-larger numbers of people are relying on wireless technology directly or indirectly. Copyright 2001 Stewart Cheifet Productions.
Topics: Episode year: 2002, Episode year: 2001, Wireless: Bluetooth
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.
G4 Video Grabs
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If there's one person who holds the secret of being sexy, it's Candace Bailey. Luckily for the rest of us, she's sharing her tips right here!
Topics: G4TV.com videos, flvhd
Computer Chronicles
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A look at a variety of interesting programming languages being used for personal computers. Included are demonstrations of Microsoft's Office 2000 Developer, LEGO Mindstorms RCX Code Developer, Macromedia Flash 3.0, and Metrowerks CodeWarrior. Also a special look inside Electronic Arts to see what they use to program their newest game WWII Fighters. Originally broadcast in 1999. Copyright 1999 Stewart Cheifet Productions.
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Topic: Episode year: 1999
Computer Chronicles
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A look at the hottest computer games in the early 1990's. Included are Wordtris, Crisis in the Kremlin, Earl Weaver Baseball II, Railroad Tycoon, Playmaker Football 2.0, King's Quest V, The Games: Winter Challenge, and TSN (The Sierra Network). Also features a visit to Lucasfilm Games and their development process for titles such as Indiana Jones, The Fate of Atlantis, Monkey Island 2, and Lechuck's Revenge. Another segment looks at the InGolf Simulator from TOP Pro Sports, a game which...
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Topics: monkey island, indiana jones, baseball, king's quest
Computer Chronicles
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A look at the people who are driving the personal computer industry. Guests: Gary Kildall, Digital Research; Steve Wozniak, Apple; Adam Osborne, Osborne Computer; Lore Harp, Vector Graphic; Gene Amdahl, Trilogy Systems. Originally broadcast in 1984. Copyright 1984 Stewart Cheifet Productions.
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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.
Net Cafe
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A look at how web sites deal with the subject of death. Sites featured include an information site on cemeteries, a tribute to the passing of Jerry Garcia, a virtual 3D graveyard, the pop culture death pool, and a virtual pet cemetery. Originally broadcast in 1998. Episode #206.
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Topics: Episodes: 1998, 206
Computer Chronicles
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A review of computer art, graphics capabilities of computers and professional computer graphics systems. Guests: Herb Lechner, SRI International; Don McKinney, Silicon Graphics; Michael Arent, Freelance Artist; Kevin Prince, MCI/Quantel; Ann Chase, Freelance Artist Products/Demos: MCI Quantel PaintBox, Silicon Graphics 3D Animation, Apple IIe. Originally broadcast in 1984. Copyright 1984 Stewart Cheifet Productions.
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Topics: 1984, paintbox, quantel, silicon grapics
Computer Chronicles
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In the post Steve Jobs era, Apple started licensing other companies to produce Macintosh clones. And there was a new Mac operating system 8.0, code named Copland. This program looks at the new Mac clones and the new OS. Products demonstrated include the System 100 from Radius, the Genesis MP from DayStar Digital, and the Power 100 from Power Computing. Applications demonstrated include Adobe Photoshop and Personal Oracle 7. Also featured are the new Apple Macintosh 7100 and 8100 models....
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Topics: apple, operating system, macintosh, power pc
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.
G4 Video Grabs
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We can't even let you see what you can't un-see here, and that's probably best.
Topic: G4TV.com videos
Computer Chronicles
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The first major upgrade to Windows was the 3.0 version, launched in 1990. This program reviews Windows 3.0 , some competitive products, and it looks at some Windows add-ons designed to make it work better. Demonstrations include Windows 3.0, ToolBook 1.0 from Asymetrix, PowerPoint 2.0 for Windows, DR-DOS 5.0 from Digital Research, GEM from Digital Research, GEOS and Ensemble from GeoWorks, and ViewMax. Originally broadcast in September 1990. Copyright 1990 Stewart Cheifet Productions
Topics: Windows, Microsoft, Digital Research, GEM, GEOS, PowerPoint
G4 Video Grabs
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Jimmy Kimmel asks women around Hollywood if they will have sex with him...and gets a rude awakening.
Topics: G4TV.com videos, G4TV.com unpublic video ids
Computer Chronicles
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Computers and music, MIDI machines and interfaces, and music composition software. Guests: Chris French, Music Software; Bob Moore, Hybrid Arts; David Schwartz, Compusonics; Chris Potter, Mimetics; Curtis Sasaki, Apple; Gary Kildall, Digital Research; Gary Leuenberger, Midi Revolution Products/Demos: Casio SK-1 Synthesizer, Atari ST, Activision's Music Studio, ADAP Sampler, DSP-1000, Apple II GS, Ensoniq Sound Chip, Soundscape, Commodore AmigaEZ Track, Kidnotes. Copyright 1986 Stewart Cheifet...
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Topic: Episode year: 1986
Computer Chronicles
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The launch of Windows 98 was a major upgrade for Windows users, solving some of the problems of Windows 95. This program previewed the new functionality of Windows 98 and also featured Win98 add-ons including Microsoft's Plus! 98, the Windows utility Tweak UI, and Gizmos 98 from Play. Guests include Linus Torvalds, developer of Linux, Mike Elgan of Windows magazine, and Kiki Stockhammer of Play. Originally broadcast in 1998. Copyright 1998 Stewart Cheifet Productions.
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OpenSecurityTraining.info
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More information about this class material is available at OpenSecurityTraining.info Intel processors have been a major force in personal computing for more than 20 years. An understanding of low level computing mechanisms used in Intel chips as taught in this course serves as a foundation upon which to better understand other hardware, as well as many technical specialties such as reverse engineering, compiler design, operating system design, code optimization, and vulnerability exploitation....
Topics: Intel, x86, Intel x86, IA32, training, education, multi-day-class, multi-day-training, classes,...
Computer Chronicles
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Security issues related to the world's increasing dependence on information containted in computer networks. Guests: Gary Kildall, Digital Research; Donn Parker, SRI International; Jim Holmes, Tri-Data Corporation Products/Demos: Digi-Link, Add & Answer Verification. Originally broadcast in 1984. Copyright 1984 Stewart Cheifet Productions.
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Topics: 1984, donn parker, sri
Computers & Technology
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hack tv episode 1 - wardriving, hack the car
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Topics: tv, show, hack
Computer Chronicles
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From high-tech trysts to selling black-market software, computers users are talking. Guests: Ezra Shapiro, Byte Magazine; Rory O'Connor, InforWorld; Matthew McClure, The Well; Donald Ingrim, Alameda County DA; George Morrow, Morrow Computing Products/Demos: CompuServe, Byte BBS, The Well. Copyright 1985 Stewart Cheifet Productions.
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Topic: Episode year: 1985
Computer Chronicles
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A review of the new Intel 386 chip and the new super-fast computers and applications that take advantage of its speed. Guests: Dana Krelle, Intel; Michael Swavely, Compaq; Robert Dilworth, Zenith; Neil Colvin, Phoenix Technologies; Jan Lewis, Palo Alto Research Group Products/Demos: Compaq Deskpro 386, Intel 80386 Microprocessor, Zenith Z-386, VP/ix, UNIX 386. Copyright 1987 Stewart Cheifet Productions.
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Topic: Episode year: 1987
G4 Video Grabs
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The extremely confusing world of Hentai comes under the X-Play microscope.
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Mobile Wall Street Journal Videos
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An archive of web-produced Wall Street Journal videos.
Computer Chronicles
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A look at the newest computer games for PC users. Guests: Kathe Spracklen, Game Developer; James Zuber, Game Developer; David Crane, Activision; David Lebling, Game Developer; Gary Kildall, DRI Products/Demos: Sargon III Chess Game, Millionaire Strategy Game, Pitfall, Zork ( Infocom), Ghostbusters. Originally broadcast in 1985. Copyright 1985 Stewart Cheifet Productions.
Topics: 1985, games, chess, pitfall, zork, ghostbusters
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...
Net Cafe
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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
Computer Chronicles
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Arabic subtitled version of this program. A look at the hot new computer games of 1995. Games covered include Voyeur, Astronomica, Wing Commander III: Heart of the Tiger, Master of Magic, Nascar Racing, Front Page Sports: Football Pro '95, Daedalus Encounter from Mechadeus, and Loadstar: The Legend of Tully Bodine. Includes visits to Electronic Arts and Rocket Science Games and an interview with "The Fat Man", George Sanger. Originally broadcast in 1995. Copyright 1995 Stewart Cheifet...
Topics: games, video games, arabic, subtitled, 1995, computer
Computer Chronicles
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Computers and the digital revolution forever changed the world of music. This program looks at several new approaches to creating and sharing music. Demonstrations include Vid Grid, Sound Toy, William Orbit Strange Cargo, So You Want to be a Rock & Roll Star, Rock & Roll On Your Own, Dylan:Highway 61 Interactive, Video Jam, and Vivace. Also featured is a visit to Todd Rundgren's sound studio in Sausalito, California and a preview of his CD-ROM entitled "No World Order"....
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Topics: music, music video, todd rungren
Computer Chronicles
by Sara O'Brien
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India is the hot place now for companies to look at for new software development. The trend actually started more than fifteen years ago. This is an early look at the growth of high-tech in India, shot on location in Bangalore, New Delhi, and Bombay. Also includes on location coverage of the high-tech sector in Taiwan. Guests: S. G. Pitroda, Advisor to the PMRajenda Pawar, NIITVenkat Mohan, Wipro; Adam Osborne, Paperback Publ; S. Balakrishnan, CMCPrakash Hebalkar, Tata Unisys; Arjun Malhotra,...
Topics: india, bangalore, new delhi, software, outsourcing, international
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Put the kids to bed, it's time for sex and violence as X-Play goes XXX. Check out some violently sexy titles like 'Ninja Gaiden II', 'Afro Samurai' and 'The Witcher: Enhanced Edition'.
Topic: G4TV.com videos
Computer Chronicles
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Today we take for granted the fact that we can watch video on our computers, but in the early 1990s, that was a big innovation. This program looks at early examples of desktop video on the Amiga, the Mac, and the IBM PC. Demonstrations include the Amiga 2500, the Amiga video authoring system, the Pionner LaserDisk player, MacroMind's Director 2.0 for the Mac IIx, the Avid/1 Media Composer, the DVA-4000 video controller from VideoLogic, and the use of desktop video at the NASA Ames research...
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Topics: amiga, macromedia, director, avid, videologic, macromind
Computer Chronicles
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Arabic subtitled version of this program. It was the biggest ever launch of a software product with stores opening at midnight and buyers around the world waiting to get their hands on... an operating system! It was Windows 95. This show looks at the hoopla surrounding the launch of Windows 95, the product itself, and several Windows 95 add-on products including Microsoft Office, Viking RAM Chips, Uninstaller, Trispectives Professional, and The Hive. Originally broadcast in 1995.
Topics: arabic, windows, larry magid, microsoft
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Arabic subtitled version of this program. In 1992 the EPA launched the Energy Star Computer Program to encourage the production of environmentally friendly computers. This program looked at several approaches including PC Ener-G-saver, Green Explorer, the Macintosh LC 575, the LaserJet 4L, and the Compaq Presario 425. Also featured are visits to a computer recycling center in California, a computer recycling center in New Jersey, and Greendisk, a company in Seattle that recycles floppy disks....
Topics: environment, ecology, green, arabic, recycle
Computer Chronicles
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Arabic subtitled version of this program. New color monitors created a market for whimsical add-ons like screen savers and wallpaper. Covered in this program are Crystal Walls, Marvel Comics Screen Posters, the Snoopy Screen Saver Fun Pac, the Jurassic Park Screen Saver, Microsoft Scenes, Matinee (the first video screen saver), PFS Power Album for Windows from Spinnaker Software, Pixel Play, and Second Nature Software. Guests include Gina Smith. Originally broadcast in 1994.
Topics: wallpaper, desktop, screen saver, arabic
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...
Computers & Technology
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Pure Pwnage - Episode 1 - The Life of a Pro Gamer Contains adult language
Topics: hack, TV, show
Computer Chronicles
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A review of the best new games of the year. Games covered include In the First Degree, Buried in Time, Mech Warrior 2, ImagiNation Network, and Phantasmagoria. Plus a visit to Microsoft's Judgment Day, a conference for third-party game developers in Redmond, Washington. Originally broadcast in 1995. Copyright 1995 Stewart Cheifet Productions.
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Topics: games, mech warrior, phantasmagoria
Computer Chronicles
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Robots are used to deactivate bombs, to do work in outer space, to work on assembly lines, and just for fun. We'll learn how to build a robot at home and discuss the future of robotics. Originally broadcast in November 1999. Copyright 1999 Stewart Cheifet Productions.
Topics: Episode year: 2000, Episode year: 1999, Robotics, Companies: Sony
Computer Chronicles
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Arabic subtitled version of this program. Personal computers have become a major component of modern educational systems. This program looks at some of the strides being made in computer based learning. Product demonstrations include Measurement in Motion, Grammar Games, Tangible Math, Inside the SAT, and The Musical World of Professor Piccolo. Companies profiled are Apple, Davidson & Associates, Logal, Princeton Review, and Opcode Interactive. Also featured are a visit to an Electronic...
Topics: school, learning, education, phoenix, SAT, math, music, gramma
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...
Computer Chronicles
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The upgrade from Windows 3.0 to Windows 95 was the big leap for Microsoft and began its domination of the desktop. This program looks at the new OS, originally code named "Chicago" and Windows 4.0, and new applications developed specifically for Win 95. Demonstrations include Windows 95, Norton Utilities for Win 95, Visio, and Picture Publisher. Also included are demonstratons of IBM's Warp OS/2, and the Macintosh Operating System OS 7.5. Originally broadcast in 1994. Copyright 1994...
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Topics: windows, microsoft, apple, macintosh, warp, IBM, OS/2, operating system
Internet Events
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University of California at Berkeley School of Information Distinguished Lecture Series (Re-)Defining the Public Domain Wednesday, October 17, 2007, 4:00pm-6:00pm While much of the focus on intellectual property goes to battles over copyright or patents, we should not forget that a large proportion of such material is not property at all. The public domain is available for all to use. Of particular interest for the public domain is the U.S. government, all of whose work is available without...
Topics: public domain, Internet, Governance, hooptedoodle
Net Cafe
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Did aliens land in Roswell? Were there others involved in JFK's assassination? Are organs being taken from prisoners in China and sold to rich patients needing transplants? We'll explore the World Wide Web to find out who thinks there are conspiracies taking place. Shot on location at the Club I cyber cafe in San Francisco. Originally broadcast in 1999.
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Topics: Episodes: 1999, conspiracy
Computer Chronicles
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A look at the new technology for computers communicating with other computers. Guests: Gary Kildall, Digital Research; Sherry Geddes, Strategic Inc.; Bob Metcalfe, 3Com; Bill Godbout, CompuPro; Richard Goldberg, IBM; Nat Goldhaber, Centram Systems; George Morrow, Morrow Computing Products/Demos: EtherMacToken Ring, TOPS Network. Originally broadcast in October 1985. Copyright 1985 Stewart Cheifet Productions.
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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
Computer Chronicles
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Excel now dominates the spreadsheet world, but once upon a time there was actual competition among spreadsheet products. This program looks at Quattro 1.0, Allways 1.0, Lotus 1-2-3 3.0, Ashton-Tate's Full Impact, and Excel 2.1. Guests include Gary Kildall, Jan Lewis, and Jared Taylor of PC Magazine. Originally broadcast in 1988. Copyright 1988 Stewart Cheifet Productions
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Topics: spreadsheets, excel, lotus
Computer Chronicles
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Arabic subtitled version of this program. Markets are going global but schools are cutting back on foreign language instruction. The answer - foreign language software. This program reviews several new programs that teach or translate a foreign language. Incuded are Learn to Speak Spanish 4.0 from Hyperglot, German Assistant for Windows from Microtac, Power Japanese from Bayware, Video Linguist: Learn from French TV, Language Explorer from Nordic Software, and the Chinese Language Kit from...
Topics: arabic, foreign, language, linguist, japanese, german, spanish, hyperglot
Computer Chronicles
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Laser disks and optical storage devices are changing the way we can use computers. Guests: Jeff Tully, Pioneer Video; Vladimir Langer, Sony; Rick Dyer, RDI Video Systems; Jay Eagle, Proton Corp.; Gary Kildall, DRI Products/Demos: Pioneer Laser Disc Player, Astron Belt, Halcyon Home Entertainment Sys, Vidlink. Copyright 1985 Stewart Cheifet Productions.
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Topic: Episode year: 1985
G4 Video Grabs
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A trip to the dentist wouldn't be so bad if this cute Japanese girl were always waiting by our examination chair.
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Internet Events
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Court:  gand Docket #:  1:15-cv-02594 Case Name:  Code Revision Commission et al v. Public.Resource.Org, Inc. PACER case #:  218354 Date filed:  2015-07-21 Date terminated:  2017-04-07 Date of last filing:  2017-05-22 Assigned to:  Judge Richard W. Story Case Cause:  28:1338 Copyright Infringement Nature of Suit:  820 Copyright Jury Demand:  Defendant Jurisdiction:  Federal Question Click here to see available docket information and document downloads for this case. If you need the...
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Conference for Open Source Coders, Users and Promoters
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Internet Events
by Carl Malamud
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April 30, 2010, Raleigh, North Carolina. Carl Malamud, Keynote address to the WWW2010 Conference. Video recorded by www.ImaginingTheInternet.Org, Elon University. A PDF of the text is also available at https://www.archive.org/details/org.resource.public.10rules/
Topics: www2010.org, public.resource.org
Computer Chronicles
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A look at some of the leading computer games in the late 1980's. Demonstrations include Chuck Yeager's Advanced Flight Trainer, Accolade's Mean 18 Golf, Apache Strike, Beyond Dark Castle, The Other Side, and Strategic Conquest. Also features an early look at CompuServe's online games. Originally broadcast in 1988. Copyright 1988 Stewart Cheifet Productions.
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Topics: Episode Year: 1989, Television Programs, Computers: History, Gaming, CompuServe
Computer Chronicles
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An introduction to the world of supercomputers in Asia and in the U.S. and their application environments such as NASA and NOA. Copyright 1987 Stewart Cheifet Productions
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Computer Chronicles
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In this week's episode of Computer Chronicles, we show you the features in Windows XP, both Home and Professional, and we'll explore whether it is worth the money to upgrade. Plus we'll show you the latest version of Internet Explorer and the Macintosh OS. Copyright 2002 Stewart Cheifet Productions
Topics: Episode year: 2002, Episode year: 2001, Operating systems: Windows, Operating systems: Macintosh...
Computer Chronicles
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Arabic subtitled version of this program. The availability of reasonably priced color printers changed the way people and businesses used computers. This program covers new color printers from Hewlett Packard, Tektronix, QMS, Canon, ColossalJet, and ProofPositive. Originally broadcast in 1994.
Topics: color, printer, printing, arabic, hewlett packard