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May 2, 2008 By Karen Klinger MIT sociologist Sherry Turkle smiled as she recalled the conversation she had with a journalist for a leading science magazine who wanted to know why she opposed marriages between people and robots. "He put me in the same camp as those who opposed marriage between lesbians or gay marriage," Turkle, a professor of the social studies of science and technology, told those gathered... more
Apr 30, 2008 By Karen Klinger Dudley Herschbach has the air of a man who would never rest on his laurels, even if they are the laurels of a Nobel Prize. "I tell my students prizes should be given to atoms, molecules and ideas," Herschbach told a gathering at the MIT Museum during a "Lunch with a Laureate" event, one of more than 100 activities that are part of the Cambridge Science Festival going on through... more
Apr 30, 2008 By Karen Klinger If you'd like to have lunch with a Nobel laureate, walk an evolutionary time line along Massachusetts Avenue, learn about the science of beer brewing, spend your own "Night at the Museum" or take part in dozens of other activities, Cambridge is the place to be this week during the city's second annual science festival. This first-in-the-nation citywide celebration of science and... more
Apr 4, 2008 Tuesday, April 86:00 p.m.Enroll now! Do you want to learn how to get crisp, clear audio on your next field shoot? Come learn about our new field recorders, the Marantz PMD 660 on Tuesday, April 8 at 6:00 p.m. Instructor Diane Andronica will teach you the ins and outs of the device, including how to record in both stereo and mono, and use its on-board editing suite. This seminar will certify... more
Mar 25, 2008 As of Wednesday, March 26th, Youth View Cambridge is 10 episodes old! Don't miss the tenth episode on Cambridge channel 98 and online. One of this show's highlights is a roundtable interview with filmmaker and CRLS alum Ethan Goldhammer, whose short "mockumentary" The Cambridge Companion screened this month at the Brattle Theater in Harvard Square as part of the 7th annual Boston Cinema Census.... more
Mar 18, 2008 Last Thursday, on the evening of March 13th between 7-9PM, about 20 community members including two children, gathered at the Pisani Center in The Port/Area 4 for a monthly community meeting. Neighbors met & mingled while enjoying a delicious meal of rice & beans & Fried chicken which was provided by Izzy’s Restaurant. The meeting began with Open announcements then quickly moved to... more
Mar 17, 2008 On March 10, 2008, The Cambridge Chronicle posted another entry in it's "The Right View" series. It was published in the March 10 edition. In it Mr.Henry Irving of Bigelow Street writes first about respecting ones elders and national figures, fiscal responsibility, and that the government should be allowed to break the law with impunity. Congratulations Mr. Irving on your election as chairman of... more
Mar 15, 2008 Today marked the final week of computer trainings at CCTV, as outlined in the program proposal. 8 more participants received their computers at the end of the training session today. However, many of the participants felt that more computer training would be very helpful. Particularly for those with little to no previous experience with computers and the Internet. Therefore, I hope that at... more
Mar 10, 2008 The New York Times published an interesting article today, entitled "Journalism in the Hands of the Neighborhood." The article highlights a class on citizen journalism offered by the Media Mobilizing Project and the South Philadelphia Community Center, JUNTOS, to cover local issues on housing and development (see MMP's "All For the Taking" blog). The Times article raises the question of whether... more
Feb 29, 2008 The month of February seems to have gotten away from me. So on this Leap Day it's about time for a NeighborMedia update. There's lots of project news to report, especially regarding outreach. Training program additions: CCTV kicked off a new course schedule that includes Blogging 101 and Citizen Journalism 101. Both were extremely successful in their first runs. -Blogging 101 is taught by CCTV's... more
Feb 27, 2008 Karin tiene la buena intencion de ensenarme como se utiliza los blogs para escribir sobre el tutorial de computacion en Espanol. Aqui habemos varias personas que queremos aprender muchos programas para mejorar nuestras abilidades para el futuro y asi ayudar a otras personas que lo necesitan. more
Feb 26, 2008 Hi folks, Here are some links to websites that I mentioned during class. Please leave a comment below to let me know if there is something I forgot to add or if there is something else that you would like to see added to the list. Blogging Wikipedia Blogging / Participatory Media Literacy What is RSS? Wikipedia RSS / Participatory Media Literacy Aggregators and feed readers Video Blogging Learn... more
Feb 14, 2008 I’m not really feeling this 2008 Valentine’s Day – for my heart is with the family of Lucien on this day. 18-year old Lucien Christalin, a Haitian–American man who attended Cambridge Rindge and Latin, died from gunshot wounds on Friday night in a living room on Windsor Street in Cambridge. Lucien and his friends were playing with a gun, and while they were certainly going against the grain of... more
Jan 4, 2008 GIMP, which stands for "GNU Image Manipulation Program" is now available on all Windows platform computers in computerCENTRAL. GIMP can be used for "photo retouching, image composition and image authoring," as the website explains. In addition, GIMP is built on the philosophy of Free Software, which the GNU project describes in the following: "The freedom to run the program, for any purpose (... more
Nov 12, 2007 Faces of Judaism Mural Stimulates Dialog at CRLS By Sharon Stentiford What would cause an African American artist to want to create a mural about Jewish people? Community muralist and teacher Jameel Parker admits that this project has sparked controversy and been full of challenges from the beginning. Parker’s inspiration for the project came from viewing the photography of James Van Der Zee of... more
Nov 11, 2007 November 6th 2007 - The well known historian, social activist, and former BU professor, Howard Zinn, gave a talk at the Morse Auditorium at Boston University with the title "Beyond Iraq". YouAreHere filmed the talk and interviewed Howard Zinn afterwards. Go to to watch the talk and interview. more
Jun 8, 2006 Welcome! We have a lot going on in the lab. First we would like to acknowledge those who make it all possible. We could not do what we do without the generous support from our interns. Each week computerCENTRAL interns volunteer their time providing computer assistance for our community. Get ready for CCTV's upcoming Newsletter, featuring some intern biographies. Find out why they enjoy... more