Science & Technology Gallery

Sep 16, 2012
Pete Kjeer, Senior Mechanical and Systems Lab Engineer at Harvard School of Engineering and Applied Sciences (Harvard SEAS), demonstrates his motorcycle lift with the assistance of Anas Chalah and Christie Gilliland. 13 September 2012. The lift is designed to lift 300 lbs. with 30 lbs. of force applied on the lever. Pete was presenting this as part of a course introduction at Harvard SEAS,...
Aug 15, 2012
A quick look into the lives of video-gamers and how there needs to be moderation. Carlin Rheault & Justin Weiler, SMI 2012.
Jul 1, 2012
I'm interested in the future use of ebooks and ereader technology specifically for textbooks. I believe that textbooks are used differently than casual reading materials; the devices and software currently designed to accommodate casual reading may or may not work for textbooks or other learning-oriented media. The technology that is used in commonly available readers is made by: http://www....
Sep 9, 2012
Whether it is a new computer application you've read about, a small gizmo your friend bought, or a multi-camera HD production van you covet, come share your thoughts about future CCTV equipment purchases. CCTV has a (limited) capital budget to spend annually on hardware, software, cameras and accessories that help members produce great media for the channels and website......We hope to see you...
Aug 15, 2012
A video poem by Zohar Propp-Hurwitz based on "The Never Naught Song" by Robert Frost. SMI 2012
Jun 20, 2012
Produced by Toni Allien, Remi Jones, Xavier Marquez, Ranea Riley-Walker and Tedy Woldermariam A piece on the relationship between Novartis (or NIBR) and the communities it serves, including here in Cambridge and around the world. It covers some of the history and unique structure of Novartis’ Cambridge headquarters, as well as the larger impacts of Novartis’ work developing novel...
Sep 6, 2012
by @SarahCortes-As over 30 press outlets filed an amicus brief to protest secrecy surrounding PVC Bradley Manning's trial, protestors in Cambridge, Boston and 33 Obama campaign headquarters around the US joined yesterday in the demand to free Manning. Manning is accused of leaking hundreds of thousands of classified documents and media, including the video www.CollateralMurder.com, to...
Jul 30, 2012
by Sarah Cortes-Josh Corman, Akamai Director of Security Intelligence, appeared in the new film "We Are Legion: The Story of the Hacktivists" screened today at DefCon, the largest computer hacker conference on earth. In the film, Corman, a former philosophy major, speaks about the origins of the hacktivist phenomenon "Anonymous." The film traces the origins of Anonymous from various groups,...
Jun 20, 2012
Produced by Fard Berry, Chay Homes, Wilgens Metelus, Jose Negron and Obeng Asamoah Serebour A piece on the contributions of different types of scientists (including biologists, chemists, and translational medical experts) to the drug discovery process at the Novartis Institute. It explores what methods each type of scientist employs, why they are essential to the development of new...
Aug 31, 2012
Good interns make the world, or at least CCTV, go round! We are seeking interns in the following computer lab programs. Post-Production...
Jul 28, 2012
by Sarah Cortes-Josh Corman, Akamai Director of Security Intelligence, spoke today at DefCon, reportedly the world's largest computer hacker conference. Corman has written and spoken extensively on "issues related to [computer "hacker" loose collective and phenomenon] Anonymous that are relevant to citizens, Infosec, law enforcement, and government as the hacker collective continues to evolve."...
Jun 8, 2012
This Week in NeighborMedia: a recap of the week's captivating Cambridge stories produced by NeighborMedia correspondents at Cambridge Community Television. Latest stories Mary Holbrow previews this weekend's Secret Gardens Tour, to benefit the Cambridge Public Library: "Secret Gardens of Cambridge Tour Sunday." Susana Segat covers Cambridge's preparation for this week's Venus Transit...
Aug 17, 2012
This Week in NeighborMedia: a recap of the week's captivating Cambridge stories produced by NeighborMedia correspondents at Cambridge Community Television. Latest stories Sarah Cortes covers Anonymous protestors reaction to Assange asylum by occupying front of Cambridge's British Consulate: "Anonymous Protesters Continue Second Day and Night of Occupation in front of Cambridge, MA...
Jul 27, 2012
By Sarah Cortes-Former Cantabridgian Chris Soghoian spoke today at Defcon, possibly the world's largest conference for computer hackers. Soghoian highlighed numerous ways cellphone and location data is easily accessed by law enforcement with little or no judicial or other oversight. Laws such as the Communications and Law Enforcement Act of 1994 ("CALEA") have been expanded beyond their original...
Jun 3, 2012
You can either experience a great celestial event this Tuesday, June 5th, or you can wait for the next opportunity, in December 2117. Your choice: now or never. Every 120 years, Venus eclipses the sun. It's technically an eclipse, because Venus will be between the sun and the earth, and it will prevent some sunlight from reaching us. However, don't expect a blackout. The beauty of this...
Aug 17, 2012
by Sarah Cortes-Protestors spent a second day and night outside the British Consulate in Cambridge MA in response to the UK's continued threats against the sovereignty of Ecuador's London Embassy and Julian Assange. Identifying themselves with the philosophy of the loose collective of computer hackers known as "Anonymous," individuals in "V for Vendetta" masks occupied the space in front of the...
Jul 20, 2012
This Week in NeighborMedia: a recap of the week's captivating Cambridge stories produced by NeighborMedia correspondents at Cambridge Community Television. Latest stories Beverly Mire writes about some special gems uncovered on a recent Cambridge walk: "Why We Live Here: The Joy of Walking." Mary Holbrow covers highlights of the recent Open Archives tour of three Harvard sites: "...
May 29, 2012
Join CCTV staff and Board members on May 30 from 6-8PM to talk about your experiences in computerCENTRAL: the facility, the programs, and how we can make improvements. This is one in a series of focus groups planned by the CCTV staff and Board of Directors to hear directly from members about their experiences at CCTV. To suggest a topic for a future focus group, please contact Susan.
Aug 16, 2012
by Sarah Cortes-Protestors wearing the "V for Vendetta" Guy Fawkes masks preferred by the loose hacker collective "Anonymous" appeared at the British Consulate in Cambridge last night, only hours after news outlets revealed that UK police have started amassing outside Ecuador's embassy in London. An announcement is expected this morning by Ecuadorean authorities over asylum for WIkileaks founder...
Jul 13, 2012
Every Tuesday from 3:30-5pm CCTV offers individualized, flexible computer assistance from a friendly volunteer who can help with job searching, resume writing, online job applications, computer skills, and much more. Work alone or with a group to learn more about computers. This program is open to all job seekers. UPCOMING MINI LESSONS A brief mini lesson will be offered at 4pm during each...
May 26, 2012
This Week in NeighborMedia: a recap of the week's captivating Cambridge stories produced by NeighborMedia correspondents at Cambridge Community Television. Latest stories Susana Segat documents the pre-graduation excitement at Harvard Yard [w/ VIDEO]: "Anticipation." Andrew Vitvitsky reports on efforts to counteract possible impacts of climate change on Cambridge: "Climate Change in...

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