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May 18, 2012 This Week in NeighborMedia: a recap of the week's captivating Cambridge stories produced by NeighborMedia correspondents at Cambridge Community Television. Latest stories Saul Tannenbaum reports on Department of Homeland Security meeting held Cambridge this week: "DHS To Test Biological Sensors by Releasing Dead Bacteria on the Red Line." Beverly Mire profiles the MSYEP and its commitment to... more
May 12, 2012 This Week in NeighborMedia: a recap of the week's captivating Cambridge stories produced by NeighborMedia correspondents at Cambridge Community Television. Latest stories Siobhan Bredin previews some of what to expect at this weekend's Cambridge Open Studios, including live performances at CCTV: "May 12 & 13: Cambridge Open Studios East/Central." Mary Holbrow profiles local southern style... more
May 7, 2012 The Internet descended on MIT this weekend, gathering for ROFLCon III, a conference dedicated to studying and celebrating Internet memes. But it wasn't all Nyan Cats and Double Rainbows. Conference sessions examined politics, race, and gender, and some of the most transgressive behavior on the Internet. The 850 attendees were greeted by a keynote by Jonathan Zittrain, Professor of Law and... more
Apr 21, 2012 Why is the planet Mars red? “Because it’s rusty.” Astronomy hobbyist Christine Moulen (standing, above) was helping Slava Arabagi of Brighton to get a look through one of five telescopes set up in front of City Hall last night. Her telescope was trained on Mars. Iron oxide is plentiful in the soil of the planet, Moulen explained. The rust color helps us to identify Mars in the night sky. Moulen... more
Apr 19, 2012 The festival calls on calls on the community to come together and excite all people about the science, technology, engineering, and math in our lives. The 2012 festival will comprise of over 100 events, including the Science Carnival, Science of Sports, and Astronomy Day in a host of events for families throughout Cambridge and beyond. We’re also scheduling a wide assortment of more adult events... more
Apr 17, 2012 Producers can get help promoting videos through social media sites like Facebook and Twitter, compressing and uploading shows to sites like YouTube and Blip.tv, blogging on CCTV's site or creating a blog, building a web presence, creating graphics for a video, and much, much more. It's as easy as opening a Production Contract and coming down to the lab! Web Media Help happens every Friday... more
Apr 17, 2012 CCTV's channel numbers changed on April 17! All of your favorite shows from Channel 10 are now on Channel 8! Channel 9 remains the same! Programming in languages other than English, and religious programming moved from Channel 22 to Channel 96! Don's miss out! (and if you lost your cable signal completely, it is because you need a DTA converter from Comcast. Call Comcast at 1-877-634-4434.) more
Apr 17, 2012 Microsoft is on the hunt for developers to realize its “Skype for Browsers” project, according to several new job postings. “Team at Skype is looking for passionate, team-oriented and self-motivated developers to help us bring Skype experience on to the Web,” one of Microsoft’s job ads reads. "You will have a chance to integrate existing Skype solutions on to the web with the support of the... more
Apr 16, 2012 CCTV is offering individualized, flexible computer assistance for women every Wednesday in April from 1pm-2:30pm. Women may work alone or with a group to learn more about computers. A volunteer is on hand throughout the drop-in hours to help with computer skills, job searching, resume writing, and other related interests. During these hours, the use of our equipment and services is free for CCTV... more
Apr 6, 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 interviews participants at the April 1st Maud Morgan Arts Scholarship Fund benefit [VIDEO]: "April Foolery." Chris Herold covers the Blog Better Boston Conference [VIDEO]: "Meet the Bloggers: Blog Better Boston... more
Apr 5, 2012 COMPUTER ASSISTANCE AVAILABLE FOR WOMEN - Every Wednesday from 1pm-2:30pm at CCTV! CCTV is offering individualized, flexible computer assistance from a friendly volunteer who can help with job searching, resume writing, computer skills, English skills and much more. Work alone or with a group to learn more about computers. This program is open to all women. About this program This computer drop-... more
Apr 5, 2012 A trademark infringement defendant’s counterclaim under the Anticybersquatting Consumer Protection Act (ACPA), 15 U.S.C. § 1125(d), was dismissed where the sole basis for the counterclaim was the sheer number of domain names that the plaintiff had registered. Voice of the Arab World, Inc. v. MDTV Medical News Now, Inc., No. 09-11505 (D. Mass. March 29, 2012). The court noted that the ACPA... more
Mar 31, 2012 . Encounter regional fashion and food bloggers in a conference milieu. Shoe fashion show begins at the 7:20 mark. For more information about participants, go to the BlogBetterBoston.com website. Music by Boom Boom Beckett: Attenti al Ladro (http://www.jamendo.com/en/album/103120). more
Mar 28, 2012 CCTV is offering individualized, flexible computer assistance for women every Wednesday in April from 1pm-2:30pm. Women may work alone or with a group to learn more about computers. A volunteer is on hand throughout the drop-in hours to help with computer skills, job searching, resume writing, and other related interests. During these hours, the use of our equipment and services is free for CCTV... more
Mar 25, 2012 Nieman Journalism Lab Pushing to the future of journalism — A project of the Nieman Foundation at Harvard March 23, 2012, noon Low-power radio signals only reach a couple of miles, but a substantial increase in stations could help fill a much larger coverage gap. By Adrienne LaFrance For more than a decade, community radio advocates have been fighting to get more low power radio stations on the... more
Mar 19, 2012 These internships have been filled, however CCTV is always accepting internship applications. Read more about becoming an intern at http://cctvcambridge.org/internships. Spanish-Speaking Computer Lab Volunteer CCTV is looking for an organized, reliable, and friendly individual with Spanish language skills to help oversee our computer lab during the Wednesday evening "Computers for Spanish... more
Feb 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 Hasson Rashid reports on local effort to lobby for civil legal aid: "Community Lobbies to Increase GBLS Funding." Saul Tannenbaum covers MIT Museum event celebrating the first video game, invented in Cambridge: "Spacewar! Turns... more
Feb 17, 2012 Google is hosting a two-session Internet workshop at Cambridge Community Television’s new home! Participants will be paired with Google employees and will receive one-to-one training. Learn how to send email, search the Internet, pay bills on-line, and more. Training will be tailored to each participant’s interests and experience. People of all levels are welcome to register. When: Monday,... more
Feb 13, 2012 Being introduced to Spacewar! at MIT was like being inducted into a secret club. A friend brought you, in the evening, to a room in famed Building 20, the ramshackle "temporary" building constructed to aid MIT's World War II research. Inside the room was a refrigerator-sized computer, much much smaller than any you might have encountered. And on the glowing circular displays were two rocketships... more
Feb 3, 2012 This Week in NeighborMedia: a recap of the week's captivating Cambridge stories produced by NeighborMedia correspondents at Cambridge Community Television. Latest stories Chris Herold and Andrew Vitvitsky cover the recent Woman of the Year parade [VIDEO]: "Hasty Pudding Theatricals fêtes Claire Danes at Harvard Square parade." Saul Tanenbaum reviews Cambridge's new smart phone application: "The... more
Feb 2, 2012 Last year, the budget discussion in Cambridge grew testy when City Councilors insisted the City focus on technology innovation. The results of those discussions are beginning to bare fruit as Cambridge has released its first smartphone application. The Cambridge iReport application, available for both Android and Apple smartphones, is an example of the new breed of applications cities are often... more

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