Ideas and Engineering

XBOX 360 Plus Kinect zu gewinnen!

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Wir haben wieder etwas für euch! Ja, 2009 hiess es noch Project Natal: heute, ist es die XBOX Kinect und sie ist im Handel erhältlich. Schon unglaublich was die grossen Firmen, wie Microsoft oder auch Apple, an Benutzeroberflächen ans Tageslicht bringen. An einer erfolgreichen Erkennung und Umwandlung von Bewegungen des Benutzers in Befehle alla Minority […]

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13 Questions about my Life in America

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– not so great english version by babelfish – 13 Fragen, die mir die Kleine Zeitung stellte: 1. Warum bist du nach Amerika ausgewandert? Mein erster Aufenthalt in Amerika war im Jahr 2000. Im Sommer arbeitete ich dort in einem der Amerikanischen Sommer-Camps (Camp Hillcroft), im Staat New York. Am ersten Wochenende, bin ich bereits […]

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PhD Graduation at MIT

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Wikipedia: Graduation or also called “Commencement” is the action of receiving or conferring an academic degree or the ceremony. Last week, I graduated from MIT and received the degree of Doctor of Philosophy or PhD. I received the doctoral hood from MIT a day before the Commencement during the “Hooding Ceremony”: This hood represents the […]

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The Travelling Classroom – Exhibit at MIT and Album

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Please support our AUSTRIAN TRAVELLING CLASSROOM WEBSITE (click “Jetzt dazu” on the site to join) and our FACEBOOK GROUP. Exhibit at MIT Check out 5 min of our presentation of the Travelling Classroom Project in Boston: Our Presentation can be found here: PPT. And here is the ALBUM of all our pictures: Soon, the Travelling […]

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The Travelling Classroom – Boston

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Youtube Video of the Travelling Classroom Project in Boston: A video of our exhibition at MIT will follow, this week!: Yeah, you can FIND US at N52 (building next to the MIT Museum), on the 3rd floor, this week! Have a nice weekend!

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The Travelling Classroom Project

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German Post: http://ideas.redwired.org/DasReisendeKlassenzimmer In recent times we have witnessed a real crisis in education reform: In Austria, the US (Bill Gates speaking about Education in the USA) and in other parts of the world, the debate over tenure, incentive strategies, teacher evaluation, and public opinion has and continues to be a heated one. The disparity […]

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Great Wearable Tech of the Future OR NOT

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http://www.ted.com This demo — from Pattie Maes’ lab at MIT, spearheaded by Pranav Mistry — was the buzz of TED. It’s a wearable device with a projector that paves the way for profound interaction with our environment. Imagine “Minority Report” and then some. I am not sure if this is as great as it looks, […]

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Latke VS Hamantaschen – MIT Debate 2009

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What a debate! http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Latke VS http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hamantash … for those of you, who have not yet tried these delicious treats! MIT has fought a debate for the past 7 years over which is better: Latke or Hamantaschen Two teams of three prestigious MIT professors each, fight in this debate and try to win by scientifically explaining […]