Tuesday, February 27, 2007

Fabricate yourself - future is yours to design

Director of MIT's celebrated Center for Bits and Atoms, Neil Gershenfeld explains how his Fab Labs can help in future to have custom designs for many stuffs in human life.

Thursday, January 04, 2007

Sunday, October 22, 2006

Mind and Matter meet

An inspiring talk by Bruce H Lipton on the biology of belief and further he attempts to explore where mind and matter can meet. An inspiring point in this talk is how one can transform one's life by changing the core belief harbored by a person.

Part 1 of 2 (duration 01:04:11)

Part 2 of 2 (duration 01:34:59)

Monday, October 16, 2006

Machine interprets sketches

This is a cool demo video of a new machine sketch interpretation technology called ASSIST. One can draw something and the software will understand what is drawn and then it can be simulated by running the program. You can think of possibilities of using this in a designing environment...!

(duration 00:04:43)

Friday, October 13, 2006

The Elegant Universe - 3 : Welcome to the 11th dimension

The Elegant Universe - 2 : String's the Thing

The Elegant Universe - 1 : Einstein's Dream

Here is the wonderful documentary from pbs trying to explain string theory in Physics. It comes in three parts. I hope those who have scientific thirst will enjoy this documentary.

Wednesday, October 11, 2006

Pleasure of finding things out - Richard Feynman

Richard Feynman (1918-1988) was one of the recipients of the Nobel prize in physics in 1965, along with Julian Schwinger and Shin-Ichiro Tomonaga. In this video he talks on, as the title goes, the pleasure of finding things out. He also ridicules the honours given to him but rather enjoys upon the real value and impact of his work in improving the knowledge of humanity.

(duration 00:49:38)

The first principle is that you must not fool yourself and you are the easiest person to fool - Richard Feynman

Tuesday, October 10, 2006

DNA and the Brain - James Watson

James Watson is a nobel laureate who made one of the greatest discovery of the century by revealing the structure of DNA along with Francis Crick and Maurice Wilkins. In this lecture he speaks on DNA and the Brain.

(duration 01:15:12)
note : lecture starts from 7th minute in this recording, hence forward to 7th minute and watch

Uniqueness of Human brain

Dr. VS Ramachandran gives an amazing lecture on the uniqueness of Human brain with some interesting evidences and illustrations. He is a professor of psychology and neuroscience at University of California, San Diego, the director of the Center for Brain and Cognition, and scientific advisor to the Beckey Foundation.

(duration 00:54:03)