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Daz3D brings Creation, Content, and Community to 3D! – Siggraph 2007

Daz3d has been committed to making 3D both enjoyable and affordable. From their freeware DAZ Studio, to Bryce 6, Hexagon 2, and their flagship 3D product Carrara 6. If you are just starting to work with 3D, or if you are experienced working in the 3D space, then listen in as Daz 3D's Steve Kondris discusses the various offerings and features in their recently updating software! Recorded at the Siggraph/ACM Conference in San Diego, California, in August 2007 by Harris Fogel. Posted 12/20/2007 (13:29)

Illuminating the Details of LCD Displays with Stan Swiderski of NEC – Siggraph 2007

In this interview with Stan Swiderski of NEC Displays we discuss the differences in LCD technology, and how best to consider the proper display for your needs. We also discuss the impact of LEDs in display technology. If you have ever wondered why flat panel displays vary so much in price and performance, this interview is for you! Recorded at the Siggraph/ACM Conference in San Diego, California, in August 2007 by Harris Fogel. Posted 12/20/2007 (16:05)

How Technology Brought Together Campers, Counselors, and Staff from the Bob Mathias Sierra Boys & Girls & Alta Sierra Camps – Kings Canyon, California 2007

In 1962 Olympic Decathlon Gold Medalist Bob Mathias founded a summer camp for boys in Kings Canyon, California, in the Sierra Nevada mountain range. In 1969 the camp added girls, and for almost 30 years it was a treasured memory of summer for generations of campers, counselors, and staff. How to bring together the people who made it so wonderful after all these years? Yahoo Groups and the Internet to the rescue! Recorded during a reunion at the site of the former Bob Mathias Sierra Boys Camp, Kings Canyon, California, September 2007 by Harris Fogel. Posted 12/18/2007 (22:02)

Jack Minsky and Software MacKiev Unleash A New Version of HyperStudio 5! – NECC Conference, Atlanta 2007

Software MacKiev has fulfilled the dreams of users around the world with the announcement that Roger Wagner and HyperStudio 5 have returned to the Mac and PC after a long hiatus. HyperStudio was one of the most popular software titles ever created, especially in the education arena, with millions of users around the world. In use from the Louvre to a classroom near you, the rebirth of HyperStudio is a huge deal to the legions of "HyperHeads" around the world! Recorded at the NECC Conference in Atlanta, June 2007 by Harris Fogel. Posted 9/18/2007 (10:44)

Getting Granular with Andrew Lecates And The New Filemaker Pro 9 – NECC Conference, Atlanta 2007

Filemaker's flagship database application has just had a major update and in this extended conversation with Andrew Lecates of Filemaker, we discuss the new features of Filemaker Pro 9. Filemaker Pro has an especially strong following in education, and in this interview, we get into detail about how best to take advantage of the new feature set. If you are interested in the power and analysis offered by a well designed database, then listen in! Recorded at the NECC Conference in Atlanta, June 2007 by Harris Fogel. Posted 9/18/2007 (21:22)

Leslie S. Conery On How ISTE and NECC Can Help Teachers Embrace Technology – NECC Conference, Atlanta 2007

During the NECC Conference in Atlanta, I sat down with ISTE's Deputy CEO, Leslie S. Conery to discuss what ISTE is, who should attend the NECC conference, and the impact of technology in the classroom and from the No Children Left Behind act on the educational environment that teachers, students, and parents must grapple with. If you are interested in the intersection of technology and teaching, then listen in! Recorded at the NECC Conference in Atlanta, June 2007 by Harris Fogel. Posted 9/13/2007 (17:41)

LensWork Magazine’s Brooks Jensen on Fine Art Photography – Photo Lucida Conference, Portland, Oregon 2007

Editor and Founder of LensWork Magazine, Brooks Jensen created one of the leading publications for fine-art photography. In this interview we discuss photo books, magazine publishing, and LensWorks transition to digital media and podcasting! If you are interested in photography then listen in! Recorded at the Photo Lucida Conference in Portland, Oregon in April 2007 by Harris Fogel. Posted 8/27/2007 (34:53)

Photo-Eye’s Darius Himes on Photo Books and Publishing – Photo Lucida Conference, Portland, Oregon 2007

Editor of the Photo-Eye Booklist, Darius Himes eats, sleeps, and breathes photography books. In this interview we discuss photo books, publishing, and more! If you are interested in photography, publishing your own work, or collecting the work of others, then listen in! Recorded at the Photo Lucida Conference in Portland, Oregon in April 2007 by Harris Fogel. Posted 8/27/2007 (22:16)

Nine Year Old Author Adora Svitak and Verizon Foundation’s Michelle Robinson Tell Why Verizon’s Thinkfinity.org site should be on every teacher’s bookmark list! – NECC Conference, Atlanta 2007

During the NECC Conference in Atlanta, Adora Svitak teamed with actor James Earl Jones to create a modern retelling of a fairy tale using input from the audience. A writing prodigy, she authored Flying Fingers: Master the Tools of Learning Through the Joy of Writing at the age of 7! Adora was joined by the Verizon Foundation's Michelle Robinson, who explains what their Thinkfinity site is, and how it benefits educators throughout the country. If you are interested in the intersection of technology and teaching, then listen in! Recorded at the NECC Conference in Atlanta, June 2007 by Harris Fogel. Posted 8/15/2007 (6:28)

Fuji Film Expands Digital Photos Dynamic Range with it’s FinePix S5 Pro DSLR – PMA Las Vegas 2007

With the introduction of the first digital cameras two problems were quickly evident, the first was noise and artifacts in low light levels, and the second was the limited dynamic range. In order to tackle the problem of dynamic range Fuji took a new approach with their new FinePix S5 Pro DSLR, utilizing a sensor within a sensor to increase the dynamic range. In this interview with Fuji Film's Darin Pepple, we learn how they did this and more! Recorded at the Photo Marketing Association Conference in Las Vegas, in March 2007 by Harris Fogel. Posted 8/14/2007 (10:28)

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