Category Archives: Education Archive

NASA partners with Internet Archive to archive digital imagery

From Jon Hornstein at Internet Archive’s NASA images: NASA gave a nice shout-out to the Internet Archive for helping them address their Open Government Initiative requirements. Here’s a couple of choice quotes . . . “. . . (the … Continue reading

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BloomEnergy, the Bloombox, Free Energy and Tesla

A hot topic on the heels of the 60 Minutes segment last night. Is the Bloombox the long sought solution to cheap clean energy? Is Mr. K.R. Sridhar the modern day Nicola Tesla? At the risk of boring you all I … Continue reading

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An All-Star Team

It has been about seven months since NASA and Internet Archive teamed up to create Through a Space Act Agreement, NASA has granted Internet Archive unprecedented access to all of the NASA centers’ media archives. While media from NASA … Continue reading

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Travel Films From Watson Kintner

Before “wandering through the stacks” at Internet Archive, I had never heard of Watson Kintner. Although he is far from a household name, the chemical engineer who lived from 1890-1979 provided thorough and unique documentation of his extensive travels for … Continue reading

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Math Class Then and Now

Maintaining Classroom Discipline (1947): Mr. Grimes is the math teacher from hell: watch him berate his students and their small rebellions. Happily, the wise fatherly narrator suggests a better teaching mode and Mr. Grimes magically transforms. Inertia (2004): This math … Continue reading

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Tuition-free University Lectures

The Archive’s Education Collection provides free university courses and lectures (usually videotaped). The newest collection in the Education Collection is the University Channel Public Affairs Lectures. Watch guest speakers such as Kofi Annan, Condoleeza Rice, Robert Rubin, Cornel West, Hans … Continue reading

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