I have spent a good portion of this year traveling between cities and various emergent technology conferences and events. Most of these events have been really good, but in terms of augmented and mixed reality, the Augmented World Expo, in its eighth year running, definitely stood above the rest.
Have You Seen This?: HoloChess Is a Great Example of How to Make a HoloLens App Without the Hardware
I am often asked about getting started with HoloLens development and most of the time my answer, in short, is: Install Unity, install Visual Studio, install the HoloLens emulator, and make something.
Being able to read an electrical diagram will greatly aide your ability to correctly diagnose car problems. If you need some help with it, watch this video for a detailed explanation of how to read an example map for the clutch start switch on a Toyota.
In this video, we learn how to find the surface area of a prism using a specific example. First you will need to find the base and height of your prism. If the base edge is 6 and the height is 8 you will do the equation Area= 1/2 bh. Doing this math out on your calculator, you will get the answer of 12.39. This is what the size of each triangle in the prism is going to be. The area of one pentagon (or the base) is 61.92 inches squared. If you need help with this, you can try drawing the pictu...
In this clip, you'll learn how to take advantage of the Microsoft Access QBE interface. Whether you're new to Microsoft's popular data management application or a seasoned MS Office professional just looking to better acquaint yourself with the Access 2007 workflow, you're sure to be well served by this video tutorial. For more information, including step-by-step instructions, watch this free video guide.
In this video, we learn how to add and subtract fractions with numerical examples. First, write down an example on a piece of paper to add two fractions together. To do this, you will write out the denominator in the common form and then add the numerators together. If you don't have common denominators you will have to find them. When subtracting, it's basically going to be the same process. Go through the same steps to figure out what the answer will be. Use the basic rules of math to get t...
In this Education video tutorial you will learn how to divide fractions with examples. For example let us divide 1/5 with 3/4. This we can do by changing the division sign in to multiplication sign provided we swap the numerator and the denominator of the divisor to get its reciprocal. The equation can now be written as 1/5 x 4/3. Now multiplying the numerators and the denominators, we get the answer as 4/15. So, you can see that division of fractions is the same as multiplication. You only n...
In this tutorial the author explains of how to find percentages using examples. He explains that x percent of some number y is x multiplied by y and divided by 100. He goes on and explains this concept with numerous examples. He suggests a short cut to movie the decimal point of a number two digits to the left to divide that number by 100. The author demonstrates many more similar tricks and short cuts using which one can easily solve percentage problems. So if you are looking for a good tuto...
Do you need to brush up on your fraction and percentage skills or get ahead of the class in math? This video shows several different examples of how to calculate percentages by using fractions. Money is used as a frequent example because quarters and change are easier to figure out and can help you translate when solving a math problem. You can also solve equations by writing them down and diving the part by the whole. Sound complicated? Watch the video and see how easy you can master calcula...
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Propaganda and indoctrination at it's peak. My friends, today, when I was browsing through the net for news, I noticed something on MSNBC. It was a very short article, with a title that just wasen't true. Before talking about it, let me tell you why this is important.
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On Thursday, March 9, there was a news story on the evening news about Khan Academy (NBC News). The story began when Sal Khan started tutoring his cousin in 2004. Since he was in Boston and she was in a different city, he decided to make and post videos on YouTube so anyone could watch the videos. Later he added videos for her brothers and for people that contacted him with requests for other videos. During this time Sal had a job that he later replaced with another job. Today Sal has 2010 vi...
First off, don't be frustrated. YOU CAN DO IT! Contrary to the message in the image above, it's NOT over. It's just beginning. And when it comes to solving the New York Times crossword puzzle, the old cliche does apply: practice makes perfect.
The low price of speakers and MP3 players today make them ideal for adding a bit of sound to different items, and this tip from CNET reveals a few ideas. Add an MP3 player and a pair of speakers to a decoration, for example.
If you use Office 2008 for Mac and all its applications (Word, PowerPoint, Entourage, Excel), than you need to know about the predefined workflows available using the Script menu that uses Automator to help perform mind-numbing tasks. The Microsoft Office for Mac team shows you just how to save time by using predefined workflows in this how-to video.
Grand Illusions is a site for the enquiring mind. This how to video demonstrates how to make Folded Page Art. Your wonderful & charming host represents Grand Illusions, an amazing toy, magic & illusion web shop and gallery.
Don't want to shell out the big bucks for some fancy, expensive budgeting software? Well, if you have Excel 2008 for Mac installed, you can manage your budget right there. Personal financing doesn't get easier than this— even business finances are easy to keep track of. The Microsoft Office for Mac team shows you just how to manage your finances with pre-formatted Ledger Sheets in this how-to video.
Get a crash course on HScript Expressions, Variables, and Attributes in Houdini 10. If you don't even know what this means, then you probably need to check this video tutorial series out. Understanding how to massage data in Houdini is key to giving yourself the creative edge and allowing you to unleash mind-blowing visual effects. This 18-part video series covers a variety of simple yet essential weapons in your arsenal including Global, Standard and Custom Variables to Math and String Modif...
There's a million web games spread throughout the internet now, and if you like to play them, you probably want to play them all the time. And if you play one flash game, you probably play another, maybe 10 or 20. But what if you don't have an internet connection one day? What if you can't play those web games anymore? Well, you can, and all you have to do is download them to your computer. Watch to see how to download and play web-based flash games on your computer without web access.
In this video it is demonstrated that how to convert American pound into kilograms. First of all we will see the equation for converting weight from American pound to kilograms is American pound divided by 2.2. When pound is divided by 2.2 it will give kilogram weight, for example 40 pounds divided by 2.2 will come around 18.2 kilogram. Now if you want to calculate 25 milligram per kilogram dose, then you have to first divide pound by 2.2, like in previous example it comes to 18.2, then you h...
When you need a website to showcase your product or service, it can be quite confusing. Follow these easy steps to gather everything you need to have a successful website. Start your search for a domain name in the domain name registrar. (Example: www.companyname.com) Rent space from a hosting company to hold the files for your website. Set up an email account for your company. Create the content for your website (example: products, prices, services, etc). Get internet security to protect sen...
It's been done for ages, but for most of us, "regift" entered our vocabulary after the 98th episode of Seinfeld—"The Label Maker." In this episode, Elaine calls Dr. Whatley (played by Bryan Cranston) a "regifter" after he gives Jerry a label maker—the same label maker that Elaine gave Whatley.
It's that time a year when winter storms begin causing havoc across the United States, and when "rotating outages" are common to help sustain the electrical grid during intense cold periods. That means pretty much anybody with snow and ice in their backyard can succumb to power outages. And no electricity means no electric heat.
In this video they are showing how to use proportions to solve word problems. In the first example they used 2/3 is equal to x/6. To solve for x, you begin by cross multiplying setting up and equation 3x=12. Next, divide 12 by 3 which equals 4. So x equals 4. In the next example, she has given a situation where she is making a ranch dip using a ranch powder and sour cream. She want to use 80oz of sour cream and she wants to know how much powder ranch she will need. She know that for 16oz of s...
Toss aside that Sudoku. Take a stab at the new craze to hit the Times: KenKen. New York Times puzzle editor Will Shortz introduces KenKen and gives a brief play-by-play demonstration of this new puzzle craze.
This tutorial features the different ways to interact with posts in Google+. For example, you can comment, share, reply to the author, or +1 a post that you see in your Google+ stream. Look for the buttons underneath the post to execute each option.
Motorola's Droid Bionic has several Android apps built into the device that allow you to speed up your workflow. For example, with the MotoPrint app you can print from the Verizon Wireless smartphone to a printer. With it, you can print everything from photos, PDF's, documents, or emails directly from your Bionic.
If you own or have access to an auto-ranging or manual-ranging multimeter you can measure several different aspects of circuits, resistors, and the like. For example, you can determine the resistance, voltage, continuity, and current with the multimeter to help you determine the precision of a resistor. This guide will help you learn how to use a multimeter to perform these tasks.
If you're new to Adobe Photoshop, editing photos can be a bit intimidating, especially when dealing with raw file formats. But with the help of this Photoshop tutorial, you'll be able to fix up your raw photos without any problems. Gavin Hoey walks you through his steps of Camera Raw in CS5, using an awesome picture of Matisyahu as an example, tweaking and fixing the pic using the crop, white balance, temperature and noise tools.
A function or signal generator is an electronic device that can create different types of waves and send them through a circuit without building oscillators. This video will teach you how they work and how to build a basic LED dimmer that uses one as an example.
An amplifier is something that amplified the voltage on a circuit. The most basic kind is an operational amplifier, and this video will show you how these work and how to use them in your electronics. As an example you'll learn how to make a microphone circuit for spying on people or listening to your heartbeat.
One task to which DSLRs are particularly well suited is nighttime shooting. Fast, wide-aperture lenses make the most out of available light. In this video tutorial from renowned DSLR cinematographer Philip Bloom and the staff of Vimeo, we receive some tips on how to film at night using, for example, a Canon 7D, T2i (550D) or 5D Mark II.
Your Call of Duty Black Ops custom player card / emblem is the first thing that a potential opponent sees about you, and you should be proud of it. This video will give you some great tips that will help you make any emblem you choose to make look sharper, less flat, and overall just plain more badass. The example made in the video is a cool star, so if you wanted a star you're even luckier!
Looking for a convenient way to, for example, keep the bookmarks on your work and home computers synchronized? With Google Chrome, it's a cinch! This brief, official video guide from the Google Chrome team will show you precisely how it's done.
One of the most distinctive parts of the anime-style characters that most cosplayer prefer is the spiky, multicolored anime hair. Most people need a wig to execute one of these styles in real life, and this video will show you how to do it! The example in the video is a wig for Gokudera from the manga Reborn!, but these lessons can be applied to lots of other anime wig styles.
Look up "bombshell" in the dictionary, and you're sure to find Sophia Loren listed as example numero uno. The beautiful Italian actresses, who was and is the epitome of womanly curves and sultry bedroom eyes, made waves during her film career with her raw sexuality, beauty, and confidence.
If you're going to know how any phrase in a foreign language, "Do you know English?" is a useful one. In this free video language lesson, you'll learn how to ask someone if they speak English in Spanish: "¿Habla inglés?" For more information, including an example of the proper pronunciation, watch this free video Spanish lesson.
If you've seen Sin City, what you probably remember most is the way color isolation was used throughout the film to reveal single colors in otherwise black-and-white scenes. This video will show you how to create the same effect for your own film in After Effects. Using this beautiful bunch of roses an an example, you will learn how to apply color isolation to film and maybe, just maybe, give Robert Rodriguez a run for his money.
Watch this fine art video tutorial to learn how to glaze oil paint over colored pencils. "What you are seeing is a short time lapse of me layering color with illustration markers (prismacolor) and color pencils. I have discovered that using markers and color pencils is a much faster way to build a foundation for a painting (if you could still call it that).