This free course concentrates on close analysis and criticism of a wide range of films, from the early silent period, classic Hollywood genres including musicals, thrillers and westerns, and European and Japanese art cinema. It explores the work of Griffith, Chaplin, Keaton, Capra, Hawks, Hitchcock, Altman, Renoir, DeSica, and Kurosawa. Through comparative reading of films from different eras and countries, students develop the skills to turn their in-depth analyses into interpretations and explore theoretical issues related to spectatorship.
Histography is a visual timeline of history. Every dot represents a historic event autogenerated from Wikipedia. View any time period or era.
History of Icons is a visual brief on icon history through different graphical user interfaces in different operating systems.
Early personal computers were nothing like present day computers. They had personality! Each was different and more exciting than the previous, with new features and capabilities. This web site is dedicated to the preservation and display of these vintage computer systems.
The Memory Palace is a storytelling podcast and public radio segment about the past. It was named a finalist for a Peabody Award in 2016.