What follows is a sampling of my past and recent work in video, sound, photography and interactive multimedia. If you would like to see more, please contact me at any time. You can also learn more about my background on my about page and my Facebook fan page.
From PBS’s NOVA and NOVA scienceNOW:
Kanzi the Bonobo: In this narrated slide show, researcher Sue Savage-Rumbaugh describes one extraordinarily linguistic ape.
Pick the Pollinator: Test your knowledge of how insects, birds, and other pollinators help flowering plants flourish.
Space Race Time Line: Examine turning points in the heated competition between the U.S. and USSR to dominate space.
The Science of Jamestown: Recent archeological findings shed light on England’s first permanent American colony.
Healthy Old Age: Find out what all the hoopla is about SIR2 and how it can slow down aging, at least in yeast.
Outfitting for Battle: Inca and conquistador soldiers had very different gear. How did this play a role in the fall of the Inca Empire?
Anatomy of a Cuttlefish: Blue-green blood? Three hearts? Explore what sets cuttlefish apart from other animals.
Build a Rocket!: Learn more about how the innovative German V-2 rocket worked by assembling it yourself.
Fake or Real?: Examine 9 photos and guess which ones are real. Then hear digital forensics expert Hany Farid explain how to peg a fake.
A Tale of Two Mice: In this audio slide show, hear how the epigenome can make identical-twin mice appear so different.
MIT/Technology Review Magazine:
Biomedical Engineer Nina Tandon Uses Electrical Signals to Create Beating Heart Tissue: Tandon wants to grow “spare parts” for the human body — and her research isn’t too far off. She says, “to my friends, I am a real-life Dr. Frankenstein.”
Mechanical Engineer Richard T. Roca Spearheaded Innovation at Bell Labs & AT&T: As a young engineer, Roca was expected to challenge his superiors at Bell Labs. It was difficult, but the experience gave him the confidence he needed to lead several market-changing projects there and later at AT&T. At the later company, Roca was Vice President in charge of internet-based services. He also led planning for new AT&T products including the Advanced 800 Toll-Free Service and the Calling Card Service.
Joaquin E. Bacardi III: This alumni profile explores how strong family bonds, a desire to preserve the environment, and not to mention an early knack for business–his first startup back in high school earned $300,000 in its first year–all contributed to this mega-CEO’s success.
Podcasts and Video Podcasts:
|VYou Q&A: Ever had a multimedia, journalism or social media question, but didn’t know who to ask? Ask me, and I’ll answer to the best of my ability with a video response.|
|Dead Guys in History: Check out my new weekly video Podcast series, “Dead Guys in History.” Each episode explores historical facts and, through trivia and humor, explains their significance to life today.|
|The Rebel Faction: You can listen to some recordings of my old radio talk show, The Rebel Faction, by clicking on the link here or “Rebel Faction” in the tab above.|
Other Video Projects:
|My YouTube Videos: Care to see some of my other videos? I’ve got plenty! You might be particularly interested in “The Bible Salesman” (fiction) and “Crossing into the Abyss” (non-fiction audio slide show). Check out my YouTube site for more.|
I use a Canon 50D as well as a variety of lenses. I feel that it is imperative for all multimedia journalists to have a good understanding of photography and of what makes a picture “good” or “interesting.”