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Re: M100: An Introduction To Mathematica

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  • Subject: [mg66732] Re: M100: An Introduction To Mathematica
  • From: Paul Abbott <paul at physics.uwa.edu.au>
  • Date: Sat, 27 May 2006 21:04:09 -0400 (EDT)
  • Organization: The University of Western Australia
  • References: <e511jr$8hs$1@smc.vnet.net> <e53lpp$3v5$1@smc.vnet.net> <200605260817.EAA01805@smc.vnet.net> <e592vg$3fn$1@smc.vnet.net>
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In article <e592vg$3fn$1 at smc.vnet.net>, Ed Peschko <esp5 at pge.com> 
wrote:

> On Fri, May 26, 2006 at 04:17:44AM -0400, Paul Abbott wrote:
> > In article <e53lpp$3v5$1 at smc.vnet.net>, misha <iamisha1 at comcast.net> 
> > wrote:
> > 
> > > Since I don't have corporate backing, could you tell me of an affordable 
> > > alternative to these expensive seminars?
> > 
> > If you go to
> > 
> >   http://www.wolfram.com/services/education/
> > 
> > you will see that, 
> > 
> >   As of April 12, 2006, Wolfram Education Group offers free, live, 
> >   online seminars to all Mathematica customers worldwide. 
> > 
> >   Taught by experienced Wolfram Research staff, these presentations are 
> >   given twice weekly. Users can sign up for a seminar through the 
> >   calendar.
> > 
> >   The seminar series begins with S10: A Technical Overview of 
> >   Mathematica. 
> > 
> > The first free seminar with places available is on Jun 14.
> 
> Paul,
> 
> Since its free to mathematica customers, shouldn't it be possible to tape
> it and host it on something like google video?
> 
> I know they have a pay-per-view type of service, but I don't know if they
> have a password-protected service. I'm thinking something on the order
> of:
> 
>     a) users calling mathematica with your key/receipt/proof-of-purchase
>     b) getting a password for downloading these videos via google video.
> 
> That way, it would be a lot more convenient/informative for those of 
> us who would like to attend one of these seminars but for whatever
> reason cannot. Its not quite equivalent to being there, but its
> an acceptable alternative.

I've copied this to Paul Wellin from Wolfram Education for his comments.

Cheers,
Paul

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