An overview of the user interface of a DJ software that integrates with Spotify. The talk also demo-ed a real DJ mixer and how the buttons correspond to the different functions on the DJ software. DJs use the software and the mixer to edit tracks such that two overlapping tracks can sync to the same key and tempo. The software and mixer also allow for seamless transition from one song to the next.
Category: Live Demo
Taking a look at the physical side of engineering, they’ll be taking apart some electronics and talking about some of the inner workings and the design process behind things
Let’s Make Our Food a Little More Rotten
Fermentation is a preservation method mankind has practiced since the beginning of civilization. In this talk, we will discuss this technique’s impact on our diet, history, culture, and on the way learn some great ways to use this method in our own lives!
The world of twisty puzzles and what makes them hard/interesting. Demonstrating an assortment of different puzzles/ways people compete in, and the general mindset people follow when solving the puzzles professionally. Also an interactive walkthrough of blind cubing!
It’s Fking Magic
Walking through how he went from watching magic videos on YouTube to being invited to an underground ring to winning a competition in closeup magic, with live demonstrations and explanations of various effects.
How Hard Could It Pasta-bly Be?
A live demo with a pasta roller and raw ingredients on making fresh pappardelle and tomato sauce from scratch.
Jazz Theory and Improv on Piano
A demonstration of different sounds within jazz and how they’re mixed together in improv. A volunteer came up and pressed random white keys and Wen-Hao’s accompaniment turned it into a song!
What’s Opera, Doc?
A whirlwind introduction (with music) to the history and beauty of opera.
What I Learned from 8 Years Worth of Journaling and Why You Should Journal Too
What I learned from 8 years worth of Journaling, and Why You should Journal too.
Guide to Anki Flashcards
Why spaced repetition and active recall testing works, and how to use Anki to memorize things by employing these methods.