Last weekend was MIT’s Campus Preview Weekend, where high school seniors who have gotten accepted to the Institute travel up here to get a sneak peek of what MIT’s really like. Naturally, the school tries to make a good impression to convince admitted pre-freshmen that they really want to go here, so they give [...]
Philip Tan, US director of the Singapore-MIT GAMBIT Game Lab (readers may remember his Hatsune Miku lecture from this post) is currently working to play Project Diva, the Vocaloid game for the PSP, as part of GAMBIT’s Complete Game-Completion Marathon, a lab game marathon raising money for earthquake relief in Haiti. His goal is [...]
Happy New Year everyone! I had meant to write this sooner, but holiday festivities interfered. No more shall they stand in my way, however!
Anyway, I bring to your attention the show To Aru Kagaku no Railgun (“A Certain Scientific Railgun”).
This is the main character:
… and this is her railgun.
Essentially, the main character, Mikoto Misaka, has [...]
Since the school is called the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, most people (even some MIT students themselves!) don’t expect MIT to be particularly good for studying the humanities. It’s true though; from Pulitzer Prize-winning authors, a superb linguistics department, and a PoliSci program that’s apparently quite good as well (is PoliSci even a humanities [...]
As a mechanical engineering student, I am occasionally tempted to use the machine shop facilities for purposes they were not intended for. Case in point:
This was actually made for a lab project in my Manufacturing class; we had to design and machine paperweights from 3″ diameter cylinders of aluminum, so I thought I’d go for [...]
Massatjuju Institute of Technology.
MIT has the privilege of being one of the most-featured institutions of higher learning in anime, ranking somewhere above Harvard and below Tokyo “Todai” U. We think this is pretty cool; it’s certainly a potential one-up in the culture of collegiate competition… if you’re a total nerd. (Whoever heard of [...]
The term “miteiru みている” is the Japanese subjective verb for “looking,” as a directed and concentrated gaze. It is through this gaze that we make sense of the world around us, and thus understand this animated form. -miteiru! Vol 1 Issue 1
That explains what the term means, but what on earth is “miteiru!”?
Welcome to the [...]
Welcome to “Miteiru!” MIT’s new anime blog!
We are still under construction, so be sure to check for updates and see how our blog develops!
This blog differs from the club’s official website in many ways. A blog includes anime reviews, encourages your opinion on various Japan/otaku-related issues, raises questions, and lets the reader interact with other [...]