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Thanks for Making Skype a Part of Your Daily Lives – 2 Billion Minutes a Day!

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Today, we are excited to celebrate that our Skype users – YOU – are spending more than 2 billion minutes connecting with each other!  2 BILLION MINUTES! But just how big is 2 billion minutes, you ask? That’s enough time to travel to the moon and back over 225 thousand times, walk around Earth more than … Read more

Explorer to Attempt Skype Call from Top of Everest

Britain-based explorer Mark Wood may come across as the jovial type you’d meet at your local pub, but beneath his unassuming exterior Mark is equipped with a shocking level of ambition and perseverance. In 2011, he became the 8th person in history to reach the geographic South Pole – solo and unsupported. Last year he skied 200 miles across … Read more

Une chorale virtuelle pour la postérité aux TED2013

L’équation qui permet une expérience musicale unique et brillante existe-t-elle ? Nous pensons qu’Eric Whitacre a peut-être trouvé la formule : 100 choristes en direct accompagnés de chanteurs des chorales de California State University, Long Beach Campus, Fullerton Campus et Riverside City College + 30 chanteurs de 28 pays différents connectés via des appels vidéos … Read more

Un coro virtual para la posteridad

¿Existe una ecuación para crear una experiencia musical auténticamente brillante? Creemos que Eric Whitacre podría haber dado con una fórmula de estas características: Cien miembros de un coro en vivo formado por voces pertenecientes al Campus de Long Beach y al Campus Fullerton de la Universidad Estatal de California, y a la Universidad Riverside City … Read more

TED2013にて、バーチャル合唱を披露

Virtual Choir with Eric Whitacre

グラミー賞受賞歴のある作曲家、指揮者、講演者であるエリック・ウィテカー氏はその数多くの音楽的業績で有名ですが、2011年のTEDで初めて披露された「バーチャル合唱(Virtual Choir)」シリーズによって彼の名はさらに広まりました。こ Read more

Um coro virtual via Skype no TED2013

Será que existe uma fórmula para realizar uma experiência musical brilhante?  Talvez Eric Whitacre tenha encontrado: Um coro ao vivo formado por cantores de várias universidades dos Estados Unidos + 30 cantores de 28 países diferentes conectados via chamadas com vídeo do Skype = Obra prima musical. Whitacre, compositor, maestro e professor e vencedor do Grammy, é famoso por suas … Read more

From a small island, Skype is his window to the world

Roberto Llamas may live on a small island in the Mediterranean, but that doesn’t mean he’s disconnected from the rest of the planet. As a matter of fact, his home island of Mallorca is a major tourist destination seeing more than 20 million visitors a year. And, as the head of the island’s busy airport, … Read more

A Virtual Choir for the Ages at TED2013

Virtual Choir with Eric Whitacre

Is there an equation to making a brilliant musical experience?  We think Eric Whitacre might have found at least one such formula: 100 live choir members made up of singers from choirs at California State University, Long Beach Campus, California State University, Fullerton Campus and Riverside City College, + 30 singers from 28 different countries … Read more

ブレイクのチャンスをつかもう!~サイモン・コーウェルの「The You Generation」であなたの才能を披露~

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サイモン・コーウェルという名前を聞いたことはありますか?元アメリカン・アイドルの辛口審査員としてご存知の方は多いかと思います。そのコーウェル氏率いるテレビ・プロダクションおよび音楽出版会社Syco Entertainmentは「The Yo Read more

Tentez la chance de votre vie ! Montrez de quoi vous êtes capables sur la chaîne « The You Generation » de Simon Cowell

Vos amis vous disent que vous chantez comme un ange ? Vos gâteaux et pâtisseries font soupirer de plaisir vos meilleurs amis ? Tout le monde s’accorde à dire que vous imitez Barack Obama à merveille ? Vous pensez être le meilleur comique au monde, dresseur de chien, motard de BMX, maquilleur ou autre – … Read more

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