[Slam Dunk Computer Camp]

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Slam Dunk Computer Camp. For a week in August 1997, 115 inner-city kids were taught by volunteer computer professionals. The camp combines basketball with computer training.

0:00 Craig Hodges plays basketball with the kids on the side, emphasizing the fundamentals of a sound mind and body.

1:31 Daily instruction in computing, virtual reality, etc.

2:31 One volunteer, a CEO, thinks that many of the students will be inspired to go on to careers in computers.

3:01 Making line-drawings on the computer, and printing them.

3:46 Hodges pumps up the class. Everything they did that day in class and on the court, they did their best.

4:21 Larry Cohn, VIP, says he wanted to make this video in order to convince other corporations that there’s a lot of great things that they can do for people (without losing much of anything themselves).

5:01 Credits. “We Are the Champions”, by Queen.



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