ETH Lecture Communicator is a tool to improve classroom interaction between an instructor and their students. It enables the instructor to create and carry out in-class online assessments, and facilitates organized instant communication for large classes. It is intended to improve the overall quality of a lecture by providing the instructor with continuous feedback on the students' understanding of the material.
Yet Another Time Machine is a command line Ogg Vorbis and MPEG audio player with the ability to control the tempo of playback without changing the pitch. Primary usage would be to listen (for example) to audio books at 150% tempo. This is still understandable and saves time, hence the name of the program.
apoo is an environment for programming in a simple assembly language. It is implemented in Python and has the following components: apoo virtual machine is a virtual processor with a very simple architecture and instruction set that mimics almost all the essential features of a modern microprocessor. As the aim is to teach assembly language, there is no machine code associated with the instruction set. apoo Interface is a graphical environment that monitors the state of the machine during the execution of a program and allows the writing/editing/execution of programs in assembly language. apoo Tutor is a module for grading of student programs based on a description of what the execution of the program should be for specified input data sets.
X-Plane is a flight simulator that reads in the geometric shape of any aircraft and then figures out how that aircraft will fly. It does this via an engineering process called "blade element theory", which involves breaking the aircraft down into many small elements and then finding the forces on each little element many times per second. These forces are then converted into accelerations, which are then integrated to velocities and positions. This gives X-Plane the most realistic flight model available for personal computers.
linSmith is a Smith charting program. Users can enter either discrete components or transmission lines, see the results on screen, and/or generate Postscript output. Component values can be changed numerically or using scrollbars. Problems can be solved on-screen, and high-quality Postscript can be output for publication.
bingo-cards is a program to create number, word/letter, and picture bingo cards. These cards can be used for entertainment in the car, in a classroom (for example, to teach the element symbols for the Periodic Table), or just with your kids. You could also create bingo cards with little pictures of everyday objects, then call the names out in Spanish, French, Italian, or German (or whatever you fancy).