The Innovator's Prescription: A Disruptive Solution to the Healthcare Crisis
Don’t believe everything you learn in business school, cautions Harvard Business School professor Clayton Christensen. “It’s the principles of good management we teach that cause successful companies to fail.” In this meaty lecture, Christensen distills several books’ worth of research describing ho
An Evening with Vikram Chandra
In the tradition of his favorite childhood writers, Dickens, Thackeray and the “curiously forgotten James Hadley Chase,” Vikram Chandra explores the seamier sides of human relations. In Chandra’s latest, sprawling novel, Sacred Games, his backdrop is Bombay, a city steeped in corruption from head to toe. Reading three s
The OpenCourseWare Initiative: A New Model for Sharing
Since making its “proof of concept” debut in the Fall of 2003, MIT’s OpenCourseWare (OCW) Initiative has racked up some impressive numbers. This project makes course materials used in MIT undergraduate and graduate subjects available on the Web, free of charge, to any user anywhere in the world. So far, OCW has translated for the w
Duke Medicine Profiles: Carlos Sotolongo, MD
Get to know Duke Medicine's primary care providers.
Lecture 28 - part b - Chapter 5, printed slides 102-108, Proof of Open Mapping Theorem
Chapter 5, printed slides 102-108, Proof of Open Mapping Theorem. (*note a 'typo' in the proof of Lemma 5.8 where one A should be an E). Further module materials are available for download from The University of Nottingham open courseware site: http://unow.nottingham.ac.uk/resources/resource.aspx?hid=bd32d53b-3c12-ac19-176b-d9e112731951 and on iTunes U: http://itunesu.nottingham.ac.uk/albums/64.rss Dr Feinstein's blog may be viewed at: http://explainingmaths.wordpress.com Dr Joel Feinstein is an
Duke Medicine Profiles: Jack Wolf, MD
Get to know Duke Medicine's primary care providers.
The second Space symposium- learning spaces
This presentation discusses the various elements that deem enterprise education spaces as fit for purpose
Barney's "Just Imagine" Song
Join Barney and his friends as they sing about all the things that they can be and places they can see if they just use their imagination. Students will enjoy singing along to this fun song. This is a great resource for the early childhood classroom. (2:07)
Bundel met oefeningen Nederlands Deze oefenbundel is oorspronkelijk voorzien als straftaak, maar de oefeningen zijn apart zeker ook bruikbaar. Ze bevat zes eerder grote oefeningen over werkwoorden of ontbrekende letters in woorden.
Deze oefenbundel is oorspronkelijk voorzien als straftaak, maar de oefeningen zijn apart zeker ook bruikbaar. Ze bevat zes eerder grote oefeningen over werkwoorden of ontbrekende letters in woorden.
United Islands? multi-lingual radical poetry and folk song in Britain and Ireland, 1770-1820
This website describes an AHRC-funded research network, bringing together scholars with collectors and performers of folksong and poetry, to “discuss the fate of non-canonical poetry/folksong in the period 1770-1820”. This radical and anti-establishment poetry has long been overlooked, and the opportunity has only recently arisen to discuss it from an intra-national perspective (with the history of the British Isles seen as a complex and contradictory “zone of cultural conflict
Faculty Forum Online: The Strange New Worlds of Exoplanets
The study of exoplanets—planets outside the solar system that orbit distant stars—can be portrayed as a single-minded quest for habitable, Earth-like planets. But the most remarkable discoveries have been exoplanets with unanticipated properties that can make habitation impossible. In the first Faculty Forum Online of 2014, Associate Professor Joshua Winn ’94, SM ’94, PhD ’01 described these new worlds—and shared research discoveries about the formation and evolution of planets. Fol
SciCafe: Which Came First - the Bird or the Bird Brain?
It's no surprise that birds have specialized brains that support the complicated act of flight, but new research shows that dinosaurs evolved the brain necessary for flight well before they actually took to the air as birds. In this SciCafe, join Museum paleontologist and curator Mark Norell and research associate Amy Balanoff as they discuss the cutting-edge research and techniques that have continued to illuminate the evolutionary history of living birds, and their extinct dinosaur ancestors.
Duke Medicine Profiles: Nelson Chao, MD
Get to know Duke Medicine's cancer doctors.
Conversations in Contemporary Art: Chih-Chien Wang
Conversations in Contemporary Art (CICA) is a visiting artist lecture series presented by the Concordia's MFA in Studio Arts program (Department of Studio Arts). CICA provides a unique opportunity to hear distinguished artists, critics, writers and curators from the Canadian and international community speak about their practices. The visiting lecturers represent a broad range of interests and approaches and reflect the diversity and breadth of contemporary art practice. The disciplines covered
Duke and Duchess of Cambridge attend St Patrick's Day Parade
Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe More Lifestyle News: http://smarturl.it/LifestyleNews Britain's Duchess of Cambridge celebrated St. Patrick's Day by presenting shamrocks to soldiers from the Irish Guards. Reuters tells the world's stories like no one else. As the largest international multimedia news provider, Reuters provides coverage around the globe and across topics including business, financial, national, and international news. For over 160 years, Reuters has maintained its
Urban Advantage Celebrates 10 Years
Last Saturday, we celebrated more than 50,000 New York City middle school students from 177 public schools across all 5 boroughs who took part in the Urban Advantage Science Initiative this school year. Since it began 10 years ago, this pioneering program has linked New York City's students, teachers, and families to 8 major science-based cultural institutions to conduct scientific investigations and inspire science learning. As students and teachers shared their presentations at the American
Republican Cantor to leave leading House post after election shock
U.S. House GOP leader Eric Cantor says he will resign from his leadership job on July 31, following a surprise primary result that brought an abrupt halt to the career of a rising star in the Republican party. Rough Cut (no reporter narration). Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe More updates and breaking news: http://smarturl.it/BreakingNews Reuters tells the world's stories like no one else. As the largest international multimedia news provider, Reuters provides coverage around th
Mexican warlock holds ritual for national team
June 11 - The self-proclaimed Grand Warlock of Mexico performs rituals to support Mexico's World Cup Campaign. Jillian Kitchener reports. Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe More updates and breaking news: http://smarturl.it/BreakingNews Reuters tells the world's stories like no one else. As the largest international multimedia news provider, Reuters provides coverage around the globe and across topics including business, financial, national, and international news. For over 160 yea