Global Warming: Science and the Message
When you hear the words "Climate Change", what do you think of - last week's, thunderstorm, or something longer-term? Do you think the media gives credence to climate change deniers? In this video Dr Ben Newell from UNSW's School of Psychology talks about the difficulties for climate scientists in cutting through misconception and misinformation to get their messages across. Dr Newell has written a paper on the Psychology of Global Warming with Professor Andy Pitman of the UNSW Climate Chang
Creative Practice as Research
Dance, music, theatre, film, writing and more - showcasing a year of research, teaching and production from the Creative Practice and Research Unit of the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences.
Perth, Australia - Study Abroad
Students will study in Perth, Australia at the University of Western Australia (UWA), a member of Australia's prestigious "Group of Eight" leading research-intensive universities. Contact the Office of International Studies for more information. http://www.nd.edu/~ois/
17.871 Political Science Laboratory (MIT)
This course introduces students to the conduct of political research using quantitative methodologies. The methods are examined in the context of specific political research activities like public opinion surveys, voting behavior, Congressional behavior, comparisons of political processes in different countries, and the evaluation of public policies. Students participate in joint class projects and conduct individual projects.
E2E: Donna Malayeri, Gilad Bracha, Luke Hoban - Web Programming and More At Lang.NEXT 2012, several conversations happened in the "social room", which was right next to the room where sessions took place. Our dear friend, Erik Meijer, led many interesting conversations, some of which we are fortunate enough to have caught on camera for C9.
At Lang.NEXT 2012, several conversations happened in the "social room", which was right next to the room where sessions took place. Our dear friend, Erik Meijer, led many interesting conversations, some of which we are fortunate enough to have caught on camera for C9.
Humanistic Approaches to the Graphical Expression of Interpretation
The session begins with brief introductory remarks by moderator Kurt Fendt. He points out the need for new tools that will examine data in meaningful ways through aspects of interpretation and visualization. Dean Deborah Fitzgerald emphasizes the importance of support for digital humanities and visualization interpretati
APFRI Health Day- Strong Women, Strong Hearts
Dr. Miriam Nelson presented "Strong Women, Strong Hearts," as part of the Army Physical Fitness Research Institue Health Symposium Oct. 4.
Patrick Wilson's (A'95) Keynote Speech
Actor Patrick Wilson (A'95) delivered the keynote speech at Carnegie Mellon University's 115th Commencement ceremony on May 20, 2012. Patrick, a graduate of CMU's School of Drama, is a widely talented and successful performer whose credits include Angels in America, Little Children and Insidious. In his entertaining speech, Patrick shares some of his favorite memories with the graduates, and reminds them to embrace the present because, "Tomorrow will happen without your permission. But today
Technion's President Peretz Lavie in Conversation with Museum CEO John Hollar
[Recorded: March 12, 2014] This event highlights the Museum's ongoing commitment to showcasing computing history from around the world. The Technion-Israel Institute of Technology was founded in 1912 in Haifa and is the oldest university in Israel and the Middle East. The university offers degrees in science and engineering, as well as related fields such as architecture, medicine, industrial management, and education. Israel is known as the "startup nation" and much of that drive and brainpo
How's the Weather?
Here is a song that allows children to learn about different types of weather. Great video for learning the weather.
Deep learning enables large-scale computer image recognition with Project Adam | Microsoft Research Trishul Chilimbi, Partner Research Manager for Microsoft Research, discusses Project Adam, and how deep neural networks have enabled large-scale computer image recognition with astounding accuracy.
Trishul Chilimbi, Partner Research Manager for Microsoft Research, discusses Project Adam, and how deep neural networks have enabled large-scale computer image recognition with astounding accuracy.
Sixense: Wireless STEM System
Sixense represents a major next step in emerging technology for virtual reality gaming for the e-Generation of students. It's been said that the e-Generation of students are already proficient in Instant Messaging, Social Networking, and Gaming. And they will spend over 10,000+ hours performing these tasks before reaching the age of 21. Teachers familar with Second Life, Woozworld, Smallworlds, Imvu, and others know how these "avatars" and "virtual worlds" can be spun-off in creating interactive
Checklist - Language Assistantship
This is a resource released as part of the E-Portfolio Toolkit based on experience of developing the “Year Abroad E-Portfolio”, undertaken by the School of Languages at Leeds Metropolitan University.
6.830 Database Systems (MIT)
This course relies on primary readings from the database community to introduce graduate students to the foundations of database systems, focusing on basics such as the relational algebra and data model, schema normalization, query optimization, and transactions. It is designed for students who have taken MIT course 6.033 (or equivalent); no prior database experience is assumed though students who have taken an undergraduate course in databases are encouraged to attend. Topics related to the eng
not a lecture: just chitchat about the project and misc before extension lecture 36
this was not a real lecture - it was just some miscellaneous chitchat before the extension lecture started. Rupert and Thurston recorded it as we were having some troubles with the recording software (wirecast) and wanted to do a test session to try out a new setup they were hoping would be better. mainly i was chatting about keeping secrets from Dracula in the project for those interested, then some random things before the extension lecture started.
HST.950J Engineering Biomedical Information: From Bioinformatics to Biosurveillance (MIT)
This course provides an interdisciplinary introduction to the technological advances in biomedical informatics and their applications at the intersection of computer science and biomedical research.
Copolymerization of Styrene and Methyl Methacrylate
A short film by undergraduate chemistry students on Copolymerization of Styrene and Methyl Methacrylate
Behavioral Science: When is it Normal to Forget?
Dr. Sonia Lupien is Associate Director, Clinical Research at the McGill Centre for Studies in Aging.