Total: A difficult balancing act
Energy companies are being asked to meet growing world energy demand, but at the same time, theyre expected to cut carbon dioxide emissions. World energy demand is growing at 1.5 per cent a year. Meanwhile, negotiations are underway under the auspices of the United Nations Framework for Climate Change to broker consensus for curbing greenhouse gas emissions. Its something of a conundrum.
Fast Strategy: Staying ahead of the game
How can you make sure your company not only keeps its edge over its competitors, but also seizes new opportunities? In a new book called Fast Strategy: How strategic agility will help you stay ahead of the game, INSEAD professor Yves Doz and co-author Mikko Kosonen, a former senior Nokia executive, say the best way to do this is by making the most of what they call ‘strategic agility’.
"I personally experienced how Nokia, as a leading company, gradually lost some of its strategic s
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Months in German
Learn to express the 12 months of the year in german. You will hear the month in German and see the German word on the screen and then the word in English will appear on the screen. This is great for beginning language learners. (01:54)
Winter 2009 Quarterly Podcast
That was the year that was 2009: it all began with the collapse of the sub-prime housing market in America, and the rest, as they say, is now history. The 2008 and 2009 recession saw consumption fall for the first time in 20 years, and that slow-down in America spread to countries as far apart as the UK, Ireland, Germany, France, Canada, Japan, China, India and New Zealand. However, while some were officially in recession having experienced two consecutive quarters of negative growth, others suc
News #156 - New Free Feature! Get All of Your Spanish Vocabulary Lists in 1 Place
What are the must-know Spanish words you’ll need for real life? Hint: You’ll find them in the Free Spanish Vocab Bonus word list emails you’ve been getting. These are your source of new and practical Spanish words. They’re based on holidays, current events, seasons and anything going on in life right now. And now, you [...]
Lawrence Bailey - Market Research Valedictory Lecture - slides (as PDF)
A pdf of the slides used in Lawrence Bailey's guest lecture on Market Segmentation, Qualitative Research and Conversations Across the Garden Wall at Leeds Metropolitan University on 27 January 2011.
Virtual Maths, Cylinder Voids - Calculating volume
Interactive simulation with exercises and video demonstrating the use of auger piling and showing how to calculate the volume of cocrete needed to fill the cylindrical voids.
Google Glass in the Gobi: Dinosaur Nest
Last summer, a team led by the Museum's Provost of Science Mike Novacek and Paleontology Division Chair Mark Norell headed to the Gobi for the joint American Museum of Natural History/Mongolian Academy of Sciences expedition. The group included Aki Watanabe, one of Mark Norell's students at the Museum's Richard Gilder Graduate School, who was recently chosen as a beta-tester for Google Glass and who recorded video on Glass throughout the trip. In this video, Watanabe finds a fossil dinosaur nes
Brown released from jail, Bieber apologizes for racist joke
Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe More Lifestyle News: http://smarturl.it/LifestyleNews The day's top showbiz news and headlines including Chris Brown is released from jail, Justin Bieber apologizes for a racist joke, and Lupita Nyong'o is cast in the next Star Wars film. Bob Mezan reports. 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, finan
Taking Work-based Learning to the Next Level
In the mid-1990s, a new C-suite title was born when General Electric CEO Jack Welch dubbed Steve Kerr the company's "chief learning officer." Since then, CLOs have sprouted up at major firms in several industries. But what does this new breed of "learning leaders" bring to the table that traditional human resources departments and employee training programs do not? How does an increased emphasis on learning improve an organization? And do new technologies, like distance learning, simulations and
How do you look?
How Do You Look? (2003-2006) was a Wellcome Trust funded project carried out jointly with Imperial College Computing Department (IC) and St Mary’s Hospital London. The role of Imperial College was confined to providing eye tracking equipment for the surgical part of the project. The project’s main thrust was to apply to laparoscopic surgery the research methodology we had developed over the years with artists. This consisted in observing the surgeon’s eye movements in order to understa
The two-year MSc programme in BioMedical Engineering at TU Delft is based on a long history of training and research within three collaborating faculties: Applied Sciences; Electrical Engineering, Mathematics and Computer Science; and Mechanical, Marine and Materials Engineering. BME know-how in these has led to a broad BME programme. Clinically driven research is also a central theme in the programme. There is close collaboration with clinical partners at Leiden University Medical Center (LUMC
Neil Turok on the future of Africa "They want to be the next Einstein" - speaking of bright and ambitious young Africans applying to the African Institute for Mathematical Sciences (AIMS) he founded.
"They want to be the next Einstein" - speaking of bright and ambitious young Africans applying to the African Institute for Mathematical Sciences (AIMS) he founded.
The Phase Changes of Water Song
This teacher-made video shows a teacher singing about the phase changes of water while holding up the lyrics and diagrams of what he is singing about. The song is set to the tune of "Hey Soul Sister." Some key concepts include phase, state of matter, heat energy, particles, vibrating particles, latent heat of fusion, kinetic energy, melting, boiling point, vaporize, latent heat of vaporization, breaking bonds, and constant. (3:34)
Multiple Measures of Student Achievement in an Interdisciplinary Unit on the Harlem Renaissance
This website shows the culmination of a 5th-grade class interdisciplinary project on the Harlem Renaissance: a student-created museum and exhibition. The site uses video comments of students, teachers, and parents work to provide a multiplicity of perspectives on the project, and offers links to Lyons philosophy and year-long curriculum.
Binham Priory J850411 BINHAM PRIORY, Norfolk. View from the South West.
BINHAM PRIORY, Norfolk. View from the South West.
Réduction de la mortalité maternelle - Dakar 2010 : table ronde
Conférence enregistrée dans le cadre du Colloque International Interdisciplinaire : Droit et Santé en Afrique. Réduction de la mortalité maternelle en Afrique Sub-saharienne, mieux comprendre pour mieux agir.
Organisé avec le partenariat de l’UMVF et le FSP mère-enfant du Ministère des Affaires Etrangères.
Doug Henwood: "The Crisis Is Over. What Next?" DOUG HENWOOD is editor and publisher of Left Business Observer, a
newsletter which covers a wide range of economic and political topics,
including income distribution and poverty, the globalization of finance
and production, and the economics of energy. Henwood is a contributing
editor of The Nation, and hosts a weekly radio program on WBAI (New
York). He is the author of Wall Street, The State of the USA, and After
the New Economy, and is in the early stag
DOUG HENWOOD is editor and publisher of Left Business Observer, a