Former Random House CEO Alberto Vitale: 'Paper Books Will Evolve into More Precious Products'
Alberto Vitale was running Bantam Books, the world leader in paperbacks, when the Newhouse family recruited him to become the COO of Random House. In that role, and later as the CEO of one of the world's top publishing firms, Vitale oversaw huge changes in the publishing industry. In this interview with Stephen J. Kobrin, publisher and executive director of Wharton Digital Press, and Knowledge@Wharton, Vitale discusses the rise of digital publishing, the future of bookstores and the globalizatio
Implementing Mobile and e-learning in Health and Social Care
As part of a submission for the IMS Global Award, this film discusses the outputs of the ALPS CETL and demonstrates the impact that they have had on learning and assessment in practice settings, particularly focussing on the development of competency maps, 360degree multiprofessional asessment tools and the use of mobile technology to deliver these innovative assessment processes to the Health and Social Care students on placement.
Enterprise in the sports industry
This presentation discusses Drucker's thesis that failure is a "good thing" if the opportunities that arise from such failure allow the development of personal and enterprise skills
Kinecting to an Orchestra of Obedient Deltabots Today's inspirational project is another vision of how the Kinect is impacting performance art...
Today's inspirational project is another vision of how the Kinect is impacting performance art...
Corbridge Roman site N070069 CORBRIDGE ROMAN SITE, Northumberland. Aerial view.
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CORBRIDGE ROMAN SITE, Northumberland. Aerial view.
Guide to the Papers of Michael Cherniavsky, 1922-1973
The collection contains the works of Dr. Michael Cherniavsky, including manuscripts, notes, articles, and lectures. Dr. Cherniavsky was professor of Russian medieval history with a specialty in 15th and 16th century Russian political theory.
NSS Week 2014 - Dr. David Lai, Chinese perspectives
Dr. David Lai is a research professor of Asian Security Studies with the USAWC Strategic Studies Insittute. Born and raised in China, he earned his undergraduate degree in China and additional degrees in the United States. Lai speaks Chinese fluently and was recognized by Henry Kissinger as a resource for his book. "The rebirth of great power politics -- nowhere is this more apparent than in the Asia-Pacific region," said Lai.
Guide to the Papers of James R. Cox, 1904-1950, (bulk 1923-1950)
James R. Cox, a son of a Pittsburgh millworker, was a Pittsburgh Catholic priest and a political and social activist. The collection contains Father Cox's diary (1904), scrapbooks of newspaper clippings (1923-1951), 426 photographs, and 28 audio cassettes of radio broadcasts, sermons, and hymns (1944-50).
Records of the Peace and Freedom Party of Allegheny County, 1968
The records of the Peace and Freedom Party of Allegheny County consist of news releases, brochures, newspaper clippings, correspondence, campaign materials, and convention and platform materials for the year 1968.
Guide to the Records of the Western Pennsylvania Academic Council on Problems of War and Peace, 1967
The Western Pennsylvania Academic Council (WPAC) on Problems of War and Peace was formed in 1967. The WPAC primarily focused on issues concerning the Vietnam Conflict and also dealt with general matters of war and peace. The collection contains announcements, articles, correspondence, forms, minutes, newsletters, publications and questionnaires from 1967-1968.
The University of Memphis Ground Water Institute Water on Wheels (WOW) mobile
The Water on Wheels (WOW) Mobile visits schools and educates students about water, ground water and the Memphis aquifer system. http://www.memphis.edu/wateronwheels
New Pussy Riot video criticizes Russian Games
Follow the Olympics in Sochi: http://smarturl.it/SochiOlympics Pussy Riot release a new music video criticizing Russia's "staging" of the Sochi Games and its human rights record, entitled "Putin will teach you how to love the motherland." Jillian Kitchener reports. Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe 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 busines
Dogs understand human emotion, says study
More Innovations: http://smarturl.it/Innovations Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe Feb. 20 - According to researchers, dogs can understand how we're feeling. After training 11 dogs to lie still in an MRI machine, a team from the Hungarian Academy of Sciences were able to conduct realistic experiments comparing canine brains to those of humans, and found evidence that dogs are more sensitive to their owners' state of mind than previously thought. Jim Drury reports. Reuters tells
Subliminal Advertising: Affecting the Subconscious (Anthony Greenwald)
Do subliminal images in advertising affect your purchases? Anthony Greenwald, professor of psychology at the University of Washington, discusses the growing trend in this 1993 interview with Upon Reflection host Marcia Alvar. Greenwald examines the unconscious mind, its environmental processing and the simple work it does. He questions the validity of subliminal self-help tapes and suggests that the positive results could be a placebo effect.
Introduction to Foundations of Pure Mathematics - Dr Joel Feinstein
The first class in Dr Joel Feinstein's G11FPM Foundations of Pure Mathematics module covers motivation for pure mathematical thinking (definitions, proofs and examples) illustrated by looking at some introductory puzzles, with voting. These videos are also available for download on iTunes U at: https://itunes.apple.com/us/itunes-u/foundations-pure-mathematics/id950755120 Dr Feinstein's blog may be viewed at: http://explainingmaths.wordpress.com Dr Joel Feinstein is an Associate Professor in Pur
Professor Andrew Scott: a less rosy future for the BRICs
Andrew Scott, Professor of Economics, Deputy Dean at London Business School, shares his key take-aways from the panel "Emerging markets: are the BRICs braced for a slowdown?" at London Business School's Global Leadership Summit 2013.
Fallen Toledo Firefighters Honored at UTMC
Embryology of the Head and Neck video series Video series for teaching undergraduate students in Oral Biology about embryology of the head and neck region.
Institution: University of the Western Cape School of
Video series for teaching undergraduate students in Oral Biology about embryology of the head and neck region.
Defrag: Remotely Supporting Windows RT, Moving Program Files Folder, Office x86 or x64 and more | Th Microsoft tech troubleshooter extraordinaire Gov Maharaj and I help walk you through troubleshooting solutions to your tech support problems. If you have a problem you want to send us, you can use the Problem Step Recorder in Windows 7 (see this for details on how) and send us the zip file to DefragShow@microsoft.com. We will also be checking comments fo
Microsoft tech troubleshooter extraordinaire Gov Maharaj and I help walk you through troubleshooting solutions to your tech support problems. If you have a problem you want to send us, you can use the Problem Step Recorder in Windows 7 (see this for details on how) and send us the zip file to DefragShow@microsoft.com. We will also be checking comments fo
Duane’s World 32 – Mobile Development Part 2
This episode completes the code development process for the SlashDot RSS monitor application for Google Android devices using Flash Builder. Some best architectural practices are shared.