17.950 Understanding Modern Military Operations (MIT)
A proper understanding of modern military operations requires a prior understanding of both the material side of war, including especially weapon, sensor, communication, and information processing technologies, and the human or organizational side of war, including especially military doctrine, which is an institutionalized vision within military organizations that predicts how the material tools of war will be wielded on future battlefields. Military doctrine makes assumptions about the nature
South Sudanese Say No Tribalism, Survey Finds
After celebrating their independence, South Sudanese began looking inward. The Pulitzer Center sat down with Traci Cook, the resident director in South Sudan for the National Democratic Institute who conducted a survey in South Sudan. Cook expressed Sudan's need for efforts regarding nation building. The main issue that was shown through Cooks survey was the negative view of tribalism. Tribalism in South Sudan creates an imbalance of power and division of the Sudanese people. The surveyed showed
Advanced Audio Blog S3 #9 - Comida de la Sierra: Food of the Highlands
Learn Spanish with SpanishPod101.com! During your travels through Spanish-speaking Latin America, you’re staying with a family in the Andes Mountains in Peru. They’ve taken you on tours and introduced you to their nearby family members and pets. You find out they raise guinea pigs, and you tell them you had a guinea pig named Sally [...]
UNITE Week 2011
Highlights of the Krannert Master's program UNITE Week activities.
CETL - All Adjunct Day 2011 Part 2
http://www.youtube.com/user/StPetersburgCollege The Center of Excellence for Teaching and Learning is holding the college's first All Adjunct Day Saturday, Aug. 27, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the EpiCenter. More than 100 adjuncts from all disciplines and campuses have registered. The morning features speakers targeting college resources to improve teaching: WITS/Instructional Design Technologists, Libraries and LSC Tutoring, Disabilities Resources, QEP and CETL. The afternoon sessions are hands-
Glossary of the OAAP's "Americas Concepts"
This is a glossary of the Americas Concepts developed for use on the Our Americas Archive Partnership (OAAP) site (http://oaap.rice.edu). These key terms allow for themed searches across national […]
Evaluating and Distinguishing Primary and Secondary Source Material
This module defines primary and secondary sources, offers examples of each, and provides criteria for distinguishing between these two types of sources. In addition, the module offers strategies […]
ICESat First Light Release: A Continuous View of Clouds
The GLAS laser system on ICESat is making unique measurements of the heights of clouds and their global distribution. In addition, ICESat can see the distributions of aerosols from sources such as dust storms and forest fires. This animation shows the distribution of cloud layers as seen from the birds-eye perspective of the ICESat spacecraft.
Learn about The History of the Korean War
This 3:19 is an overview of the war and the most important aspects of the war. It does not provide much insights into the events, but does explain how China entered the war and how the war never ended. It does explain how the original war ended with a truce. A good video, but the graphics are weak.
Capital corrosion - the new cost of safe-haven protection
Aug. 30 - Capital preservation is the hallmark of a safe haven asset. Private equity veteran Jon Moulton discusses why some risk averse investors are prepared to take a hit rather than be hostage to volatility.
TRMM Precipitation Radar Measurements of a Houston Storm
A rotating view of surfaces of constant precipitation density colored by ground rainfall amounts for a storm over Houston on February 10, 1998, as measured by TRMM. The intense precipitation front in clearly visible in red.
OPTI505R Introductory Interferencex
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The Elon Part-time N.C. MBA Program
Designed for working professionals from the Triad, Triangle and beyond, the Elon MBA is one of the outstanding programs of the Martha and Spencer Love School of Business, which is accredited by AACSB International—The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business.
Jury selection begins in Jackson doctor trial
Sept. 8 - Jury selection begins Thursday for Michael Jackson's former doctor, who faces involuntary manslaughter charges in the pop star's death. Deborah Lutterbeck reports.
Vera Wang's colorful 'LSD trip'
Sep. 14 - Designer Vera Wang mingles transparency and tailoring, contrasting white with psychedelic colors to give her Spring 2012 runway the feeling of a slightly refined "LSD trip" at Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week in New York. Elly Park reports.
Annual Report FY11: View from the Top, LA
The entertainment industry was the focus of this year’s View from the Top event, an evening featuring a panel of MIT alumni experts plus ample networking opportunities. Interested in how innovations in technology and programming are changing the shape of entertainment? View the video.
01.09.2011 – Langsam gesprochene Nachrichten
Trainieren Sie Ihr Hörverstehen mit authentischen Materialien. Nutzen Sie die Nachrichten der Deutschen Welle von Donnerstag – als Text und als verständlich gesprochene Audio-Datei.Wenige Stunden vor Beginn einer internationalen Hilfskonferenz für Libyen hat die UN-Vetomacht Russland den so genannten Nationalen Übergangsrat der Rebellen als legitime Vertretung des Landes anerkannt. Der Kreml begrüße zudem das Reformprogramm der Aufständischen, das eine neue Verfassung und demokratische
Texas Wildfires on Sept. 6
Smoke plumes and haze from wildfires across Texas on Sept. 6, 2011 can be seen in this video captured from International Space Station.
Stephen Olabisi Onasanya GLS 2010 interview
Stephen Olabisi Onasanya, Group Managing Director and CEO, First Bank of Nigeria, on what we can learn from emerging markets
Virtual Maths, Shapes, Space and Measure, DIY Clinometer template
Make your own clinometer - template and instructions