The Internationalization of Spanish Companies: Ferrovial, The Rise of a Multinational
Move over, Italy. Rafael del Pino is here to claim Spain’s rightful spot as a major European player in the global infrastructure market. Founded by del Pino’s father in 1952 as a builder of sleeper cars for trains, Ferrovial has diversified into a conglomerate with a hand in construction, real estate, road bui
Developing the Hardware for Future Human Space Exploration
While Michael Griffin sees a wealth of reasons for space exploration in general and returning to the moon in particular, NASA must still manage on a tiny portion of “the national treasure.” This 7/10th of a percent of the national budget – the equivalent of each American paying 15 cents every day – “is not an expenditur
Leading an Environmentally Sustainable Enterprise
Climate change poses perhaps the premiere threat to coming generations, says Martin Madaus, but to avoid its worst impacts, we must confront the issue now. To that end, Madaus exhorts business leaders to focus immediately on building environmental sustainability into their operations, as he has begun to do at Millipore.
The Medium Religion
Noted philosopher, critic and essayist Boris Groys, who has previously delved into the Soviet post-modernist and Russian avant-garde art scene, turns his attention now to the recent and dangerous marriage of religion and digital media. In a talk based on his paper, Religion in the Age of Digital Reproduction, Groys
Introduction to macroeconomics
This is a module framework. It can be viewed online or downloaded as a zip file. As taught in Spring Semester 2010. This module provides an introduction to modern macroeconomic analysis. Macroeconomics is concerned with some of the most pressing and fundamental questions economists can ask, such as: What determines economic growth? Why do economies exhibit expansions ('booms') and contractions ('busts') in output? What drives employment and wages, saving and investment? What causes inflation and
Derecho Procesal I (2012)
La asignatura es la segunda de las cuatro dedicadas al estudio del Derecho Procesal en el Grado en Derecho. Proporciona conocimientos suficientes acerca del proceso civil de declaración: teoría general (sujetos, objeto y actos), dinámica del proceso (actuaciones previas, alegaciones, prueba, presunciones y conclusión) y crisis procesales.
Duke Medicine Profiles: Jack Wolf, MD
Get to know Duke Medicine's primary care providers.
Dr. Seuss Documentary, Part 6 of 9
This is a History Channel documentary about Theodor Seuss Geisel, better known as Dr. Seuss.
Humanitarian Reform in the 1800s
This video is accompanied by text. "The Age of Reform--the decades prior to the Civil War--was a period of tremendous economic and political change. Many Americans believed that traditional values were undercut by the emerging industrial and market economy and they supported humanitarian and social reforms in an effort to create a new moral order. Some reformers, including those who embraced transcendentalism, promoted the divinity of the individual and sought to perfect human society. A number
The website for Banipal, a literary magazine for contemporary Arab literature in English translation, gives access to selected content from current and back issues. The magazine's three issues a year present established and new authors and poets from around the Arab world through translations of poems, short stories or excerpts from novels. The site publishes selections of poetry and fiction from each issue as well as the table of contents, contributor profiles, book reviews and events listings.
Information Literacy II
Why this instruction? This instruction follows on from the online instruction Information Literacy 1, in which you learned how to find, evaluate and use information. Today’s instruction is intended for advanced users. What does it contain? After having studied the ‘Learning Resources’ you will be able to: Formulate your research topic Derive your sub-questions and search queries Select information sources and adapt the search queries Evaluate your search results Store and share the scien
Cytotoxic T Cells and MHC I Complexes - Khan Academy
Salman Khan explains what happens in our immune system on the outside of the cell and then focuses on the inside of the cell. (09:15)
Pakistan? Kinect? Development help? Yes! The message I am trying to make with this post is two-fold. First, development for the Kinect for Windows has world-wide interest (I know, as if you don't know that already... We've highlighted posts here from around with world...) Secondly, that you, the Kinect for Windows developer, are not alone. There are a great deal of resources available to you, like the one we highlight today... Here are some other recent posts from Microsoft Pakistan and the Kinect
The message I am trying to make with this post is two-fold. First, development for the Kinect for Windows has world-wide interest (I know, as if you don't know that already... We've highlighted posts here from around with world...) Secondly, that you, the Kinect for Windows developer, are not alone. There are a great deal of resources available to you, like the one we highlight today...
Here are some other recent posts from Microsoft Pakistan and the Kinect
Juger de la nature publique ou privée d'un échange (Vidéo) MOOC "Internet, les autres et moi" : cours en ligne délivré du 27 janvier 2014 au 31 mars 2014 sur la plateforme FUN-MOOC. Semaine 7 : Rester maître de sa sphère privée sur Internet Quand vous postez un message ou que ...
Cours 4 : Juger de la nature publique ou privée d'un échange
MOOC "Internet, les autres et moi" : cours en ligne délivré du 27 janvier 2014 au 31 mars 2014 sur la plateforme FUN-MOOC.
Semaine 7 : Rester maître de sa sphère privée sur Internet
Quand vous postez un message ou que ...
Virtual Maths, Brick Density, Water Displacement method video
Video demonstrating how to measure the density of a brick using the water displacement method.
Wollaton Library collection
This website describes the Wollaton collection at the University of Nottingham, and the Heritage Lottery Fund and AHRC funded work to conserve, catalogue and provide access to and raise awareness of this important manuscript collection. The collection comprises "a rare and significant corpus of medieval textual and material artefacts", which once formed part of the Willoughby family's collections at Wollaton Hall, Nottingham. The collections significant is found in ten medieval manuscripts "whic
College of Charleston Soccer -- Cougar Soccer Goalkeeper Plays to Win for CofC
College of Charleston's Kees Heemskerk (Zaandam, Holland) admits goalkeepers are crazy, but that doesn't stop him. The sophomore was named to the national all-freshman team by CollegeSoccerNews.com in 2010. He has played every minute in goal for the Cougars and allowed only 20 goals on the season to maintain the sixth best average in College history.
GRCC: the podcast | 03 SICE
Featuring Dan Gendler grcc.edu/podcast
New momentum: can the success in Bali transform the WTO?
Director-General of the World Trade Organisation, Ambassador Roberto Azevêdo delivered a public lecture on the 17th of July 2014 at ANU entitled, New momentum: can the success in Bali transform the WTO? Ambassador Azevêdo discussed where the WTO should go next and reflected on how trade issues might play into the G20 process — a timely discussion in the lead up to Australia's hosting of the G20 Summit in November. Ambassador Azevêdo is the sixth Director-General of the WTO. In 2008 he was