Part three in a series on the role of the media in national development.
A interface gr?fica em um software para o encaixe de modelagens no design de vestu?rio [The graphica
This article deals with the issue of pattern fitting and it is divided into two parts. The first part presents a developed software for rectangle fitting (regular items). The second part is intended to evaluate the usability of a garment industry commercial software that performs the pattern fitting for irregular items. From the assessment carried out and based on the initial software presented here, the interface and the features of new software applied to pattern fitting for irregular items wi
Veggie Tales - Sheerluck Holmes and the Golden Ruler prt 3
This video shows the value of friendship and of being considerate of others. The main feature stars Larry the Cucumber as Sheerluck Holmes and his sidekick Bob the Tomato as Watson; together they are London's crack crime-solving team. But Sheerluck starts to take credit for all the duo's achievements, leaving Watson to stew in his own juices. When Watson sulks off, Sheerlock faces just what a pickle t
Russell Strand speaks at Army War College
Army War College students, staff, Family members and the Carlisle community heard presentations from retired Army Criminal Investigation Command special agent Russell Strand on sexual assault and harassment awareness training Sept. 24. Strand, chief of the U.S. Army Military Police School Behavioral Sciences Education and Training Division, has more than 30 years of law enforcement, investigative and consultation experience. His expertise and training includes domestic violence intervention, cri
History of Thanksgiving
This video teaches kids about the history of Thanksgiving. In the video an American history authority discusses the origins of the holiday.
Appoint a Committee!
The practice of committees, boards, or councils presuming to represent the views of vast constituencies occurs in educational and religious associations, in trade and commercial organizations — indeed, in an
Keeping Its Distance: Can the Fed Be Effective, Innovative — and Independent?
The U.S. Federal Reserve Bank played a central role in mounting a response to the financial crisis of 2008. Battling unprecedented disasters, the Fed responded with what experts describe as creative, even heroic, measures. But in the wake of that crisis, the Fed faces new challenges, including an increasingly critical Congress, at a time when the central bank's responsibilities have expanded in significant ways. Observers question whether the Fed can continue to effectively monitor the financial
15.328 Team Project (MIT)
The Team Project has the goals of (1) developing teamwork and leadership skills and (2) learning from the analysis of a change initiative in a real-world company using concepts from other core courses. This class has no regular class schedule or weekly readings. Almost everything is oriented around your team and your project, with only a few deadlines. Each team is responsible for analyzing a recent, ongoing, or anticipated initiative at a real company. Examples might be a strategic reorien
Governing America in the Age of Political Polarization
American politics have witnessed intense ideological differences in the past, but something has changed in recent decades that is jeopardizing the ability of the two parties to negotiate and govern. Join Dean Henry E. Brady for a critical discussion on how American politics became so polarized, how the division affects governance and decision-making, and what might be done to break the gridlock in Washington and Sacramento. Sponsored by the Center on Civility & Democratic Engagement at the Goldm
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Money as Debt
47-minute animated presentation of "Money as Debt" tells in very simple and effective graphic terms what money is and how it is being created.
The Story of Movies: Understanding Films and Filmmaking
This well-produced video introduces a curriculum designed to introduce middle school students to the practice of critically analyzing film and other forms of visual storytelling. It features classroom scenes, as well s interviews with Martin Scorsese, classroom teachers, and the curriculum writer.
Strategies of the Serengeti - Stephen Berry
This is an interactive presentation led by Stephen Berry, a highly qualified speaker, consultant, trainer and international MBA lecturer in Business Strategy. Previously a Finance Director and Banker, Stephen has worked in the harsh climates of the corporate Serengeti's of our business world and brings practical skills and processes for real life rather than academia. Strategies of the Serengeti takes a refreshingly innovative look at practical organisational strategy from the viewpoint of the r
The Moon in 2012... hour by hour
Folks at the NASA GSFC Scientific Visualization Studio created this amazing animation showing our view of the Moon over the entire year of 2012 with time resolution of *one hour*! The tipping, tilting, and rocking are due to the Moon's elliptical orbit coupled with its tilt. I explain this using captions in the video itself.
Music is "Five Armies" by Kevin MacLeod, used under the Creative Commons license. You can find it at http://incompetech.com/m/c/royalty-free/index.html?genre=Soundtrack
Palestine 1930-1948 - 6 of 14 (The Holocaust)
This video begins showing images of WWII. There is reference to the way the war result affected Palestine. There was propaganda showing apparent Jew's well being which was not true. The Jews in Palestine learnt the truth. This caused violence and revolts. There is an account of the Political places that took place. There are images of WWII bombing and a description of the disastrous results in Europe. There are images of the concentration camps and of the dead bodies found (rather shocking image
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