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History of Boston Transportation
Fred Salvucci ponders the role of contingency in history, and in the evolution of Boston and its transportation system. He starts from the time the glaciers pulled back from Boston, leaving a soggy near-island and a river for the first white settlers to contend with. “The reason the city is here because
Reflections on an MIT Education
In a neat series of time capsules tagged to his MIT experience, Neil Pappalardo shares his story with MIT graduates in the hope that it will give them “an idea of the possibilities that lie ahead.”
His story begins in 1964, when as a senior majoring in Physics, he decided to pursue a thesis on a
See You @ College Conference Promo
See You @ College: Northeast Ohio Pathways to Success is an inclusive, long-term college access initiative designed to increase the number of first-generation, academically motivated students who are going to college well-prepared to obtain either a post-secondary certificate or degree.
Bridge of Song (1955) - extract
The British Transport Films Collection Volume 12: The Driving Force is released on two-disc BFI DVD on 24 February 2014 - http://bit.ly/1ov54IZ Bridge of Song sees British Transport Films turn their attention to the historical work-songs and popular ballads of transport workers and the latest developments in British transport. This extract looks at the trusty London bus. All titles on the BFI Films channel are preserved in the vast collections of the BFI National Archive. To find out more abou
Gimp Tutorial **Alter an Image**
In this tutorial I show how to remove things from a image. Fast and easy image editing technique. (8:26)
An Interactive Database (HizmO) for Reconstructing Lost Modernist Izmir:
The research project in progress in the School of Architecture at the Izmir Institute of Technology includes documentation and reconstruction (by 3D modeling in electronic media) of damaged and lost early modern buildings in the Izmir region. The research aims to analyze the differences between Izmir modern buildings and Universal Modern Style, and preserve information on architectural heritage for future generations. The project is at the phase of developing an interactive web-based historical
Thomas Edison: A Life of Invention
"Genius is one percent inspiration and ninety-nine percent perspiration" -- Thomas Edison
The life of Thomas Edison is a true "rags to riches" story. Through hard work and determination, he helped in creating the modern world in which we live today. Considered to be the greatest inventor of his or any time, Edison's wonderful inventions were a driving force of the Industrial Revolution. From the stock ticker to the phonograph; from the light bulb to motion pictures, his inventions g
The second Space symposium- learning spaces
This presentation discusses the various elements that deem enterprise education spaces as fit for purpose
Retailing in Leeds - Consumer Shopping preferences
Leeds is a major city in the UK and as such is a magnet for shoppers from the surrounding region. Around 1.7 to 1.9 million people are in the catchment area as shoppers in Leeds city centre. Consequently retail is an important business for Leeds. John Temperley Senior Lecturer in Marketing in the Business School and a retail specialist, explains the choices that face consumers and what their preferences are, based on research by students sponsored by Leeds city centre management. The results ar
Checklist - Work Placement
This is a resource released as part of the E-Portfolio Toolkit based on experience of developing the “Year Abroad E-Portfolio”, undertaken by the School of Languages at Leeds Metropolitan University.
11.943J Urban Transportation, Land Use, and the Environment (MIT)
This course is aimed at the aspiring planning practitioner, policy-maker, or industry decision-maker with an interest in urban transportation and environmental issues in Latin America. The course will focus on current transport-related themes confronting many cities in the region, including: rapid motorization and suburbanization and subsequent impacts on transportation infrastructure and quality of life; public sector management and improvement of privately-owned and operated transit systems; a
history of the internet
Email as we know it started in 1965. The Internet as we know it really started in 1969. In 1973 the Internet was basically used for email. Watch this video to find out the history from 1965 to today.
Virtual Maths - Numbers, 2D Rectangle simulation tool
Interactive simulation tool demonstrating the formula for calculating the area of a 2D rectangle
Virtual Maths Data Handling - Light Survey
Exercises and resources for conducting a Light Intensity Survey. "To measure the levels of light in a particular area, we need to use a device called a Light Meter, which measures the intensity of light in the vicinity of the sensor and displays the reading."
Armstrong's Bench Press Competition
Armstrong's Bench Press Competition Wednesday, March 12, 2014 Rec. Center 4-8pm