Why government guarantees are a double-edged sword
Professor Julian Franks looks at why banks were so highly levered prior to and even during the crisis. His recent research with Professor Viral Acharya discusses the impact government guarantees have had on bank debt.
How to Teach Math as a Social Activity
A master teacher in Anchorage, Alaska, establishes a cooperative-learning environment in an upper-elementary classroom. (08:56)
Learning space evaluation
The subject of physical learning space has in recent years become increasingly complex This reflection examines what evidence exists in this area
Inheritance Is The Base Class of Evil | GoingNative 2013 Implementing non-intrusive runtime polymorphic objects with value-semantics, and multiple-undo in 20 minutes.
Implementing non-intrusive runtime polymorphic objects with value-semantics, and multiple-undo in 20 minutes.
Virtual Maths - Basic Structures, bending moment point of load
Interactive simulation demonstrating the bending moment at point of load
Trading at Noon: Nasdaq drops 2 percent
Dec. 14 - U.S. stocks fell, led lower by energy and technology stocks, with the Nasdaq down 2 percent as a sliding euro and rising Italian bond yields reflected persistent concerns about Europe's debt crisis.
Jeff Gold Inaugural Lecture - The Leader's Conundrum or 'You cannot lift yourself up by your own shi
The aim of the lecture will be to do demonstrate the need to challenge continuing traditional images of leaders, often depicted at the apex of things, on top of a hill or at the centre of a complex web of activity. I will argue that those nominated as leaders MUST become aware of what I will call the leader's conundrum and complement their inspiration with 99 x perspiration. To appreciate this call, attendees to the lecture as respectfully asked to do the following just before the lecture: a.
Networking per lavoro - reputazione online
Presentazione su social recruiting e personal branding per evento wister a Torino- 14-15 marzo 2014
NCR525 Mid Term Lecture 2
NCR525 Mid Term Lecture 2
9.54 - Lecture 6
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The city of Ningbo
Discover the city of Ningbo, China. With a population of over 10 million people, the city boasts a dynamic mix of both traditional and modern architecture and attractions. For more information visit http://www.nottingham.edu.cn/en/life/ningbo-city-life/city-life.aspx
The Inner Truth of Tomatoes
Professor David Morley presents the 5th Poetry Challenge. This episode is about finding subjects for your poems, challenging you to "break out of the usual poetic subjects and make something new from something that is defiantly and wonderfully unpoetic".
Endangered Primates Due To Diminishing Rainforests
This short video uses images and text to convey the realities of a diminishing rain forest and its effect on primates' survival in the next 15 years.
Materiales extremos, reciclaje y arquitectura digital (Extreme material, recycling and digital archi
The research is centered on the study and analysis through the disciplines of design and communication of how surfacing artificial nature is currently produce and how it is affecting the environment and the contemporary society.
11.201 Gateway: Planning Action (MIT)
This course introduces incoming students in the Master in City Planning (MCP) program to the theory and history of planning in the public interest. It relies primarily on challenging real-world cases to highlight persistent dilemmas: the power and limits of planning, the multiple roles in which planners find themselves in communities around the globe, and the political, ethical, and practical dilemmas that planners face as they try to be effective. As such, the course provides an introduction to
2013 Cuban Spectacular: Girl from Ipanema
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Postcast 28: Synaptic Transmission
Review of synaptic transmission of neurotransmitters.
Technology Matters - making choices about the tools we use.
Why does technology matter? How often do we thing about the implications of our choices of one tool over another? What were the decisions that brought us to our current technological world? In his new book Technology Matters, Professor David Nye of Warwick's School of Comparative American Studies poses a series of questions challenging us to think a little deeper about the tools and technology surrounding us. From the use (or non-use) of the wheel in North Africa to IMAX theatres at the Grand
Chicago Humanities Festival: Wangari Maathai (video)
Wangari Maathai is a Kenyan politician and environmental activist who was awarded the 2004 Nobel Prize for Peace, the first black African woman to win a Nobel Prize. Maathai was elected to Kenya's National Assembly with 98 percent of the vote in 2002 and in 2003 was appointed assistant minister of environment, natural resources, and wildlife. She is the
Hybrid Art > Synthesized Architecture
This paper investigates possible intersections between some contemporary artistic modalities and architectural practice. At first, it describes and discusses different uses of art in architectural history. Through the analyzes of Le Corbusier?s artistic and architectural practices, it observes the limits of looking at art as only ?inspiration? for architectural form and points to the necessity of surpassing this formal approach. More than bringing pictorial ?inspiration?, art, as a experimental