Parametric modulations in Masonry
The focus of the research presented in this paper asks how a designer can create a flexible system of physical making which can accommodate multiple programmatic functions within a smooth whole, rather than creating an a priori singular formal object. This adaptable system of construction works through the development of an intelligent CAD model that can be mapped to a flexible manufacturing mechanism, i.e. a reconfigurable mold. This system of manufacturing can be used to cast totally unique
Stories from the Stone Age - 10of15
This ten minute video shows the expansion of early villages and how goats earitng young trees and the need for wood destroyed many villages and forced early man to move. Stresses who fast farming techniques spread and the development of the Long House People.
Open Classroom 2/22/12 #4 Robert Hall
Food and American Society an Urban Perspective Topic for 2/22/12: What we eat: The role of culture Lectures: Sara Dwyer - Program Manager, Oldways -- Culture and Food Lori Lefkovitz - Ruderman Professor and Director of Jewish Studies, Northeastern University Robert Hall - Associate Professor of African American Studies, Northeastern University The Open Classroom Policy Series is a graduate-level public policy seminar that is open to the public. Each semester, the School of Public Policy and
UW 360 February 2011: Fish Collection
The Burke Museum and the School of Aquatic and Fishery Sciences maintain a collection of fish and larvae that's been growing since 1919. There are many thousands of specimens; in fact, it's one of the largest collections in the world.
News #88 - LEAP Over to Facebook, Twitter and Google Plus for a Deal So Good It Gets Its Very Own Da
Love it or hate it, there’s just no avoiding social media these days. Facebook! Twitter! YouTube! Whether you’ve picked your poison or decided to be them all, SpanishPod101.com has decided to make Spanish learning even easier for you by sharing our lessons and vocabulary through popular social platforms. And now, we’re expanding out to uncharted [...]
A Conversation with Outlier Malcolm Gladwell
While millions of people have read Malcolm Gladwell's books, his ideas have had particular resonance with today's business leaders. Wharton management professor Peter Cappelli and Gladwell were just named to HR Magazine's Top 20 Most Influential International Thinkers of 2011.Cappelli spoke with Gladwell by phone about why Gladwell is an "academic groupie," the inconvenient truths that can spring from scholarly research, and how important decisions -- like going to war or dealing with today's ec
OAA - Rolf Mathewes, BSc '69 (Biological Sciences)
Rolf Mathewes, BSc '69 (Biological Sciences) - 2011 SFU Outstanding Alumni Award for Academic Achievement Biology Professor, SFU Faculty of Science More info at: http://www.sfu.ca/alumni/our-alumni/outstanding.html
Cómo llegó Colón a America (en español)
Colón redactó un proyecto con el que pretendía buscar la ayuda económica necesaria para realizar un viaje de prueba. Después de que en Portugal se negaran a financiar su plan, finalmente los Reyes Católicos decidieron apostar por el navegante. (4:15)
Sacagawea - Guide & Friend
In a biography video on Sacagawea, learn about how Sacagawea helped Lewis and Clark with their expedition. She allowed Lewis and Clark to trade with Native American tribes and guided them across unchartered territory. (02:09)
Chapter 47 - Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen
Chapter 47. Classic Literature VideoBook with synchronized text, interactive transcript, and closed captions in multiple languages. Audio courtesy of Librivox. Read by Elizabeth Klett.
March of the Dinosaurs: Part 2
Join Scar, a young Edmontosaurus as he embarks on his first migration across America to escape the long winter and find the sun again. Not for younger viewers. (14:12)
Management Information Systems
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How It Works: Large Hadron Collider machine.
A six minute video animation that explains how the collider works. Excellent work for students who are studing this can easily learn from. A first rate work a clearly shown.
Woolworth Lunch Counter
A 'History Lost and Found' video clip on the Woolworth Lunch Counter which was one of the focal points of the Civil Rights movement. (06:12)
Economic Update on WBAI Mar 10th, 2012
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Redwoods: The Tallest Trees
Photographer Nick Nichols spent a year planning the nearly impossible: a top-to-bottom photograph of a 300-foot-tall redwood tree. (01:28)
PSYC 485-01, Senior Seminar, Fall 1998
The primary objective of this course is to have you demonstrate the critical thinking skills indicative of a senior level psychology major. You will demonstrate critical thinking skills in weekly essays, class discussions, an oral presentation, and one term paper. It is my wish, along with the rest of the psychology faculty that you will think critically about the questions that are currently being asked in our field. At this stage in your education, you should be able to pose a narrowly focused
This eight minute video in Chinese explains what the Chinese emperors in China had in common and how they were remembered. The Chinese language is used extensively. (08:01)
Meet Greg Constantine: The Stateless Rohingya in Myanmar and Bangladesh
Learn more: http://pulitzercenter.org/projects/stateless-citizenship-nationality-kenya-bangladesh-dominican-republic Reporting from Bangladesh, Pulitzer Center grantee Greg Constantine discusses a web of issues faced by the Rohingya community—an ethnic minority group stripped off citizenship in Myanmar (Burma)—that exemplifies the consequences of statelessness worldwide. Constantine has been documenting the issue of statelessness for the past six years, exposing the impact the denial of cit