Europe Week Ahead: ECB rate cut is unlikely, says ING
Sept. 30 - The European Central Bank is unlikely to raise rates at next week's meeting in Berlin, following poor euro zone inflation data, but a cut will come later, says ING Economist Rob Carnell.
Quadratic Equations: Solving Quadratic Equations Using the Method of Completing the Square
This module contains the a quadratic equations from Elementary Algebra by Denny Burzynski and Wade Ellis, Jr.
Randi Weingarten on union reform
The president of the American Federation of Teachers on changes to the teachers' union and the future of education in America
Etica, Bioética y Legislación (2011)
El alumno adquirirá los conocimientos y habilidades básicas que le capaciten para identificar, analizar y argumentar criterios ético-jurídicos en la resolución de los problemas que se presenten en su futuro quehacer profesional, teniendo en cuenta las particularidades que definen a cada ser humano.
"The Gated City"
Ryan Avent, our economics correspondent, explains why families are fleeing America's richest cities in their droves
A lesson on the talking drums of Africa, suitable for inclusion in a unit on Africa, communication, music, percussion, or world cultures. Includes discussion points and four simple activities.
A Jewish exile returns to Libya
Oct. 1 - A Libyan Jew returns home after 44-year in exile. Deborah Lutterbeck reports.
Creating Value in a Volatile World
The need for flexible management of supply chains to increase operational efficiencies could not be greater, as modern companies outsource and manufacture overseas. David Simchi-Levi observes that between 2003 and 2008 labor costs increased by 21% in Brazil, 19% in China, and 3% to 8% in other countries. Me
"God Went to Beauty School" by Cynthia Rylant -- The Pick of the Week ... from 60 second Recap™
In this video, teenage students will be introduced to "God Went to Beauty School" by Cynthia Rylant. Summary--Some people might call "God Went to Beauty School" a book about God, but don't be so quick to categorize this collection of poetry. Sure, the humor and surprise in these poems often come from the fact that Cynthia Rylant has chosen to imagine the everyday details of this world from the perspective of the Divine. But these poems are also about new ways of seeing—and about how a crea
History of the internet
"History of the internet" is an animated documentary explaining the inventions from time-sharing to file-sharing, from arpanet to internet. This eight minute video provides an illustrated history that provides some insights into how the Internet developed along computers and related breakthroughs. Excellent.
Raj Shah on foreign aid
The administrator of USAID on partnering with big business, a recent deal with PepsiCo and focusing aid on the horn of Africa
What Can Creativity Do?
This professionally-made video shown at the Night of the Unboring (2005), a benefit for the Ontario College of Art and Design. Creativity can capture, can make you comfortable, make you uncomfortable, define a nation, define a generation, transform, make life easier, move you, stop you in your tracks... (02:53)
The data engineering is an active research area for manipulating a large amount of persistent data sophisticatedly, such as processing databases. This class focuses on advanced approaches for the mechanism, algorithm and architecture in data engineering.
MIT Alumni Crew Oct 1, 2011
Alumni Crew Race between Class of '63 and MIT10. Announcement of winner. Christening of our new women’s racing shell in honor of Julie Soriero, our wonderful athletic director.
Senator Schumer Pushes for USDA Funding
U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer called on the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) to tap the federal Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education (SARE) program and the Beginning Farmer Development program to fund The Culinary Institute of America's (CIA) Sustainable Farming Program. The CIA, working with local farms, food stores, restaurants and small-businesses, is creating a Sustainable Farming Program that will help local farmers grow products that are currently in demand at local store
Sodium Acetate Crystals
Days of the Week song
Erin R. Stead and the Woodblock Printing Process
Watch this video to hear children's book illustrator Erin E. Stead talk about the woodblock printing process she used to create the picture book illustrations for A Sick Day for Amos McGhee, written by Philip C. Stead. This picture book for children won the Caldecott Medal. ( :47)
Steve Jobs 1984 to 2011 (2)
This 12 minute biography shows Jobs life and accomplishments in these years. It shows clips from his various speeches and provides some insights into his character and later life.
Entrepreneurial Marketing (graduate level)
In this course, we will explore how marketing and entrepreneurship affect and are affected by one another. We will examine concepts from each of these two areas to determine how they apply to, and how they can aid the practice of, the other. Hence, we will look at the role of marketing in entrepreneurial ventures, and the role of entrepreneurship in marketing efforts of all firms. Attention will be devoted to understanding why marketers resist entrepreneurship as well as the common mistakes entr