Paris launches self-service car hire network.
Dec. 4 - After the success of Velib' (bicycle hire), Paris introduces Autolib', pay-as-you-go rental from a fleet of eco cars. Andrew Raven reports.
Lecture 16 - 10/29/2010
Carbon Capture and Storage
Fossil fuel power stations and other industrial sources account for more than 65% of global CO2 emissions Will you help us reduce global CO2 emissions to protect our environment? Global carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions are expected to double by 2050. There are many challenges associated with developing renewable energy technologies that can meet global energy demands. Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS) technology captures CO2 from fossil fuel power stations and other industrial sources, separates
Falun Gong, What the World Has Been Missing
On November 15, 2011, the University of Arizona's Honors College hosted this public lecture by Dr. Shizhong Chen. A regular United Nations speaker, Dr. Chen, discussed an ongoing abuse of human rights in China that involves illegal organ harvesting and a persecution of a peaceful and spiritual group known as Falun Gong. Dr. Shizhong Chen has been active in projects concerning China for over 20 years. He has founded, co-founded, or been spokesperson for a number of organizations concerning Chin
Neuroscience Nursing Program
In this three-minute video, Greg Raymond, UMMC's Director of NeuroCare Nursing and Behavior Health Services, and Dr. Kojo Hamilton, an assistant professor of Neurosurgery at the University of Maryland School of Medicine, provide an overview of the Neuroscience Nursing Program at the University of Maryland Medical Center. They describe how the nursing staff works together as a team to provide relationship-based care to all patients and their family members, and build relationships with the other
The Short American Century
In February 1941, Henry Luce memorably announced the arrival of the "The American Century." The phrase caught on, as did the belief that America's moment was at hand. Yet as Andrew J. Bacevich makes clear, that century has now ended, the victim of strategic miscalculation, military misadventures, and economic decline. What did this age of reputed American preeminence signify? What caused its premature demise? What legacy remains in its wake? What did the forging of the American Century—with
Authors@Google: Michael Hiltzik
Michael Hiltzik visited Google's Santa Monica Office to talk about his book "The New Deal: A Modern History." This talk took place on October 13, 2011 as part of the Authors@Google program.
PSYC 309-01, Human Judgment and Decision Making, Fall 2005
You will study how people make judgments about themselves and others; how people attribute causation to human behavior; and how people make estimates and best guesses about uncertain outcomes. The layperson's intuitions and judgments will be contrasted with normative standards established by scientists, mathematicians, and philosophers. You will learn about 6 classic decision-making paradoxes, and you can participate in 6 class demonstrations where you can earn money (max $30) as well as lose mo
Lecture 17 - 11/1/2010
Lecture 15 - 10/27/2010
Markets undervaluing strong company fundamentals: Investor
Dec. 6 - BNY Mellon Wealth Management's Chief Investment Officer Leo Grohowski says that macro-economic concerns are overshadowing strong fundamentals and low valuations in the markets.
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Entrepreneurship Day - Innovation at Rutgers -Michael Pazzani
Mike Pazzani discusses Innovation at Rutgers during the University's 2011 Entrepreneurship Day.
OSIRIS-REx: Tapping Asteroid RQ36
Dante Lauretta, Ph.D. and professor in the University of Arizona's Lunar and Planetary Sciences Laboratory, started his career at the UA as a math major. As a young student, he was accepted into the NASA Space Grant Undergraduate Research Program. Today, he is the principle investigator on the OSIRIS-REx mission to return a sample of pristine, carbon-rich material from asteroid 1999 RQ36. Such material may just contain precursors to key biomolecules that could tell us how life on Earth began. Th
This selection contains a slide show of paintings/photos of the United States Presidents accompanied by a song. The paintings/photos are from the Library of Congress and the dates each President served are listed. ( :51)
PYSC 329-01, Developmental Psychology: Infancy and Childhood, Fall 2005
Knowledge Objectives: You will be expected to become familiar with current theoretical issues and with research data concerning the development of infants and children. These will be applied to practical problems of child welfare. We will critically examine the potential for scientific theory and research to contribute to our efforts to create social and physical environments that facilitate human development. Each week students will identify factual knowledge and theoretical/conceptual understa
PYSC 326-01, Learning and Memory, Fall 2005
This course will begin with an examination of behavioral theories of learning. Then, after a brief discussion of attention and perception, we will consider the role of mental representation in learning focusing on the formation and retrieval of memories. Two hours of lecture and three hours of laboratory each week. Goals Gaining factual knowledge (terminology, classifications, methods, trends). Learning to apply course material to improve thinking, problem-solving, and decisions. Learning to ana
Why is this guy a top thinker?
In the past, author and NYU professor, Clay Shirky's predictions haven't always come true, but it appears he was on the money in 2011. Foreign Policy Magazine named Shirky one of their "Top 100 Global Thinkers," for his musings on social media's impact on revolutions, which we saw come to full fruition in the Arab Spring.