Logarithm Rule - Problem 2
This video is a continuation of the logarithm rule and works through another example where this rule is used to find the derivative of the natural logarithm of a function. The logarithm rule is a special case of the chain rule. (2:13)
Greek referendum unlikely to happen: Athens business leader
Nov. 1 - The referendum on the Greek bailout is likely not to happen because the government will lose its majority and is likely to fall, says Costas Michalos, chairman of Athens Chamber of Commerce.
Africa Speaks, America Answers
In Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn, pianist Randy Weston and bassist Ahmed Abdul Malik celebrated with song the revolutions spreading across Africa. In Ghana and South Africa, drummer Guy Warren and vocalist Sathima Bea Benjamin fused local musical forms with the dizzying innovations of modern jazz. These four were among hundreds of musicians in the 1950s and '60s who forged connections between jazz and Africa that definitively reshaped both their music and the world. In this video, as in his new
Programs of Distinction - Flannery O'Connor Studies
Short biographical introduction to this famous Southern writer best known for eccentric, even grotesque characters and her wry, satiric style. O'Connor's Catholocism informs her writing on multiple levels. (1:28)
Mariinsky Orchestra conducted by Valery Gergiev/Tchaikovsky's Symphony No. 6
Valery Gergiev conducts the Mariinsky Orchestra, (formerly known as the Kirov Orchestra) in a performance of Tchaikovsky's Symphony No. 6 (Pathétique) in January 2010 at the Salle Pleyel, Paris. Gergiev and the Orchestra will perform all six Tchaikovsky symphonies in three performances during their residency at Cal Performances, October 14-16, 2011, at Zellerbach Hall on the UC Berkeley campus. This video clip is courtesy of the Mariinsky label. And visit the iTunes "Gergiev Room" for exclus
2011 Fites Center Dedication
The Donald V. Fites Engineering Innovation Center
Teaching: • Start in bridge position with forearms on physioball Coaching: • Keeping a straight line from your head to your toes roll the physioball away from your body • Keep back flat and core tight • Return to start position and repeat Common Errors: • Posture is lost • Hips are flexed • Head is not neutral
Asian budget carriers taking off
Nov. 4 - Competition among Asian budget carriers heats up as demand for affordable flying is set to surge with a quarter of seats in Asia likely to be filled by low cost carriers by 2015. Kei Okamura reports.
Mexican police arrest drug kingpin
Nov. 5 - Mexican police arrest head of major cartel in Acapulco as drug war heats up. Jessica Gray reports.
Giant spider has New Yorker's in its web
Nov. 7 - Louise Bourgeois' 21 foot tall 'Spider' sculpture is installed on a New York City sidewalk, before it goes on sale at Christie's auction house. Tara Cleary reports.
The Better Angels of our Nature: The Decline of Violence in World History and Its Causes [Audio]
Speaker(s): Professor Steven Pinker | One of the world's best-known psychologists argues that violence within and between societies - both murder and warfare - has declined from prehistory to today. He discusses the influence of organised government and the extraordinary power of progressive ideas - and offers insights into what this trend tells us about ourselves. Steven Pinker is the Johnstone Family Professor in the Department of Psychology at Harvard University and is the author of six books
Cute quolls debut in Aussie zoo
Nov. 3 - Baby quolls go on display for the first time at a Sydney zoo. Tara Cleary reports.
Texas A&M: Time in Motion
http://www.tamu.edu/ Texas A&M's time in motion video shows that Aggies are in constant motion in pursuit of excellence in all we do.
Quadruped Opposites (Bird Dogs)
Teaching: • Start in quadruped position with hands under shoulders and knees under hips • Keep toes dorsiflexed and head neutral Coaching: • Keep back flat and core tight • Lift opposite arm and opposite leg without letting core move • Engage glute of lifted leg Common Errors: • Posture is lost • Flexion or extension of lumbar spine • Head is not neutral
Lunge to Hamstring w/ rotation
Teaching: • Start in plank position with hands under shoulders • Keep toes dorsiflexed and head neutral and maintain a straight line from your head to your heels Coaching: • Bring left foot next to left hand and stay tall throughout body • Keep knee in line with ankle • Lift arm while rotating upper body towards leg that is in front • Reach through opposite direction keeping knee of back leg straight ahead Common Errors: • Posture is lost • Flexion, extension , or rotation of h
Bridge to Plank
Teaching: • Start in prone position with forearms on ground under shoulders • Keep hips off ground head neutral toes dorsiflexed and core tight Coaching: • Walk hands into plank position • Keep back flat and core tight • Walk hands back to bridge position and repeat Common Errors: • Posture is lost • Hips rotate
Books of the month: China
A biography of Deng Xiaoping and a book on the opium war probe some of the myths of modern Chinese history
Thinkwell American Government: Freedom of Religion, Part 1 of 2
This is an excellent presentation that helps to define the freedom of religion in the United States. (05:56) This is a clip from a larger segment and is done in a lecture-style format.
Strong Groupon IPO may set stage for more social media IPOs
Nov. 4 - Groupon's successful Nasdaq debut sets the stage for more high-flying social media and tech IPO that may not yet have proven business models, says Greencrest Capital Analyst A.B. Mendez.