Eco-living
De hoofdgedachten in drie teksten over alternatieve levensstijlen met elkaar vergelijken.
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Chairman and CEO of General Electric Jeffrey Immelt Speech at the College of Charleston
Jeffrey Immelt, current chairman of the board and chief executive officer of the U.S. based conglomerate General Electric, was the keynote speaker on March 24, 2011 for the College of Charleston Friends of the Library's Winthrop Roundtable. Immelt's appearance was the culminating event in the year-long environmental lecture series, "Going Green: Fad or Forever?". Immelt has played an instrumental role in guiding GE's environmental conservation efforts and led efforts for GE in the areas of p
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Lies and Humiliations
'Brazilian artist Eder Santos tells the story of an elderly woman's reminiscence of an important relationship as seen through her possessions and the furniture in her home, which evoke memories of a shared lifetime.' This short piece shows the interior and exterior architecture of a house. Film footage is superimposed, and the outline of a figure sits down repeatedly. The words to a poem by Carlos Drummond de Andrade are incorporated. Music by Stephen Vitiello and James Kavoussi accompany the wo
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Collisions
'Collisions' was written by Jane Wagner and is an unusual comedy/drama. It stars Lily Tomlin and other well known performers, such as Dan Aykroyd and Gilda Radner. The work attempts to integrate short video works by Stephen Beck, Ed Emshwiller, Louis Falco, Ron Hays, Stan Vanderbeek, and William Wegman. 'Collisions' tells the story of Eartha, a creature from the planet of Zymus, who agrees to take a human form and to observe the planet earth. Eartha inhabits Beth Barber (Lily Tomlin), a news rep
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21L.703 English Renaissance Drama: Theatre and Society in the Age of Shakespeare (MIT)
Shakespeare "doth bestride the narrow world" of the English Renaissance "like a colossus," leaving his contemporaries "walk under his large legs and peep about" to find themselves in "dishonourable graves." This course aims in part to correct this grave injustice by surveying the extraordinary output of playwrights whose names have largely been eclipsed by their more luminous compatriot: Marlowe, Jonson, Webster, and Ford, among others. Reading Shakespeare as just one of a group of practitioners
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Supporting both digital and analog devices with Microsoft’s HID platform

Microsoft's HID platform and new WinRT API support both analog and digital devices. This video shows two sample solutions, one for an analog temperature sensor and another for a digital motion sensor. These solutions include instructions for creating:  the device, the accompanying firmware, and a Windows store app.

 

To learn more about the analog temperature-sensor solution, see:

http://aka.ms/AnalogDevice

To learn mo
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Do consumer brand preferences change in a downturn?
Jean-Christophe Bedos, CEO of Boucheron, discusses why consumers change their brand preferences during a recession

#whyUToledo - Programs
A University of Toledo student tells us #whyUToledo Follow the reasons why on Twitter: http://twitter.com/#!/search/%23whyUToledo On Monday May 2, help us spread the word about all of the great reasons to choose The University of Toledo for higher education. Students, Staff, and Faculty are asked to tell us and their friends #whyUToledo was their choice.
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UMB and UMMC Launch Unified Visual Identity
This video features the new unified visual identity representing the University of Maryland, Baltimore and the University of Maryland Medical Center.
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Roundtable 3: Violence and the State
British History Conference sponsored by the Center for British Studies, University of California at Berkeley, on the State in British History, Sept. 25-26, 2009. Center for British Studies website: http://ies.berkeley.edu/cbs/
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Cross-Cultural Leadership: Lithuania
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Prof. Jeffrey Coker shares history of Earth Day
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Highlights from Aron Ralston's (E'97) Keynote Speech
Aron Ralston (E'97) delivered the keynote address at Carnegie Mellon University's 114th commencement on May 15, 2011. Ralston's heroic story of survival is the subject of the film "127 Hours." Pinned by a half-ton boulder in a Utah canyon for nearly a week, Ralston turned to the analytical problem solving skills he acquired at Carnegie Mellon University to survive and eventually free himself. Please note, due to contractual obligations we cannot post the entire keynote address by Mr. Ralston,
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AU from a Longboard!
Alfred University senior Cory Lewandowski, a biology major from Spencerport, NY, provides a look at what the AU campus looks like from a longboarder's point of view. Hop aboard to see Cory's unique perspective! Video recording and editing by: Cory Lewandowski Music by: Motorama "There's No Hunters Here" Licensed under Creative Commons "Attribution 3.0" http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Motorama/Alps/09_Theres_No_Hunters_Here
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Social Sector Investment
Emerging social sector leaders participate in the 2011 American Express Leadership Academy at Thunderbird School of Global Management.
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The intersections economics, psychology and education
Two prominent University of Minnesota faculty, Aldo Rustichini and Robert Krueger, are the featured speakers at a special U of M Heller-Hurwicz Economics Institute's (HHEI) forum on "Psychology and Economics: Perspectives on Decision Making" May 4 2011. Visit http://hhei.umn.edu for more. Research shows that economic success relates to a combination of cognitive skills, human capital accumulation and personality characteristics. Now, researchers are trying to formulate more accurate predictions
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15.668 People and Organizations (MIT)
15.668 People and Organizations examines the historical evolution and current human and organizational contexts in which scientists, engineers and other professionals work. It outlines today's major challenges facing the management profession. The course uses interactive exercises, simulations and problems to develop critical skills in negotiations, teamwork and leadership. Students will be introduced to concepts and tools to analyze work and leadership experiences in optional undergraduate fiel
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