U.S. Day Ahead: Get ready for more manufacturing gloom
Dec 13 - If you are betting on the manufacturing sector creating jobs, you might want to wait till the Markit PMI figures come out Friday - they are not expected to be pretty.
Dutch vocabulary - Fruits (également en français)
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iPhone 5 arrives in China, but market is moving on
Dec. 14 - Apple's latest handset might be a powerhouse globally, fighting Samsung for top rank, but weak distribution and a high price tag are limiting its sales in what's fast becoming the world's largest smartphone market.
Listen to Al Gore read Brave Irene by William Steig. The original illustrations are shown. Plucky Irene, a dressmaker's daughter, braves a fierce snowstorm to deliver a new gown to the duchess in time for the ball. (14:03)
6.011 Introduction to Communication, Control, and Signal Processing (MIT)
This course is taken mainly by undergraduates, and explores ideas involving signals, systems and probabilistic models in the context of communication, control and signal processing applications. The material expands out from the basics in 6.003 and 6.041. The treatment involves aspects of analysis, synthesis, and optimization. Topics covered differ somewhat from semester to semester, but typically include: random processes, correlations, spectral densities, state-space modeling, multirate proces
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2012's worst tech ideas: Flops, fails & fiascos
Dec. 28 - In an exceptional year for tech innovation, not every idea had the brightest bulb. Find out which ones were the absolute worst, with Reuters tech correspondent Jon Gordon.
Promo - One Minute Romanian
Hello! My name is Roxana and I'd like to welcome you to One Minute Romanian from the Radio Lingua Network. In this podcast I'm going to be teaching you the basics of Romanian. The great thing about this language course is that you'll be learning all you need to know in just 60 seconds - or thereabouts! Each one minute language lesson will equip you with just enough Romanian to help you get by in lots of situations, either on holiday, or on a business trip to Romania, or just to impress your Roma
YOW! 2012: Martin Thompson - Mechanical Sympathy and High Performance Coding Martin Thompson is a high-performance and low-latency computing specialist, with experience gained over two decades working with large scale transactional and big-data domains, including automotive, gaming, financial, mobile, and content management. He believes Mechanical Sympathy - applying an understanding of the hardware to the creation of software - is fundamental to deliveri
Martin Thompson is a high-performance and low-latency computing specialist, with experience gained over two decades working with large scale transactional and big-data domains, including automotive, gaming, financial, mobile, and content management. He believes Mechanical Sympathy - applying an understanding of the hardware to the creation of software - is fundamental to deliveri
Why Science? Anthropology
Explore Research at the University of Florida: Anthropology professor Connie Mulligan explains her love of research and science and the excitement she feels working to discover why things happened. Her research focuses on the evolutionary history of humans across the globe. (01:53)
Tom Vosa, Yorkshire Bank's Chief Economist, gives a guest lecture at Leeds Metropolitan University
Tom Vosa - Yorkshire Bank's Chief Economist has given a guest lecture at Leeds Metropolitan University about current developments influencing the UK and regional economy. Up to 100 people attended the annual, public event, which took place in Lecture Theatre A at the University's Rose Bowl, addressing topics including the future challenges ahead for businesses and the economic prospects facing society. For more information please visit http://www.leedsmet.ac.uk
Small Business Management--All in the Family and Beyond (Part 2)
Ronald Norelli, Northeastern alumnus, and president and CEO of Norelli & Company; and Kimberly Eddleston, associate editor of The Journal of Family Business Strategy and associate professor of entrepreneurship and innovation at the D'Amore-McKim School of Business at Northeastern University, discussed succession planning and other management strategies for small and family businesses. They talked about trends in innovation and organizational change for small businesses, and discussed how they mu
Putting Ourselves in Their Shoes: The Dialogue Table of Tintaya
'Putting Ourselves in Their Shoes' tells of the rising resentments among community members to the operations of Tintaya mine through the course of its government ownership and subsequent privatization, and the way these came to a head when ownership passed to BHP Billiton. It relates the process by which non-governmental organisations such as Oxfam Australia, Oxfam America, CooperAccion and Corecami entered the picture, and the important roles they played in helping give birth to the process and
Corporate-Community Dialogue: An Introduction
This film interweaves three stories about companies and communities that have found themselves in varying degrees of conflict and looked for a way out through dialogue. In each instance, the parties to the conflict used a neutral third-party mediator to help them craft a process through which they could address concerns and progressively resolve their core conflicts. Each story is the subject of a self-standing short film: the first, 'Making Monkey Business', involves a hydro-electric power plan
08.01.2013 – Langsam gesprochene Nachrichten
Trainiere dein Hörverstehen mit den Nachrichten der Deutschen Welle von Dienstag – als Text und als verständlich gesprochene Audio-Datei. *** Im Hafen von Lübeck-Travemünde hat die Verschiffung von "Patriot"-Flugabwehrraketen der Bundeswehr für ihren Einsatz in der Türkei begonnen. Rund 300 Fahrzeuge und 130 Container werden auf eine Fähre verladen, die die Technik in die türkische Hafenstadt Iskenderun bringen soll. Zugleich wird ein etwa 20 Mann starkes Vorauskommando zusammen mit
YOW! 2012: John Cook - R John Cook, an Independent Consultant working at the confluence of applied mathematics and software development. After receiving a Ph.D. in from the University of Texas, he taught mathematics at Vanderbilt University. He then left academia to work as a software developer and consultant. Here, we discuss one of John's favorite topics, the R programming language.
John Cook, an Independent Consultant working at the confluence of applied mathematics and software development. After receiving a Ph.D. in from the University of Texas, he taught mathematics at Vanderbilt University. He then left academia to work as a software developer and consultant.
Here, we discuss one of John's favorite topics, the R programming language.Author(s):
From National Geographic's Wild Detectives show, here is a look at bears taking food from cars. This is a humorous educational video that shows how strong, determined, and clever bears can be. The video asks the question: "Are bears junk food junkies?" (08:17)
ISS Update - Jan. 10, 2013
The International Space Station update video for Jan. 10, 2013.
Q methodology is a technique for modelling viewpoints, that was developed by William Stephenson (1902-1989). This animation, intended for a general audience, provides a short non-technical introduction to the methodology, outlining the different stages involved in conducting a Q study. The animation was funded by the UK Higher Education Academy, as part of the National Teaching Fellow 'Assessing Students at Masters level' project, Assimilate.