Evolution and Society, Spring 2012
This course provides a broad conceptual and historical introduction to scientific theories of evolution and their place in the wider culture. It embraces historical, scientific and anthropological/cultural perspectives grounded in relevant developments in the biological sciences since 1800 that are largely responsible for the development of the modern theory of evolution by natural selection. Students read key texts, analyze key debates (e.g. Darwinian debates in the 19th century, and the creati
Крокодил - Корней Чуковский - Часть 2 / "The Crocodile" by Korney Chukov
Part 2 of Крокодил (The Crocodile) by Korney Chukovsky.
Lea Salonga | Talks at Google
Filipino Googlers Networks & PhilDev kicked off Filipino American History Month with Tony award winning singer and actress Lea Salonga! She's the first Filipino to be signed to an international record label - Atlantic Records in 1993. Lea's the first Asian to play the roles of Éponine and Fantine in Broadway's Les Misérables. She portrayed both roles on the musical's 10th and 25th anniversary show in London respectively after starring as Kim in Ms Saigon. She was also the singing voice of Jas
Joseph Lorenzo Hall: "War Stories from Technology Policy" | Talks at Google
Joseph Lorenzo Hall, Chief Technologist at The Center for Democracy & Technology, works on issues of technology policy and digital rights. In this talk Joseph will take you through a technical report he coordinated, authored by twenty of the world's top computer security and cryptography experts. He'll talk about the doubt cast this September when documents leaked by Edward Snowden exposed a systematic effort by the U.S. National Security Agency to subvert encryption software, hardware, standard
Beth Greer: "Missing Shade of Green, Creating a Super Natural Home" | Talks at Google
"Beth Greer, aka Super Natural Mom®, is an award winning journalist, corporate wellness consultant, healthy home expert and impassioned champion of toxin-free living. She's also a Hufﬁngton Post columnist, radio talk show host, and trusted consumer advocate, who is leading a movement of awareness and responsibility about healthy home, school and work environments. Her bestselling book, Super Natural Home: Improve Your Health, Home and Planet...One Room at a Time (Rodale), a Books for a Better
Talks at Google presents The Gershwins' Porgy & Bess
Winner of the 2012 Tony Award for Best Revival of a Musical, the Broadway musical of The Gershwins' PORGY AND BESS visits GOOGLE! See performances from award-winning members of the Broadway touring cast and meet members of the visionary force behind this stunning and stirring new staging, including Tony Award-winning director, Diane Paulus, Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright, Suzan-Lori Parks and Trustee of Ira and Leonore Gershwin estate, Michael Strunsky.
Neil Gaiman & Amanda Palmer, "An Evening With" | Musicians at Google
A performance of spoken word, songs, stories, chats with the audience, and more than a few surprises with author Neil Gaiman (Coraline; The Graveyard Book) and musician/cult figure Amanda Palmer (Dresden Dolls; Amanda Palmer and the Grand Theft Orchestra). Neil Gaiman and Amanda Palmer released a 3-disc set, titled An Evening With Neil Gaiman & Amanda Palmer on November 19th. Previously unreleased to the general public, and culled from hours of live recordings, one CD features Gaiman and Palm
Joshua Klein, "Reputation Economics: Why Who You Know is Worth More Than..." | Talks at Google
Reputation Economics: Why Who You Know is Worth More Than What You Have Klein details the ins and outs of reputation economics and how it incorporates all of the intangibles that make us human beings, such as the things we value, what kind of customer service we prefer, and what types of goods and services speak to us as individuals. Readers will be shocked to learn why exchanges in the realm of reputation economics don't require financial systems to operate, and that a person's reputation can
Promocions. La història de la Stacey
Durada: 3 min. Vídeo. Commonsense.org.
Aquest vídeo mostra la història de la Stacey, una noia que va patir cíberassetjament per part de les seves companyes. A través del seu relat veiem que és un problema molt comú entre els alumnes avui en dia, però parlant-ne es pot sol·lucionar. Author(s):
Get Out of the Way!
How to set structures to foster innovation and creativity, then step back.
Better, Faster, Customizable: Who Will Win the Browser Battle?
In the world of web browsers, it's beginning to look a lot like the 1990s. Back then, the Internet was just starting to become an integral part of daily life and Netscape Navigator and Microsoft Internet Explorer vied for control of the market. This time around, the browser battle includes an increasing number of competitors, most notably Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox and Google Chrome. Newcomers like RockMelt, a start-up that promises to integrate web browsing with social networking, are b
SCAL font troubleshooting Five questions to Mark Weightman Darden Faculty Profile: Alan Beckenstein Discover Arabic and Persian at ANU Job interviews SMU Expert: Amanda Knox found guilty - again MSU 360.24 documentary: Anil Jain Jeff Gold Inaugural Lecture - The Leader's Conundrum or 'You cannot lift yourself up by your own shi
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Concordia graduate Mark Weightman, BComm 95, is the new president and CEO of the Montreal Alouettes football team — an organization where he began as an intern. From market coordinator to director of logistics, Weightman has done it all. "I like to joke that I've done every job in this organization other than the ones that would require me to wear a helmet or carry pom-poms," he says. In this video by Department of Journalism student Jonah Aspler, Weightman answers five questions about his ri
Professor of Business Administration Alan R. Beckenstein is the coordinator of Darden's Global Economies and Markets area. His research and teaching address antitrust and competition policy. He serves as a consultant to government agencies and international corporations. More: http://goo.gl/bEIEfC
The Centre for Arab and Islamic Studies (The Middle East and Central Asia) at The Australian National University invites and welcomes you to join our community and expand your horizons academically and professionally by enrolling in the new online courses available in 2014 in Introductory Persian Online and Arab Current Affairs and Media Arabic as well as CAIS' leading suite of on-campus courses. Our courses are taught by leading Australian and international academics and cover the languages, p
Job Interviews is one of several Futures workbooks which help students choose and prepare for their careers. Like the other workbooks in the series you can dip in and out doing the exercises which are most relevant to you. You might want to include the exercises or the output in your personal development plan or e-portfolio. Interviews are still the most commonly used method for assessing a person’s suitability for a job. In the UK 99 per cent of employers use selection interviews to recruit
SMU Dedman School of Law Professor Chris Jenks talks with Fox 4 News about the trial and latest verdict by an Italian court in the Amanda Knox case, as well as what to expect in the coming days. Knox, accused of killing her British roommate, Meredith Kercher, in an Italian hill town in 2007, had her original guilty verdict for the murder upheld by a court in Italy on Thursday and was sentenced in absentia to 28 years and six months in prison.
On November 6, 2013, hundreds of Michigan State University Spartans around the world captured their world in videos and photos for a documentary about a day in the lives of Spartans. One of those Spartans is Anil Jain, University Distinguished Professor of computer science and engineering. On November 6, Jain was in Seoul, South Korea, where he was meeting with colleagues about his research on biometrics that is used for national security applications such as facial recognition software.
The aim of the lecture will be to do demonstrate the need to challenge continuing traditional images of leaders, often depicted at the apex of things, on top of a hill or at the centre of a complex web of activity. I will argue that those nominated as leaders MUST become aware of what I will call the leader's conundrum and complement their inspiration with 99 x perspiration. To appreciate this call, attendees to the lecture as respectfully asked to do the following just before the lecture: a.
Five questions to Mark Weightman
Darden Faculty Profile: Alan Beckenstein
Discover Arabic and Persian at ANU
SMU Expert: Amanda Knox found guilty - again
MSU 360.24 documentary: Anil Jain
Jeff Gold Inaugural Lecture - The Leader's Conundrum or 'You cannot lift yourself up by your own shi