Will Nichols Journey to learn the pipes.
Patti and Will Nichols talk about Will's journey to learn the bag pipes, from Alaska to Washington.
"Elements of Software Construction, Fall 2008"
" This course provides an introduction to the fundamental principles and techniques of software development that have greatest impact on practice. Topics include capturing the essence of a problem by recognizing and inventing suitable abstractions; key paradigms, including state machines, functional programming, and object-oriented programming; use of design patterns to bridge gap between models and code; the role of interfaces and specification in achieving modularity and decoupling; reasoning
Gazans mourn airstrike dead
Aug 20 - Hundreds gather in Gaza to mourn the death of a boy and several others in retaliatory airstrikes by Israel. Jessica Gray reports.
2-D Projective Geometry
This module is about how we applied projective geometry to achieve the world-centered view from the camera-centered view.
Ocean Creature Feature
This OLogy matching game challenges kids to match pictures of eight ocean creatures with their descriptions. The reward? Eight new OLogy trading cards.
Guide to the Microfilmed Records of Mount Moriah Baptist Church, Smithfield (Fayette Co.) PA. 1784-1
This collection consists of the combined church record books of Mount Moriah Baptist Church, Smithfield PA. The books are continuous from 1784-1811, 1815-1971.
Lucy Bemrose meets Newcastle artist John Coatsworth and Rob McIver goes in search of faeries in Sunderland.
Durable robots tackle triathlon
Sept. 15 - Panasonic's battery-powered robots gear up for the Ironman triathlon challenge in Hawaii. Tara Cleary reports.
U.S. Day Ahead: Geithner to talk leveraging EU bailout fund
Sept. 15 - U.S. Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner heads to Poland to meet with European finance ministers and propose a possible solution for making the EU's bailout fund more effective, says Reuters Economics Editor Bill Schomberg.
Open for learning
This xerte on-line toolkits resource has been produced as part of the JISC funded BERLiN (Building Exchanges for Research and Learning in Nottingham) project run by The University of Nottingham from April 2009 - April 2010. The project aimed to publish and share the equivalent of 360 credits of Open Educational Resources (OERs), enhance and expand Nottingham's existing Open Educational Repository (U-Now) and foster OER use and reuse. This open educational resource aims to share knowledge gain
Number for Nurses: Division
The Number for Nurses Computer Assisted Learning Package begins with a basic principles section which is followed by application to nursing practice. The basic principles section deals with addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, S.I. units and scales and gauges. In each area a variety of methods are used to enable the student to understand these principles, through interactive tutorials and consolidate learning through exercises. The aim of the division section is to help the student
Shift to services vital for UK industry
New research reveals 12 steps for those who want to follow a business model innovation approach to service provision. The findings are also particularly relevant for policy-makers learning more about the shift towards complex services.
Obama deficit proposal a "non-starter," says GOP deputy whip
Sept. 19 - Representative Kevin Brady, a Texas Republican, says there is room for compromise in reducing the deficit, but Obama's deficit reduction plan is a "non-starter" with Congress and the American public.
Gas jets expand during star birth
Read more: http://www.newscientist.com/blogs/nstv/2011/09/time-lapse-tuesday-gas-jets-expand-during-star-birth.html
Olympians@Google: Kristi Yamaguchi
Olympic figure skating champion Kristi Yamaguchi visits Google's Mountain View, CA headquarters to discuss her journey leading up to the Olympics, her charitable work, as well as her new book "Dream Big, Little Pig." This event took place on August 23, 2011, as part of the @Google Talks series. Kristi Yamaguchi is an American figure skater and 1992 Olympic Champion in ladies' singles. She is also a World Figure Skating Champion in 1991-1992 and National Champion in 1992. In December of 2005, sh
Uniform convergence and pointwise convergence
The aim of this material is to introduce the student to two notions of convergence for sequences of real-valued functions. The notion of pointwise convergence is relatively straightforward, but the notion of uniform convergence is more subtle. Uniform convergence is explained in terms of closed function balls and the new notion of sets absorbing sequences. The differences between the two types of convergence are illustrated with several examples. Some standard facts are also discussed: a unif
Politics in 60 seconds. China's responsibility
Dr Miwa Hirono defines a polical concept in 60 seconds for those with a spare minute to learn something new. This videocast considers China's responsibility. Warning: video does contain bloopers and out takes. May 2010 Suitable for Undergraduate study and Community education Dr Miwa Hirono, School of Politics and International Relations Dr Miwa Hirono is an RCUK Fellow at the Centre for International Crisis Management and Conflict Resolution at The University of Nottingham’s School of Pol
China's "bumpy" ride an opportunity for some, says JPMorgan
Oct. 3 - A "bumpy" economic outlook could lead to a rate cut in China, but some investors see a chance to buy, especially in real estate and infrastructure, says JP Morgan's head of institutional strategy.
Deadly tornado tears through South Africa township
Oct. 3 - An eight-year-old child is killed and hundreds of people are left homeless after a tornado tore through the Duduza township, east of Johannesburg. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).