Toshiba, Samsung to tie up on chips.
Toshiba will outsource fabrication of system chips to South Korean rival Samsung Electronics, as the Japanese firm struggles to restructure its unprofitable chipmaking operations.
Duke Basketball Game Broadcast in Chinese
On January 15, 2011, the Duke Men's Basketball game against the University of Virginia was broadcast live over the web in Mandarin Chinese. The Duke student announcers for the broadcast were Jesse Sun, Yunze Chen and John Sheng. It was the first time in ACC history that a game has been broadcast in Chinese. Learn more at http://news.duke.edu/2011/01/basketball_chinese.html.
How to Paint Initials on Canvas
I am not sure why an artist might want to paint just initials on a canvas, but the short video does teach a budding artist how to create depth, and for that part, it is usable. To paint initials on a canvas surface using oil pastels, lay down each color thickly to cover the surface evenly, and blend the different colors with your fingers. Practice using oil pastels on canvas using the artist's techniques.
Bomb Dropping Sea Worms/Rice Snorkels/Cell Battles
Shows video of deep sea worms and a defensive mechanism that allows the worm to release bioluminescent tissue. Also discusses adaptation of rice to avoid drowning and host cell infections by bacteria. This video could be used on animal adaptations and defenses as well as plant adaptations.
Maoist rebels 'ready for peace'
Maoist rebels in the Philippines are optimistic about upcoming peace talks with government officials, but critics say it could be a ploy.
How to Use Quotations in Essays
How to Use Quotations in Essays. Part of the series: How to Write an Essay. Learn how to include quotations in the introduction of an essay in this one-minute (and 7 seconds) video on writing essays.
How are video games improving our lives or as life training?
Jesse Schell talks about how video game playing might be used for teaching decision making and critical thinking. This interview makes pro and con arguments for both sides, but does not offer any statistical evidence. Also presented is the possible addiction to games. This would be a good video for computer and/or technology classes on the merits of computer games and the potential problems.
Prime Time in Transition
Fear not, fans of character-based TV fiction: reality shows will not obliterate tales featuring “transactions between human beings – the Jane Austen end of things,” as John Romano puts it. This veteran of some of TV’s finest cop dramas (including Hill Street Blues and Monk) sees wrenching changes in
Asia rings in New Year
Residents of Beijing, Taipei and Hong Kong welcome in 2011 in style. Jon Decker reports.
New moves from Microsoft at CES
Microsoft announces its biggest step away from a long-standing alliance with Intel, teaming up with Britain's ARM Holdings to take on Apple in the tablet and smartphone arena.
Apollo: Reflections and Lessons
In this first of three AeroAstro symposium events to mark the 40th anniversary of the moon landing, an extraordinary cast of luminaries recount the parts they played in the Apollo program, and celebrate MIT’s unique role in getting humans to the moon.
Theodore Sorensen believes President Kennedy chose him t
Fireside Chat with Governors Kean and Cuomo
A Fireside Chat with The Honorable Thomas H. Kean (Governor of New Jersey 1982-1990) and The Honorable Mario M. Cuomo (Governor of New York 1983-1995) Moderated by Ruth B. Mandel (Director, Eagleton Institute of Politics) Filmed December 14, 2010 at the Eagleton Institute of Politics (Rutgers University - New Brunswick, NJ) Directed/Edited by: Benjamin Clapp Cameras/lighting: Benjamin Clapp Sound Supervisor: Luke Strother
This video shows that figurative language is used to describe everyday things. There are many types of figurative language examples here: metaphors, similies, personification, etc., however, the examples are not noted. This video could be stopped at intervals by a teacher to ask students: What example of figurative language is this sentence? (Music by Louis Armstrong.) This video is suitable for fourth-graders and older students.
Mixed reactions to Sadr's return
The return of anti-U.S. cleric Moqtada al-Sadr to Iraq after years in exile draws praise from Shi'ites, and apprehension from Sunnis.
This sing-along video features students performing a Rounding Rap song that describes the basic steps for rounding numbers. (2:40)
Art Institute of Chicago Musecast: May 2009
Celebrate the opening of the Modern Wing with the second installment of our special episodes of Musecast!
Collection Connection: Objects of design and digital photography surround us in our everyday lives. Find out from curators Zoe Ryan and Matt Wittkovsky how these media are explored in the Modern Wingâs new Architecture and Design and Photography galleries.
From the Artist: Sculptor Richard Serra speaks about bringing together the worlds of industrial production and fine a