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Red squirrels and a tropical Antarctica
Red squirrels used to be the most common squirrel in Britain. But since the grey squirrel was introduced from the USA as an illegal immigrant in the late 1800s, their numbers have nose-dived.
It's not fair!
America's regulators now rely on 'fair value' with additional historical or mark-to-market input. Europe's regulators view 'fair value' as the way forward. Unless there is a compromise on international accounting practices, investors face confusion, says Amir Amel-Zadeh.
Antoinette Schoar - Valuation Tools
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Kristian Kloeckl - "The Senseable City" - 2010 MIT SDM Conference on Systems Thinking for Contempora
"The Senseable City" is a presentation given by Kristian Kloeckl, Research Scientist, in the MIT SENSEable City Laboratory at the MIT System Design and Management's 2010 Systems Thinking for Contemporary Challenges Conference on October 22, 2010. Please reference the link below for Kristian Kloeckl's presentation http://sdm.mit.edu/systems_thinking_conference_2010/presentations/kloeckl.pdf
How to Play the Piano: Major Scales
This video provides a short lesson on how to play the major scales on the piano. (3:57)
4.4 The Mind-Body Problem
Part 4.4. Looks at some of the modern responses to Cartesian Dualism including Gilbert Ryle's and G. Strawson's responses to the idea.
Smartboard Video Tutorial: Spotlight on Vimeo
short video tutorial on how to use the smartboard
Distinguished Lecture Series: Carol Lancaster
Carol Lancaster, interim Dean of the Walsh School of Foreign Service, speaks about wealth and power in the quote 'new international order.'
Religion, Democracy in the Foreign Policy of Obama: Thinking About Islam and Democracy (with Abbas,
The day-long event consisted of four panels, each of which examined the question of religion and democracy in U.S. foreign policy from a different perspective. The panels addressed the role of religious actors in U.S. democracy programs and policies; the 'twin tolerations' and democratic stability in highly religious societies; emerging trends in the data concerning the relationships between religion and democracy; and the relationship between Islam and democracy in key Muslim countries.
Constructing Proper Faith: In a Girls' High School in Jordan (with Fida Adely)
Scholar Fida Adely addresses the struggles surrounding moral authority through an ethnographic exploration of religious teaching and practice in a girl?s secondary school in Jordan.
Primitive Selves: Koreana in the Japanese Colonial Gaze (Part 1)
E. Taylor Atkins is Associate Professor and Director of Undergraduate Studies in the Department of History at Northern Illinois University. His publications include Blue Nippon: Authenticating Jazz in Japan (2001), winner of the 2003 John Whitney Hall Prize; Jazz Planet (2003); the forthcoming Primitive Selves: Koreana in the Japanese Colonial Gaze, 1910-45; and articles in Journal of Asian Studies, American Music, Japanese Studies, positions, and Blackwell's Companion to Japanese History.
Japan's New Security Strategy: Prof. Tomohito Shinoda
Prof. Shinoda, professor of International Relations at the International University of Japan, discussed developments in Japan's regional security strategy. Sponsored by the Asian Studies Program, September 23, 2010.
Authors@Google: John Elder Robison
John Elder Robison spoke to Googlers in Mountain View on April 18, 2011 about his book Be Different: Adventures of a Free-Range Aspergian with Practical Advice for Aspergians, Misfits, Families & Teachers. About the book: "In his bestselling memoir, Look Me in the Eye, John Elder Robison described growing up with Asperger's syndrome at a time when the diagnosis didn't exist. He was intelligent but socially isolated; his talents won him jobs with toy makers and rock bands but did little to ende
12.571 Near-Surface Geophysical Imaging (MIT)
This graduate level course presents theories, methodologies, and applications of seismic imaging for solving the shallow near-surface (0 - 500 m) effects on the seismic data processing for oil and gas exploration on land. It introduces both conventional and advanced imaging technologies that have been developed in academia and the seismic industry.
6.441 Information Theory (MIT)
6.441 offers an introduction to the quantitative theory of information and its applications to reliable, efficient communication systems. Topics include mathematical definition and properties of information, source coding theorem, lossless compression of data, optimal lossless coding, noisy communication channels, channel coding theorem, the source channel separation theorem, multiple access channels, broadcast channels, Gaussian noise, and time-varying channels.
SP.400 Special Topics in Women & Gender Studies Seminar: Latina Women's Voices (MIT)
This course will explore the rich diversity of women's voices and experiences as reflected in writings and films by and about Latina writers, filmmakers, and artists. Through close readings, class discussions and independently researched student presentations related to each text, we will explore not only the unique, individual voice of the writer, but also the cultural, social and political contexts which inform their narratives. We will also examine the roles that gender, familial ties and soc
14.123 Microeconomic Theory III (MIT)
This is a half-semester course which covers the topics in Microeconomic Theory that everybody with a Ph.D. from MIT Economics Department should know but that have not yet been covered in the Micro sequence. Hence, it covers several unrelated topics. The topics come from three general areas: Decision Theory, Game Theory, and Behaviorla Economics. I will try my best to put them in a coherent narrative, but there will be inherent jumps from topic to topic.