Australia-Japan security relationship: Koko kara doke e? (Where to from here?)
Allan McKinnon, International Security Division, Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Dr Masashi Nishihara, President, Research Institute for Peace and Security, Tokyo and Professor Kent Anderson, Director, School of Culture, History and Language at ANU take part in this forum. The forum, 'The Australia-Japan security relationship: Koko kara doke e? (Where to from here?)' was recorded at The Australian National University on 17 November 2010. It was organised by the National Security College
Julie Shackford, Princeton University: The Sporting Edge - IT Tools for Winning Soccer
Lunch 'n Learn presentation: Soccer coach Julie Shackford and assistant Scott Champ discuss Dartfish and other technologies that they are using from the scouting process to post-game analysis. More info: http://blogs.princeton.edu/itsacademic/2008/04/the_sporting_edge_it_tools_for_winning_soccer.html
Andrea LaPaugh: Foundations and Future of Information Search PDF - March 4, 2009
Lunch 'n Learn presentation: Everyone googles - in the U.S, about 12 billion times a month (including search engines that aren’t Google). We are mostly pleased with the results we get. How can it be that we give an automated system a couple of words and it finds reasonably relevant documents among one hundred billion or so possibilities? Will our satisfaction with these tools increase or decrease as the Web and our expectations grow? Dr. LaPaugh gives a peek “under the hood” and discuss
John Jameson, Shani Hilton: "Blogs, Lulz and Tweets - Social Media Comes to Princeton" - October 14,
Lunch 'n Learn presentation: More traffic comes to Princeton.edu from Facebook, Wikipedia, College Confidential, FARK, and StumbleUpon than any mainstream media news site. Controlling Princeton's image on these social media sites is not always possible, but joining the conversation often is. Using examples from our institutional presence as well as faculty presence on the social Web, we will explore the role social media can take in a strategic communications plan. For departments and individua
Students form expert engineering teams working for the (fictional) alternative energy consulting firm, Greenewables, Inc. Each team specializes in a form of renewable energy used to generate electrical power: passive solar, solar photovoltaic, wind power, low-impact hydropower, biomass, geothermal and (for more advanced students) hydrogen fuel cells. Teams produce poster presentations making a case for their technology and produce an accompanying PDF document using Adobe Acrobat that summarizes
Students follow weather forecasts to gauge their accuracy and produce a weather report for the class. They develop skills of observation, recording and reporting.
Mountain lion from the Sonora desert
The cougar is from the Kingdom Animalia, which is one of the four kingdoms included in the Domain Eukarya. Animals obtain food by eating and digesting other organisms.
Elton John edits, Stars stage digital death
The day's top showbiz news and headlines including Elton John turns editor, celebs stay silent for World AIDS day, and Reese Witherspoon gets Walk of Fame star.
Elections and review in Afghanistan
Final results of Afghanistan's parliamentary election are expected to weigh on President Obama's Afghan review. Deborah Lutterbeck reports.
Lecture 29 - 12/1/2010
Lecture 29 - 12/1/2010
From Experimental Physics to Internet Entrepreneurship: One Scientist’s Journey
Few better personify the vitality and ambition fueling China’s economic surge than Charles C-Y Zhang. In this energetic and revelatory talk, Zhang relates his personal evolution from MIT physicist to leading Chinese entrepreneur.
An industrious student from a poor family, Zhang was one of the fortunate few in hi
Is social enterprise being set up to fail?
Is 'Enterprise Society' a myth or a reality? Academics from Cambridge Judge Business School express their concerns about the resources needed to successfully deliver it
GAMBIT Research Video Podcast Episode 10, Part 1 "Fun In The Stacks: Games, Gaming and Gamers in Li
In Episode 10, Part 1 "FUN IN THE STACKS: GAMES, GAMING AND GAMERS IN LIBRARIES" Syracuse Assoc. Professor and the host of "Board Games With Scott", Scott Nicholson leads a discussion during the Nov 11, 2010 GAMBIT Research Meeting on the value of gaming programs in public libraries. Founded in 2006, the Singapore-MIT GAMBIT Game Lab sets itself apart by emphasizing the creation of video game prototypes to demonstrate our research as a complement to traditional academic publishing. The goa
Viral Vector: BacMam-GFP
Astrocytes transduced with BacMam-GFP in mouse visual cortex. Notice the astrocytes are wrapped around the blood vessels.
This in vivo 2-photon image was created using viral vectors from the viral gene transfer core, a facility established in 2008 by the Picower Institute and the McGovern Institute to make viral vectors accessible to the MIT neuroscience community.
Image courtesy of Sam Clark, McGovern Institute for Brain Research at MIT
Reinventing Fire: Profitable Solutions to Climate, Oil, and Proliferation
Amory B. Lovins (Chairman and Chief Scientist, Rocky Mountain Institute) on why a prosperous, secure, and climate-stable world must shift from fossil fuels to efficient use and benign supply. The pieces of this puzzle are now falling into place in a detailed synthesis underway at Rocky Mountain Institute, focusing chiefly on oil and electricity, for publication in mid-2011. The off-oil roadmap RMI published in 2004 (www.oilendgame.com), at an average cost of US$15 per barrel in year-2000 dollars
Episode 119: Part of the pattern: How networks explain social behavior Psychologist Professor Pip Pattison explains how network theory can be used to explain and predict social behavior, and how it can be applied in areas such as defence and the management of epidemics. With science host Dr Shane Huntington. Byrne Administration: Interview with Alan Sagner (May 16, 2006 Part 2) The Other Marquette Interchange -- Ray and Kay Eckstein Hall Music Composition for Film & TV
This interview is a part of the Eagleton Institute for Politics's Program on the Governor. For more information please visit their website: http://governors.rutgers.edu/
In recent years, while maintaining its focus on providing an exceptional legal education, Marquette Law School has served as a dynamic public policy forum for all members of the community. Playing off its new location, it has become "the Other Marquette Interchange," a place for the exchange of ideas. Marquette Law School's innovative public policy work is advancing the conversation about critical issues facing our region, such as urban education, transportation, and more. Learn why the Law Scho
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Psychologist Professor Pip Pattison explains how network theory can be used to explain and predict social behavior, and how it can be applied in areas such as defence and the management of epidemics. With science host Dr Shane Huntington.
Byrne Administration: Interview with Alan Sagner (May 16, 2006 Part 2)
The Other Marquette Interchange -- Ray and Kay Eckstein Hall
Music Composition for Film & TV