U.S. Q2 GDP set to grow by over two percent: IFR
July 28 - IFR says the U.S. economy should grow by 2.3 % - better than the Reuters poll of 1.8 %. Concerns still remain however over uncertainty and weak consumer spending.
6.033 Computer System Engineering (SMA 5501) (MIT)
This course covers topics on the engineering of computer software and hardware systems: techniques for controlling complexity; strong modularity using client-server design, virtual memory, and threads; networks; atomicity and coordination of parallel activities; recovery and reliability; privacy, security, and encryption; and impact of computer systems on society. We will also look at case studies of working systems and readings from the current literature provide comparisons and contrasts, and
Virtual Maths - 2D Shapes, rectangle
Interactive simulation demonstrating calculation of area of a rectangle
22.07.2011 – Langsam gesprochene Nachrichten
Trainieren Sie Ihr Hörverstehen mit authentischen Materialien. Nutzen Sie die Nachrichten der Deutschen Welle von Freitag – als Text und als verständlich gesprochene Audio-Datei. *** Die 17 Euro-Länder haben sich auf eine gemeinsame Strategie zur Rettung Griechenlands und zur Stabilisierung der gesamten Euro-Zone geeinigt. Bei ihrem Krisengipfel in Brüssel verständigten sich die Staats- und Regierungschefs darauf, die Regierung in Athen mit einem zweiten Hilfspaket in Höh
SEC meets FBI
July 26 - Madoff whistleblower, Harry Markopolos, reviews the SEC's attempts to go after offenders on Wall Street.
Searching for life in Lake Ellsworth, and dead whales
This week in the Planet Earth Podcast: why scientists are planning on drilling three kilometres beneath the Antarctic ice sheet in one of the most ambitious exploration projects ever undertaken; and how worms that feed on dead whale bones at the bottom of the ocean may be distorting the whale fossil record.
China accounting: PCAOB Chair on China audit talks
July 25 - Public Company Accounting Oversight Board Chairman James Doty discusses a deal towards more oversight over Chinese accounting firms.
Vietnam War: History and Key Dates
This 5:53 minute video reviews the main causes and events in the Vietnam War, the longest and one of the most unpopular wars in the history of the United States. Good insights are images are provided. Also shows the escalation of the war by the support of the United States. It does not mention the intervention by other countries. At best an overview.
Being an Astronaut
Being an astronaut - Learn about what it is like to be an astronaut, from preparation for the launch until returning back to earth. (03:24)
What is Social Security?
In this video, Sal Khan of Khan Academy offers the viewer the basics of Social Security. Mr. Khan uses computer software for demonstration. (06:29)
SPC Study Abroad - Australia Video Montage
http://www.youtube.com/user/StPetersburgCollege SPC Study Abroad - Australia Video Montage About St. Petersburg College: In 1927, St. Petersburg College (then known as St. Petersburg Junior College) became Florida's first private, non-profit, two-year school of higher learning located in downtown St. Petersburg. Full accreditation followed in 1931 and in 1948 SPC became a public college. In June 2001, SPJC officially became St. Petersburg College when Florida's governor signed legislation