GoingNative 6: Walter Bright and Andrei Alexandrescu - D Programming Language We're back! Sorry for the delay between episodes, but we were busy preparing and then putting on GoingNative 2012, a C++11 conference that you have hopefully heard about It was a blast! Such great speakers. Such great attendees. Huge thanks to all of
We're back! Sorry for the delay between episodes, but we were busy preparing and then putting on GoingNative 2012, a C++11 conference that you have hopefully heard about It was a blast! Such great speakers. Such great attendees. Huge thanks to all of
Ellis Island: Registering as an American Citizen
At New York's Ellis Island, immigrants were required to pass a medical inspection and legal exam. This video clip highlights some of the questions immigrants would have been asked upon taking the legal examinations. It also goes through what the registering process was like for these immigrants. This video contains narration and a first hand account of what it was like. (2:07)
Urban Protophenomenon: Introducing the notion of primordial phenomenon in urbanism
This paper aims to draw the necessary distinctions in order to contribute to identify, among all the objects that populate our world of perception, the urbanist?s own object of study. In systemic jargon, it aims to distinguish that elemental unity that ensures that a phenomenon is an urban one and none other. This, in order to help to distinguish in turn the urbanist?s own field of action. It calls into question the widespread belief that this object of study might be the already built city as c
Giant Mirrors to Capture the Universe
As crowds cheer on the Arizona Wildcats football team, something amazing is happening within the stadium below. Here in the Steward Observatory Mirror Lab, teams of scientists use a great oven to spin-cast molten glass into the largest, most perfect telescope mirrors in the world.
John Dower, China in the Modern World - 2/21/12
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Mathematics for Primary School Teachers. Unit 2: Numeration
Mathematics for Primary School Teachers has been digitally published by Saide, with the Wits School of Education. It is a revised version of a course originally written for the Bureau for In-service Teacher Development (Bited) at the then Johannesburg College of Education (now Wits School of Education). The course is for primary school teachers (Foundation and Intermediate Phase) and consists of six content units on the topics of geometry, numeration, operations, fractions, statistics and measu
Absolute Beginner S2 #5 - There’s a 6 A.M. in Japan?
Learn Japanese with JapanesePod101.com! You stayed out late last night in Japan, so you decide to take a quick power nap after lunch. You close your office door and put your head down on your desk. You’ll sleep for twenty minutes and then be ready for your three o’clock meeting with your Japanese business partners. [...]
Texas Tech to House Historic Collection
Texas Tech is the new home of the Remnant Trust, a major collection of early written works from some of the greatest minds in history.
21L.004 Major Poets (MIT)
This subject is an introduction to poetry as a genre; most of our texts are originally written in English. We read poems from the Renaissance through the 17th and 18th centuries, Romanticism, and Modernism. Focus will be on analytic reading, on literary history, and on the development of the genre and its forms; in writing we attend to techniques of persuasion and of honest evidenced sequential argumentation. Poets to be read will include William Shakespeare, Queen Elizabeth, William Wordsworth,
Global Cohort: Jeanette Tambakau
Jeanette Tambakau from Malaysia talks Feb. 2, 2012, about the U.S. Department of State and Goldman Sachs 10,000 Women Entrepreneurship Partnership Global Cohort at Thunderbird School of Global Management. http://www.thunderbird.edu
ISS Update - Feb. 29, 2012
The International Space Station video update for Feb. 29, 2012.
Alexander, History of Art - 60 Second Impressions
The '60 Second Impressions' are a series of one-minute films featuring current Cambridge undergraduate students . These students talk about what it's really like to study at Cambridge, live in a College, and take part in a wide range of extra-curricular activities. Alexander is a mature student from Berlin, who is studying History of Art. In his 60 Second Impression, he talks about taking part in operas, organising a seminar series, and why he enjoys being at a mature students' College. To f
Fysica 3de jaar & Wetenschappelijk Werk 2de jaar : Website en cursus Deze site bevat vooral veel stof over optica. Er staan veel vragen en informatie: applets, filmpjes, etc. Daarnaast is er ook beperkte stof over materie, krachten, grootheden.
Deze site bevat vooral veel stof over optica. Er staan veel vragen en informatie: applets, filmpjes, etc. Daarnaast is er ook beperkte stof over materie, krachten, grootheden.
Ping 134: Flying robots, Windows Phone, Microsoft Flight, Win 8 hits a million Tune in and find out what all the people at Microsoft are talking about. Here's a taste of this weeks flavors:
Tune in and find out what all the people at Microsoft are talking about. Here's a taste of this weeks flavors:
Harold Goodwin - Local Economic Development
Watch Professor Harold Goodwin introduce our Tourism for Local Economic Development & Poverty Alleviation module. In it, he discusses the advantages tourism can bring to developing areas, as well as the negative impact of failed initiatives. Leeds Met's Local Economic Development module will ensure that you are well informed about the opportunities and risks of tourism and about how to make a positive difference. For more information about this module see our MSc Responsible Tourism Management c
Janet Cochrane - Natural Resource and Environmental Management
Watch our Senior Research Fellow and module leader Dr Janet Cochrane introduce our Natural Resource and Environmental Management module. In it, she discusses how setting aside land to protect it from damaging exploitation is one of the major strategies for conserving global biodiversity, and how tourism is one of the chief supporting tools because of its potential for contributing to costs. This module explores the management of national parks, natural World Heritage Sites and other protected ar
Bob Clewell dropped out of college to join the Army, and arrive in Vietnam just weeks after the Gulf of Tonkin incident in 1964. During his third tour, he was trained as a helicopter pilot, providing air support for ground troops during the Lam Son 719 offensive. In this video clip, hear more about his experience. (3:35)
Air Force pilot Keith Connolly was among the first USAF units to be stationed within South Vietnam. During his second tour, he flew F-4 Phantoms targeting the Ho Chi Minh Trail and witnessed two of his men go missing after his plane had been hit. In this video clip, hear more about his experience. (4:31)
How To Make A Paper Snowflake
This is a how-to video for making paper snowflakes. It includes simple instructions that can be used by a teacher to prepare the activity or could be shown to students as additional instruction. (02:39)