ISS Update - Sept. 7, 2011
The International Space Station video update for Sept. 7, 2011.
Design an Egyptian Playground
Students are broken up into four groups. Each group will use their knowledge about Egypt to originate a playground for Egyptian children. This will involve brainstorming ideas on paper, building a prototype with Legos or other material, and explaining their ideas to the class in a five-minute presentation.
Hope on hallowed ground
Sept. 6 - The World Trade Center site will not be completed by the 10th anniversary, but the memorial plaza will serve as hallowed ground for families to commemorate their loved ones. Kilmeny Duchardt reports.
International regulatory reforms hurt global recovery: report
Sept. 6 - IIF Managing Director Charles Dallara discusses the Institute's report revealing international regulatory reforms in the financial industry are adding pressure on the U.S., Japan and Western Europe.
Former Georgia Labor Commissioner on Georgia Works program
Sept. 6 - Former Georgia State Labor Commissioner Michael Thurmond, who originally devised the Georgia Works plan, speaks to Insider about the program.
Lunch Poems - Series Kick-off
http://lunchpoems.berkeley.edu/ SERIES KICK-OFF Hosted by Robert Hass and University Librarian Thomas C. Leonard, this event features distinguished faculty and staff from a wide range of disciplines introducing and reading a favorite poem. This year's participants: Ronelle Alexander (Slavic Languages and Literatures), Executive Vice Chancellor and Provost George Breslauer, Myrtis Cochran (Reference Services), George Jaqua (Physical Plant), Trinh T. Minh-ha (Rhetoric and Gender & Women's Studies
Hurricane Katia on Sept. 8, 2011
Hurricane Katia is seen from the International Space Station on Sept. 8, 2011.
Pruis Ma133 Sept. 8, 2011
Pruis MA133 September 8, 2011
2.2 Basic principles
The internet provides a world of information, but how do you find what you are looking for? This unit will help you discover the meaning of information quality and teach you how to evaluate the material you come across in your study of technology. You will learn how to plan your searches effectively and be able to experiment with some of the key resources in this area.
6.111 Introductory Digital Systems Laboratory (MIT)
6.111 consists of lectures and labs on digital logic, flipflops, PALs, counters, timing, synchronization, finite-state machines, and microprogrammed systems. Students are expected to design and implement a final project of their choice: games, music, digital filters, graphics, etc. The course requires extensive use of VHDL for describing and implementing digital logic designs. 6.111 is worth 12 Engineering Design Points.
Journals of 9/11
In the immediate aftermath of the 9/11 terrorists attacks, members of the SMU community recorded their thoughts and emotions in journals that were later bound and saved for posterity. Now, 10 years later, WFAA News of Dallas revisits those journals with this story that aired September 8, 2011.
Historical skills : dating documents
Explains the different dating conventions employed in historical documents. For example, the system of dating by reference to a religious feast day and the year of the reigning monarch has little in common with the modern calendar. Even where a recognisable date is provided, it may not be what it at first appears.... The resource includes a glossary, bibliography and translation of relevant Latin numbers/phrases. Illustrative images of items from our collections appear throughout.
Guide to the Collection of Pennsylvania Canals Publications,
The Collection of Pennsylvania Canals Publications consists of a book, The Pennsylvania Main Line Canal and several pamphlets and periodicals detailing the different canals across the state of Pennsylvania.
China Lecture Series: "The Story of Hong Kong and Shenzhen in Multiple Dimensions"
Peter Yum Tak-Shing is the Dean of Engineering and Professor of Information Engineering of The Chinese University of Hong Kong. He joins the lecture series as the 2005-2006 Hong Kong Fulbright Distinguished Lecturer, which is sponsored by the Hong Kong Government Information Services Department and the U.S. Department of State.
01 Januae Latinitatis Vestibulum Bilingual
2011 recording This text gives an essential foundation in the core root words of Latin, enough to begin to start to speak about some things, and to read a variety of very simple texts - the vocabulary here is skewed towards Aesop, as this was the fodder for young students from Roman times until the early 1900's, when ideas about "authentic Latin" began to infect Latin education. The Romans themselves used simple dialogues and fables to teach their children, or foreigners ( we have textbooks fro
Europe Day Ahead: European crisis spurs flight to safety
Sept. 12 - Fears of a Greek default and credit contagion ripped through markets on Monday, tumbling European shares to their lowest in over two years and the euro to a seven-month low against the U.S. dollar.
Thunderbird Worldwide Kazakhstan
Thunderbird Worldwide Kazakhstan announces its arrival Sept. 30, 2011, in Almaty, Kazakhstan. http://www.thunderbird-worldwide.com/kz
From the opulent world of Palm Beach diva dogs to training dogs for combat in Iraq, Canine Confidential explores a contemporary coexistence like nothing else in the human-animal world. Video includes clips from Lassie, RinTinTin, and Homeward Bound.
* At the end of the video, there is a preview for another Confidential program about sneakers, that uses a non appropriate word. (45:41)
COCD : Toegepast creatief denken
Postcast 39: DBS, DCS, & tDCS
Review of deep brain stimulation, dorsal column stimulation, and transcranial direct current stimulation.