6.830 Database Systems (MIT)
This course relies on primary readings from the database community to introduce graduate students to the foundations of database systems, focusing on basics such as the relational algebra and data model, schema normalization, query optimization, and transactions. It is designed for students who have taken MIT course 6.033 (or equivalent); no prior database experience is assumed though students who have taken an undergraduate course in databases are encouraged to attend. Topics related to the eng
Incredible Human Machine (1/9)
Incredible Human Machine Series - Part 1/9. Rated TV14. Some images are graphic in nature (warning at the beginning) and brief nudity is suggested (nothing is shown). This section of the series gives an introduction of the human body and its systems, focusing on skin and hair, sensory, internal body temperature, and our closeness to primates. (10:09)
Information-Processing Theory for Classroom Teachers
This module is an introduction to the information-processing model, written for classroom teachers. Also included are a summary of cognitive load theory and several principles for effective learning.
Education Everywhere: Finland’s Formula for School Success
Early intervention and sustained individual support for every student are keys to educating the whole child in Finnish schools. This six minute video shows how this system works. It does not go into detail on research or specifics, but it does offer some idea about the importance of early intervention.
Sam McBratney: 2011 National Book Festival
Sam McBratney appears at the 2011 National Book Festival. Speaker Biography: A native of Northern Ireland, Sam McBratney was a teacher in his 30s when he started writing children's books. He wanted to help children with reading problems. Now, with the 57th book of his career, "Guess How Much I Love You" has been issued in a pop-up version. All told, the book has sold more than 15 million copies worldwide and has been translated into 37 languages. McBratney says he got his inspiration by telling
Shelia P. Moses: 2011 National Book Festival
Shelia P. Moses appears at the 2011 National Book Festival. Speaker Biography: Poet, author, playwright and producer Shelia P. Moses was raised the ninth of 10 children. She is the co-author of Dick Gregory's memoir, "Callus on My Soul," as well as the award-winning author of several books for young readers: "The Legend of Buddy Bush," "The Return of Buddy Bush," "I, Dred Scott" and "The Baptism." In Moses' new book, "Joseph's Grace," the title character is about to begin his sophomore year whe
Breakingviews: Bumi probe sends sell signal
Jan. 22 - A muddled report into allegations of corruption at Indonesian company Bumi does little to restore shareholder confidence. Plus Stansted sale just the ticket for London.
Visual Studio Toolbox: Entity Framework Part 2 In this episode, Rowan Miller and Diego Vega return for Part 2 of our deep dive into the Entity Framework. In Part 1, they showed the following workflows available in Entity Framework 4.2: Code First, Model First, Database First, and Code First with an existing database. In this episode, they show a new feature coming very soon in version 4.3: Code First Migrations. And then they t
In this episode, Rowan Miller and Diego Vega return for Part 2 of our deep dive into the Entity Framework. In Part 1, they showed the following workflows available in Entity Framework 4.2: Code First, Model First, Database First, and Code First with an existing database. In this episode, they show a new feature coming very soon in version 4.3: Code First Migrations. And then they t
Hot Apps: Z0MB1ES, ARMED!, Groupon, NewEgg, Lumia Music Hot Apps will feature 5 of the hottest apps each week for the Windows Phone 7. In this episode Laura takes a look at:
Hot Apps will feature 5 of the hottest apps each week for the Windows Phone 7. In this episode Laura takes a look at:
Spring Wild Foods & Herbal Tonics: The Plant Whisper
Tim Walking Bear Goodblood "The Plant Whisperer", shares teachings about how to and where to harvest spring wild plant foods & medicine. this is the full movie and lasts 42 minutes.
Breakingviews: Day two at Davos
Morgan Stanley co-president Paul Taubman talks to Rob Cox and Peter Thal Larsen in Davos about business.
FROLIC ARCHITECTURE: A Performance by Susan Howe and David Grubbs - Woodberry Poetry Room
Poet and 2011 Bollingen Prizewinner Susan Howe and composer David Grubbs present "Frolic Architecture," a multidisciplinary performance that merges Howe's uncanny vocalizations with Grubb's ambient soundings. Sponsored by the Woodberry Poetry Room, Harvard University. Date: November 2, 2011 at Thompson Room, Barker Center.
2.154 Maneuvering and Control of Surface and Underwater Vehicles (13.49) (MIT)
This course is about maneuvering motions of surface and underwater vehicles. Topics covered include: derivation of equations of motion, hydrodynamic coefficients, memory effects, linear and nonlinear forms of the equations of motion, control surfaces modeling and design, engine, propulsor, and transmission systems modeling and simulation during maneuvering. The course also deals with stability of motion, principles of multivariable automatic control, optimal control, Kalman filtering, and l
Synthetic repurchase programs through put derivatives: theory and evidence
A Synthetic Repurchase is an open market share repurchase program enhanced with sales of put derivatives on the firm’s own stock. Microsoft, in 1999, using a synthetic repurchase program sold put derivatives on its own stock and received $766 million in premiums and, at the same time, signaled that it is a good-quality company and certified its future earnings. I present theoretical rationale that explains why a synthetic repurchase program provides an efficient signal about a firm’s future
Jim Madigan postgame comments (Vermont • Jan. 28, 2012)
The Northeastern men's hockey team displayed its versatility on Saturday night, grinding out a much closer victory than Friday's series opener, sweeping Vermont via 4-2 victory at Gutterson Fieldhouse. With the triumph, Northeastern pulled into a seventh-place tie with Massachusetts in the Hockey East playoff race after both New Hampshire and the Minutemen lost on Saturday evening. The Huskies used four different goal scorers in juniors Robbie Vrolyk and Alex Tuckerman, rookie Dan Cornell and
Global Development at Notre Dame
Notre Dame's global development programs.