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.
ESD.72 Engineering Risk-Benefit Analysis (MIT)
ERBA (ESD.72) emphasizes three methodologies - reliability and probabilistic risk assessment (RPRA), decision analysis (DA), and cost-benefit analysis (CBA). In this class, the issues of interest are: the risks associated with large engineering projects such as nuclear power reactors, the International Space Station, and critical infrastructures; the development of new products; the design of processes and operations with environmental externalities; and infrastructure renewal projects.
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.
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.
Hominid Death Trap
The Two-Million-Year-Old Boy : What caused so many ancient hominids to fall to their deaths? This video shows how scientists work to understand what happened to some ancient humans. (02:44)
Minimum GMAT requirement for entry into JMSB's MBA program
http://johnmolson.concordia.ca/graduate-programs/mba-program Learn about the minimum GMAT requirement for entry into the MBA program at Concordia University's John Molson School of Business.
Urban Climate Adaptation, Spring 2011
"Designing a dream city is easy. Rebuilding a living one takes imagination." -Jane Jacobs This course examines the challenges that cities will face and strategies they can use to prepare for the impacts of climate change. Particular attention will be paid to the presence of global disparities, the needs of vulnerable populations and resource constrained locales, and the ways in which local government and community-based activities can achieve equitable levels of climate-readiness.
PMAD Mel Zabel
People Make a Difference with Danny Brassell Guest; Mel Zabel, facebook.com/melzabel
The plant stem is above ground and supports the plant leaves. The stem is made of the protective dermal tissue, the ground tissue and the bundled tissue. Plants have one primary root and secondary root branches that contain thousands of root hairs and this is explained in this three minute video. A word wall and/or handout would be most helpful in watching this video because the graphics are poor.
Marin Alsop & Cal Performances Director Matias Tarnopolsky
Marin Alsop, conductor of the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra, talks with Cal Performances Director Matias Tarnopolsky about the programs she will be conducting when the Orchestra comes to Berkeley March 30 & 31, 2012.