Fire and Rescue by Little Hardhats
This video shows the day in the life of a busy, city fire department and the fire fighter's training academy. Students will enjoy this real life footage of fire rescue vehicles and the jobs they do everyday. This is a good resource for the early childhood classroom to use in conjunction with a lesson/unit on community helpers and after reading non-fiction texts on this topic. (2:27)
Edward P. Jones, Author of "The Known World" Appears on the College of Charleston Campus
The College of Charleston selected "The Known World" by Edward P. Jones as its 2011 The College Reads! book selection. Jones was on campus for a public reading week and book talk on November 1, 2011. He remained on campus on November 2 to engage with students, faculty and staff. Set in antebellum Virginia, 20 years before the Civil War began, Jones's debut novel examines issues regarding the ownership of black slaves by free black people as well as by whites. Caldonia Townsend is an educated b
Digital sales won't cannibalize print media: Hearst's Carey
Hearst Magazines president David Carey plans on growing digital subscribers to one million in 2012.
Outrage in Yemen
Dec. 6 - Hundreds take to the streets in Sana'a to support anti-government protesters fighting President Abdullah Saleh's regime in Taiz. Deborah Lutterbeck reports
Art a GoGo Podcast #8 - Museum of Art and History: Santa Cruz, CA
It's Art a GoGo podcast #8! We don't stray too far from home this time. Join us as we do a soundseeing tour of an exhibit at the Museum of Art & History, Santa Cruz called "Material Terrain: A Sculptural Exploration of Landscape and Place." Please visit our blog at www.artagogo.com/blog for full show notes and links that we discuss during the show. Thanks for listening! Kathleen & Doug
Art a GoGo Podcast #36 - Art News + Gallery Player Please visit our blog at www.artagogo.com/blog for full show notes and links that we discuss during the show.
Please visit our blog at www.artagogo.com/blog for full show notes and links that we discuss during the show.
Story-Based Inquiry: A Manual for Investigative Journalists
Investigative Journalism means the unveiling of matters that are concealed either deliberately by someone in a position of power, or accidentally, behind a chaotic mass of facts and circumstances. This manual provides a guide to basic methods and techniques of investigative journalism and outlines the methods and skills applying to every step of the investigative process, from conception to research, writing, quality control and dissemination. The role media can play as a watchdog is indispensab
Elton John commemorates World AIDS Day
Dec. 01 - Sir Elton John lights the Sydney Opera House to commemorate World AIDS Day. John Russell reports.
A Computer Called Watson
[Recorded: November 15, 2011] In an historic event in February 2011, IBM's Watson computer competed on Jeopardy! against the TV quiz show's two biggest all-time champions. Watson is a computer running software called Deep QA, developed by IBM Research. While the grand challenge driving the project was to win on Jeopardy!, the broader goal of Watson was to create a new generation of technology that can find answers in unstructured data more effectively than standard search technology. Computer s
Life in the Universe: Finding Intelligence
Recorded on 11/29/11
Hugh Elliott (Anglo American), Dinah Rajak (Uni of Sussex) and Noshua Watson (IDS) are interviewed
Hugh Elliott (Head of Government Relations, Anglo American), Dinah Rajak (Researcher, University of Sussex) and Noshua Watson (Research Fellow, Globalisation Team, IDS) are interviewed on the seminar ‘Mining and conflict prevention: an insider’s view - Anglo American’s approach to conflict prevention and management’, held at IDS on the 29 November 2011 as part of the Business and Development Seminar Series.
[PURDUE MLSS] Graphical Models for the Internet by Alexander Smola (Part 8/8)
Lecture notes: http://learning.stat.purdue.edu/mlss/_media/mlss/smola.pdf Graphical Models for the Internet Information extraction from webpages, social networks, news and user interactions crucially relies on inferring the hidden parameters of interaction between entities. For instance, in factorization models for movie recommendation we are interested in the underlying hidden properties of users and movies respectively such as to suggest new movies. Likewise, when extracting topics from webp
EU could face downgrade "soon" if summit fails: S&P
Dec. 6 - John Chambers, Standard & Poor's Head of Sovereign Ratings, tells Reuters the ratings agency could act quickly if an upcoming EU summit doesn't alleviate concerns about the states' sovereign debt.
ISS Update - Dec. 5, 2011
The International Space Station video update for Dec. 5, 2011.
U.S. Day Ahead: Next stop for Geithner, France
Dec. 6 - U.S. Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner travels to Paris to meet with French President Nicolas Sarkozy amid tense talks over the region's debt woes.
I Am Diversity: Yoko Mori
The Darden School has as a core part of its mission to foster a diverse community that broadens understanding and elevates performance. We believe diversity is not captured purely in numbers or visual manifestations. Diversity is a combination of backgrounds, ideas and perspectives all shaped by our own unique experiences. It is most elegantly captured in the individual stories that make up the deep, textured fabric of a community. We invite you to hear our stories through this video series.
Logarithmic Functions - Problem 3 of 3
This video is a continuation and provides another example that demonstrates how to graph logarithmic functions. (5:00)
Properties of Logarithms - Problem 2 of 3
This video is a continuation and reviews the change of base theorem. It also provides examples of how to evaluate logarithms by switching to another base. (5:20)