In conversation with Nancy Pelosi [Audio]
Speaker(s): Nancy Pelosi | Nancy Pelosi is the Democratic Leader of the House of Representatives. From 2007 to 2011, she served as the first woman Speaker of the House and is also the first woman in American history to lead a major political party in Congress. Leader Pelosi has led House Democrats for a decade and has represented San Francisco in Congress for 25 years. Pelosi led the Congress in passing historic health insurance reform, key investments in college aid, clean energy and innovati
Rick Atkinson: 2013 National Book Festival
Rick Atkinson appears at the 2013 Library of Congress National Book Festival. Speaker Biography: A three-time Pulitzer Prize winner, Rick Atkinson has received plaudits for both his contemporary reportage as well as his historical writing. Atkinson has been a reporter for The Kansas City Times and The Washington Post. His first book was "The Long Gray Line: The American Journey of West Point's Class of 1966. Time magazine and The Washington Post both labeled the book "brilliant." In 2002, Atki
Suzy Lee: 2013 National Book Festival
Suzy Lee appears at the 2013 Library of Congress National Book Festival. Speaker Biography: Award-winning picture and book illustrator Suzy Lee is this year's National Book Festival poster artist. Lee was born in Seoul, South Korea, and her books have been published internationally in many languages. In 2010 her book "Shadow" was selected as a Best Illustrated Children's Book by The New York Times. "Wave" was chosen in 2008 as a Best Children's Book by both School Library Journal and Publisher
Susan Cooper: 2013 National Book Festival
Susan Cooper appears at the 2013 Library of Congress National Book Festival. Speaker Biography: Susan Cooper is the author of the classic five-book series "The Dark Is Rising," which won a Newbery Medal, a Newbery Honor Award and two Carnegie Honor Awards. Cooper has also received the Margaret A. Edwards Award from the American Library Association for a "significant and lasting contribution to young adult literature." Born in England, Cooper was a reporter and feature writer for the London Sund
Pre-Concert Conversation with Nico Muhly & Daniel Hope
Violinist Daniel Hope and pianist Jeffrey Kahane join composer Nico Muhly for a pre-concert conversation. Speaker Biography: Nico Muhly is an American contemporary classical music composer and arranger, who has worked and recorded with classical and pop/rock musicians. He currently lives in the Lower East Side section of Manhattan in New York City. Speaker Biography: Daniel Hope is a British classical violinist. He was born in South Africa and now lives in Vienna, Austria. Speaker Biograph
Mairead Corrigan on what inspires her
Nobel Peace Prize laureate Mairead Corrigan speaks about what inspires her.
Maximilien Robespierre, biography
A video showing part of Robespierre's biography- Background music in French (Pop) (Amateur video)
Science of the Winter Olympic Games: Science of Snow
By: nsf Snow is an essential part of the 2014 Olympics. How it's formed and how it reacts has been studied by scientists for centuries and continues to this day. Sarah Konrad, a former Winter Olympian who is also a glaciologist at the University of Wyoming, along with Cort Anastasio, a chemistry professor at the University of California, Davis, discuss how humidity and temperature help form snow. Provided by the National Science Foundation
9.70 Social Psychology (MIT)
This course examines interpersonal and group dynamics, considers how the thoughts, feelings, and actions of individuals are influenced by (and influence) the beliefs, values, and practices of large and small groups. Learning occurs through a combination of lectures, demonstrations and in-class activities complemented by participation in small study groups and completion of homework assignments.
Jeff Gold Inaugural Lecture - The Leader's Conundrum or 'You cannot lift yourself up by your own shi
The aim of the lecture will be to do demonstrate the need to challenge continuing traditional images of leaders, often depicted at the apex of things, on top of a hill or at the centre of a complex web of activity. I will argue that those nominated as leaders MUST become aware of what I will call the leader's conundrum and complement their inspiration with 99 x perspiration. To appreciate this call, attendees to the lecture as respectfully asked to do the following just before the lecture: a.
Virtual Maths, Brick Density - Water Displacement method
Presentation explaining how to calculate the density of a brick using water displacement method.
Virtual Maths - 2D Shapes, rectangle
Interactive simulation demonstrating calculation of area of a rectangle
Virtual Maths - 2D Shapes, triangle
Interactive simulation demonstrating calculation of area of a triangle
Professor Germaine Greer - An Insight - Full Interview
Warning: Explicit Content Professor Germaine Greer delivered the 2010 Winifred Mercier public lecture at Leeds Met on Tuesday March 23. Born in Melbourne and educated in Australia and at Cambridge University, Professor Greer's first book, The Female Eunuch (1969), took the world by storm and remains one of the most influential texts of the feminist movement. She has had a distinguished academic career in Britain and the USA and makes regular appearances in print and other media as a broadcast
Virtual Maths - Numbers, Geometry 3D shapes
Diagrams and forumulas for calculating area and volume of 3D shapes cube, cuboid, cylinder, sphere, hemisphere, triangular prism, frustrum, cone, pyramid
The second Space symposium- learning spaces
This presentation discusses the various elements that deem enterprise education spaces as fit for purpose
Steps in Long Division
This video shows students performing a rap, accompanied by hand motions, which lists the steps of long division. A division problem is then solved step-by-step to demonstrate the steps. ( 1:19)
Host Marcia Alvar speaks with Temple Grandin, an animal scientist whose autism has been both a hindrance and a gift. Her first book, Emergence: Labeled Autistic (1986), tells about autism from the inside. Her latest book, Thinking in Pictures, tells how she uses visual thinking in her scientific work. She also relates her experiences teaching others about autism, especially actor Dustin Hoffman, for his role as an autistic savant in Rain Man.
Experimentally Graphing Uniformly Accelerated Motion
We experimentally determine the position, velocity and acceleration as a function of time for a street hockey puck that is sliding and slowing down. Is it uniformly accelerated motion?
0:16 Experimental graph of position as a function of time
0:43 Deciding what the graph of velocity as a function of time ideally should be
1:35 Experimental graph of velocity as a function of time
2:11 Deciding what the graph of acceleration as a function o
New "Kinect Interaction with WPF" Pluralsight course As you know (I know, I know, I've said this before) I usual don't highlight commercial projects, but you can get a free 14 day trial and when something like this is done by a Friend of the Gallery, well. And this makes this week a kind of Kinect with WPF series too. Today, we're highlighting with work of András Velvárt and his new Kinect Pluralsight course...
As you know (I know, I know, I've said this before) I usual don't highlight commercial projects, but you can get a free 14 day trial and when something like this is done by a Friend of the Gallery, well. And this makes this week a kind of Kinect with WPF series too.
Today, we're highlighting with work of András Velvárt and his new Kinect Pluralsight course...