LIGHT AS LANGUAGE
With the unlimited supply of electric light our surroundings very easily may be illuminated too strongly. Too much light is unpleasant for our eyes, and a high level of light in many cases disturbs the conception of form. Just as in a forest, we need shadows, contrasts and variation when we compose with light. If we focus on the term compose, it is natural to conceive our environment as a wholeness. In fact, this is not only aesthetically important, it is true in a physical context. Inspired by
The Evolution of God
In his new book, THE EVOlUTION OF GOD, bestselling author Robert Wright examines how the idea of God has changed through history. Wright sits down with Bill Moyers to discuss why he thinks the notion of God - real or not - is imperative to a moral society. And, Bill Moyers talks with two environmental activists who are disappointed in Obama's progress on climate change. Plus, a Bill Moyers essay on health care.Author(s):
Word 2010: Headers & Page Numbers
You can make your document look professional and polished by utilizing the header and footer sections.(3:36)
Music Video: HERO (Black History Month)
In honor of Black History Month in February, this video clip celebrates African American men and women who made valuable contributions to our country and the world. (4:34)
"Bitcoin + Azure + Traffic Light" Chris Walker, Friend of the Community and Blog, hardware geek extraordinaire, Matt Cavanagh bring us For Microsoft Build 2014, the Internet of Things team at Microsoft put together a very cool Netduino-powered traffic light. Here's what it looks like on the inside: Author(s):
Chris Walker, Friend of the Community and Blog, hardware geek extraordinaire, Matt Cavanagh bring us
For Microsoft Build 2014, the Internet of Things team at Microsoft put together a very cool Netduino-powered traffic light.
Here's what it looks like on the inside:
Authors at Google, Laura Arrillaga-Andreessen, "Giving 2.0"
The Authors@Google program presents Laura Arrillaga-Andreessen, author of "Giving 2.0: Transform Your Giving and Our World". Written for all readers of all income levels, ages, and backgrounds, Giving 2.0 is a guide to living a life of generosity that is socially impactful, emotionally rewarding, and rich with learning. The author not only shares her own experiences as a prominent young philanthropist, academic, and social innovator, but also tells the inspiring stories of how ordinary, generou
Yochi Dreazen on Mali, Terrorism and National Security
Yochi Dreazen on Mali, Terrorism and National Security
Tension Over Rice Prices in Zanzibar
Failing rice harvests on Zanzibar islands have prompted tension between the government and farmers, especially women farmers. Tanzanian journalist Josephat Mwanzi uncovered a side of Zanzibar that rarely is seen by tourists on the popular resort island. This report is part of Pulitzer Center-sponsored project "Tensions over Food Insecurity in Africa"
Tensions Over Food For Tomorrow
Tanzania's Maasai herders fear for their future as access to the land and trees they need to feed livestock shrinks. Tanzanian journalists Steve Martin Saning'o and Lukas Kariongi gained rare access to tell the story. This report is part of Pulitzer Center-sponsored project "Tensions over Food Insecurity in Africa"
Learn more: http://pulitzercenter.org/project/south-america-brazil-rio-de-janeiro-favelas-world-cup-soccer-construction-relocation-impoverished-families-lost-homes-culture-history-identity In recent months, protesters in Brazil have taken to the streets to oppose what they see as poor governance by the State, including mega-spending on projects of the FIFA World Cup. A group of activists in Rio de Janeiro are trying a new approach — called Occupy Cabral. This report is part of the Pulitzer C
Botswana: Outpours in the Thirstlands
Botswana's environment is naturally dry, semi-arid, and thirsty. But trends in climate, industry, and human demand threaten the delicate balance in the country of the Kalahari, also called "The Great Thirstland." This report is part of the Pulitzer Center sponsored project: "Botswana's Paradox: Diamonds and Water"
Annals of the Malaria War: Move over Angelina Jolie
Last year, the World Health Organization recommended the rollout as a method to curb some 655,000 malaria deaths per year. Now, Senegal, Mali, Chad, Nigeria, Niger and Togo are implementing the program, in which children take monthly doses of the anti-malarial medication, sulfadoxine-pyrimethamine and amodiaquine (SP+AQ). Science writer Amy Maxmen was in Mali and Senegal to meet with these scientists and observe the rollout of chemoprevention and the roadblocks it meets along the way. Miriam C
Journalist Jeff Bartholet on Tibetan Self-Immolations
Learn more: http://pulitzercenter.org/projects/tibet-burning-behind-the-wave-of-self-immolations In this project, journalist Jeffrey Bartholet looks at the human and political dimensions of the self immolations by Tibetan monks—their meaning, their possible impact, and the battle over who controls the narrative. He also explores the peculiar history of self-immolation, and the related debate among some Tibetan Buddhists about whether they constitute acceptable or unacceptable violence. This
Journalist Robin Hammond on Documenting Mental Health Across Africa
Learn more: http://pulitzercenter.org/projects/africa-liberia-sierra-leone-war-mental-health-illness-photographer-robin-hammond This chapter of "Condemned," a long-term photographic project by Hammond, documents the long-term mental health impacts of the conflicts in Liberia and Sierra Leone----illustrating that signing of peace agreements does not ensure an end to suffering. Report by Robin Hammond. This report is part of the Pulitzer Center sponsored project: "Condemned: Mental Health in Lib
Craig Welch on "Sea Change" in Indonesia
Pulitzer Center grantee and Seattle Times reporter Craig Welch shares his reporting from Indonesia on a community threatened by climate change and ocean acidification. This is part of "Sea Change: The Pacific's Perilous Turn," a special series produced by the Seattle Times in collaboration with the Pulitzer Center. See all the reporting: http://pulitzercenter.org/projects/ocean-acidification-marine-biodiversity-environmental-threats-global-warming
Cleaning Ghana's Streets: ZoomLion on the Ground in Agona
Learn more: http://pulitzercenter.org/projects/west-africa-ghana-water-sanitation-waste-management-public-environment-clean-streets-clogged-gutters Watch ZoomLion, Ghana's largest private waste management company, in action as it cleans Ghana's streets. Diksha Bali reports for the Pulitzer Center. This report is part of the Pulitzer Center sponsored project: "Waste Management in Ghana: It Takes Two"
Science on the Shuttle's Spacelab
NASA Public Affairs Officer Lori Meggs talks about the 30th anniversary of the Spacelab Program with Marshall Space Flight Center Deputy Director Teresa Vanhooser. Spacelab was a module inside the shuttle's payload bay where numerous science experiments were conducted. Vanhooser discusses how the missions were managed from Marshall and how it has paved the way for science on station today.
Spring Potential Energy Example (Mistake in math)
Instructor realizes he made a mistake and challenges viewers to find the right answer. A spring, a frozen loop-d-loop, and more! This video, which is suitable for high school students, starts with a black screen because the instructor, in his conversational tone, uses it as a 'chalkboard.' Instructor uses different colors for clarification. Run time 09:38.
Lawrence Bailey - Market Research Valedictory Lecture
Colleagues from both academia and business were present on 27 January 2011 for Lawrence Bailey's guest lecture on Market Segmentation, Qualitative Research and Conversations Across the Garden Wall. The garden wall of the lecture's title was Lawrence's metaphor for the potential divide between the two sectors. The lecture reflected Lawrence's career-long wish to get qualitative researchers in the commercial world to talk to their counterparts in the academic world, and vice versa. He discusse
School's in session for Prince William
More Breaking News: http://smarturl.it/BreakingNews Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe The heir to the British throne is taking classes at Cambridge University. Alicia Powell reports. Reuters tells the world's stories like no one else. As the largest international multimedia news provider, Reuters provides coverage around the globe and across topics including business, financial, national, and international news. For over 160 years, Reuters has maintained its reputation for speed,