Lecture by Ifeanyi Oganwu
Recorded Wednesday, October 26, 2011, and presented by CCA's Design and Craft Lecture Series, this lecture by Ifeanyi Oganwu (Expand Design Ltd.) took place in Timken Lecture Hall on the San Francisco campus. Info: 415.703.9563 or firstname.lastname@example.org Founded by Ifeanyi Oganwu in 2008, Expand Design Ltd. is a London-based studio engaging in architecture and furniture design by investigating the correlations between history, base materials, and opportunities presented by state-of-the-art fabr
Successful offshore delivery models within the IT services industry
Nneka Abulokwe is looking at how successful software service projects are delivered to the UK, Europe or America from offshore locations. By attempting to understand the issues faced by project managers outsourcing these services, her work is revealing the various challenges they face around around organisation, culture and communication. Profile: http://bit.ly/szPQXW
Frank Lloyd Wright's Taliesin West
Frank Lloyd Wright helped produce this documentary in the 1950s. It showcases his Taliesin West home and studio in Scottsdale, AZ. (11min)
Sinking of the Lusitania (1915)
The sinking of the Lusitania helped turn public opinion against Germany and helped to bring the U.S. into World War I. This animation is a recreation of the event.This is an early silent film with added music soundtrack. It is a splendid example of early documentary animation (with a dose of propaganda thrown in). (10min)
A Study of Negro Artists - (circa 1932)
This silent film was very progressive for its time and highlights Harlem Renaissance artists Richmond Barthe, James Latimer Allen, Palmer Hayden, Aaron Douglas, and Augusa Savage.Often, these artist supported themselves as laborers while spending their free time persuing their artistic passions. (15min)
John James Audubon
John James Audubon took his love and admiration of birds and brought the study and cataloging of animals to a new level. His life's work evolved in the Audubon Society which is strives to protect and show the beauty of nature. (30min)
Walt Disney Cartoon - Hitler's Children Education For Death
Preview advised. This is an old banned Walt Disney cartoon showing anti-Nazi propaganda in cartoon form. This ten-minute video is an excellent example of how a child's story can be used to convey a message.
Genghis Khan Documentary
A factual documentary on Genghis Khan(Temujin) is the basic message in this 7:36 long video. It is a student made video and provides the basics of his life. A brief overview of his most famous deeds.
Science & Sunglasses
Go inside a Zeiss facility in Northern Italy for a rare look at the
science and technology behind designing, testing and manufacturing
lenses for high-end sports performance sunglasses.
Running time 9:55 minutes. A good view to show how science can help athletes before better and also the importance of risk taking. The video is related to bike racing as well.
Testing the Robotic Hand
Designing a robotic hand that can match even some of the capabilities of the human hand is an engineering feat. But even that challenge can be met through an application of the basic problem solving strategies that every engineer learns. This video shows how it was designed, the importance of math, and the problem solving needed to create the arm.
Running time 2:46 minutes
What Makes a Rugby Champion?
In the style of a sports commentary, animated rugby players give advice for becoming a champion rugby player. Their advice is to begin training at a young age, eat healthy foods, practice often, and be encouraging to team members. ( 1:57)
Origami Proof of the Pythagorean Theorem
This video shows how folding paper can help students learn about the Pythagorean theorem. The video can be stopped to allow students to keep pace with the folding and explanation. (03:14)
Three Little Pigs - American WWII Propaganda
'Blitz Wolf' is an MGM cartoon directed by Tex Avery in 1942. It juxtaposes the Second World War with the famous tale of the three little pigs. The ten minute video can be used to show students how propaganda is used. Preview is recommended.
ISS Update - Nov. 28, 2011
The International Space Station video update for Nov. 28, 2011.
AOL ad revenues will stabilize by 2013, CEO says
Nov. 28 - AOL Chairman and CEO Tim Armstrong says metrics for his company are improving and that the stock will recover along with those fundamentals.
U.S. Day Ahead: Signs of house prices stabilizing
Reuters Correspondent Jason Lange says the S&P/Case-Shiller index looks like it could be settling with home prices possibly rising in 2012.
Too much demand, too little space: Chinese VOGUE
China’s booming luxury goods market means even the fashion industry’s flagship publication is working flat out to keep pace.
Want a successful merger? Be similar yet different enough
Companies frequently cite synergies as a motivation for mergers. However, research shows many related mergers do produce increased cash flows and new products.
Discovering hidden drug-drug interactions from adverse event reports
Presented by Nicholas Tatonetti
Presented by Jonathan Sellors