The purpose of this video-based Fluency assessment of an eight ye
ROM hackers, translators, and Japanese Games
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Concordia communications professor Mia Consalvo discusses her research into the community of fan translators who exist on the fringes of the global video game industry.
Consalvo will present her discussion, Unintended Travel: ROM Hackers and Fan Translations of Japanese Videogames, at the President's Conference Series, a three-day event that will take place from February 4 to February 6, 2012.
The fifth edition of the President's Conference
Open Classroom - 1/25/12 #4 David Warner
Food and American Society an Urban Perspective
Topic for 1/25/12: Local and Global
Timothy Griffin, Director of the Agriculture, Food and Environment Program, Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy Tufts University — "Regional Food Systems: A View from the Northeast US"
David Warner, Founder/Owner, City Feed
Jenn Abelson, Business Reporter, The Boston Globe
The Open Classroom Policy Series is a graduate-level public policy seminar that is open to the public. Each semester
Explores the extraordinary legacy of Thomas Jefferson as a founding father, farmer, slaveholder, scholar, diplomat, and the third president of the U.S. Learn about his country estate and family, his efforts to reform politics and law in Virginia, his influence on the creation of our federal government, his commitment to exploring and claiming western lands, his vast library, and more. See 150 items, including documents he relied on when drafting the Declaration of Independence.
Advances in nanotechnology
In this podcast, Professor Moriarty discusses nanotechnology, and how it has led to a convergence of the traditional sciences. He talks about the commercial applications of nanotechnology such as hard disk technology in laptops, stain free materials and fabrics, self-cleaning windows and advanced water filtration.
He also touches on some of the myths about nanotechnology as well as some of the real dangers of Nanotechnology and the steps governments are taking to regulate it.
Difference Quotients - Problem 3 of 3
This video is a continuation and presents an example that demonstrates how to calculate and simplify a difference quotient that involves a radical function. (2:27)
Elementary functions include rational functions, exponential functions, basic polynomials, absolute values, and the square root function. This video introduces these functions and explains how to recognize their graphs. This will be especially useful when doing transformations. (1:39)
Steve Jobs Was No Innovator — He Was Better
Over the past few months since his unfortunate passing, the media has consistently praised Steve Jobs for his many talents. Frequently, he has been described as one of history's greatest innovators, standing shoulder to shoulder with the likes of Einstein, Da Vinci, and the Wright brothers. While such statements about Jobs's talents are not false, they certainly miss the point.
SFSP Lille 2011 – Sciences et société en Europe : développer une expertise partagée
Titre : SFSP Lille 2011 – Sciences et société en Europe : développer une expertise partagée
Intervenant(s) : Yves Charpak, Directeur des Etudes et de la Prospective à l’EFS, Membre du Bureau de la SFSP,
Expert auprès du programme « Sciences et Société » de la Commission Européenne
Résumé : Le congrès 2011 de la SFSP est centré sur les expertises en santé publique. Son but est de contribuer à clarifier les différentes définitions de l’expertise e
Rainbow Leaf Beetle--An Overview
This short video gives excellent real life, close up footage of a Rainbow Leaf Beetle. The rainbow leaf beetle is arguably one of the most beautiful beetles in Britain. Its common name refers to the longitudinal bands of green, purple and red on the wing cases or 'elytra'. Males are generally smaller and more slender than females. This is a great resource to help build background knowledge and to help make real world connections between nature and the classroom. (Less Than 2 Minutes)
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