U.S. Day Ahead: SAC's Steven Cohen goes for damage control
Nov 27 - Wednesday is all about hedge fund superstar Steve Cohen and how he'll reassure the world SAC Capital's $14 billion dollar business is squeaky clean when the firm holds a call with investors.
Market Pulse: Greece deal seen likely, markets cautious
Nov. 26 - Greece is expected to get its next aid tranche. Among the biggest stock decliners are European banks - Barclays shares down as Qatar cashes in on warrants.
Interview with L.S. Asekoff
Grace Cavalieri interviews L.S. Asekoff for the Library's Poet and the Poem Series. Speaker Biography: L.S. Asekoff has published four books of poetry: Dreams of a Work (1994) and North Star (1997) with Orchises Press, and The Gate of Horn (2010) and the verse novella Freedom Hill (2011) with TriQuarterly/Northwestern University Press. His poems have appeared in such magazines as The New Yorker, American Poetry Review, and Ninth Letter, and he has received awards from the New York Foundation fo
Dipper Mouth Blues
Thomas Brothers discusses Louis Armstrong, composer of King Oliver's "Dipper Mouth Blues." Speaker Biography: Thomas Brothers is professor of music at Duke University. For captions, transcript, and more information visit http://www.loc.gov/today/cyberlc/feature_wdesc.php?rec=5624.
SWIB12- Culturegraph Authorities
By: SWIB SWIB12- Culturegraph Authorities Markus Geipel, German Nationsl Library (DNB)
SWIB12 - Enrichment of Library Authority files by LInked Open Datat Sources
By: SWIB SWIB12 - Enrichment of Library Authority files by LInked Open Datat Sources, Gerd Zechmeister, Helmut Nagy, Semantic Web Company GmbH
SWIB12 - First Insights into the Library Track of the OAEI
By: SWIB SWIB12 - First Insights into the Library Track of the OAEI Dominique Ritze, Mannheim University Library
Climate Change Impacts and Adaptation in the Semi-Arid Tropics
By: UP Los Baños Plenary talk by Dr. William D. Dar, Director General, International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics (ICRISAT). Delivered during the International Conference on Climate Change Impacts and Adaptation for Food and Environmental Security, November 21-22, 2012 at SEARCA, UPLB, College, Laguna, Philippines.
VUCast: Meningitis Mystery Solved
This Week on VUCast, Vanderbilt’s online newscast: How Vanderbilt solved the deadly fungal meningitis mystery Which Vandy alum is now starring on network TV! Bowl game countdown is on!
Fidel Castro - Mini Bio
This is a mini-bio from The Biography Channel about Fidel Castro. Cuban dictator Fidel Castro was born near Biran in August 13, 1926. In
1959 he used guerilla warfare to successfully overthrow Cuban leader
Batista and was sworn in as Prime Minister of Cuba, remaining so until
his presidency in 1976. As prime minister, Castro's government
established covert military and economic relations with the Soviet
Union, leading to the Cuban Missile. (04:27)
Train the Trainer - Icebreaker - FINAL
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Grandson of Mexican Revolutionary Emiliano Zapata
This is a short excerpt from the documentary: "The Storm That Swept Mexico" that is respectably entitled Morelos: Land of Zapata. It provides some beautiful shots of Morelos, historical commentary, and a heartfelt exchange with the grandson of Emiliano Zapata concerning the state of affairs for farmers in Mexico. (01:54)
INFO2009 2012-13 Resource Group 13
INFO2009 2012-13 Resource Group 13
Game Changers: Mark Cerny with EA's Rich Hilleman
[Recorded: November 7, 2012] Mark Cerny is one of gaming's most influential designers, a true "game changer." He's received the International Game Developers Association's Lifetime Achievement Award, as well as been inducted into the Academy of Interactive Arts & Sciences' Hall of Fame. Mark Cerny joined Atari at the age of 17, and in a career spanning over thirty years has worked variously as a game designer, programmer, producer and business executive. His first major success was the classic
Egyptian Collection at the Pitt Rivers Museum
Colloquia Week 4 HT11: Egyptian Collection at the Pitt Rivers Museum.
This site is intended as a record of the political history, biography and achievements of John Major who was British Prime Minster from 1990-97. It provides a biography of the man, and an overview of the key political events during his administration from 1990-97. Also available are a small number of transcripts of his speeches, including his resignation speech, the full-text of the Conservative Party election manifestoes of 1992 and 1997 and a set of links to related Internet sites.
Disappearing Glass Rods
In this optics activity, learners discover how they can make glass objects "disappear." Learners submerge glass objects like stirring rods into a beaker of Wesson oil to explore how the principles of reflection and refraction affect what we see. Use this activity as a demonstration or allow learners to experiment on their own.
Profile: Lalit Modi, Architect of Indian Premier League Autonomous mechanisms in architectural design systems
Hear insights from one of India's most successful entrepreneurs - Lalit Modi, Architect of the Indian Premier League.
The development of architectural design systems that describe fully the form, structure and behaviour of a design relies heavily on the incorporation of intelligence in the representations, analyses, transformations and transactions used by the computer. Traditionally such intelligence takes either of two forms. The first is a methodical framework that guides actions supported by the design system (usually in a top-down fashion). The second is local, intelligence mechanisms that resolve discrete
Autonomous mechanisms in architectural design systems