6.895 Theory of Parallel Systems (SMA 5509) (MIT)
6.895 covers theoretical foundations of general-purpose parallel computing systems, from languages to architecture. The focus is on the algorithmic underpinnings of parallel systems. The topics for the class will vary depending on student interest, but will likely include multithreading, synchronization, race detection, load balancing, memory consistency, routing networks, message-routing algorithms, and VLSI layout theory. The class will emphasize randomized algorithms and probabilistic an
21L.002-3 Foundations of Western Culture II: Modernism (MIT)
This course comprises a broad survey of texts, literary and philosophical, which trace the development of the modern world from the seventeenth to the early twentieth century. Intrinsic to this development is the growth of individualism in a world no longer understood to be at the center of the universe. The texts chosen for study exemplify the emergence of a new humanism, at once troubled and dynamic in comparison to the old. The leading theme of this course is thus the question
15.347 Doctoral Seminar in Research Methods I (MIT)
This course is designed to lay the foundations of good empirical research in the social sciences. It does not deal with specific techniques per se, but rather with the assumptions and the logic underlying social research. Students become acquainted with a variety of approaches to research design, and are helped to develop their own research projects and to evaluate the products of empirical research.
MAS.962 The Nature of Constructionist Learning (MIT)
This course examines the philosophical and theoretical foundations of constructionism as a paradigm for formulating and evaluating new theories for learning and approaches to education. One of the goals of this course is to help new learning researchers situate their work within the constructionist framework through readings and projects that will focus on the rich interplay between the process of knowledge construction and the development and co-evolution of ideas, learners, tools, and contexts
A Common Word: Panel Three: The Role of International NGOs in a Pluralistic World
In the third Panel of day 2 of a Common Word, panelists talk about the role of faith in informing the work and missions of international NGO's. How are traditional theological foundations for love of neighbor interpreted and applied in response to neighbors in today?s global community? In what ways has this understanding informed Muslim-Christian relations in the work of major international NGOs?
15.220 Global Strategy and Organization (MIT)
Companies today confront an increasing array of choices regarding markets, locations for key activities, outsourcing and ownership modes, and organization and processes for managing across borders. This course provides students with the conceptual tools necessary to understand and work effectively in today's interconnected world by developing strategic perspectives that link this changing environment, the state of the global industry, and the capabilities and position of the firm. The goal of th
24.222 Decisions, Games, and Rational Choice (MIT)
Foundations and philosophical applications of Bayesian decision theory, game theory and theory of collective choice. Why should degrees of belief be probabilities? Is it always rational to maximize expected utility? If so, why and what is its utility? What is a solution to a game? What does a game-theoretic solution concept such as Nash equilibrium say about how rational players will, or should, act in a game? How are the values and the actions of groups, institutions and societies related to th
Getting Started: 09 Multitrack mixing
Learn how to mix sound using multitrack files. Raise the volume of dialog and reduce background noise. Use the Mute, Solo, and Pan buttons.
Statue of Liberty Unknown
This video is about the Statue of Liberty and about history. Who did the statue came from, what does it mean, and much more!
Introduction #06 - Giant Steps - Lesson Guide
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CoMotion Dance Theater Fall 2010 Recital
http://www.youtube.com/user/StPetersburgCollege Enjoy watching the video of our Fall 2010 Dance Concert held at the Clearwater Arts Auditorium in November. CoMotion Dance Theater is the resident dance company at St. Petersburg College and is locally recognized for their professional quality performances. Established in 1985, CoMotion is under the co-direction of Nancy Feagans-Smith and Cynthia Hennessy. The dance company gives two on-campus and five to six off-campus dance concerts per year. S
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Law, Disorder, and Philadelphia's Police Advisory Board
Dr. Nicole Maurantonio's talk explores the ways in which news discourse surrounding the 1964 riots in Philadelphia ultimately led to the undermining of the city's precedent-setting Police Advisory Board. She argues that the unintentional effect of local print coverage of the riots was to provide a language of police paralysis that provided fodder for law and order advocates throughout the city. For more information on Dr. Maurantonio visit http://rhetoric.richmond.edu/faculty/nmaurant/
Mid-Atlantic Regional Ethics Bowl Semi-Final UNC vs. UMBC
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and the University of Maryland, Baltimore County teams compete during the semi-final round of the Mid-Atlantic Regional Ethics Bowl Competition at the Jepson School of Leadership Studies. November 20, 2010
Information Literacy Unit 4: Using Reference Sources
This unit will help you appreciate the range of materials and the different information contained within them. As you work through the different tasks you will be able to identify and use the best sources for the information that you require.
The Town Before the Town
An early plantation slumbers beneath Williamsburg's streets and foundations.
What performance indicators become prevalent in a recession? International Security in a Networked World: An speech by the Honorable William Hague, M.P., Secreta The Canon's revenge
Rob Goffee, Professor of Organisational Behaviour at London Business School discusses what the most common performance indicators are during a downturn, including the 'soft' indicators such as enjoying your job
U.K. Foreign Secretary William Hague talks about the changing face of security in an increasingly multilateral and networked world.
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International Security in a Networked World: An speech by the Honorable William Hague, M.P., Secreta
The Canon's revenge