Professor Morris of the Department of Human Biology (Faculty of Health Sciences, UCT) presented this talk for
Talks @ Pulitzer: Bangladesh Factory Workers - Rights and Reforms
A year after the Rana Plaza factory collapse in Bangladesh, garment factories are being inspected. But even the well-lit ones with workers paid above minimum wage still have problems, including a lack of emergency exits. This is the kind of violation that should shut down a factory until fixed, except that in Bangladesh today, inspectors have no enforcement authority: they merely make recommendations.
Pulitzer Center grantees Jason Motlagh and Ken Weiss are joined by Sajeda Amin, senior associa
A Design Methodological Framework for Interactive Architecture
Interactive architecture is a fairly recent phenomenon enabled through new materials and technologies. Through experimentation architects are coping with questions of changeability, adaptability, and interaction. However, there are no comprehensive design methods to support this type of architecture. In this paper we aim to bring together methods that can support the design of interactive architecture. The methods are ordered in a methodological framework that provides an overview of possible ap
To Master a Tool
The tool here is the computer or to be precise, a unit that includes the computer, the peripherals and the software needed to fulfill a task. These tools are getting very sophisticated and user interfaces extremly friendly, therefore it is very easy to become the slave of such electronic tools and reach self satisfaction with strait forward results and attractive images. In order to master and not to become slaves of sophisticated tools, a very solid knowledge of related fields or domains of app
Civic Media Lunch: "Digital Initiatives at The Boston Globe"
Jeff Moriarty is responsible for strategy, design and development of digital products at The Boston Globe, including Boston.com and the recent launch of BostonGlobe.com in 2011.
The subscription-based BostonGlobe.com was recently awarded the best newspaper with over 1 million users by Editor & Publisher and Best Use of Technology by The Massachusetts Innovation & Technology Exchange for its multi-platform responsive design and HTML 5 features.
Jeff joined The Boston Glob
Learn French - Les Endroits (Places)
Learn French by learning the names for French places. The images and words appear on the screen as they are being said. For beginning French learners.
AutoCAD 3D : Basisoefening
Dit is een oefening in het overtekenen van eenvoudige onderdelen. De leerlingen leren de onderdelen in 3D te extruderen.
DMC 2014 Bernie's Famous Crawfish Boil (English Version)
This 30 second public service announcement was used to promote the 2014 Del Mar College Bernie's Famous Crawfish Boil fundraising event. The proceeds from this event are used for Del Mar College student scholarships. The event is sponsored by the Del Mar College Foundation
The Jepson Leadership Forum presents Emily Nussbaum
Emily Nussbaum, television critic for The New Yorker, discusses "From "I Love Lucy' to 'Breaking Bad': How Ambitious Modern Television Rebelled Against Formula by Exploding It" as part of the Jepson Leadership Forum's 2013-14 lecture series. Nov. 6, 2013
Evaluation of 'Business Enterprise' Module
This report outlines a process of evaluation for a business enterprise module. This exploratory research investigates the impact of 'contextual' based evaluation of enterprise education curricula
Whispers Listening Game
This game really tests listening and speaking skills and encourages teamwork. To make it more enjoyable, add a competitive element. Split the class into teams, and the team that more closely matches the original phrase scores a point. Children in the video demonstrate how to play the game. (04:57)
9.357 Special Topics in Vision Science (MIT)
An advanced seminar on issues of current interest in human and machine vision. Topics vary from year to year. This year, the class will involve studying the perception of materials. Participants discuss current literature as well as their ongoing research. Topics are tackled from multiple standpoints, including optics, psychophysics, computer graphics and computer vision.
Pamela Duncan Edwards (The Worrywarts)
Pamela Duncan Edwards often teams up with illustrator Henry Cole to create alliterative children's books like "Some Smug Slug." Author's talking head, with subtitles in English. (8:33)