Chancellor Red Wilson on funding for liberal arts building
A $45.5-million investment by the Ontario government will allow McMaster to build a major new liberal arts building that will be used by more than half the entire student body and improve access to education for under-represented groups such as Aboriginal people, Crown wards and first-generation students. Read more: http://dailynews.mcmaster.ca/story.cfm?id=8082
Human Rights Day 2013: Rights of Refugees
In celebration of Human Rights Day, the Law Library of Congress hosted a panel discussion on refugee rights. Speaker Biography: Peter Roudik is director of the Global Legal Research Center at the Library of Congress. Speaker Biography: Olivia Bueno is associate director of the International Refugee Rights Initiative. Speaker Biography: Linda Rabben is a developmental editor at the US Institute of Peace in Washington, D.C. Speaker Biography: George Sadek is senior legal information analy
NEAR views the Asteroid Eros (true color)
Views of the asteroid Eros generated by data from the laser range finder. The 3-D model was generated from laser range finder data and the color was applied based on color images.
Japanese Dogs … happy or not?
From man-about-Osaka, Urano-san: In Japan, we often see people taking a walk with their dogs. Almost all the dogs wear very colorful clothes. Why is this? Sometimes owners walk with their dogs in their arms or transport them in a baby carriage, which looks very humorous to me. Every owner carries some bags and papers [...]
What to Do if You Think Your Child Is Being Bullied
Dr. Jim Sears gives tips on what you can do if you think your child is being bullied, such as talking to your child, observing them, and getting them comfortable to talk with you is the purpose of this short video. This is a good video for parents. (01:21)
Relationship between e-Science and HPC
Discusses the relationship between e-Science and HPC communities and the impact that differences in culture have for the adoption of e-Infrastructure services for research.
Two More Things to Worry About
In customary, loose-limbed form, Arnold Barnett reprises two of his favorite themes: improvements to the U.S. Electoral College, and aviation safety.
First up, Barnett’s suggested fix for national elections, which through the “fun-house mirror” of the Electoral College, permit winner-take-all results. His
Energy and Emissions Logging in Road Vehicles
Soon, after checking under the hood and kicking the tires, we will be scanning our car’s on-board diagnostic system (OBD). Sanjay Sarma has been investigating ways to take advantage of a car’s sensor bus, the module that records and conveys information about the vehicle’s components and systems. Sarma hopes to make the OBD in
Formalizing Production and Cost Curves - Microeconomic Analysis
Microeconomic Analysis - Spring 2006. Resource allocation and price determination. By the end of the semester, students should know the basic theory, models, and results of the topics covered. They should be able to use this knowledge to answer questions and analyze real-world situations. They should also be able to identify which theory or model is appropriate to analyze a particular question and explain why their answers are correct in intuitive, as well as mathematical, terms.
6.830 Database Systems (MIT)
This course relies on primary readings from the database community to introduce graduate students to the foundations of database systems, focusing on basics such as the relational algebra and data model, schema normalization, query optimization, and transactions. It is designed for students who have taken 6.033 (or equivalent); no prior database experience is assumed, though students who have taken an undergraduate course in databases are encouraged to attend.
Video in het onderwijs Door de technologische ontwikkelingen is het maken en publiceren van video erg eenvoudig geworden en is video is niet meer weg te denken uit ons leven. Ook in het onderwijs staat het gebruik van video in de belangstelling, maar toch wordt …
Door de technologische ontwikkelingen is het maken en publiceren van video erg eenvoudig geworden en is video is niet meer weg te denken uit ons leven. Ook in het onderwijs staat het gebruik van video in de belangstelling, maar toch wordt …
Videolinks Engelstalige website met links voor video. Je komt er heel wat interessante links tegen: ondertiteling, gratis documentaires, universal multimedia player, educatieve video's, NGO video, VIZZI verder kijken, ...
Engelstalige website met links voor video. Je komt er heel wat interessante links tegen: ondertiteling, gratis documentaires, universal multimedia player, educatieve video's, NGO video, VIZZI verder kijken, ...
Science, Faith and Postmodernism
Prof. Roger Trigg : Course
Revd Dr John Polkinghorne : Course
The Fallacy of Scientism as a Worldview
Prof. Mikael Stenmark : Course
A Life in Science
Prof. Sir Brian Heap : Course
El Nino Sea Surface Height Anomaly: January 1997 through August 1998
Sea surface height anomaly during El Nino. Red is higher than normal while blue is lower than normal.
Myths and Truths in Science and Religion: A Historical Perspective
Prof. Ronald Numbers : Lecture