Leadership and Disruptive Technologies - Thomas Prescott (Align Technology)
Thomas Prescott, CEO of medical device manufacturer Align Technology, discusses disruptive product innovation and leadership in the medical device industry. Prescott shares the company's story, including insights on the launch of their signature product, the Invisalign orthodontic system. He also discusses operational trends and the need for sound analysis of financing, product execution, and business development tactics.
Star Library: Regression on the Rebound
This activity is an advanced version of the “Keep your eyes on the ball” activity by Bereska, et al. (1999). Students should gain experience with differentiating between independent and dependent variables, using linear regression to describe the relationship between these variables, and drawing inference about the parameters of the population regression line. Each group of students collects data on the rebound heights of a ball dropped multiple times from each of several different heights.
Go Mobile with C# and Xamarin | Build 2014 The mobile revolution has seen an onslaught of new requirements for modern developers. Apps have to be fast, they have to be everywhere, but they also have to be native - all features that are accounted for in the foundations of .NET. The unique combination of great tools, great language features, and a runtime that excels at surfacing native APIs has brought about a C# Renaissance. This talk will explore how today's mobile landscape plays to the strengths of C#, and will explore the possibil
The mobile revolution has seen an onslaught of new requirements for modern developers. Apps have to be fast, they have to be everywhere, but they also have to be native - all features that are accounted for in the foundations of .NET. The unique combination of great tools, great language features, and a runtime that excels at surfacing native APIs has brought about a C# Renaissance. This talk will explore how today's mobile landscape plays to the strengths of C#, and will explore the possibil
Risky Business: Analysis from an Engineering Perspective - Elisabeth Paté-Cornell (Stanford Univers
Don't set sail without thinking first: this sage advice sums up risk analysis for Elisabeth Paté-Cornell, department chair of Management Science and Engineering at Stanford University. She explains that risk assessment involves the study of scenarios, probabilities, and consequences. A risk analyst uses logic and statistics to makes sense of uncertainties and provides possible solutions to derail disaster. While some events force quick thinking, most can be avoided with a little forethought. Af
Fall 2009 Quarter Roundup: What Did We Learn? - Steve Blank (Serial Entrepreneur)
Stanford instructor and seasoned serial entrepreneur Steve Blank looks back at the commonalities and quirks of the quarter's previous speakers. Blank outlines a thorough checklist of questions and analysis helpful to any new enterprise leader, and offers insight and case studies from industry giants and new technology plays alike.
Argumentation and Communication, Fall 2002
A writing practicum associated with 11.200 and 11.205 that focuses on helping students present their ideas in cogent, persuasive arguments and other analytical frameworks. Reading and writing assignments and other exercises stress the connections between clear thinking, critical reading, and effective writing. This course examines the principles and practices of clear and effective communication in addressing public issues and policies. It aims to help students plan, organize, and present their
Histology, cardiac muscle x100, (direct/above view)
Histology, cardiac muscle x100, (direct/above view). Rat dissection stills taken from FARID (Functional Anatomy of the Rat [Interactive Dissection]). This resource was authored by Megan Quentin-Baxter and David Dewhurst, with Graham Irving and Stephen Mera at Leeds Metropolitan University.
Banks' Liquidity and Profitability Conflict
An analysis of the conflict between liquidity and profitability with which banks have to contend.
Building Trust Across Cultures
Do you trust with your head or with your heart? There is a big difference between cultures when it comes to building trust, and not understanding that can put a business relationship in peril.
Is Innovation Withering on the Vine? - Judy Estrin (JLabs)
JLabs LLC CEO and author Judy Estrin puts the processes and philosophies of innovation under the microscope. Her current analysis indicates that we're short-changing the business arena and culture at large, as we've stopped planting the seeds for true, monumental invention and problem-solving.
Xna0110-Polymorphism Based on Overloaded Methods
R.G. (Dick) Baldwin
Learn that overloaded methods have the same name and different formal argument lists; that the word polymorphism means something like one name, many forms; that polymorphism manifests itself in […]
BI 101 - "Chapter 7" (Foster)
Lecture by Laurie Foster on Feb 17, 2014.
Giant digital eyes watch over pedestrians
Full story: http://www.newscientist.com/article/dn25920 Gaze deep into the shop windows to the digital soul and discover something about your media-age emotions
18. The Underwater Spaceship (That’s Amore!)
This time, we’ll take you to one of the most exotic vacation destinations you’ll ever hear about! – Our friend and VIP Member Mark, who is an architect from New Zealand, sent us this very interesting article about a luxurious underwater hotel that is currently being built in Dubai. – Sounds amazing, right? – Just [...]
STEM and People with Disabilities
Faculty, students and professionals encourage careers in science, technology, engineering and mathematics for people with disabilities.
8. Programming Abstractions Lecture 8
computer, science, technology, software engineering, c++, programming, language, lecture, 8, recursion, functional recursion, palindrome, binary search
15. Programming Abstractions Lecture 15
computer, science, technology, software engineering, c++, programming, language, lecture, 15, algorithms, analysis, big-o, sorting, recurrences, mergesort, quicksort
13. Programming Abstractions Lecture 13
computer, science, technology, software engineering, c++, programming, language, lecture, 13, linked lists, lists, recursive data, algorithm analysis, big-o, big o, recursion, parameter, array, order, sorted
09 Fashion Victims
The media is being used as a convenient scapegoat for the development of eating disorders. This is the view of Professor Kenneth Nunn from Sydney University, Australia who will be speaking at the ninth in a series of debates on topical issues in psychiatry at the Institute of Psychiatry. He will argue that evidence suggests that the onset of an eating disorder has little to do with the media and everything to do with individual biological and psychological vulnerabilities. Vehemently opposing