MIT Political Science Distinguished Speaker Series: Forum on Rebuilding the American Economy - 15 Se
The Political Science Distinguished Speaker Series is designed to bring together faculty, students, local business leaders, state economic officials, and, most importantly, MIT technology and policy thinkers. The emphasis for the first forum, co-hosted by Political Science Department and the newly commissioned Production in the Innovative Economy (PIE) group, is "Rebuilding the American Economy." Several leading MIT faculty will review a series of manufacturing topics, after which Ron Bloom, fo
A Wildlife Refuge Indicator Species
Indicator species are used as an early warning of pollution or degradation in an ecosystem. This video can be used as part of science lesson and/or a career lesson. The species are shown.
Running time 1:51 minutes
Introduction to the concept of musical literacy in the form of graphic notation.
Freed American hikers arrive in Oman
Sept. 21 - Shane Bauer and Josh Fattal, the U.S. men convicted of spying in Iran, landed in Oman following their release from jail. Deborah Lutterbeck reports.
Manitoba History 6-2
I'm Not in Range
In this role-playing activity, students learn how cellular phone service works, its advantages and its limitations. Students also learn about the advantages and limitations of satellite phone service. Phone communication involves many aspects of science, math and engineering, and this activity conveys to students how these technologies help people to stay better connected. Students use what they learn to understand what communication options might be available for Maya and her parents, Spacewoma
Obama's previous advisers stood in the way: Suskind
Barack Obama's advisers during the 2008 financial crisis had great influence over the U.S. president's decisions during that time, sometimes even standing in the way of them, says "Confidence Men" author, Ron Suskind.
Alexander the Great
This seven-minute video is about Alexander III of Macedon Alexander, the son of Macedonian King Phillip II and his early life and later achievements. A good overview that would benefit from a map and timeline.
El Nino Sea Surface Height and Temp Anomalies Wrapped to a Globe: January 1997 through December 1997
El Nino sea surface temperature and anomalies in the Pacific mapped to a globe for January 1997 through December 1997. (Wind anomalies stop at October 1997)
Viewing the HALOE Instrument on UARS
The Halogen Occultation Experiment, HALOE, was designed to carefully monitor hydrogen fluoride and hydrogen chloride, byproducts of CFC destruction in the stratosphere.
The Design of Decision Support Systems in Urban and Regional Planning
Planning methodology over the years, has shifted from situations whereby planners think, plan and design for the people to one whereby both people and planners have become important components of the planning process. Consequently, the important urban planning methodology of the last two decades that utilized mathematical models in the planning process is fast becoming obsolete. The paper argues that model building should move to the creation of urban decision support systems for the planning pr
SMT312 Session 3 Fall 2011
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Sunday Service - 9/25/2011
A service of worship in Duke University Chapel. The Reverend Dr Samuel Wells delivers a sermon entitled "Outrageous Humility." Opening excerpt from the sermon:(33:29) "This is an outrage." "You're outrageous." To say, "This is an outrage," is to tell someone that their brazen manners, or their unfashionable opinions, lie beyond our accepted social norms and evoke righteous anger. To say, "You're outrageous" (in such a way that it rhymes with "gorgeous"), is to affirm that a person's unambiguou
Jeff Gold Inaugural Lecture - The Leader's Conundrum or 'You cannot lift yourself up by your own shi
The aim of the lecture will be to do demonstrate the need to challenge continuing traditional images of leaders, often depicted at the apex of things, on top of a hill or at the centre of a complex web of activity. I will argue that those nominated as leaders MUST become aware of what I will call the leader's conundrum and complement their inspiration with 99 x perspiration. To appreciate this call, attendees to the lecture as respectfully asked to do the following just before the lecture: a.
Greek protesters scuffle with police after crucial tax vote
Sept. 27 - Greek protesters scuffle with police who respond with tear gas outside parliament after deputies pass an unpopular tax measure as part of the government's austerity program. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).
First, Do No Harm
Restoration presents a paradox when repairing old instruments could mean erasing their stories. Conservator John Watson walks the fine line.
Kristen's student book trailer
AppFabric.tv - How to Invoke a Child Workflow In this episode I'll show you our new and improved activities for loading XAML and invoking child workflows. About 6 months ago we did a first release of these activities and the feedback came back with some changes we needed to make. Now you can
In this episode I'll show you our new and improved activities for loading XAML and invoking child workflows. About 6 months ago we did a first release of these activities and the feedback came back with some changes we needed to make. Now you can