OII Internet and Society Awards: Raspberry Pi
Victoria Nash, talks to Pete Lomas, Founder and Trustee at Raspberry Pi, recipients of an Internet and Society Award in 2012 from OII, in recognition of their exemplary efforts in using the Internet for the public good in Britain. Raspberry Pi has developed an affordable, approachable pocket-sized computer that is already providing today's children with unparalleled opportunities for learning to program. Digital computing and the Internet, with all the current emphasis on touch-screen visual cue
The Social Economy: Unleashing Value and Productivity Through Social Technologies
Over 70 percent of companies are using social technologies in some way, however very few come anywhere close to achieving the full potential benefit. In a few short years, social technologies have given social interactions the speed and scale of the Internet. Whether discussing consumer products, or organizing political movements, people around the world are constantly using social media platforms to both seek and share information. Companies are using social technologies to reach consumers in n
All That Glitters is not Gold
Great Britain was a winner in the 2012 Olympic medals race. But now that the cheering has stopped, British business feels like an “also-ran” in the economic stakes.
What Is Chirality and How Did It Get In My Molecules?
Improve your understanding of molecular properties with this lesson on the fascinating property of chirality. Your hands are the secret to understanding the strange similarity between two molecules that look almost exactly alike, but are not perfect mirror images. (05:04)
How Big Is a Mole? (Not the Animal, the Other One)
The word “mole” suggests a small, furry burrowing animal to many. But in this lesson, we look at the concept of the mole in chemistry. Learn the incredible magnitude of the mole--and how something so big can help us calculate the tiniest particles in the world. (04:32)
ISS Update - Jan. 7, 2013
The International Space Station update video for Jan. 7, 2013.
A Bad Case of Stripes
Listen to Sean Astin read A Bad Case of Stripes by David Shannon. Camilla Cream loves lima beans, but she never eats them. Why? Because the other kids at her school don't like them. And Camilla is very, very worried about what other people think of her. In fact, she is so worried that she is about to break out in... A Bad Case of Stripes. (11:52)
Thank you, Mr. Falker
Listen to Jane Kaczmarek read Thank You, Mr. Falker by Patricia Polacco. Little Trisha is overjoyed at the thought of starting school and
learning how to read. But right from the start, when she tries to read,
all the letters and numbers just get jumbled up. Her classmates make
matters worse by calling her "dummy" and "toad." (16:39)
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Reuters Today: Yen bears show more teeth
Jan. 11 - The yen tumbles as Japan's PM mulls BOJ mandate change. Plus Italian borrowing costs set to dip as investors sniff out returns.
Interview Bloopers #7: "Historically Challenged"
Sometimes, truth is stranger than fiction: this series is based on actual responses given during real interviews. Don't make the same mistakes! Check out the many resources available to you through Career Services at: http://www.career.arizona.edu/Students/interviewguide.
Superfoods: Eat more, lose weight
What if you could eat more and still lose weight? How about reduce disease and increase your lifespan? Sounds too good to be true, but Vanderbilt’s Barb Cramer talks with Vanderbilt School of Nursing’s nutrition expert Jamie Pope about choice foods that can help you change your health odds. To learn more fromkeep reading »
e-Learning Community talk - PeerWise - Kyle Galloway
Kyle Galloway (Chemistry) speaks about PeerWise (http://peerwise.cs.auckland.ac.nz/) and the surprising effects he has achieved with it.
Dan Cummins - Tie One On
For more information on Tie One On and to register visit http://utole.do/tieoneon
Life in an Indian Slum - Shantaram author Gregory David Roberts - Part 1 Author Gregory David Roberts escaped from prison in Australia and began a new life living in a slum in Mumbai, India. His semi-autobiographical novel Shantaram about his experiences there has become a bestseller.
Author Gregory David Roberts escaped from prison in Australia and began a new life living in a slum in Mumbai, India. His semi-autobiographical novel Shantaram about his experiences there has become a bestseller.
Making the Mississippi Over Again: The Development of River Control in Mississippi
This website is part of the Mississippi History Now web newspaper. The feature story discusses engineering of river control in the Mississippi. Topics discussed in the story include the need for river control, efforts to control the river, the 1927 flood and impacts on the environment. The story includes suggested readings and a lesson plan associated with the story.
What chance for peace in Sri Lanka?
The recent resumption of violence in Sri Lanka between the Tamil Tigers and Government forces has set back hopes that a peaceful settlement could be established in this long running conflict. Miranda Alison of Warwick's Department of Politics and International Studies provides an insight into the history of the conflict and examines whether a resolution is likely in the near future. Length: 23 minutes
Nepal - making sense of the recent protests
The streets of Nepal have been filled over the last few weeks with people protesting at the rule of authoritarian King Gyanendra. The protests have resulted in the King reinstating a democratic parliament in the face of calls for an end to the monarchy. Anuj Mishra, a Warwick student from Nepal, gives an insight into the pro-democracy movement and the history of the protests. 14minutes
Medicine and Public Health in American History
Medicine and Public Health in American History offers an introduction to differing conceptions of disease, health, and healing throughout American history, the changing role and image of medicine and medical professionals in American life, and the changing social and cultural meanings and entanglements of medical science and practice throughout American history. Professor Chris Hamlin, Ph.D. University of Notre Dame
Archaeology, Myth, and History: the Minoan and Mycenaean Worlds
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