Pirates Amongst Us
A disgruntled pirate's haunted history lingers in the town where his shipmates met the hangman. Carson Hudson and Willie Balderson team up for "Pirates Amongst Us."Author(s):
AHEC: Uncommon Defense, Indian Allies in the Black Hawk War
Dr. John W. Hall, Ambrose-Hesseltine Asst. Professor of US Military History at University of Wisconsin-Madison, presents Uncommon Defense, Indian Allies in the Black Hawk War as part of Perspectives in Military History Lecture Series. For more information visit http://www.carlisle.army.mil/AHEC/index.cfm
Where Good Ideas Come From
Steven Johnson has spent twenty years immersed in creative industries, was active at the dawn of the internet and has a unique perspective that draws on his fluency in fields ranging from neurobiology to new media. In his new book, he identifies the key principles to the genesis of great ideas, from the cultivation of hunches to the importance of connectivity and how best to make use of new technologies. By recognising where and how patterns of creativity occur – whether within a school, a sof
Coastal Walk - Stop 16
The stretch of coastline between Slapton Sands and Start Point lighthouse is one of the most beautiful and interesting in the UK. In this podcast, we take you along the way, combining fascinating snippets of information about the natural history, geography, geology and history of the area. Presented by Dr Phil Bradfield, Open University tutor, this walk has something for everyone. This is the sixteenth stop on the walk.
Percent and Decimals
In this video the view is walked through the process of expressing percentages as decimals and expressing decimals as percentages with examples with the Paint Program.
Bio Inspired Design
The course Bio-Inspired Design gives an overview of non-conventional mechanical approaches in nature and shows how this knowledge can lead to more creativity in mechanical design and to better (simpler, smaller, more robust) solutions than with conventional technology. The course discusses a large number of biological organisms with smart constructions, unusual mechanisms or clever sensing and processing methods and presents a number of technical examples and designs of bio-inspired instruments
Aules obertes. La LEC i la tutoria
Durada: 8 min. Vídeo. Generalitat de Catalunya (Departament d'Educació).
En aquest vídeo, Àngel Domingo Villarreal, Subdirector General d'Ordenació Curricular de la Direcció General de l'Educació Bàsica i el Batxillerat del Departament d'Educació, explica la normativa de la LEC a la tutoria d'ESO i n'amplia el contingut pel Author(s):
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The Second Law and Energy
This Nobel Prize-winning scientist admits to staying up late the night before his talk to bone up on thermodynamics. He puts his research to good use, discussing the history and application of the laws of thermodynamics, which have served as “the scientific foundation of how we harness energy, and the basis of the industrial r
Mission Control Operations
Chris Kraft manages to present in a single event the ultimate in engineering case studies, as well as an insider’s history of 20th century space missions and a pep talk for AeroAstro students. This blunt raconteur describes the challenges of the earliest space pioneers. His story begins with Project Mercury in the 19
The Craft of Science Fiction
Joe Haldeman provides a sneak preview of an upcoming novel whose story plays out in MIT’s past, present and distant future. In his conversation with Henry Jenkins, Haldeman admits that he has “a lot of fun with the sociology of being in this joint.” He also discusses the history of his genre, and his own literary approa
History of Boston Transportation
Fred Salvucci ponders the role of contingency in history, and in the evolution of Boston and its transportation system. He starts from the time the glaciers pulled back from Boston, leaving a soggy near-island and a river for the first white settlers to contend with. “The reason the city is here because
Archives and History
Scholars of “dead tree technologies” feel increasingly uneasy in a culture overwhelmingly consumed with innovation. Although we may “live in a condition of perpetual flux,” David Thorburn hopes that “we won’t allow utopians and futurists to intimidate us.” Moderator Peter Walsh poses a series of questions
Hans Rosling: New insights on poverty and life around the world
Researcher Hans Rosling uses his cool data tools to show how countries are pulling themselves out of poverty. He demos Dollar Street, comparing households of varying income levels worldwide. Then he does something really amazing.
United Islands? multi-lingual radical poetry and folk song in Britain and Ireland, 1770-1820
This website describes an AHRC-funded research network, bringing together scholars with collectors and performers of folksong and poetry, to “discuss the fate of non-canonical poetry/folksong in the period 1770-1820”. This radical and anti-establishment poetry has long been overlooked, and the opportunity has only recently arisen to discuss it from an intra-national perspective (with the history of the British Isles seen as a complex and contradictory “zone of cultural conflict
Corporate Opportunities in Urban Mobility Conversation with Ryan Chin
Conversation with Ryan Chin