[PURDUE MLSS] Graphical Models for the Internet by Alexander Smola (Part 8/8)
Lecture notes: http://learning.stat.purdue.edu/mlss/_media/mlss/smola.pdf Graphical Models for the Internet Information extraction from webpages, social networks, news and user interactions crucially relies on inferring the hidden parameters of interaction between entities. For instance, in factorization models for movie recommendation we are interested in the underlying hidden properties of users and movies respectively such as to suggest new movies. Likewise, when extracting topics from webp
Blanchard Student Leadership - What is leadership?
Definition of leadership from a middle school leadership group. This is a good short video about what leadership means to young middle school students.
This is VERY brief, sixteen-minute, overview of the chemistry needed for Real Science-4-Kids Biology.
EU could face downgrade "soon" if summit fails: S&P
Dec. 6 - John Chambers, Standard & Poor's Head of Sovereign Ratings, tells Reuters the ratings agency could act quickly if an upcoming EU summit doesn't alleviate concerns about the states' sovereign debt.
ISS Update - Dec. 5, 2011
The International Space Station video update for Dec. 5, 2011.
U.S. Day Ahead: Next stop for Geithner, France
Dec. 6 - U.S. Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner travels to Paris to meet with French President Nicolas Sarkozy amid tense talks over the region's debt woes.
Seoul 1988: The Games of the XXXIV Olympiad The Games of the XXXIV Olympiad, from Seoul, Korea. This video gives important facts about the Seoul Games, the mascot of the games, Seoul became the second Asian city (after Tokyo) to host the Olympic Games, American Florence Griffith Joyner won three gold and one silver medal in track and field, Ben Johnson of Canada wins the 100 meter, but is later disqualified after a positive test of stanozolol, thus giving the gold to Carl Lewis
The Games of the XXXIV Olympiad, from Seoul, Korea. This video gives important facts about the Seoul Games, the mascot of the games, Seoul became the second Asian city (after Tokyo) to host the Olympic Games, American Florence Griffith Joyner won three gold and one silver medal in track and field, Ben Johnson of Canada wins the 100 meter, but is later disqualified after a positive test of stanozolol, thus giving the gold to Carl Lewis
Bytesize Science: The e-Nose: Scientists Try to Develop An Electronic Sniffer
In this video, students will find out that scientists are sniffing around for a way to develop an electronic nose. For almost 25 years, chemists and other scientists have tried to build a machine that can take a whiff of the air, food or other objects and say whether the odor is nasty or nice. Such a machine could work in factories, and help tell whether food is fresh. An electronic nose also could sniff for harmful air pollutants. And unlike people, it could work 24 hours a day and 7 days
History of Science: Microscopy by Buonanni (1691)
History of Science: Microscopy by Buonanni (1691)
O Christmas Tree
Brain Teaser #13
Lecture 16 - 10/29/2010
El Gran Salto (The Big Leap): Season 2 Trailer
This is the trailer for the second season of El Gran Salto (The Big Leap), a telenovela that premiered June 21, 2010, at the launch of Proyecto Salta, a project that seeks to train 100,000 women entrepreneur in Peru. http://www.thunderbird.edu/about_thunderbird/thunderbird_good
Sir Arthur Conan Doyle "The Last Sherlock Holmes Story" Literary discussion animation
Heres a short virtual movie of the great Sir Arthur Conan Doyle virtualy reading a letter he wrote to his mother from South Norwood Southeast London. The attached information is more valuable than the video as it tells about the author's desire to write more about history and less about Holmes.
Sean Faircloth Discusses Children Harmed by "Faith-healing" with Liz Heywood
This video contains graphic descriptions of physical harm. Over 35 states have laws giving some greater leeway to "faith-healing" parents to engage in medical neglect of children. For every child that dies in a so-called "faith-healing" home, many children suffer horrible pain but survive. Liz Heywood describes the agonizing pain she suffered as well as psychic trauma resulting from so-called "faith-healing" to author Sean Faircloth, author of Attack of the Theocrats and Dir. of Strategy and Po
On Love [Audio]
Speaker(s): Dr David Bell, Professor Simon May | Is genuine love unconditional, or enduring, or disinterested? Simon May says 'no' and offers an alternative theory. David Bell responds with a psychoanalytic perspective. David Bell is president of The British Psychoanalytic Society and a consultant psychiatrist in the Adult Department at the Tavistock and Portman NHS Foundation Trust. Simon May is visiting professor of philosophy at King's College London's Department of Philosophy.
Oceans, Climate Change and Christianity: The Earth's Story and God's Story
Prof Meric Srokosz : Seminar
PSYC 410-01, Research Topics in Psychology How People Learn, Fall 2005
The primary objective of this course is to provide students with psychological research experience through project-based learning. Students will be introduced to a body of psychological research related to effective methods of tutoring, teaching and learning. Students will learn about effective tutoring strategies, tutorial dialogue, motivational techniques, and conversational discourse and will leave the course with knowledge of the psychological research methodologies that are used to evaluate
PYSC 329-01, Developmental Psychology: Infancy and Childhood, Fall 2005
Knowledge Objectives: You will be expected to become familiar with current theoretical issues and with research data concerning the development of infants and children. These will be applied to practical problems of child welfare. We will critically examine the potential for scientific theory and research to contribute to our efforts to create social and physical environments that facilitate human development. Each week students will identify factual knowledge and theoretical/conceptual understa