Breakingviews: A future for foreigners at Chinese banks?
Aug. 9 - With Chinese lenders wanting to build business abroad, and Western bankers hungry for mainland jobs, it seemed like an ideal match. But some expats are finding out the grass in China isn't so green.
China's murder trial of the decade kicks off
Aug. 9 - The trial of Gu Kailai, wife of purged politician Bo Xilai, began today. Experts expect a guilty verdict in a speedy trial that has shown little signs of judicial independence.
London sets its sights on post-Olympic stock market gold
Aug. 9 - Recent history shows that the stock market of Olympic Games host nations consistently outperforms the world average the calendar year after the event. Can Britain's FTSE continue this trend in 2013?
Breakingviews: Safe havens looking riskier
Aug. 9 - A euro rally and rising yields on U.S. treasuries suggest the downside for safe havens is growing, and riskier assets look like the better bet, says Reuters Breakingviews' Robert Cole.
Market Pulse: The 5-year crisis surprise winners and losers
Aug. 9 - It's 5 years to the day the world financial crisis really erupted. How have financial assets performed in that time? Some obvious ones - gold soared, Greek stocks collapsed - but some surprises too.
U.S. Morning Call: Knight's losses could have been worse-WSJ
Aug. 9 - Knight Capital held about $7 billion of stocks at one point on Wednesday last week when its software broke down, revealing Knight's problems could have been much worse.
EndoScrew - Endoscopic Screwdriver 2009 - 2010 2.75 / 2.753 Class Project Medical Device Design: Tool for placement of osteosynthetic plates and screws to repair cracked ribs during video assisted thorascopic surgery. Team: Joseph E. Petrzelka, Dimitris M. Chatzigeorgiou, Manas C.
2009 - 2010 2.75 / 2.753 Class Project
Medical Device Design: Tool for placement of osteosynthetic plates and screws to repair cracked ribs during video assisted thorascopic surgery.
Team: Joseph E. Petrzelka, Dimitris M. Chatzigeorgiou, Manas C.
Harvard researchers demonstrate soft robot camouflage system
Having already broken new ground in robotics with the development, last year, of a class of "soft", silicone-based robots based on creatures like squid and octopi, Harvard scientists are now working to create systems that would allow the robots to camouflage themselves, or stand out in their environment. As described in a paper published August 16 in Science, a team of researchers led by George M. Whitesides, the Woodford L. and Ann A. Flowers University Professor, has developed a "dynamic col
Examples of Accounting for GDP - Khan Academy
Sal Khan thinks about how different types of expenditures would be accounted for in GDP. (05:57)
Learning spaces: evaluation
A presentation which provides an overview of key research questions relating to the development of fit for purpose learning spaces
Einstein's General Theory of Relativity | Lecture 2
In this lecture, Professor Leonard Susskind of the Stanford University Physic's Department discusses dark energy, the tendency of it to tear atoms apart, atoms apart, and Gauss's Law. (1:47:37)
Einstein's Theory (PHY 27) discusses the different applications of Einstein's Theory of Relativity in particle physics, including Newtonian, Galilean, and Guassian laws; particle attraction and repulsion; gravitational fields; and dark energy.
Cosmology | Lecture 8
Lecture 8 of Leonard Susskind's course on Cosmology. Recorded March 16, 2009 at Stanford University. This Stanford Continuing Studies course is the fifth of a six-quarter sequence of classes exploring the essential theoretical foundations of modern physics. The topics covered in this course focus on classical mechanics. Leonard Susskind is the Felix Bloch Professor of Physics at Stanford University. (1:58:42)
The Tyranny of the Cultural Curators The state is at its most arrogant when it tries to protect us from ourselves. And there is perhaps no group of people subjected to a more absurd policy of state "
The state is at its most arrogant when it tries to protect us from ourselves. And there is perhaps no group of people subjected to a more absurd policy of state "
Article :: Processing Photos in Lightroom's Develop Module
Jan Kabili shows you how to use the intuitive controls in Lightroom’s Develop module to adjust color, tone, and composition without changing the pixels in your photographs.
Start your career with Illinois State's Career Center
Seeking a career or internship in 2013? The Illinois State University Career Center invites Illinois State students to join the Career Center for the Fall Career Fair. The Internship Fair is Tuesday, September 18, 2012 from 4-7pm. The Career Fair is Wednesday, September 19, 2012 from 11am-2pm. Both are in the Bone Student Center. Check out http://careercenter.illinoisstate.edu/ for more information.
Kindergarten Readiness - Reading and Writing Skills
This is a video about reading and writing readiness for Kindergarten. The video has many suggestions for things to do to prepare your child to read and write including: reading at night, having children tell stories, and becoming familiar with the alphabet. (02:39)
This is a creative intro for a persuasive writing unit. The video covers what persuasive writing is and ways for young writers to get their point across effectively. It uses pop culture to express the ideas and has pop music playing throughout. (03:32)
Making Fantastic Presentations Using Prezi
This tutorial can be used by teachers or by students (if you would like to assign students to use Prezi for a class project). It is a little long, but, after watching this tutorial, you will be able to add text and objects, create frames and groups, edit the look and feel of the Prezi, edit text and objects, and edit the path of the Prezi. (18:20)