CTPI: Public Square: Mike Houlahan, Jinty MacTavish, Dr Nicholas Khoo & Rev Dr Selwyn Yeoman with Dr
Mike Houlahan, (Past Editor of Dunedin-based Fairfax newspaper D Scene, final edition published end of May 2013), Jinty MacTavish (Dunedin City councillor, youth-worker, film-maker and activist), Dr Nicholas Khoo (lecturer in Politics with a specialist knowledge of China and international relations), & Dr Selwyn Yeoman (Presbyterian minister, environmentalist, and Master of Knox College), with Professor Andrew Bradstock discuss questions submitted by prospective members of the audience relating
The Evolution of Human Egalitarianism
This Anthropology Departmental Seminar (9 November 2012) is by Dr Frank Marlowe (University of Cambridge, Department of Biological Anthropology) and is on the theme of evolutionary anthropology.
DesignScript: Scalable Tools for Design Computation
Design computation based on data flow graph diagramming is a well-established technique. The intention of DesignScript is to recognise this type of data flow modeling as a form of ?associative? programming and to combine this with the more conventional ?imperative? form of programming into a single unified computational design application. The use of this application is intended to range from very simple graph based exploratory ?proto-programming? as used by novice end-user programmers to multi-
Early American Social History
Early American Social History
Opportunity Cost of Starting a New Business
If you are ready to jump into the entrepreneurial world, you first need to realize the opportunity cost of starting your new business venture.
Force de l'art 02
This website is for 'La Force de l'Art', a triennial exhibition held as part of Monumenta at the refurbished Grand Palais in Paris. There is information on the website about the different venues used for the exhibition in 'Sites', including The Grand Palais, The Eiffel Tower and The Louvre Museum among others, there is also a section about the purpose built architectural work inside the Palais. There is a list of artists taking part in the exhibition, with a brief biography and project descripti
Thomas Burns Memorial Lecture 2 - 'The Only Parallel': The Puritan Revolution as England's Exodus
Professor John Coffey, who is Professor of Early Modern History at the University of Leicester, UK, presents the Thomas Burns Memorial Lectures for 2010. His theme: ‘Let my people go’: Exodus and Deliverance from Calvin to Obama. Lectures given August, 2010.
SKAT : Sankt-Peterburgskii korpus agiograficheskikh tekstov
Sankt-Peterburgskii korpus agiograficheskikh tekstov [Saint Petersburg corpus of hagiographical texts] is a searchable database of medieval Slavic saints lives, constructed by the department of mathematical linguistics at the University of St Petersburg. It contains more than 50 manuscripts, with around 500,000 catalogued word usages. The word index may be searched in Old Slavic using an online keyboard, and results show the desired word (and lexical derivatives) in context. Unfortunately it is
The anatomy of a business deal
Antenna Group operates TV, radio and online businesses and distributes content around the world, offers tips on capturing value ahead of a crisis. Mr Kyriakou discusses how entrepreneurial vision and foresight can both recognise and create opportunity using the NOVA Televizia case study as an example. The NOVA Televizia sale, which was closed on 15 October 2008 for a modest $3m, realised one of the highest ever rate of return on investment in media and confounded falling valuation trends, when
SAT Prep: Test 3, Section 4, Part 1
Students, improve your math SAT score! The instructor uses an electronic chalkboard to model problems. This video is appropriate for high school students. Uses a textbook (the official SAT study guide) commonly found in bookstores, but it is not absolutely necessary as the narrator does all work on the screen.
6.826 Principles of Computer Systems (MIT)
6.826 provides an introduction to the basic principles of computer systems, with emphasis on the use of rigorous techniques as an aid to understanding and building modern computing systems. Particular attention is paid to concurrent and distributed systems. Topics covered include: specification and verification, concurrent algorithms, synchronization, naming, networking, replication techniques (including distributed cache management), and principles and algorithms for achieving reliability.
The Real Jesus: Myth #3 (5 of 10)
This documentary is told through commentary and is suitable for high school students. This documentary is a response to a Tom Jennings broadcast.
Governance: An Eloquent Corpse; Dedan Kimathi
Dan Branch (History, University of Warwick).
How To Make A Healthy Monkey Smoothie
Two very young children with parent narration explain how to make a healthy smoothie out of frozen bananas. The kids add all the ingredients into a blender and blend everything together. This is a healthy and easy recipe for children of all ages to make.
Institutul naţional pentru studierea Holocaustului din România
The website 'Elie Wiesel' National Institute for the Study of Holocaust in Romania (INSHR) reflects the activities of this research institute founded in 2005 in Bucharest, Romania. The website is in Romanian with a good but incomplete English version. The site presents the aims of the institute of collecting information about the Holocaust but also of disseminating the research results by creating learning materials for teaching. The section on publications introduce the monographs and testimoni
The American Revolution
On April 19, 1775, the shot heard round the world was fired at the Battle of Lexington and Concord beginning America's Revolutionary War. In this video you will learn what lead to the war, and the things that happened as a result.
Paddle To The Sea - Classic Children's Film - Part 1 of 3
The classic live action film version of "Paddle To The Sea" - shown here in 3 parts. Paddle To The Sea was filmed by Bill Mason in 1966, and was inspired by the brilliant Children's Book of the same title, written in 1941 by H. C. Holling. The 1966 film version seen here was eventually nominated for an Academy Award two years later in 1968, for Best Short Film, because it was so beautifully done by the director - Canadian naturalist
Southern Border Capitals - States & Capitals Songs
This video teaches students the southern border states and capitals. It is set to music and shows the states and the capital by changing the state to another color and then spelling the state name and capital out. It is good quality and good for all students as a review or an initial learning of the concept. (01:46)
Teresa de Castro's website
The website of the Spanish historian Dr. Teresa de Castro offers electronic versions of some of her scholarly work on the history of food. Users may choose between navigating the site in English or Spanish, while her work may be in Spanish, English, or Italian. De Castro has published books and articles on the history of food in Spain (including Al-Andalus and Sefarad) and Australia. She has made available electronic versions of some of her books online: "Food mentality in Spain at the Renaissan
London and UK trends in Higher Education [Audio]
Speaker(s): Jo Attwool | LSE London's 2013 Lent term seminar series begins on the 14th of January. Speakers from within and beyond academia will focus on many of the implications of the current economic and political environment for London, covering relevant issues such as the road pricing, UK trends in higher education, census data and localism. Presenters include academics and practitioners from relevant fields.