Four Generations- Part One
What would it mean to give a poor Asian family a water buffalo? One musician in China found out the benefits and gifted a family with a water buffalo. In this selection, the musician tells his story accompanied by video. ( 4:18)
Obama: "Now, the nation we need to build is our own"
Oct. 22 - Obama touts foreign policy successes in Iraq and Libya as he vows to refocus on the economy. Deborah Lutterbeck reports.
Merkel says Spain, Italy must do more on debt reduction.
Oct. 22 - German Chancellor Angela Merkel says Europe's troubled countries must do more to reduce national debt to win back market confidence. Deborah Lutterbeck reports.
Beam Engines in the UK
Illustrated list of beam engines in the UK that can be seen by the public and based on the Geoff Hayes Shire Classics book, 2003 + other engines not included...
A Policy on Leadership
Ted Kelly walks a Sloan audience through the process of turning around a failing company. His formula? Develop two key things: a fact based analytical organization, and great management teams that value people. It's the dynamic combination of the two that have put Liberty Mutual in position it is today, a $31 billion com
Automotive Lightweighting as a Strategic Opportunity for India’s Automotive Industry
Suppose you could leapfrog 100 years of experience in the automotive industry and begin a new manufacturing epoch. The strategic change you would make is to lightweight the vehicle, observes Charles Fine. Although steel has been the material of choice for many automotive components since the dawn of the automotive age, th
Rusnano: Fostering Nanotechnology Innovation in Russia
In both lecture format and conversation with Sloan Senior Lecturer Noubar Afeyan, RUSNANO CEO Anatoly Chubais presents an ambitious plan to create Russia’s Nanotechnology Center—a $10 billion, entrepreneurial ecosystem that incorporates education, research and business incubation. Noting that a plan of this depth also r
The Energy/Climate-Change Challenge and the Role of Nuclear Energy in Meeting It
In a meaty lecture that serves as a concise and comprehensive primer on the twin challenge of energy and environment, John Holdren lays out the difficult options for contending with a world rapidly overheating.
“There is no question the world is growing hotter,” says Holdren, “and we do have a pretty good han
Japan’s Nuclear Crisis
In spite of the “sickening human and social devastation on full display” in northern Japan, moderator
Richard Samuels wonders, “Is it possible to follow the train of cause and effect into the future…imagining what happens from here on?” In this session convened just days after the March 11th earthquake and tsunami, pan
Duke Chapel Live - 10/23/2011
Duke Chapel Live - 10/23/2011
TED415 Session 8 Fall 2011
TED415 Multicultural Education - Session eight 10/23/11 Jeff Miller
SMT312 Session 7 Fall 2011
SMT312 Natural Disasters - Session seven 10/23/11 Don Gauthier
PAC-12 Best of the West Fitness Challenge - OSU
Help Oregon State University win the 2011 Pac-12 Best of the West Fitness Challenge. Sign up and log your physical activity at http://www.facebook.com/Pac12BestoftheWestFitnessChallenge
Gifts money cannot buy - Professor Dame Marilyn Strathern
How might one consider debt in a highly emotional situation where its discharge is not possible? In the UK arena of bodily material procured for research or medicine, donations cannot be reciprocated. What are called 'gifts' are not only to diffuse entities such as society or science; the procurement and treatment process often creates specific, if anonymous, recipients who are burdened with / grateful for a gift they cannot repay. Indeed the ability to pay -- and thus pay-off -- the perceived d
A Multi-Year Analysis of Asian Gender Differences on Advanced Placement Exams
George Moore, John R. Slate
The performance of Asian boys and girls on Advanced Placement (AP) exam overall scores across the United States for the past 14 years was analyzed. For each of the 14 years of data analyzed, […]
TWC9: Roslyn, Angry Birds in Expression, VS 11 Training Kit, BUILD Hands-on Labs and a Holodesk This week on Channel 9, Dan and Clint (recorded on the road again, this time at the departure gate in John Wayne Airport, California) discuss the week's top developer news, including:
This week on Channel 9, Dan and Clint (recorded on the road again, this time at the departure gate in John Wayne Airport, California) discuss the week's top developer news, including: