Sean Carroll, University of Wisconsin: "Remarkable Creatures: Epic Adventures in the Search for the
The search for the origins of species has entailed a series of great adventures over the past 200 years. Biologist and author Sean B. Carroll will chronicle the exploits of a group of explorers who walked where no one had walked, saw what no one had seen, and thought what no one else had thought. Their achievements sparked a revolution that changed, profoundly and forever, our perception of the living world and our place within it.
An App A Day: Tasty Apps for iPhone and Android - February 24, 2010
Lunch 'n Learn presentation: Smartphones are the new platform, and apps are the core. At the start of the new decade, Apple reported that the App Store for iPhone users has surpassed 100,000 applications, and users have downloaded over 2 billion apps -- not bad for a new market that was created only a year and a half earlier. Meanwhile, Google's Android Market doubled over the last quarter to around 20,000 apps. In this talk Doug Dixon explores the range of apps being developed for these new pl
Iron Tiger Throwdown
The Iron Tiger Throwdown, the Fristfest Culinary competition featuring ultimate chicken wings, was contested recently at the Frist Campus Center. Six teams of two representing the residential dining halls and the Frist Campus Center dining venues competed for two prestigious awards: the Iron Tiger Culinary Cup and the People's Choice Award. Judging the competition were a trio of Tom's; Tom Myers from Frist and University Scheduling, Tom Parker from Mail Services and Tom Quirk from Development Ev
How to install and configure cwRsync on a Windows Platform
This video tutorial explains how to install and configure cwRsync to run in a Windows environment. cwRsync is a windows implementation of the archiving solution Rsync that allows for ultra fast backups. Addendum at http://www.alanbonnici.com/videos/cwrsync2.asp. All scripts can be downloaded for ...
5 Things To Consider In Your College Search
SUNY Oswego student admissions guide Lauren Polak provides 5 things to consider for those starting their college search before visiting campuses. For more on SUNY Oswego, visit http://www.oswego.edu/admissions
Vampires! The Psychology, Science, and Impact of a Literary Monster
PULLMAN, Wash.—Vampires are a hot topic in pop culture as the HBO series "True Blood" and the "Twilight Saga" film series take over every corner of the media. But the influence of vampires has been around for centuries. Anne Stiles, a Washington State University assistant professor of English, has been looking at how vampires reflected Victorian society, and how science and the mythical creatures influenced each other. She said it all comes down to our souls and psychology. Starting in the
Asia Climate Change Policy Forum - Session 04
Asia Climate Change Policy Forum at The Australian National University on 27 October 2010. Domestic Mitigation: Action and Issues Frank Jotzo Senior Lecturer, Crawford School of Economics & Government, ANU. Ritu Mathur Associate Director, Energy Environment Policy Division, The Energy & Resources Institute, New Delhi. Arief Yusuf Director, Centre for Economics & Development Studies, Padjadjaran University. Seiji Ikkatai Professor, Environmental Policy, Kyoto Institute of Economic Research,
Biodiversity in Pasture Management. Rural Development Programm in Austria, BMLFUW Vienna
lfz Raumberg-Gumpenstein. Presentation. Austria. 2009
Diego Velázquez - Vista del jardín de la Villa Médicis en Roma
Descripción escrita por Arte Historia.
Velázquez realizaría esta preciosa escena casi con total seguridad entre 1649 y 1650, durante su segunda estancia en Roma, junto a su compañera llamada El mediodía, aunque no existe acuerdo al respecto. Se trata de una obra tomada directamente del natural, interesándose el maestro por dar una impresión de la luz en un momento determinado del día, por lo que recibe el sobrenombre d
Racism and the Police - Going Undercover - Mark Daly
Mark’s first media job was working for his local newspaper, The Clydebank Post, in 1999. He was named Scotland’s Young Journalist of the Year six months later and moved to The Scotsman. One year later he joined The Daily Record – the country’s biggest tabloid and spearheaded a number of award-winning undercover investigations. In 2002 he joined the BBC and embarked on a two-year undercover investigation into racism in the Greater Manchester Police Service. The resulting documentary cause
Does Local Commercial Radio Have a Future? - Phil Riley
Phil Riley is owner of 6 radio stations across the midlands. He joined BRMB in 1980 as a graduate trainee, and subsequently gained extensive programming experience as a Presenter, Producer, then Programme Director. Since 2007 he has advised a number of UK and European Media Group Boards on strategic issues. Here he discusses the future of local commercial radio.
Week 01 Lecture: Introduction and Policy Instruments
Richard and Peter introduce students to the course, central concepts, and teaching arrangements. The first lecture will provide an overview of the subject matter to be explored throughout the semester, the purpose of tutorials as a means for students to engage in deep conversation on the issues which are to be facilitated by students. The role of the supertutorial will be explained, a tool and support mechanism for tutorial facilitators to gather in the week prior to their facilitation for the p
Mini project : virtual network project : presentation transcript
This is a Mini Project presentation about virtual networks. It is part of the 2009/10 BSc in Computer and Network Technologies (course number 2ELE0072) from the University of Hertfordshire. All the mini projects are designed as level two modules of the undergraduate programmes. The objectives of the project are to build a virtual local area network environment, including: * Installation and configuration of virtual network/server operating systems (virtual) * Installation and configuration
Mini project : virtual network project : document transcript
This is Mini Project documentation about virtual networks. It is part of the 2009/10 BSc in Computer and Network Technologies (course number 2ELE0072) from the University of Hertfordshire. All the mini projects are designed as level two modules of the undergraduate programmes. It includes a project introduction and task lists for days 1 and 2. The objectives of the project are to build a virtual local area network environment, including: * Installation and configuration of virtual network
Mini project : implementation and evaluation of wireless local area networks : document transcript
This is Mini Project documentation about implementing and evaluating wireless local area networks (LANs). It is part of the 2009/10 BSc in Computer and Network Technologies (course number 2ELE0072) from the University of Hertfordshire. All the mini projects are designed as level two modules of the undergraduate programmes. It includes a project specification, project briefs for days 1 and 2 and a preparation session brief. This mini-project involves the implementation of an “infrastructu
TALAT Lecture 5202: Conversion Coatings
This lecture describes the key factors associated with conversion coatings on aluminium can be appreciated, such as general and local behaviour of the aluminium surface, range of conversion coatings and interrelationships, requirements of conversion coating, tailor-making of coatings, current and future issues. Some familiarity with the subject matter covered in TALAT This lectures 5101, 5102, 5201 is assumed.
ECorr: Corrosion Kinetics
This case study presents an investigation into the corrosion kinetics of copper and iron using electrochemical measurements to determine corrosion potentials and polarisation curves. This is an introductory level case study.
Introduction to modelling for 1st year engineers
These resources cover an introduction to modelling for first year engineering undergraduate. The main focus is on electrical and mechanical systems, but there is also some discussion of dc motors, fluids and heat as well as an introduction to time series modelling. The main emphasis is on why modelling is important and how to go about doing this from first principles (e.g. Kirchhoff's laws, Newton's Laws, etc.). Given the focus is on new students arriving at University, there is no attempt to de
Human Microbiota in Health
A tutorial providing information on the human commensal bacteria and the infections they cause. A series of questions based on the culture and Gram stain of clinical samples guides the reader into the correct identification of the causative organism of infection. Full explanations of the answers are provided. This is a Questionmark Perception file. The QTIXML file needs to be opened in QP Authoring Manager, converted to an assessment and exported into your own VLE.
Do The Circulation
This animated video in song is about the circulatory system and how it works. The video shows animated diagrams of the four parts of the heart and how the blood flows throughout the body. From School House Rocks. Run time 03:00.