Authors@Google: Brian Dunning
Brian Dunning spoke to Googlers in Mountain View on May 20, 2011 about his series of podcasts on http://skeptoid.com. About Skeptoid.com: Since 2006, Skeptoid has been fighting the good fight against the overwhelming majority of noise in the media supporting useless alternative medicine systems, psychics preying upon the vulnerable, the erosion of science education in the classroom, xenophobia of advanced energy and food production methods, and generally anything that distracts attention and p
Reparation and Reconciliation in Post-Conflict Bosnia and Serbia: What Role for Socio-Legal Studies?
Stephen Parmentier, Professor of Criminology Leuven Institute of Criminology, K.U.Leuven, gives a talk for the Oxford Transitional Justice Research Seminar series on 26th May 2011.
Computer Science Unplugged - Part 2 - Sorting Networks
The narrator explains, in this very brief clip, how a computer parcels data using the visual of children with cards and numbers. (01:44)
2011 Bay Area Symposium on Viruses: Raul Andino
Raul Andino, UCSF Virus Diversity, Robustness and Evolvability.
Epidemiology: An introduction
Public health interventions need to be built on an evidence base and part of this evidence comes from epidemiology: the study of how and why diseases occur. Epidemiology is a bit like a game of detection. It involves identifying diseases, finding out which groups of people are at risk, tracking down causes and so on. This unit looks at some key types of data used in epidemiology, such as statistics on death and ill health, and introduces some techniques used in analysing data.Author(s):
Choosing a Pyramid Site
Working in engineering project teams, students evaluate sites for the construction of a pyramid. They base their decision on site features as provided by a surveyor's report; distance from the quarry, river and palace; and other factors they deem important to the project based on their team's values and priorities.
12.06.2011 – Langsam gesprochene Nachrichten
Trainieren Sie Ihr Hörverstehen mit authentischen Materialien. Nutzen Sie die Nachrichten der Deutschen Welle von Sonntag – als Text und als verständlich gesprochene Audio-Datei.*** Bundesaußenminister Guido Westerwelle hat das Vorgehen der syrischen Armee gegen Oppositionelle verurteilt. Durch die Gewalt und den Einsatz schwerer Waffen drohe im Norden des Landes eine humanitäre Krise, erklärte er in Berlin. Westerwelle forderte die Regierung in Damaskus auf, die Angriffe auf
2.2.5 Palaeomagnetic evidence and ‘polar wander’
Plate tectonics is an earth sciences topic that attracts a good deal of interest, given that it a topic very often featured in popular science programmes on TV and radio. It is a subject that have strong visual appeal. The coverage is S279 is self-contained, up to date and is written in a way that will be accessible to those with interest and motivation, all the more so for those who have some pre-existing scientific understanding.
Adam Witty -- "7 Rules for Building a Business from Scratch in Just a Few Years"
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PediNeuroLogic Exam: 18 Month Old: Normal: Motor - Throwing Ball
The toddler is able to throw the ball overhand and shows pleasure in playing the game of throwing and chasing after the ball. A neuroscience tutorial focusing on those aspects of the pediatric neurological examination that are unique to the child's nervous system, with an emphasis on important neurodevelopmental milestones.
This 15 minute video is about theHardy-weinburg principle. The Hardy-Weinburg principle is the principle thats states that both allele and genotype frequencies stay the same, however there are arguments that randomly breeding may make the Hardy-Weinburg principle not apply. This video uses a graphic cartoon image and lecturer.
Entrepreneurship and New Venture Creation
The objective of this course is to teach you to apply the skills you have learned in the functional areas toward the goal of starting a business, i.e., becoming an entrepreneur. Working in teams, you will learn to identify, conceptualize, plan, finance, launch, manage and harvest new ventures. Finally, intrapreneurship, the application of entrepreneurial methods of management to established organizations, will also be discussed. Class discussion, readings, case studies, guest speakers, interview
PediNeuroLogic Exam: 2 1/2 Years Old: Behavior/Mental Status - Response to Questions
The girl is shown a picture in an attempt to get her to talk. She is shy and doesn't talk much but responds to questions with yes and no. She is putting two words together in a simple sentence. A child's earliest sentences usually contain important content words and lack grammatical words. A 3 year old forms a 3 to 4 word sentence and uses pronouns and plurals. A neuroscience tutorial focusing on those aspects of the pediatric neurological examination that are unique to the child's nervous syste
HUM310 Session 4 Summer 2011
HUM310 Theatre of Revolt Session four 05/05/11 Bill DeLuca
Reading exercise: The legal side or living together
At the end of this lesson course participants will be able to understand legal texts and be able to answer questions about them.
Tropical Cyclone ALMA, May 29, 2002
This is Hurricane Alma on May 29, 2002 as seen by TRMM and GOES. The animation zooms down to Hurricane Alma and then scans across the cloud tops to reveal the underlying rain structure. There are 3 isosurfaces defined (Yellow = 0.5 inches-hour, Green = 1.0 inches-hour, and Red = 2.0 inches-hour)
Food Portion Patterns and Trends among U.S. Children and the Relationship to Total Eating Occasion S
Food Portion Patterns and Trends among U.S. Children and the Relationship to Total Eating Occasion Size, 1977–2006
5.03. The Structure of Production: A World of Specific Factors
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