11.167 Economic Development & Technical Capabilities (MIT)
The economic growth of developing countries requires the acquisition of technological capabilities. In countries at the world technological frontier, such capabilities refer to cutting edge skills to innovate entirely new products. In developing countries, the requisite technological capabilities are broader, and include production engineering, project execution and incremental innovation to make borrowed technology work. Theories of technology acquisition are examined. The empirical evidence is
Easter on Recently Captured Iwo Jima
In this audio clip, a chaplain's service for U.S. troops on Iwo Jima is broadcasted live. On March 26, 1945, after 36 days of bloody battle, the United States took control of the strategically important Japanese island. (3:21)
Indian Dance - About Garba-Raas
Gabra-Raas is a classical Indian style of dance that originated in the Indian state of Gujarat and incorporates colorful costumes and energetic movements, Garba-Raas has traveled across the world. This video is from an audition at Boston University. Interviews with the dancers go over the differences between the dances and a little about the culture and how these dances are used. Length 1:41
Sustainable Tourism Certification
A lecture on sustainable tourism
Derived copy of Embryonic Development
By the end of this section, you will be able to:
Breakingviews: Euro banking union? Don't hold your breath.
June 18 - The rotten state of euro zone banking means a banking union won't happen any time soon, says Reuters Breakingviews editor Hugo Dixon.
Charles Willson Peale, Staircase Group) - 1795 - Smart History at Khan Academy
Charles Willson Peale, Staircase Group (Portrait of Raphaelle Peale and Titian Ramsay Peale), 1795, oil on canvas, 89-1/2 x 39-3/8 inches / 227.3 x 100 cm (04:26). The experts are Dr. Harris and Dr. Zucker.
Obama Addresses 2004 Democratic Convention
On July 27, 2004, Barack Obama, then a little-known Democratic nominee for the U.S. Senate from Illinois, delivers the keynote address at the Democratic National Convention. His speech, in which he describes his personal story of the American Dream, catapults him into the national spotlight. (2:51)
Calculus: Evaluating Limits
In this lesson you will learn about evaluating limits by substituting
values into the expression as well as what notation denotes a limit (and how to read and interpret the notation). Taught by Professor Edward Burger, this lesson was selected from a broader, comprehensive course, Calculus.
Virtual Maths - Numbers, Geometry 2D shapes
Images of 2D shapes with formula for calculating area square, rectangle, triangle, trapezoid, parallelogram, pythagorean theorem, circle, circular sector, circular ring
Finding the causes of leukemia
Speaker: Martyn T. Smith, Professor of Toxicology and Director of the Superfund Research Program http://superfund.berkeley.edu/ at the University of California Berkeley http://berkeley.edu/. Research support by the Superfund Research Program of NIEHS. Professor Smith explains that leukemia occurs when white blood cells do not develop properly. Acute myeloid leukemia (AML) is the most common form in adults. Causes include radiation, chemotherapy, benzene, formaldehyde, and tobacco smoke. Lo
George Washington's Precedents
This video provides insights into the many precedents that Washington set as the first president. It would be a good overview, but does not provide any insights into why he took and said some of these actions in enough detail to stand by itself.(3:05)
Global Cohort: Amparo Quisbert
Entrepreneur Amparo Quisbert of Bolivia talks about her company, Fama, and her participation in the 2012 U.S. State Department and Goldman Sachs 10,000 Women Entrepreneurship Partnership Global Cohort at Thunderbird School of Global Management. http://www.thunderbird.edu
Food Chains and Webs
24.251 Introduction to Philosophy of Language (MIT)
This course explores the nature of meaning and truth, and their bearing on the use of language in communication. No knowledge of logic or linguistics is presupposed.
Facility for Rare Isotope Beams
The Facility for Rare Isotope Beams (FRIB) will be a new US National User Facility for nuclear science to be operated by Michigan State University. It will provide intense beams of rare isotopes enabling scientists to better understand the properties of the rare isotopes, the origins of the elements and the evolution of the cosmos. The FRIB website provides details of the project organisation and management, scientific opportunities and user information, news, details of events and links to rela
21F.222 Expository Writing for Bilingual Students (MIT)
The purpose of this course is to develop your writing skills so that you can feel confident writing the essays, term papers, reports, and exams you will have to produce during your career here at MIT. We will read and analyze samples of expository writing, do some work on vocabulary development, and concentrate on developing your ability to write clear, accurate, sophisticated prose. We will also deal with the grammar and mechanical problems you may have trouble with.