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GRCC News 2010
Professor Dennis Sutton's JR256 Broadcast Journalism class presents "GRCC News".
Cluster One Highlights: Toward the Regulation of Nanomaterials Conference
Highlights from the first cluster of presentations ("Overviews") for the conference "Toward the Regulation of Nanomaterials: A Conversation between Academia, Industry, Law, and Government." This video covers the presentations given by Marya Lieberman, Ralph Hall, and David Guston, as well as the discussion afterward. reilly.nd.edu http://reilly.nd.edu/conference/nanomaterials/
Cluster Two Highlights: Toward the Regulation of Nanomaterials Conference
Highlights from the second cluster of presentations ("Philosophical Perspectives") for the conference "Toward the Regulation of Nanomaterials: A Conversation between Academia, Industry, Law, and Government." This video covers the presentations given by Kevin Elliott, Alfred Nordmann, John Koolage, and Ralph Hall. reilly.nd.edu http://reilly.nd.edu/conference/nanomaterials/
Cluster Three Highlights: Toward the Regulation of Nanomaterials Conference
Description: Highlights from the third cluster of presentations ("Scientific Considerations") for the conference "Toward the Regulation of Nanomaterials: A Conversation between Academia, Industry, Law, and Government." This video covers the presentations given by David Grainger, Robert Hurt, and Patricia Maurice. reilly.nd.edu http://reilly.nd.edu/conference/nanomaterials/
Workshop: "Mobile Phones as Tools," with Jed Alpert
Jed Alpert, co-founder and Chief Strategy Officer for Mobile Commons, gives an HKS student digital workshop on mobile phones as tools. Moderated by Joel Engardio, MC/MPA.
Monitors condemn Belarus poll arrests
Election monitors condemn Belarus elections after police arrest hundreds of protesters.
Mobile learning in Hair & Beauty (ESOL) Bipata (learner) talks about her experiences in using an ultra mobile PC (UMPC) at Redbridge College.
Bipata (learner) talks about her experiences in using an ultra mobile PC (UMPC) at Redbridge College.
Deaf based staff talking about MoLeNET This video is an interview with a member of staff involved in the MoLeNET project.
This video is an interview with a member of staff involved in the MoLeNET project.
Babbage: December 15th, 2010
M&Ms, man-made life and the Kinect
More expensive medication may be more potent
"Marketing variables not only influence people's perceptions and expectations, they actually influence the real efficacy of products such as medications." This is according to Ziv Carmon, INSEAD Professor of Marketing, who, along with Rebecca Waber and Dan Ariely from MIT and Baba Shiv from Stanford, tested the effect of price on the efficacy of a medication by administering electric shocks to those taking part in the study to test their resistance to pain.
Globalising the brand: Looking beyond lower costs
While many multinational firms are choosing to outsource services and production to Asia, one company says it’s looking beyond lowering costs and is aiming to ‘globalise its corporate brand’ by developing a major R&D base in India.
Wim Elfrink of Cisco Systems, who holds the unique corporate title of Chief Globalisation Officer, says cost differentiation at the company is "a bonus, but the not the main driver anymore." The networking firm is investing around 1.2 billion dolla
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Spartan Sagas: Dean Carpenter
Spartan alumnus Dean Carpenter is truly making a difference — he's helping those seeking medical treatment at a shelter of last resort in Detroit. "I can't solve the heath care problems in Detroit by myself," says Carpenter, "but I can do the best that I can with the person who's sitting in front of me at that moment."
Dewani wedding video released
The family of Shrien Dewani releases the video of the wedding held in India in October.
ISS Update - Dec. 17, 2010
The International Space Station video update for Dec. 17, 2010.
Volcanoes - Continental Drift and Plate Tectonics
This short video describes how volcanoes are created and what causes them to erupt. (1:37)
Health Care Policy and the Next U.S. Administration
In an energetic talk delivered prior to the U.S. presidential election, Jonathan Gruber provides a useful breakdown of the two candidates’ remedies for the nation’s troubled health care system. His detailed analysis of the key issues around health care may prove invaluable as the next president assumes office.
LSE Literary Weekend - Animating a Myth for our times: The Lawsuit of the Animals against Humanity
An event that combines a story-telling of the 1000-year-old eco-fable The Animals’ Lawsuit against Humanity with a panel discussion on the story’s historical and literary origins; current biodiversity in the midst of species extinction; the philosophical relationship between humans; and animals and the need for a myth for our times.