From Godzilla to the Ring: An Overview of Japanese Film
The unit is a gentle, eclectic introduction to Japanese film. It also draws some comparisons between US films and Japanese films. Students examine US and Japanese film from multiple perspectives. The unit features readings, presentations, and interactive activities. For the culminating project, each student creates a simple website on a Japanese movie that he or she has chosen to watch.
Research Seminar: Michelangelo: A Life on Paper
In this lecture recorded as a part of the University of Oxford History of Art Department's Research Seminar series, Professor Leonard Barkan (Princeton University) discusses the theme "Michelangelo: A Life on Paper". Recording date - 4th November 2010.
Language Equivalencies in Translation (English to Quebec French vs. English to France French) Lecture 9: Motion Capture Leading Across Boundaries McGovern Institute: Ten Years of Understanding the Brain in Health and Disease Technology Enhanced Learning for Health Sciences Days of the Week test Episode 7 - Fee Doran Leadership and Disruptive Technologies - Thomas Prescott (Align Technology) Solving Problems Makes a Great Business - Chi-Hua Chien, Dan Rosensweig (KPCB, Chegg) World Wise Schools Investing for Market Strategy and Capital - Lisa Lambert (Intel Capital) Fall 2009 Quarter Roundup: What Did We Learn? - Steve Blank (Serial Entrepreneur) Successful Independent Promotion: From Artist to Entrepreneur - Quincy Jones III, Chamillionaire (QD Responsible Engineering in the Modern Age - Greg Papadopoulos (Sun) What is the Next Big Thing? - Tony Perkins, Tim Draper, Michael Moe (AlwaysOn) Music Artists Go Entrepreneurial - Tony Perkins (AlwaysOn Panel) Delivering a Digital Torrent - Ashwin Navin, Ping Li (BitTorrent)
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Dr Julian Morris on "Motion Capture". Over the past 25 years "motion capture" has grown from very small beginnings into a global market worth many £10 millions per annum, spanning applications in orthopaedics, sport, film, TV and computer games, and industry. The populist model of start-ups suggests an original stroke of technical and entrepreneurial insight, but this is misleading. The reality is a rather more interesting story of successive engineering responses to customer demand and competi
“This is a strange and paradoxical time,” says moderator Peter Senge, in which people live “more and more in each other’s backyard”-- interdependent globally but also fragmented by economics and politics. Senge believes “working across boundaries is the defining challenge” of our era.
Psychiatric illness and neurological disorders such as autism, depression, and Alzheimer’s disease cause countless families to suffer, and require prodigious economic resources to manage. Now, thanks to major advances in genomics, systems neuroscience, and human brain imaging, says Robert Desimone, scientists are unloc
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Days of the Week.
Fee Doran, celebrity stylist and creator of fashion label Mrs Jones, talks candidly about her work, inspirations and experiences within the fashion world.This insight into the work of one of the most iconic image-makers in the music industry offers an introduction to Fee in advance of her appearance at the Shipley Late at the Shipley Art Gallery on Friday 30th October 2009.
Thomas Prescott, CEO of medical device manufacturer Align Technology, discusses disruptive product innovation and leadership in the medical device industry. Prescott shares the company's story, including insights on the launch of their signature product, the Invisalign orthodontic system. He also discusses operational trends and the need for sound analysis of financing, product execution, and business development tactics.
In conversation with KPCB's Chi-Hua Chien, Dan Rosensweig, CEO of textbook rental company Chegg, speaks about his professional history within Yahoo!, ZDNet, and Guitar Hero, and shares insights on business in the dot-com trenches. Rosensweig offers his perspective on the evolution of the online media and advertising industries. Additionally, Rosensweig encourages entrepreneurs-to-be to "bet on the inevitable" as they explore their passions and the growing future of online services.
program aims to engage learners in an inquiry about the world, themselves, and others in order to broaden perspectives, promote cultural awareness and encourage service. Students can email currently serving Peace Corps volunteers and build cross-cultural awareness by reading Culture Matters, the workbook used by Peace Corps Volunteers in the field.
Lisa Lambert, Vice President at Intel Capital, speaks at length on the experience of working for a mammoth, corporate-backed strategic venture capital firm. She unpacks the challenges of the post-recession VC world, and speaks at length about the industry at large. In addition, Lambert discusses critical issues of work/life balance and the conundrum of personal choices faced when climbing the corporate ladder.
Stanford instructor and seasoned serial entrepreneur Steve Blank looks back at the commonalities and quirks of the quarter's previous speakers. Blank outlines a thorough checklist of questions and analysis helpful to any new enterprise leader, and offers insight and case studies from industry giants and new technology plays alike.
Hip-hop artists Quincy Jones III and Chamillionaire discuss mastering the business side of the music industry. Keeping up with cutting-edge technologies, production logistics, and finding creative ways to gain direct audience contact are essential tactics for the self-produced artist in the digital age.
Whereas the 20th century belonged to the scientist, the 21st century, says Sun Micosystems' CTO Greg Papadopoulos, is the domain of the engineer. Rather than secretly toiling away on new discoveries, modern engineers are concerned about social responsibility, renewable materials and product lifecycles, collaborative and open source discovery, and furthering industry-wide innovation.
Three Silicon Valley dealmakers - Tony Perkins, CEO of AlwaysOn; Tim Draper, Founder and Managing Director of Draper, Fisher Jurvetson; and Michael Moe, Founding Partner of ThinkEquity - discuss the evolutions in online media, the power of partnerships, and other next-generation opportunities for the global marketplace.
Quincy Jones III, CEO of QD3 Entertainment moderates an engaging and entertaining panel discussion on the future of the music industry. Captured during the AlwaysOn Stanford Summit, panelists include Chamillionaire, Grammy Award winning & platinum recording artist, MC Hammer, and Mistah FAB.
Ping Li from Accel and Ashwin Navin, the President and Co-Founder of BitTorrent, Inc. talk about BitTorrent's journey from an open-source project to being a global standard for delivering high-quality files over the Internet. He discusses how their team worked on changing the landscape of digital media distribution. His company evolved to provide a revenue proposition to some of the largest media companies in the world. Navin mentions the company's plan of scaling internationally in countries li
Lecture 9: Motion Capture
Leading Across Boundaries
McGovern Institute: Ten Years of Understanding the Brain in Health and Disease
Technology Enhanced Learning for Health Sciences
Days of the Week
Episode 7 - Fee Doran
Leadership and Disruptive Technologies - Thomas Prescott (Align Technology)
Solving Problems Makes a Great Business - Chi-Hua Chien, Dan Rosensweig (KPCB, Chegg)
World Wise Schools
Investing for Market Strategy and Capital - Lisa Lambert (Intel Capital)
Fall 2009 Quarter Roundup: What Did We Learn? - Steve Blank (Serial Entrepreneur)
Successful Independent Promotion: From Artist to Entrepreneur - Quincy Jones III, Chamillionaire (QD
Responsible Engineering in the Modern Age - Greg Papadopoulos (Sun)
What is the Next Big Thing? - Tony Perkins, Tim Draper, Michael Moe (AlwaysOn)
Music Artists Go Entrepreneurial - Tony Perkins (AlwaysOn Panel)
Delivering a Digital Torrent - Ashwin Navin, Ping Li (BitTorrent)