Humana’s CEO on Obamacare: ‘We’re Concerned About What We Don’t Know’
The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act -- better known as Obamacare -- was signed into law by President Barack Obama in 2010. Since then, it has generated enormous amounts of debate, controversy and uncertainty. In an interview with Knowledge@Wharton, Bruce Broussard, president and CEO of Humana, the fourth-largest health care insurance group, offers his take on Obamacare and the challenges -- and opportunities -- it presents to health care stakeholders. (Video with transcript)<
XAML, WPF and Other Fairy Tales | Build 2014 Tim Heuer and Hamid Mahmood sit down with Charles Torre at the Channel 9 Live stage to discuss XAML, WPF, and insights into what's next for Windows Store apps.
Tim Heuer and Hamid Mahmood sit down with Charles Torre at the Channel 9 Live stage to discuss XAML, WPF, and insights into what's next for Windows Store apps.
Science in the Courtroom: The Woburn Toxic Trial
This Starting Point webpage is a summary of a role-playing resource called Science in the Courtroom: The Woburn Toxic Trial. In this exercise, hydrology students role-play expert witnesses in a mock trial dealing with contamination of groundwater. Students prepare for the role-play by studying the movement of groundwater and the transport of contaminants through computational and map exercises and field trips. For the role-play, the hydrology students work with law students. The hydrologists div
Rendering with Dry Markers by Len Rye Film in preparation. In this film you are invited to render an interior space that can either be created by generating a wire frame perspective in the computer using 3D software, or by hand drawn measured perspective techniques. Rendering in mixed media gives a visual an individual hand […]
Mission Accomplished: Five Years later
Five years after the President declared the end of major combat operations in Iraq, Bill Moyers interviews Victor S. Navasky and Christopher Cerf about their latest book Mission Accomplished, described as a "hilarious but depressing compilation of experts who were in error about the war in Iraq." Media and politics expert Kathleen Hall Jamieson analyzes the latest from the presidential campaign. And Bill Moyers reflects on Jeremiah Wright.Author(s):
Putin helps release rare tigers into the wild
Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe Russian President Vladimir Putin helps release rare Amur tigers into the wild in eastern Siberia. Rough Cut (no reporter narration). Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe More Breaking News: http://smarturl.it/BreakingNews Reuters tells the world's stories like no one else. As the largest international multimedia news provider, Reuters provides coverage around the globe and across topics including business, financial, national, and inter
GM’s Daniel Ammann: Driving ‘One of the Great Corporate Transformations of All Time’
The theme of the recent 2012 Wharton Management Conference -- "Changing the Game: Leadership in Crisis" -- is an apt one for the auto industry. Daniel Ammann, CFO of General Motors, addressed leadership issues in a keynote presentation at the conference and in a podcast with Wharton's John Paul MacDuffie, during which he discussed upcoming product launches, the struggling auto industry in Europe and a strong partnership in China. (Podcast with transcript)Author(s):
Why Financial Markets Need Referees
Outgoing U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission head Gary Gensler talks about how the agency has created a regulatory regime to rein in yesterday’s excesses.
MOOCs on the Move: How Coursera Is Disrupting the Traditional Classroom
Massive open online courses (MOOCs) are shaking up traditional models of education. Among the most active providers of them today is Coursera, a start-up that presents some 200 courses to 1.5 million students in collaboration with 33 educational institutions, including the University of Pennsylvania. But how does Coursera deal with challenges such as scaling up the venture, increasing student retention rates and monetizing free content? Knowledge@Wharton talked with Daphne Koller, co-founder of
Tissue engineering and stem cell technology
A lecture, "Tissue engineering and stem cell technology" given by Prof ZhanFeng Cui, University of Oxford, at the 10th OIBC Spring Symposium, held jointly with the Department for Continuing Education, at St Edward's School, Oxford, on 4 March 2009. Visit http://media.conted.ox.ac.uk/oibc2 to view the full presentation from Prof ZhanFeng Cui, including his slides.
Former Spanish Prime Minister Jose Maria Aznar on Bailouts, Protectionism and Why Europe Is a ‘Dec
Spain is struggling with the highest unemployment rate in Western Europe, as well as soaring national debt and a pension shortfall that make many people wonder if the region's fifth-largest economy will require a bailout similar to those granted to Greece and Ireland. Yet despite these challenges, the solution to the country's problems -- according to former Spanish Prime Minister Jose Maria Aznar, who recently spoke at Wharton -- is fairly simple: more fiscal discipline.Author(s):
Bruce Ovbiagele , M.D., MSc, MAS Physician Profile
Bruce Ovbiagele is Professor and Chair of Neurology at the Medical University of South Carolina (SC, USA). He is an elected Fellow of the American Academy of Neurology, American Neurological Association and American Heart Association Stroke Council. He has published numerous peer-reviewed papers on stroke epidemiology, stroke prevention and T2/T3 translational stroke research. Dr. Ovbiagele also serves as a member of the American Society of Neuroimaging, and a member of the American Heart Assoc
"The U.N. Security Council and the Making of the Modern World" (video)
A talk by professor and author David Bosco. From the Berlin Airlift to the Iraq War, the UN Security Council has stood at the heart of global politics. Part public theater, part smoke-filled backroom, the Council has enjoyed notable successes and suffered ignominious failures, but it has always provided a space for the five great powers to sit down toget
Virtual Maths, Shapes, Space and Measure, Demonstration of a Theodolite Survey in action
Using a theodolite to calculate the height of a building, demonstration 'in the field', includes interactive simulation tools and formulae
2014 UGA Grad Studies 3MT Finals - Alex Harkess
Alex Harkess presents his entry in the 2014 UGA 3MT Competition.
Strategic Briefing A Conceptual Process Model for Building Design
Nowadays building design problems are divided in partial discipline related sub-problems. Through targeted and focused attention to sub problems however the awareness of the whole is lost. Each designparticipant gives his sub-problem first priority. In contrast in the past the master builder saw the whole problem as his problem first. Thus the process of seeing the design problem as a whole, as a result ofprioritizing, considering constraints, or strategizing, is lost in today?s practice, basica
The Synergy Between Structure and Ornament: A Reflection on the Practice of Tectonic in the Digital
The use of digital design and fabrication technologies in architecture has followed a paradigm shift, which has seen the topology, form and structure of architecture pushed to incorporate areas such as climate, construction, acoustic etc. While these digital technologies are intended to enhance the processes and performance, a discussion of aesthetics has been ignored. Surmising that the use of digital technology enhances the performability and effi ciency aspects of architecture as well as the
Using the Organizer interface
With some images imported into the Organizer, you're ready to manage, optimize, and share your images. Learn about the Organizer interface so you can find your way around easily.
Learn how to use themes in Premiere Elements to add music, audio, introductions, titles sequences and more.