Berlin 1961: Kennedy, Khrushchev, and the most dangerous place on earth
Jim Ledbetter and Fred Kempe discuss the Berlin Crisis of 1961.
Felix Salmon names the new IMF head
Felix Salmon names his picks for the new Managing Director of the IMF.
Fluid creates magnetic sculptures
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Colour fast hologram
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Performance 15: On Line/Xavier Le Roy Feb 2, 5 & 6, 2011
For more information, please visit http://MoMA.org/online In conjunction with the exhibition On Line: Drawing Through the Twentieth Century Video directed by Ben Coccio. Cinematography by Cal Robertson. Produced by Professor Bright Films © 2011 The Museum of Modern Art, New York Over the last decade, choreographer Xavier Le Roy (French, born 1963) has opened up new perspectives in the world of dance. Trained as a molecular biologist, he approaches his work scientifically, starting with a singl
SPICE Simulation Program with Integrated Circuit Emphasis
[Recorded: February 23, 2011] The SPICE (Simulation Program with Integrated Circuit Emphasis) circuit simulator program celebrates its 40th anniversary this year. SPICE was born as a class project at UC Berkeley and first released in 1971. This lecture is a roundtable discussion with Kim Hailey, Ken Kundert, Larry Nagel, Ron Rohrer who were responsible for the creation and world-wide propagation of this invaluable and universally used software program. Topics will include the origins, evolution,
Leading@Google: Joseph Grenny
Joseph Grenny spoke to Googlers in Mountain View on April 14, 2011 about the book he co-authored: Change Anything: The New Science of Personal Success. About Change Anything: "A stunning new approach to how individuals can not only change their lives for the better in the workplace, but also their lives away from the office, including (but not limited to) finding ways to improve one's working relationship with others, one's overall health, outlook on life, and so on. For example, why is it th
Arab youths, revolutions, and the rise of the ‘second society’
The patterns of revolutions tend to be similar, focusing on the rise and fall of their leaders, a plunge into lawlessness, and finally a new order. Today’s movement in the Arab world is different. Sami Mahroum, Director of INSEAD’s Innovation & Policy Initiative in Abu Dhabi, explains why.
Nassim Taleb on Living with Black Swans
Nassim Taleb is a literary essayist, hedge fund manager, derivatives trader and professor of risk engineering at The Polytechnic Institute of New York University. But he is best known these days as the author of The Black Swan: The Impact of the Highly Improbable. During a recent visit to Wharton as part of The Goldstone Forum, he spoke with Wharton finance professor Richard Herring -- who taught Taleb when he was a Wharton MBA student -- about events in the Middle East, the oil supply, investin
Social Enterprise Education for Health Care Professionals
This case study outlines a project to embed social enterprise activities in the Faculty of Health inter-professional learning curriculum
Capital Markets Ecosonic : Union Chapel performance POP-up for dummies Op dit blog vind je berichten over de nieuwste trends, modegrillen, mediawijsheid of pop-up culturen. Deze blog is geschreven door én gemaakt voor jongeren. Hoewel ook alle andere liefhebbers van de cultuur- en jongerenmaatschappij hier … Veterans' Cooperative Grocery Store, April 1946. Photo no. 3. 1987 Glomerata, vol. 90 CMU at the 2014 Tony Awards Hap by Thomas Hardy (read by Tom O'Bedlam) Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency
Interviewed by host John O’Donnell, Peter Klein discusses income inequality cause and effect, role of Fed intervention in capital markets, malinvestment in boom-bust cycles, and the 99% vs the 1% myth. Klein also discusses why boomers are working longer and the impact of youth joining the workplace.
Ecosonic ensemble performance at Union Chapel.
World War II veterans attending Alabama Polytechnic Institute were often married and sometimes had children. To counter high post-WWII prices in Auburn, Ala., the veterans formed a food cooperative, which resembled a small country grocery store. Per the Alumnews, prices averaged 30% less than in local stores. [Individuals in this photograph are not identified. Anyone with information should contact the Auburn University Libraries Cataloging Dept. at firstname.lastname@example.org.]
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Highlights of Carnegie Mellon University at the Tony Awards on June 8, 2014, including alumni nominees, presenters and performers, and the announcement of the Tony Honor for Excellence in Theatre Education co-created by CMU and the Tonys. Carnegie Mellon University is the exclusive higher education partner of the Tony Awards. As part of the collaboration, the two organizations launched the Tony Honor for Excellence in Theatre Education, the first national recognition program to honor kinderga
The language is archaic. Here it is in colloquial form. Hap means luck or fortune. "If some god told me that he caused my misfortunes for his own amusement, then that would bring me some relief. At least I'd know that I'd done nothing to deserve my misery. But I know this isn't true. It just happens that my pleasure has led to pain and my hopes were unfulfilled. It's a matter of lucky and I was unlucky. I might have had a life of happiness instead." In Hardy's day the church was an im
The Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (SIDA) is an organisation managed by the Swedish government with the aim of reducing world poverty. SIDA provides international training programmes, funding and support, and works in partnership with many international organisations. The SIDA website provides details of its activities and publications; some available full text. The website is available in English and Swedish.
Ecosonic : Union Chapel performance
POP-up for dummies Op dit blog vind je berichten over de nieuwste trends, modegrillen, mediawijsheid of pop-up culturen. Deze blog is geschreven door én gemaakt voor jongeren. Hoewel ook alle andere liefhebbers van de cultuur- en jongerenmaatschappij hier …
Op dit blog vind je berichten over de nieuwste trends, modegrillen, mediawijsheid of pop-up culturen. Deze blog is geschreven door én gemaakt voor jongeren. Hoewel ook alle andere liefhebbers van de cultuur- en jongerenmaatschappij hier …
Veterans' Cooperative Grocery Store, April 1946. Photo no. 3.
1987 Glomerata, vol. 90
CMU at the 2014 Tony Awards
Hap by Thomas Hardy (read by Tom O'Bedlam)
Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency