Part Two: GAMBIT Summer Summit 2011
Part Two: Every summer at the Singapore-MIT GAMBIT Game Lab, students from Singapore and the US work with GAMBIT researchers and development teams on novel game concepts, and visiting researchers spend that time research gaming related topics across a variety of fields. Back on July 6th, 2011, we drew back the curtains in the middle of the summer to provide insights into our current game development and research activities during the inaugural GAMBIT Summer Summit. PART TWO is a discussion fea
Metric Unit Conversions
Students learn that in the metric system, all measures of length are based on meters. For example, a centimeter is 1/100 of a meter. And all measures of weight are based on grams. For example, a kilogram is 1000 grams. And all measures of volume are based on liters. For example, a milliliter is 1/1000 of a liter. Students are then asked to solve problems using conversion factors, such as 4,500 milligrams = ____ grams.
Donna Hyland; President and CEO, Children's Healthcare of Atlanta - IMPACT
September 21, 2011 - IMPACT presents Donna Hyland; President and CEO, Children's Healthcare of Atlanta For 25 years, Donna W. Hyland has helped shape the delivery of healthcare to children in Georgia and beyond. First as Chief Financial Officer, then Chief Operating Officer and now as President and Chief Executive Officer, Hyland has overseen monumental growth and achievement at Children's Healthcare of Atlanta. She was an instrumental player during the 1998 merger of Egleston Children's Healt
The Bat Bridge Quest, Austin TX
This selection contains a spectator's video of his walk through downtown Austin, Texas, to the Congress Avenue Bridge to see the famous nightly departure of the bats. Austin, Texas, has the largest urban bat colony in North America. ( 9:59)
This is a student created six minute video that offers an overview of this country. It does not have narration, but uses images and graphics to provide information on the history and culture of this land.
State Violence and the Responsibility to Protect: the role of the international community [Audio]
Speaker(s): Dr Chaloka Beyani, Ignacio Llanos, Professor Sir Adam Roberts | The UN has a responsibility to protect populations from genocide and crimes against humanity, but to what effect? Experts will consider how recent events, such as those in Libya, challenge the international concept of 'Responsibility to Protect'. Chaloka Beyani is senior lecturer in law, LSE. Ignacio Llanos is counsellor of the Embassy of Chile in the UK. Adam Roberts is president of The British Academy.
Building Winning NFL Teams
How do NFL executives use information to build successful teams? The NFL Scouting Combine is one of the best sources of information about prospective players. Coaching staffs, medical personnel and top executives from all 32 NFL teams evaluate over three hundred of very best college football players eligible for the NFL draft during the annual event.Tim Ruskell, General Manager and President of Football Operations for the Seattle Seahawks, talks about the Scouting Combine and building a winning
Atomic model of Ag-Al quasicrystal CORE-Materials posted a photo: This image presents an atomic model for a fivefold icosahedral Al-Ag quasicrystal. The model was developed for studying island nucleat
CORE-Materials posted a photo:
This image presents an atomic model for a fivefold icosahedral Al-Ag quasicrystal. The model was developed for studying island nucleat
Stop Snoring, Bernard! By Zachariah OHora -- Book Trailer
Watch this book trailer video and meet Bernard the sea otter, star of Stop Snoring, Bernard!, a picture book for children by author and illustrator Zachariah. ( :35)
Virtual Maths - Numbers, 2D Elipse simulation tool
Interactive simulation tool demonstrating formula for calculating the area of an elipse
Fundamentos de economía de empresa
Esta asignatura introduce al alumno en los fundamentos de la economía y administración de la empresa, a la vez que aborda el análisis de la misma desde un enfoque sistémico en el cual el entorno desempeña un papel esencial, sin olvidar el rol determinante a desarrollar por parte de la figura del empresario. Adquiere especial relevancia el estudio de los conceptos y herramientas claves del sistema de dirección empresarial y de las principales decisiones a tomar por el mismo, así como el an
Val Skov '55 speech at 2011 Crew Dinner
Val Skov '55 was Stroke of the 1954 and 1955 MIT Men's Lightweight Crew which won the 1954 and 1955 Thames Challenge Cup. He discusses the travails during the 1955 season. The is an introduction and comments from Jack Frailey '44 who was the coach of these Crews.
North Panola High School & MTC Add Up to Success
Since the Mississippi Teacher Corp and North Panola High School teamed up, students' test scores have improved and the school is on the road to success. Video by Mary Stanton.
Adam Riess - Nobel Press Conference
Johns Hopkins University professor and researcher Adam Riess was named a 2011 Nobel Laureate in Physics and Astronomy for his study of "dark energy" and its role in the expansion of the universe.
Political Identities and Organizing for Social Change
Annie Kersting reads her thoughts on how a political identity is developed over the course of a life, and she reflects on how unique experiences are formative to a person's manner of organizing when acting for social change.
.NET 4.5: Eric St. John - Reducing Reboots During Framework Installation Software developer Eric St. John explains the work he and team have done to limit the necessity for reboots during the installation of the .NET Framework version 4.5 (now in Developer Preview mode). It's quite amazing how complex installation can be and the amount of work an installer has to do to enable the best possible experience for users installing the software. Eric and te
Software developer Eric St. John explains the work he and team have done to limit the necessity for reboots during the installation of the .NET Framework version 4.5 (now in Developer Preview mode). It's quite amazing how complex installation can be and the amount of work an installer has to do to enable the best possible experience for users installing the software. Eric and te
Office Show 911: The shortcut to keyboard shortcuts We know you dev types like to work fast. In Office, there are ways to do just about everything without a mouse or a touch pad slowing you down. (Try hitting ALT to see the keys for everything on the ribbon.) For a very fast, caffeinated tour of the major ways to skip the mouse, check out this edition of Office Show 911. There are also shortcut training courses and articles for the maj
We know you dev types like to work fast. In Office, there are ways to do just about everything without a mouse or a touch pad slowing you down. (Try hitting ALT to see the keys for everything on the ribbon.) For a very fast, caffeinated tour of the major ways to skip the mouse, check out this edition of Office Show 911. There are also shortcut training courses and articles for the maj
Christopher Columbus Biography
Christopher Columbus 1451 - 1506 Christopher Columbus' four historical voyages across the Atlantic forever changed the future of civilization and this fast moving two minute video reviews some of his accomplishments and failures.
Graduate Skills is one of the series of Futures workbooks, which help students choose and prepare for their careers. Like the other workbooks in the series you can dip in and out doing the exercises which are most relevant to you. You might want to include the exercises or the output in your personal development plan or e-portfolio. The aim of this workbook is to introduce you to the concept of graduate job skills and enterprise, looking at which career path you decides to follow. It’s not j
Ring Falling in a Magnetic Field
Three aluminium objects are dropped through a magnetic field. The objects move slower entering and leaving the field due to changes in the flux through the object. The change in the flux through a conductor results in a force which opposes additional flux change. As a result the force opposes the motion and slows the object's fall. This demonstration illustrates Faraday's and Lenz's law.