Strengthening the Prohibition of Torture: The Evolution of the UN Committee against Torture - Conclu
WCL Dean and Professor of Law Claudio Grossman, Chair, UN Committee against Torture Widney Brown, Senior Director, International Law and Policy, Amnesty International
The Evolution of Economic Policy on Climate Change
ANU Trevor Swan Distinguished Lectures in Economics The lecture traces the outlines of economic thinking on climate change. Two competing paradigms are reviewed: (1) modelling of greenhouse gases mitigation as a dynamic optimal control problem and (2) the willingness to pay of the present generation to ensure future generations against the potential adverse impacts of climate change. The presentation examines the challenges of the economics of international co-operation, the choice of econo
Services science - thinking about service in an innovative, integrated way
IBM's Steve Street explains why the financial meltdown, which demonstrates the limitations of a purely financial model, will motivate a move towards multiple sources of value. Services are crucial for our economy, the crisis has shown this very clearly, therefore it makes sense to look more scientifically at this important part of our society. We are, Steve believe, on the cusp of a radical transformation in the way services are delivered.
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Linear NonHomogeneous Differential Equation: Example 8
Demonstrates the Method of Undetermined Coefficients for the product of x and an exponential.
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British slave trade legacies
The website "British Slave Trade Legacies" (BSTL) is a web archiving project. The sites archived in BSTL attempt to index what was online from June 2007 to June 2008 detailing anniversary programmes created to educate the public. The Abolition of the Slave Trade Act passed in 1807 made it illegal for Britain to kidnap, capture, and transport African people from their homeland. In 2007 numerous organizations and community groups commemorated the bicentenary. Over 200 URLs are now collected in thi
Converting Within the Metric System
In this video Sal Khan discusses how to change decimeters to kilometers. (04:42) The instructor uses computer software for demonstration.
James Thindwa and William Greider
The JOURNAl profiles James Thindwa, whose campaign for economic fairness for working people in Chicago has brought him up against the city's powerful political establishment and corporate giant Wal-Mart. For Thindwa, the battle is never over. For years best-selling author William Greider sounded the alarm about Washington's unholy alliance with Wall Street and the failure of the Federal Reserve and other regulators to take preventative measures to avoid disaster. Now, he offers suggestions to th
19.04.2012 – Langsam gesprochene Nachrichten
Trainiere dein Hörverstehen mit den Nachrichten der Deutschen Welle von Donnerstag – als Text und als verständlich gesprochene Audio-Datei. *** Indien hat nach eigenen Angaben erfolgreich eine atomwaffenfähige Langstreckenrakete getestet. Der Versuch der Interkontinental-Rakete vom Typ Agni-V sei ein "hundertprozentiger Erfolg gewesen", sagte Vijay Saraswat, der Leiter der Entwicklungsbehörde des Verteidigungsministeriums (DRDO), die die Rakete gebaut hat. Sie hat eine Reichweite von me
The Exchange: Democrats sound off
At the DNC in Charlotte, delegates defend the middle class, criticize Congress, and argue for a second term.
King of the Corporate Jungle
Ten finalists from UNSW's Media Portfolio course compete in a battle of pitches to industry professionals. Who will be king of the corporate jungle? One for David Attenborough fans. You'll see why... More info on UNSW's Media Portfolio course: http://www.handbook.unsw.edu.au/undergraduate/courses/2013/MDIA3003.html
17.042 Citizenship and Pluralism (MIT)
This course will serve as both an introduction to contemporary political philosophy and a way to explore issues of pluralism and multiculturalism. Racial and ethnic groups, national minorities, aboriginals, women, sexual minorities, and other groups have organized to highlight injustice and demand recognition and accommodation on the basis of their differences. In practice, democratic states have granted a variety of group-differentiated rights, such as exemptions from generally applicable laws,
11.360 Community Growth and Land Use Planning (MIT)
This subject explores the techniques, processes, and personal and professional skills required to effectively manage growth and land use change. While primarily focused on the planning practice in the United States, the principles and techniques reviewed and presented may have international application. This course is not for bystanders; it is designed for those who wish to become actively involved or exposed to the planning discipline and profession as it is practiced today, and as it may need
Artists & Designers HRT Libraries
This "commercial for libraries" was collaboratively created by librarians from the member colleges of the Association of Independent Colleges of Art and Design. Included are testimonials from artists, designers, and writers including Carole Caroompas (Otis), Meg Cranston (Otis), Suzanne Lacy (Otis), Milton Glaser (School of the Visual Arts), Scott Grieger (Otis), Steven Heller (School of the Visual Arts), Ellen Lupton (Maryland Institute College of Art), Terry Myers (School of the Art Institute
Lecture 14: Innovation, Spin-out Companies and Nanotechnology
Professor Peter Dobson on "Innovation, Spin-out Companies and Nanotechnology". Innovation is what happens between the invention stage and the generation of revenue arising from the invention. For a knowledge economy such as in the UK, it is imperative that we can optimize innovation. At Begbroke we have been trying to understand the dynamics and barriers to innovation by creating a unique Science Park where high technology spin-off companies work on the same site as interdisciplinary University
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The scramble to find the living and dead in Syria
More from Syria: http://smarturl.it/SyriaAttack Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe Feb. 28 - Amateur video appears to show the aftermath of a car bomb attack in Idlib as residents scramble to find the living and the dead in Syria. Deborah Lutterbeck reports 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 international n
Strategic thinking for an Age of Austerity
David Blagden, DPhil candidate in International Relations in Oxford, gives a talk for the ELAC Hilary Term 2010 seminar series. This series is co-hosted by the ELAC and the University of Oxford Programme on the Changing Character of War (CCW).
The Ocean Floor - by StudyJams
Earth's most magnificent and enormous landforms are all on the ocean floor. Volcanoes and earthquakes change the ocean floor, creating new landforms. Erosion on land also deposits minerals and animal matter on the ocean floor. Learn more about the ocean floor with this slide show from StudyJams. Vibrant photos are set to music, with information written under each photo. A short, self-checking quiz is also provided with this link.
Synchrony and Similiarity in Human Cooperation
This Anthropology Departmental Seminar (30 November 2012) is presented by Emma Cohen of the Institute of Cognitive and Evolutionary Anthropology, Oxford.