Fresh Off Its IPO, Can GM Stage a Comeback?
After years of declining market share and unprofitability -- and a multi-million dollar bailout by the United States government -- General Motors is once again a publicly held company. The automaker, which raised some $20 billion through last week's initial public offering, is on sounder footing than it has been in years. Yet the new GM still must compete in a tough global market. So the question remains: Can the new GM perform better than the old GM? Knowledge@Wharton posed this question and ot
12.010 Computational Methods of Scientific Programming (MIT)
This course introduces programming languages and techniques used by physical scientists: FORTRAN, C, C++, MATLAB, and Mathematica. Emphasis is placed on program design, algorithm development and verification, and comparative advantages and disadvantages of different languages.
The Canon's revenge
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1.018J Fundamentals of Ecology (MIT)
This is a basic subject in ecology that seeks to improve the understanding of the flow of energy and materials through ecosystems and the regulation of the distribution and abundance of organisms. The course covers productivity and biogeochemical cycles in ecosystems, trophic dynamics, community structure and stability, competition and predation, evolution and natural selection, population growth and physiological ecology. There is particular emphasis placed on aquatic systems.
Skewer Through a Balloon
Some things in this world just dont mix... dogs and cats, oil and water, needles and balloons. Everyone knows that a balloons worst fear is a sharp object... even a sharpened, wooden cooking skewer. With a little scientific knowledge about balloons under your belt, youll be able to perform a seemingly impossible task... pierce a balloon with a wooden skewer without popping it. Piercing takes on a whole new meaning! In this professionally made video, Steve Spangler pushes a skewer through a ballo
Work at home moms - top mlm companies - Evolv in 90 days
http://water101.myevolv.com/index.asp?co_la=US_EN More than 15 years of scientific research and development have been invested in EvolvHealth, LLC is a direct sales company built to market an incredible product. Give, Share, Evolv. It's our motto, but it's also our philosophy. We act to make a difference in our own lives, the lives of the people around us, and the world through our product, financial freedom, and a commitment to philanthropy. Archaea Active™ is the culmination of more than 15
How To Recognize And Factor A Binomial That Is A Difference Of Perfect Squares
This video explains what perfect squares are and how to recognize them, what to look for with differences of perfect squares, and how to factor a binomial that is a difference of perfect squares. There are many helpful examples given. This video could be used to introduce or reinforce the concept of factoring binomials that are differences of perfect squares.
021 Even further Orbital Angular Momentum - Eigenfunctions, Parity and Kinetic Energy
Twenty-first lecture in Professor James Binney's Quantum Mechanics Lecture series given in Hilary Term 2010
023 Spin 1/2 , Stern - Gerlach Experiment and Spin 1
Twenty third lecture in Professor James Binney's Quantum Mechanics Lecture series given in Hilary Term 2010
026 Hydrogen part 2 Emission Spectra
Twenty sixth lecture in Professor James Binney's Quantum Mechanics Lecture series given in Hilary Term 2010
Treasures of Oxford - Athenian Wine Drinking Cup
Sir John Boardman talks about a wine drinking cup made in Ancient Athens; he also talks about what we can learn from it about Ancient Greek culture and the kind of lifestyle the Greeks had
Credit Crunch Live
Economics students of St Edmund Hall, University of Oxford pose questions to a panel of experts about the credit crunch and global recession.
American-Sino Relations: Review
In the third and final part of this series, Rosemary Foot reviews and critiques the four factors outlined in the previous episode which could hinder good relations between the two nations
Economic growth and spiritual nourishment: Shenzhen and its entrepreneur citizens
Third lecture in the Martin D'Arcy lecture series on Christianity in China, in this lecture, Dr Wu looks at the rapid economic growth in the city of Shenzhen and also the spiritual growth within the city
David Attenborough looks at ‘life in the trees’: examining how species have evolved to cope with arboreal living. You will learn how lemurs, anteaters, bears and many others have developed different methods to help movement and survival.
Article :: Replacing Colors in an Image in Adobe Photoshop CS5
This excerpt from Adobe Photoshop CS5 Classroom in a Book shows you how to use the Color Replacement tool to change the color of the child’s cap in the image of the playground.
Article :: Customizing the Workspace in Adobe Photoshop CS5
This excerpt from Adobe Photoshop CS5 Classroom in a Book shows you how to customize your workspace, controlling which panels, tools, and menus are available at any time.
Revival in housing will happen sooner than expected, says Charles Schwab's Liz Ann Sonders
The U.S. real estate market is set for a rebound in 2011 as home prices sit at their most affordable levels in many places across the country, says Market Strategist Liz Ann Sonders of Charles Schwab. But the recovery will not be even across the U.S.
"De-globalization" may keep some business in the U.S. says Charles Schwab's Liz Ann Sonders
The cost differential between the U.S. and standard labor market rivals India and China has shrunk to levels where the cost of keeping businesses in America is for many businesses cheaper than the headache of outsourcing, said Charles Schwab Market Strategist Liz Ann Sonders