Entrepreneurship Lecturer - Robert Weist
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Bill Clinton's Life Part 3/6
In Bill Clinton's Life Part 3/6, learn about the beginning of Bill Clinton's journey on becoming an extremely successful politician and how he met and married his wife Hillary. (5:18)
Legatum Lecture: Chris Meyer "The Emerging Economies Drive the Evolution of Capitalism" For half a century the US has sat at the center of the global economic system, and Western-style capitalism has dominated. Now, it's no secret that the center of gravity is shifting. Christopher Meyer discuss today's deeply held assumptions about capitalism and the world of other possibilities in emerging economies. For more videos visit:http://legatum.mit.edu/media?tag=Video <
For half a century the US has sat at the center of the global economic system, and Western-style capitalism has dominated. Now, it's no secret that the center of gravity is shifting. Christopher Meyer discuss today's deeply held assumptions about capitalism and the world of other possibilities in emerging economies.
For more videos visit:http://legatum.mit.edu/media?tag=Video
Upper Intermediate S5 #8 - Murderous Tendencies are Revealed in Japan
Learn Japanese with JapanesePod101.com! You have always had a tendency to procrastinate, especially when it comes to chores that you don’t want to do. So now that you moved into a new apartment in Japan, you’ve promised yourself that you’re going to be more diligent about housework. You wrote up a chore chart in Japanese [...]
Meet Tim Judah: Will Scotland Withdraw from the U.K.?
Learn more: http://pulitzercenter.org/projects/united-kingdom-scotland-independence-referendum-european-union-nuclear-security-nato-scottish-national-party In recent news, the Scottish government have announced plans for a referendum concerning their independence from the United Kingdom in the next couple of years. Pulitzer Center grantee Tim Judah travels to Scotland to report on the future of the country as a part of the United Kingdom, as well as the European Union. The possible shift in the
Establishing Tone in the Distance Course
This course covers seven topics useful to establish tone in the distance course.
Building the Towers
In this video clip, learn a brief history of the conception and creation of the World Trade Center. (4:10)
Exquisite Corpse Adventure: 2011 National Book Festival
Join emcee Mary Brigid Barrett and authors and illustrators Calef Brown, Susan Cooper, Jack Gantos, Gregory Maguire, Patricia McKissack, Katherine Paterson and Chris Van Dusen for a session of fun and surprises as they bring you excerpts from the episodic story "The Exquisite Corpse Adventure," developed as a biweekly story event for the Library of Congress for the Read.gov website. For captions, transcript, and more information visit http://www.loc.gov/today/cyberlc/feature_wdesc.php?rec=5469.
Produced through the University of Mississippi's Division of Outreach.
CULTURE NUMÉRIQUE : 11 La propriété immatérielle (Vidéo)
On doit évidemment lire le titre de cet enseignement comme un oxymore : deux termes en contradiction dynamique : comment être "propriétaire" d'un élément "immatériel" (connaissance, culture, émotion, création, innovation, données,...). Les "droits de propriété intellectuelle" sont accordés par les puissances publiques, ne ressemblent pas aux "droits naturels" en ce ...
International Street Festival 2012
The International Street Festival takes place every year in downtown Athens, Ga. The festival brings awareness and understanding to a variety of different cultures through food, dance, crafts, and music.
Mercurial exercise -- one person, one repository
In this exercise you create a new repository under the control of the Mercurial version control system. Then you add files to it and commit changes to the repository. It is shown how to get back […]
Application problems with equation in one variable
Application problems with equation in one variable
Communication towers kill about 6.8 million birds every year
Every year more than 6 million birds die as they migrate from the United States and Canada to Central and South America, according to a new USC study published April 25 in journal PLoS ONE. "This is a tragedy that does not have to be," said lead author, Travis Longcore, an associate professor in the USC Spatial Sciences Institute in the USC Dornsife Collage of Letters, Arts and Sciences. The birds are killed by the 84,000 communication towers that dot North America and can rise nearly 2,000 fe
Franklin D. Roosevelt's New Deal
In this video clip, learn how President Franklin Roosevelt's New Deal got the American economy back on track, and which components of his New Deal still have a major impact on society today. (1:54)
The rise of the Grid & the Large Hadron Collider - Glenn Patrick
Particle Physicist Dr Glenn Patrick talks about the Large Hadron Collider. Based at CERN, in Geneva, the collider is the largest scientific machine in the world. It started operation in the summer of 2008 and aims to produce colossal amounts of data, which thousands of scientists around the world will analyse to further our understanding of the universe.
Measuring wellbeing and sustainability - Anil Markandya
Professor Anil Markandya, from the Department of Economics & International Development, gives the Charter Day lecture in which he explores more sophisticated ways of measuring a country's wellbeing than just looking at GDP; these include assessing its ecological footprint, rating in the Corruption Perception Index and number of happy life years. Using these techniques, there are some surprising winners and losers.
From cathedrals to cars and planes: representations in engineering design - Chris McMahon
Professor Chris McMahon, from the University's Department of Mechanical Engineering, considers some of the most complex design challenges faced by engineers through the ages, from designing ships in the 17th century, to the modern computer-assisted design of cars and planes.
Regenerative medicine: from stem cells to lab-grown tissues and beyond - Melanie Welham, Paul De Ban
Professor Melanie Welham and Dr Paul De Bank from the University's department of Pharmacy and Pharmacology talk about stem cell research and regenerative medicine.