Garrett Augustus Morgan
This student-made mini-bio tells about the life and accomplishments of the scientist, Garret Augustus Morgan. This was a project for school in honor of black history month. Animations and music created by Zach Burkhart. (03:52)
Breakingviews: Capital markets break cycle
Jan. 10 - This financial crisis is different for the capital markets cycle. After recoveries in investment-grade and junk issuance, IPOs should pick up -- but not this time according to Breakingviews.
Reuters Asks: Who will stop QE first?
Jan. 11 - We ask financial professionals which major central bank will be the first to end quantitative easing.
Public Seminar Series, Hilary term 2013. Seminar by Professor Bridget Anderson (University of Oxford) recorded on 21 November 2012 at the Oxford Department of International Development, University of Oxford.
Yury Polyanskiy Recorded 10/11/12
Dean Kamen: Rolling Along, Helping Students and the Third World
Inventor Dean Kamen lays out his argument for the Segway and offers a peek into his next big ideas (portable energy and water purification for developing countries). NOTE: this video exceeds 10 minutes and the end is an advertisement. (22:05)
Reuters Today: Yen bears show more teeth
Jan. 11 - The yen tumbles as Japan's PM mulls BOJ mandate change. Plus Italian borrowing costs set to dip as investors sniff out returns.
Peter Post - Why Etiquette Matters to You in the 21st Century
Peter Post, director of The Emily Post Institute and author of five etiquette books, presented "Why Etiquette Matters to You in the 21st Century" as part of the Cunanan Leadership Speaker Series hosted by the College of Business.
ISS Update - Jan. 14, 2013
The International Space Station update video for Jan. 14, 2013.
[Mac10Professional] Back to Basics - Cover Letters
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GCC prospects bright if policies change - First Solar
Jan. 17 - First Solar, the world's biggest thin-film panel producer, says the GCC is a major growth market but policies in the region must first change for the solar industry to really take off.
Plutocrats: The Rise of the New Global Super Rich [Audio]
Speaker(s): Chrystia Freeland | There has always been some gap between rich and poor but it has never been wider - and now the rich are getting wealthier at such breakneck speed that the middle classes are being squeezed out. Acclaimed business journalist and global editor-at-large of Reuters, Chrystia Freeland has unprecedented access to the richest and most successful people on the planet, from Davos to Dubai. She offers a timely insight into the current state of capitalism and its most wealth
037 It's Time We Met: A Tokyo Teenager Visits the Museum
Mimiko, a teenager from Tokyo, visits the Met and tours the new 19th-Century European Paintings and Sculpture Galleries.
"The Media Relations Department of Hizbollah Wishes You a Happy Birthday: Unexpected Encounters in t
A talk by New York Times journalist Neil MacFarquhar. His book, "The Media Relations Department of Hizbollah Wishes You a Happy Birthday" reveals a cross-section of unsung, dynamic men and women pioneering political and social change. There is the Kuwaiti sex therapist in a leather suit with matching red headscarf, and the Syrian engineer advocatin
The UKCIP user interface
Tom Wilson gives an introduction to the UK Climate Impacts Program user interface, where individuals are able to create climate future projections for different areas of the UK. He also demonstrates how the user interface works
041 Special Exhibition: Michelangelo's First Painting
Keith Christiansen, the Jayne Wrightsman Curator of European Paintings, and Michael Gallagher, Conservator in Charge of Paintings Conservation, discuss their research and conservation of the first known painting by Michelangelo Buonarroti (Florence 1475–Rome 1564), believed to have been created when he was twelve or thirteen years old. Recently acquired by the Kimbell Art Museum, the painting The Torment of Saint Anthony has undergone conservation and technical examination at the Metrop
The First Decade of Informatics in Dutch High Schools
Informatics is currently being taught in high schools all over the world. In the Netherlands, where all students are expected to become computer literate in the lower grades of high school (Hulsen et al., 2005), it has been decided not to consider computer literacy as being part of Informatics. What, then, should be the content of the Informatics curriculum taught in the higher grades? What should be taught, how and to whom? How should students' achievements be assessed? The answers to these que
Elements of Calculus I
Notre Dame OpenCourseware (OCW) offers free educational resources for the course "Elements of Calculus I" in the Department of Mathematics. Topics include functions, limits, derivatives, and an introduction to integral, with interesting real-life applications throughout. This Calculus course is for students in arts and letters, architecture, or business.
Review of Technology Solutions for Knowledge Management
The present paper focuses on Knowledge Management (KM) as a new managerial discipline emerging in the last few years of the 20th century. The main emphasis of the paper is on the technological solutions applied in the organizations at different stages of the KM life cycle. It makes a classification of the types of technologies described in the theory and practice based on the main KM processes. Finally, are presented survey data on the real application of various knowledge management technologie
The pedagogical challenges to collaborative technologies
Collaborative technologies offer a range of new ways of supporting learning by enabling learners to share and exchange both ideas and their own digital products. This paper considers how best to exploit these opportunities from the perspective of learners' needs. New technologies invariably excite a creative explosion of new ideas for ways of doing teaching and learning, although the technologies themselves are rarely designed with teaching and learning in mind. To get the best from them for edu