Odysseys in Technology: Research and Fun, lecture by Ivan Sutherland
[Record Date: October 9, 2005] Here's the blurb: In 1960, the opportunities for building computers in universities were fading. Computers had become too big, complex, and expensive. The focus shifted to programming and to bringing order into the new subject of software design. This task seemed elusive, mainly because it involved not only designing better languages, but also educating people to make use of such improvements. Nevertheless, for Dr. Wirth, the goal was worthwhile—a goal he pursue
Biomarkers of Organophosphate Metabolism in Humans
Dr. Clement Furlong, research professor with UW Medicine, delivers a lecture on the analysis of two types of biomarkers - those that determine risk of exposure or disease and those that serve to measure exposure. Specific biomarkers discussed will be those that modulate susceptibility to organophosphate (OP) exposures, such as those found in pesticides or aircraft cabin air contaminants. The protocols discussed for characterization of sensitivity and exposure are adaptable for use in clinical l
Celebration of the Marriage of Ms. Mehtab Deva & Mr. Daniel Christopher Tola - 9/28/14
The Celebration of the Marriage of Ms. Mehtab Deva & Mr. Daniel Christopher Tola will be streamed live on September 28, 2014 from Duke University Chapel in Durham, North Carolina.
New momentum: can the success in Bali transform the WTO?
Director-General of the World Trade Organisation, Ambassador Roberto Azevêdo delivered a public lecture on the 17th of July 2014 at ANU entitled, New momentum: can the success in Bali transform the WTO? Ambassador Azevêdo discussed where the WTO should go next and reflected on how trade issues might play into the G20 process — a timely discussion in the lead up to Australia's hosting of the G20 Summit in November. Ambassador Azevêdo is the sixth Director-General of the WTO. In 2008 he was
Home Schooling Overview : Home Schooling Resources
Teach your children from home andlearn about how to begin homeschooling in this video from an experienced teacher and education curriculum expert.
KWR Watercycle Research Institute Their website contains further details about their research programme as well as the latest industry news and details of publicatio
KWR (previously Kiwa Water Research) have an extensive history in drinking water research and on current and future water problems, KWR has extended its field of activities to include the entire water cycle. KWR helps the water sector to identify the challenges it faces, and offers it the means and innovative strategies to meet these challenges successfully.
Their website contains further details about their research programme as well as the latest industry news and details of publicatio
Peer review: a guide for researchers
Peer review: a guide for researchers was produced by RIN (the Research Information Network) and published in March 2010. It provides researchers with an understanding of how peer review works and highlights some of the issues surround the current debates about the peer review process. It is available as a PDF download of some 16 pages.
Assessment of field station success (Panel)
Assessment of field station success presented at the 2010 Annual Meeting of the Organization of Biological Field Stations (OBFS) and hosted by the University of Michigan Biological Station (UMBS). Moderated by Bill Schuster.
Saudis boost haj security measures
Saudi Arabian troops display a show of force ahead of the haj pilgrimage in Mecca next week.
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Keynote address: Research Agenda and Policy Perspectives on Agriculture for Development
The keynote address of the conference, by Justin Lin, the chief economist at the World Bank, focuses on future research priorities and the process of implementing the policy objectives of the 2008 World Development Report, "Agriculture for Development." Justin Lin is the Chief Economist of the World Bank.
Julius Caesar: Caesar's Death Scene
Presented by the University of Richmond's Department of Theatre and Dance, September 30, 2010. Julius Caesar is one of Shakespeare's most gripping political thrillers and one of the theatre's greatest explorations of the intoxicating lust for power and violent change that can lead to the rending of ambitions, friendships, and a nation. Centered around three of Shakespeare's most memorable charactersâCaesar, Brutus, and the young Mark Antonyâthe play contrasts a vast historical canvas
2.1 What makes a good presentation?
Effective communication is the key to a successful presentation. This unit will provide you with a systematic approach to develop the necessary skills. It is important to understand that effective presentation skills can be practised and learned. It is the content of your presentation, and the simple delivery of clear and reasoned arguments, which will help you to achieve your objectives.
How to extract value from Intellectual Property pt 1 (materials)
This zipped file contains all of the materials that made up the "How to extract value from Intellectual Property pt 1". Inside the file is a narrative, the full PowerPoint slide and cc licence information for all the clip art and materials that have been used. There are audio files that also can be used under the creative commons. The relevant attribution and sources for the materials can be found in the narrative transcript of the lecture.
Introduction to microeconomics
This is a module framework. It can be viewed online or downloaded as a zip file. As taught Semester 1 2009/2010. There are no pre-requisites to taking this module and in particular there is no assumption of any prior knowledge of economics. For those who have taken A-level economics or any other version of economics some of the module content will appear familiar to you. However, the methods of analysis and the approach to teaching will quite probably be very different to anything experienced be
Learn German - Lesson 7
Lesson 7 is about the forms of the definite article in the dative and accusative. This video isclearly recorded and begins with phrases in German which are then broken down.You will see all of the words and phrases in both English and German.Good for beginning and intermediate learners.
Lower Intermediate Lesson S3 #17 - Did You Come Here Just to Give Me a Hard Time in Spanish?
Learn Spanish with SpanishPod101.com! You knew that when you came to this Spanish bar, it wasn’t going to be easy to find a seat. Luckily, you could speak Spanish and win the coveted spot near the bar. Now, it is simply a matter of using your Spanish to win the attention of the attractive stranger [...]
Math Goal Directed Lesson Plan
A lesson that reinforces the major ideas involving linear functions through the real world situation of choosing between cell phone plans.
The Theatre of Violence: Narratives of protagonists in the South African conflict
While many accounts have focused on the victims of state repression this unique volume documents the often contradictory and confusing stories of those who acknowledge having committed some dreadful deeds Individuals on various sides of the apartheid divide from state security structures to the ANC PAC and grassroots activists tell their own stories The central focus is to give an account of the actions of the perpetrators here depicted as competing protagonists in an arena of violence It examin
Television News Careers : How to Become an International News Reporter
Becoming an international news reporter, also known as a foreign correspondent, requires having a grasp on international relations, possibly knowing a foreign language and understanding the politics of a given country. Understand what it takes to work overseas as a news reporter with insider information from award-winning former TV news anchor, Glenn Selig, in this video on television jobs.