Creating Value in a Volatile World
The need for flexible management of supply chains to increase operational efficiencies could not be greater, as modern companies outsource and manufacture overseas. David Simchi-Levi observes that between 2003 and 2008 labor costs increased by 21% in Brazil, 19% in China, and 3% to 8% in other countries. Me
Italian court orders Amanda Knox to be freed
Oct. 3 - An Italian court cleared 24 year-old American Amanda Knox and her former boyfriend of murdering British student Meredith Kercher in 2007 and set them free on Monday after nearly four years in prison for a crime they always denied committing. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).
The China Model Is Unsustainable While the pols in Europe endlessly consider how they will paper over their financial crisis, "ring fence" Greece and the other PIIGS pass austerity programs, and still get reelected, some speculate that perhaps China will step forward to bail out the eurozone.
While the pols in Europe endlessly consider how they will paper over their financial crisis, "ring fence" Greece and the other PIIGS pass austerity programs, and still get reelected, some speculate that perhaps China will step forward to bail out the eurozone.
Sara Neher's Video Blog: 10-4-11
Questions from applicants, the Consortium application process, and recent events are the topics for this video blog from Sara Neher, Assistant Dean of MBA Admissions at the University of Virginia Darden School of Business.
Philip Rutnam discusses his thoughts on Innovation at the GLS2011 Architecture and Happiness [Audio] Phonics with The Funnies-/letter s sound/ Independent Clause and Dependent Clause - Free English Video by Brightstorm Circumcenter of a Right Triangle Filmmaker Darren Aronofsky on the Mead Film Fest In Space: Antimatter and Astronauts KidzEyez Kenya kidnapping curtails UN aid work Communities: Moriches, Shirley,Mastic,and Mastic Beach 2011 USC Global Conference Opening Night Dow, Nasdaq turn positive for 2011 Body Paragraph - Free English Video by Brightstorm Computer Science Professor Chris Starr Presents at Pecha Kucha Charleston U.S. median wage lowest since 1999
Philip Rutnam, Director General, Business and Skills, Department for Business, Innovation and Skills, discusses his thoughts on Innovation at the Global Leadership Summit 2011
Speaker(s): Ben Rogers, Professor Roger Scruton | Architecture is the most public of art-forms and has borne political, religious and moral meanings throughout history. Can architecture promote human well-being? and if so, how? Ben Rogers is director of the Centre for London think tank. Roger Scruton is a writer and philosopher, who holds visiting positions at St Andrews University, the University of Oxford and the American Enterprise Institute in Washington. With an introduction from William Ar
In this cute, animated video, the Funnies family teach about the letter /s/ sound while using the Funny Bubble Maker. The letter /s/ appears in one bubble while words that begin with /s/ appear in the other bubble. Some of the pictures included are soup, sun, sausage, sandwich, and seven. This is a great resource for the early childhood classroom and for sharing at home. (2:07)
Clauses are groups of words that contain a subject and a verb. Independent clauses can stand alone while dependent clauses cannot. This video describes how to recognize a dependent clause and add parts to the sentence to make it an independent clause. (3:34)
Sal Khan, of Khan Academy, shows that the midpoint of the hypotenuse is the circumcenter of a right triangle. (05:42)
Much has changed in documentary filmmaking since the American Museum of Natural History organized the first Margaret Mead Film Festival in 1977 as a celebration of the pioneering anthropologist and longtime Museum curator. But the one constant has been the Mead Festival's enduring distinction for bringing the public the best in innovative nonfiction films, a legacy that will be celebrated at this year's 35th-anniversary program held from Thursday, November 10, through Sunday, November 13. "Sin
Jim Bickford from Draper Laboratory discusses antimatter and how it might be captured for human use. Then, learn about the relationship of the Russian Soyuz program to astronauts on the International Space Station.
Technology developed at the University of Cambridge to detect peripheral visual field loss in young children will enable the earlier detection of brain tumours, potentially saving sight and lives. Dr Louise Allen, a paediatric ophthalmologist at the University of Cambridge, and Dr Adar Pelah, an electronics engineer at the University of York, have developed a specialised visual field test system to detect peripheral vision defects, called KidzEyez.
Oct 14 - The UNHCR scales back its operation in the Dadaab refugee camp after two Spanish aid workers were kidnapped on Thursday. Lily Grimes reports.
This video begins by defining the terms commmunity, urban, suburban, and rural. Then characteristics of daily life in the suburban communities of Moriches, Shirley, Mastic, and Mastic Beach, New York, are shown. Photos are shown along with narration. ( 2:54)
Opening night ceremony of the 2011 USC Global Conference in Hong Kong, featuring USC provost and senior vice president for academic affairs Elizabeth Garrett; and ceremonial "waking" of lions for a lion dance by Hong Kong Finance Secretary John Tsang and USC president C. L. Max Nikias.
Oct 14 - Summary of business headlines: Dow and Nasdaq erase losses for the year; U.S. retail sales stronger-than-expected in September; iPhone fans flock to new phone despite early criticisms; S&P downgrades Spain, French bank. Conway G. Gittens reports.
This video explains several important parts in body paragraphs. Body paragraphs are considered the crux of an essay and include topic sentences, supporting information, evidence, and analysis. (5:21)
College of Charleston computer science professor Chris Starr was one of the presenters at Pecha Kucha 11. During his presentation he proclaimed San Francisco is soon to be the Charleston of the West. Pecha Kucha, Japanese for the sound of conversation, is a mix of show-and-tell, open-mike night and happy hour that has become a forum for ideas on design, architecture and other forms of creativity. Devised in 2003 in Tokyo, Pecha Kucha Night has spread virally to over 135 cities around the world
David Cay Johnston breaks the news that wages plummeted last year - and explains why Washington needs to act on jobs now.
Architecture and Happiness [Audio]
Phonics with The Funnies-/letter s sound/
Independent Clause and Dependent Clause - Free English Video by Brightstorm
Circumcenter of a Right Triangle
Filmmaker Darren Aronofsky on the Mead Film Fest
In Space: Antimatter and Astronauts
Kenya kidnapping curtails UN aid work
Communities: Moriches, Shirley,Mastic,and Mastic Beach
2011 USC Global Conference Opening Night
Dow, Nasdaq turn positive for 2011
Body Paragraph - Free English Video by Brightstorm
Computer Science Professor Chris Starr Presents at Pecha Kucha Charleston
U.S. median wage lowest since 1999