Economic Update: Banks and Austerity
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Jeff Gold Inaugural Lecture - The Leader's Conundrum or 'You cannot lift yourself up by your own shi
The aim of the lecture will be to do demonstrate the need to challenge continuing traditional images of leaders, often depicted at the apex of things, on top of a hill or at the centre of a complex web of activity. I will argue that those nominated as leaders MUST become aware of what I will call the leader's conundrum and complement their inspiration with 99 x perspiration. To appreciate this call, attendees to the lecture as respectfully asked to do the following just before the lecture: a.
Korean War ( Invasion ) 2/15
Korean War ( Trouble on the horizon ) clip 2 Video gives history of the war. See Korea as the soldiers saw it. Pictures are real and may be disturbing. (CAUTION: Scenes of executions and dead bodies)
Korean War ( Trouble on the horizon ) 1/15
Korean War ( Trouble on the horizon ) clip1 Video gives early history of the war. See Korea as the soldiers saw it.(CAUTION: Scenes of executions and dead bodies)
E-Portfolio Toolkit - Booklet
This E-Portfolio Toolkit is based on experience of developing the “Year Abroad E-Portfolio”, undertaken by the School of Languages at Leeds Metropolitan University. We use an E-Portfolio to assess our students on their period abroad because we think it encourages them to fully engage with culture(s) and language of the target country and to reflect on the resulting cultural and linguistic development. As part of our project, we have also developed a set of learning activities and materials,
The strengths and weaknesses of social media
Jamie Bartlett, Director, Centre for the Analysis of Social Media, Demos, gives a talk for the Reuters seminar series
15.990 Architecture and Communication in Organizations (MIT)
While no businesses succeed based on their architecture or space design, many fail as a result of inattention to the power of spatial relationships. This course demonstrates through live case studies with managers and architects the value of strategic space planning and decision making in relation to business needs. The course presents conceptual frameworks for thinking about architecture, communication and organizations. This course is offered during the Sloan Innovation Period (SIP), which is
Balance Board Shuffle
This teacher-created video shows two students participating in the balance shuffle challenge. In the challenge, one student stands on each end of an eight foot long narrow board placed on the ground. The challenge is to travel to the opposite end and back without falling off. ( :27)
Johns Hopkins Story Swap - Hamster Burial
Sadie Howes '11 recounts to her parents, Marcia Howes '86 and Kevin Howes '85, how she and her friends -- in their desire to find a suitable place to bury their deceased hamster -- settled on the university president's garden.
21F.213 High-Intermediate Academic Communication (MIT)
The goal of this course is to review grammar and develop vocabulary building strategies to refine oral and written expression. Speaking and writing assignments are designed to expand communicative competence. Assignments are based on models and materials drawn from contemporary media (newspapers and magazines, television, Web). The models, materials, topics and assignments vary from semester to semester.
Driehaus Prize Award Ceremony Colloquium
The 2012 Driehaus Prize Award Ceremony Colloquium featuring moderator and host Geoffrey Baer, Architecture critic and Driehaus Prize Juror Paul Goldberger, and laureates Michael Graves and Elizabeth Barlow Rogers on the topic of "Looking to the Past" on March 24, 2012, at the John B. Murphy Auditorium.
Determining the impact of cad drafting tools on the building delivery process
Computer aided design is intended to change the way design and construction are carried out. at a minimum, this implies savings realized in terms of time spent and improvement of the quality of designs produced. to test this idea, we hypothesized that computer aided drafting and design operations may be instrumental in reducing the number of change orders issued and help control cost overruns by improving the accuracy of constr
Joshua Chapter 21 - New International Version of the Bible
This video contains a high quality narration of The Book of Joshua, Chapter 21, from the New International Version of the Bible. Scriptures read by professional voice actors, along with good music and sound effects. No moving images.
Shared, Collective, Generative, Dynamic Virtual Environments - Geneve
In this project we plan to create an experimental novel medium setup for the study of the ?presence? experience in shared, collective, generative, dynamic virtual environments (GENEVEs) in order to study the cross interactions between a given GENEVE and/among its creators/users and to explore the logic of presence in each GENEVE. The new shareable / generative media will try to add personal creativity and social dimension to telefruition of contents. For the European Industry having a leading ed
1.105 Solid Mechanics Laboratory (MIT)
This course introduces students to basic properties of structural materials and behavior of simple structural elements and systems through a series of experiments. Students learn experimental technique, data collection, reduction and analysis, and presentation of results. Students generally take this subject during the same semester as 1.050, Solid Mechanics.
Poly (lactic-co-glycolic acid) (PLGA) porous scaffold for tissue engineering. Enlargement of a Pore.
The patients own cells are seeded onto the scaffold and allowed to attach and start producing new bone. The construct is implanted into the defect site, where eventually the polymer will biodegrade and be completely removed, leaving a natural autogenous bone graft. This technique is particularly useful for large defects, or where the host bed is compromised due to disease, although it is still at the research stage. Average Pore Size 350-550 micrometre, porosity estimated at 35-45%.
Observe the International Space Station
If you know where and when to look, it is actually possible to see the International Space Station as it passes over your community.
This video is a short guide to finding and observing the ISS. Viewing times for your location can be found at http://www.heavens-above.com .
Lessons From the Dover Trial - Part II
Part 2 from Dr. Ken Miller's "God, Darwin, and Design- Lessons from the Dover Monkey Trial" lecture at U of Texas- Austin. Dr. Miller uses news clippings and humor to undermine the anti-evolution movement. Inset video of Dr. Miller giving the lecture with his powerpoint presentation in the background. 9:59 min.
Intervenir la imagen... o el espejo m?gico (Intervene the image... or the magic mirror)
"A technology is interactive to the degree that it reflects the consequences of our actions or decisions back to us. It follows that an interactive technology is a medium through which we communicate with ourselves... a mirror" The purpose of this work is to explore the implications of interactive media through the review of "Utop?a" digital, an interactive piece that explore the implied transformation of the relationship between art and audience and new forms of perception. The artists' role is
This video demonstrate how to use Boolean operators when searching in library subscribed databases.(3:10)