Electric Company: What is a Green Screen?
This video explains how a green screen is used to make actors appear to be in different places. (1:13)
Imaging: Irfanview - Selection Tools
Video: Imaging: Irfanview - Selection Tools Episode 23 (of a 25-part series) This Nortel LearniT tutorial reviews the process for using the selection tools on Irfanview.
Pig Tissue Transplants
One in 20 people will need some kind of tissue transplant during their life. Doctors are getting help from pigs to heal everything from hernias to wounds. Run time 01:37.
Transplant Cells, Not Organs
Pioneering surgeon Susan Lim performed the first liver transplant in Asia. But a moral concern with transplants (where do donor livers come from ...) led her to look further, and to ask: Could we be transplanting cells, not whole organs? At the INK Conference, she talks through her new research, discovering healing cells in some surprising places. (16:26)
Hooked by an Octopus
Underwater filmmaker Mike deGruy has spent decades looking intimately at the ocean. A consummate storyteller, he takes the stage at Mission Blue to share his awe and excitement -- and his fears -- about the blue heart of our planet. Run time 16:30.
Public opinion and its liberal/anti-liberal critics: A reinterpretation of popular sovereignty in li
David Ragazzoni, DPhil student at Scuola Superiore Sant'Anna, delivers a talk for the Inaugural Oxford Graduate Conference in Political Theory. The conference theme was Political Theory and the Liberal Tradition.
Re:Pest : Programma tegen pesten Re:Pest is een educatief project tegen pesten dat bestaat uit verschillende onderdelen en dat gericht is op leerlingen uit de eerste en de tweede graad van het secundair onderwijs. Het creëert een toegevoegde waarde bij al genomen …
Re:Pest is een educatief project tegen pesten dat bestaat uit verschillende onderdelen en dat gericht is op leerlingen uit de eerste en de tweede graad van het secundair onderwijs. Het creëert een toegevoegde waarde bij al genomen …
Evolving board evaluation fuctions for a complex strategy game
The development of board evaluation functions for complex strategy games has been approached in a variety of ways. The analysis of game interactions is recognized as a valid analogy to common real-world problems, which often present difficulty in designing algorithms to solve them. Genetic programming, as a branch of evolutionary computation,provides advantages over traditional algorithms in solving these complex real-world problems in speed, robustness and flexibility. This thesis attempts to a
10.569 Synthesis of Polymers (MIT)
Studies synthesis of polymeric materials, emphasizing interrelationships of chemical pathways, process conditions, and microarchitecture of molecules produced. Chemical pathways include traditional approaches such as anionic polymerization, radical condensation, and ring-opening polymerizations. Other techniques are discussed, including stable free radical polymerizations and atom transfer free radical polymerizations (ARTP), catalytic approaches to well-defined architectures, and polymer functi
The Thistle and the Drone [Audio]
Speaker(s): Ambassador Akbar Ahmed | The United States declared war on terrorism in the wake of the 9/11 attacks. More than ten years later, the results are decidedly mixed. In The Thistle and the Drone, world-renowned author, diplomat, and scholar Akbar Ahmed, reveals a tremendously important yet largely unrecognized adverse effect of these campaigns: they actually have exacerbated the already-broken relationship between central governments and the tribal societies on their periphery. In the th
That's What Friends Are For-Healing Effects of Friendship
In this student produced video, students will learn how friendship can help friends deal with cancer. This is a wonderful video to use a springboard to discuss cancer related topics in the upper middle school/high school classrooms. (4:14)
9.322J Genetic Neurobiology (MIT)
This course deals with the specific functions of neurons, the interactions of neurons in development, and the organization of neuronal ensembles to produce behavior. Topics covered include the analysis of mutations, and molecular analysis of the genes required for nervous system function. In particular, this course focuses on research work done with nematodes, fruit flies, mice, and humans.
5.32 Intermediate Chemical Experimentation (MIT)
5.32 involves more advanced experimental work than 5.310 or 5.311. The course emphasizes organic synthesis assisted by chiral catalysis, purification, and analysis of organic compounds employing such methods as IR, 1D and 2D NMR, UV spectroscopies and mass spectrometry, and thin layer and non-chiral and chiral gas chromatography. In 5.32, experiments also involve enzyme purification, characterization and assays, as well as molecular modeling in organic synthesis and in biochemical syst
Official website of a common word
This is the official website of ‘A Common Word’, a letter drafted and signed by a large group of Muslim scholars, clerics and intellectuals in reaction to the controversy raised by Pope Benedict the XVI’s message in Regensberg on the 13th of September, 2006. The name ‘Common Word’ refers to a Quranic verse (3:64) which calls on followers of other Abrahamic religions to come together with Muslims and agree on common ground and shared values. This document can be foun
Warping in Ableton Live with Loudon Stearns
You can study with Loudon in his Advanced Music Production with Ableton Live online course from Berkleemusic: http://bit.ly/Q4T1iB Berkleemusic instructor Loudon Stearns delves into warping by correcting the timing of a live audio recording. First, a Live set is configured for efficient loop recording and a simple audio drum groove is recorded. The groove is then warped and quantized to be tight with the global tempo. Once warped, the groove is manipulated to explore a variety of tempos and fe
6.336J Introduction to Numerical Simulation (SMA 5211) (MIT)
6.336J is an introduction to computational techniques for the simulation of a large variety of engineering and physical systems. Applications are drawn from aerospace, mechanical, electrical, chemical and biological engineering, and materials science. Topics include: mathematical formulations; network problems; sparse direct and iterative matrix solution techniques; Newton methods for nonlinear problems; discretization methods for ordinary, time-periodic and partial differential equations, fast
The Protestant Reformation - Part 2
Video is a continuation of part 1, which discusses Martin Luther.
Reformation Series #1- Martin Luther
This video looks at the life of Martin Luther. Video shows pictures and words are written on the screen.
9.12 Experimental Molecular Neurobiology (MIT)
Designed for students without previous experience in techniques of cellular and molecular biology, this class teaches basic experimental techniques in cellular and molecular neurobiology. Experimental approaches covered include tissue culture of neuronal cell lines, dissection and culture of brain cells, DNA manipulation, synaptic protein analysis, immunocytochemistry, and fluorescent microscopy.
Darwin’s Compass: Why the evolution of humans is inevitable
Orthodox neo-Darwinism very much emphasises the random and contingent. Re-run the tape of life, as Steven Jay Gould famously observed, and the outcomes would be utterly different. Terrestrial life maybe, but certainly no humans. They, like tulips and tape-worms, are just another evolutionary fluke. The basis of this is hardly surprising: think of random mutations, massive shifts in the environment, not to mention the odd giant rock dropping out of the sky. Life is on a roller-coaster and is flun