An Exploratory Data Analysis of the US Housing Crisis
This report summarizes work done as part of the Visualizing Large Data Sets PFUG under Rice University's VIGRE program. VIGRE is a program of Vertically Integrated Grants for Research and […]
6.254 Game Theory with Engineering Applications (MIT)
This course is an introduction to the fundamentals of game theory and mechanism design. Motivations are drawn from engineered/networked systems (including distributed control of wireline and wireless communication networks, incentive-compatible/dynamic resource allocation, multi-agent systems, pricing and investment decisions in the Internet), and social models (including social and economic networks). The course emphasizes theoretical foundations, mathematical tools, modeling, and equilibrium n
21W.742J Writing About Race (MIT)
In The Souls of Black Folk (1903), the great cultural critic W. E. B. Du Bois wrote that "...the problem of the Twentieth Century is the problem of the color line." A century after Du Bois penned those words, most Americans would agree that at the beginning of the twenty-first century, the color line remains one of our most pressing social issues. In this course, we will explore the terrain of race in America by reading the works of writers of color and others concerned with the issue
Arquitectura Románico (subtitulado en español)
Este video tiene imagenes sobre el románico, el arte que se desarrolla durante la época feudal. Hay imagenes de iglesias y pinturas. (2:25)
Black Patent Wedge-Heel Shoes
Patent shoes with wedge heels; peep-toes and ankle straps. Insole label partly worn away - from the The Betty Smithers Design Collection at Staffordshire University.
Tatung Early Bird Video-Crypt Encoder
Tatung Early Bird Video-Crypt Encoder. Maker: Tatung. Date: 1989 (circa) - from the The Betty Smithers Design Collection at Staffordshire University.
Long Brown Skirt
Long brown skirt; heavy brown and black flecked fabric. Lined with black silk. Hem is edged with brush (to keep hem clean). Webbing waistband, hook and eye fastens. Long pocket to right hand vent.. Date: 1890 - 1899 (late) - from the The Betty Smithers Design Collection at Staffordshire University.
Historical skills : weights and measurements
Aims to identify and explain some common difficulties in deciphering units of weights, measurements, and money in historical documents. Explores English and Welsh measuring systems, predominantly those used from the late sixteenth and early 17th centuries onwards, and those in force after the Weights and Measures Act of 1824. The resource includes a glossary and bibliography. Illustrative images of items from our collections appear throughout.
Roll-A-Matic Electric Razor
Electric razor in cream plastic housing, chrome trim, controls either side of housing. Three foil heads, two strand flex and two-pin plug; in grey leatherette case. Maker: Remington. Date: 1965 (circa) - from the The Betty Smithers Design Collection at Staffordshire University.
Unigate Milk Bottle
Ordinary glass milk bottle with the dairy's name and other information in moulded lettering and advertising 'Ready Brek' printed in orange and white. Date: 1980 - 1989 - from the The Betty Smithers Design Collection at Staffordshire University.
Floral Cotton St Michael Maxi-Dress
Early 1970s maxi-dress, made to look like a blouse and pinafore. High collar with scalloped lace edging. Squared neckline and cream cotton insert with scalloped edge. Long cream sleeves, elasticated at wrists with scalloped lace. Empire line bodice, Two layers of scalloped trim around the dress. Blue green and white floral pattern. Plastic zip and hook and eye at back.. Maker: Marks and Spencer. Date: 1970 - 1975 - from the The Betty Smithers Design Collection at Staffordshire University.
Mulitcoloured dolls necklace
Multicoloured necklace, on the golden surface a lot of bid works (golden, red, orange), some have form of flowers. In the central green diamonds.At the button there is a coin (golden)hanging from the necklace.At the bak 3 press studs.. Maker: Hartnell, Norman. Date: 1942 (circa) - from the The Betty Smithers Design Collection at Staffordshire University.
Sparkly Disc Shaped Earrings
Sparkly silver plastic earrings in the shape of small discs with lrager discs hanging from them. Clip fastening. Date: 1970 - 1988 - from the The Betty Smithers Design Collection at Staffordshire University.
Gaining Access Using Application and Operating System Attacks
Application and operating system attacks (part 2) and gaining access via network based attacks. Video lecture from a series on Methods and Issues of e-Investigation delivered by Dan Brearley. Running time approximately 47 minutes.
Routes to Success
"Routes to Success" is an introductory-level university course module which has been presented over two semesters to students following the University of Southampton Foundation Year programme in Engineering, Physics and Geophysics. It is divided into three parts, namely "Getting Started in Higher Education" (Pat Maier), "Making Progress" (Martin Counihan) and "Sustaining Success" (Su White). Information about the contents and purpose of "Routes to Success" are in the module specification and
Dunhill Pursuit Aftershave Bottle and Box
Aftershave bottle and box. Squat elongated bottle with silver metal cap with bronze compass inset in top. Label (to front): Dunhill and (base) Pursuit Eau de Toilette 50 ml 1.6fl oz Flammable Made in France Bronze snakeskin effect box with Dunhill Pursuit and comapss on silver ground. Silver strip along base with Eau de Toilette Natural Spray Vapouriser 50 ml 1.6fl oz in black characters. Ingredients listed on back of box; barcode on base. Interior corrugated packaging in same bronze colour.. Ma
About the MISTI Program
The MIT International Science and Technology Initiatives—better known as MISTI—connects MIT students and faculty with research and innovation around the world. MIT's primary international program, MISTI is a pioneer in applied international studies—a distinctively MIT concept. Working closely with a network of premier corporations, universities and research institutes, MISTI matches hundreds of MIT students annually with all-expenses-paid internships and research abroad.
The Future of Digital Public Media
Public broadcasting executives and producers discuss their changing roles as digital technology transforms the news and entertainment industries, and provides individuals with powerful tools for shaping their communities. Moderator Jake Shapiro asks panelists to discuss ventures that illustrate new dimensions of public medi
Carbon and Energy Efficient Supply Chains
Consumers will soon be able to quantify the carbon footprint of products they consume, and that could begin to change consumer behavior. The common banana you buy, say organic or not, is probably labeled by the country or origin. Increasingly, you might see a second sticker adorning your beloved yellow fruit – it will be a
You could use templates to begin the process of reflection. Here is a two stage template you can modify for your own use; Stage 1: A very personal consideration of events etc. You may only want to keep this for yourself to see. Stage 2: Translating your feeling and thoughts into a record that can be shown to others together with extended analysis. The entries do not need to be large but related to the topic.