Investment and Consumption - Khan Academy
During this video clip, Sal Khan discusses the difference between every day and economic notions of investment and consumption. (07:32)
Article :: Manual Black and White Adjustments in Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 4
In the following steps, Martin Evening shows how he was able to improve upon the default Auto B&W panel setting and thereby maximize the contrast in a photograph.
CSLA.NET | Visual Studio Toolbox In this episode, Rocky Lhotka joins us to talk about CSLA.NET. CSLA is a software development framework that helps you build a powerful, maintainable business logic layer for Windows, Web, service-oriented, and workflow applications. Its primary goal is to help you implement, manage, and reuse business logic. Rocky introduces CSLA.NET and then shows us how the upcoming version supports async programming and Windows 8 apps.
In this episode, Rocky Lhotka joins us to talk about CSLA.NET. CSLA is a software development framework that helps you build a powerful, maintainable business logic layer for Windows, Web, service-oriented, and workflow applications. Its primary goal is to help you implement, manage, and reuse business logic. Rocky introduces CSLA.NET and then shows us how the upcoming version supports async programming and Windows 8 apps.Author(s):
Eco-friendly ATMs make good cents, says manufacturer
Aug. 14 - A Brazilian firm has developed eco-friendly ATM booths crafted from recycled materials and a solar panel that helps lower energy usage. The company says its green ATMs are at the forefront of modern, environmentally responsible design. Tara Cleary reports.
Tower Views - Welcome Back Students
In this edition of Tower Views, Larry Burns vice president of external affairs, is on location all around campus, asking students how their first week back to school was.
The Yarn: Jason White
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Concept Question: Terms of Navier-Stokes Equations (another example)
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Testing the performance of structural models in pricing credit spreads
Manuel Rodrigues outlines his research into financial models that are structurally driven by the Black-Scholes formula in order to determine equity pricing; and whether they under or over-produce credit risk. In order for firms to properly price credit risk, his research goes on to look at which market most efficiently tells us about fundamental increases in credit risk. Perhaps surprisingly, his work has demonstrated that the Equity market is the most efficient for identifying increased risk. T
INN Guest Lecture John Dennis Team 17
John Dennis from Team 17 visited Leeds Met to deliver a guest lecture offering exclusive insights into the games industry. John offers insights and tips on what it takes to create an engaging and enjoyable game play experience. Team 17 were responsible for the classic 'Worms' games series amongst other popular titles and most recently are developing the new game Alien Breed Evolution
The Geiger Counter
A demonstration of a Geiger counter, complete with a living member of the Geiger family! The great-great grandson of the inventor of the Geiger counter is a student in this chemistry class (08:18).
Science Bulletins: Curiosity Lands on Mars
In early August 2012, the Mars Science Laboratory Curiosity rover was safely delivered to its Mars landing site in Gale Crater. In addition to the rover's science instrument payload for atmosphere and soil analysis, Curiosity carries 17 cameras that are capturing the Martian landscape in unprecedented detail. Scientists anticipate that the geological diversity of the landing site and nearby areas will yield a rich variety of samples, informing their understanding of Mars's past and present habit
Sports Spread: World Cup Qualifiers and Italian GP
Sept. 6 - England kick off their World Cup qualifying campaign with matches against Moldova and Ukraine. We assess their chances and the hopes of the other home nations. Plus we preview the Italian Grand Prix
3XSQ: United Healthcare in, Kraft out
Sep 14 - UnitedHealth Group stock getting a boost on the announcement that it will join the Dow Jones Industrial Average as Kraft exits
The Mighty Oceans
From NASA. Earth is the water planet. Although forty percent of Earth's population lives within or near coastal regions, the ocean impacts people everywhere. Most of Earth's water is stored in the ocean -- a driving force for weather and climate. The Earth's surface is warmed unevenly by the sun. (05:22)
Nieuwe cursus gepubliceerd: Bouwen in/op/aan het water
Link: http://ocw.tudelft.nl/courses/stedenbouw-in-de-delta/bouwen-inopaan-het-water/course-home/ wij hebben een nieuwe cursus toegevoegd aan de minor: Stedenbouw in de Delta. Het doel van deze cursus is inzicht te krijgen in het civieltechnische aspecten van bouwen in het Nederlandse deltalandschap. In de lezingen wordt aandacht besteed aan het onderscheid tussen de verschillende typen van kaden, dijken en waterkerende constructies. Tevens staan [...]
This Day in History April 20: Castro Announces Mariel Boatlift
On April 20, 1980, the Castro regime announces that all Cubans wishing to emigrate to the U.S. are free to board boats at the port of Mariel west of Havana, launching the Mariel Boatlift. The first of 125,000 Cuban refugees from Mariel reached Florida the next day. (1:00)
Breakingviews: Germany ESM vote
Sept. 12 - The Constitutional Court's conditional approval for Berlin taking part in the ESM doesn't alter Germany's euro equation, says Reuters Breakingviews.
U.S. Day Ahead: Consumers set to show signs of life
Sep 13 - Retail numbers out in the morning could show that shoppers are still spending despite the sour job market.
Leeds Metropolitan University Embedding Digital Literacy ebook (PDF version)
Digital literacy is one of our University’s graduate attributes. It is an essential life skill preparing students for life as a graduate and getting a job after University. Employers value really good digital skills. A graduate attribute is an amalgamation of skills, knowledge and attitudes, built up through a student's time at university, which they are capable of articulating and demonstrating to the wider world, for example when seeking employment and when working. In consultation with s