Perceptive Mobile Robots Working Safely Alongside Humans
Although we are still far from the moment of singularity, or even Star Wars ‘droids, we can anticipate robot colleagues in the near future, believes Seth Teller. He is developing ‘situationally aware’ machines to help out humans in those “unstructured environments…where we live, work and recreate.”
The Power of Competition: How to Focus the World’s Brains on your Innovation Challenges
Cooperation may be making us “a little bit too nice” when it comes to innovation, suggests Fiona Murray. She believes there’s nothing like competition for injecting energy into the process of solving key innovation problems, whether in business or society.
Murray is convinced competition make ventures “more ef
Leadership and Entrepreneurship
While their ventures couldn’t be more dissimilar -- engineering high tech defense gear for soldiers, and running an exclusive online boutique -- this panel’s entrepreneurs share some common experiences and lessons.
Moderator David Fialkow would “love to tell you I’m wicked brilliant, analytical, clairv
An Engineering Career - 50 Years Out
Returning to his freshman physics classroom after half a century, Kent Kresa still feels passionate about MIT: “It’s a place I love; I feel good when I come back, and it’s been very much a part of my life for the past 50 years.” In his talk, Kresa describes how an MIT education helped shape his professional path, leadi
Noorthoek Academy Celebrates 25 Years
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Poem For People That Are Understandably Too Busy To Read Poetry by Stephen Dunn
The movie stills are from Lost in Translation with Bill Murray and Scarlett Johansson. The theme of the poem reminded me of the movie. Relax. This won't last long. Or if it does, or if the lines make you sleepy or bored, give in to sleep, turn on the T.V., deal the cards. This poem is built to withstand such things. Its feelings cannot be hurt. They exist somewhere in the poet, and I am far away. Pick it up anytime. Start it in the middle if you wish. It is as approachable as melodrama, an
PGE Distinguished Lecture: "Is Development Sustainable? Not Even Close" (video)
A talk by Robert Repetto. Is development sustainable? Certainly not the way the world is now going about it. Major trends are heading straight toward ecological and human disasters and if they are not changed and changed soon, development efforts will fail for billions of people, comprising mainly the world?s most vulnerable populations. Climate change, water
Pollinate Energy - bringing safe lighting to India's poor
http://pollinateenergy.org/ UNSW alumnus Monique Alfris talks about Pollinate Energy, the company she co-founded with two other UNSW grads. Pollinate Energy is bringing clean solar lighting to the millions of India’s poor who are still using kerosene - a fuel known to be the country’s second biggest killer of women and children. Monique has a Bachelor of Renewable Energy from UNSW. MORE INFO UNSW student Jifei Wang on his Pollinate Energy Fellowship in Bangalore: https://newsroom.unsw.edu.au
Virtual Maths - Numbers, Geometry 3D shapes
Diagrams and forumulas for calculating area and volume of 3D shapes cube, cuboid, cylinder, sphere, hemisphere, triangular prism, frustrum, cone, pyramid
About Visualizing Cultures, part 4
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Virtual Maths, Shapes, Space and Measure, Tan Table
Calculate the height of a building, Tan Table
Literaturno-memorialnyi muzei F. M. Dostoevskogo
Literaturno-memorialnyi muzei F. M. Dostoevskogo is the beautifully produced, easy to navigate, detailed site of the Petersburg Dostoevsky museum. The site provides: biographical information about the writer in chronological format, with family portraits; a link to the sub-site Dostoevskys Image (catalogued separately); a chronology of literary works with links to overviews and to the full-text source; detailed descriptions of (and links to) six other Dostoevsky museums; photographs of Dostoev
Chicago History Episode 3
Chicago History dives into the event that changed Chicago forever, The Great Chicago Fire in this eight minute video. The video stresses how the fire enabled Chicago to rebuild and reorganize after the event.
CourtWEB is the online federal court opinions information system hosted by the United States District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvannia. Selected opinions of the United States federal courts are provided by judges who have chosen to make them available. The site does not provide a complete collection of court opinions. CourtWEB can be searched by keywords in the full text of the opinion limiting by court or by searching the case number, judge, keywords and date fields. Results have
Embedding enterprise in the curriculum
This presentation discusses the pioneering approach to the embedding of enterprise in the curriculum through people and pedagogy
Derecho del Comercio Internacional
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Have you ever wondered why overheating on a hot day and getting a fever when you're sick feel so different? Both involve an increase in your body's temperature. However, in one case your brain and body do everything they can to cool you off, while in the other they push the temperature inside your body to extreme levels. This video describes these two responses in detail and takes some of the mystery out of fever. The video also gives a simple introduction to homeostatis. Closed captioning inclu
The President's Message - Friday, Jan. 31
In this edition of "The President's Message" Dr. Lloyd Jacobs sits down with Student Government President, Emily Kramp and Vice President, Lauren Jencen to discuss their ongoing work on campus.
Magnetische demping : Demonstratieproef In dit practicum onderzoek je het gedrag van een staafmagneet (opgehangen aan een spiraalveer) in de omgeving van een spoel waar elektriciteit doorheen stroomt. Het werkblad voor dit practicum is gestructureerd …
In dit practicum onderzoek je het gedrag van een staafmagneet (opgehangen aan een spiraalveer) in de omgeving van een spoel waar elektriciteit doorheen stroomt.
Het werkblad voor dit practicum is gestructureerd …