Authors@Google: Oliver Sacks
Oliver Sacks, M.D., is a physician, a best-selling author, and professor of neurology and psychiatry at the Columbia University Medical Center. He is joined by Ann Farmer at Google's New York Office and discusses his book, "The Mind's Eye." Dr. Sacks focuses on creative people who have learned to compensate for potentially devastating disabilities. From the concert pianist who progressively lost the ability to recognize objects yet managed to keep performing from memory; to the writer whose stro
Journeys Through Sociology: Raquel Sosa
In this interview Dr. Raquel Sosa shares how she was drawn to sociology as a means of addressing social problems and inequalities. She also discusses her efforts to support and develop interdisciplinary research, particularly in the context of Latin American scholarship. Finally, she concludes with a discussion of how she approaches her work as both a sociologist and a political representative within Mexico City government. This is part of a series of interviews with the 22 members of the Execu
Women's Basketball Worst Movies
Meet the 2011 Women's Basketball team and discover their least favorite films.
Women's Basketball Meet the Players 2011
Meet Armstrong Atlantic State University's Women's Basketball team.
The Holloway Series in Poetry - Judith Goldman
http://holloway.english.berkeley.edu/ JUDITH GOLDMAN is the author of Vocoder (Roof 2001), DeathStar/rico-chet (O Books 2006), and l.b.; or, catenaries (Krupskaya 2011). She co-edited the annual journal War and Peace with Leslie Scalapino from 2005-2009 and is currently Poetry Feature Editor for the academic web-journal Postmodern Culture. From 2007-2011, she was a Harper Schmidt Fellow at the University of Chicago. In fall 2011, she is the visiting Holloway Poet at the University of Californ
Pope Benedict arrives in Africa
Nov. 18 - Pope Benedict called for religious tolerance as he arrived in Benin, the cradle of Voodoo in West Africa. Deborah Gembara reports.
مخارج الحروف بالفتح - Arabic Alphabet with short a
A one minute video where the arabic alphabet is shown on the screen and pronounced.
Reading a Thermometer
In this video segment from Cyberchase, the CyberSquad learns how to read a thermometer as they try to keep their chocolate sculpture from melting.
Terry Hodgkinson Inaugural Lecture
Terry Hodgkinson's Inaugural Lecture - Inspirational Leaders
The Golden Rush
The California Gold Rush began in 1849 drawing people from across the nation following promises of great riches. Some were very lucky, but many found great disappointment. (1min)
The Virtual University: Challenges and Opportunities
This is the fall 2011 Colloquium on Undergraduate Education (http://ls.berkeley.edu/about-college/l-s-divisions/undergraduate-division?q=about-college/l-s-divisions/undergraduate-division/colloquium-undergraduate-education), held on the Berkeley campus on November 16, 2011. Panelists: Dean Christopher F. Edley, Professor Philip B. Stark, Katie Dustin, and Zoe Tamaki.
Wine Rules: Talking turkey
Nov. 16 - Ray Isle, Executive Wine Editor at Food & Wine, finds a place for both red and white wine at your Thanksgiving table.
Katlynn & Brianna
Ice Cream the Italian Way
From having the right ingredients on hand for all 300 flavors to keeping the frozen treats at a frosty -30 degrees, the technicians at Ciao Bella Gelato Company are shown how this is done. Shows the use of math in the industry as well.
Running time 5:05 minutes
Kinetic energy absorber could improve road safety
Nov. 22 - A system designed to absorb the impact of collisions could have revolutionary implications for road safety according to its developers. The system converts linear kinetic energy, like that generated in a car crash, into rotary energy that can be expended safely in a flywheel. Stuart McDill reports.
Europe's troubles a warning to U.S. to fix budget: advocate
Nov. 16 - Maya MacGuineas, president of the Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget, discusses how to cut $1.2 trillion from the U.S. budget over 10 years.
The Economics of War [Study Guide to Human Action (2008)] The market economy involves peaceful cooperation. The division of labor cannot function effectively amidst a war. Warfare among primitive tribes did not suffer this drawback because the warring parties ha
1. Total War
[Study Guide to Human Action (2008)]
The market economy involves peaceful cooperation. The division of labor cannot function effectively amidst a war. Warfare among primitive tribes did not suffer this drawback because the warring parties ha
Staff profiles: Juan Alvarez
Juan Alvarez, curator of exhibits at the Michigan State University Museum, talks about his everyday tasks and working with students. To read more, go to http://news.msu.edu/story/10033
How to install the Xtender add on programs/components.
Inside the Occupy movement - London
Jamie, a participant in the global "Occupy" protest movement, talks to Reuters on November 11 from the protest camp near St. Paul's Cathedral in London.