Too Many People in Britain? Immigration and the Housing Problem
This lecture will look at immigration and its economic effects including the contribution to population growth. Why does housing not keep up with population growth? More generally, why do we find it so hard to house our population decently? Stephen Nickell is warden of Nuffield College, Oxford and a member of the Budget Responsibility Committee at the Office for Budget Responsibility. Professor John Van Reenen is Director of the Centre of Economic Performance (CEP) at LSE.
Looking at an advertisement
After looking at an advertisement you learn: - to recognise the advertisers' aims and strategies; - to examine the terms of the publicity; - determine the target audience.
The Spotlight - "Plant One on You" - Part 2 (A work of "Art")
The second half of this two-part episode features a journey to McMaster's Greenhouse. Including a look at a number of interesting plants and an interview with the guardian of the greenhouse himself, the man simply known as "Art".
Floating-Point Data Type
An explanation of the floating-point data type to include: float, double and long double.
23.06.2011 – Langsam gesprochene Nachrichten
Trainieren Sie Ihr Hörverstehen mit authentischen Materialien. Nutzen Sie die Nachrichten der Deutschen Welle von Donnerstag – als Text und als verständlich gesprochene Audio-Datei.Nach fast zehn Jahren Krieg in Afghanistan beginnen die USA im Juli mit dem Abzug ihrer Soldaten aus dem Land. Noch in diesem Jahr solle die Truppenstärke am Hindukusch um 10.000 Mann verringert werden, sagte Präsident Barack Obama in einer vom Fernsehen übertragenen Rede an die Nation. Bis zum Sommer 2012 soll
Great Zoom out of New York, NY: Battery Park
Using data from different spacecraft and some powerful computer technology, visualizers at the Goddard Space Flight Center present you with a collection of American cities in a way you have never seen them before. Starting with our camera high above the Earth, we rush in towards the surface at what would be an impossible speed for any known vehicle. Passing though layers of atmosphere, the colors of our destinations shimmer with their own unique characteristics, and suddenly we find ourselves fl
SP.406 Sexual and Gender Identities (MIT)
This course introduces scholarly debates about sexual identities, gender identities and expressions, and sexual orientation and its representation in film and literature. We begin with a contemporary debate about biology and gender identity, considering its relationship to the historical understanding of sex, gender, and sexual identity. Our investigation continues with the theoretical underpinnings of the emerging field of queer studies, from the nineteenth century to the present day, and consi
Visual Basic : Oefeningen Allerlei oefeningen in Visual Basic 6, vb.: aanmeldscherm, paswoord maken, wisselkantoor, enz..
Allerlei oefeningen in Visual Basic 6, vb.: aanmeldscherm, paswoord maken, wisselkantoor, enz..
Looking Ahead to the Future of NASA
From the MIT News Office:
NASA Administrator Charles F. Bolden Jr. defended President Barack Obama’s controversial plans for the U.S. space agency’s future and touted the president’s plan to invest billions of dollars in basic science research.
Some in Congress have criticized Obama’s proposal to cancel t
Confidence Intervals for a Population Mean, Population Standard Deviation Known, Normal (modified R.
This module explains how to construct a confidence interval estimate for an unknown population mean when the population standard deviation is known, using the Standard Normal distribution. This module has been revised from the original module by S. Dean and Dr. B. Illowsky in the textbook collection Collaborative Statistics to include step by step solutions for all examples.
Ambassador Paul Bremer on wars, revolutions and the arab spring
Chrystia Freeland talks to Paul Bremer at the Aspen Ideas Festival about the changing landscape of the Middle East.
This patient education program explains shingles. It discusses the causes, symptoms, diagnosis, complications, and treatment options for zoster, or shingles. This resource is a MedlinePlus Interactive Health Tutorial from the National Library of Medicine, designed and developed by the Patient Education Institute.
Writing exercise: A tidy neighbourhood
After this chapter you will be able to explain to a friend in a short note what happens in your area.
China's Financial Markets: how they are emerging as a global force [Audio]
Speaker(s): Howard Davies | Howard Davies, who has advised the Chinese government on financial reform for the last four years, reviews the implications of China's rise for the world's financial markets.
LSE Literary Festival - Literature and the Sciences: Where do they meet? [Audio]
Speaker(s): Michael Blackburn, Mario Petrucci, Richard Tyrone-Jones | Three poets discuss the interrelationship between art and literature and the social sciences. What are the links between these seemingly polarised disciplines? Does art have any concrete influence on the social and political sciences?
Amb. Christopher Hill: Afghanistan's Dream Scenario
Former U.S. Ambassador to Iraq, Christopher Hill, tells Reuters Digital Editor, Chrystia Freeland, how Afghanistan could be fixed, how Egypt could get democracy, and the pitfalls and benefits of being an oil-rich nation in the Middle East.
3.7 The role of technology
The management of processes or operations is the very essence of any kind of business enterprise, and it is critically important that they are designed and managed well. This course taster uses case studies and models to illustrate the importance of effective operations management and outlines the steps to preparing your own operations proposal.
2011 Refugee Conference - The Hon Chris Bowen MP
The Hon Chris Bowen, Minister for Immigration and Citizenship, addresses the 2011 Refugee Conference at UNSW.
Visual Studio Toolbox: Reporting Performance Issues with PerfWatson Have you ever run into a scenario where a long running task causes the Visual Studio UI thread to hang or become unresponsive? The PerfWatson extension logs these issues and automatically and anonymously reports back to Microsoft. In this episode, we are joined by Cameron McColl, who explains why the PerfWatson extension was created and how you can install it. He also shows us some collected data and explains how it's used to drive performance improvements and make Visual
Have you ever run into a scenario where a long running task causes the Visual Studio UI thread to hang or become unresponsive? The PerfWatson extension logs these issues and automatically and anonymously reports back to Microsoft.
In this episode, we are joined by Cameron McColl, who explains why the PerfWatson extension was created and how you can install it. He also shows us some collected data and explains how it's used to drive performance improvements and make Visual
Horizon to full Galaxy
This is a conceptual animation of the Milky Way Galaxy.