eConference 2011 - HOT MARKETS: High Tech Keynote
The Darden School of Business and its Batten Institute for Entrepreneurship and Innovation held it's annual Entrepreneurship Conference on November 3rd & 4th, 20011in Charlottesville, Virginia. This year's conference theme: "Innovate. Effectuate." unraveled the mysteries behind successful entrepreneurs and innovators and provided the framework for applying their strategies to build a viable business. The final session of Friday was a keynote address from Patrick Sweeney (Darden MBA '98), found
Modern Climate Change
Recent climate change, which has occurred during the modern instrument era, is the focus of this chapter. It is through the lens of long-term climate change (occurring on thousands to millions of […]
How mosquitoes fly in the rain
Read more: http://www.newscientist.com/article/dn21077-mosquito-vs-raindrop-match-video-settles-urban-myths.html
China imports surge sign of strong domestic demand: RBC
Nov. 10 - China's imports jumped in October as exports slowed, suggesting efforts to tilt the economy towards domestic demand may be offsetting weakness abroad.
James Murdoch turns on ex-colleagues
Nov.10 - James Murdoch maintains that he was not shown the "For Neville" email - and says former legal chief of the News of the World, Tom Crone, misled parliament. British MP Tom Watson later compared an irritated Murdoch to a mafia boss. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).
Credit Agricole profit slumps 65%
Nov. 10 - French Bank Credit Agricole posts 65 per cent slump in third quarter net profit - double what analysts had expected, on Greek losses. Kirsty Basset reports.
Siemens boss defends euro zone
Nov. 10 - Siemens, a bellwether for the euro zone's largest economy, has announced a smaller than expected dividend and given a cautious outlook after ending its year in a turbulent economic environment. Sonia Legg reports.
Gaming wars go digital
Nov. 10 - With the holidays just around the corner, gaming companies are continuing to expand the battlefield to a multitude of platforms. Bobbi Rebell reports.
Protests, gunfire near Damascus
Nov. 10 - Activists say government security forces fired on protesters in and around the capital. Rough Cut (no reporter narration)
Inside the Occupy movement - Mexico City
Edur Velasco, a participant in the global "Occupy" protest movement, speaks to Reuters on November 10 from the protest camp outside Mexico's stock market in Mexico City.
Blackwater CEO Erik Prince has been on the PR offensive this week, appearing on television to answer questions about his security firm Blackwater and its involvement in the shooting deaths of Iraqi civilians. Why is the press buying it? Bill Moyers interviews journalist Jeremy Scahill to help separate the spin from the reality. Scahill is an award-winning investigative journalist and the author of the bestselling book, Blackwater: The Rise of the World's Most Powerful Mercenary Army.
Academic Writing Symposium, Chapter 14
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Professor Germaine Greer - An Insight - Full Interview
Warning: Explicit Content Professor Germaine Greer delivered the 2010 Winifred Mercier public lecture at Leeds Met on Tuesday March 23. Born in Melbourne and educated in Australia and at Cambridge University, Professor Greer's first book, The Female Eunuch (1969), took the world by storm and remains one of the most influential texts of the feminist movement. She has had a distinguished academic career in Britain and the USA and makes regular appearances in print and other media as a broadcast
E-Portfolio Toolkit - Booklet
This E-Portfolio Toolkit is based on experience of developing the “Year Abroad E-Portfolio”, undertaken by the School of Languages at Leeds Metropolitan University. We use an E-Portfolio to assess our students on their period abroad because we think it encourages them to fully engage with culture(s) and language of the target country and to reflect on the resulting cultural and linguistic development. As part of our project, we have also developed a set of learning activities and materials,
China vs. India
Nov. 13 - India has a better demographic for economic growth: lots of young people, ManpowerGroup CEO tells Chrystia Freeland. But its new infrastructure puts China on "a faster track" - for now.
Using the Second Derivative Test - Problem 1
This video is a continuation and explains how to solve optimization problems by using the second derivative test. In this example, the maximum volume of an open-top box is determined when given the amount of material available to use for constructing the box. (7:00)
Yes, Ricky's Back!
Nov. 17 - British comedian, Ricky Gervais, will host the Gloden Globes for the third time. Alicia Powell reports.
Queer Tango re-imagines the dance of love
Nov. 17 - Buenos Aires Queer Tango Festival examines gender identity in tango one sensual step at a time. Elly Park reports.
Exponential Equations with Different Bases - Problem 3 of 4
This video is a continuation and provides another example problem that explains how to solve exponential equations when the bases cannot be written as the same base. (1:34)