CTPI: Public Square, Euthanasia - Questions, April 2012
‘Euthanasia and assisted suicide: A discussion we need to have’ Panel: Professor Sean Davison, Hon. Maryan Street, MP, Professor Grant Gillett, John Kleinsman, Associate Professor Colin Gavaghan Chair: Professor Paul Trebilco. This event includes the presentation of a research paper on attitudes towards euthanasia in New Zealand by Thomas Noakes-Duncan.
Coefficients de frottement statique de différents matériaux (Vidéo) Dans cette expérience on compare entre eux les coefficients de frottement statique de différents objets sur un support en bois.
Dans cette expérience on compare entre eux les coefficients de frottement statique de différents objets sur un support en bois.
Concise Signal Models: Approximation
This collection reviews fundamental concepts underlying the use of concise models for signal processing. Topics are presented from a geometric perspective and include low-dimensional linear, sparse, and manifold-based signal models, approximation, compression, dimensionality reduction, and Compressed Sensing.
A Conversation with Wendy Kopp | Institute of Politics
Wendy Kopp, founder of Teach for America (TFA) and co-founder and current CEO of Teach For All, discussed efforts to engage TFA alumni in the fight for educational equity in the United States with HKS Dean David Ellwood. Kopp spoke on social entrepreneurship and the socioeconomic struggles faced by students and teachers in failing schools as well as her recent work with Teach for All including a new focus on expanding programming to meet educational needs of low-income students all over the worl
Reroofing Your Uncle's House (Interactive)
In this interactive activity adapted from the Wisconsin Online Resource Center, use mathematics and measuring skills to solve a construction problem. Play a game using tools (including a tape measure, notepad, and calculator) to determine how many shingles are needed to reroof a house. Learn about the importance of proper planning and how miscalculating the amount of materials needed can add to the cost and time spent on a project.
Say What?- (Interactive Game)
Play this interactive game to learn about animal communication. Sid and Gabriela help the user to learn which animals make different noises in both English and Spanish. The game asks the player to listen to the animal noises and pick the associated animal from a picture of many different animals. This game can be used in association with the Sid the Science Kid episode, Hello Doggie!
L'Art en Question 2 : MANET - La 1ère minute en avant-première
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LIVE Solar eclipse Q&BA hangout
This is the recording of the live video chat hangout I did during the May 20, 2012 solar eclipse. We had a live video feed from a telescope, and several astronomers on hand to discuss it. Due to a few issues, it doesn't really start until 17:23 in, so start there!
Washington College of Law 2012 Commencement Address
American University Washington College of Law 2012 Commencement Address by Valerie Jarrett, Senior Advisor to President Barack Obama.
Butterflies of the British Isles
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Live from Rochester, your hosts Melissa Greco Lopes and Anthony Plonczynski interview students, staff and parents, leading viewers through the most special day in a Rochester student's academic career.
Imagine Tomorrow 2012
The Imagine Tomorrow competition at Washington State University unites educators, scholars, and industry leaders to teach students of all backgrounds how to translate ideas into results. At the outset, the competition asks teams of Washington 9th through 12th graders to address a topic—this year, energy sustainability—by answering any of four challenges: biofuels, technology, behavior, or design. With these challenges, we aim to invite collaboration among leaders of today and tomorrow, ena
AICGS At Issue Interview: Dr. Wolfgang Gerhardt
AICGS Senior Fellow Alexander Privitera sat down with Dr. Wolfgang Gerhardt, member of the German Bundestag and Free Democratic Party (FDP), to discuss the current political landscape in Germany and the rest of the euro zone and what it could mean for the future of the common currency.
Joshua Goodman on the Challenges Facing American Schools || American Conversation Essentials
Harvard Kennedy School assistant professor Joshua Goodman outlines the challenges facing American schools, and compares them to more successful school systems in other countries.
Herb Sutter: Visual C++ for Windows 8 | Developing Windows 8 Metro style apps with C++ Want to know how to write cool tablet apps using Visual C++? To kick off our day of Metro style programming in VC++, this talk will begin with an overview of how the WinRT type system is projected in Visual C++, then delve into how easy it is to use fast and portable C++, UIs built using XAML or DirectX or both, and powerful parallel computation from std::async and PPL to automatic vectorization and C++ AMP to harness powerful mobile GPUs... and use any
Want to know how to write cool tablet apps using Visual C++? To kick off our day of Metro style programming in VC++, this talk will begin with an overview of how the WinRT type system is projected in Visual C++, then delve into how easy it is to use fast and portable C++, UIs built using XAML or DirectX or both, and powerful parallel computation from std::async and PPL to automatic vectorization and C++ AMP to harness powerful mobile GPUs... and use any
Shark Attack! The Hunt (Interactive)
A wounded seal swims slowly toward shore, while a shark patrols the water nearby, looking for an easy target. In this interactive feature from the NOVA "Shark Attack!" Web site, understanding the six senses sharks use to locate and capture their prey may give you the edge you need to help the seal reach land safely.