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Laser beaming could make power lines obsolete
Dec. 11 - A company in Washington state is developing wireless technology that delivers electricity via laser beams. The scientists and engineers who run the company, Lasermotive, are using the lasers to power aerial drones but say their technology could also replace conventional power lines to deliver electricity to homes. Jane Ross paid them a visit.
Steve Jobs and Bill Gates Together: Part 2 of 10 Steve and Bill talk about the 1997 agreement between Apple and Microsoft; whether they think their companies are rivals today; the "Get a Mac" commericals; and iPods, Zunes and music. D/All Things Digital text.
Steve and Bill talk about the 1997 agreement between Apple and Microsoft; whether they think their companies are rivals today; the "Get a Mac" commericals; and iPods, Zunes and music. D/All Things Digital text.
Study Skill Tips
A seven minute video that contains information about the learning process through a list of study tips including: finding a suitable place to study, planning and organizing. eliminating distractions, taking breaks from study, and eating and drinking are all mentioned in this British video. A good video to start the year.
Topic 7: Public Goods and Externalities Part 2 | Econ2450A: Public Economics
Raj Chetty Fall 2012
Unforgettable Neal J. Cohen, PhD Recorded 12/5/12
Neal J. Cohen, PhD
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Keith Devlin on Leonardo and Steve: How Fibonacci Beat Apple
Keith Devlin, Executive Director of the H-STAR Institute at Stanford University, discusses Leonardo and Steve: How Fibonacci Beat Apple to Market by 800 Years
Puppies Train To Be Drug and Bomb Search Dogs at Penn Vet
It's been three months since the Penn Vet Working Dog Center welcomed its inaugural class of puppies, seven rambunctious balls of energy destined to become highly trained detection dogs performing jobs that range from police and rescue work, to bomb and drug detection. The dogs—Bretagne, Kaiserin (called Kai), Morgan, PApa Bear, Sirius, Socks, and Thunder—are known as the Class of 2013. Each weekday, the puppies are delivered by their foster parents to the Center's headquarters at Penn's S
Army War College Birthday 2012
This video was shown at the Army War College Birthday celebration Dec. 11.
Hearing Yourself Hear
Listen in as Artist Jacob Kirkegaard tells of his journey to hear himself hear. With the aid of researchers in Copenhagen, Kirkegaard generates an artificial tone in his own ear by playing two tones at a precise ratio. He has developed this phenomenon into an interactive sound piece he calls Labyrinthitis. (07:13)
Could That Be Music
The absurdist musician/comedian duo Polygraph Lounge performs “Could That Be Music?” during the 2010 World Science Festival, as part of Good Vibrations: The Science of Sound. (03:03)
What Mathematicians Actually Do
John Franks presents "What Mathematicians Actually Do," his inaugural lecture as the Henry S. Noyes Professor in Mathematics at Weinberg College of Art and Sciences. (1:03:28)
William Shakespeare - Mini Biography
Though little is known about William Shakespeare's personal life, his works such as "Hamlet," "Romeo and Juliet," and "King Lear," have influenced literature and theater for over 400 years. (04:44)
Jimmy Carter - Mini Biography
Watch a short biography video about Jimmy Carter, including his Naval career, his peanut farming, his time as President, and his loss in the 1980 election. (04:52)
12.12.2012 – Langsam gesprochene Nachrichten
Trainiere dein Hörverstehen mit den Nachrichten der Deutschen Welle von Freitag – als Text und als verständlich gesprochene Audio-Datei. *** Nordkorea hat ungeachtet internationaler Kritik erneut eine Langstreckenrakete gestartet. Die Rakete habe einen Beobachtungssatelliten ins All gebracht, teilte die Regierung in Pjöngjang mit. Der Satellit habe inzwischen seine Umlaufbahn erreicht, meldet die staatliche Nachrichtenagentur KCNA. UN-Generalsekretär Ban Ki Moon verurteilte den Start al
Jonathan Trent: Energy from Floating Algae Pods
Call it "fuel without fossils": Jonathan Trent is working on a plan to grow new biofuel by farming micro-algae in floating offshore pods that eat waste-water from cities. Hear his team's bold vision for Project OMEGA (Offshore Membrane Enclosures for Growing Algae) and how it might power the future. Not only does Jonathan Trent grow algae for biofuel, he wants to do so by cleansing waste-water and trapping carbon dioxide in the process. And it’s all solar-powered. (14:45)
Breakingviews: Central banks at Sea
Dec. 12 - Incoming BoE Governor Mark Carney's avocation of nominal GDP targeting is a dubious tweak to current policy. The trade's intellectual armoury looks empty, says Breakingviews.
Wealth Strategies: Fiscal Cliff a piece of fiction - Kotok
Dec. 12 - Cumberland Advisors' David Kotok says concern over the looming fiscal cliff is unwarranted and says the U.S. stock market is poised for a multi-year run.