Campus Tours: Windows Accessibility Lab Recently Daniel Hubbel from the Windows team met with us to talk about the Ease of Access features in Windows. Last week he invited us over to see the lab where all of these features are tested. The lab, tucked away behind a discreet door in a typical Microsoft hallway, is setup with a living room area and several stations that represent the workspaces of fictional users with various c
Recently Daniel Hubbel from the Windows team met with us to talk about the Ease of Access features in Windows. Last week he invited us over to see the lab where all of these features are tested. The lab, tucked away behind a discreet door in a typical Microsoft hallway, is setup with a living room area and several stations that represent the workspaces of fictional users with various c
C++ and Beyond 2011: Sean Gibb - C++ and Hardware, C++11, C++ Renaissance While attending C++ and Beyond 2011, I was able to convince a few fellow attendees to get in front of the camera and talk about C++, how they use the language, and what they think of C++11 and C++ and Beyond.
Here, we meet Sean Gibb, Director of Software at Rad3 Communications, a company that builds hardware and soft
While attending C++ and Beyond 2011, I was able to convince a few fellow attendees to get in front of the camera and talk about C++, how they use the language, and what they think of C++11 and C++ and Beyond.
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How Did the Universe Begin?
This fun Web site is part of OLogy, where kids can collect virtual trading cards and create projects with them. Here, they learn about the work of Edwin Hubble and how his work contributed to the formation of the Big Bang Theory.
News #75 - You’re at the right place, just a new face
Ever feel the need to make a change? We get that feeling too. Look around, something’s different. Can you tell? We’ve redesigned our homepage, our iTunes, Twitter, and Facebook logos. Some wait to make changes after the New Year, we’re starting early. Innovative Language is the modern and practical (also the most fun, easy and [...]
What a UMass gathering!
Offer some food and set up some cameras, and the fall 2011 entering class at UMass Amherst shows its stuff! The 4,700 first-year students at UMass Amherst gathered over Labor Day weekend for a barbecue and photo shoot at McGuirk Alumni Stadium.
El Nino Sea Surface Temperature and Height Anomaly on a Globe: January 1997 through August 1998
An animation of sea surface temperature and sea surface height anomalies in the Pacific Ocean for the period January 1997 through August 1998. The data is shown on a rotating globe.
Making a Pinhole Camera
Notes for conducting a lesson on how to make and use a pinhole camera, plus an explanation of how it works. See also corresponding worksheet for pupils.
Duke Chapel Live - 9/4/2011
Duke Chapel Live - 9/4/2011
Learn about Woodrow Wilson 1856 - 1924
This one minute overview deals with Wilson as a president and dwells mostly on his war efforts and the failure of his League of Nations.
Zin Zin Zin a Violin! - Elementary Performance
Students from Pleasant Grove Elementary perform the poem "Zin, Zin, Zin a Violin!" by Lloyd Moss. The audio quality is good, considering it is being taped from the audience. Students will enjoy watching the choreography that goes along with their performance. (05:01)
Rachel Easton, Valpo '05
Rachel Easton is a 2005 graduate of Valparaiso University, who discusses her experience at Valpo, and how even thought deeeply involved in the arts, she received a great science education which led to her career as a veterinarian. More information the unique Valpo experience at Valpo.edu/whatsyourpart/
Politics, media and war: 9/11 and its aftermaths
The terrorist attacks of 9/11 not only cost some 3,000 lives; they also deeply scarred the American consciousness and made a deep impact on US foreign policy and the world at large. This unit assesses the wider consequences of 9/11 on not just domestic and world politics, but also the media.
UMass Football Holds Bone Marrow Drive
Right at the start of the school year, on Labor Day weekend, the UMass Amherst football team continued its three-year tradition of sponsoring a bone marrow drive on campus. Students and players responded with enthusiasm at a football stadium barbecue.
Fed may choose long-term rate cap as part of QE3: Rombach
Sept. 6 - Reuters Credit Analyst Ed Rombach says if the Fed can back up efforts to cap long-term rates at a specific level, the markets may work to lower rates themselves, without any buying by the central bank.
The week ahead: September 8th 2011
9/11 is commemorated, a report on banking reform is presented, the UN General Assembly convenes and the Rugby World Cup kicks off