The Inner History of Devices
Contemporary science has done a great disservice to Sigmund Freud, suggests Sherry Turkle, who believes the psychoanalytic tradition can teach us much about the often concealed connections between physical objects and our thoughts and feelings. On the occasion of the publication of her latest book, The Inner History of Devi
MIT Alumni Leadership Conference 2010 - MIT’s 150th Anniversary—Honoring the Past and Envisionin
David Mindell PhD ’96, chair of the MIT150 Steering Committee, and Judy Cole, EVP and CEO of the Alumni Association, shared information on the plans for MIT’s sesquicentennial and how alumni can become involved.
Uncovering Ancient St. Louis
Using artifacts, the video portrays early life in the area around St. Louis. A good video to show students how archaeoglists work and how they draw conclusions.
Explanation of the use of quotation marks in English writing. Video gives purpose and examples.
Spanische Romanzen /
このビデオではMini Bridgeについてご紹介します。Adobe Bridgeのパネル化されたバージョンであるMini Bridgeを使えば、利用中のアプリケーションを離れることなく、目的のアセットにアクセスできます。また、スライドショー、レート付け、並べ替えと言ったAdobe Bridgeと同様の機能が利用できます。
Moynihan v. Garofalo
A debate preview.
Ambassador from the Principality of Monaco
6.035 Computer Language Engineering (MIT)
This course analyzes issues associated with the implementation of higher-level programming languages. Topics covered include: fundamental concepts, functions, and structures of compilers, the interaction of theory and practice, and using tools in building software. The course includes a multi-person project on compiler design and implementation.
Computer Networking Tutorial - 3 - Network Topology
Introduction to computer networking.
5 Designer babies?
Following on from the advances made in diagnosing disorders using genetic testing, this unit looks at the possibilities for genetic therapies. Two approaches to gene therapy are discussed: correcting genes involved in causing illness; and using genes to treat disorders. Before closing on a discussion of the issues around 'designer babies' somatic gene therapy and germline gene therapy are discussed.
Why This Gigantic "Intelligence" Apparatus? [From the Beacon blog of the Independent Institute (2010).] On July 19, 2010, the Washington Post published the first of three large reports by Dana Priest and William M. Arkin on the dimensions of the gigantic US apparatus of "intelligence" activities
[From the Beacon blog of the Independent Institute (2010).]
On July 19, 2010, the Washington Post published the first of three large reports by Dana Priest and William M. Arkin on the dimensions of the gigantic US apparatus of "intelligence" activities
Computer Networking Tutorial - 6 - OSI Model Network and Transport Layer
This in an informative video on the network and transport layer of the OSI model. Run time 06:25.
1600-1700: The Baroque - Smart History
The Baroque style in Catholic Flanders and Protestant Holland as exemplified by Peter Paul Rubens's Elevation of the Cross, oil on canvas, 1610-11 (Cathedral of Our Lady, Antwerp) and Rembrandt van Rijn's Anatomy Lesson of Dr. Tulp, oil on canvas, 1632, (Mauritshuis, The Hague). (12:42)
Fire, Flow, Vorticity, and Art
Pat McMurtry, Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Utah, describes some basic physics of fire and flow, while exploring relationships between art and science in an informative and entertaining format.
Video: “Motivation, Creativity and (Not) Writing”
Watch video of Paul Silvia speaking about “Motivation, Creativity, and (Not) Writing,” Nov. 4 at the Bishop Joseph Johnson Black Cultural Center. Silvia, associate professor of psychology at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro, is the author of How to Write A Lot: A Practical Guide to Productive Academic Writing, Exploring the Psychology ofkeep reading »
Writing books at the push of a button
INSEAD professor Phil Parker has been granted a US patent for his software programme that writes books. It took him seven years to get the patent, and while the registered patent name is decidedly scholastic: Method and Apparatus for Automated Authoring and Marketing, the implications for the information age are not. It?s not "creative intelligence." It?s "reverse engineering" - deconstructing books into "genres" and then writing software programmes to fit those genres.