Going places: Internships and study abroad
They've interned on Capitol Hill, at the Goddard Space Flight Center, and at Bank of America. Their studies and internships have landed them in India, Ghana, London, Prague, and Argentina. Schreyer Honors College students describe exciting internships and study abroad experiences.
Authors@Google: Jeff Jarvis
A visionary and optimistic thinker examines the tension between privacy and publicness that is transforming how we form communities, create identities, do business, and live our lives. The internet, Jarvis argues, will change business, society, and life as profoundly as Gutenberg's invention, shifting power from old institutions to us all. Based on extensive interviews, Public Parts introduces us to the men and women building a new industry based on sharing. Some of them have become household n
Proof - Opposite Angles of Parallelogram Congruent - Khan Academy
In this four-minute video clip. Sal Khan, of Khan Academy, shows that opposite angles of a parallelogram are congruent.( 04:08)
Derivatives of Logarithmic Functions
This video demonstrates how the derivative of the natural logarithmic function (ln[x]) is simply 1 divided by x. It describes how this derivative can be found using both the definition of the derivative and a calculator. Derivatives of logarithmic functions are simpler than they would seem to be, even though the functions themselves come from an important limit in Calculus. (5:13)
Gregory Maguire: 2011 National Book Festival
Author Gregory Maguire appears at the 2011 National Book Festival. Speaker Biography: Gregory Maguire is the author of more than a dozen novels for children and many novels for adults, including "Wicked," the basis of the smash Broadway musical of the same name. Formerly a professor of children's literature at Simmons College, he is a co-founder of the Foundation for Children's Books and of Children's Literature New England Inc. Maguire is also one of the writers of "The Exquisite Corpse Advent
Back on the streets in Syria
Oct. 28 - Amatuer video shows anti-Assad protests after Friday prayers across Syria as witnesses say government forces killed at least 20 civilians. Deborah Lutterbeck reports
Digital Photogrammetric Restitution of the Pelourinho?s Fa?ades, in Salvador - Bahia, Brazil [Restit
Brazil has so many historical cities with important architectural heritage. Some of them are remains of the colonial times and aggregate beautiful buildings such as, palaces, public buildings and churches in baroque style, legacy of the Portuguese colonization. Despite of its cultural value, most of these building sets are under several kinds of threats. This paper discusses about the experience on digital photogrammetric restitution of the building fa?ades of Pelourinho, a neighborhood in the
Natasha Anita's Digital Storybook
The Exchange: Eviscerating the Middle Class
Nov. 3 - Rob Cox is joined by New Yorker writer George Packer, who recently authored "The Broken Contract," an article published in Foreign Affairs to discuss economic inequality in America.
AP3 Technology Cristina Diez Rivas 12 Math
Light to the brain relieves winter blues
Nov. 21 - An unusual method of delivering light therapy to combat seasonal affective disorder, or SAD, is proving successful according to its Finnish developers. The system involves a headset, much like earphones, that shine bright lights directly into the brain through the ear canal. Stuart McDill reports.
Regulators on top of MF Global
Nov. 3 - Mary Schapiro, chairman of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, says the U.S. regulator is conducting a broad review of MF Global, which filed for bankruptcy protection earlier this week. Rough cut. No reporter narration.
Social bookmarking, folksonomies, and Web 2.0 tools
Searcher Mag Database Prof, Vol. 14, No. 6. (2006), pp. 26-38
The importance of social Bookmarking, Folksonomies, and Web 2.0 tools and the Web services provided by these search tools, are presented. These Web searches help in completion of jobs, pursue interests and hobbies, and keep track of the already found information that are found useful. Every user has a unique tag and by which an image or Web page is tagged and identified and linked with the identical Web pages and ima
Alison Knowles discusses the Fluxkit
Filmed in conjunction with the exhibition Thing/Thought: Fluxus Editions, 1962-1978. During the course of the exhibition, the display of Fluxkits-collective groupings of Fluxus Editions assembled by George Maciunas-will change. Artists-some who were original members of Fluxus-have been invited to select objects from the kits and determine their arrangement. © 2011 The Museum of Modern Art, New York
One Potato, Two Potato (1957) - extract
Filmed over a 12-month period by Leslie Daiken, this study of children's games played in London streets and playgrounds stands out for its freshness and spontaneity, and records the bomb sites that pockmarked London and provided many urban children with a place to play. This extract captures the post-Halloween rituals of 5 November - Guy Fawkes Night - including the once familiar call of "penny for the Guy". You can see the complete film and over 2000 other titles free in the BFI Mediatheques -
Learn English 27 - Clothes
A short movie clip that takes place in a clothing store that shows how how to use may, might, and maybe in sentences. Examples are reviewed when may, might, and maybe were used in the movie in a sentence.
This 19 minute video is in the form of a lecture and slide show. It deals with this history and geography of the nation and goes into detail that should provide depth to any related study. Good comparison of Japan to United States.
Reuters Summit: Josten on restructuring entitlement programs
Nov. 7 - Bruce Josten, the Chief Lobbyist for the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, says the "Super Committee" on deficit reduction will have to fundamentally set a new course on restructuring entitlement programs.
Saint-Saëns, Cello Concerto No. 1 in a minor, op. 33
MIT Symphony Orchestra (MITSO)
David Epstein, conductor
Joan Spergel, cello
Recorded live at Kresge Auditorium, May 16, 1971
CD available at the Lewis Music Library