Keeping spirits up in a downturn
Grace Segran reports from London on the current state of the spirits industry.
Carbon leakage: EU cap-and-trade rules could do more harm than good
Despite its good intentions, the next phase of EU emissions trading scheme (to be implemented in 2013) could end up doing more harm than good, both to the global environment and to European industries that must comply with the rules, says David Drake, a PhD candidate in Technology and Operations Management at INSEAD.
Inside Windows Phone # 34 | Talking CRUD with Jason Short Do you like phone applications that consume data? I know I do. Jason Short knows a lot about building phone applications that consume data. I got a chance to talk to Jason about this in detail a couple of weeks ago, and in all the rush around our refresh release, had to postpone posting it until now. Extra special extra Inside Windows Phone this week, folks. We took time to speak with Software Developer Jason Short about his experience building applications for Windows Phone.
Do you like phone applications that consume data? I know I do.
Jason Short knows a lot about building phone applications that consume data. I got a chance to talk to Jason about this in detail a couple of weeks ago, and in all the rush around our refresh release, had to postpone posting it until now.
Extra special extra Inside Windows Phone this week, folks. We took time to speak with Software Developer Jason Short about his experience building applications for Windows Phone.
Will you be watching the Olympics?
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Paris Peace Conference - 1919
The video shows footage of the time. You can see who the leaders of the peace conference were and what they wanted. There are images of destroyed cities. The main aims of the winners are listed. Wilson's suggestions are explained. Post war politics in Germany is explained and the role of communism. There is reference to the way in which the leaders drew the map of Europe anew. There is a map shown. There is an account of the main terms of the The Treaty of Versailles.
Charge Generation and Transport Mechanisms I
By: icamp2012school Koen Vandewal, Stanford University
Using improved selecting and masking
Select soft edges and areas of fine detail by using the improved Refine Edge and Refine Mask dialog boxes. View underlying layers to create realistic composites, and finesse selections by using refinement brushes.
'Cream of the crop'
Northeastern students and alumni discuss the impact of their co-op experiences at AMC Networks Inc. The video, produced by AMC Networks, was recently presented in Los Angeles at the Promaxbda Conference in a Creative Educators' Forum on "What a Difference a Partnership Makes: Building Access Channels for Student Talent Into the Media and Entertainment Industry."
John Comaroff's Introduction of Zackie Achmat
John Comaroff is Harold H. Swift Distinguished Service Professor of Anthropology at the University of Chicago. From the World Beyond the Headlines Series and Human Rights Distinguished Lecturer Series.
GS-09: Moving files
See why it's best to use the Organizer when moving files from one location to another. Learn how to reconnect files you've moved outside of Elements. Use with either Photoshop Elements version 7 or 8.
Viking 1 Lands on Mars
On July 20, 1976, NASA's Viking 1 becomes the first spacecraft to send back detailed pictures from the surface of Mars. A NASA control room recording captures the excitement of the moment. (0:20)
UK data lurches towards crisis levels
Aug. 1 - UK gloom deepens as the latest manufacturing PMI numbers fall far more than expected and approach crisis levels. Markit Chief Economist Chris Williamson gives us the lowdown.
Value of a UST Education
An overview of the core curriculum at the University of St. Thomas
Student Invitation - Computer Science 50th anniversary at Purdue University
Come join the celebration of 50 years of computer science at Purdue University. October 5, 2012
IBM Blue Gene/Q Supercomputer Unveiled
The University of Rochester is one of the first academic institutions in the nation to receive the next generation of IBM's high performance supercomputers. The new system -- called the Blue Gene/Q -- is one of most powerful and efficient computer systems in the world and will be part of a new center at the University of Rochester dedicated to health research. New York Governor Andrew Cuomo and other members of the state delegation were on hand for the public unveiling of the Blue Gene/Q, house
SaBrina Jeffcoat: Studio Art Major Plans to Pursue Medical Illustrating -- School of the Arts
SaBrina Jeffcoat realized her junior year that being a biology major wasn't her true passion. So, she switched to studio art with plans to become a medical illustrator - thus combining two skill sets. The studio art curriculum is designed to heighten and develop the student's awareness of his/her own aesthetic identity. In studio art courses, students identify and resolve visual problems through intuitive and analytical decision making while dealing with the consequences of those decisions thro
Learning to See in the Arts and Sciences -- Biology and Art Learning Community
Is art merely decoration for your wall? Is science simply the production of facts? This learning community highlights the creative processes - the generation of novel and unexpected ideas and synthesis of these ideas to achieve a goal - common to both Fine Art and Science. While their materials differ, both approach their work through observing the world with a sense of wonder and curiosity. Learning to observe intently is essential for both artists and scientists and will be taught through c
AgShare Planning and Pilot Project Impact Study
The aim of the AgShare Planning and Pilot Project is to create a scalable and sustainable collaboration of existing organizations for African publishing, localizing, and sharing of teaching and learning materials that fill critical resource gaps in African MSc agriculture curriculum.
This Impact Study focussed on assessing AgShare impact on the three layers of the project, namely: teaching and learning, project ‘take up’, and farming practice.
Breakingviews: Facebook's knife-like
Aug 6 - Jeffrey Goldfarb and Breakingviews columnists discuss whether, after a nearly 50 pct fall in the share price since its IPO, it's time to buy Facebook.
Daniel Suarez: Kill Decision, Authors at Google
Daniel Suarez discusses his latest work, "Kill Decision." From Google Books: Unmanned weaponized drones already exist—they're widely used by America in our war efforts in the Middle East. In Kill Decision, bestselling author Daniel Suarez takes that fact and the real science behind it one step further, with frightening results. Linda McKinney is a myrmecologist, a scientist who studies the social structure of ants. Her academic career has left her entirely unprepared for the day her sophisti