In Charlie’s Vision: The Future of Engineering at MIT
James Champy finds much to admire at MIT. But as a seasoned insider, and as a successful entrepreneur, business writer and consultant, he thinks the Institute could use some serious shaking up. As rationale for an MIT redesign, Champy points to increased competition from other universities, here and abroad; new fields opening
Student Remarks 2006 MLK Breakfast
With a mix of bitterness and hope, these two young men address the legacy of Martin Luther King. David Lowry, a Lumbee Indian, grew up in southeastern North Carolina where the great majority of the Lumbee people reside. He speaks compellingly of his Lumbee Indian ancestry, and his need to be recognized at MIT and beyond as part
What Does It Mean to Measure?
Explore what can be measured and what it means to measure. Identify
measurable properties such as weight, surface area, and volume, and
discuss which metric units are more appropriate for measuring these
properties. Refine your use of precision instruments, and learn about
alternate methods such as displacement. Explore approximation
techniques, and reason about how to make better approximations.
Ultimate Japanese Pronunciation Guide #7 - Combining Sounds in Japanese with the Y Group
Learn Japanese pronunciation with JapanesePod101.com! Pronunciation is the key to clear communication in any language and in this video series, you’ll learn to perfect your Japanese pronunciation! Whether you’re new to Japanese or have been studying for a while and want to polish your pronunciation, this series is for you. Join us for the Ultimate [...]
"The Mind of the Market" (video)
Author and psychologist Michael Shermer explains how evolution shaped the modern economy-and why people are so irrational about money. How did we make the leap from ancient hunter-gatherers to modern consumers and traders? Why do people get so emotional and irrational about bottom-line financial and business decisions? Is the capitalist marketplace a sort of Darwinian orga
Getting Started Guide to Wireless Networks
This guide is for IT managers responsible for running a network of computers and who are thinking about introducing a wireless network into the organisation. The document aims to look at the way wireless technology functions and it discussesa range of technical, physical and security considerations for deploying a wireless system.,University of Birmingham, and Microsoft. Also available at http://download.microsoft.com/documents/uk/education/solutions/wireless/downloads/wireless-lan-guide.pdf
21L.701 Literary Interpretation: Beyond the Limits of the Lyric (MIT)
In this seminar we'll read individual poems closely within a set of questions about the moral and political position of poetry -- and of intellectuals -- in different cultural contexts. Of course, part of the divergence in the social positions of poetry [and of 'the aesthetic'] depends on the dominant paradigm of the social, political and literary culture; part of the divergence derives from the momentum of literary development in the culture [how did the culture experience modernism?, for insta
Transformative Trailblazers - Women in the Law Conference 2012
A video montage presented as part of NUSL's fourth annual Women in the Law Conference, 2012. Featuring testimonials and insights from Mary Bonauto '87, Judith Olans Brown, The Honorable Dana Fabe '76, Courtney Hunt '89 and Regine Theodat '09. Co-produced by Kathy Morris '75 and Mielle Marquis.
Advanced Audio Blog S4 #13 - Top 10 Japanese Songs: Akatonbo/Red Dragonfly
Learn Japanese with JapanesePod101.com! When you are away from home for a while, do you start to miss it? Are there particular things that remind you of your home and childhood and thus make you nostalgic? For the Japanese, a beautiful poem that was transformed into the lyrics of a popular song makes all who [...]
Guide to the Microfilmed Records of Pine Creek Presbyterian Church, Fox Chapel, Pa., 1863-1957
The records of the Pine Creek Presbyterian Church contain historical materials, minutes of session and meetings, name indexes, and cemetary records, 1863-1957.
Geometría y Topología (2010)
Esta asignatura está dedicada a iniciarse en el estudio de las variedades diferenciables, como generalización natural del concepto de superficie, que ya debe conocer el estudiante tras el estudio en tercer curso de la asignatura Geometría Diferencial. Cuando trabajamos con superficies de R3, o en general con subvariedades del espacio euclídeo Rn, estamos disfrutando de la ventaja de la simplicidad conceptual; en general, estamos más cómodos tratando con subespacios de Rn que con espacios
Hekaton Research Makes Significant Speed Improvements to SQL Server 2014 | Microsoft Research Lumin Paul Larson, Microsoft principal researcher, and Mike Zwilling, principal architect, Microsoft SQL Server, discuss how their collaboration led to the data-access improvements of the Hekaton component of SQL Server 2014, which has implications that improves online gaming, real-time inventory analysis, stock trading, and any scenario where data access and indexing speed is critical to a system's performance.
Paul Larson, Microsoft principal researcher, and Mike Zwilling, principal architect, Microsoft SQL Server, discuss how their collaboration led to the data-access improvements of the Hekaton component of SQL Server 2014, which has implications that improves online gaming, real-time inventory analysis, stock trading, and any scenario where data access and indexing speed is critical to a system's performance.
Breathe In, Breathe Out
Students are introduced to the respiratory system, the lungs and air. They learn about how the lungs and diaphragm work, how air pollution affects lungs and respiratory functions, some widespread respiratory problems, and how engineers help us stay healthy by designing machines and medicines that support respiratory health and function.
Computer Typing Lessons : Memorizing Keys on the Keyboard
Learn how to memorize keys on the computer keyboard in this free instructional video. Expert: Jenifer Cononico. (2:31)
Examples of Educational Impact from the African Health OER Network This short paper summarizes some examples of educational impact from the African Health OER Network
Authors: Monica Mawoyo, Kathleen Ludewig Omollo, Neil Butcher
This short paper summarizes some examples of educational impact from the African Health OER Network
15.968 The Sociology of Strategy (MIT)
This seminar provides an introduction to scholarship in a growing research community: the sociologists and sociologically-inclined organization theorists who study issues that relate, at least in a broad sense, to the interdisciplinary field of inquiry that is known as "strategy" or "strategic management" research. The course is not designed to survey the field of strategy. Rather, the focus is on getting a closer understanding of the recent work by sociologists and sociologically-oriented organ
Rage on the Radio
What happens when America's airwaves fill with hate? Bill Moyers Journal takes a tough look at the hostile industry of "Shock Jock" media with a hard-hitting examination of its effects on our nation's political discourse. The Journal traveled to Knoxville, where a recent shooting at the Tennessee Valley Unitarian Universalist Church has left the pastor asking what role hateful speech from popular right-wing media personalities may have played in the tragedy. Also, NEWSDAY's les Payne and ON T
This video from Nature features the start of the monarch butterfly’s northward trek.
Virtual Maths, Shapes Space and Measure, Surface of a semi cylinder template
Diagram and template for using a semi-cylinder to calculate area