UW Gymnastics Rewind - 01/15/2011
Highlights from the UW Women's Gymnastic Meet on 01/15/2011.
Should Congress Raise the Debt Ceiling?
Northeastern Men's Hockey Postgame • vs. Massachusetts • Jan. 28, 2011
Northeastern head hockey coach Greg Cronin addresses the media after defeating Massachusetts, 3-0, on Jan. 28, 2011, at Matthews Arena in Boston.
Egypt wakes up to devastation
Egyptians wake up to see widespread wreckage, ransacked shops and burned-out buildings, the day after violent clashes between protesters and police.
Launched in 2010 this official UK government site seeks to increase greater transparency and accountability by providing free open access to many government datasets and official statistics. These cover all areas of government policy ranging from health, to the economy, crime rates and education. Users can search by theme or keyword or browse the latest additions. There is also a section with new apps and widgets. The site also includes a blog, twitter feed and forum where users can share ideas
The Ignorance of New York Magazine [Transcribed from the Libertarian Tradition podcast episode "The Ignorance of 'New York Magazine.'"] On Boxing Day, December 26, New York magazine ran an article — "The Trouble with
[Transcribed from the Libertarian Tradition podcast episode "The Ignorance of 'New York Magazine.'"]
On Boxing Day, December 26, New York magazine ran an article — "The Trouble with
Logaritmische schalen : Kennismaking In deze les maken de leerlingen kennis met het gebruik van logaritmische schalen. Aan de hand van de les leren leerlingen voornamelijk welke functies op geschikt logaritmisch papier rechten worden.
In deze les maken de leerlingen kennis met het gebruik van logaritmische schalen. Aan de hand van de les leren leerlingen voornamelijk welke functies op geschikt logaritmisch papier rechten worden.
Perceptive Mobile Robots Working Safely Alongside Humans
Although we are still far from the moment of singularity, or even Star Wars ‘droids, we can anticipate robot colleagues in the near future, believes Seth Teller. He is developing ‘situationally aware’ machines to help out humans in those “unstructured environments…where we live, work and recreate.”
The Power of Competition: How to Focus the World’s Brains on your Innovation Challenges
Cooperation may be making us “a little bit too nice” when it comes to innovation, suggests Fiona Murray. She believes there’s nothing like competition for injecting energy into the process of solving key innovation problems, whether in business or society.
Murray is convinced competition make ventures “more ef
Leadership and Entrepreneurship
While their ventures couldn’t be more dissimilar -- engineering high tech defense gear for soldiers, and running an exclusive online boutique -- this panel’s entrepreneurs share some common experiences and lessons.
Moderator David Fialkow would “love to tell you I’m wicked brilliant, analytical, clairv
An Engineering Career - 50 Years Out
Returning to his freshman physics classroom after half a century, Kent Kresa still feels passionate about MIT: “It’s a place I love; I feel good when I come back, and it’s been very much a part of my life for the past 50 years.” In his talk, Kresa describes how an MIT education helped shape his professional path, leadi
Laurie Anderson's Dirtday!
Performance artist Laurie Anderson talks about her new work Dirtday! She begins her US tour at Cal Performances, located on the campus of UC Berkeley, Tuesday, September 18, 2012.
St. Louis 1904: The Games of the III Olympiad
The Games of the III Olympiad in St. Louis, USA. These games are originally slated for Chicago. However, they were moved to St. Louis as part of the World’s Fair. The flags of the nations are then shown. These were the first Olympics held in the United States, later hosts were Los Angeles (twice) and Atlanta. There is no talking in this video. Background music is the Olympic Theme. PowerPoint presentation. (1:23)
Action, Time, and the Market The wellspring of all economic theory is the reality of the human condition. As a finite being, man makes a distinction between ends and means. He cannot attain his ends by an act of will alone, but must apply means to attain his ends. Man lives in an orderly but finite world. Using means produces only limited effects in attaining ends. Endowed with
The wellspring of all economic theory is the reality of the human condition. As a finite being, man makes a distinction between ends and means. He cannot attain his ends by an act of will alone, but must apply means to attain his ends. Man lives in an orderly but finite world. Using means produces only limited effects in attaining ends. Endowed with
Early Modern Spanish Theater: Vincent Martin
Watch video of Vincent Martin of San Diego State University presenting “Stages of Illusion: The Social Imaginary in the Interludes of Cervantes and Calderón” on April 4 as part of the Early Modern Spanish Theater: Text and Performance Symposium.
Young Giant Pandas Playing
This very short video shows young Giant Pandas playing on a swing. This is a great resource to help build background knowledge and to help make real world connections between nature and the classroom. (Less Than 1 Minute)
China Lecture Series: "Elections and Chinese Understanding of Democracy"
Associate Professor of Political Science at Duke University, Tianjian Shi specializes in comparative politics with an emphasis on political culture and political participation in Chinese politics. He is the author of Political Participation in Beijing (Harvard University Press, 1997).
How To Use Microsoft Excel and Make Spreedsheets
View some sample formulas in Microsoft Excel and learn more about spreadsheet software in this instructional video. Run time 01:48.
Pakistanis march for blasphemy law
Thousands march in Lahore, Pakistan in the latest protest in favor of the country's blasphemy law. Jon Decker reports.