Duke Innovation & Entrepreneurship Speaker Series: Success Stories with Duke Entrepreneurs
Want to meet five successful Duke entrepreneurs? Join us for this free event on October 11th. Featuring: - Jed Carlson '05 (ReverbNation) - Sue Harnett '90 (Replay Photos) - Sean Lilly Wilson '00 (Fullsteam Brewery) - Jay Mebane '90 '99 (SnapTotes and Thundershirts) - Michael Noel '11 (Acorn Innovestments) Part of the Duke I&E Speaker Series Co-hosted by Duke I&E and DukeGEN Panel starts at 5:30 ET Networking follows at 6:30, with the panelists, at the Thomas Center
Picturing the Presidents (Full Episode)
Citizens have the power to elect a president, but even after the election, artists have the power to commemorate or condemn them.(47:10)
10.10.2012 – Langsam gesprochene Nachrichten
Trainiere dein Hörverstehen mit den Nachrichten der Deutschen Welle von Mittwoch – als Text und als verständlich gesprochene Audio-Datei. *** Der Internationale Währungsfonds -IWF- hat vor der Gefahr einer Kreditklemme gewarnt. In seinem Bericht zur Finanzstabilität heißt es, sollte die Kreditvergabe sinken, könnte die Konjunktur in der Eurozone noch weiter einbrechen. Die Eurokrise bleibe das Hauptrisiko für das globale Finanzsystem, heißt es in dem in Tokio vorgestellten Bericht.
The United Nations: History and Functions
Born out of the ashes of the League of Nations following the beginning of World War II, the United Nations is an international organization dedicated to world peace and safety. Originally comprised of 51 countries, today that number has swelled to almost 200 nations working together toward economic development and social advancement. One of its earliest resolutions called for the elimination of nuclear weapons. Throughout its history, the organization has been both praised and condemned, receivi
SENSORY DETAILS AND TRANSITIONS
This video provides a brief explanation of how sensory details and transitions are used in writing. This video was made for a "flipped" classroom (meaning students are introduced to a concept first through the video), but would be suitable to complement any lesson on using sensory detail in writing. It also covers transition words. (03:19)
12.10.2012 – Langsam gesprochene Nachrichten
Trainiere dein Hörverstehen mit den Nachrichten der Deutschen Welle von Freitag – als Text und als verständlich gesprochene Audio-Datei. *** Bei ihrem einzigen Fernseh-Duell im US-Wahlkampf haben sich die Kandidaten für das Vizepräsidentenamt einen harten Schlagabtausch geliefert. Vor allem bei außenpolitischen Fragen kam es in Danville im Bundesstaat Kentucky zu Wortgefechten zwischen dem amtierenden Vize-Präsidenten Joe Biden und dem Republikaner Paul Ryan. Dieser warf Präsident Ba
Lesson 01 - One Minute Romanian
In lesson 1 of One Minute Romanian you will learn how to say 'hello' and 'goodbye' in Romanian. Remember - even a few phrases of a language can help you make friends and enjoy travel more. Find out more about One Minute Romanian at our website - http://www.oneminutelanguages.com.Author(s):
.NET 4.5 - Multicore JIT Multicore JIT is a .NET 4.5 compiler technology that uses parallelization to reduce the JIT compilation time during application startup. "With Multicore JIT, methods are compiled on two cores in parallel. The more code you execute on your startup path, the more effective
Multicore JIT team says:
Multicore JIT is a .NET 4.5 compiler technology that uses parallelization to reduce the JIT compilation time during application startup.
"With Multicore JIT, methods are compiled on two cores in parallel. The more code you execute on your startup path, the more effective
Cómo dibujar un elefante - en español
Este vídeo explica cómo dibujar un elefante con dos círculos. Van un poco rápido pero enseña cómo dibujar el cuerpo, las orejas, la trompa y colita. (2:01)
In this video, you can see a group of isolated photoreceptors -- specialised light-detecting cells from the fly's eye - rapidly contract in response to light. This rapid contraction is believed to generate the electrical signal in the fly photoreceptor, which is the fastest visual response in the animal kingdom. Moving images courtesy of SCIENCE
Polymeric Nanofiber Scaffold
In this video, Ching Theng Koh shows the microstructure of a fibrous polymer scaffold, produced by an electrospining technique. Polymeric electrospun scaffolds have been considered as replacement of various tissues due to their microstructures, which mimic the fibrous networks in natural tissues such as cartilage and blood vessels. This video shows one of the images we used to study how nanofiber scaffold deforms at micrometer scale under mechanical loading. Such study provides guidelines to r
Joy Jiang: Study Abroad in Israel
Joy Jiang ('13, Mechanical Engineering) discusses her experiences studying abroad in Israel at the Israel Institute of Technology.
Learn Spanish in Three Minutes #8 - How Much?
Learn useful number-related phrases in Spanish with our Spanish in Three Minutes series! In Peru, knowing numbers is important, and this step-by-step video teaches you some of the basics you need to know while speaking Spanish. A native Spanish teacher will explain the simple phrases necessary. In this lesson, you’ll learn how to ask “How Much?” [...]
The Art of the Metaphor
This is an excellent TED Ed video all about similes and metaphors. Students can learn about figurative language in a precise and clear presentation. (05:38)
Breakingviews: Sprint winners
Oct 15 - Richard Beales and Robert Cyran discuss why Sprint Nextel's shareholders do best out of the U.S. cellphone carrier's $20 billion deal with Masayoshi Son's Softbank.
Alvin E. Roth interview: 2012 Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel
Telephone interview with Alvin E. Roth recorded immediately following the announcement of the 2012 Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel, 15 October 2012. The interviewer is Nobelprize.org's Allegra Grevelius. More video and information at http://www.nobelprize.org
Interview: 2012 Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel
Following the announcement, Professor Per Krusell, Chairman of the Economic Sciences Prize Committee, was interviewed by freelance journalist Joanna Rose about the 2012 Prize in Economic Sciences. More video and information at http://www.nobelprize.org The prize was awarded jointly to Alvin E. Roth and Lloyd S. Shapley "for the theory of stable allocations and the practice of market design."