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.
- 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
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)
Top 25 Japanese Questions You Need to Know #7 - Where did you learn Japanese?
Learn Japanese with JapanesePod101.com! After a long but enjoyable flight, you have finally touched down in Japan. You can already feel the jetlag setting in, but you need to eat before you go to sleep. You head to the local farmers’ market to sample some delicacies and before you know it, you’re having your [...]
.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.
Multicore JIT team says:
"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
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