This Day in History February 10: Kasparov loses chess game to computer
On this day in 1996, after three hours, world chess champion Gary Kasparov loses the first game of a six-game match against Deep Blue, an IBM computer capable of evaluating 200 million moves per second. Man was ultimately victorious over machine, however, as Kasparov bested Deep Blue in the match with three wins and two ties and took home the $400,000 prize. (1:00)
This Day in History February 9: Satchel Paige nominated to Baseball Hall of Fame
On this day in 1971, pitcher Leroy "Satchel" Paige becomes the first Negro League veteran to be nominated for the Baseball Hall of Fame. In August of that year, Paige, a pitching legend known for his fastball, showmanship and the longevity of his playing career, which spanned five decades, was inducted. Joe DiMaggio once called Paige "the best and fastest pitcher I've ever faced." (1:00)
Shorting Stock 2 - Khan Academy
Sal Khan offers more information on the mechanics of shorting stock. (08:43)
Article :: UI Design with Adobe Illustrator CS6, Part 1: Flipping Wireframes
Adobe Illustrator makes it easy to create wireframes and then seamlessly flip them to final art. Rick Moore, author of UI Design with Adobe Illustrator, demonstrates how to use Illustrator's symbols, graphic and character styles, and the Find Font tool to turn a sample user interface wireframe into a presentation-ready design.
Microsoft Student Partner 2012-13
This video is regarding MSP (Microsoft Student Partner) program conducted by Microsoft World wide every year. The speaker highlights some of the key features of Windows 8. There are no visuals and the host speaks very fast. This would be an okay video to learn about the Windows 8 operating system. (2:53)
3XSQ: Apple boosted by billion dollar Samsung verdict
Aug 27 - Apple shares opened 2.5 percent higher after winning its patent battle with Samsung while Samsung sputtered, losing $12 billion in market value.
2011 President's Annual Address
The UW's new President faces students and the community in his first town-hall address of the year, touching imporant issues like the internal Provost search, new funding opportunities and highlighting the UW's recent accomplishments.
Chinese Cartoon Mr Rabbit
Chinese Cartoon Mr Rabbit.
Breakingviews: German split helps Draghi
Aug. 28 - ECB President, Mario Draghi, has an ally in Angela Merkel while the Bundesbank opposes his plan to restart buying sovereign debt, says Reuters Breakingviews
Jacques Nasser opens Swanston Academic Building
The centrepiece of RMIT University’s $700 million capital investment program, the Swanston Academic Building, is today being officially launched by RMIT alumnus Jacques Nasser AO, Chairman of BHP Billiton. The Swanston Academic Building (SAB), a 35,000 square metre, 11-storey educational facility, contains innovative lecture theatres, classrooms and specialist spaces that support the most advanced teaching and learning methodologies. RMIT's Swanston Academic Building. Photo: John Gollings.
Vocabulary Lesson: My Body
This is a cute vocabulary lesson/circle time that makes real life connections with the new vocabulary. The teacher uses a parrot puppet to keep the kids engaged with her questioning and uses pictures of the new vocabulary words being taught. Although this is a pre-school lesson, many ideas can be translated into the kindergarten classroom. (04:33)
This Day in History January 3: Noriega Surrenders to U.S.
On this day in 1990, Panama's General Manuel Antonio Noriega, after holing up for 10 days at the Vatican embassy in Panama City, surrenders to U.S. military troops to face charges of drug trafficking. Also on this day, NASA’s Mars rover Spirit touched down on the Red planet. (1:00)
Snowy Owl in Rhode Island
Here is a snippet of snowy owl footage from our visit to Sachuest Point National Wildlife Refuge.
Advice for Freshmen
Current students offer advice to incoming freshmen for a successful and fun UMN experience!
Employer Perspective: Jan Conlin
Jan Conlin, Chair of Business Litigation Group, Robins, Kaplan, Miller and Ciresi discusses what she sees as important from the perspective of a hiring partner.
Candy Commerical - Abbi Catie
verify solving Are Language Classes Useful Trading at Noon: Carlyle Group on acquisition tear
Find out what sort of things language classes can offer AND what sorts of things you need to be careful of. The video contains great information, especially for those seeking to learn a new language. (06:00)
Aug 30 - Private equity firm Carlyle Group has purchased DuPont's car paint business, the latest of many recent deal announcements.
Are Language Classes Useful
Trading at Noon: Carlyle Group on acquisition tear