BASF CEO Bock: Asia lull is big surprise
July 26 - Chief Executive Kurt Bock predicts a flat performance for BASF in the second half on softening in Asia and continued weakness in Europe.
Breakingviews: Boutiques make bank
July 26 - Jeffrey Goldfarb and Antony Currie discuss how independent M&A advisory shops have been trouncing their bigger Wall Street rivals of late.
Java1610: Polymorphism, Type Conversion, Casting, etc.
R.G. (Dick) Baldwin
Baldwin teaches you about assignment compatibility, type conversion, and casting for both primitive and reference types. He also teaches you about the relationship between reference types, method […]
Copa do Brasil 2015
Copa do Brasil 2015
Batteries and Energy Storage 102
By: icamp2012school Chunmei Ban, National Renewable Energy Laboratory
The most ‘important and greatest puzzle’ we face as humans is ourselves (Boring, 1950, p. 56). Humans are a puzzle – one that is complex, subtle and multi-layered, and it gets even more complicated as we evolve over time and change in different contexts. When answering the question ‘What makes us who we are?’, psychologists put forward a range of explanations about why people feel, think and behave the way they do. Just when psychologists seem to understand one bit of ‘who we are’
Converting Fractions into Percentages
Worked examples and questions for pupils to practice converting fractions into percentages.
Kangas expressing Gratitude
Kangas expressing Gratitude.
Chez Juan: vocabulary exercise 'room'
At the completion of this lesson you will be able to: describe a room in a house.
Lezen, spreken: Who killed Colin McFee?
Je oefent leesvaardigheid aan de hand van een misdaadverhaal. Je leert mondeling het einde van een verhaal vertellen.
Leesoefening: Paternity and maternity leave
In deze les leren cursisten argumenten en tegenargumenten halen uit teksten over ouderschapsverlof
Community Discussion on Open Sharing and OpenCourseWare
Who could have guessed that a Florentine omelet played a role in the origins of the OpenCourseWare initiative? A breakfast meeting in a New York “greasy spoon” was one of the seminal moments shaping OCW, according to William G. Bowen, who dined with Charles Vest and discussed Mellon Foundation support for the initiative. Bowen prais
Developing Future Leaders
If Woodie Flowers gets his way, students with the vision and initiative to change the world will be commonplace at MIT – rather than the extraordinary exemplars who speak on his panel: Elizabeth Basha, who’s developing an early storm warning system for rural villages in a Honduras river basin prone to
Where the Sun Shines, There Hack They
Even if the typical MIT hacker doesn’t qualify as a secret agent, he or she is to be admired for pulling off the collegiate world’s most surreptitious, elegant pranks, believes Jay Keyser. While Harvard students get a chuckle out of “putting panties over statues,” MIT students have placed a telephone booth and a police cru
Imagining MIT: Designing a Campus for the Twenty-First Century
After viewing William Mitchell’s presentation, viewers may wish to apply to MIT, or at the very least, take a campus tour, to experience up close the architecture he describes. Mitchell’s talk -- drawn from his recent book, Imagining MIT-- first skims the history of MIT’s classical, industry-minded buildings, then f
The History of MIT’s Department of Urban Studies and Planning
Who better than Gary Hack to recount the colorful 75-year tale of the Department of Urban Studies and Planning? Associated with the department for more than half its life, and saturated with its lore, Hack reaches backward to describe the story’s “five acts,” and then forward to imagine the department
5.2 Neural ageing: article 2
This unit looks at two topics that are of immense worldwide social, economic, ethical, and political importance – ‘addiction’ and ‘neural ageing’. You will develop a Master's level approach to the study of specific issues within these two important subject areas.