Great Minds of Business: Henry Ford
Before Henry Ford and Ford Motor Company, automobiles were expensive and hard to make, so only the wealthy could afford them. In this video clip, great minds of business discuss how the assembly line helped transform Henry Ford's vision of affordable automobiles for the average American into a reality. (2:33)
Mexican Spanish Survival Phrases #2 - Say “You’re Welcome” in Mexican Spanish
Learn Mexican Spanish travel phrases with SpanishPod101.com! A little Spanish can go such a long way! Whether you’re traveling, visiting, or sightseeing, SpanishPod101.com has all the essential travel phrases just for you! In this lesson we cover a high frequency Spanish phrase that you’ll surely find useful on your trip, [...]
Negotiating with North Korea: The Six Party Talks and the Nuclear Issue
This NSC seminar addresses the complex question of negotiation with North Korea.
Dr Buszynski analyses the Six Party Talks as a case study of negotiation and examines the proposition that the process of negotiation can shape the outcome, sometimes in unexpected ways.
This study examines how the talks, intended to terminate North Korea's nuclear program, actually gave it time to bring that program to completion. It concludes that the talks have had their day and should not be revived. While th
Robert E. Law and the Civil War
A biography of his life in regard to his work in the Civil War. A good overview of his accomplishments, actions, and decision making of the Confederate army.
This artefact outlines the creation of a new website for Innovation North students holding details of all work placements (short, long term, voluntary, paid).The Institute for Enterprise funded the project and the money helped pay a student to maintain the website for a year
Unusual Biology: The Science of Emerging Pathogens, Spring 2013
Infectious diseases represent a serious global public health problem. They have the potential to kill millions of people, whether they emerge naturally as outbreaks or pandemics, or deliberately through bioterrorism. Some examples of diseases caused by emerging pathogens are the Bubonic Plague, Toxoplasmosis, African Sleeping Sickness, and Chagas Disease. Each day, infectious disease scientists serve on the front lines protecting us from such threats. In this course students will learn how to d
Silhouette Blends: Long & Short -u-
Hector and Lisa use their br-ight br-ains to come up with different words that can be made from one phoneme. The goals for this segment are vowel sounds long and short -u-. (0:30)
Graphing Systems of Inequalities, Part 2 - Khan Academy
The instructor in this video, Sal Khan, in an easy, conversational tone, continues to discuss how to graph inequalities. Sal Khan is the recipient of the 2009 Microsoft Tech Award in Education. The student or educator may want to open the video to 'full screen' as the instructor is using a black background and the writing is small. (03:24)
Birding at the Museum: Artists Behind the Dioramas
Long before sophisticated wildlife photography, artists in the field captured the color and movement of birds for the background paintings of the Museum's dioramas. Similarly, bird taxidermists studied their subjects' anatomy and behavior to achieve a natural effect, most dramatically in flight. Here, long-time exhibition artist Stephen C. Quinn explores the work of painters Louis Agassiz Fuertes and Francis Lee Jacques and taxidermist David Schwendeman.
Jane Addams and Hull House
This student made video presents a brief biography of Addam's life as it relates to the Hull House using original photos. It does not tell what was happening in the nation at this time, but alludes to her other accomplishments and Nobel award.
Meet the Journalist Dimiter Kenarov and Boryana Katsarova: Crimea Under Siege
Pulitzer Center grantees Dimiter Kenarov and Boryana Katsarova present their project on the crisis in Crimea. They explain the historical background, the complex current situation, and the challenges they have faced as journalists covering the events.
"Ukraine: Crimea Under Siege" by Dimiter Kenarov and Boryana Katsarova: http://pulitzercenter.org/reporting/eastern-europe-russia-ukraine-crimea-history-politics-revolution
A Year in Focus - Assessing Gordon Brown Part 1
In this podcast Doctor Steven Fielding takes a look back at Gordon Brown's first half-term in office.
In this, the first of three episodes, Doctor Fielding rates the Prime Minister on his performance in International Relations.
Doctor Fielding works in the University's School of Politics and International Relations. He is an expert in
Converting a large codebase to Hack | Lang.NEXT 2014
Facebook recently open-sourced Hack, a programming language for HHVM. Hack uses gradual typing and is fully compatible with PHP. Over the last year, Facebook has migrated a large part of its PHP codebase to Hack, thanks to both organic adoption and a number of homegrown refactoring tools. In this talk, I will give a high-level overview of the language and share some of the lessons learned during the migration process. Author(s):
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