In conversation with Director Tsai Ming-Lang: Stray Dogs
A short interview with Director Tsai Ming-Lang and Ms Linda Jaivin at Taiwan, the view from the south conference.
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What do we mean by ‘wellbeing’ for young people? How is it shaped by social differences and inequalities, and how can we improve young people's mental and physical health? This unit will examine the range of factors affecting young people’s wellbeing, such as obesity, binge drinking, depression and behavioural problems.
2007.04.27-Building Democracy: Challenging Corporate Power
Consumer advocate, lawyer, and author Ralph Nader offers his perspective on?keeping corporate power in check?to?foster?a healthy democracy.
Simons Center for the Social Brain: diverse approaches, singular focus
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Under the Radar: A Symposium about Diversity and In/Visibility in the Arts
Presented by the Diversity Studies program, this event was recorded October 25, 2013, in Nahl Hall on the Oakland campus of California College of the Arts. CCA's Diversity Studies program presents Under the Radar: A Symposium about Diversity and In/Visibility in the Arts, a daylong symposium at which participants will examine and explore ways to create art and conduct art praxis parallel to the traditional venues of galleries, museums, and art agencies. The event highlights existing culturally
Freedom of Expression and Hate Speech: What International Human Rights Law Says [Audio]
Speaker(s): Navi Pillay | In recent years, the world has witnessed a number of incidents involving hate speech at times with wide-ranging and global repercussions. Many governments have put in place measures which not always are in consonance with international human rights law. This lecture recalls the relevant provisions of the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights and the International Convention on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination and showcases the jurisprudence of the
Global Capitalism March 2014 Monthy Update: Obama and the Economy
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6.080 Great Ideas in Theoretical Computer Science (MIT)
This course provides a challenging introduction to some of the central ideas of theoretical computer science. It attempts to present a vision of "computer science beyond computers": that is, CS as a set of mathematical tools for understanding complex systems such as universes and minds. Beginning in antiquity—with Euclid's algorithm and other ancient examples of computational thinking—the course will progress rapidly through propositional logic, Turing machines and computability, fin
Britain hosts first state visit of Irish President
Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe April 8 - Irish President Michael Higgins becomes Ireland's first president to make a state visit to Britain. Rough Cut (no reporter narration). Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe More Breaking News: http://smarturl.it/BreakingNews Reuters tells the world's stories like no one else. As the largest international multimedia news provider, Reuters provides coverage around the globe and across topics including business, financial, nationa
1.2.1 Natural and synthetic rubbers Natural rubber was the first major polymer to be imported and used for commercial purposes. Long ago the natives of South America learned to tap the indigenous Hevea Brasiliensis trees to collect, dry and coagulate the latex. Today the main rubber plantations are in Malaysia and Indonesia. Natural rubber is well established as an important and versatile engineering material with an excellent balance of properties. However, almost two-thirds of the rubber now consumed world-wide is synt
Natural rubber was the first major polymer to be imported and used for commercial purposes. Long ago the natives of South America learned to tap the indigenous Hevea Brasiliensis trees to collect, dry and coagulate the latex. Today the main rubber plantations are in Malaysia and Indonesia. Natural rubber is well established as an important and versatile engineering material with an excellent balance of properties. However, almost two-thirds of the rubber now consumed world-wide is synt
Why Abenomics Matters: Abenomics and the Japanese economy [Audio]
Speaker(s): Professor Motoshige Itoh | Editor's note: The question and answer session has been removed from this podcast. Japan is highly unusual in having experienced serious deflation in recent years, and Japan’s experience may be regarded as providing a good case study for other industrial countries suffering from inadequate capital investment and what has been termed ‘secular stagnation’. This lecture explains the nature of the ‘Abenomics’ introduced by Japan’s Prime Minister, Sh
Circles Radius Diameter & Pi Math Learning Upgrade
Video is in song form and discusses the circumference, radius, pi and more. The video shows the formulas for finding circumference and area, and also explains the definition of Pi. (01:51)
ESD.72 Engineering Risk-Benefit Analysis (MIT)
ERBA (ESD.72) emphasizes three methodologies - reliability and probabilistic risk assessment (RPRA), decision analysis (DA), and cost-benefit analysis (CBA). In this class, the issues of interest are: the risks associated with large engineering projects such as nuclear power reactors, the International Space Station, and critical infrastructures; the development of new products; the design of processes and operations with environmental externalities; and infrastructure renewal projects.
Nice Hat, Harry
Panama hats symbolized power in the first half of the 20th century. This expensive headgear was the mark of a well-traveled man. Today's episode considers a Panama hat worn by President Harry Truman.
Evaluation of 'Business Enterprise' Module
This report outlines a process of evaluation for a business enterprise module. This exploratory research investigates the impact of 'contextual' based evaluation of enterprise education curricula
Weight and Capacity
In this lesson learn about weight and capacity. Watching this video students will learn two words that can be used to describe weight and five words that can be used to describe capacity. An interactive activity is part of this lesson where students select the unit that is best to used to describe the weight and capacity of example objects.
Improving Basic Services for the Bottom Forty Percent: lessons from Ethiopia [Audio]
Speaker(s): Dr Qaiser Khan, Marta Foresti, Peter Hawkins | Dr Qaiser Khan will be joined by a panel to discuss Improving Basic Services for the Bottom Forty Percent: Lessons from Ethiopia, which examines Ethiopia's model in delivering basic services and why it appears to be succeeding. Qaiser Khan is a lead economist and program leader at the World Bank and the co-author of Improving Basic Services for the Bottom Forty Percent: Lessons from Ethiopia. Marta Foresti is Director of Politics and Gov