Adjusting to the changing dynamics of the world economy [Audio]
Speaker(s): Richard Kozul-Wright, Professor Robert Wade | The Trade and Development Report 2013 contends that to achieve durable and inclusive growth, developing and transition economies will need to move towards a new form of development, away from a focus on net-export advantages which depend on exploiting on global imbalances and towards strengthening domestic demand and expanding regional and South-South economic linkages. Richard Kozul-Wright is a senior UN economist heading the unit on Eco
Stockholm 1912: The Games of the V Olympiad The Games of the V Olympiad from Stockholm, Sweden. These games were the last until 1920, as World War I forced the cancellation of the 1916 Games. These games are best known for the decathlon win of Jim Thorpe, of the United States. Then the flags of the countries that participated in these Olympics are shown. There is no talking in this video. Background music is the Olympic Theme. Video is of average quality. (2:54)
The Games of the V Olympiad from Stockholm, Sweden. These games were the last until 1920, as World War I forced the cancellation of the 1916 Games. These games are best known for the decathlon win of Jim Thorpe, of the United States. Then the flags of the countries that participated in these Olympics are shown. There is no talking in this video. Background music is the Olympic Theme. Video is of average quality. (2:54)
ScienceCasts: Did Earth Have Two Moons?
Did our planet once have two moons? Some researchers say so. Moreover, the missing satellite might still be up there--splattered across the far side of the Moon. NASA's GRAIL mission could help confirm or refute the "two moon" hypothesis. (03:00)
“Reconceptualizing the Question: Intervention Strategies”
A presentation and discussion with University of Chicago Professors Roger Myerson, Department of Economics & Marshall Sahlins, Department of Anthropology. Roger Myerson: "A Field Manual for the Cradle of Civilization" Marshall Sahlins: "On the Anthropology of the Counterinsurgency Field Manual" Part of the April 2009 conference on "Reconsid
Intro to Judaism #6 Terms Jewish History
Video discusses terms on Jewish history.
Dr. John Prescott - Academic Spotlight
Missouri State University has a nationally recognized music department. One of the professors in that department, Dr. John Prescott, recently received the National Award from the American Society of Composers, Authors, and Publishers, also known as ASCAP. These coveted awards reflect ASCAP's commitment to assist and encourage writers of serious music. The awards are based upon the prestigious value of each writer's catalogue of original compositions, as well as recent performances of those work
Virtual Maths, Shapes, Space and Measure, Demonstration of a Theodolite Survey in action
Using a theodolite to calculate the height of a building, demonstration 'in the field', includes interactive simulation tools and formulae
Eighteenth-century collections online (ECCO)
Eighteenth-Century Collections Online is a subscription resource accessible to those at subscribing institutions via individual URLs. It is one of the most significant large-scale digitisations of primary material yet undertaken, providing access to the scanned images of 'every significant English-language and foreign-language title printed in Great Britain during the eighteenth century' as well as a number of texts published in the Americas. The texts have been scanned to a high quality and can
Clemson hosts 2014 international conference on play
CLEMSON — The US Play Coalition's 2014 Conference on the Value of Play will begin Sunday, Feb. 16, at Clemson University's Madren Conference Center. More than 200 play researchers and advocates from across the nation and world will gather through Wednesday for lectures and panel discussions about the benefits of play, according to Carly Summers, executive director of the US Play Coalition. In conjunction with the conference, Clemson President James P. Clements proclaimed Tuesday, Feb. 18, as
Literary Festival 2013: Philosophy by Podcast [Audio]
Speaker(s): David Edmonds, Nigel Warburton | In the 5th century BC Socrates brought philosophy to the marketplace. Can this ancient branch of learning be rejuvenated by the technology of the 21st century? Philosophy Bites Back is the second book from the team that brings you Philosophy Bites, the hugely successful podcast that has now had 16 million downloads. Philosophy Bites Back is a collection of conversations with leading scholars on major figures in the history of philosophy. David Edmonds
V&A online journal
This Web page gives access to all issues of the 'V&A Online Journal', a free full-text research journal. This annual ejournal is published by the Victoria and Albert Museum in London. At December 2009 there are two issues online, with articles published as HTML pages. Example scholarly articles include: 'James "Athenian" Stuart: The Architect as Landscape Painter'; 'Doing Time: Patchwork as a Tool of Social Rehabilitation in British Prisons'; 'Computer Art at the V&A'; and 'The Film Work of Sta
11.123 Big Plans (MIT)
This course explores social, technological, political, economic, and cultural implications of "Big Plans" in the urban context. Local and international case studies (such as Boston's Central Artery and Curitiba, Brazil's bus transit system) are used to understand the process of making major changes to the city fabric. The efficacy of top-down and bottom-up planning and the applicability of planning strategies across cultural boundaries are considered.
The Louisiana Purchase in a Nutshell
A short animated video about the Louisiana Purchase, including information about the roles of Sacajewea, Thomas Jefferson, Lewis and Clark.
Two car bombs hit Syrian market in Douma
Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe The chaotic scene just moments after two car bombs went off in a popular Douma market injuring dozens. Deborah Gembara reports. More from Syria: http://smarturl.it/SyriaAttack Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe 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, national, and international
#292: Prey for the oceans: How marine predators influence reef ecology "The Persistence of the 'Mythological' in Popular Hindi Cinema" Waste-to-Energy & Anaerobic Digestion The Short U Sound 17.554 Political Economy of Latin America (MIT) Leaning towards a transformation
A talk by Philip Lutgendorf, Professor of Hindi and Modern Indian Studies, University of Iowa. From the South Asia Seminar.
A look at waste to energy system designs. More specifically anaerobic digestion in wastewater treatment facilities to produce different types of energy. The site of this case study is the Southeast Wastewater Treatment facility in the Hunters Point district of San Francisco, CA.
The Electric Company's skit on words that start with the short U sound.
This class explores the politics of economic reform in Latin America. Topics addressed include: Dependency, Development, and Bureaucratic-Authoritarianism; The Political Consequences of Market-Oriented Reform in Venezuela; The Mexican Peso Crisis; Transitions from Authoritarian Rule in the Southern Cone; Civil-Military Relations; Limits of Democratization; Parties and Elections in Latin America; Religion, Political Mobilization, and Civil Society; and Revolution.
In the current contracting economy, the pressure to achieve better cost savings is higher than ever. In the fourth edition of The Lean Toolbox Dr Matthias Holweg and his co-author John Bicheno provide a no nonsense, no waffle explanation of the dynamic evolution of lean from its roots in manufacturing to its adaptation to product development, service and even healthcare operations. Dr Holweg explains why lean, and its ability to improve the customer value proposition, can be also provide a longe
"The Persistence of the 'Mythological' in Popular Hindi Cinema"
Waste-to-Energy & Anaerobic Digestion
The Short U Sound
17.554 Political Economy of Latin America (MIT)
Leaning towards a transformation