TWC9: Nineys, MIX Open Call, WP7 GPS Emulator, & lots of new software releases This week on Channel 9, Dan and Brian discuss the week's top developer news, including:
This week on Channel 9, Dan and Brian discuss the week's top developer news, including:
LabCollector LIMS - Building your own customized LabCollector Module
LabCollector can help you store, manage and share your lab information like samples, cells, plasmids, primers... This video shows how to create customized module in LabCollector to store any data. Visit www.LabCollector.com to see all LabCollector features. More than a database, it includes a storage manager, a stock/order manager tool, a barcode editor/tracker, bioinformatics tools and many more.
Dave Brubeck - Take Five - 1966
Jazz is a musical art form which was born in America at the beginning of the 20th century. This iconic performance in 1966 in Berlin, Germany features Dave Brubeck - piano, Paul Desmond - alto sax, Eugene Wright - bass, and Joe Morello - drums. (5:22)
The Bases Of Rice Domestication In Lower Yangzte, China: Fifth Millennium BC Evidence For Early Cult
A complete revision to dating of early agriculture in the Lower Yangzte region of China is now underway as new methods for archaeobotanical analyses are being applied to trace the gradual evolution of domesticated rice from its wild ancestors, and the gradual shift from hunting-and-gathering to a reliance on cultivation. Since its discovery in the 1970s the Neolithic culture of Hemudu has been synonymous of developed rice agriculture in the Lower Yangzte valley. However, at the time it was excav
Siegfried Woldhek shows how he found the true face of Leonardo
This 4:21 video lecture is about the narrator's search for an image of Leonardo and the problem solving approach that he used. This is a wonderful video that shows students how they can use their powers of observation and deduction to reach conclusions.
National Geographic-Frilled Lizards
In this video, students will watch a frilled lizard running with its frill fully opened. This is used as a defense to scare away predators! This lizard lives in Northern Australia. Students will enjoy watching this odd spectacle as the lizard runs in full frill. This is a great teaching resource for elementary/middle school students and would work in conjunction with a thematic unit and/or science lesson on reptiles, habitats, and/or continents. It also serves well for building background knowle
National Geographic-Hippos Licking Crocodiles
In this video, students will witness hippos cozying up to crocodiles. The hippo starts licking the crocodile bodies. The crocs put up with this because the hippo is not a threat and it is much larger and stronger than the crocodiles. This is a great teaching resource for elementary/middle school students. It would work well in conjunction with a science lesson on reptiles, habitats, and odd animal behaviors. Students will enjoy this cute video and it will also help to build background knowledge
Grammar Errors Costing Companies Billions
U.S. workers' grammar, punctuation and spelling are so bad that Fortune 500 companies spend more than $3 billion a year training employees in basic English. NBC's Roger O'Neil reports on this growing epidemic. The video reflects on how the computer has impacted American language. Some examples of common errors are also explained. This might be a nice, motivational video to show students or to help reinforce the importance of grammar in the classroom. (03:03)
The History of St. Patrick's Day
This professionally made video contains a narrator detailing the history and celebration of St. Patrick's Day. The video contains photos of history of St. Patrick and videos of actual celebrations. (Video does contain images of men drinking beer in celebration and is shown in context of being able to do so during Lent.) (3:33)
The Life of Shakespeare
This student made video talks about the life of William Shakespeare. Unfortunately, there is not very much information on the great poet. The complete works of Shakespeare are widely considered to be the greatest stories and text ever recorded in the history of the written word. Lets take a brief look into the man behind the plays and learn a little about this artistic genius. (3:22)
Floods threaten Sri Lanka rice crop
At least eight people are killed and over a million more are affected in floods in the north of Sri Lanka. There are fears the rice crop could be under threat.
Troubles close pyramids
Pyramids shut because of Egyptian unrest.
Europe: a global power with global reach?
All EU assessments appear to indicate that ‘business as usual’ points to a downward track of growth at home and reduced influence abroad. But if we wish for something better, then perhaps we should start by thinking differently about Europe, and then matching our thoughts with our actions, writes INSEAD emeritus professor Jonathan Story.
Jongeren op het bot Deze site is ontwikkeld n.a.v. de theatervoorstelling Op het Bot, een realisatie van Kunstlab Avelinks. Op het Bot vertrekt van het dagboek van …
Deze site is ontwikkeld n.a.v. de theatervoorstelling Op het Bot, een realisatie van Kunstlab Avelinks. Op het Bot vertrekt van het dagboek van …
Anger over German austerity plan
As officials from International Monetary Fund inspect Greece's finances resentment smoulders over Germany's austerity plan for the euro zone.
Santander's Polish bank bid
Santander is preparing to officially bid for the remaining share in Poland's Bank Zachodni WBK with an offer of $5.8m, which would make Santander the sole owner.
1990s Plastic Product Commercial - Dacron textiles by Visa
Visa America's freedom fabric.
Dacron is a fiber made from polyethylene terephthalate (PET). PET can take up to several thousand years to degrade.
Plastic Pollution Introduction
A good introduction to plastic pollution on beaches. Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute and Scientist Chris Reddy help AquaKIDs take a critical look at plastics and their effect on our environment.
Crowds react to Mubarak announcement
Thousands in Cairo's Tahrir square react to the announcement by President Hosni Mubarak that he is to transfer powers to Vice President Omar Suleiman.
This RLO defines the term 'confidence intervals' and demonstrates how they can be used to determine the significance and range of possible sizes of a treatment effect.