Ping 149: The Outlook is good, body controlled PC's, Win8 RTM, Paid apps | Ping! This week Laura and Paul enjoyed themselves while bringing all the hot news to you in bite size morsels. Enjoy
This week Laura and Paul enjoyed themselves while bringing all the hot news to you in bite size morsels. Enjoy
Dr. Andrew Johnson explains what academic writing is and is not giving examples of both. The narrator teaches that academic writing uses a formal tone, transmits ideas without appealing to emotion, and is concise. (02:35)
Otis Art History 26 - Neo-Classicism
From the Caves to Romanticism, take a journey through centuries of art and learn about the role of art in culture and the place of the artist in society. This series of five-minute podcasts from Otis College of Art and Design features sumptuous images and informative texts. Presented by Dr. Jeanne Willette, faculty at Otis College of Art and Design.
Cosmology | Lecture 3
Lecture 3 of Leonard Susskind's Modern Physics concentrating on Cosmology. Recorded January 26, 2009 at Stanford University. This Stanford Continuing Studies course is the fifth of a six-quarter sequence of classes exploring the essential theoretical foundations of modern physics. The topics covered in this course focus on classical mechanics. Leonard Susskind is the Felix Bloch Professor of Physics at Stanford University. (2:00:27)
Cosmology | Lecture 8
Lecture 8 of Leonard Susskind's course on Cosmology. Recorded March 16, 2009 at Stanford University. This Stanford Continuing Studies course is the fifth of a six-quarter sequence of classes exploring the essential theoretical foundations of modern physics. The topics covered in this course focus on classical mechanics. Leonard Susskind is the Felix Bloch Professor of Physics at Stanford University. (1:58:42)
This video contains a brief conversation about what plagiarism is and how to avoid it. The characters discuss what to do to properly cite resources. The video is a little awkward, but the information presented is good.
Jesse Owens Berlin Olympics Interview
Jesse Owens was interviewed after the 1936 Berlin Olympics. This was copied from a vintage film, so the film is a little grainy and the sound quality could be better. (02:57)
Emmeline Taylor - Watching the watchers: The steady creep of CCTV
The steady creep of closed circuit television into our lives is raising big questions about our privacy. In this video, Dr Emmeline Taylor of the ANU College of Arts and Social Sciences discusses her work looking at the impact of CCTV on our lives. This video accompanies a feature in the Spring 2012 edition of ANU Reporter, the quarterly magazine of The Australian National University. To read the article go to: http://news.anu.edu.au/?p=16451 To view an online version of the magazine: http://i
Japan's economy stalls
Aug. 13 - Second quarter growth half the pace expected as weak Eurozone demand weighs on manufacturers in the world's third largest economy.
Artificial pheromone disrupts foraging ants
Read the full article here: http://www.newscientist.com/blogs/nstv/2012/03/artificial-pheromone-controls-invasive-ant-dance.html Don't forget to subscribe!
History's Priceless Assets
Evolving over 5,000 years of human history, the physical object we now call the book creates a unique connection between the historical past and present-day learners. While digital resources continue to expand, the critical importance and relevance of the book cannot be denied as a tangible record of human thought — a shared experience you can actually hold in your hands.
Pride Parade 2012 and the Empty Closet
Rocky and friends participate for the second year running in Rochester's Gay Pride Parade. This year, marchers also handed out facsimilies of the first issue of The Empty Closet and the University's new Diversity brochure. The Empty Closet, one of the country's longest-running LGBT publications, was started by members of a UR student group, the Rochester Gay Liberation Front, and first distributed in 1971. Access the online archive at http://www.lib.rochester.edu/index.cfm?PAGE=4769
Structural and Lithological Controls upon Fluid Migration within the Chalk and Upper Greensand Aquif
The influence of lithological heterogeneities, structural discontinuities and discontinuity surface mineralisation upon groundwater migration within the Chalk and the Upper Greensand of southern England has been investigated. Lithological heterogeneities in the Chalk succession include marl seams, hardgrounds, tabular flints and nodular flints. Each of these heterogeneities has a lower intrinsic porosity and permeability than in the calcite rich chalk. The influence that each of these hetero
Sam Riegel: Gateway Plaza
Sam Riegel was just one block west as the second plane hit the South Tower. In this video clip, watch footage Riegel captured moments after the second tower was struck and also after the South Tower collapsed. (1:07)
About Supplemental Instruction
Discussion with Addison Zhao, our course's Supplemental Instruction (SI) leader, about SI.
Interviewing II Workshop Tutorial: Career Management Services, JMSB
http://johnmolson.concordia.ca/en/career-services Please watch this video prior to attending the Interviewing II Workshop at Career Management Service, John Molson School of Business, Concordia University.
Fall 2012 Graduate School Orientation
The Graduate School held its annual Orientation and Information Fair for all incoming graduate students on Wednesday, August 08. This was an opportunity for students to learn about key components of their graduate education experience from Dean Grasso, members of the Graduate School staff, and representatives of key campus units. More than 30 organizations were represented at the Information Fair to share information and answer questions. More than 900 students attended the event.
ISS Update - Aug. 15, 2012
The International Space Station video update for Aug. 15, 2012.