Harry S. Truman Presidential Library Opening
Truman's presidential library is unveiled. In attendance are former president Herber Hoover, Eleanor Roosevelt, Chief Justice Earl Warren, Lyndon Johnson and more. (2min)
Africa Speaks, America Answers
In Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn, pianist Randy Weston and bassist Ahmed Abdul Malik celebrated with song the revolutions spreading across Africa. In Ghana and South Africa, drummer Guy Warren and vocalist Sathima Bea Benjamin fused local musical forms with the dizzying innovations of modern jazz. These four were among hundreds of musicians in the 1950s and '60s who forged connections between jazz and Africa that definitively reshaped both their music and the world. In this video, as in his new
Lashay Thompson- Breaking Through
Marsh Fork Elementary
Meet the children of Marsh Fork Elementary in Sundial, West Virginia. The very coal mining that supports the community also threatens the local students. Professor Charlie brings awareness to this potentially dangerous situation of living so close to one of America's biggest coal mines. (4:44)
Derivatives of Logarithmic Functions - Problem 3
This video demonstrates how to use the change of base formula to find the derivative of a logarithmic function. Derivatives of logarithmic functions are simpler than they would seem to be, even though the functions themselves come from an important limit in Calculus. (2:57)
Soros: Angela Merkel was the creator of the European crisis
George Soros explains to Reuters' Chrystia Freeland how German Chancellor Angela Merkel's actions in 2008 could lead to the disintegration of the European Union. Consequently, a disorderly default of European sovereignties may lead to a global financial meltdown worse than 2008. He explains his analysis here.
All things considered, there is a lot to learn about teaching, and much of it comes from educational psychology. Teaching as a career has distinctive features now that did not figure as prominently in its profile a generation ago. The features make it more exciting in some ways, as well as more challenging, than in the past. From a teacher’s point of view, the changes mean learning knowledge and skills—and practicing them—that were less important in teachers’ repertoires in earlier time
Musicians@Google: The Goat Rodeo Sessions (Yo-Yo Ma, Stuart Duncan, Edgar Meyer, Chris Thile)
The Goat Rodeo Sessions is an ambitious and groundbreaking project that brings together four string virtuosos: world-renowned cellist Yo-Yo Ma, fiddler Stuart Duncan, bassist Edgar Meyer and mandolinist Chris Thile. These artists -- each prominent figures in the music space independently -- have come together as a unique ensemble for this project. The music, including two tracks with female vocalist Aoife O'Donovan, crosses several different genres. While visiting Google New York they performed
2011 ESS Alumni Lecture
Talk by Harry W. Green entitled, "From the Nano to the Global Scale: Using Nanoscience Observations to Understand Earthquakes and Plate Tectonics."
Social Psychology Lecture, UCLA, Matthew Lieberman, Ph.D. (Psych 135), 10.06.09
Social Psychology Lecture by Matthew Lieberman, Ph.D. Recorded at UCLA on 10.06.09 Lecture 3 of the 17 part Fall 2009 series (Psych 135)
Social Psychology Lecture, UCLA, Matthew Lieberman, Ph.D. (Psych 135), 9.29.09
Social Psychology Lecture by Matthew Lieberman, Ph.D. Recorded at UCLA on 9.29.09 Lecture 1 of the 17 part Fall 2009 series (Psych 135)
Social Psychology Lecture, UCLA, Matthew Lieberman, Ph.D. (Psych 135), 10.01.09
Social Psychology Lecture by Matthew Lieberman, Ph.D. Recorded at UCLA on 10.01.09 Lecture 2 of the 17 part Fall 2009 series (Psych 135)
More Industrial Meanderings
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The Disenchantment of the Plate
John Coveney, Flinders University, gives a talk for the UBVO seminar series
Proteins & Enzymes: Transglutaminase | Lecture 8 (2011)
Wylie Dufresne (wd~50) October 24, 2011
Facebook CEO visits Harvard
Former Harvard student and Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg stopped by his old stomping grounds to answer a few questions.
Economic Update on WBAI Nov 5
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Converting Repeating Decimals to Fractions, Part 1
Sal Khan, in this four-minute video, gives examples of how to convert basic repeating decimals to fractions.
Northeastern University Academic Honors Convocation
April 22, 2011 - Northeastern University's inaugural Academic Honors Convocation recognized its community's highest achievements in academic excellence, use-inspired research and engagement on campus and across the globe.