Grid Computing with 256 Windows Azure Worker Roles In this interview I talk to Connected Systems MVP Alan Smith about using a lot of resources in Windows Azure. He shows a demo of using 256 cores to render images. Rendering 3D ray-traced animations is a task that requires massive compute power. Creating a 256 node render farm that is capable of producing high definition high quality 3D animations would cost hundreds of thousands of dollars, and take months to provision. Creating this environment in Windows Azure costs around $30 per hou
In this interview I talk to Connected Systems MVP Alan Smith about using a lot of resources in Windows Azure. He shows a demo of using 256 cores to render images.
Rendering 3D ray-traced animations is a task that requires massive compute power. Creating a 256 node render farm that is capable of producing high definition high quality 3D animations would cost hundreds of thousands of dollars, and take months to provision. Creating this environment in Windows Azure costs around $30 per hou
In the Boardroom: US lags behind UK on reform - Bob Monks
Oct. 2 - Lucy Marcus talks to shareholder activist & corporate governance guru Bob Monks on reform, advice for the next generation of directors & what to do when you find yourself at the centre of a scandal.
Wealth Strategies: Stocks to "Re-Rally" in Q4
Oct 2 - Raymond James' Jeff Saut says U.S. equities may see a small correction after the rally they've had, but there is still upside to stocks for the balance of the year. He likes the energy & tech sectors.
2012-2013 RWJF HSS / CSEPH Speaker Series - Jason Beckfield 10/02/2012
The Center for Social Epidemiology and Population Health Presents: 2012-2013 RWJF HSS / CSEPH Speaker Series "Comparing Social Inequalities in Health Across Societies" Jason Beckfield Professor, Sociology, Harvard University October 2, 2012 1690 Lane Auditorium School of Public Health University of Michigan
Northeastern celebrates launch of D'Amore-McKim School of Business
On September 28, 2012, Northeastern University celebrated the historic launch of the D'Amore-McKim School of Business. Richard D'Amore, BA'76, and Alan McKim, MBA'88, two proud Northeastern alumni, have joined forces to make the largest philanthropic investment in the university's history. As a result of their combined $60 million gift, Northeastern's College of Business Administration was officially renamed in their honor.
Film Production: 2012 Trailer
http://cinema.concordia.ca Trailer of student works completed in 2011-12 in Concordia University's Film Production program.
Political ads: Should we believe them?
Campaign television advertisements can be useful, but voters should be suspect about the information and validate the truth, says Robert Kolt, instructor of advertising at Michigan State University.
'Scare them into action'
Do fear appeals work as a political tactic? Robert Kolt, instructor of advertising at Michigan State University, says they may scare senior citizens but young people pay no attention.
Words and Pictures--Fun with Phonics (Short A)
In this cute video, students will learn about short a. Pictures of short a words are shown on screen-astronaut, anteater, tractor, bat, and traffic. A story is told about Patty Pat the Tabby Cat with illustrations. This is a great resource to introduce and/or review short vowels in the early childhood classroom. (4:30)
Session 8: Resistance Craft
Presentations by Otto von Busch, Liz Collins and Teddy Cruz Recorded on April 3, 2011 at the Mission Bay Conference Center, UCSF
Choral Vespers-10/04/2012-The Duke Vespers Ensemble
A service of choral vespers in Duke University Chapel officiated by The Rev. Bruce Puckett. Choir directed by Dr. Brian Schmidt. Organist: David Arcus. On The Preces/Invitatory Reading: Hosea 5:8-6:6, Acts 21:27-36, Luke 6:12-26 Bulletin: https://chapel.duke.edu/sites/default/files/10-04-12_V_2up.pdf
Youth Court: An Alternative Response to School Bullying
Bullying and school violence are critical issues facing 21st century educational leaders. U.S. public schools have been scrambling to develop and implement anti-bullying programs with varying […]
Cómo entender los colores
Los colores proceden de la luz y la luz se descompone en tres colores: cian, magenta y amarillo, que son los colores primarios. Los primarios se mezclan y dan lugar a los secundarios, y de éstos últimos se obtienen el resto de colores. (2:12)
Mobile Devices for Learning: What You Need to Know
It’s a question many educators are facing these days. The Common Core State Standards call for students to develop digital media and technology skills. One way to help them reach that goal: incorporate gadgets they’re already familiar with — cell phones, tablets, and smartphones — into their learning environment. This guide can help you better understand how mobile gadgets -- cell phones, tablets, and smartphones -- can engage students and change their learning environment.
Breakingviews: Owning the FT? Priceless
Oct 4 - The Financial Times may be dispensable for Pearson now that the company is changing CEOs. Breakingviews editors discuss how to put a price on the trophy pink newspaper.
Healthcare IT's Future is Ours to Share
By: Mptvideo1 Watch this video to see why better business health through strategic use of healthcare information technology for hospitals, insurers, doctors and pharmacies is important and how it can lead to better health -- and a better life -- for all of us.
Exercise: Could 15 minutes 3 times a week be enough?
Researchers at The University of Nottingham carrying out a study into a time-efficient exercise tool called HIT — High Intensity Training. The training programme is part of Metapredict — a multi-disciplinary European health project — which ultimately aims to develop individualised life style strategies to help fight or prevent metabolic diseases such as obesity, diabetes and cardiovascular disease.
Andy Anaconda and Patch Clark talk about going to Iraq.
Patch Clark shares about drama camp at ECU and working with children in Iraq.
The 4 Universal Types
In this session, join Greg Hicks to learn how to embrace diversity as a leader and successfully engage with team members that have different personalities, styles, and preferences. This session is Part 2 in a series led by Greg Hicks, founder of Foster, Hicks & Associates and pioneer in the field of leadership, health, and happiness, demonstrating how to use the FosterHicks system to be a more effective leader, how to work well with your team and move them successfully through change and challe