Beginner S6 #3 - Finish Your Japanese Beans
Learn Japanese with JapanesePod101.com! Have you ever taken part in setsubun, the Japanese traditions surrounding the seasonal transition from winter to spring? You haven’t? Well, what a treat for you! But depending on your age, you better bring your appetite, because certain Japanese rituals base the amount you have to eat on how old you [...]
Rime of the Ancient Mariner - Orson Welles, Larry Jordan (4 of 5)
Larry Jordan's 1977 experimental film - using animated engravings of Gustave Dore with Orson Welles reading the timeless Samuel Taylor Coleridge poem. The albatross is a symbol of a burden weighing on the soul for wrongful acts done without thought or conscience.
Craig Symonds and Mohsen Agsen: C++ Renaissance When you think about all the code executing in the world at any given time, there's a good chance you're thinking about a lot of code written in C/C++ (aka native code). As Mohsen Agsen mentions so astutely in this impromptu and candid conversation, C++ can be thought of as the dark matter of the developer universe: there is so much of it all around us, hiding in the computational shadows, powering so much of what we take for granted, technologically.
C++ is cu
When you think about all the code executing in the world at any given time, there's a good chance you're thinking about a lot of code written in C/C++ (aka native code). As Mohsen Agsen mentions so astutely in this impromptu and candid conversation, C++ can be thought of as the dark matter of the developer universe: there is so much of it all around us, hiding in the computational shadows, powering so much of what we take for granted, technologically.
Top 10 Deadly Animals
This is a part of the All Time 10's Series and focuses on deadly animals based on how many humans they kill each year. Watch to find out what are the top 10 deadliest animals on earth. (1:34)
10 Amazing Facts About the Human Body
This video shares 10 interesting facts about the human body. Watch to find out just how incredible the human body is with these ten facts. (1:16) (The video cites Philadelphia University as its source for the facts.)
Types of College Essays
This video is presented by a company that works with college student essays so be aware of that while watching this video. The video does a good job of spending time explaining what to do and not to do when writing entrance essays to college. Well worth the time to show students regardless of whether they are writing a college essay or one for your class. A handout with the topics and other elements presented would make a good poster for the classroom. (06:27)
How to Comprehend What You Are Reading
Comprehending what you are reading is imperative to reading better and faster, so highlighting important ideas is a great way to absorb the information fully. Find ways to improve reading skills with Katie Chasey, who is an experienced ESL and English tutor. She is a native English speaker with more than seven years experience teaching English as a second language overseas to children. (01:56)
USC School of Pharmacy: The Trojan Family Is Real
Ever wonder what it really means to belong to a great, big family? Ken Thai, an alumnus of the USC School of Pharmacy, tells you how the Trojan Family influenced his life when he was a student and how fortunate he feels to continue his involvement with the USC family today. Learn more about the University of Southern California: http://www.usc.edu Learn more about the USC School of Pharmacy: http://pharmacyschool.usc.edu/
8. Supporting our students' potential
At Nottingham our students excel and with our support they are free to achieve the potential that brought them to our campuses.
Black History Month Cultural Dinner Featuring Common
Common is known as one of hip-hop's most poetic, respected lyricists, and for pushing the boundaries. He has released seven albums, two of which he partnered with rap music megastar Kanye West to produce. This partnership resulted in four Grammy Award nominations in addition to being nominated for two MTV Video Music Awards including Best Hip Hop Video.
Gazans wounded in Israeli airstrike
Israeli warplanes strike a medicine factory in the Gaza Strip, injuring civilians and setting the building ablaze.
Egypt's ports work despite protests
Egyptian ports and the strategically important Suez Canal are operating relatively normally, despite more than two weeks of civil unrest across the country, says Lloyd's List.
Advanced Algebra - Lecture 4 P2 - Polynomial Expressions (series)
College Algebra with Professor Richard Delaware - UMKC VSI - Lecture 4b - Polynomial Expressions. In this lecture,we learn more about dividing polynomials.
Taiwanese general held for espionage
Taiwanese authorities detain a major general for allegedly handing over military information to rival China.
Swords and Ploughshares
In this lecture Lord Paddy Ashdown discusses his new book - Swords and Ploughshares: Bringing Peace to the 21st Century. There have been 15 UN-led interventions since 1946, and there are at least 74 wars in progress today. From his perspective as a former Royal Marine officer in the 1960s to the High Representative in Bosnia from 2002-6, Lord Ashdown discusses the successes and failures of peace-keeping operations, questions what lessons have been learned - and what lessons keep being forgotten.
The Independent Kosovo: Partner for Peace and Stability in the Region
Fatmir Sejdiu is President of Kosovo, a position he has held since February 2006. Dr. Sejdiu is a professor at the Faculty of Law and the School of Political Science of the University of Prishtina. On 28 June 2006 he received a "Doctor Honoris Causa" from the University of Tirana in Albania. One of the founding members of the Democratic League of Kosovo (LDK) which was established in late 1989, Fatmir Sejdiu was elected a member of the Presidency of the Party in 1992, whereas on 1994 he was elec
The Subprime Crisis
Bubbles in the stock market and the housing market are the cause of a financial crisis that is wreaking havoc around the world. The bubbles in turn are caused, at their core, by popular misunderstandings. This contradicts the 'rational expectations' view of the economy that has guided much economic theorizing. In dealing with this crisis in the short run, some kind of bailout of injured parties is necessary to prevent damage to the social fabric. In the long run, we can help mitigate such crises
The Reform of the International Financial System: a proposal with the lessons from the crisis
A crisis that has impoverished the world has shown the need for an enhanced rules-based framework for the international financial system. More transparency, better regulation, incentives and oversight and a more in depth understanding of the implications of increased financial interdependence in a globalized world are the basis for the reforms needed.
Research for a World in Transition
This presentation provides an overview of the International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis' (IIASA) accomplishments and its new strategy, focussing on policy relevant research on three global problem areas: food and water; energy and climate change; and poverty and equity. Detlof von Winterfeldt is director of IIASA and centennial professor of operational research at LSE.