Notes in Spanish Intermediate 11 - Quejas
Do people complain a lot in your country? Plus how to complain in restaurants and more... see notesinspanish.com for full details and the accompanying worksheet.
Notes in Spanish Intermediate 15 - Cambio Climatico
Is climate change going to leave Spain's Mediterranean coast without tourists in 30 years time? See notesinspanish.com to pick up the accompanying transcript/worksheet.
Notes in Spanish Intermediate 16 - Having a baby in Spain
Having a baby in Spain! See notesinspanish.com to download the accomapanying worksheet/transcript.
Tech lovers pop up for new gadgets
Dec. 1 - Wired magazine has opened a pop up shop in Times Square as it tries to make it easier for gadget buyers and technology lovers to find this year's hottest items, in an environment that is rewarding retailers with fresh ideas. Bobbi Rebell reports.
U.S. car buyers hit the gas pedal
Dec 1 - Summary of business headlines: U.S. auto sales hit highest pace in nearly two years; November chain store sales largely positive; U.S. factory sector expansion continued in November; Jobless claims climb back above key level; Dow, S&P 500 snap three-day rally. Conway G. Gittens reports.
Elton John commemorates World AIDS Day
Dec. 01 - Sir Elton John lights the Sydney Opera House to commemorate World AIDS Day. John Russell reports.
Population Screening for Barrett Esophagus: A Prospective Randomized Pilot Study
By: WentzMR Dr. Ganapathy A. Prasad, Associate Professor of Medicine in the Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN, discusses his article appearing in the December 2011 issue of Mayo Clinic Proceedings on the use of unsedated transnasal endoscopy and video caspule endoscopy in diagnosing Barrett's Esophagus. Available at: http://www.mayoclinicproceedings.com/content/86/12/1174
Life in the Universe: Finding Intelligence
Recorded on 11/29/11
Hugh Elliott talks about AngloAmerican’s approach to conflict prevention and management
Hugh Elliott (Head of Government Relations, Anglo American), discusses ‘Mining and conflict prevention: an insider’s view - Anglo American’s approach to conflict prevention and management’. This event forms part of the 'Business and Development' seminar series, hosted by IDS' Globalisation Team. www.ids.ac.uk/go/media/events/business-and-development
Journeys Through Sociology: Jennifer Platt
In this interview Jennifer Platt (Emeritus Professor of Sociology, University of Sussex) shares how her interest in working with data on the social world led her to sociology. She also discusses some of her research on the history of sociology, its institutions and boundaries. This is part of a series of interviews with the 22 members of the Executive Committee of the International Sociological Association (ISA). The interviews can be found at the ISA website: http://www.isa-sociology.org/jou
Food Demo by Cordes Seabrook
[PURDUE MLSS] Graphical Models for the Internet by Alexander Smola (Part 4/8)
Lecture notes: http://learning.stat.purdue.edu/mlss/_media/mlss/smola.pdf Graphical Models for the Internet Information extraction from webpages, social networks, news and user interactions crucially relies on inferring the hidden parameters of interaction between entities. For instance, in factorization models for movie recommendation we are interested in the underlying hidden properties of users and movies respectively such as to suggest new movies. Likewise, when extracting topics from webp