HST.952 Computing for Biomedical Scientists (MIT)
This course introduces abstraction as an important mechanism for problem decomposition and solution formulation in the biomedical domain, and examines computer representation, storage, retrieval, and manipulation of biomedical data. As part of the course, we will briefly examine the effect of programming paradigm choice on problem-solving approaches, and introduce data structures and algorithms. We will also examine knowledge representation schemes for capturing biomedical domain complexity and
REALIZATION: "Real Students. Real Stories."
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Software Patent Debate
[Recorded: August 24, 2011] THE MOTION: SOFTWARE PATENTS ENCOURAGE INNOVATION Proponents of software patents argue that software deserves the protection of patents just as any other invention does. Software is simply a description of computer instructions that allow a processor to perform complex tasks. Particularly in today's knowledge economy, the value of software is growing and patents protect the investment of time, effort, and money made by companies and individual programmers. Critics of
Libyans scour bombed military base for 'spoils of war.'
Aug. 30 - Military bases near Tripoli bombed by NATO are now left wide open with people helping themselves to whatever wreckage they can find. Rough Cut (No reporter narration)
Authors@Google: Josh Sundquist
"Just Don't Fall: How I Grew Up, Conquered Illness, and Made It Down the Mountain" by josh Sundquist Sundquist was diagnosed with a rare form of cancer as a nine-year-old and soon thereafter lost his leg to the disease. His dad was an aspiring minister and his mother a very conservative Christian who home-schooled her children. This first-person memoir relates his and his family's struggle with the disease and his evolution into a young man who competed successfully in the 2006 Paralympics in T
Authors@Google: Aisha Tyler
Authors@Google and BGN present: Aisha Tyler in conversation with LaFawn Bailey. Fans know Aisha from her roles on Friends, 24, CSI, Ghost Whisperer and from guest spots on shows such as Nip Tuck, Curb Your Enthusiasm and numerous spots on Letterman, the Tonight Show, the Late, Late Show and more. Aisha was the first female host of E! Entertainment's Talk Soup.
Martin Feldstein: short-term pessimism, long-term optimism
Aug. 26 - Harvard Economist Martin Feldstein analyzes Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke's Jackson Hole address and elaborates on why he sees the U.S. economy formally entering recession within the next year.
East coast boards up ahead of Irene
Aug. 26 - A quarter of a million New Yorkers have been ordered to evacuate areas that could be in Hurricane Irene's path. Deborah Gembara reports.
1.258J Public Transportation Service and Operations Planning (MIT)
This course describes the evolution and role of urban public transportation modes, systems, and services, focusing on bus and rail. Technological characteristics and their impacts on capacity, service quality, and cost are described. Current practice and new methods for data collection and analysis, performance monitoring, route design, frequency determination, and vehicle and crew scheduling are also discussed. In addition, the effect of pricing policy and service quality on ridership and metho
17.950 Understanding Modern Military Operations (MIT)
A proper understanding of modern military operations requires a prior understanding of both the material side of war, including especially weapon, sensor, communication, and information processing technologies, and the human or organizational side of war, including especially military doctrine, which is an institutionalized vision within military organizations that predicts how the material tools of war will be wielded on future battlefields. Military doctrine makes assumptions about the nature
Polio Surveillance in India
For ten years, Namdev Koktare puts on his white gown in the morning, heads to three slums in India's megacity Mumbai and collect sewage samples—all before the sun gets to high and too hot. These samples are then processed by an enterovirus laboratory to pinpoint polio-prone locations.
Learn with Pictures and Video S3 #8 - Mexican Spanish Expressions and Words for the Classroom 1
Learn Mexican Spanish with SpanishPod101.com! Traveling to Mexico was the first step. The second was enrolling in a Mexican Spanish college. But the third is actually going to Mexican Spanish class. You’re nervous on your first day at the Mexican Spanish university where you will study for your Mexican Spanish degree. You believe you have [...]
Lesson 1-Part 1-Visual and Auditory Warm Up With Alphabet Flashcards (Beginning Sounds)
This teacher shows us a typical lesson warm up with a student. She uses alphabet flashcards and a carpet square that has handwriting lines drawn on it. She walks through the visual, auditory and kinesthetic drill. First step in Orton Gillingham lesson. This is a great resource for struggling students or for review of unmastered skills. (3:49)
Rebel leader: 50,000 killed in Libya fighting
Aug. 30 - A rebel military leader says about 50,000 people have been killed since the beginning of Libya's uprising to oust Muammar Gaddafi six months ago. Deborah Lutterbeck reports.
U.S. Day Ahead: ADP may give clues to August payrolls data
Aug. 30 - The volatile ADP National Employment report should give investors an idea of just how weak the U.S. labor market is with an expected read of 100,000, according to a Reuters poll of economists.
LLAS/Whystudy...? downloadable calendar - September 2011, Chinese
LLAS/Whystudy...? downloadable calendar - September 2011, Chinese.
Virtual Maths Data Handling - Light Survey, Worksheet for Bigger Room
Light Intensity Survey worksheet, activity including resources, for bigger room
Audacity Example Import Fade In
First you import some music into your podcast-then you use the envelope tool to fade the music in and out. These techniques are demonstrated and explained.
Conservation GIS, Video Resources
These videos are part of a fully online course on Conservation GIS.
Computer-assisted linguistic tasks as an integral part of English language coursebook
Machine-translation tasks to be used for 2-3-year university students of non-linguistic specialities