Logic and Database Queries
The logic foundations of queries (SQL) for databases.
The Year at Duke in Photographs (2012)
A look back at 2012 with photographs of memorable Duke moments. 2012 was a memorable year for Duke University. An early highlight was January's Winter Forum, where more than a hundred Duke students explored what it means to be a refugee. Hundreds of other students from Duke and North Carolina Central University came together to package meals for an organization that fights hunger. At the end of January, the Duke community gathered to celebrate the life of Mary Duke Biddle Trent Semans, who ga
Sustaining Mobile Network Quality in the Data Explosion
On Friday, Sept. 7, Bob Azzi, senior vice president of Sprint's Network, presented an overview of the company's strategy in addressing the exploding growth in customer demand for mobile data, including the unique spectrum position that Sprint holds and how it applies to serve the multiple brands and customer segments the company serves. www.wireless.nd.edu www.sprint.com
Merry Christmas from UCL in 1962
Merry Christmas from UCL in 1962. This bit of archive has recently been digitised from a UCL Film Society newsreel. The images were shot without sound, so we've added a bit of festive music. Check UCL's other channels: Twitter - @uclnews Audio - https://soundcloud.com/uclsound Facebook - http://www.facebook.com/uclofficial
Electrical Engineering Meets Public Policy
On Thursday, April 19, Michael Marcus, director of Marcus Spectrum Solutions LLC, discussed the role of spectrum policy deliberations in facilitating the introduction of new wireless technology and services. He focused on how engineers help in the search for win-win solutions to spectrum conflicts so spectrum use is maximized with the resulting contribution to economic growth and society. www.wireless.nd.edu , www.marcus-spectrum.com
Identity and Access Control Today I woke up thinking that talking about Identity and Access Control and how your strategy around that affects you (web-) app's architecture without going too deeply into the security lingo that usually comes with it. Here's the 40 minute result. I start with HTTP's "native" authentication model RFC 2617 and how that's universally bad, with both Basic and Digest authentication having issues Digest being, ironically worse for the overall security strategy. Then I d
Today I woke up thinking that talking about Identity and Access Control and how your strategy around that affects you (web-) app's architecture without going too deeply into the security lingo that usually comes with it. Here's the 40 minute result.
I start with HTTP's "native" authentication model RFC 2617 and how that's universally bad, with both Basic and Digest authentication having issues Digest being, ironically worse for the overall security strategy. Then I d
African American women less likely to receive improved surgical procedure for breast cancer
By: mdanderson African American women with early stage, invasive breast cancer were 13 percent less likely than Caucasian women with the same diagnosis to receive a minimally invasive technique, axillary sentinel lymph node (SLN) biopsy, years after the procedure had become the standard of surgical care, according to research from MD Anderson Cancer Center. The older technique, axillary lymph node dissection (ALND), is associated with a higher rate of lymphedema and worse outcome. Dalliah Black
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Sophie, Natural Sciences - 60 Second Impressions
The '60 Second Impressions' are a series of one-minute films featuring current Cambridge undergraduate students . These students talk about what it's really like to study at Cambridge, live in a College, and take part in a wide range of extra-curricular activities. Sophie studying Natural Sciences. In her 60 Second Impression, she talks about the things she loves about being a student at Cambridge, her visual impairment, the facilities and choosing a College. The full series of 60 Second Impr
Somebody Loves You, Mr. Hatch
Listen to Hector Elizondo read Somebody Loves You, Mr. Hatch by Eileen Spinelli, pictures by Paul Yalowitz. Mr. Hatch is a drab, predictable gentleman who leads a painfully ordered and uninteresting life. One Valentine's Day a giant candy-filled heart is delivered to Mr. Hatch with a note that reads, "Somebody loves you." (12:00)
Why Is There a "b" In Doubt?t
Say the word "doubt" aloud. What is that "b" doing there? Does it have any purpose? Gina Cooke explains the long and winding history of "doubt" and why the spelling, though it seems random, is a wink to its storied past. (03:28)
Stonewall Jackson: Full Biography
Stonewall Jackson was born January 21, 1824, in Clarksburg, West Virginia. He established himself as a hero in the Mexican-American War. From 1851–1861 he taught at the Virginia Military Institute. He earned his nickname at the First Battle of Bull Run during the Civil War. Stonewall Jackson died on May 10, 1863, in Guinea Station, Virginia, after being wounded by friendly fire at Chancellorsville. In this Biography Channel full length video, learn about the life of confederate general, St
Printmaking Workshops at Otis: Drypoint Engraving
Every semester at Otis College of Art and Design instructor Nancy Haselbacher presents workshops on various printmaking techniques. Sign up sheets are available at room B07 (lower level) at Ahmanson Hall. For more information please visit: http://www.otis.edu/life_otis/labs_and_shops/technical_support_services/printmaking_lab.html Otis Printmaking Blog: https://blogs.otis.edu/otisfittoprint/
Ants aquaplaning on a pitcher plant
A Venezuelan pitcher plant uses wettable hairs to make insects slip into its deadly traps. An insect-trapping pitcher plant in Venezuela uses its downward pointing hairs to create a 'water slide' on which insects slip to their death, new research reveals. Hairs on plants, called trichomes, are typically used to repel water. However, the Cambridge researchers observed that the hairs on the inside of Heliamphora nutans pitcher plants were highly wettable, prompting them to test whether this phen
3XSQ: GM to buy back stake from U.S. Treasury
Dec 19 - General Motors said it will buy back 200 million of its shares from the U.S. Treasury which intends to sell the rest of its stake over the next 15 months.
Factbox: 21 Dec 2012 -- end of the world?
Dec. 19 - The world ends this Friday, say doomsayers who believe in a Mayan prophecy or is it just an excuse to party?
Europe Day Ahead: UK retail sales set to spring back
Dec. 19 - A look ahead to Thursday's key events including likely monetary easing in Japan, France seeking budget approval and the latest gauge of the UK high street
GS-12: Using tools
Learn how to use Elements tools. Jan Kabili shares productivity-enhancing tips for some of the tools in the Elements toolbox, such as shortcuts and tool tips. Use with either Photoshop Elements version 7 or 8.
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