Pneu Scooter: Motor Testing
Here are two of the first test-spins of the custom pneumatic wheel-motor for my latest scooter project. The motor is a three-phase brushless outrunner, designed for about 1600rpm at 33V and a peak torque of about 5ft-lbf. The controller is also custom, a 48V/1kW field-oriented synchronous AC drive that still has some software? glitches to work out. More info: http://scolton.blogspot.com/search/label/scooter.
Kwame Dawes on approaches to treating HIV/AIDS in Haiti
Poet and reporter Kwame Dawes discusses the tensions between two different schools of thought on how best to address the problem of HIV/AIDS in Haiti. One approaches the disease as a part of a continuum of interconnected health issues, the other as a unique problem in need of isolated solutions specific to the disease. This is the first in a series of video diaries recorded in the field by Andre Lambertson. See all related reporting from this reporting project, including poetry, photography and
Haiti, Poems from After the Quake
Visual poetry chronicling the lives and challenges of Haitians living with HIV/AIDS after the earthquake. Poem by Kwame Dawes, with images from Andre Lambertson. See all related reporting from this reporting project, including poetry, photography and print reporting: http://pulitzercenter.org/projects/ca...
HIV/AIDS hotline in Haiti provides information, hope for some
In his third video diary, award-winning poet Kwame Dawes discusses an HIV/AIDS information hotline outside of Port-au-Prince. Receiving between 3,000 and 5,000 calls per month, mostly from men, the center is a vital source of information for Haitians about HIV/AIDS and other sexually transmitted diseases. Filmed by Andre Lambertson. See all related reporting from this reporting project, including poetry, photography and print reporting: http://pulitzercenter.org/projects/caribbean/after-quake-h
Haiti - The Rise of Gender-Based Violence After the Earthquake
In his fourth video diary, poet and reporter Kwame Dawes discusses the dramatic rise of gender-based violence and rape in camps in post-earthquake Haiti, and the potential for a related rise in HIV/AIDS cases. Filmed by Andre Lambertson. See all related reporting from this reporting project, including poetry, photography and print reporting: http://pulitzercenter.org/projects/caribbean/after-quake-hivaids-haiti
Building a global teaching profile: Showcasing Open Educational Resources at the University of Cape
This presentation was delivered November 18 2009 at the Teaching with Technology Miniconference hosted by the Centre for Educational Technology at UCT. Higher education institutions in the 21st century find themselves in a complex and often contradictory environment as many of the world's leading institutions are formulating policy to give their content away for free and are investing significant resources in establishing open content platforms while other smaller institutions are holding onto c
Hirshhorn After Hours: March 9, 2007
View footage from the first Hirshhorn After Hours on March 9, 2007. This After Hours celebrated the opening of "Directions—Pae White and Virgil Marti" and "Refract, Reflect, Project: Light Works from the Collection." It featured a special After Hours Podcast in the Lobby and a Lite Brite art-making activity. DJ Ian Svenonius spun tracks on the Third level.
Ward Edwards Interview
Psychologist Ward Edwards, a former faculty member of the USC College of Letters, Arts and Sciences and of the USC Viterbi School of Engineering, talks about multidisciplinary research at the University of Southern California and the development of organized research units to support research and scholarship involving multiple disciplines. Edwards was an internationally known authority on statistical decision analysis and behavioral decision research, a field he pioneered. He was founding direc
Using Legos to Demonstrate the Three Laws of Motion
This film is about Sir Isaac Newton's Three Laws of Physics. It is a student-made project, using legos to illustrate the story of Newton and his three laws. Audio is very loud and clear. Lego illustrations are very well done. Run time 04:52.
Martha Rose Shulman, "The Simple Art of Vegetarian Cooking" | Chefs at Google
Martha Rose Shulman visited Google LA for a discussion and cooking demo regarding her book "The Simple Art of Vegetarian Cooking." This talk took place on May 14, 2014.
This topic looks at the range of documentation that may be required to see a building project through to completion.
Lesson - Simile, Metaphor, and Alliteration
This is a lesson on similes, metaphors, and alliteration. There is also an example of a simple project to go along with the lesson. Video is slightly blurry, but still usable. For fourth-graders and older.
Kite Basics - Build a Kite
This kite project is designed to support the flight unit of the flight curriculum at the elementary school level. The video includes step by step instructions for building a kite. This is an excellent project for youth clubs, Brownies, Cubs etc. This simple sled kite is an excellent flyer and is easy to build. The terms lift, gravity, drag and tension are discussed as they relate to kites. The video concludes with suggestions for experimenting with kite design.
Toets Unité 1-3 - Bonjour les enfants 1 Dit is een evaluatie van de eerste drie hoofdstukken. In zes korte oefeningen wordt de kennis van de leerlingen getest.
Dit is een evaluatie van de eerste drie hoofdstukken. In zes korte oefeningen wordt de kennis van de leerlingen getest.
Moving in filmic spaces: Relating camera movements to spatial archetypes in architectural animations
Architects sometimes use architectural animations to explain their designs. To probe the practice of architectural film/animation, this paper assembles filmic spaces as a conceptual tool that connects spatial archetypes with camera movements.
News #52 - Top Secret Project 101 Revealed!
We’ve got a confession to make. We’ve been keeping a secret from our Innovative Language listeners…and you’re in on it! For the past year, we’ve been working on secret Project 101 – brand new website designs for all 16 sites! In addition to writing and recording new Spanish lessons, we’ve also been reading through all [...]
Lord's Resistance Army- LRA in Obo, Central African Republic
Examining the impact the Lord's Resistance Army's has had on the town of Obo in the Central African Republic, and the problems its residents still face. By Joe Bavier, for the Pulitzer Center. View the project: http://pulitzercenter.org/projects/africa/lords-resistance-army-joseph-kony-central-africa
Refugee Camps in Haiti: A breeding ground for HIV/AIDS?
In the second edition of his video diaries, Kwame Dawes discusses the increasing sexual activity in the IDP and refugee camps in Haiti. Rooted in boredom, overcrowding and lack of privacy in the camps, some experts wonder whether this will contribute to higher rates of HIV/AIDS. See all related reporting from this reporting project, including poetry, photography and print reporting: http://pulitzercenter.org/projects/caribbean/after-quake-hivaids-haiti
Meet the Journalist: Jon Sawyer on Bangladesh
Reporting Bangladesh: Jon Sawyer on the challenges -- and surprises -- in a project on water and sanitation.
'The Evolution of Confusion' by Dan Dennett, AAI 2009
Dan Dennett talks about purposely-confusing theology and how it's used. He also describes his new project interviewing clergyman who secretly don't believe anymore, and introduces a new term: "Deepity." Dan Dennett is the author of many excellent books, including "Breaking the Spell: Religion as a Natural Phenomenon" and "Darwin's Dangerous Idea". He is also featured in the video "The Four Horsemen" along with Richard Dawkins, Sam Harris and Christopher Hitchens. Download Quicktime Version