Perceptive Mobile Robots Working Safely Alongside Humans
Although we are still far from the moment of singularity, or even Star Wars ‘droids, we can anticipate robot colleagues in the near future, believes Seth Teller. He is developing ‘situationally aware’ machines to help out humans in those “unstructured environments…where we live, work and recreate.”
The Power of Competition: How to Focus the World’s Brains on your Innovation Challenges
Cooperation may be making us “a little bit too nice” when it comes to innovation, suggests Fiona Murray. She believes there’s nothing like competition for injecting energy into the process of solving key innovation problems, whether in business or society.
Murray is convinced competition make ventures “more ef
Leadership and Entrepreneurship
While their ventures couldn’t be more dissimilar -- engineering high tech defense gear for soldiers, and running an exclusive online boutique -- this panel’s entrepreneurs share some common experiences and lessons.
Moderator David Fialkow would “love to tell you I’m wicked brilliant, analytical, clairv
An Engineering Career - 50 Years Out
Returning to his freshman physics classroom after half a century, Kent Kresa still feels passionate about MIT: “It’s a place I love; I feel good when I come back, and it’s been very much a part of my life for the past 50 years.” In his talk, Kresa describes how an MIT education helped shape his professional path, leadi
Q&A Education site for Science, Engineering and Tech Students
I am a McGill student and als I am currently studying a course in the MIT OCW and I got stuck while trying to solve some of the problems. As a result I found this website http://solversmarket.com/ that helped me find a tutor who looked carefully at my problem and provided a detailed explanation. You can read more about how it works here: http://solversmarket.com/howitworks/ Solvers get paid credits to answer your questions too. Registering and posting questions is also f
Moodle 2.0 Lesson - part 2
This video shows you how to add question pages to your Moodle 2.0 lesson. It continues from the previous video, where we created a simple linear lesson of content pages. (03:02)
21L.002 Foundations of Western Culture II (MIT)
Complementary to 21L.001. A broad survey of texts - literary, philosophical, and sociological - studied to trace the growth of secular humanism, the loss of a supernatural perspective upon human events, and changing conceptions of individual, social, and communal purpose. Stresses appreciation and analysis of texts that came to represent the common cultural possession of our time. Enrollment limited. HASS-D, CI. Readings this semester ranging from political theory and oratory to autobiography, p
Pete Seeger "Forever Young"
At 92 years old, Pete Seeger’s version of “Forever Young” by Bob Dylan. Hounded by the McCarthy anti-communists in the 1950′s, the grandfather of modern folk music.
Ironically, driving Pete Seeger underground spawned the interest of a whole generation in protest music, which helped to end the War in Vietnam and defined the 1960s rebellion.
Pete Seeger was a friend of Woody Guthrie and a major inspiration for
Bob Dylan. Pete Seeger was one of Bob Dylan&rs
What's a Bishop?
Video shows pictures of bishops and gives information on what a bishop is and the various responsibilities they have.
Pakistanis march for blasphemy law
Thousands march in Lahore, Pakistan in the latest protest in favor of the country's blasphemy law. Jon Decker reports.
IPL: Sex Matters to the Heart
Professor Alison Heather's Inaugural Professorial Lecture. Tuesday, 20 May 2014.
Virtual Maths, Shapes, Space and Measure, Tan Table
Calculate the height of a building, Tan Table
Frontline: dreams of Tibet
The accompanying online resource to the PBS Frontline programme, Dreams of Tibet, introduces users to the political, religious, and cultural background of this still contentious region, governed by the Chinese state. From the main page, users can: read interviews with historians and public figures (explaining their attitude towards Tibet and Buddhism); read book excerpts and official reports on China's relationship with Tibet; read about contemporary and historical expeditions to Tibet; and lear
Otis Architecture/Landscape/Interiors 2005 Senior Show
Highlights of the Otis Architecture/Landscape/Interiors Class of 2005 building their Senior Show Project.
1915-05-15: Todd, E. Lilian, to Margaret Olivia Slocum Sage
This image is a typewritten letter from E. Lilian Todd to her employer, Margaret Olivia Slocum Sage. The writer tells Mrs. Sage that the Newsboy's Club charity campaign is badly managed and recommends a donation to another charity, the Memorial House for Boys Committee.,E. Lilian Todd began working as a secretary and administrator of Olivia Sage's charities in 1911 and continued in that role until the philanthropist's death in 1918. She worked and probably also lived at Sage's home at 604 Fifth
Westminster Abbey, Chapter House M852576 WESTMINSTER ABBEY: CHAPTER HOUSE, London. Reconstruction drawing cutaway showing interior of Vestibule, Pyx Chamber and Cloister by Terry Ball (English Heritage Graphics Team). Also shows South Transept.
WESTMINSTER ABBEY: CHAPTER HOUSE, London. Reconstruction drawing cutaway showing interior of Vestibule, Pyx Chamber and Cloister by Terry Ball (English Heritage Graphics Team). Also shows South Transept.
Learn SharePoint Search at FAST University In this episode of the SharePoint Sideshow, Paul Stubbs interviews Microsoft curriculum manager Cliff Fitzgerald. Cliff discusses the many learning opportunities that Microsoft FAST Search makes available for developers and IT Pros alike. For example, FAST University offers self-directed online as well as instructor-led enterprise search training. With such training, you can learn how to harness the power of the latest version of Microsoft FAST Search Server 2010 for SharePoint and Microsoft
In this episode of the SharePoint Sideshow, Paul Stubbs interviews Microsoft curriculum manager Cliff Fitzgerald. Cliff discusses the many learning opportunities that Microsoft FAST Search makes available for developers and IT Pros alike. For example, FAST University offers self-directed online as well as instructor-led enterprise search training. With such training, you can learn how to harness the power of the latest version of Microsoft FAST Search Server 2010 for SharePoint and Microsoft
Spirit Bear Hibernating in his Winter Den
This video shows the Kermode Spirit Bear hibernating in his winter den. This is a very sweet video that students will enjoy watching. It provides an opportunity for students to build background knowledge on bears and hibernation. This is a good teaching resource for a teaching unit on bears, mammals, and/or winter. (1:05)
3.1 Indirect Impact of environment on quality of life 11.302J Urban Design Politics (MIT)
Global warming generally increases the risk of some infectious diseases, in particular vector borne diseases. The reason behind this is that temperature and rainfall affect the abundan
This is a seminar about the ways that urban design contributes to the distribution of political power and resources in cities. "Design," in this view, is not some value-neutral aesthetic applied to efforts at urban development but is, instead, an integral part of the motives driving that development. The class investigates the nature of the relations between built form and political purposes through close examination of a wide variety of situations where public and private sector desig
11.302J Urban Design Politics (MIT)