Transforming the Industrial State: The Ultimate Complex System Challenge — Nicholas A. Ashford, Ph About the Presentation The most crucial problem in achieving a more sustainable industrial system is lock-in or path dependency due to (1) the failure to envision, design, and implement policies that achieve co-optimization, or the mutually reinforcing of social goals (economic welfare, environmental quality, and earning capacity), and (2) entrenched economic and political interests that game (and gain from) the present system and advancement of its current trends. It
About the Presentation
The most crucial problem in achieving a more sustainable industrial system is lock-in or path dependency due to (1) the failure to envision, design, and implement policies that achieve co-optimization, or the mutually reinforcing of social goals (economic welfare, environmental quality, and earning capacity), and (2) entrenched economic and political interests that game (and gain from) the present system and advancement of its current trends. It
Why I Chose ISU-Amanda
This was produced by a current student, Amanda Schappert, for the Admissions 'Why I Chose ISU" Video Contest. It was one of five finalists. Keywords: Student Life
Rate rise cycle halted
Sept. 8 - Jean-Claude Trichet has signalled an end to the cycle of rate hikes, announcing the euro zone inflation risks were no longer skewed to the upside and economic growth would be slow at best. Ciara Sutton reports.
TAO-TRITON Array: Sphere View without Push
This animation was developed for a PBS NOVA episode on El Nino-La Nina.
News #75 - You’re at the right place, just a new face
Ever feel the need to make a change? We get that feeling too. Look around, something’s different. Can you tell? We’ve redesigned our homepage, our iTunes, Twitter, and Facebook logos. Some wait to make changes after the New Year, we’re starting early. Innovative Language is the modern and practical (also the most fun, easy and [...]
Ronald DePinho, M.D., on employee expectations
On Thursday, Sept. 1, 2011, Ronald DePinho, M.D., began his presidency of MD Anderson Cancer Center. Here he shares his expectations of MD Anderson employees. DePinho is internationally recognized for basic and translational research in cancer, aging and age-associated degenerative disorders. He's the fourth full-time president of MD Anderson. DePinho succeeds John Mendelsohn, M.D., who remains on MD Anderson faculty, returning to clinical and translational research as co-director of a new In
Open Classroom - 09/07/2011 #2 Dukakis
The Role of Government in the 21st Century This week: 21st Century Challenges to the Conception of Government with Robert Kuttner as Guest Speaker
05.09.2011 – Langsam gesprochene Nachrichten
Trainieren Sie Ihr Hörverstehen mit authentischen Materialien. Nutzen Sie die Nachrichten der Deutschen Welle von Montag – als Text und als verständlich gesprochene Audio-Datei.Aus der Landtagswahl in Mecklenburg-Vorpommern sind die Sozialdemokraten von Ministerpräsident Erwin Sellering als klarer Sieger hervorgegangen und können zwischen zwei möglichen Koalitionspartnern wählen. Rechnerisch möglich sind sowohl die Fortsetzung der Koalition mit der CDU als auch ein Bündnis mit der Link
Words for Battle
The first episode of BBC Radio 4′s new documentary series, 1914-1918: The Cultural Front, is now available for listening. “Words for Battle” examines the response of the British literary and cultural establishment to the war’s commencement in August of 1914, … Continue reading
Article :: Silver Efex Pro 2: Fine-Tuned Black and White Photos
This article is the second of five that focuses on plugins for Photoshop, Lightroom and Aperture. Silver Efex Pro is Nik Software’s answer to a professional Black and White photography workflow, offering a wider range of options for controlling contrast, details, and creative toning than the standard tools offered in Photoshop, Lightroom, or Aperture. Here, Photoshop expert Dan Moughamian, author of Adobe Digital Imaging How-
Putin & Resurgent Russia, Implications for the U.S.
CNN foreign affairs correspondent Jill Dougherty sits down with Ellison Center Director Scott Radnitz to discuss the role of a resurgent Russia and implications for the US at UW's Kane Hall. Dougherty was the CNN Moscow bureau chief from 1997 to 2005, but actively covered events in Russia and the former Soviet Union both before and after that appointment. Her reporting history includes the post-Soviet economic transition, violence in Chechnya and the imprisonment of Yukos Oil founder, Mikhail K
Duke Chapel Live - 9/11/2011
Duke Chapel Live
We're Getting the Band Back Together
The Expedition 28 crew returned to full strength with the June 9 arrival to the International Space Station of Flight Engineers Mike Fossum, Sergei Volkov and Satoshi Furukawa. They joined Commander Andrey Borisenko, and Flight Engineers Alexander Samokutyaev and Ron Garan.
"Japanese IV, Spring 2009"
"This course covers Japanese: The Spoken Language lessons 17 through 22. It will further develop the four basic skills, speaking, listening, reading and writing, that students have acquired through Japanese I, II and III courses, with emphasis on oral communication skills in various practical situations. Students will learn approximately 100 Kanji characters in this course. Sessions in English cover grammar explanation, socio-cultural information and other important issues for using the language
Science Bulletins: Current research about the natural world
Science Bulletins is a video program that brings you the latest developments in the fields of astrophysics, Earth science, biodiversity and human biology and evolution through documentary feature stories about scientists in the field and regular brief research updates using scientific visualizations and imagery. In the exhibition halls of the American Museum of Natural History and other museums and science centers throughout the world, Science Bulletins presents Astro, Earth, Human, and Bio Bull
Hans Blix: From a Cold War to a Cold Peace. Time for a Revival of Disarmament?
Swedish diplomat Hans Blix, who headed the United Nations commission that searched Iraq for weapons of mass destruction, discusses disarmament. He shares his insight and expertise on instituting change via weapons control and explains the impact our current political climate has on world affairs. This program is sponsored by the Department of Scandinavian Studies, Center for Global Studies and the UW Alumni Association.