Andy Weir: "The Martian" | Talks at Google
Six days ago, astronaut Mark Watney became one of the first men to walk on the surface of Mars. Now, he may be the first man to die there. You can find the book on Google Books: http://goo.gl/fKpFjU Andy Weir's brilliant debut novel The Martian ( is a gripping story of survival against all odds...set in space. Wise cracking astronaut Watney is a member of Ares 3, the third manned mission to Mars, scheduled for a two month assignment. After an epic dust storm threatens the crew's ascent they are
Legatum Lecture:Redefining Business in Africa with Dr. James Mwangi Under the stewardship of Dr. James Mwangi, Equity Bank challenged conventional banking wisdom and redefined their business model to focus on microfinance and low-income consumers. Employing innovative approaches to collateral, credit assessments and branding, the company has gained international recognition as a leading bank in East Africa. Equity Bank is now one of the most profitable companies on the Kenyan Stock Exchange.
Under the stewardship of Dr. James Mwangi, Equity Bank challenged conventional banking wisdom and redefined their business model to focus on microfinance and low-income consumers. Employing innovative approaches to collateral, credit assessments and branding, the company has gained international recognition as a leading bank in East Africa. Equity Bank is now one of the most profitable companies on the Kenyan Stock Exchange.
Timing is Everything in Getting Holiday Bargains
Ed Fox, an associate professor and the W. R. and Judy Howell Director of the JCPenney Center for Retail Excellence in SMU’s Cox School of Business, talks about the importance of timing in bargain-hunting during the holiday season.
Fans feeling safe and excited as the Olympic Games begin
Follow the Olympics in Sochi: http://smarturl.it/SochiOlympics As the Olympic Games begin, spectators and workers in the Olympic park enjoy the sunshine in what one person says is "the safest place in the world right now". Mana Rabiee reports. Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe Reuters tells the world's stories like no one else. As the largest international multimedia news provider, Reuters provides coverage around the globe and across topics including business, financial, national
This case study describes the use of pod casts to support and enhance student decision making in the development and running of a new simulated company using business simulation software
The Diary of Anne Frank: Background Information, Part 1 of 3
This is the first of three parts of a teacher-created and narrated biography, illustrated with family photographs of Anne Frank's life and the teacher's typed script. The family of German Jews went into hiding to escape Nazi persecution. (1:38)
The Diary of Anne Frank: Background Information, Part 2 of 3
A teacher narrates her slide show of photographs of the Frank family and their hideaway. Ann received a diary on her 13th birthday, and then went into hiding. A model of the hiding place is shown. (3:39)
Basic Essay Writing
This is part of a larger video segment called Living With Essays that explores how to construct a basic four-paragraph essay, but the viewer will be able to glean ideas from this shortened five-minute clip. The instructor does explain how to write the first paragraph.
What Makes Darden MBA Accounting Classes Interesting
http://www.darden.virginia.edu/mba - Darden student Henry Skelsey Jr. discusses how Darden's top-ranked MBA faculty creates a dynamic and inspiring classroom environment by teaching through the case study method.
Retailing in Leeds - Consumer Shopping preferences
Leeds is a major city in the UK and as such is a magnet for shoppers from the surrounding region. Around 1.7 to 1.9 million people are in the catchment area as shoppers in Leeds city centre. Consequently retail is an important business for Leeds. John Temperley Senior Lecturer in Marketing in the Business School and a retail specialist, explains the choices that face consumers and what their preferences are, based on research by students sponsored by Leeds city centre management. The results ar
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How to Generate Short Story Ideas
Short story ideas are generated from the idea of a central character trying to solve a problem and encountering change of some sort. A short story also includes a clear beginning, middle and end.
Crohns Disease Module 8: Going to School
Learn what to do if youre not feeling well or wondering whether or not to tell classmates why you may be missing class. This module will address the following questions: How do we make a school aware of the illness? Who do we work with to make an accommodation plan?
Virtual Maths - Basic Structures, bending moment point of load
Interactive simulation demonstrating the bending moment at point of load
This video will show how to do a gymnastics floor routine and talks about point levels.
Achilles Book One- Life
This is part 1 of the the life of Achilles. Achilles was a Greek hero of the Trojan War, the central character and the greatest warrior of Homer's Iliad. Achilles also has the attributes of being the most handsome of the heroes assembled against Troy. His life story is depicted through ancient artwork with text at the bottom about his life with background music.
Clash of the Financial Titans
Two of the three winners of this year's Nobel Prize in economics espouse theories that may appear to be polar opposites, but Wharton's Amir Yaron suggests they are, in fact, complementary.
Virtual Maths - 2D Shapes diagrams and formula
Diagram of 2D shapes, including formulas
Azure Templates in the new Azure Portal | Azure Friday Scott sits down with Gautam Thapar from the Azure Application Platform team and explores Azure Templates as a way to expand on the concept of File New. Azure Templates allow you to create large groups of resources with descriptive JSON files and a single gesture. Areas covered in this video:
Scott sits down with Gautam Thapar from the Azure Application Platform team and explores Azure Templates as a way to expand on the concept of File New. Azure Templates allow you to create large groups of resources with descriptive JSON files and a single gesture.
Areas covered in this video:
Sonnet no 18: By William Shakespeare
Shakespeare Sonnet 18 being read. Would be good if students had a copy to see what the words "sounded" like when read by a professional actor.