11.975 Feeding Cities in the Global South: Challenges and Opportunities for Action in Cartagena (MIT
The purpose of this seminar is to provide a context for understanding the challenges of urban food provisioning from a perspective of sustainability and social inclusion in cities of the global South. The seminar will be specifically geared towards preparing students for direct participation in urban markets and food policy project intervention in Cartagena, Colombia. To learn more about the Cartagena Practicum, visit the class website.
Thousands protest the government of Haiti's President Martelly
Thousands of Haitians take to the streets of Port-au-Prince to protest the government of President Michel Martelly, as well as the government of Canada for supporting Martelly. Rough Cut (no reporter narration). Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe More updates and breaking news: http://smarturl.it/BreakingNews 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 includi
How to Get on the Internet on a PSP
In order to access the Internet on a PSP, first make sure that the WLAN switch is on. Learn how to scan for wireless networks on the PSP .
Windows Vista to PSP Tutorial
Windows Vista to PSP Tutorial The best and easiest tutorial for putting Vista on your PSP Link to download site: http://www.download.com/PspWxp/3000-7... What to type in on the PSP internet address bar file:/pspwxp/index.htm If you get the error message "content cannot be displayed" Watch the video below to fix it. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MuxtlX... Enjoy!
Using Lasers to Create Super-hydrophobic Materials
Scientists at the University of Rochester have used lasers to transform metals into extremely water repellent, or super-hydrophobic, materials without the need for temporary coatings. Super-hydrophobic materials are desirable for a number of applications such as rust prevention, anti-icing, or even in sanitation uses. However, as Rochester’s Chunlei Guo explains, most current hydrophobic materials rely on chemical coatings. In a paper (http://scitation.aip.org/content/aip/journal/jap/117/3
American Winter Documentary Forum Discussion
The School of Social Work hosts a forum discussion of the documentary, American Winter. The documentary follows the personal stories of families struggling in the aftermath of the worst economic crisis since the Great Depression. The film directors and other experts come together to facilitate further discussion of the film and the issues it addresses.
Fall 2014 Convocation Ceremony - Faculty of Engineering and Computer Science – 1
Faculty of Engineering and Computer Science Tuesday, June 10, 2014 • 10:00 a.m. Faculté de génie et d’informatique Mardi 10 juin 2014 • 10 h
Workshop 4: Conceptual Change
With Dr. Peter Hewson. In this workshop, we explore the role played by prior knowledge in the learning of new science ideas. Only when a new idea is understood, accepted, and found to be useful does it begin to be exchanged for a previously held scientific belief. The workshop examines how teachers’ ideas about teaching and learning may be altered as they eng
"Between Globalization and Global Warming"
A talk by Dipesh Chakrabarty, Lawrence A. Kimpton Distinguished Service Professor of History, South Asian Languages and Civilizations and the College, University of Chicago and David Archer, Professor in the Department of Geophysical Science at the University of Chicago on the global climate crisis. As part of the quarterly Workshop on the
2.1 Recap of General Philosophy Lecture 1
Part 2.1. A brief recap on the first lecture describing how Aristotle's view of the universe, dominant throughout the middle ages in Europe, came to be gradually phased out by a modern, mechanistic view of the universe.
Managing Creativity and Creative Management
As the Creative Industries become a more important part of the global economy does the stereotype of the creative genius still persist? Do we need to rethink our ideas on creativity and understand how it works more clearly? Dr Chris Bilton, Centre for Cultural Policy Studies, argues that organisations need to start thinking about creativity as a process and begin adapting traditional business strategies to develop a creative approach to management. Length: 25 minutes
Armstrong Tennis - 11 & Counting
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Virtual Maths, Cylinder Voids - Calculating volume
Interactive simulation with exercises and video demonstrating the use of auger piling and showing how to calculate the volume of cocrete needed to fill the cylindrical voids.
TB Vaccines as Therapy in Latently Infected HIV+ Adults- Tom Evans (Aeras)
Day 2, Part 4: HU CFAR Annual Symposium The HU CFAR Annual Symposium was held at the Ragon Institute of MGH, MIT and Harvard and featured international and local experts in the field of HIV/TB research.
To Kill A Mockingbird by Harper Lee - Quiz
Questions on Characters, Descriptions and quotes, a quick revision tool.
Differentiation of morphology and reproductive traits in the house finch (Carpodacus mexicanus): a c
House Finches (CarpQdacqs mexiCAnuS) were introduced to Long Island, New York from southern'California in 1940. Apparently, an initial sample of less than 100 birds has given rise to a population that now occupies much of the eastern United States. This study was to determine if morphological and reproductive changes have taken place in introduced eastern birds, which have colonized a novel environment. A study area in Goleta, California (CAL) represented the parental population whereas for comp
Hip-Hop Dance Tips : How to Warm Up Before Dance Lessons
Warming up before dance lessons requires warming up the muscles before stretching every part of the body from head to toe. You need to warm up your body doing some arm swings or a jog before you start to stretch. Warm up before dance lessons to prevent injury with tips from a dance instructor in this free video on hip hop. (1:19)
Patricia Rossi's Theatre Etiquette
Patricia gives tips for having proper theatre etiquette. (1:50)
Cary Ann Hearst, Rachel Kate Gillon and Lindsay Holler Perform "Mr. Postman Die"
College of Charleston alumni Cary Ann Hearst, Rachel Kate Gillon and Lindsay Holler Perform "Mr. Postman Die" at the Groundhog Day Concert. College of Charleston's Halsey Institute, in collaboration with the Charleston Music Hall, presented an intimate evening of music featuring Charleston's finest locally and nationally recognized musical acts on Groundhog Day. The Groundhog Day Concert featured music by The Opposite of a Train (Bill Carson, Nathan Koci, and Ron Wiltrout) with special guests
6.1 Modularity and the object-oriented approach
Enterprise systems are software applications that automate and integrate all many of the key business processes of an organisation. With some understanding of software development, you will learn about current development practices for this type of system and develop relevant skills to apply them to real-world problems. You will develop core skills in object-oriented analysis and design, allowing you to develop software that is fit for purpose, reusable and amenable to change.