Lecture 16 (of 16) | Introduction to Robotics
Though this is an entry-level university course, there may be high school students who desire to enter into the field of Robotics, and this course may inspire them.
Lecture by Professor Oussama Khatib for Introduction to Robotics (CS223A) in the Stanford Computer Science Department.
For the last meeting of the quarter, Professor Khatib shows a short video on PUMA robots demonstrating compliant motion and force control, lectures on Compliance, and shows the clas
Tower Views: LGBT Awareness Month
In this edition of "Tower Views," Larry Burns, vice president for external affairs and interim vice president for equity and diversity, talks with Brad McDermitt, president of Spectrum, about recent bully-related suicides, services available to UT students who feel threatened or alone, and upcoming events planned for LGBT Awareness Month.
Friday Gallery Talks: Anne Ellegood on "Currents"
Curator Anne Ellegood talks about several works in the "Currents" installation on the Lower level.
Welcome to Warwick on iTunes U
Vice-Chancellor Professor Nigel Thrift welcomes you to Warwick on iTunes U
In Conversation: Margaret Livingstone, Professor of Neurobiology at Harvard Medical School, on visio
Margaret Livingstone, Professor of Neurobiology at Harvard Medical School, on vision, art, and the biology of seeing
A Conversation with Henrique Oliveira
Curatorial Research Associate Ryan Hill talks with Smithsonian Artist Research Fellow Henrique Oliveira about Willem deKooning's "Woman, Sag Harbor."
Meet the Artist: Phoebe Greenberg
Curator Kelly Gordon talks with Black Box artist Phoebe Greenberg about her film "Next Floor."
Friday Gallery Talk: Colby Caldwell on Walead Beshty
DC-area artist and professor Colby Caldwell discusses "Directions-Walead Beshty"
Friday Gallery Talk: Howard Singerman on Richard Nonas
Professor Howard Singerman discusses Richard Nonas's work on view in "The Panza Collection".
Lecture: David Wilson on The Museum as Art
MacArthur Grant winner David Wilson, founder and director of the Museum of Jurassic Technology in Los Angeles, talks about this space devoted to unusual collections.
A Conversation with Matthew Buckingham
Curator Anne Ellegood talks with artist Matthew Buckingham about his work A Man of the Crowd, appearing the The Cinema Effect Part II: Realisms.
Artists' Voices: Pablo Helguera on "The Way Things Go"
Educator and artist Pablo Helguera talks with curatorial research associate Ryan Hill about Fischli and Weiss's "The Way Things Go."
Children in Shakespeare
The director of the CAPITAL centre at Warwick, Professor Carol Rutter, talks about her book entitled Shakespeare and Child's Play: Performing Lost Boys on Stage and Screen.
Is there a Crisis in World Journalism? Professor Bo Cui
Professor Bo Cui is from the Zhejiang University of Media and Communication in China. Here she gives a Chinese perspective on the question of whether world journalism is in crisis.
A ball park figure - Professor Sam Savage
Using averages to calculate risk is leading risk management modelling astray says Professor Sam Savage. It ensures everything is behind schedule, beyond budget and below projection. Here he discusses both the problems and the "cures".
Authors@Google: Rainn Wilson
The Authors@Google program welcomed Rainn Wilson to Google's New York office to discuss his book, 'Soul Pancake". "Have you ever wondered what happens after you die? If you only had one hour left to live, how would you spend it? How do your thoughts affect reality? How does knowing the intention behind a work of art affect your experience of it? Rainn Wilson, best known for his deft portrayal as Dwight on NBC's "The Office," teamed up with his friends and dares to discuss life's biggest ques
Modeling a Changing World
Modeling a Changing World written by mathematics professor Tim Chartier and his student Nick Dovidio presents curricular material in an OSP Launcher package to motivate the need for numerically solving ordinary differential equations. The package discusses such applications as a mass-spring system and its connection to computer simulation for movies. An interactive model that simulates a two-body gravitational model of the moon and earth allows for exploring the topic of numerical error. Other m
The Future for Business Schools
How relevant are business schools for today's managers and companies? How can schools provide practical support for industry whilst maintaining standards of academic rigour in their research. Are business schools effective in managing the demands of students, government, business and the research sector? The University of Warwick recently hosted a Future of Business School Forum which explored how the business school model needs to develop to meet the demands of the business and academic worl
Lunar Meanderings (audio slideshow)
Lord Rees, the Astronomer Royal and Master of Trinity College, talks to us about the Apollo 11 moon landings in an interview that reflects on the legacy of the lunar expedition and considers the future of space exploration.
Art and Violence
Three Berkeley professors place Botero's "Abu Ghraib" exhibit in historical and artistic context. T.J. Clark is the George C. and Helen N. Pardee Chair, and a Professor of Art History at UC Berkeley. Thomas W. Laqueur is the Helen Fawcett Professor of History at UC Berkeley. Francine Masiello is the Sidney and Margaret Ancker Distinguished Professor in the Humanities and a member of the Departments of Spanish and Portuguese and Comparative Literature at UC Berkeley.