Internet Governance and Regulation: The Future of the Internet - and How to Stop It
What lies around the corner for the Internet .. and how do we avoid it? How can we study and affect the future of the Internet using the distributed power of the network itself? This is Jonathan Zittrain's inaugural lecture at the University of Oxford. This inaugural lecture by Professor Jonathan Zittrain proposes a theory about what lies around the corner for the Internet, how to avoid it, and how to study and affect the future of the internet using the distributed power of the network itself,
Creating social change: From innovation to impact
Learning how to give back to society ideally should be part of every young person's education, says one of Australia's leading philanthropists, David Gonski AC. Mr Gonski is one of several high profile lecturers in a new short course at UNSW Australia called "Creating Social Change: From Innovation to Impact." Here Mr Gonski reflects on his own need to broaden himself beyond his field of law and investment banking, the role corporates can play in society and what happens when people don't give
Biography of Bill Clinton
Born August 19th, 1946 in Arkansas, Bill Clinton excelled as a student early on. An encounter with President John F. Kennedy early in his life convinced him he was destined for a life in politics. Though his presidency was fraught with controversy, he remained popular with the American public. In this video, learn more about the life and accomplishments of Bill Clinton. (6:26)
Virtual Maths, Density formula simulation
Density, mass and volume interactive formula, simulation
You may have seen pandas in the zoo. They are one of the most popular animals in captivity, and are often put in zoos to protect them from poachers and habitat destruction . This professional video footage and narration from National Geographic shows these animals in their natural habitat, the remote forests of Central China. These giant pandas really know how to enjoy a meal and can eat for 14 hours a day. The video also shows a mother panda and her cub. Run time 02:31.
Spying: From Eisenhower to Obama
Andrew Bacevich, author and professor at Boston University; Stephen Kinzer, author of The Brothers: John Foster Dulles, Allen Dulles and their Secret World War; and Evan Thomas, author and professor of Journalism at Princeton University, discusses American intelligence gathering and international surveillance policies over the last half century through the current NSA crisis. Boston Globe national security reporter Bryan Bender moderates. Copyright: John F. Kennedy Library Foundation
The Politics of Nationalism in Modern Iran [Audio]
Speaker(s): Professor Ali Ansari | Launching his latest book, The Politics of Nationalism in Modern Iran, Professor Ali Ansari will explore the idea of nationalism in the creation of modern Iran, considering the broader developments in national ideologies that took place following the emergence of the European Enlightenment and showing how these ideas were adopted by a non-European state. Ali Ansari is Professor in Modern History with reference to the Middle East at University of St Andrews, whe
The Five Food Groups
This video is a short overview of the five food groups for a K-2 audience. It helps them learn the name of each food group as well as some information about each group. Good examples are given for each food group. It also reminds students the importance of staying active. This is a fun, quick way to incorporate health education into a busy classroom (2:07)
A deadly Christmas in Nigeria
Dec. 25 - A series of blasts in Nigeria targeting churches kills at least 27 people. Deborah Lutterbeck reports.
State Standing After Massachusetts v. EPA
Amy Wildermuth talks about the MA v. EPA decision and its implications for state standing.
Adjusting to the changing dynamics of the world economy [Audio]
Speaker(s): Richard Kozul-Wright, Professor Robert Wade | The Trade and Development Report 2013 contends that to achieve durable and inclusive growth, developing and transition economies will need to move towards a new form of development, away from a focus on net-export advantages which depend on exploiting on global imbalances and towards strengthening domestic demand and expanding regional and South-South economic linkages. Richard Kozul-Wright is a senior UN economist heading the unit on Eco
ESL English Beginners Lesson Numbers
This video has a catchy tune and song for young English Language learners to learn how to count to ten. The video helps children to learn the numbers one through ten with pictures of the number and how to spell the number to build association. The video is slow and easily learned by children whose primary language is not English. It also helps to build their memory of the numbers.
Early Childhood Development Tips
Scientists have learned much about the preschool brain over the past decade, but unless they read medical journals, most parents and caregivers have yet to hear about those discoveries. UW researchers together with a group of nonprofit partners are trying to change that by making outreach and education a bigger part of their work. One these outreach programs, developed by the UW's I-LABS, is a series of free online modules that teach everything from early interactions to understanding emotions.
Armstrong Tennis - 11 & Counting
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FPCLW: Session 7
With one-third of Aotearoa New Zealand in public conservation, what visions and challenges exist for its future development and management? On Friday 10th July, the University of Otago Research Cluster for Natural Resources Law tackled these issues head-on at a significant symposium entitled The Future of Public Conservation Lands and Waters. Safe havens for hector dolphins: what more needs to be done? Associate Professor Liz Slooten, Department of Zoology.
Promise based management: How to create a 'promise' culture in an organisation
In the final of his three-part podcast series on promise based management, Donald Sull, Associate Professor of Management Practice, explores how to encourage people to consistently make good promises and deliver results.
The UN's role in Overcoming Development Challenges
Special Lecture given by former Prime Minister of New Zealand and now Administrator of the United Nations Development Program the Rt Hon. Helen Clark. She is introduced by Director of the Global Economic Governance Program, Professor Ngaire Woods.
Literary Festival 2013: Philosophy by Podcast [Audio]
Speaker(s): David Edmonds, Nigel Warburton | In the 5th century BC Socrates brought philosophy to the marketplace. Can this ancient branch of learning be rejuvenated by the technology of the 21st century? Philosophy Bites Back is the second book from the team that brings you Philosophy Bites, the hugely successful podcast that has now had 16 million downloads. Philosophy Bites Back is a collection of conversations with leading scholars on major figures in the history of philosophy. David Edmonds
Incredibly Beautiful Snow Crystals
This a slideshow of beautiful snow crystals (snowflakes). These still images were taken by a professor at Cal Tech and they are mesmerizing. The music is a ballad by Hayley Westenra. (03:14)