Engineering in the Wild
Harvard SEAS undergraduate students describe their work on Professor Rob Wood's RoboBees project where they develop micro air vehicles for pollination, search and rescue, and environmental monitoring.
Congo: Rape as Strategy
Researchers from the Harvard Humanitarian Initiative have been working in the Democratic Republic of the Congo for several years examining the roots of the violence against women that has plagued this war-torn region.
Graduate Skills is one of the series of Futures workbooks, which help students choose and prepare for their careers. Like the other workbooks in the series you can dip in and out doing the exercises which are most relevant to you. You might want to include the exercises or the output in your personal development plan or e-portfolio. The aim of this workbook is to introduce you to the concept of graduate job skills and enterprise, looking at which career path you decides to follow. It’s not j
How to use the "Bite Counter"
Clemson professors Adam Hoover and Eric Muth demonstrate how to use the "Bite Counter," a tool they created to help people trying to lose weight, monitor what they eat. The device counts bites and estimates caloric intake.
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Sampling and Data: Probability
Susan Dean, Barbara Illowsky, Ph.D.
This module introduces the concept of probability as a mathematical measure of randomness, including a number of real-world applications.
17.422 Field Seminar in International Political Economy (MIT)
This field seminar in international political economy covers major theoretical, empirical, and policy perspectives. The basic orientation is disciplinary and comparative (over time and across countries, regions, firms), spanning issues relevant to both industrial and developing states. Special attention is given to challenges and dilemmas shaped by the macro-level consequences of micro-level behavior, and by micro-level adjustments to macro-level influences.
The business upside of carbon crisis
Dr Ben swung by swung with a powerful argument that there are real up sides for business in the current climate crisis. Upsides that could make fortunes for those keen to get involved. The Beast, always with an eye open for an easy quid, got the line and length of the Doc's spray immediately and sold the roof of Toad Hall to a solar power mob before the sun had set.
A small-scale demonstration of the IVEO Learning System
Winehouse's home robbed, Glenn Close to be honored
Aug. 12 - The latest celebrity and entertainment headlines including Amy Winehouse's home robbed, Glenn Close to be honored and Faye Dunaway to fight eviction. Lindsay Claiborn reports.
Agreement between Myanmar's regime and Aung San Suu Kyi.
Aug. 12 - Myanmar's government and Aung San Suu Kyi announce their cooperation on a plan to foster stability and economic development. Katharine Jackson reports.
Newbie Lesson #35 - Banking: The ATM ate my debit card!
Learn Spanish with Spanishpod101.com! The ATM ate your card! Why? Did you remember to tell your bank that you would be traveling abroad? If you didn’t, that may be the reason. Alan and Lisy know what to do! Don’t worry, the situation isn’t hopeless. Check out their explanation of the verb “hacer” (to make, to [...]
Global Megatrends: What next for business?
Global trends are likely to have a substantial effect on businesses in the long-term. What are these trends and what action should managers take in response? Why it is important to tackle such issues now and not leave the future to take care of itself.
Virtual Maths - Basic Structures, bending moment uniformly distributed load
Interactive simulation demonstrating bending moment of uniformly distributed load
Gli italiani e il tempo libero
Op het einde van deze unit kun je iets meer vertellen over vrijetijdsbesteding en het verenigingsleven in Italië.
The rise of redistribution markets
http://johnmolson.concordia.ca/sustainable Dr. Zeynep Arsel defines redistribution markets and elaborates on some reasons underlying the rise of such systems (Dr. Arsel's project is funded by Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada -http://www.sshrc-crsh.gc.ca). http://www.collaborativeconsumption.com/the-movement/ http://www.freecycle.org/ http://theswapteam.org/ http://www.businessweek.com/investor/content/may2009/pi20090520_957492.htm http://www.theglobeandmail.com/life/
Redistribution systems and implications on building a sustainable world
http://johnmolson.concordia.ca/sustainable Dr. Zeynep Arsel talks about how redistribution systems are vital to long term sustainability (Dr. Arsel's project is funded by Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada). http://www.sshrc-crsh.gc.ca/ http://unconsumption.tumblr.com/ http://www.nikereuseashoe.com/ http://inhabitat.com/ http://everydaytrash.com/ http://www.ecouterre.com/ http://www.mcdonough.com/cradle_to_cradle.htm
Culture as part of the sustainability mode
http://johnmolson.concordia.ca/sustainable Dr. Lidia Varbanova speaks about the four-pillars of sustainability model and discusses diverse viewpoints on sustainability. The Sustainability Report Canada http://www.sustreport.org/ Creative City News: Special Edition on "Culture: the Fourth Pillar of Sustainability" http://www.creativecity.ca/se-newsletters/special-edition-3/culture-fourth-pillar.html
Danielle Sommer: The Instant and the Interval
Graduate Program in Visual and Critical Studies: Spring Symposium 2011 Danielle Sommer: The Instant and the Interval: Further Investigations in Aby Warburg's Space-Time California College of the Arts Filmed: May 1, 2011 in Timken Lecture Hall | SF campus ___________ CCA's Graduate Program in Visual and Critical Studies aspires to create an interdisciplinary and culturally diverse framework within which to bring historical, social, and political analysis, as well as formal analysis, to bear on