New media: The online evolution of newspapers
In September, the New York Times did an about-face of sorts. It ended its paid-for online subscription model, under which it had been charging for access to premium content by columnists and commentators.

Len Apcar, deputy managing editor of the International Herald Tribune and a former editor-in-chief of NYTimes.com, says enabling free and unfettered access to the online paper has "proven to be a very successful advertising model by itself."

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Claire Pike remembers: INSEAD’s Secretary-General reflects on her three decades at the school on t
In 1968, Claire Pike began her MBA studies at INSEAD, her first step on the road leading to her present position as Secretary General of the school. After three decades of service, she talks to INSEAD Knowledge Executive Editor Shellie Karabell about her experiences and about developments at the school.
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The global business leader
Leadership has nothing to do with titles. J. Frank Brown, the Dean of INSEAD, has met a lot of CEOs in his two-and-a-half decades in business and many of them are nothing more than LINOs - Leaders In Name Only. "A lot of people talk about leadership and not that many actually do it," Brown said in an interview with INSEAD Knowledge. Brown believes there are seven hallmarks of a great leader. "I think the most important one is how you communicate and how you listen because if you’re going to be
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Healthcare2020: Women and leadership- the next decade
Technology is presenting an opportunity for women to progress in the healthcare industry, in which they are currently underrepresented. "The digital world is changing healthcare with the new technology system that currently is underleveraged," says Lynn O’Connor Vos, the CEO and president of Grey Healthcare Group.
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18.786 Topics in Algebraic Number Theory (MIT)
This course provides an introduction to algebraic number theory. Topics covered include dedekind domains, unique factorization of prime ideals, number fields, splitting of primes, class group, lattice methods, finiteness of the class number, Dirichlet's units theorem, local fields, ramification, discriminants.
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Ellsworth Kelly: Paris/New York, 1949–1959
October 3, 2006 - Summer 2011: The paintings in this exhibition illustrate the significant changes in the work of Ellsworth Kelly during a formative period, when the artist experimented with strategies that would prove to be instrumental to his artistic development.
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Learn How-Mobile Editing with Google Docs
Try Google Docs for mobile to edit your documents from wherever you are. This video gives only visual instructions with song playing in background. It shows how to use the android and the ipad for this mbile editing feature(Running Time 1:34).
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Will There Be QE3, QE4, QE5...?

Recently, Ben Bernanke indicated that Quantitative Easing II (QE2) might be followed by QE3, etc. In an interview at the beginning of December, Bernanke was asked, "Do you anticipate a scenario in which you would commit to more than $600 billion?"

Bernanke's answer was startling. "Oh, it's certainly possible," he said. "And again, it depends on the efficacy of the program.
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Status update: it's complicated
Cultural commentators discuss whether the real-world impact of online sharing might be the most meaningful technology trend as we enter 2011.
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Visual Overviews for Cultural Heritage: Interactive Exploration for Scholars in the Humanities, Art
A focus on designing technologies that allow the "visualization of things not visible" has been at the center of Ben Shneiderman’s work over the past two decades. He advocates the discovery of temporal patterns, relationships and clusters via an empowering user experience which enables discovery at a customizable pace and
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Virtual Maths, Cylinder - Calculating Volume and Height
Interactive exercise demonstrating how to calculate the volume and height of a cylinder (includes links to other useful resources)
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CMS.997 Topics in Comparative Media: American Pro Wrestling (MIT)
This class will explore the cultural history and media industry surrounding the masculine drama of professional wrestling. Beginning with wrestling's roots in sport and carnival, the class examines how new technologies and changes in the television industry led to evolution for pro wrestling style and promotion and how shifts in wrestling characters demonstrate changes in the depiction of American masculinity. The class will move chronologically in an examination of how wrestling characters and
Author(s): Ford, Sam

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The Eye Robot
The Eye Robot was developed by members of the CAVS Vision Group, a part of the Art, Culture and Technology program, for a theatrical production with producer and director Robert Wilson. The Eye Robot serves as a mediator between seeing and unseeing. It can interact with its surroundings, recite poems, show the audience what low vision is like, and provide visual/audio assistance to those who cannot see. The Eye Robot will be exhibited at the MIT Museum in December 2010. The CAVS Vision Group is
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Coefficients de frottement statique de différents matériaux (video)

Dans cette expérience on compare entre eux les coefficients de frottement statique de différents objets sur un support en bois.


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