Steve Wozniak, co founder of Apple, is on The Hour. Wozniak's entire life was filled with fooling around with electronics. He wanted a computer that looked like a typewriter. In 1975, in his computer club, he was driven to design something that would become a personal computer.
C++ Console Lesson 14: Increment and Decrement Operators
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This C++ tutorial shows how to use the increment and decrement operators in prefix or postfix. (3:44)
" The Needs of a Plant"- Song About What Plants Need to Thrive
This computer-animated video contains a lively song which teaches young children the needs of a plant : water, soil, space, sun, and air. (1:04)
6.450 Principles of Digital Communication I (MIT)
The course serves as an introduction to the theory and practice behind many of today's communications systems. 6.450 forms the first of a two-course sequence on digital communication. The second class, 6.451 Principles of Digital Communication II, is offered in the spring. Topics covered include: digital communications at the block diagram level, data compression, Lempel-Ziv algorithm, scalar and vector quantization, sampling and aliasing, the Nyquist criterion, PAM and QAM modulation, signal co
Progress with Stress-Resistant Rice for Asia and Sub-Saharan Africa
Umesh Shankar Singh, International Rice Research Institute
Learning spaces: evaluation
A presentation which provides an overview of key research questions relating to the development of fit for purpose learning spaces
2.27 Turbulent Flow and Transport (MIT)
Turbulent flows, with emphasis on engineering methods. Governing equations for momentum, energy, and species transfer. Turbulence: its production, dissipation, and scaling laws. Reynolds averaged equations for momentum, energy, and species transfer. Simple closure approaches for free and bounded turbulent shear flows. Applications to jets, pipe and channel flows, boundary layers, buoyant plumes and thermals, and Taylor dispersion, etc., including heat and species transport as well as flow fields
The Art of Computer Graphics Programming: Translating Pioneer Programs
Considering the importance of the use of programming languages for teaching computational design to architects, this paper proposes the translation of computer programs from a pioneer work in this field into a more contemporary programming language. The book The Art of Computer Graphics Programming: A Structured Introduction for Architects and Designers was published in 1987 by William J. Mitchell, Robin Ligget and Thomas Kvan, and remains an important reference for architects. The original Pasc
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6.452 Principles of Wireless Communications (MIT)
This course is an introduction to the design, analysis, and fundamental limits of wireless transmission systems. Topics to be covered include: wireless channel and system models; fading and diversity; resource management and power control; multiple-antenna and MIMO systems; space-time codes and decoding algorithms; multiple-access techniques and multiuser detection; broadcast codes and precoding; cellular and ad-hoc network topologies; OFDM and ultrawideband systems; and architectural issues.
Obama: U.S. can't "cut our way to prosperity"
June 25 - In his weekly address U.S. President Obama pledged to tackle the US debt issue but warned, "we can't simply cut our way to prosperity." Deborah Lutterbeck reports.
21F.035 Topics in Culture and Globalization: Reggae as Transnational Culture (MIT)
This course considers reggae, or Jamaican popular music more generally—in its various forms (ska, rocksteady, roots, dancehall)—as constituted by international movements and exchanges and as a product that circulates globally in complex ways. By reading across the reggae literature, as well as considering reggae texts themselves (songs, films, videos, and images), students will scrutinize the different interpretations of reggae's significance and the implications of different interpr
Introduction to Catholic Moral Theology
Notre Dame OpenCourseware (OCW) offers free educational resources for the course "Introduction to Catholic Moral Theology" in the Department of Theology. The course provides an overview of the history of Roman Catholic moral theology by examining how the Roman Catholic tradition developed certain distinctive ways of speaking about moral goods, obligations, and the forms of life. It explores basic principles, values, and patterns of thinking that have formed the tradition of Roman Catholic moral
Persoonlijke getuigenissen: u kan in het Frans persoonlijke getuigenissen over wonen en werken in he
Je kan aan de hand van getuigenissen een beeld vormen van de impact van wonen en werken in het buitenland. Je kan specifieke informatie verzamelen en zo een aantal knelpunten identificeren.
Four Thinking Styles
Thunderbird School of Global Management Professor Denis Leclerc, Ph.D., talks June 13, 2011, with Thunderbird International Consortia participants in Glendale, Arizona. http://www.thunderbird.edu
Class Recording Intro to Economic Development - 16 Jun 2011 - Pt 3
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Class Recording Intro to Economic Development - 16 Jun 2011 - Pt 4
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2009-2010: A year in review
Experience 2009-2010 at Harvard University through photographs.
Prof. Lene Hau: Stopping light cold
In 2005, Professor Lene Hau did something that Einstein theorized was impossible. Hau stopped light cold using atoms and lasers in her Harvard lab