This video is part of a series of videos demonstrating common pro
MIT’s Entrepreneurial Development and Impact Over the Past 50 Years
Ed Roberts reviews the effects of entrepreneurship within MIT and the relation of MIT entrepreneurship to larger communities.
Much of the research under discussion comes from a 2006 study of MIT alumni conducted by Roberts and Charles Eesley of the Sloan School. The study polled MIT alumni about companies they had
Frank Blake; CEO, The Home Depot - IMPACT
February 16, 2011 - IMPACT presents Frank Blake; CEO, The Home Depot
Frank Blake is the chairman and CEO of The Home Depot. Prior to his appointment to this position in 2007, he served as vice chairman of the board of directors and executive vice president of the Company. He joined The Home Depot in 2002 as executive vice president, business development and corporate operations, and was responsible for real estate, store construction, credit services, strategic business development, growth init
William Jennings Bryan's Cross of Gold Speech
By the early 1890s, the Populist Party and figures within the
Democratic and Republican Parties advocated "free silver" (a
silver-standard currency at a high price for silver that would bring
inflation). The Populists represented an alliance of rural interests
and silver mining interests. Free silver advocate William Jennings
Bryan became the Democratic presidential candidate of 1896, delivering
the famous "Cross of Gold" speech denouncing the gold sta
African American Folk Art
Folk Art from the African American tradition holds a wealth of cultural memory. Trish Balderson describes selected pieces chosen for the African American Folk Art Tour.
Bill Gates Biography
Bill Gates Biography - In this video, learn about the life of the founder of Microsoft, Bill Gates. (04:12)
What many people refer to as 'good luck' can actually be explained by a little knowledge about probability and statistics. Our dice game allows you to see how increasing or decreasing the number of dice rolls affects an outcome. So give it a try, choose the number of rolls you would like to make...
This panel discussion will provide historical and contemporary perspectives on animal cognition and will consider the challenges facing the study of animal minds. Nicola Clayton is professor of comparative cognition at the University of Cambridge, and Fellow of the Royal Society. Erica Fudge is professor of English studies in the School of Humanities at the University of Strathclyde. Gregory Radick is professor of history and philosophy of science at the University of Leeds.
Size Matters: Introduction to Nanoscience
This unit provides an introduction to nanoscience, focusing on concepts related to the size and scale, unusual properties of the nanoscale, tools of the nanosciences, and example applications. Upon completing this unit, students will understand: The study of unique phenomena at the nanoscale could vastly change our understanding of matter and lead to new questions and answers in many areas, including health care, the environment, and technology: There are enormous scale differences in our univer
Introduction to Computer Science I
Computer Science 50: Introduction to Computer Science I is a first course in computer science at Harvard College for concentrators and non-concentrators alike. More than just teach you how to program, this course teaches you how to think more methodically and how to solve problems more effectively. As such, its lessons are applicable well beyond the boundaries of computer science itself. That the course does teach you how to program, though, is perhaps its most empowering return. With this skill
Introduction to Continuum Mechanics for Engineers
Introduction to Continuum Mechanics for Engineers, are typed revisions of books which were originally published by Plenum Press. This textbook is intended to introduce engineering graduate students to the essentials of modern Continuum Mechanics. PDF file.
Title Page from Parry Manufacturing Company Catalog
The page shows a drawing of the company's facility in Indianapolis where they built carriages and wagons. Company officers are listed in the upper right corner. The lower left corner gives the cities where the company has branches.
Une nouvelle théorie du cancer (audio)
Conférence publique proposant une vision darwinienne des processus de différenciation cellulaire pouvant rendre compte du phénomène de tumorisation.
La conférence a été donnée à l'Université Victor Segalen Bordeaux 2 dans le cadre du cycle de conférences "L'invité du Mercredi" / Saison 2005-2006 sur le thème "L'espoir". Service culturel Université Victor Segalen de Bordeaux 2 /
Islam de France, Islam en France - Bernard Godard (audio)
L’implantation de la religion musulmane en France est une réalité qui rend le débat sur sa nature exogène ou endogène un peu dépassé. La lancinante question de son incongruité apparente dans le paysage religieux hexagonal est surtout posée par les nostalgiques d’un certain gallicanisme ou encore par les frileux gardiens d’une laïcité ombrageuse. Plus de la moitié des musulmans de France est de nationalité française, dont une partie non négligeable est née en France. Le
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