Open Classroom - 10/05/2011 #3 Maguire Presentation
The Role of Government in the 21st Century This Week: Income and Wealth Inequality with Jack Maguire and Richard Wilkinson as Guest Speakers
Breakingviews: How Steve Jobs transformed our lives
Oct. 6 - Breakingviews says Apple founder and former CEO Steve Jobs didn't just create products, he took his life experience and ability to see where technology was headed and infused it into his work.
Sausage, the riot dog of Greece
Oct. 6 - Sausage, the riot dog has become a celebrity, always in the thick of protests and clashes, dodging rocks and tear gas and barking at police. Deborah Lutterbeck reports.
Designing Menus for Chez Panisse with Artist, Designer, and Printmaker Patricia Curtan. Menus for Chez Panisse: This book is a collection of menus designed specifically for Chez Panisse. Menus were created in a variety of formats, which explains the larger trim to accommodate one, two, or three menus. Curtan includes wonderful anecdotes (about the restaurant, the people, the food, the occasions celebrated by the menus, and the process of designing and printing the menus). The book ends with an
Preparing Proposals - Evaluating Research Proposals
Preparing Proposals - Evaluating Research Proposals. The resource has been developed through the Learning from WOeRK project and seeks to support learning in the work place. For an overview of all related modules and resources please visit http://cpdoer.net/collections/
CALPACT Training: Facebook 101
With more than 700 million active users and 50% of users logging in every day Facebook has become the most popular website in the world and great place to build your company web presence. In this tutorial learn why more and more businesses and non-profits are using the power of Facebook to connect with their communities and grow their companies. Also learn how to create a Facebook Fan Page for your business, how to use the basic features, claim your company vanity URL and set your privacy s
Economy pulling out of soft patch
Oct. 20 - A drop in weekly U.S. unemployment claims and a rebound in monthly regional business activity point to an economic recovery that is once again growing slowly, even though housing remains a problem. Conway G. Gittens reports.
This two minute video is a short biography of Usain Bolt, who was born in Jamaica in 1986. He began running
when he was 10 but he was more interested in sports like cricket. Usain Bolt became the first man to win gold medals in all three events at a one Olympic since American Carl Lewis in1984.His nickname is "Lightning Bolt."
Gaddafi's body lies in Misrata market cooler
Oct. 21 - WARNING: GRAPHIC CONTENT. Gaddafi's body lies in a market place cold storage unit on the outskirts of Misrata, as Libyan authorities debate his burial. Rough cut (no reporter narration).
Sacred calendars : Ramadan
Mr Shujahat Aslam, an imam, discusses the Muslim holy month of Ramadan with Dr Jon Hoover, an expert in Islamic Studies; it describes what happens during the time, and what it means to those who celebrate it.
Bart De Smet: Rx Update - .NET 4.5, Async, WinRT Bart De Smet has been very busy. As you can imagine, the latest release of Rx (v1.11011.11 (Experimental)) supports the latest (developer preview) .NET version, 4.5. In this release, Bart and company have forged a deeper synergy with the async/await Task-based asynchrony model (see Prefer Async Policy in the Release Notes for this release for more info and watch/listen to this conversation!). In addition, Rx can be used in "Windows 8" Metro style ap
Bart De Smet has been very busy. As you can imagine, the latest release of Rx (v1.11011.11 (Experimental)) supports the latest (developer preview) .NET version, 4.5. In this release, Bart and company have forged a deeper synergy with the async/await Task-based asynchrony model (see Prefer Async Policy in the Release Notes for this release for more info and watch/listen to this conversation!). In addition, Rx can be used in "Windows 8" Metro style ap
ART100 Session 6 Fall 2011
ART100 Looking At Art Session Six 10/13/11 Kirsten Ellsworth Guest: Frank Ellsworth
Lecture 9B: Political and Poetic Themes in Southern Song Painting
A consideration of political themes in Southern Song Academy painting, especially in works by Li Tang and his followers, ends with long sections on two subjects of this kind: buffalo and herd boy paintings and paintings of swimming fish. The part that follows, on poetic themes in Southern Song, is largely devoted to works ascribed to Ma Hezhi. A great anonymous handscroll of this period, the "Dream Journey in the Xiao-Xiang Region," is shown at length, and followed by shorter treatments of other
Three Points Defining a Circle - Khan Academy
Sal Khan demonstrates that three points uniquely define a circle and that the center of a circle. (10:08)
Competitive advantage through new business models
Cambridge Service Alliance's conference 'Service innovation: Competitive advantage through new business models' saw leading industrialists discuss how to improve competitiveness, create jobs and boost their respective economies
Europe Week Ahead: Investors expect plan from EU meetings
Oct. 21 - EU leaders are expected to meet and endorse a plan to strengthen banks' capital bases over the weekend and complete a deal on the scale of the rescue fund and a Greek debt haircut on Wednesday.
Emerging economies boost GE numbers
Oct. 21 - Summary of business headlines: General Electric hits Wall Street profit forecasts; McDonald's beats expectations; Verizon pulls ahead despite slower sales ahead of iPhone launch. Conway G. Gittens reports.
2011 International Forum on R&D: Session 8 - Sean Donnelly
Session 8 University International R&D Collaboration: The Role of the Private Sector This session will focus on business interests in multi-sectoral international R&D collaboration. Panels and participants will include representatives from multinational corporations, international universities and research laboratories. Speaker: Sean Donnelly, Vice President Technology, ArcelorMittal Dofasco Moderator: Justin Gammage, Chief Scientist, GM Canada
Literary Characters - Free English Video by Brightstorm
This video describes the different types of literary characters. Static characters do not change, while dynamic characters change throughout the piece of literature. Round characters are characters that we know a lot about, while flat characters we only know basic details about. Protagonist characters are leading characters while antagonists are characters working against the protagonist. (3:15)
Urgent investment needed in renewable energy: new IEA chief
Oct. 19 - Investment is needed in renewable energy sources now to guarantee a sustainable energy future, says the new head of the International Energy Agency, Maria van der Hoeven.