Literary Festival 2011 - New Ways to Witness Wars [Audio]
Speaker(s): James Brabazon, Jill McGivering, Ed Vulliamy | Three of the best British conflict reporters describe three very different ways to tell the stories of three very different war-zones. Fiction, biography and reportage are used to tell gripping narratives of some of the most brutal places in the world. These are the deep, nasty, real stories of Mexico’s drug wars, an African coup, and the so-called war on terror in Afghanistan. One is a novel, another a personal biography and another a
21st Century Statecraft [Audio]
Speaker(s): Alec Ross | Technology and innovation have changed the conditions for statecraft in the 21st century. Just as the internet has changed economics, culture, and politics, it is also transforming the practice of foreign policy. It is not simply the fact that more people are using ever more sophisticated technologies; the structural and demographic changes that have accompanied these quantum leaps in connection technologies are highly disruptive. Recent events in North Africa and the Mid
ART 232-01, History of Western Art II, Fall 2006
The objectives of the course are as follows: (1) to provide students with a comprehensive overview of the major images, artists, and movements of Western art from the Renaissance to the present; (2) to integrate these images with the broader social and intellectual history of their respective period; and (3) to help students develop the visual and analytical skills needed for further study in the history of art. Among the themes we will examine are the following: the development of naturalism in
Meet Christopher Jewth
An engineering student shares how his NYIT education has helped him harness the power of technology to solve real-world challenges. New York Institute of Technology (NYIT).
Numeracy for Professional Purposes (9/10): Presenting Tables and Charts: 1
Numeracy & Quantitative Methods Numeracy for Professional Purposes
Designed products surround us all and range from bus tickets to buildings. This unit focuses firmly on usability and the increasingly important phenomenon of people-centred design. It aims to inform consumers of design (i.e., all of us) about this crucial characteristic of design. The unit is derived from the Open University course T211 on Design and Designing, but as well as stimulating interest in areas of concern for producers of design it might also provide an introduction to engineering, ma
Radiation Belts and Plasmapause Fluctuate Under Solar Storm
In this visualization, we see the interaction of the radiation belts (violet-white), the plasmapause (green surface) and magnetopause (grey surface).
"Media and Methods: Seeing and Expression, Spring 2009"
" This class examines frameworks for making and sharing visual artifacts using a trans-cultural, trans-historical, constructionist approach. It explores the relationship between perceived reality and the narrative imagination, how an author's choice of medium and method of construction constrains the work, how desire is integrated into the structure of a work, and how the cultural/economic opportunity for exhibition/distribution affects the realization of a work. Students submit three papers and
PediNeuroLogic Exam: Newborn: Abnormal: Positions - Vertical Suspension
In vertical suspension there is the feeling that the baby is slipping through the examiner's hands because of the low tone in the shoulder girdle muscles. A neuroscience tutorial focusing on those aspects of the pediatric neurological examination that are unique to the child's nervous system, with an emphasis on important neurodevelopmental milestones.
PediNeuroLogic Exam: Newborn: Normal: Cranial Nerves
Examination of the baby's cranial nerve function is often accomplished by observing spontaneous activity. During crying, facial movement (Cranial Nerve 7) is observed for fullness or asymmetry. The quality and strength of the cry is a way of looking at Cranial Nerves 9 and 10 function. Sucking and swallowing assesses Cranial Nerves 5, 7, 9, 10, and 12 because all of these cranial nerves are involved in this complex act. Eye movements (Cranial Nerves 3, 4 and 6) can be assessed by using the vesti
2 An introduction to the process view of business operations
The management of processes or operations is the very essence of any kind of business enterprise, and it is critically important that they are designed and managed well. This course taster uses case studies and models to illustrate the importance of effective operations management and outlines the steps to preparing your own operations proposal.
TRACE: 171 Angstrom Wavelength Image Showing MOSS Disc Center
An animation of TRACE imagery in the 171 Angstrom wavelength, showing a MOSS disc center
In this activity, students filter different substances through a plastic window screen, different sized hardware cloth and poultry netting. Their model shows how the thickness of a filter in the kidney is imperative in deciding what will be filtered out and what will stay within the blood stream.
282 GG "Each Other" or "One Another"?
Is there actually a difference?
The Crystal Capers: #5
All of Auburn's sports teams are "all in" for each other. Here, Aubie is seen sneaking the crystal football into the women's basketball locker room, where Coach Nell Fortner and two of her student athletes, Chantal Hilliard and Blanche Alverson, get pumped up during a practice break by reviewing the BCS National Championship game. http://www.auburn.edu/caper
AppFabric.tv - ServiceBus HTTP / REST API Recently the ServiceBus team released some great new support for Queues and Topics, allowing you to access queues via a client library as well as HTTP. In this episode, I'm joined by Will Perry, a tester on the ServiceBus team, who shows us how you can use the HTTP API with ServiceBus queues.
Recently the ServiceBus team released some great new support for Queues and Topics, allowing you to access queues via a client library as well as HTTP. In this episode, I'm joined by Will Perry, a tester on the ServiceBus team, who shows us how you can use the HTTP API with ServiceBus queues.
A la recherche de solutions pour la pénurie d'eau
Tu lis un article sur la problématique de l'eau au Zimbabwe. Ensuite, tu dois répondre à une série de questions.
Phillies Tickets Now is a fan site dedicated to the Philadelphia Phillies. Fans can find player and team statistics, tickets to all games as well as official merchandise like jersey's, T - shirts etc. Can this be another World Series years for the Fightin Phils?
AMSR_E Pacific Sea Surface Temperature Data Used to Forecast 2003 Hurricane Season
Researchers and forecasters often study sea surface temperatures for an activity predictions for 2003 in part to changing conditions in the Pacific Ocean, such as the demise of El Nino. This sequence traces the evolution of the warmer-than-normal waters associated with the weak El Nino that developed in the late fall of 2002. By January, the warm conditions began to dissipate. Fewer than normal hurricanes generally form when El Nino is present. Researchers say the Pacific may transition to the c
Space Week: Space Station and Beyond, Part 2
A Mars mission will be an expensive, long-term endeavor, but it's a dream that inspires the next generation of space explorers.