Why Indians Win in Business [Audio]
Speaker(s): Patrick French | Award-winning historian Patrick French looks at the cultural roots of India's transformation: how a stagnant planned economy has become an entrepreneurial powerhouse, who gets super-rich and who remains super-poor - and why. Patrick French is the author of The World Is What It Is, Liberty or Death and Tibet, Tibet. This event marks the publication of his new book, India: A Portrait.
How Life In The Internet Changes The Practice Of Macroeconomics [Audio]
Speaker(s): Edward Hugh | A surprising feature of economic analysis of the current crisis has been the pivotal role played by a small number of bloggers, often positioned far from the academic mainstream. This event will feature one of the top bloggers on the Euro Crisis who will discuss the role the bloggers have played in our understanding of the current Euro Crisis, and in what ways having more data in our hard drive than the sum total of all previous economists changes our understanding of m
Representing Atrocity: distant suffering and the politics of pity [Audio]
Speaker(s): Professor Lilie Chouliaraki, Professor Stjepan Mestrovic, Dr Irene Bruna Seu | Humanitarian campaigns create a 'politics of pity' that transforms the way we think about our moral responsibility for distant suffering. What is the impact on the relationship between knowing and acting? Lilie Chouliaraki is professor of media and communications at LSE. Stjepan Mestrovic is professor of sociology at Texas A&M University. Irene Bruna Seu is senior lecturer in the Department of Psychosocial
Literary Festival 2011 - Facts are Subversive: crossing the borders between history and journalism [
Speaker(s): Professor Timothy Garton Ash | The border between journalism and academic history is a minefield. Timothy Garton Ash has been crossing it stubbornly for the last thirty years, attempting to combine the crafts of journalist and historian, writing what he calls ‘history of the present’. Taking examples from his most recent book, Facts are Subversive, he talks about the delights and pitfalls of this mongrel craft. Timothy Garton Ash is the author of nine books of political writing o
Public Service Broadcasting and Public Value: the remaining challenges for the BBC [Audio]
Speaker(s): Sir Michael Lyons | The out-going chairman of the BBC's governing body will give his view on the future of the corporation and its role in British society. Michael Lyons is the outgoing chairman of the BBC Trust.
Tropical storm Isodore makes landfall in Louisiana Thursday morning, September 26, 2002
Tropical Storm Isadore blew ashore early Thursday morning packing winds just below hurricane strength. At 11 am (EST) Isadore's center was 60 miles north-northeast of New Orleans and just west of Poplarville, Mississippi. It was moving north-northeast at 17 mph. Tornado warnings and flood watches were posted from the Louisiana coast to the Florida panhandle. The storm has brought two days of steady downpours with 10-12 inch accumulations.
Computers and processors are ubiquitous in everyday life, and they're not only found in your PC. This unit introduces the different parts of computer systems and their use of binary code. Using the examples of kitchen scales, a digital camera and a computer artwork the unit, with the help of flowcharts, discusses how computers process data and instructions .
Japan's May factory output jumps
June 29 - Japanese factory output jumps by the most in almost 60 years in May, as manufacturers restore supply chains damaged by the earthquake and tsunami in March. Toshi Maeda reports.
Aspectos Sociales, Legales, Éticos y Profesionales de la Informática (Curso académico 2009/2010)
Capacitar para la reflexión sobre el impacto en la sociedad de la profesión de Ingeniero Técnico en InformáticaCapacitar para la reflexión sobre la ética y la deontología profesional, y conocer las instituciones relacionadas con este aspecto (Colegios Profesionales, códigos deontológicos).Conocer la normas legables aplicables al ejercicio profesional, con énfasis en la Ley de Protección de Datos y la Ley de Servicios de la Sociedad de la Información.Saber analizar una situación del
Faust presents Kennedy with honorary degree
President Drew G. Faust recalls decades of accomplishments in the life of Senator Edward M. Kennedy. In one of his final public appearances before his death in August 2009, Faust confers upon Kennedy the honorary degree of Doctor of Laws.
Samuel and Lisa are together at last
At the completion of this lesson you will be able to answer questions about the conversations in which agreements are made and you will be able to recognize the formulas.
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
Introduction - Stuart Sim
Introduction to Stuart Sim's post. He shares some of his experiences with open source software from the perspective of a system architect and his activities in the business of supporting and growing open source applications.
20-Year Arctic Autumn Seasonal Surface Temperature Trend
Here the 20-year seasonal surface temperature trend for the autumn is shown over the Arctic region. This animation shows the warming and cooling regions in steps from the regions of least change to the areas of greatest change. Blue hues indicate cooling regions; red hues depict warming. Light regions indicate less change while darker regions indicate more. The temperature scale used ranges from -0.4 to +0.4 degrees Celsius in increments of .02 degrees. (See color bar below)
Site Libre Savoirs: Sport 1er semestre
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Adding Audio and Video Content to EPUB from InDesign CS5.5
In this episode, Colin Fleming shows how simple it is to embed audio and video content in InDesign CS5.5 for export to EPUB.
VOLG : Leerlingvolgsysteem VOLG is een leerlingvolgsysteem in combinatie met een lerarenplatform en een digitaal systeem voor de hele schoolorganisatie.
Je vindt er op het leerlingenplatform:
VOLG is een leerlingvolgsysteem in combinatie met een lerarenplatform en een digitaal systeem voor de hele schoolorganisatie.
Course Outline for Advanced Certificate: Education School Management And Leadership (PDF)
This document is the course outline for the Advanced Certificate: Education (School Management And Leadership) programme. The ACE programme is aimed at empowering school leaders to lead and manage schools effectively in a time of great change, challenge and opportunity. It is targeted at serving School Management Team members who aspire to principalship. The programme seeks to provide structured learning opportunities that promote quality education in South African schools through the developmen
1.10 The story so far Ethics is about ‘good’ and ‘bad’, but these terms are indefinable. In practice, there are alternative forms of justifications that can cause differences and disagreements. Other causes of differences are the terms in the final vocabulary of different individuals, and these final vocabularies have two aspects. Some terms that have wider use, terms related to ‘good’ and ‘bad’, like ‘optimal’, ‘beneficial’, ‘detrimental’ and ‘
Ethics is about ‘good’ and ‘bad’, but these terms are indefinable. In practice, there are alternative forms of justifications that can cause differences and disagreements. Other causes of differences are the terms in the final vocabulary of different individuals, and these final vocabularies have two aspects. Some terms that have wider use, terms related to ‘good’ and ‘bad’, like ‘optimal’, ‘beneficial’, ‘detrimental’ and ‘
1. Efficient brain performance Two sources of fuel are particularly important to ensure a healthy and efficiently functioning brain – oxygen and water. Fortunately, in many countries, both of these are in ready supply! Many schools in the UK are already beginning to recognise the need for students (and their brains) to be sufficiently hydrated, and have installed water-coolers at strategic points. Oxygen is easier to supply, but sitting down for a typical 50-minute lesson could decrease the amount of oxygen delivered to
Two sources of fuel are particularly important to ensure a healthy and efficiently functioning brain – oxygen and water. Fortunately, in many countries, both of these are in ready supply! Many schools in the UK are already beginning to recognise the need for students (and their brains) to be sufficiently hydrated, and have installed water-coolers at strategic points. Oxygen is easier to supply, but sitting down for a typical 50-minute lesson could decrease the amount of oxygen delivered to