Ultrabook, smartphones take CES stage
Jan 10 - The world's biggest consumer electronics show puts a spotlight on razor-thin laptops, as well as faster and powerful smartphones, and thinner flat panel televisions at the annual event in Las Vegas. Conway G. Gittens reports.
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The State, Tolerance and Rationalism in Spinoza, Mendelssohn and Kant
Stefan Bird-Pollan (University of Kentucky) delivers a lecture as part of the Anglo-German 'State of the State' Fellowship Programme on the ideas of The State, Tolerance and Rationalism as seen in the philosophies of Kant, Spinoza and Mendelssohn.
No let up in sight for euro - Reuters poll
Jan. 5 - Reuters monthly poll of FX analysts sees a weak euro continuing; yen strength and dull sterling.
Supplier Diversity Matchmaker Event
Veronica Cook-Euell, Kent State Supplier Diversity Program Manager, and Nicole Corll from University Facilities Management, discuss business opportunities with small business owners at a recent matchmaker event.
River Severn - The Shropshire Severn
Continuing the photographic journey from source to sea
15.389A Global Entrepreneurship Lab: Asia-Pacific (MIT)
15.389A Global Entrepreneurship Lab: Asia-Pacific enables teams of students to work with the top management of global start-ups and gain experience in running, and consulting to, a new enterprise outside the United States. The focus is on start-ups operating in emerging markets throughout the world, with a special focus on the Asia-Pacific region. The course combines an internship in a growing firm with in-class discussions of the issues and policies that affect the climate for innovation and st
ESD.864 Modeling and Assessment for Policy (MIT)
ESD.864 Modeling and Assessment for Policy explores how scientific information and quantitative models can be used to inform policy decision-making. Students will develop an understanding of quantitative modeling techniques and their role in the policy process through case studies and interactive activities. The course addresses issues such as analysis of scientific assessment processes, uses of integrated assessment models, public perception of quantitative information, methods for dealing with
ESD.00 Introduction to Engineering Systems (MIT)
Students in ESD.00 work on projects to address large, complex and seemingly intractable real-world problems, such as energy supply, environmental issues, health care delivery, and critical infrastructure (e.g., telecommunications, water supply, and transportation). The course introduces interdisciplinary approaches - rooted in engineering, management, and the social sciences - to considering these critical contemporary issues. Small, faculty-led teams select an engineering systems term project t
Same Sex Marriage Debate
Best Civil War Photos
This selection features a slide show of key people, places, and events from the American Civil War. The slide show is set to music from the period without narration. ( 9:49)
This classroom of students made commercials using different tools of persuasion. A teacher could show the video pausing after each commercial to discuss whether the students were using stereotyping, repetition, endorsement, association, etc. (14:57)
Jascha Heifetz plays Tchaikovsky Violin Concerto: 1st mov.
Jascha Heifetz plays Tchaikovsky Violin Concerto in D Major, Op. 35: I. Allegro moderato
Word filosofisch gespreksleider! Filosoferen is een veelbelovende educatieve mogelijkheid en kan een bijdrage leveren aan het realiseren van vele hedendaagse onderwijsuitdagingen. Voor het vierde jaar op rij kan je aan de lerarenopleiding van CVO De …
Filosoferen is een veelbelovende educatieve mogelijkheid en kan een bijdrage leveren aan het realiseren van vele hedendaagse onderwijsuitdagingen.
Voor het vierde jaar op rij kan je aan de lerarenopleiding van CVO De …
Sportjaaroverzicht 2011 Even stilstaan bij belangrijke sportgebeurtenissen van 2011 aan de hand van meerkeuzevragen.
Even stilstaan bij belangrijke sportgebeurtenissen van 2011 aan de hand van meerkeuzevragen.
"The A-Bomb Won't Do What You Think!": An Argument Against Reliance on Nuclear Weapons
For four years after the U.S. dropped atom bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki to end World War II, America held a monopoly on the production of atomic weapons. During this period, debate centering on the use of nuclear bombs in future wars proliferated among government officials, scientists, religious leaders, and in the popular press. In the following article from Collier's, former Navy lieutenant commander William H. Hessler, using data from the Strategic Bombing Survey, argued that saturation bo
If We Had No Moon - Part 4
The Moon is the only celestial body on which humans have made a manned landing. While the Soviet Union's Luna programme was the first to reach the Moon with unmanned spacecraft, the United States' NASA Apollo program achieved the only manned missions to date, beginning with the first manned lunar orbiting mission by Apollo 8 in 1968, and six manned lunar landings between 1969 and 1972 the first being Apollo 11 in 1969. (10:10)
Netflix launches in UK and Ireland
Jan. 9 - The video subscription service Netflix is launching in the United Kingdom and Ireland with a streaming only service, taking on Amazon-owned rival Lovefilm which still offers DVD rentals through the post. Matt Cowan reports.