Peer to Peer and the Music Industry: The Criminalization of Sharing
Examining technical, legal and cultural strategies by the recording industry to persuade people that file-sharing is impossible, immoral, un-cool or dangerous, and the failure of these strategies. Alternative business models are discussed. The period from the advent of the compact disc in 1982 to the first significant file-sharing system in 1999 saw the greatest period of profitability in the history of recorded music. The decade since 1999 has seen an equally radical collapse. What seems obviou
A future direction for multilateral trade
Pierre Pettigrew, Chair of the Warwick Commission, talks about the Commissions' report on the future of the multilateral trade system.
04 What is a College?
Explains how the collegiate system works at Oxford and what facilities you can expect to find in any of Oxford's 30 undergraduate colleges.
Lugosi teaches math - convergence of series
Béla Lugosi teaches advanced mathematical concepts in this video. This is part of the last lecture of his series. He begins this lecture by talking about the Weierstrauss M-Test and talking about how a series or sequence of sums converges. In his lecture he provides the steps for this test, and proofs as well. A great video for advanced math learners. (Calculus and Calculus II students).
Vincent Van Gogh - An A&E Documentary
It's hard to believe that Van Gogh's work was shunned in his lifetime and that he lived as a peasant. His paintings were ignored. His father was a minister. At 15, Vincent left school and went to work for an art dealership. At 28 he completed his first oil painting. This informative A & E documentary shows many of his paintings during the narration. (5:10)
~Some content not for young students: Video briefly discusses some of the low points of his life; for ex
2014 College of Education Commencement
Monday, June 16, 2014.
Job Interviews is one of several Futures workbooks which help students choose and prepare for their careers. Like the other workbooks in the series you can dip in and out doing the exercises which are most relevant to you. You might want to include the exercises or the output in your personal development plan or e-portfolio. Interviews are still the most commonly used method for assessing a person’s suitability for a job. In the UK 99 per cent of employers use selection interviews to recruit
This video, created for the My Canada Video Contest, provides basic information about Canada to the tune of "Cross Canada" by Stompin' Tom Connors. The video won third place in the contest. (1:25)
Real World Math Shopping
This video shows how to math when you shop. Looks at unit price using the real world.
Technologies That Changed Our Brains
The Internet is just one in a series of “intellectual technologies” that have reshaped the way humans think. Nicholas Carr discusses some technologies, prior to the Internet, that have radically reshaped the way our brains work. Some of the technologies include the map, clock, and book. This video is in lecture format. (5:00)
Magnetism - by StudyJams
Magnetism is the property of attracting iron. A magnetic object's magnetic force is how strong that attraction is. Magnetic fields are the areas where the magnetic force will work. Magnets also have opposite poles, negative and positive. Learn more about magnetism with this slide show from StudyJams. Detailed images are set to music while information is written under each photo. A short, self-checking quiz is also included with this link.
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Two Sightings, Different Information
In this video segment from Cyberchase, the CyberSquad is trying to locate a lost Transformatron. Matt can see it along one line, while Jackie says she can see it along a different line. Digit and Inez try to figure out how this is possible. (2:17)
Eight Racer, Window Phone 8 Dagu i-Racer Been on a little big of a racer kick, I know, but well, here's another! This is the last for a while, I promise (for a week at least... ;). Today Jeff Halbrecht is our builder and he shows off his racer enabled app... i-Racer is a Bluetooth enabled Windows Phone 8 application that will control a Dagu i-R
Been on a little big of a racer kick, I know, but well, here's another! This is the last for a while, I promise (for a week at least... ;).
Today Jeff Halbrecht is our builder and he shows off his racer enabled app...
i-Racer is a Bluetooth enabled Windows Phone 8 application that will control a Dagu i-R
Um levantamento de requisitos gerais para o desenvolvimento e posicionamento de DOOTERS ? um aplicat
DOOTERS is a to-do list application for iPhone which entertains and motivates the user to get things done. It was developed based on requirements obtained trough: 1. the study of several personal information organizing methods (Covey, 1989; Allen, 2005; Foster, 2006); 2. answers to a task lists user focused questionnaire; 3. observation of to-do list users while creating lists and organizing tasks; 4. comparison of digital and non-digital task list media (paper, computer and mobile device); 5. a
Observations on Collaborative Design and Multimedia Usage in Virtual Design Studio
The virtual design studio (VDS) points to a new way of practicing and teaching architectural design. As a new phenomenon, little research has been done to evaluate design collaboration and multimedia usage in a distributed workplace like the virtual design studio. Our research provides empirical data on how students actually use multiple media during architectural collaborative design.
Virtual Maths, Shapes Space and Measure, Calc Height of Building, Angle Tool
Interactive simulation demonstrating how to calculate the height of a building
Trading at Noon: U.S. housing market is back-ish
Aug 22 - U.S. home resales rose in July on low interest rates & a somewhat better employment picture; stocks remain slightly down in midday trade.
Lea Salonga | Talks at Google
Filipino Googlers Networks & PhilDev kicked off Filipino American History Month with Tony award winning singer and actress Lea Salonga! She's the first Filipino to be signed to an international record label - Atlantic Records in 1993. Lea's the first Asian to play the roles of Éponine and Fantine in Broadway's Les Misérables. She portrayed both roles on the musical's 10th and 25th anniversary show in London respectively after starring as Kim in Ms Saigon. She was also the singing voice of Jas
Giant crocodiles of the past may still be stalking the earth. Experts provide evidence of past crocodiles much larger than those roaming the earth today. Short, one minute clip.