Leadership in crisis – where are the heroes?
In a globalised world dominated by financial woes, where are the leaders who will be our salvation? Three INSEAD professors give their views on the problems these leaders face and why they may be failing.
TALAT Lecture 3206: The Feeding of Castings
This lecture provides an introduction to the techniques used to compensate for the solidification shrinkage of castings. The students will be able to understand the basic principles of how to design a feeder system to produce a shrinkage-free casting. Basic knowledge of castings production, basic physics and metallurgy background is assumed.
U.S. Day Ahead: Bernanke defends bank's "Twist"
Sept. 27 - In Bernanke's first appearance since the Fed announced its "Operation Twist," the chairman may be asked some tough questions after he delivers a speech on emerging markets at a conference in Cleveland, Ohio.
Greek protesters scuffle with police after crucial tax vote
Sept. 27 - Greek protesters scuffle with police who respond with tear gas outside parliament after deputies pass an unpopular tax measure as part of the government's austerity program. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).
First, Do No Harm
Restoration presents a paradox when repairing old instruments could mean erasing their stories. Conservator John Watson walks the fine line.
Prisms and Rainbows
Our eyes and brain interpret the simple mixing of only 3 colors of light (red, green, and blue) as white. The students were able to confirm this in the last lesson. In this lesson students will develop the understanding that "white" light from the Sun and "white" light from an artificial light source is a full range of colors from red to violet. Students will also learn how droplets of water function as prisms to separate this full range of colors into rainbows.
Genetic Neurobiology, Fall 2002
Deals with the specific functions of neurons, the interactions of neurons in development, and the organization of neuronal ensembles to produce behavior, by functional analysis of mutations and molecular analysis of their genes. Concentrates on work with nematodes, fruit flies, mice, and humans.
Pre-K 3 Hula Hoops Explore Time
Anders Fogh Rasmussen on NATO
The secretary general of NATO on successes in Libya, the role of America and pooling resources to buy expensive kit
Anti-Gaddafi military commander honored in Tripoli
Sept. 29 - In Tripoli, they fired into the air -- a salute to a senior military commander killed in Bani Walid. Deborah Gembara reports.
Ampliación de Matemáticas (2011)
En esta asignatura, se trata de que los alumnos completen los conocimientos en matemática aplicada: a saber: Integración en varias dimensiones, teoría de campos, ecuaciones diferenciales, transformadas de Fourier y de Laplace, finalmente se completan los conocimientos de Estadística adquiridos por los alumnos en la asignatura de Métodos Matemáticos. Aplicaremos estos conocimientos a la resolución de problemas de la física y de la técnica de los cuales hay una gran abundancia de ejer
Introducción a la Contabilidad (2011)
En esta asignatura se pretenden 3 objetivos fundamentales: (1) Importancia de la contabilidad como SISTEMA DE INFORMACIÓN completo y eficaz de la economía en general y de los negocios en particular. (2) Presentación de los CONCEPTOS BÁSICOS y la METODOLOGÍA que permitirán avanzar con seguridad en la técnica contable. (3) El método contable, la TEORÍA DE CUENTAS y la presentación del derecho contable español con especial referencia al Nuevo Plan General de Contabilidad.
German Heritage Day 2011
A Kid's History of the Ukulele
Meet John Ramsey, the owner of Palm Tree Ukuleles, and learn about the origins of the ukelele, how they are made, and ways to learn to play the instrument in this video. ( 6:09)
Obama must match word & deed to restore confidence: Suskind
Sept. 30 - "Confidence Men" author Ron Suskind says that polling data shows that the drop in President Barack Obama's approval rating coincides with the gap between his rhetoric and the accomplishment of deeds.
New York student brings new energy to bike design
Sept. 30 - A 22-year old college graduate in New York has adapted hybrid car technology to a bicycle, using a fly-wheel to store energy generated by the brakes for use when the riding gets tough. Maxwell von Stein's flywheel bicycle redistributes energy to help the rider increase speed with maximum efficiency. Sharon Reich reports.
China's "bumpy" ride an opportunity for some, says JPMorgan
Oct. 3 - A "bumpy" economic outlook could lead to a rate cut in China, but some investors see a chance to buy, especially in real estate and infrastructure, says JP Morgan's head of institutional strategy.
Banking the underbanked
By meeting the special financial needs of the working poor, an innovative credit union in San José helps lift a community out of poverty