The Landgrabbers: The New Fight Over Who Owns The Earth [Audio]
Speaker(s): Fred Pearce, Professor Anthony Hall, Dr Charles Palmer | ‘Land grabbing’ has been described as the most profound ethical, environmental, economic and social issue in the world today. Financial speculation and concerns over food security are driving the acquisition of vast areas of land by foreign entities from beneath the feet of its occupiers in Africa, South-east Asia, South America and Eastern Europe. This debate examines the relative impact of land grabbing on the lives of po
What do Crime and Diseases Have in Common and How Does This Help Us Predict Future Locations of Crim
Predicting where burglaries are most likely to take place is harder than you might think, even for police officers. This lecture looks at how work at the UCL Jill Dando Institute of Crime Science has shown that crime tends to follow the same patterns in time and space as communicable diseases, and can be studied in the same way. A crime mapping system developed at the institute enables police officers to more accurately predict when and where crime will most likely occur. Lecture given on 14 No
Pascal Lamy, Director General of the World Trade Organisation.
Pascal Lamy, Director-General of the World Trade Organisation presents a public lecture on: 'The Role of the Multilateral Trading System in the Recent Economic Crisis'. The lecture was chaired by Richard Lambert, Chancellor of the University of Warwick.
21L.704 Studies in Poetry - British Poetry and the Sciences of the Mind (MIT)
Do poems think? Recurrent images of the poet as an inspired lunatic, and of poetry as a fundamentally irrational art, have often fostered an understanding of poets and their work as generally extraneous to the work of the sciences. Yet poets have long reflected upon and have sought to embody in their work the most elementary processes of mind, and have frequently drawn for these representations on the very sciences to which they are thought to stand - and sometimes do genuinely stand - in opposi
Learn about the Jamestown Colony in Jamestown, Virginia. The first colonists to come to America survived....learn how!
Hoffman's death was acute drug intoxication; Kutcher, Kunis reportedly engaged
The day's top showbiz news and headlines including Philip Seymour Hoffman's cause of death is recorded as acute drug intoxication, Ashton Kutcher and Mila Kunis are reportedly engaged, and rain dampens the Oscar red carpet. Bob Mezan reports. Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe More Breaking News: http://smarturl.it/BreakingNews Reuters tells the world's stories like no one else. As the largest international multimedia news provider, Reuters provides coverage around the globe and ac
Learn French - Les Voitures (Cars)
The instructor recites various cars in French. This video has words spoken by a native speaker accompanied by appropriate images. It is well-produced with clear sound. Each image is also accompanied by the French caption.
6.450 Principles of Digital Communications I (MIT)
The course serves as an introduction to the theory and practice behind many of today's communications systems. 6.450 forms the first of a two-course sequence on digital communication. The second class, 6.451, is offered in the spring. Topics covered include: digital communications at the block diagram level, data compression, Lempel-Ziv algorithm, scalar and vector quantization, sampling and aliasing, the Nyquist criterion, PAM and QAM modulation, signal constellations, finite-energy waveform sp
Woordpakketten : Spelling zesde leerjaar Alle woordpakketten spelling bij de methode Tijd voor Taal 6de leerjaar.
Alle woordpakketten spelling bij de methode Tijd voor Taal 6de leerjaar.
Maccabees, Part 3
This is an animated biography of the Macabees from the Discovery Channel Education series. This series is aimed at older elementary school children.
Erin Manning en entrevue avec Le Devoir
In this interview with Le Devoir, Erin Manning, Professor in the Faculty of Fine Arts and Director of Sense Lab, discusses the intersection between art practice and philosophy through the matrix of the sensing body in movement.
Survey of London: volumes 43 and 44 - Poplar, Blackwall and Isle of Dogs
The dockland parish of All Saints’, Poplar, encompasses the ancient hamlet of Poplar itself, the old shipbuilding centre of Blackwall, and the former industrial districts of Millwall and Cubitt Town. Poplar’s story is one of development and redevelopment on both the grand and the comparatively small scale, driven in the nineteenth century by mercantile interests and manufacturing, and after the Second World War by de-industrialization and the obsolescence of the Thames-side docks. The East a
Art Depicting Children
This video is set to beautiful music and shows Master works of Art depicting children. There is no text or naration to describe the images or to state the artist that created the image. A PowerPoint type presentation. (2:26)
The Seven Sacraments - Part #3
Video discusses the seven sacraments. Discusses that the sacraments are the Grace of God.
Calculus: Derivatives 0
Suitable for high school students. Part 0: The definition of a derivative. Seasoned math instructor demonstates on white board. Uses colored markers for clarification.
Authors@Google: Justin Locke
Justin Locke, author and former bass player for the Boston Pops, visits Google Cambridge to discuss his book, "Principles of Applied Stupidity." From the book's description: "How often have you seen someone fail to move ahead in life because they were afraid of facing the unknown? How often have you seen someone endlessly seek guidance and expertise, and never actually act? The belief that we must become fully knowledgeable (and certified by others) BEFORE moving ahead is a great disincentive t
12.472 Building Earth-like Planets: From Nebular Gas to Ocean Worlds (MIT)
This course covers examination of the state of knowledge of planetary formation, beginning with planetary nebulas and continuing through accretion (from gas, to dust, to planetesimals, to planetary embryos, to planets). It also includes processes of planetary differentiation, crust formation, atmospheric degassing, and surface water condensation. This course has integrated discussions of compositional and physical processes, based upon observations from our solar system and from exoplanets. Focu
2008.03.14 - Mac Administration - CUPS (Audio)
This podcast episode covers Common UNIX Print System (CUPS)
Bipolar resistive switching in oxide-based memory cells (Part 2)
By: icamvid Bipolar resistive switching in oxide-based memory cells (Part 2) - María José Sánchez EPICO 2012 - Electric Pulsed Induced Changes in Oxides (3556) December 12 – December 14, 2012 Buenos Aires, Argentina
Tag Team | Library Lab
Generalizes the tools on which Open Access Tracking Project (OATP) is built so that they can support real-time classification and alert services for any topic whatsoever.