UW 360: November 2010
In the November episode of UW 360, family game night takes on a new twist as people of all ages help science while playing computer games that fold proteins into intricate shapes. Foldit, a game created by UW professors Zoran Popovic, David Baker and others, takes advantage of human abilities combined with computers to solve problems better than either can do alone. The spotlight shines on the little-known Husky ice hockey team, almost fully self-supported, who play for love of the game and the
Leadership: Nature or Nurture
Some of the world's most effective leaders have also been the greatest destroyers of life, societies and wealth. And yet another person with similar leadership qualities – high energy, intelligence, charisma, charm – guides an organization through conflict or catastrophe to success and becomes an admired icon of "doing it right." What role do education, mentorship and life experience play in an admired leader's development? We explore this question with local leaders such as John Yokoyama, o
Coag’s Future – Testing for Thrombotic Risk using Thrombin Generation and Microparticle Flow Cyt
Dr. Wayne Chandler of the University of Washington reviews the current status of assays to predict the risk of thrombosis in patients and presents two new assays that show promise for improving risk assessments in the future. Thrombin generation assays provide an integrated measure of venous thrombotic risk. Plasma microparticle assays indicate risk of arterial thrombosis and cancer associated thrombosis. (Series: Laboratory Medicine Grand Rounds)
Husky Basketball Media Day 2010
The Husky basketball teams prepare for the full-court press during Husky Media Day for the 2010-2011 season. Coaches Lorenzo Romar and Tia Jackson give an overview of their teams’ improvements during the off-season and what to expect come game time. Also, hear from standout players on what makes the Huskies the team to beat this year.
News: All in the Family (Judy Woodruff/Al Hunt)
Host Al Page speaks with the wife-husband team of Judy Woodruff, news correspondent to the MacNeil-Lehrer News Hour and host of Frontline, and Al Hunt, Washington Bureau Chief for The Wall Street Journal. They debate the differences in newspaper reporting versus television reporting, which writing styles lend themselves more easily to the different media forms, and the context and significance of news reporting. They also discuss how journalist's personalities come into play, the role of subject
Views on American Television (Bruce Christensen)
Host Al Page speaks with Bruce Christensen, President and CEO of the Public Broadcasting System. Mr. Christensen discusses how television has changed the life of the nation, exposed new ideas, places and people, and how he provides an alternative to commercial television. He also details television's influence on children and how television can educate children. Christensen also gives his take the future of PBS and television technologies.
Speed and Transgression (Lesley Hazleton)
Host Marcia Alvar converses with Lesley Hazleton, psychologist, journalist and author of Confessions of a Fast Woman. Ms. Hazleton describes her career change from foreign correspondent to automotive columnist/journalist. As a woman in a primarily man's field, she describes her love of fast cars and how she learned from the "inside" as a mechanic's apprentice. "Something happens inside your mind when you're in a really powerful car on a public highway," she says.
Computer Science and Engineering Distinguished Lecturer Series-A Conversation with Steve Ballmer
A Conversation with Steve Ballmer
Steve Ballmer, CEO, Microsoft Corporation
October 14, 2010, 3:30pm
Microsoft Atrium, Paul G. Allen Ctr for Computer Science & Engineering (Series: CSE Colloquia - 2010)
8.2 John Locke on Personal Identity
Part 8.2. Looks at John Locke's view of personal identity; how consciousness and 'personal history' distinguish personal identity and the idea of memory as crucial for personal identity.
8.1 Introduction to Personal Identity
Part 8.1. Introduces the concept of personal identity, what is it to be a person, whether someone is the same person over time and Leibniz's law of sameness.
ISS Update - Nov. 22, 2010
The International Space Station video update for Nov. 22, 2010.
A panel discussion on climate science and climate justice with the world 19s foremost climate scientist, Dr. James Hansen, as well as Naomi Klein, author of The Shock Doctrine: The Rise of Disaster Capitalism, and Clayton Thomas-Muller, the Indigenous Environmental Network's Tar Sands Campaigner. The event moderator is Dr. Cynthia Wesley-Esquimaux.
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TIGEROAR singing "O Holy Night"
Happy Holidays from the Clemson Alumni Association! An open-membership, nonprofit organization since its inception in 1896, the Clemson Alumni Association exists to connect you with your fellow Tigers and with your alma mater. Click on http://www.clemson.edu/alumni/ for more information on how you can become involved in helping shape Clemson's future.
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Whole group activity to practise understanding train departure times and using the 24 hour clock.
Do you suck at PowerPoint? If you are a teacher or student for that matter then I am sure you have had to face death by PowerPoint at some point sitting through hours of utter drivel both verbally and visually. Fortunately if you do suck at PowerPoint then here is help. I'd start with this little sideshow below that clearly does not suck. info2009_group1.22_poster_v0.1 Competing on the edge of chaos Developing simple rules
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In part one of a three part podcast series with Kathleen M. Eisenhardt, Donald Sull, Associate Professor of Management Practice, speaks with the Stanford Professor about simple rules and about why structure is so important in uncertain markets.
In the second in his three part podcast series with Kathleen M. Eisenhardt, Donald Sull, Associate Professor of Management Practice, speaks with the Stanford University Professor about how managers can use simple rules.
If you are a teacher or student for that matter then I am sure you have had to face death by PowerPoint at some point sitting through hours of utter drivel both verbally and visually. Fortunately if you do suck at PowerPoint then here is help. I'd start with this little sideshow below that clearly does not suck.
Competing on the edge of chaos Developing simple rules
Developing simple rules