Using Computation to Validate Predictability of Materials Models
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1.7.4: Is a picture worth a thousand words?
This unit looks at a wide variety of ways of comparing prices and the construction of a price index. You will also look at the Retail Price Index (RPI) and the Consumer Price Index (CPI), indices used by the UK Government to calculate the percentage by which prices in general have risen over any given period. You wil also look at the important statistical and mathematical ideas that contribute to the construction of a price index.
People in Business
Fact-sheet discussing the importance of managing relationships in a business, with each of the key groupings then being analyzed individually.
Working in PDF Portfolios
This video explains how to work in a PDF Portfolio in Acrobat X Pro.
Introduction People have always communicated with each other – initially by face-to-face communication through gestures and sounds, then over a distance through written messages and signals in the form of fires, lights or flags. Technology, for instance in the form of electrical signals, has reduced many of the limitations of distance. Communication networks have become very important, and modern society depends on them for the smooth operation of economic and social activities. In this unit we regard a
People have always communicated with each other – initially by face-to-face communication through gestures and sounds, then over a distance through written messages and signals in the form of fires, lights or flags. Technology, for instance in the form of electrical signals, has reduced many of the limitations of distance. Communication networks have become very important, and modern society depends on them for the smooth operation of economic and social activities. In this unit we regard a
Alien Ink Graphic Novel
Alien Ink Graphic Novel
The Verdict: did Labour change Britain?
We've had Mandelson's memoirs, Blair's book and Brown biographies: in this lecture Polly Toynbee and David Walker look at what the Labour government in power from 1997 meant for people's lives by charting what it accomplished. Polly Toynbee is an author and a political and social commentator for the Guardian. David Walker edits Public and was formerly chief leader writer of the Independent. They are co-authors of The Verdict: Did Labour Change Britain?
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Algebra and Telescopes
NASA Connect Segment discovering algebra and how algebra is used in telescopes. Explores Galileo's fifteenth century telescope and the Milkyway Galaxy. (05:02)
Arte y cultura popular
This unit is designed to develop your knowledge and understanding of Spanish-speaking societies and cultures and extend the practical skills of listening, speaking, reading and writing. You will examine the world of Spanish and Latin-American art and explore the difference between art and craft.
Breakingviews: Dimon vs Weill
July 30 - Jeffrey Goldfarb and Antony Currie discuss the subtext of Jamie Dimon's management shakeup at JPMorgan given his former mentor Sandy Weill's recent comments about breaking up banks.
Will To Lead Campaign Announcement Event Recap - July 20th, 2012
GS-13: Saving files
Learn why it's important to save early and save often. In this video, photographer Jan Kabili shows you how to save your files in Photoshop Elements. Use with either Photoshop Elements version 7 or 8.
Monkeys Travel to Space
On May 28, 1959, in an experiment that would lead the way to manned space flight, the United States launched two monkeys to an altitude of 300 miles. In this video clip, A Voice of America news report details the travels of the two primates who survived the space flight and were the first in history to return safely to Earth. (2:00)
Reuters Today: World's growth engine barely growing at all
Aug. 1 - China's factory PMI down to an eight-month low, barely registering growth, as the euro zone debt crisis pours pessimism over Asia's powerhouse manufacturing centres
Distance Education: OERs and Social Inclusion
This special issue explores open educational resources (OER) and the ways in which they can be used to support social inclusion, one of the key challenges that needs to be addressed in today's technologically rich digital environment. OER research is now moving beyond the creation of OER repositories to consideration of how they can be used effectively. Articles in this freely accessible journal address OER in higher education, the role of national and institutional policy with respect to wideni
wisskomm wochenschau 3/08
German vodcast about science communications. Diese Woche aus aktuellem Anlass über das deutsche "Jahr der Mathematik". Interviews mit Prof. Günter M. Ziegler (Deutschen Mathematiker Vereinigung, DMV), Christoph Drösser (Die ZEIT) Dr. Herbert Münder (Wissenschaft im Dialog, WiD), Dr. Klaus Kinkel (Deutschen Telekom Stiftung) und Barbara Meier (Mathematikstudentin und "Germanys Next Topmodel"). Unser Fundstück der Woche: Der Auftritt des "Mathemagician" Arthur Benjamin bei den TED-talks.Die W
wisskomm wochenschau 1/08
German vodcast about science communications. Diese Woche unter anderem über die Stadt der Wissenschaft 2008, Humor beim BMJ, der von Journalisten nicht verstanden wird, von Bloggern aber wohl, die Ausschreibung des neuen Holtzbrinck-Preises, ein Symposium in Wien, "Hollywood Science" bei Arte, dem deutschen "Astronomy Picture of the Day", das "Nature"-Archiv und Carl Sagan als Wissenschaftsvermittler (Die Serie "Cosmos" bei stage6 teilweise online).Die Wisskomm Wochenschau ist eine Gemeinschaft