15.810 Introduction to Marketing (MIT)
This course is an introduction to the theory and application of marketing. Marketing topics covered include Customer needs, Company skills, Competition, Collaborators, and Context in marketing and product development (5C's). The course combines cases, discussions, and readings to provide a mix of integrating concepts and hands-on problem solving.
18.433 Combinatorial Optimization (MIT)
Combinatorial Optimization provides a thorough treatment of linear programming and combinatorial optimization. Topics include network flow, matching theory, matroid optimization, and approximation algorithms for NP-hard problems.
14.12 Economic Applications of Game Theory (MIT)
Game Theory is a misnomer for Multiperson Decision Theory, the analysis of situations in which payoffs to agents depend on the behavior of other agents. It involves the analysis of conflict, cooperation, and (tacit) communication. Game theory has applications in several fields, such as economics, politics, law, biology, and computer science. In this course, I will introduce the basic tools of game theoretic analysis. In the process, I will outline some of the many applications of game theory, pr
18.904 Seminar in Topology (MIT)
In this course, students present and discuss the subject matter with faculty guidance. Topics presented by the students include the fundamental group and covering spaces. Instruction and practice in written and oral communication are provided to the students.
Lower Intermediate S6 #5 - Japanese Calculations and Good Conversation
Learn Japanese with JapanesePod101.com! A trip to the gym in Japan isn’t in the cards for you today: you just got your workout by lifting box after box of heavy produce at the Japanese greengrocer. You pause to add up the various weights you’ve lifted, and your calculations come to more than a thousand pounds! [...]
11.701 Introduction to Planning and Institutional Processes in Developing Countries (MIT)
This introductory course is structured to cultivate the key sensibilities necessary for effective planning practice in newly industrializing countries. The word "sensibility" refers to an awareness of key developmental issues, interdependent causalities, and anticipated as well as unanticipated consequences of social action which mark most planning efforts. In cultivating such sensibilities, this course will use examples from varying institutional settings, ranging from the local to the internat
8.324 Relativistic Quantum Field Theory II (MIT)
This course is the second course of the quantum field theory trimester sequence beginning with Relativistic Quantum Field Theory I (8.323) and ending with Relativistic Quantum Field Theory III (8.325). It develops in depth some of the topics discussed in 8.323 and introduces some advanced material. Topics include functional path integrals, renormalization and renormalization groups, quantization of nonabelian gauge theories, BRST symmetry, renormalization and symmetry breaking, critical exponent
Doomed soldiers : Polish underground soldiers 1944-1963 : the untold story
The website "The Doomed Soldiers. Polish Underground Soldiers 1944-1936: The Untold Story" is a project dedicated to the Polish Underground organisations that fought against the Nazi and Soviet occupations. There are several sections: Historical Background; Soldiers; and Units and Operations. The Historical Background offers a vast array of information on the anticommunist armed fight in the underground. Numerous cases are described, with contemporary official documents; propaganda; press releas
8.321 Quantum Theory I (MIT)
8.321 is the first semester of a two-semester subject on quantum theory, stressing principles. Topics covered include: Hilbert spaces, observables, uncertainty relations, eigenvalue problems and methods for solution thereof, time-evolution in the Schrodinger, Heisenberg, and interaction pictures, connections between classical and quantum mechanics, path integrals, quantum mechanics in EM fields, angular momentum, time-independent perturbation theory, density operators, and quantum measurement.
3.320 Atomistic Computer Modeling of Materials (SMA 5107) (MIT)
This course uses the theory and application of atomistic computer simulations to model, understand, and predict the properties of real materials. Specific topics include: energy models from classical potentials to first-principles approaches; density functional theory and the total-energy pseudopotential method; errors and accuracy of quantitative predictions: thermodynamic ensembles, Monte Carlo sampling and molecular dynamics simulations; free energy and phase transitions; fluctuations and tra
Sugata Mitra: The child-driven education
Education scientist Sugata Mitra tackles one of the greatest problems of education -- the best teachers and schools don't exist where they're needed most. In a series of real-life experiments from New Delhi to South Africa to Italy, he gave kids self-supervised access to the web and saw results that could revolutionize how people think about teaching. This 17 minute video has ramifications for teachers in that he is advocating empowering students.
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The Giant Redwood Trees of the Pacific Northwest
Science writer Richard Preston (author of The Hot Zone) talks about some of the most enormous living beings on the planet, the giant trees of the US Pacific Northwest - the coast redwood tree. Growing from a tiny seed, they support vast ecosystems -- and are still, largely, a mystery. Run time 19:28.
STS.042J Einstein, Oppenheimer, Feynman: Physics in the 20th Century (MIT)
This class explores the changing roles of physics and physicists during the 20th century. Topics range from relativity theory and quantum mechanics to high-energy physics and cosmology. The course also examines the development of modern physics within shifting institutional, cultural, and political contexts, such as physics in Imperial Britain, Nazi Germany, U.S. efforts during World War II, and physicists' roles during the Cold War.
The Shapes Song
This short video clip includes a great song to introduce shapes. triangles, circles, and squares, in every day life.(1:48)
Restoring a bank's reputation
Alessandro Profumo, Chairman of Italy's Monte Dei Paschi Di Siena Bank explains his role in restoring the bank's reputation, ensuring profitability, improve customer experience, encourage transparency and more.
Tocqueville's New Political Science: Address by Professor Harvey Mansfield
Professor Mansfield discusses Tocquevillian political theory and its intrinsic connection to practice.
National Climate Data of Federal State Styria, Basic Data 1989, Austria