7.1 Worries about security of credit card and personal data
The Internet is intrinsically an insecure medium (for example, sending an unencrypted email is like sending a postcard through the mail – people equipped with the right equipment might be able to monitor communications that flow across the Net and read their content). So naturally people are concerned about whether to entrust their credit card details to an online store. And on the vendor's side, there is always concern about identity theft – i.e. the problem of knowing whether the person
Peter Galison - Great Teachers
Is time defined by physics, or fundamentally technology, or philosophy? Peter Galison discusses the historical context of Einstein's discoveries and how they have affected modern notions of time and space.
Peter Galison is the Joseph Pellegrino University Professor in the Department of the History of Science, and the Department of Physics. Galison's work explores the complex interaction between three principal subcultures of twentieth century physics -- experimentation, instrumentation, and the
Cassini Mission of Saturn
Dr. Linda Spilker from the Jet Propulsion Laboratory talks about NASA's Cassini satellite mission studying the planet Saturn. The project is now in its second extension and has made amazing discoveries about the planet, its rings, and its moons Titan and Enceladus.
Open Classroom - 4/4/12 #5 Q&A
Food and American Society an Urban Perspective
Topic for 4/4/12: Food and Health: The Obesity Epidemic
Katy Tucker - Professor of Health Sciences and Director, Boston Puerto Rican Health Study
Richard Daynard - Professor of Law and Director, Public Health Advocacy Institute, Northeastern University
Alan Meyers - Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Boston University School of Medicine
The Open Classroom Policy Series is a graduate-level public policy seminar that is open to the public
Check out the new Windows Phones!
Today we announced the pricing and availability of two highly anticipated new Windows Phones, the Nokia Lumia 900 and the HTC Titan II. Take a look at what the new Windows Phones have to offer...
The Nuclear Test Ban Treaty (1963) of the Cold War lead to the launching of several satellites to detect nuclear energy blasts. Satellites did detect blasts, not from the earth or our moon as expected, but from random places all over the sky. This segment from Swift: Eyes through Time covers the accidental discovery of gamma-ray bursts and the 30-plus years quest to understand them. (3:50)
Meet Tim Judah: Will Scotland Withdraw from the U.K.?
Learn more: http://pulitzercenter.org/projects/united-kingdom-scotland-independence-referendum-european-union-nuclear-security-nato-scottish-national-party
In recent news, the Scottish government have announced plans for a referendum concerning their independence from the United Kingdom in the next couple of years. Pulitzer Center grantee Tim Judah travels to Scotland to report on the future of the country as a part of the United Kingdom, as well as the European Union. The possible shift in the
Is There A Crisis in Public Education? Address by Diane Ravitch
On April 10, 2012, The University of Notre Dame hosted Diane Ravitch, Research Professor of Education at New York University, for an address titled "Is There a Crisis in Public Education?" as a part of the 2011-12 Notre Dame Forum.
The 2011-12 Notre Dame Forum, "Reimagining School: To Nurture the Soul of a Nation," is a yearlong discussion to explore the profound and challenging questions that shape the national debate about K--12 education, which has a dramatic impact on the future of American
Amendment One: Voting on Marriage in North Carolina
On May 8th, North Carolina residents will vote on Amendment One, which proposes adding a clause to the state constitution that would define marriage as being only between a man and a woman.
Janie Long, director of Duke's Center for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender Life (LGBT), opposes the amendment and is concerned about how its passage might affect Duke students and families. Long, a 1981 graduate of Duke Divinity School, has served as the director of the LGBT center since 2006.
Open Classroom - 4/11/12 #1 Chris Bosso
Food and American Society an Urban Perspective
Topic for 4/11/12: Food and Health: Changing Lifestyles
Walter Willet, Professor of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health
Susan Roberts, Professor of Nutrition, Tufts University
Sara Baer-Sinnott, President, Oldways
Mary Jo Meisner, Vice President, and Allison Bauer, Program Director, The Boston Foundation
The Open Classroom Policy Series is a graduate-level public policy seminar that is open to the public. Each semester, the Schoo
Inside Windows Phone #36 | The Rowi Guys
This week we spoke to Erik Porter and Nathan Heskew, the developers of the popular Twitter client for Windows Phone, Rowi. They walked us through their app and gave us a lot of insight into what goes into building a world class Windows Phone application.
Here are some links to related information.
Rowi on the Windows Phone Marketplace; Author(s):
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