INFO2009 Wald's World Group Poster
INFO2009 Wald's World Group Poster - Christopher Bromfield and John Crawford and Christopher Dale and Tom Pearson-Chisman and Alexander Webb Keywords:INFO2009
Lecture 25 - 11/19/2010
An introduction to Authentic World drug calculations
An introduction to Authentic World drug calculations - Kay Townsend and Adam Warren Keywords:drug calculation
Allocation of Authentic World usernames via student portal
Allocation of Authentic World usernames via student portal - Kay Townsend Keywords:UNSPECIFIED
"Feeling the Heat: Simmering National Security Threats"
A talk by Anthony Lake, former National Security Advisor (1993–97) and Distinguished Professor in the Practice of Diplomacy, Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service at Georgetown University. From the World Beyond the Headlines Series.
Annual Technology Day Report 2010
Note: This video has some audio problems, which get resolved early on with some help from an audience member, presumed to be a Course VI alum.
MIT President Susan Hockfield delivers a general update on the Institute to MIT Alumni gathered in Kresge for the annual Technology Day event.
Focusing first on everyo
A new degree programme that breaks the mould Virtual Maths Data Handling - Light Meter tool The Art of Structural Design: A Swiss Legacy Foreign Policy and the Next U.S. Administration Education Nation: Six Leading Edges of Innovation in Our Schools Toward India 2020: Challenges and Opportunities Lunch with a Laureate: Richard Schrock Airline Safety and the Electoral College The Art of Science Television Power Shift in the Global Economy Russia is Back: Jenifer Hart Memorial Lecture High tractive power wall-climbing robot World Resources 2008 : Roots of resilience : growing the wealth of the poor 4.4 Historical note on the Euler characteristic
Julian Birkinshaw, Deputy Dean of Programmes, discusses the new Masters in Management degree programme that will welcome students from around the world for its first intake in August 2009
Light Meter simulation tool
Bridges serve a utilitarian purpose, but they should also please the eye. David P. Billington celebrates an influential group of Swiss structural engineers who forged a tradition of bridge-building in the 20th century that united form and function with unprecedented grace. His lecture describes the offerings of an exhibit at the MIT Museu
After tuning in closely to the presidential campaign, these panelists don’t discern worlds of difference in the candidates’ approaches to foreign policy. But the speakers convey key concerns and offer words of advice to the next U.S. president.
Barry Posen is interested in the future of U.S. grand strategy, by which he means our plan for achiev
The daily news is full of stories about failing schools, as well as those undergoing miraculous rescues. But there are also schools that have devised innovative and constructive practices that are worth studying and emulating, according to Milton Chen of The George Lucas Educational Foundation. The Foundation has been documenting n
People sometimes ask Montek Singh Ahluwalia questions loaded with “aspirational objectives,” such as when India will “get rid of poverty.” Few are as well equipped to respond as Ahluwalia, one of the architects of India’s breathtaking economic transformation.
The current income of an average Indian cit
Growing up in Indiana, exploring the local woods and pit where fossils were found, Richard Schrock early on became interested in the natural world. He was captivated by the way things worked. When he was eight, his older brother gave him a chemistry set and he knew that was what he wanted to do. “Like many things, you slide i
Somehow Arnold Barnett manages to massage the subject of airline accidents into a breezy and sometimes comforting talk on statistical probabilities. In decades of research, he has taken firm hold of the metrics of measuring mortality in flight. While there are many ways of looking at the grim numbers, Barnett has de
Paula Apsell, NOVA's senior executive producer laments the sad state of science journalism and discusses how NOVA is more essential than ever. In a world where the public understanding of science is diminishing, she makes a strong case for NOVA's tradition of depth and substance, tackling the most pressing issues in sc
The 2008 Oxford University Society Lecture in which Professor Woods talks about the shift in Global Economic Power from private companies in the developed world to national companies in developing countries
Professor MacFarlane gives a talk about modern Russia; from the fall of the Berlin Wall to today; including the rise of Vladimir Putin, the conflict between Chechnya, alleged human rights violations and Russia's relationship with the rest of the world
There are a lot of tasks in building construction and maintenance which demand either the carriage of heavy technological equipment along vertical and sloping surfaces and/or provision for force technological operations on such surfaces For example, surface cleaning or grinding by automatic equipment, the mounting of expansion bolts and anchors by drilling or by driving in. Additionally surface inspection by heavy measuring devices and the painting of big construction areas are difficult and exp
This website provides access to "Roots of resilience : growing the wealth of the poor", the World Resources Report 2008, which examines the potential to scale up environmental income to assist the global, rural poor. The report was prepared by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), the World Bank, and the World Resources Institute. The report can be downloaded in its entirety or as individual chapters and is available as PDF files.
Surfaces are a special class of topological spaces that crop up in many places in the world of mathematics. In this unit, you will learn to classify surfaces and will be introduced to such concepts as homeomorphism, orientability, the Euler characteristic and the Classification Theorum.
Virtual Maths Data Handling - Light Meter tool
The Art of Structural Design: A Swiss Legacy
Foreign Policy and the Next U.S. Administration
Education Nation: Six Leading Edges of Innovation in Our Schools
Toward India 2020: Challenges and Opportunities
Lunch with a Laureate: Richard Schrock
Airline Safety and the Electoral College
The Art of Science Television
Power Shift in the Global Economy
Russia is Back: Jenifer Hart Memorial Lecture
High tractive power wall-climbing robot
World Resources 2008 : Roots of resilience : growing the wealth of the poor
4.4 Historical note on the Euler characteristic