MAS.963 Ambient Intelligence (MIT)
This course focuses on Ambient Intelligence, and how it envisions a world where people are surrounded by intelligent and intuitive interfaces embedded in the everyday objects around them. These interfaces recognize and respond to the presence and behavior of an individual in a personalized and relevant way. Students are required to do extensive literary research on the subject and participate in class discussions.
17.433 International Relations of East Asia (MIT)
The aim of this lecture course is to introduce and analyze the international relations of East Asia. With four great powers, three nuclear weapons states and two of the world's largest economies, East Asia is one of the most dynamic and consequential regions in world politics. During the Cold War, East Asia witnessed intense competition and conflict between the superpowers and among the states in the region. In the post-Cold War era, the region has been an engine of the global economy while unde
Prepare to Lead: The Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies at JHU
We welcome you to discover Johns Hopkins SAIS during this 11-minute video. Through the voices of our students, faculty and graduates, you will learn more about one of the country's leading graduate schools of international affairs. Those featured in the video share their insights about our academic programs and life outside the classroom at SAIS's three campuses around the world.
Report from Damascus
Learn more: http://pulitzercenter.org/projects/middle-east-syria-assad-politics-religion-arab-springs-uprising-revolt-alawites-christians Correspondent Reese Erlich reports from Damascus on the growing sectarian divide and future prospects for peace. This report is part of the Pulitzer Center sponsored project: "How Assad Hangs On"
0-20: Counting in Spanish
Numbers 0-20 are being counted in spanish.
Office of International Studies Programs - Overview
This office administers over 40 programs and over five summer programs in 20 countries and ensures that every participating student come to understand their potential as leaders in a global world through exposure to international academics, research, and cultural engagement.
Number systems and the rules for combining numbers can be daunting. This unit will help you to understand the detail of rational and real numbers, complex numbers and integers. You will also be introduced to modular arithmetic and the concept of a relation between elements of a set.
Using Redis Cache in ASP.NET with Pranav Rastogi In this video Pranav shows us how to use an Azure Redis cache in our asp.net applications. It literally takes a little more than 2 minutes. I was so blown away with how easy it is to use this kind of advanced caching in our web applications. If you would to view any of the other videos in the series, here are the three interviews in order:
In this video Pranav shows us how to use an Azure Redis cache in our asp.net applications. It literally takes a little more than 2 minutes. I was so blown away with how easy it is to use this kind of advanced caching in our web applications.
If you would to view any of the other videos in the series, here are the three interviews in order:
Spartan Sagas: Sharon Buursma
Sharon Buursma, a 1965 alumna of MSU's College of Nursing, thanks her Spartan education for opening doors to leadership opportunities in her career. To Buursma-whose mother, father, and brother all attended Michigan State-being a Spartan is about a high academic reputation and creating a Spartan legacy. "It's my time to give back, and I'm really enjoying leaving a legacy her for others to follow." Spartans--alumni, students, faculty, and staff. Have your own Spartan Saga to share? Go to htt
Penn Leads the Vote
Penn Leads the Vote, a nonpartisan student organization at the University of Pennsylvania held an Election Day march and rally on College Green November 2, 2010. PLTV students and Penn cheerleaders escorted Penn President Amy Gutmann to her polling place to vote. They operated a "war room" call center to reach out to registered student voters. Late that evening after the polls closed, a trio of PLTV co-executive directors was interviewed on BBC World News America. PLTV is based in the Fox Lea
Beginner S6 #2 - Impress Others with Your Formal Japanese
Learn Japanese with JapanesePod101.com! All your hard work on your resumé and cover letters has paid off: you just landed your first job interview in Japan! But what if you aren’t as good in Japanese in person as you are on paper? What will you do to impress this Japanese employer? You need to [...]
Episode 117: Flavors of democracy: United States' ambitions in the Middle East Political analyst Prof James Piscatori explains why the efforts by the United States to promote democracy in the Middle East may not result in the type of democracy Washington wants. With host Jennifer Cook. James Pi Boko Haram 'leader' claims attack on Nigerian town End of the Slave Trade: An Interview with Adam Rothman The Rise of China: An Interview with Nancy Bernkopf Tucker Caplan on the Myth of the Rational Voter Easterly on Growth, Poverty, and Aid Graham on Start-ups, Innovation, and Creativity Ritholtz on Bailouts, the Fed, and the Crisis Munger on Love, Money, Profits, and Non-profits
Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe The purported leader of Boko Haram claims in a new video that his fighters were behind the attack on a Nigerian town that killed scores of civilians. Yiming Woo reports. Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe More Breaking News: http://smarturl.it/BreakingNews Reuters tells the world's stories like no one else. As the largest international multimedia news provider, Reuters provides coverage around the globe and across topics including bus
History professor Adam Rothman discusses the 200th anniversary of the end of the world wide slave trade and his book which traces the trafficking of slaves from Africa to North and South America.
History professor Nancy Bernkopf Tucker discusses the rapid rise of China to the world stage from hosting the 2008 Olympics to the crises in Tibet to debt policy with the United States.
Bryan Caplan, of George Mason University and blogger at EconLog, talks about his book, The Myth of the Rational Voter: Why Democracies Choose Bad Policies. Caplan argues that democracies work well in giving voters what they want but unfortunately, what voters want isn't particularly wise, especially when it comes to economic policy. He outlines a series of systematic biases we often have on economic topics and explains why we have little or no incentive to improve our understanding of the world
William Easterly of NYU talks about why some nations escape poverty while others do not, why aid almost always fails to create growth, and what can realistically be done to help the poorest people in the world.
Paul Graham, essayist, programmer and partner in the y-combinator talks with EconTalk host Russ Roberts about start-ups, innovation, and creativity. Graham draws on his experience as entrepreneur and investor to discuss the current state of the start-up world and how that world has changed due to improved technology that makes it easier to start a software company. Graham talks about his unusual venture firm, the y-combinator, and how he and his partners work with start-ups to get them ready for
Barry Ritholtz, author of Bailout Nation: How Greed and Easy Money Corrupted Wall Street and Shook the World Economy, talks with EconTalk host Russ Roberts about the history of bailouts in recent times, beginning with Lockheed and Chrysler in the 1970s and continuing through the current financial crisis. In addition to the government role in aiding ailing companies, Ritholtz also looks at the role of the Fed in discouraging prudence through its efforts to keep asset prices and the stock market a
Mike Munger of Duke University talks with EconTalk host Russ Roberts about the world of profit, money, love, gifts, and incentives. What motivates people, self-interest or altruism? Both obviously. But how do these forces interact with each other? Does relying on one always provide a stronger incentive than the other? Do charities, for-profit businesses or government agencies do a better job providing a good or service? Munger and Roberts have a wide-ranging discussion across these issues includ
Political analyst Prof James Piscatori explains why the efforts by the United States to promote democracy in the Middle East may not result in the type of democracy Washington wants. With host Jennifer Cook.
Boko Haram 'leader' claims attack on Nigerian town
End of the Slave Trade: An Interview with Adam Rothman
The Rise of China: An Interview with Nancy Bernkopf Tucker
Caplan on the Myth of the Rational Voter
Easterly on Growth, Poverty, and Aid
Graham on Start-ups, Innovation, and Creativity
Ritholtz on Bailouts, the Fed, and the Crisis
Munger on Love, Money, Profits, and Non-profits