18.310C Principles of Applied Mathematics (MIT)
Principles of Applied Mathematics is a study of illustrative topics in discrete applied mathematics including sorting algorithms, information theory, coding theory, secret codes, generating functions, linear programming, game theory. There is an emphasis on topics that have direct application in the real world. This course was recently revised to meet the MIT Undergraduate Communication Requirement (CR). It covers the same content as 18.310, but assignments are structured with an additional focu
Properties of Lead
The metal, lead, makes the world go round. From cars and airplanes to speeding bullets and tall buildings this element is found everywhere in our world. Learn more about the properties of lead that makes it so versatile. Grades 5-12. 2:56 min.
Snapshots from the Life of Edna Kearns on Vimeo
This quick sketch of snapshots from the life of Edna Buckman Kearns goes from childhood through Votes for Women or suffrage activism in New York City. Edna is best known for her suffrage campaign wagon, the "Spirit of 1776" that was used for suffrage organizing in New York City and Long Island. Suffrage Wagon News Channel celebrates women's freedom to vote. What to know more about how the 19th amendment to the US Constitution came to be? It involved long and difficult work from the Seneca Falls
Montessori Math-How to Write Numerals 0-10
This Montessori instructional video shows students how to write numbers 0-10 using a large number and a green dot. This would be a super activity for sandpaper numbers and for writing numbers in sand or shaving cream. This is a great resource for the early childhood classroom. (4:31)
Magnetic Cracked Pot
By: SirZerp The magnetic fields of a cracked pot. Note - the blue ring in the center is from having two different magnets; the bottom volume is like a large ring magnet and the top is like a cylinder magnet. The interaction between the two, top and bottom, produces the blue ring eddy of flux. Also a capacitor with horizontal plates has the same field values as a vertical aligned magnet. In other words, you could design a capacitor that has the same field as the object in the video, but it wo
One Place: Paul Kwilecki & Four Decades of Photographs from Decatur County, Georgia
While Paul Kwilecki (1928-2009) ranks among the most important American documentary photographers of the twentieth century, he is also one of the least well-known. "One Place" is about the evolution of an artist and the life of a community in southwest Georgia. Paul Kwilecki's years of photographing and writing about the place where he lived produced a body of work that not only reflects a vision and understanding of Decatur County but reveals the cultural landscape of the deep South in America
Breakingviews: Fed smashes more taboos
Sept 21 - Jeffrey Goldfarb and Breakingviews columnists discuss how recent comments by regional Federal Reserve presidents Kocherlakota and Rosengren could undermine the US central bank's credibility.
Lesson 03 - One Minute Romanian
In lesson 3 of One Minute Romanian you will learn to say that you can speak a little Romanian. Remember - even a few phrases of a language can help you make friends and enjoy travel more. Find out more about One Minute Romanian at our website - http://www.oneminutelanguages.com. One Minute Romanian is brought to you by the Radio Lingua Network and is ©Copyright 2008.Author(s):
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Light creates instant origami
Read more: http://www.newscientist.com/blogs/nstv/2011/11/shine-light-to-create-instant-origami.html
Management of unerupted maxillary incisors
This guideline Management of unerupted maxillary incisors was published in April 2010 by the Faculty of Dental Surgery, Royal College of Surgeons of England. This guideline considers diagnosis and management, incidence/prevalence, detection of causes of failure of eruption, examination, and management principles. References are provided.
France's place in Europe - One year into the Socialist Presidency [Audio]
Speaker(s): Jean-François Copé | Leading figure of the centre-right opposition, Jean-François Copé assesses François Hollande’s Presidency and sets out an agenda for domestic reform and France’s European policy. Jean-François Copé is founder of think tank Generation France and leader of the French opposition. He is the mayor of Meaux, deputy for the 6th constituency of Seine-et-Marne, and acts as president of the Union for a Popular Movement Group in the French National Assembly. Jean
Wise Choices [Audio]
Speaker(s): Dr Maria Alvarez, Professor Lisa Bortolotti, Professor Christian List, Dr Magda Osman | Traditional philosophical accounts of decision making assume that conscious rational thinking leads to wise choices. But recent psychological evidence suggests that we should trust our intuitions instead and ‘go with the flow’. Do these views conflict? If so, which one is correct? Or are both rational thinking and intuition ways of choosing for a reason? This panel discussion will bring philos
Literary Festival 2013: Beyond the Book: new forms of academic communication [Audio]
Speaker(s): Professor Miriam Bernard, Dr Kip Jones, Dr Gareth Morris | Academic communication is changing. New emphasis on impact and public engagement, combined with new technologies that allow high quality and easy to use production methods are increasing the possible range of outputs from academic research. This session will hear from three researchers that have used alternative forms for their research dissemination. We will ask what strengths these forms had in comparison to traditional boo
Lecture 22 - 11/12/2010
Factory Farming and Organic Alternatives
Modern farming has helped feed the world, but along the way, the land has suffered, according to this video adapted from the series Race to Save the Planet. When farmers grow too much too fast, topsoil is depleted. Farmers can work around this problem with fertilizers, irrigation, and pesticides, but these create new problems. Pesticides can harm wildlife, linger on fruits and vegetables, or wash into water supplies. Farmers are now finding new approaches to raising food, like diversifying crops
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Martin Varsavsky on How U.S. Tech Firms Differ from Their European Counterparts
Martin Varsavsky's fans see him as a rebel who has often disrupted the telecommunications industry. An Argentine/Spanish entrepreneur who has launched seven companies in the past 20 years, Varsavsky's current venture is FON, which he describes as a "community-empowered company dedicated to building the world's largest global WiFi network." He has a few partners helping him get there -- Skype, eBay and Google. In a podcast interview with Kevin Werbach, a professor of legal studies and ethics at W
Craigslist's Craig Newmark: '100% of What We Do Is Based on Community'
Jon Spector, a former Wharton vice dean and now CEO of the Conference Board, spoke with participants at the Community 2.0 conference in Las Vegas earlier this year to explore how companies are trying to harness communities to reshape their businesses. In this podcast, Spector speaks with Craig Newmark, founder and customer service rep of Craigslist.com. Spector is a co-author, with Barry Libert, of the forthcoming Wharton School Publishing book, "We Are Smarter Than Me: How to Unleash the Power
Microsoft and Yahoo: Does It Make Sense (and Will It Work)?
On Friday, February 1, Microsoft announced it was making an unsolicited bid to acquire Yahoo for $44.6 billion in cash and stock, a 62% premium over Yahoo's stock price at the time. Yahoo is officially "evaluating" the offer and, according to reports, is talking to other companies as possible suitors. Meanwhile, Google seems determined to derail the deal, stating that it finds the proposed acquisition "troubling" and offering to help Yahoo come up with other options. Does the deal make sense, an