Dr. William J. Abraham, "Terrorism, Forgiveness, and Justice."
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Computer Language Engineering, Spring 2010
This course analyzes issues associated with the implementation of higher-level programming languages. Topics covered include: fundamental concepts, functions, and structures of compilers, the interaction of theory and practice, and using tools in building software. The course includes a multi-person project on compiler design and implementation.
If functions are continuous at every point in their domain, they are called continuous functions. This video provides examples of continuous functions including power functions, exponential functions, and logarithmic functions. (2:58)
Do You Think You're Reading Brain Food?
Are we being intellectually nourished by the vast amounts of witty and anecdotal content proliferating on the internet? Or are we just killing time?
Biography: Dick Cheney: Quiet Authority
Richard Bruce Cheney was born January 30, 1941, in Lincoln, Nebraska, to Richard and Marjorie Cheney and had an idyllic childhood, playing little league baseball and earning money on a paper route.
Jumping about in applied probability - Andreas Kyprianou
Professor Andreas Kyprianou from the Department of Mathematical Sciences gives a gentle introduction to probability theory and its pivotal role in current mathematics research.
The Homestead Act of 1862
The Homestead Act of 1862 - Imagine that you can’t feed your family, or maybe you risk persecution for your political or religious beliefs. But, suddenly, you hear the call: Come along to make a new life in a wide-open land. In a few years, you’ll own that land, for yourself and your descendents, free, and forever. This offer turned out to be a cornerstone in the very foundation of America’s heartland.(03:31)
Billie Holiday singing "I wished on the moon"
I wished on the Moon --Billie Holiday 1935
20 year old Billie Holiday sings in a first session with the Teddy Wilson Orchestra on July 2 1935 in New York. Next to Teddy on piano the All Star Band consists of Benny Goodman clarinet, Roy Eldridge trumpet, Ben Webster tenor sax, John Truehart guitar, John Kirby bass and Cozy Cole drums. Jazz promotor John Hammond heard Billie for the first time in New York's Monette club in 1933 and wrote in Melody Maker: "Billie although only 18, she weigh
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From Dragonfly TV. After watching a news report on the destruction caused by a tornado in Siren, Wisconsin, Melissa and Elizabeth were curious about how tornado experts study tornado damage. So they asked permission from Siren city officials to visit the town and examine the evidence. Their question to be investigated: How do you determine the strength of a tornado?
2007.01.10-Martin Luther King Jr. Week Keynote Address
Known throughout the world for her ongoing efforts to combat all forms of oppression in the United States and abroad, Davis is a living witness to the historical struggles of our contemporary era, and in this lecture she analyzes the status of civil ...
How to Find the Volume of a Rectangular Prism
This is a brief tutorial of how to find the volume of a rectangular prism. John, a math instructor, uses a small whiteboard for demonstration. The teacher explains the steps clearly. (02:40)
University of Memphis Tigers Teach-Allison
See why Allison is part of the Tigers Teach program at the U of M.
Multiplying and Dividing Integers
Good video; shows an easy way of remembering same signs vs. different signs.
Video clip of basic landform pictures.
Anatomy: Central Nervous System
This video, from StudyBeat.com, is for older middle school students and high school students. The central nervous system is told through animation.
Mexican company turns plastic waste into low-cost housing
Oct. 11 - A pioneering company in the western Mexican state of Jalisco is building houses made of recycled waste plastic collected by trucks on their weekly rounds. The company, called Kuadro Ecological Solutions, says it is making the most of waste that would otherwise end up in landfills, while providing inexpensive housing at the same time. Elly Park reports.
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Louisiana Purchase Doubles U.S.
Thomas Jefferson pulls off the land deal of the millennium when he buys 800,000 square miles from the French, stretching from the Mississippi River to the Rocky Mountains. This video has good images and maps. Best used if students have map to see the acquistion for themselves.
Spam is unsolicated e-mail. Most spam is a type of advertising or repeated off topic messages to newsgroups. You will see what is legal and illegal as it relates to spam. You will also learn what you can do to help combat it. (5:31)
Pietro Metastasio : drammi per musica
The "Pietro Metastasio: drammi per musica" ["Pietro Metastasio: musical dramas"] project makes available online full-text of musical dramas produced by Pietro Metastasio (1698-1782). Twenty-six librettos in various editions - amounting to a corpus of one hundred and forty-one versions - are accessible. Metastasio often adapted or rewrote the same texts according to various criteria, including the suggestions received by his patrons. The "Didone abbandonata", for example, appeared in nine differe