From Talking Leaves to Pixels: Cherokee, a Case Study
The Cherokee syllabary has a unique history among the world's writing systems. It evolved from handwritten forms to the printing press to typewriters all the way to text messaging. The Cherokees' adoption of technology has led to productive partnerships with the technology industry, including Google. This talk reviews the evolution of the syllabary & how technology had helped revitalize a Native American language.
Ap0080: Self-assessment, Classes, Constructors, and Accessor Methods
Part of a self-assessment test designed to help you determine how much you know about classes, constructors, and accessor methods in Java.
Space Station Live: Orion Recovery Testing
NASA Public Affairs Officer Dan Huot talks with Mike Sarafin, lead flight director for Orion Exploration Flight Test-1, about the Orion EFT-1 mission's recovery testing this week in southern California.
Libertà di insegnamento e autonomia di insegnamento: evoluzione e paradossi della legislazione - Il D.P.R. 275/99: conquista o problema? - Le difficoltà per un insegnamento non eterodiretto : la sperimentazione dell'autonomia senza didattica - - Finalità e strumenti, passaggio di culture e di poteri - La valorizzazione delle diversità: democrazia e educazione- La complessità del “patto” scuola-società – Selezione e orientamento: urgenze ed istanze - Il ruolo della selezione nella fu
Download Berklee Online's free Music Production Handbook: http://bit.ly/13hxm0d Learn more about Loudon's Composing and Producing Electronic Music online course: http://bit.ly/15PZXsh This video demonstrates how to assign modulation within the Native Instruments Massive synthesizer. First we look at two important modulations that are assigned by default (oscillator keytracking and amplitude envelope). Then we cover how to assign our own modulation. Remember that when assigning modulation to alw
Dimensions of the Global Food Crisis: Session 5
Professor Caroline Saunders, Agribusiness and Economics Research Unit, Lincoln University presents "Feed the world: the role of New Zealand's food exports". 44th Otago Foreign Policy School - Salmond Hall, Dunedin, New Zealand. Friday 26 June to Sunday 28 June 2009.
The Art of Baroque Dance
This video clip, produced in France, reveals the 17th century Baroque dance of the sophisticated era of King Louis XIV. It lists the names of the basic steps of the Baroque and demonstrates how to perform them. (1:43)
Algebra I - Mixture Problems
Lesson Objective: Find the result of mixing two solutions of different concentrations. Questions to Consider: How does the "Mixture Picture" help students organize information?How does the "See Saw" method help students write an equation?How does Ms. Warburton builds a sense of success that helps her students persist through a difficult concept?Support Materials BelowLesson Plan Student Worksheets
Science Nation - Orangutan Copycats
By: nsf How smart are copy cats? Maybe it depends on your species You know the saying "monkey see, monkey do?" How about "orangutan see, orangutan do?" If that holds true, the small orangutan peering over his mother's shoulder in an enclosure at Zoo Atlanta should learn how to get a tasty treat just by watching how she gets one. For more information and more ScienceNation videos, go to http://www.nsf.gov/news/special_reports/science_nation/index.jsp
The Air Force Story: The Beginning
The history of military aviation is told, beginning with balloons in the civil war through the real start of controlled flight with the Wright Brother's flyer up through the careers of Hap Arnold and Billy Mitchell. (20min)
Karajan - Beethoven Symphony No. 5 - Part 1
Karajan Conducting Beethoven's 5th Symphony, Part 1 (Movements 1 and 2). Very old and rare film, no longer in print, recorded in 1966. From http://www.musopen.com
A Gift of Opportunity: Harry Colmery and the GI Bill of Rights
Harry Colmery, a Topekan, is credited with writing the initial draft of the Servicemen's Readjustment Act of 1944, better known as the GI Bill of Rights. He was part of a committee formed by the national American Legion to secure benefits for those men and women who served in World War II. This pod cast features Colmery's testimony to Congress about what the United States owed to the men and women who had fought for the freedom and liberty of their country. Many historians credit the GI Bill w
Sean Stillwell: Opportunistic Park(ing): A Distributed Pedestrian Network
Architecture Final Reviews: Presented by the Architecture Program at California College of the Arts. Filmed at CCA's San Francisco campus April 27--29, 2012, 9 a.m.--7 p.m. Currently, public space is created by limited policy mechanisms that trade public square footage for developer rights. This thesis exploits ulterior means of producing contiguous public space within dense urban fabric of the city without mitigating that density, and while maintaining connectivity with the existing pedestrian
SPC Spring 2014 Nursing Pinning Ceremony
http://www.youtube.com/user/StPetersburgCollege SPC Spring 2014 Nursing Pinning Ceremony About St. Petersburg College: In 1927, St. Petersburg College (then known as St. Petersburg Junior College) became Florida's first private, non-profit, two-year school of higher learning located in downtown St. Petersburg. Full accreditation followed in 1931 and in 1948 SPC became a public college. In June 2001, SPJC officially became St. Petersburg College when Florida's governor signed legislation ma
83:A new world order: the rise of China and the decline of the West
While many are talking about the notion of a shift in power from West to East, a book by Martin Jacques takes this further by proclaiming that China will not only thrive in the 21st century, but will do so at the expense of the US.
Professor Ben Carpenter, UST School of Law.mp4
For more information about Professor Carpenter, view his bio on the UST Law website: http://www.stthomas.edu/law/faculty/bios/Benjamin%20Carpenter.htm.
Turkish leaders cast their vote in local elections
March 30 - Turkish President Abdullah Gul, Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan and leader of the main opposition Republican People's Party (CHP) Kemal Kilicdaroglu cast their vote in the country's local elections. Rough Cut (no reporter narration). 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 ac
Achieving a Social State [Audio]
Speaker(s): Kate Bell, Duncan Bowie, Howard Reed, Zoe Williams | Seventy years ago the Beveridge Report announced the pursuit of a new settlement, one that would dramatically change the structure of Britain for the better. With this in mind, a new project from Class looks at what Beveridge's analysis of society can teach us about the Giant Evils of today and how can we use this to chart an alternative course for a welfare state - orSocial State - fit for a new settlement in 2015. This event at t
Filipino residents assess damage of Typhoon Rammasun
Filipino residents begin to repair the damage of Typhoon Rammasun, after thousands of houses are destroyed and hundreds of thousands take refuge in evacuation centers. Vanessa Johnston reports. Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe More updates and 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 business, finan