UW|360: January 2014
This month on UW360 join us as we take a closer look at the award-winning Odegaard Library renovation. Next we'll delve into all of the ways the University of Washington's "Clean Energy Institute" is developing efficient, cost effective solar power - and better energy storage systems. The state of Washington is leading the way in clean energy - and the University of Washington is playing a critical role. Next, we'll learn more about the University of Washington's role in the largest ever study o
Teaching Advanced Architectural Issues Through Principles of CAAD
The paper discusses the differences between teaching CAAD by using standard software ("off-the-shelf"-software) and teaching the principles of CAAD ("principles-teaching"). The paper distinguishes four kinds of application for design systems in education: social systems, professional systems, educational systems, and innovative systems. The paper furthermore proposes to distinguish between computational issues and architectural issues relative to design systems. It appears that there is not a pr
Collective Intelligence While people have talked about collective intelligence for decades, new communication technologies—especially the Internet—now allow huge numbers of people all over the planet to work together in new ways. The recent successes of systems like Google and Wikipedia suggest that the time is now ripe for many more such systems both inside and outside organizations, and this talk will examine ways to take advantage of these possibilities. Using examples from business, governme
While people have talked about collective intelligence for decades, new communication technologies—especially the Internet—now allow huge numbers of people all over the planet to work together in new ways. The recent successes of systems like Google and Wikipedia suggest that the time is now ripe for many more such systems both inside and outside organizations, and this talk will examine ways to take advantage of these possibilities. Using examples from business, governme
"Interactions Between the Press and Foreign Policy"
A talk by Ray Suarez, Senior Correspondent, "The NewsHour" (PBS). From the World Beyond the Headlines Series.
LISA: Littératures, Histoire des Idées, Images, Sociétés du Monde Anglophone
LISA e-journal is produced by the Maison de la Recherche en Sciences Humaines (Research Centre for Humanities and Social Sciences) at the University of Caen, France. Revue LISA / LISA e-journal is a bilingual peer-reviewed, interdisciplinary publication, including cultural studies, literature, philosophy, the history of ideas, the visual arts, music, media studies, sociology, history and anthropology. Articles are in French and English and can be accessed by keywords, by a thematic
“The Stones of Banaras: Conservation and Colonial Bureaucracy in a Small Indian City”
A talk by Michael Dodson, Associate Professor of History, Indiana University. From the South Asia Seminar.
21st Century Councillor social media site
The 21st Century Councillor social media site. is a project of a number of UK organisations including The IDeAs Leadership Academy and Standards for England. It seeks to encourage local government personnel (councillors and public servants) to use social media in political communication. The site includes guides to using social media, case studies and links to key supporting resources. Social media includes blogs, Twitter and Web 2.0 applications.
Deborah Sabet, Otis '05
Building on their creativity, commitment, connections, and professional skills, these alumni launched careers in art and design..
Generating Electricity with a Car Fan on Vimeo
This activity teaches non-science majors how to generate electricity and how to measure the efficiency of this process. (2:26)
Acknowledgements This unit was written by Dr Valerie Hope
Goodman, M. (1997), The Roman World, 44 BC–AD 180, London and New York, Routledge. With permission of the author. Figure Plate 7 in Goodman: courtesy
This unit was written by Dr Valerie Hope
Goodman, M. (1997), The Roman World, 44 BC–AD 180, London and New York, Routledge. With permission of the author.
Figure Plate 7 in Goodman: courtesy
Retail holiday hiring on the rise
American retailers are boosting holiday hiring this year and online retailers are preparing to battle when it comes to free-shipping.
Clinton: Settlements "counterproductive"
Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said Israel's plan to go ahead with more settlement building in the West Bank was counterproductive to peace negotiations. Jon Decker reports.
Visions of hope for a terrorised planet - Annual Peace Lecture 2008
Dr Kate Dewes, member of the United Nations Disarmament Advisory Board presents the 2008 Annual Peace lecture - Visions of hope for a terrorised planet. Lecture given Aug 11, 2008.
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p2 matrix swiffy
Julius Caesar: Caesar's Death Scene
Presented by the University of Richmond's Department of Theatre and Dance, September 30, 2010. Julius Caesar is one of Shakespeare's most gripping political thrillers and one of the theatre's greatest explorations of the intoxicating lust for power and violent change that can lead to the rending of ambitions, friendships, and a nation. Centered around three of Shakespeare's most memorable charactersâCaesar, Brutus, and the young Mark Antonyâthe play contrasts a vast historical canvas
Why the CIA Matters in the World of Food
Learn Why the CIA matters in the world of food. Today, The Culinary Institute of America is widely recognized as the world's premier culinary college, with an industry-wide reputation for excellence and more than 40,000 alumni serving their professions as living testament to the quality of a CIA education.
Spartan Sagas: Edward Bailey, Passion Incorporated.
Alumnus Edward Bailey is all about living his passion of helping others realize their potential as both the manager of talent and outreach programs at Google and the president of the board of trustees for the Mountain View Whisman School District in California. Spartans Will. For more, go to http://spartansagas.msu.edu/saga/1010/
Dangers of Hot Work
"The CSB has identified over 60 fatalities since 1990 due to explosions and fires from hot work activities on tanks. Hot work is defined as “[w]ork involving burning, welding, or a similar operation that is capable of initiating fires or explosions.”1 Hot work also includes other activities with the potential to create a source of ignition such as cutting, brazing, grinding, and soldering. Workers are potentially at risk not only in the oil and gas industry, where flammables are handled regu
This selection shows ten and eleven -year old students bowling. The video features a narrator commenting on the students' game as music plays in the background. Although rules of the game are not explained, this video could be used to explain bowling terms such as strike. ( 2:54)
How to extract value from Intellectual Property pt 1 (materials)
This zipped file contains all of the materials that made up the "How to extract value from Intellectual Property pt 1". Inside the file is a narrative, the full PowerPoint slide and cc licence information for all the clip art and materials that have been used. There are audio files that also can be used under the creative commons. The relevant attribution and sources for the materials can be found in the narrative transcript of the lecture.