Natural and Artificial Organization [The Bastiat Collection (1848; 2011)] Is it quite certain that the mechanism of society, like the mechanism of the heavenly bodies, or that of the human frame, is subject to general laws? Does it form a harmoniously organized whole? Or rather, do we not note in
[The Bastiat Collection (1848; 2011)]
Is it quite certain that the mechanism of society, like the mechanism of the heavenly bodies, or that of the human frame, is subject to general laws? Does it form a harmoniously organized whole? Or rather, do we not note in
1.258J Public Transportation Service and Operations Planning (MIT)
This course describes the evolution and role of urban public transportation modes, systems, and services, focusing on bus and rail. Technological characteristics and their impacts on capacity, service quality, and cost are described. Current practice and new methods for data collection and analysis, performance monitoring, route design, frequency determination, and vehicle and crew scheduling are also discussed. In addition, the effect of pricing policy and service quality on ridership and metho
Charleston Flyover: April 12, 1998
Zoom onto metropolitan centers from wide angle views, 11 seconds each.
SeaWiFS - California Wild Fires Close Push (Oct. 17, 1999)
SeaWiFS - California Wild fires close push (Oct. 17, 1999)
Islam and Modern Technologies
Prof. Nidhal Guessoum : Course
Monopolising Knowledge: A Refutation of Scientism
Prof. Ian Hutchinson : Course
The Fuzzy Monster
Experience Brussels! : Tentoonstelling De naam van de tentoonstelling zegt het zelf al! Kom Brussel (her)ontdekken tijdens een bezoek aan deze interactieve, ludieke en didactische tentoonstelling. Vergeet al je vooroordelen over traditionele musea, een verrassende …
De naam van de tentoonstelling zegt het zelf al! Kom Brussel (her)ontdekken tijdens een bezoek aan deze interactieve, ludieke en didactische tentoonstelling. Vergeet al je vooroordelen over traditionele musea, een verrassende …
Babbage: September 7 2011
What e-publishing has learned from the music business, why Android works for everyone, and predicting when to buy gadgets
Why I Chose ISU-Amanda
This was produced by a current student, Amanda Schappert, for the Admissions 'Why I Chose ISU" Video Contest. It was one of five finalists. Keywords: Student Life
Texas Wildfires on Sept. 6
Smoke plumes and haze from wildfires across Texas on Sept. 6, 2011 can be seen in this video captured from International Space Station.
2.72 Elements of Mechanical Design (MIT)
This course provides an advanced treatment of machine elements such as bearings, springs, gears, cams, and mechanisms. Analysis of these elements includes extensive application of core engineering curriculum including solid mechanics and fluid dynamics. The course offers practice in skills needed for machine design such as estimation, drawing, and experimentation. Students work in small teams to design and build machines that address real-world challenges.
All Summer In A Day Pt. 1
Based on a short story by Ray Bradbury. It's a sad story. :(
The Money Song 2
This video features a fun money song that shows the relationship of coins and how their combined values make up the value of other coins. For example, five pennies make a nickel, 10 pennies make dime, etc. It is a great money counting lesson for young children. (1:42)
Cities - an intro for kids
Introduces the concept of cities to young children. Discusses such things as downtowns, skyscrapers, streets, monuments, and mentions many famous world cities.
Israeli ambassador to U.S. says Iron Dome is preventing escalation
Ron Dermer, the Israeli ambassador to the U.S., says if it wasn't for the Iron Dome missile defense system, there would be a need for more forceful action against Hamas. Rough Cut (no reporter narration). 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 busi
Design an Egyptian Playground
Students are broken up into four groups. Each group will use their knowledge about Egypt to originate a playground for Egyptian children. This will involve brainstorming ideas on paper, building a prototype with Legos or other material, and explaining their ideas to the class in a five-minute presentation.
2.2 Basic principles
The internet provides a world of information, but how do you find what you are looking for? This unit will help you discover the meaning of information quality and teach you how to evaluate the material you come across in your study of technology. You will learn how to plan your searches effectively and be able to experiment with some of the key resources in this area.
21A.110 Anthropological Theory (MIT)
This course introduces students to some of the major social theories and debates that inspire and inform anthropological analysis. Over the course of the semester, we will investigate a range of theoretical propositions concerning such topics as agency, structure, subjectivity, history, social change, power, culture, and the politics of representation. Ultimately, all theories can be read as statements about human beings and the worlds they create and inhabit. We will approach each theoretical p
How to stop a coffee ring from forming
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