The Great Depression Pt.3
It happened in the 30's. Interview with people who lived through the Depression and discussion of what happened and why.
On a Meaningful Life: The Dalai Lama
October 14, 2010 - His Holiness the Dalai Lama presents the 2010 Rathbun Lecture, sharing his reflections on how to lead a fulfilling life of purpose and moral values. He focuses on how one can be a valuable member of society and life a live filled with compassion even in the modern world.
The Rathbun Lecture was part of the Dalai Lama's 2010 trip
to Stanford. In addition to the Rathbun lecture, His Holiness gave two
other public speeches to members of the Stanford comm
Postcolonial futures: the Caribbean in dialogue
Dr Kevon Rhiney, Commonwealth Fellow and lecturer (Department of Geography and Geology, University of the West Indies) considers contemporary social and economic development in Jamaica, in the light of environmental vulnerability and climate change. This series of podcasts explores the contemporary Caribbean today, addressing the region's role as a crucible of modernity from pre-Columbian times, through the eras of mercantilism, slavery and colonialism to today's position of at once both global
An interview with Tony Wheeler (Graduate)
Sam Howarth of Warwick's Development and Alumni Relations Office talks to Tony Wheeler, Warwick Alumnus and Co-founder of the Lonely Planet Travel Guides and publishers.
Talleres por Internet: Evaluacion de La Experiencia colaborativa del "Internet Studios Constortium"
This paper explores the pedagogical use of Internet in design-studio teaching in architectural education. The findings are based on a three-year experience working in semester long projects in which large numbers of participants (from 35 to 300 students) from Miami, Santiago, Valparaiso, Buenos Aires, Rosario, Maracaibo, Caracas and Guayaquil collaborated using the Internet in various format. The majority of the collaboration has been accomplished by using low-bandwidth Internet communication su
Aesop Fable--"The Fox and the Crane" (Through the Art Style of Gustav Courbet)
In this fable, fox invited the crane to dinner. The crane accepted the invitation and fox had prepared soup for his mate. But as we all know that foxes are cunning by nature, he served the soup in flat dishes. So, he himself lapped the crane's share with his tongue enjoying its relish a lot. But the crane could not enjoy it at all with his long beak and had to get back home hungry. The shrewd fox felt extremely amused. After few days, the crane invited the fox to dine in with him. The
10.805J Technology, Law, and the Working Environment (MIT)
This course addresses the relationship between technology-related problems and the law applicable to work environment. The National Labor Relations Act, the Occupational Safety and Health Act, the Toxic Substances Control Act, state worker's compensation, and suits by workers in the courts are discussed in the course. Problems related to occupational health and safety, collective bargaining as a mechanism for altering technology in the workplace, job alienation, productivity, and the organizatio
A Day in the Life of a Kent State Groundskeeper
Maintaining Kent State's beautiful 950 acre campus takes a lot of hard work. Jil Morgan and Matt Treen are two of many people among the Kent State Grounds crews who help make it happen. Music: "The last ones" by Jahzzar
"Plan B 4.0: Mobilizing to Save Civilization" (video)
A talk by author and Earth Policy Institute founder Lester Brown. As fossil fuel prices rise, oil insecurity deepens, and concerns about climate change cast a shadow over the future of coal, a new energy economy is emerging. Wind, solar, and geothermal energy are replacing oil, coal, and natural gas, at a pace and on a scale we could not have imag
Lecture 27 - 11/24/2010
Strategy, Policy and Institutions Time for a Re-Think
Australian security policy is increasingly irrelevant to the looming realities of the 21st century. A lack of strategic direction, a mish-mash of unconnected policies, and policy institutions that are irrelevant to the security challenges of 2050 - these are critical obstacles to a consistent, credible and effective approach to national security. Our very concept of "security" is outmoded. The solution is as easy as it is radical. It demands three straightforward steps. F
An Inventory of the Historical Monuments in City of York, Volume 5 - Central
The Royal Commission on Historical Monuments of England survey, covering the City of York within the city walls and on the left bank of the River Ouse. As well as dealing with churches and public buildings, such as the Guildhall, this volume also has detailed information on notable houses.
Harmonie dans l'univers : entre science et musique (Vidéo) Conférence de l'Institut d'Astrophysique de Paris présentée par Jean-Philippe Uzan (astrophysicien à l'IAP, directeur adjoint de l'Institut Henri Poincaré), le 7 janvier 2014.
Conférence de l'Institut d'Astrophysique de Paris présentée par Jean-Philippe Uzan (astrophysicien à l'IAP, directeur adjoint de l'Institut Henri Poincaré), le 7 janvier 2014.
El Uso de Scaners y Ploteadores Tridimensionales en Talleres de Dise?o Iniciales (The Use of Three-d
The paper makes reference to the introduction of a new pedagogical strategy in the teaching of fundamental design in early design studios. The authors recognizes a relationship between the creative process and the media that supports the design process, and proposes the use of 3-dimensional scanners and plotters (rapid prototyping) for interfacing between the use of digital and analogue media. The paper suggests that in such learning environment the students will learn to design without the limi
"The Closing of the ICTY and its Effect on Justice and Accountability in the Former Yugoslavia (vide
This panel explores how the impending closing of the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia (ICTY) will affect justice and accountability in the Balkans including: the integration of international human rights standards on a national level, the challenges and opportunities confronting the domestic courts and the role of the media/civil society. Distinguished panelists in
Virtual Maths - 3D shapes, area of cylinder
Interactive simulation demonstrating the formula and calculation of the area of a cylinder
Energy Biosciences Institute Seminar - Henrik Scheller
Henrik Scheller - Biological Engineer and Senior Scientist, DOE Joint BioEnergy Institute
Beginner S6 #24 - Partying in a Japanese Haunted House
Learn Japanese with JapanesePod101.com! When you get to the golf course at the Japanese country club, you’re about to drive your ball off the first tee when you notice a few menacing clouds rolling in. It looks like it’s going to start storming within the hour. Your golf partner mentions in Japanese that he thinks [...]
ISS Update - May 31, 2012
The International Space Station video update for May 31, 2012.
2.1 England England played a dominant role in the medieval history of Britain, and the history of the UK is undoubtedly the history of the political and cultural domination of the English nation over those of Scotland, Wales and Ireland. In the making of the UK, each component nation played a different role: the English and Scottish kingdoms, the incorporation of Wales into the English Crown, and the subjugation of Ireland. The making of the UK was complex and fraught with violent confrontations, particu
England played a dominant role in the medieval history of Britain, and the history of the UK is undoubtedly the history of the political and cultural domination of the English nation over those of Scotland, Wales and Ireland. In the making of the UK, each component nation played a different role: the English and Scottish kingdoms, the incorporation of Wales into the English Crown, and the subjugation of Ireland. The making of the UK was complex and fraught with violent confrontations, particu