22-year old DC activist takes on Verizon
Jan. 5 - Twenty-two-year-old Molly Katchpole, who lives in a tiny Washington, DC apartment, is being credited with helping to kill Verizon's plan to impose a $2 "convenience" fee on customers with an online petition. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).
Architectural Composition in Digital Space
In this paper the possibilities of using the computers at course of architectural compositions are considered. As the start point of the new teaching method of architectural composition we used the course of tradition architectural composition, elaborated at our Faculty. The course of Digital Architectural Composition was finished in 2002. The main goal of using the new digital media for modelling architectural forms was checking the new possibilities of form creation. Traditionally, searching o
11.127J Computer Games and Simulations for Investigation and Education (MIT)
In this project-based course, students from all disciplines are encouraged to understand how we learn from interactive computer environments, and delve into the process of designing and understanding simulations and games for learning.
STS.330J History and Anthropology of Medicine and Biology (MIT)
This course explores recent historical and anthropological approaches to the study of life, in both medicine and biology. After grounding our conversation in accounts of natural history and medicine that predate the rise of biology as a discipline, we explore modes of theorizing historical and contemporary bioscience. Drawing on the work of historian William Coleman, we examine the forms, functions, and transformations of biological and medical objects of study. Along the way we treat the histor
Buddhism: The Awakened One
This video shows an interview to Gen Mondrub, a Buddhist leader, who gives the definition of Buddhism. He explains what exactly they mean by "awaken" and the way in which this is represented in the religion.
Color Robot - Rap Song
This song will help students in identifying each of the colors. Lyrics include, "I'm a color robot. I'm thinking of the color of grass and trees. It's also the color of brocolli and beans. You know that color! It's the color GREEN!...." Lyrics are also provided on the screen. (03:04)
Ampliación de Topografía Minera
La asignatura se sitúa en tercer curso, primer cuatrimestre, de la especialidad de Explotación de Minas del título de Ingeniero Técnico de Minas. Se trata de una asignatura obligatoria, es decir propia de nuestra Universidad, y que no figura en los planes de estudios de otras universidades.
Added Value: Implementation of User Requirements in City Simulators
The following contribution discusses the possible consequences of the concept of City Simulators and Digital City Models, which can be obtained from a previously conducted user inquiry in an Urban Planning Department. At the core of the examination are the additional benefit (added value) and the increasing acceptance of digital planning techniques by its users which can be made possible by the implementation of user requirements in City Simulators. Various experiments for cooperative planning i
History of Mother's Day on Vimeo
This touching video is all graphics with some image of famous women. Is a good video for Mothers Day or for any study of women in history. Some remarkable information.
Grant's golden mole are completely blind. They used their hearing in the sand to hear the sound that made by the insect. They travel under the sand and go find the insect and eat them. This 2:32 video explains how this unique animals lives.
17.959 Organizational Analysis (MIT)
This reading course seeks to provide students with frameworks for understanding organizational behavior and research tools for studying them. It offers an overview of major theories and approaches, and an opportunity to discuss major and classic works on military and non-military organizations. For advanced graduate students, preferably those selecting a dissertation topic.
Engaging students in ethical debates
This case study outlines an investigation into the acceptance of a new pedagogical paradigm aiming to engage and inspire students in ethical and entrepreneurial activity
In A World Without Wood
This brief video segment is from Bill Nye the Science Guy - Forests episode and discusses all of the things we use wood for in our daily lives. Run time 01:02.
Meal Plans at the College of Charleston -- Dining Services -- Campus Tour
Campus dining at the College of Charleston is fresh, fast and flexible. There are six on-campus dining locations, featuring everything from all-you-care-to-eat style dining to National Brand Food Courts to meet your needs. We can satisfy any of your cravings because we have it all -- right here on campus. At the Liberty Street Fresh Food Company, you can choose from flame-grilled entrees, brick-oven pizza, vegetarian stir-fry, delicious pastas, an abundant salad bar, freshly baked breads and ho
Jacques Rancière and Peter Sloterdijk debate Aesthetics and Modernity
In a genial confrontation between German and French traditions and modes of thought Jacques Rancière and Peter Sloterdijk debate the aesthetic both as a way of understanding the digitalised and globalised modern world.
How To Communicate Your Strengths in a Job Interview
This video provides suggestions for highlighting strengths in job interviews such as relating strengths to job requirements, giving concrete examples of attributes, and turning negatives into positives.
Early cinema and the diasporic imagination : the Irish in America 1890-1930
This PDF document briefly summarises an AHRC-funded research network into “the role and representation of Irish immigrants within US cinema”, drawing new ideas of the role of audience taste on the shaping of early cinema and “the contradictory dynamic between ethnic assertion and cultural assimilation faced by the immigrant communities within the US”. The network was conceived as very much a multinational one, with academics from the UK, US and Ireland contributing, and w
22.012 Seminar: Fusion and Plasma Physics (MIT)
This course uses lectures and discussion to introduce the range of topics relevant to plasma physics and fusion engineering. An introductory discussion of the economic and ecological motivation for the development of fusion power is also presented. Contemporary magnetic confinement schemes, theoretical questions, and engineering considerations are presented by expert guest lecturers. Students enrolled in the course also tour the Plasma Science and Fusion Center experimental facilities.
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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?
Neil Gaiman & Amanda Palmer, "An Evening With" | Musicians at Google
A performance of spoken word, songs, stories, chats with the audience, and more than a few surprises with author Neil Gaiman (Coraline; The Graveyard Book) and musician/cult figure Amanda Palmer (Dresden Dolls; Amanda Palmer and the Grand Theft Orchestra). Neil Gaiman and Amanda Palmer released a 3-disc set, titled An Evening With Neil Gaiman & Amanda Palmer on November 19th. Previously unreleased to the general public, and culled from hours of live recordings, one CD features Gaiman and Palm