21A.336 Marketing, Microchips and McDonalds: Debating Globalization (MIT)
Everyday we are bombarded with the word "global" and encouraged to see globalization as the quintessential transformation of our age. But what exactly does "globalization" mean? How is it affecting the lives of people around the world, not only in economic, but social and cultural terms? How do contemporary changes compare with those from other historical periods? Are such changes positive, negative or simply inevitable? And, finally, how does the concept of the "global" itself shape our percept
The Future of Capitalism [Audio]
Speaker(s): Professor John Kay, Professor Mariana Mazzucato | John Kay chaired the Review of UK Equity Markets and Long-Term Decision-Making which reported to the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills in July 2012. He is a visiting Professor of Economics at the London School of Economics and Political Science, a Fellow of St John’s College, Oxford. He is a Fellow of the British Academy, a Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh. He is a director of several public companies an
The Elephant's Lullaby by Tom Knight
Moving Box Studios and Tom Knight Productions team up to bring you a music video titled The Elephant's Lullaby. Very cute tune and well-made video. The jungle animals try to convince Ellie, the baby elephant, that she needs to go to bed. Young children will enjoy this video. It is a fun teaching resource for a variety of subjects: music class, thematic unit on jungle animals, etc. (04:35)
The new Office: Did Deployment Just Get faster? | The Garage Series for Office 365 This week our intrepid hosts explore the change in guard of compatibility tools; race Office installs from MSI, MDT, SCCM, Windows InTune and Click-to-Run and catch up with Office engineer John Hoegger on the end to end aspects of deployment. Watch as they examine user training, compatibility and pushing the bits out, including the roll-out inside of Microsoft, to answer whether or not deployment just got faster. For more information about Click-to-Run deployment and application compati
This week our intrepid hosts explore the change in guard of compatibility tools; race Office installs from MSI, MDT, SCCM, Windows InTune and Click-to-Run and catch up with Office engineer John Hoegger on the end to end aspects of deployment. Watch as they examine user training, compatibility and pushing the bits out, including the roll-out inside of Microsoft, to answer whether or not deployment just got faster.
For more information about Click-to-Run deployment and application compati
Elementos de Derecho Privado
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Virtual Maths - Numbers, Find the angle quiz
Interactive simulation quiz, 8 questions, Find the Angle using the simulation and enter the answers
Conference: "Using Observational and Student Achievement Data to Improve Teaching", 2014 Andrew Morrill, President of the Arizona Education Association, discusses future issues in teacher evaluation in Arizona. What is the larger education conversation in Arizona as policy makers and practitioners diverge? Can developing patterns of evaluation policy be influenced by school administrators, teachers and concerned citizens? http://www.coe.arizona.edu/crc_conferences
Missouri Government and Politics: Lecture 16 - Local Government
This course is designed to familiarize students with the constitutional framework and institutions of the state of Missouri, including the legislative, executive, and judiciary branches, and its political parties. Missouri's inherent conservatism and individualism is explored in the frame of the state's role as a ''laboratory of democracy." Special attention is given to innovations in welfare and education policies, as well as Missouri's role in the national debates over the right to privacy a
"Growth, Poverty and Economic Development" - Session 2 of "Poverty & Growth: Reflections on Latin Am
A three-part workshop with Professor Juan Pablo Nicolini, Winter Tinker Visiting Professor, Universidad Torcuato Di Tella. Sponsored by the Center for Latin American Studies
Against the odds? Pathways to peace in East Timor, Aceh and West Papua
States rarely disintegrate in the way that former Yugoslavia did in the 1990s. Many thought Indonesia would disintegrate in the wake of a large number of violent internal conflicts at the turn of the century. East Timor was an exception that did break away to achieve independence. Aceh followed the more historically common path of reintegration after a peace process that made substantial concessions to separatists. West Papua is another Indonesian exception in failing to achieve positive peace a
16th Annual F.A.T. Chain Reaction - Team Interviews
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VUCast: Mosquito sperm can smell
See how a discovery about mosquito sperm could fight deadly disease; learn where to click for the coolest original music created by Vanderbilt students; and tour the newest evolution of College Halls. All this and more in the latest VUCast, Vanderbilt’s online newscast. Watch now.
Early career learning at work
Our paper will focus on three general theoretical frameworks developed within our project. Our typology of learning is based on two simple distinctions. The first is between learning processes, such as problem-solving, and learning activities, such as asking questions, which are located within many different types of learning process. The second is between learning that occurs as the by-product of a working process (e.g. working alongside a more experienced colleague), and learning as a separate
Consciousness, Language and Nature: Nietzsche's Philosophy of Mind and Nature
On the triangulation between consciousness, language and nature in Nietzsche's philosophy and contemporary philosophy of mind and proposes a philosophy of signs and interpretation as a basis for a philosophy of mind, language and nature.
Money and Inequality [Audio]
Speaker(s): Professor Diane Elson, Professor Ruth Lister | With the arrival of The Women’s Library at LSE, the Gender Institute will be running a series of 'Conversations' for which audience participation is invited. Money and material resources are unequally distributed throughout the world. This conversation discusses the part that gender plays in this universal pattern and the ways in which gendered financial inequality can be challenged. Diane Elson is professor of sociology at the Univers
The UK and the EU: sovereign illusions in an age of interdependence [Audio]
Speaker(s): Alexander Stubb | Alexander Stubb @alexstubb has been minister for European affairs and foreign trade since 23 June 2011. The ministerial portfolio covers matters from three ministries: the Ministry for Foreign Affairs, the Prime Minister’s Office and the Ministry of Finance. He previously served as a minister for foreign affairs from April 2008. Before that, Minister Stubb was in the European Parliament from June 2004 where he worked with issues concerning the internal market, the
Social Movements in the US: From the American Revolution to Obama [Audio]
Speaker(s): Professor Craig Calhoun | Professor Calhoun is a world-renowned social scientist whose work connects sociology to culture, communication, politics, philosophy and economics. He took up his post as LSE Director on 1 September 2012, having left the United States where he was University Professor at New York University and director of the Institute for Public Knowledge and President of the Social Science Research Council. Professor Calhoun took a D Phil in History and Sociology at Oxfor
Accountability and efficiency in the European Union: 20 Years of Co-decision [Audio]
Speaker(s): Dr Sara Hageman, Fergal O'Regan, Anthony Teasdale | LSE European Institute and the European Parliament Information Office ‘European Parliament Elections 2014: issues and stakes’ series. Fergal O’Regan is Head of Unit at the European Ombudsman. Anthony Teasdale is Director General of the European Parliamentary Research Service (EPRS) and Visiting Senior Fellow at the LSE European Institute.
Sandy Pentland: "Social Physics: How Good Ideas Spread" | Talks at Google
From one of the world's leading data scientists, a landmark tour of the new science of idea flow, offering revolutionary insights into the mysteries of collective intelligence and social influence. If the Big Data revolution has a presiding genius, it is MIT's Alex "Sandy" Pentland. Over years of groundbreaking experiments, he has distilled remarkable discoveries significant enough to become the bedrock of a whole new scientific field: social physics. Humans have more in common with bees than w
Read a Book Today!
In this video segment from Between the Lions, the Lion family sing about different types and genres of books. This video segment provides a resource for Book and Print Awareness. (1:02)