The Memphis Infrastructure Project at the Intermodal Freight Transportation Institute.
The Memphis Infrastructure Project at the University of Memphis' Intermodal Freight Transportation Institute.
Corporate Entrepreneurship: Happy Innovators
Thunderbird School of Global Management Professor Robert Hisrich, Ph.D., director of the Walker Center for Global Entrepreneurship, discusses his book "Corporate Entrepreneurship" (McGraw-Hill). http://www.thunderbird.edu
British luxury exports sparkle
June 30 - The luxury industry is worth £6 billion to the UK economy - and traditional British brands like Boodles jewelers say sales remain strong at home and abroad, but they're looking at expanding into new markets like the Far East. Joanna Partridge reports.
Factories gather steam
June 30 - Summary of business headlines: Midwest manufacturing expansion grows; Jobless claims dip; Justin Timberlake teams up to buy Myspace. Conway G. Gittens reports.
Fed's QE2 fades into the sunset
June 30 - Summary of business headlines: Federal Reserve's QE2 program ends, Harvard professor says no need for QE3; Greek parliament passes second austerity bill; Britons show outrage over public pension reforms. Stock rally in fourth day. Conway G. Gittens reports.
Pacific Temperature Anomalies with Graph
This animation shows the El Nino-La Nina Sea Surface Temperature Anomaly from January 1997 through July 1999. A graph inset shows the global average sea surface temperature fluctuation during this time period.
Product barcodes get creative upgrade
June 30 - A subtle change is emerging in the often overlooked barcodes used on retail items. Bobbi Rebell reports.
PediNeuroLogic Exam: Newborn: Normal: Primitive Reflexes - Suck, Root
The baby should have a strong coordinated suck reflex with good stripping action of the tongue. There should be resistance to pulling out the pacifier. A root reflex is obtained by gently stroking the cheek towards the lips. The baby should open the mouth towards the stimulus and turn the head to latch on to the object. A neuroscience tutorial focusing on those aspects of the pediatric neurological examination that are unique to the child's nervous system, with an emphasis on important neurodeve
Former senator Alan Simpson on debt, taxes and Wall St.
June 30 - Chrystia Freeland talks with former senator Alan Simpson at the Aspen Ideas Festival.
Radiation Belts and Plasmapause Fluctuate Under Solar Storm
In this visualization, we see the interaction of the radiation belts (violet-white), the plasmapause (green surface) and magnetopause (grey surface).
Sound and Light
The Sound and Light unit provides students with an understanding of sound and light waves through the theme of the "Sunken Treasure," a continuous story line throughout the lessons. In Lessons 1-5, students learn about sound, and in Lessons 6-10, they explore the concepts of light. The first lesson introduces the concepts of longitudinal and transverse waves. Students then move on to the concepts of wavelength and amplitude in transverse waves. In the third lesson, students learn about sound thr
Internet Explorer 10 Platform Preview 2: Web Workers Demo Ari Bixhorn provides a quick look at a demo of Web Workers. This sample and the second IE10 Platform preview are available on the IE Test Drive.
Ari Bixhorn provides a quick look at a demo of Web Workers. This sample and the second IE10 Platform preview are available on the IE Test Drive.
9.1.3 Take the trip
Designed products surround us all and range from bus tickets to buildings. This unit focuses firmly on usability and the increasingly important phenomenon of people-centred design. It aims to inform consumers of design (i.e., all of us) about this crucial characteristic of design. The unit is derived from the Open University course T211 on Design and Designing, but as well as stimulating interest in areas of concern for producers of design it might also provide an introduction to engineering, ma
STS-135 Overview Animation
A computer-animated overview of the STS-135 mission of space shuttle Atlantis.
Plenary: "Civic Media Mobilization" Successful civic media tools ― especially ones designed by this conference's attendees ― reengineer how mass-mobilization happens. But does that mean we should turn the page on old lessons? Originally envisioned as a way to connect the like-minded across borders, civic media is proving just as powerful at mobilizing neighbors, in their towns, where they vote. So even for national issues, is all civic media really local? From the Wisconsin protests to Presidential campaigns, civic
Successful civic media tools ― especially ones designed by this conference's attendees ― reengineer how mass-mobilization happens. But does that mean we should turn the page on old lessons?
Originally envisioned as a way to connect the like-minded across borders, civic media is proving just as powerful at mobilizing neighbors, in their towns, where they vote. So even for national issues, is all civic media really local? From the Wisconsin protests to Presidential campaigns, civic
An audacious plan to save the world
June 30 - Paul Romer talks with Chrystia Freeland about building new cities in the developing world.
Battling obesity in America
June 30 - Chrystia Freeland discusses the American diet with Dr. Ezekiel Emanuel, chair of the Department of Bioethics at The Clinical Center of the National Institutes of Health.
David Rohde talks about his seven month Taliban captivity
June 30 - Chrystia Freeland welcomes David Rohde to the Reuters family and talks discusses his book, "A Rope and a Prayer".
Protests turn violent in Chile
June 30 - Protests turn violent in Chile as students and teachers demand education improvements. Rough Cut. No reporter narration.