The Guardian gets social with Facebook
Sept. 23 - Reuters Technology Correspondent Matt Cowan speaks to the Guardian's Head of Digital Engagement Meg Pickard about the paper's new Facebook app.
Look beyond Treasuries for bond values, says TCW's Rivelle
Sept. 23 - TCW's Tad Rivelle says Treasuries aren't attractive but other parts of the bond market are including investment-grade corporate bonds, markets for secured lending to airlines and non-agency mortgages.
The worst board in America
Peter Lauria, Reuters' Editor-in-Charge of technology, media and telecom for the U.S., reveals his short-list of companies with the worst board-of-directors -- but only one takes home the prize for "Worst in Show."
Dirección Comercial (2013)
La asignatura Dirección Comercial ofrece a los alumnos una visión global de la disciplina de marketing con los conceptos, técnicas y procedimientos necesarios para resolver los problemas de comercialización a los que tengan que enfrentarse sus futuras empresas o instituciones. En particular, esta asignatura persigue que los alumnos adquieran una serie de conocimientos teóricos y prácticos sobre la filosofía y los principios básicos que deben guiar las actuaciones de marketing de las empr
IMF chief says global economy slowing
International Monetary Fund Managing Director Christine Lagarde told economists the global economy is slowing down and there is not much to suggest things will turnaround soon. Rough cut. No reporter narration.
Great Debate: Did the legal system fail Troy Davis?
Troy Davis was executed on the evening of September 21, 2011, for the murder of Savannah, Georgia police officer Mark MacPhail, back in 1989. Davis spent twenty years on death row, always maintaining his innocence, and gaining legions of support from around the world. Nathan Thornburgh, a contributing writer for TIME Magazine, says the legal system failed Troy Davis and whether you believe he was innocent or not - his execution should have been stayed because of a lack of clear evidence against
The Culture Beat and New Media
Celebrity culture and the brutal economics of print journalism have conspired to kill arts criticism, but it has begun migrating to the web, where it just may survive and even thrive. Panelists discuss the field’s colorful history, current decline, and possibly vibrant future.
Arts criticism went through a Wild West
Leading through Adversity
Few companies have endured such hardship, or risen to such heights in a brief span of time as Akamai Technologies. Paul Sagan tells how he became the CEO of this young firm, and helped it survive and then flourish despite “unimaginable adversity.”
Brought up in a Chicago newspaper family, Sagan trained for a life in journalis
Hundred Years War - The French Victory
This video does not have narration. It uses images and graphics to provide a 5:28 review of this war. A timeline for the students might help follow this fast paced video. It can be muted without sacrificing learning.
Paul Willis (Student Resistance to School)
Paul Willis outlining his basic ideas on Sociology of Education.
Vanderbilt e-journal of Luso-Hispanic studies
This is the website of the Vanderbilt e-journal of Luso-Hispanic Studies, published by the Department of Spanish and Portuguese at Vanderbilt University, Tennessee, US. The journal is published annually by the Department, and it covers Latin-American studies from the perspective of humanities by invited contributors. Most articles concern themselves with Hispanic culture, while articles concernig Brazil focus primarily on Brazilian literature and cinema, as it is attested to by the 2008 issue sp
polar bears - how do they do that
Achieving Excellence 2011 award winner, - Jim McKenna
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Street and studio : an urban history of photography
The Tate Gallery website has provided this online resource which accompanied their exhibition 'Street and Studio: an urban history of photography', which ran from 22 May to 31 August 2008. This resource features some of the 350 works that were exhibited to illustrate the history of photographic portraiture comparing those images taken in the studio to those set outside in the street. Set out in 11 'rooms' this resource features images from the late 19th century through to the 20th century. Alt
We the People
America's Constitution stands as a monument to compromise.
Energy Futures Lab Special Lecture - Powering the Planet
Professor Nocera describes science's greatest challenge to find secure, sustainable and environmentally responsible ways to meet the dramatic increase in global energy consumption.
24.729 Topics in Philosophy of Language: Modeling Representation (MIT)
The seminar will be devoted to understanding what we're up to when we ascribe contents to a person's assertions and mental attitudes. We seek to make clear the rules of the game for the philosophy of language. We'll survey classic discussions of the issue by Field, Lewis and Stalnaker. But much of the emphasis of the class will be on getting clear about the limitations of our theoretical tools. I'd like to focus on places where our theorizing runs into trouble, or breaks down altogether.
The Will of the People
What did the founders really intend for our democracy? Political Science Professor Quentin Kidd talks about how the government was built and how Americans have adapted it.