Authors@Google: Jeff Jarvis
A visionary and optimistic thinker examines the tension between privacy and publicness that is transforming how we form communities, create identities, do business, and live our lives. The internet, Jarvis argues, will change business, society, and life as profoundly as Gutenberg's invention, shifting power from old institutions to us all. Based on extensive interviews, Public Parts introduces us to the men and women building a new industry based on sharing. Some of them have become household n
Wealth Strategies: Schwab survey reveals discontent on bonds
Oct. 26 - A new study from Charles Schwab finds U.S. retail bond investors don't think brokerage firms are sharing enough information on bond pricing.
"Love, Splat" written by Rob Scotton-(Splat the Cat Series)-Book Trailer
Watch an animated trailer for Love, Splat, the new book from Rob Scotton. The lovable but insecure feline from Splat the Cat (2008) returns to celebrate Valentine’s Day. He has a crush on Kitten, but whenever they meet she pulls his ears, ties his tail, and calls him smelly. His classmate Spike—who has his own crush on Kitten—does his best to convince Splat that Kitten doesn’t return his affections. Fortunately, Kitten is able to see through Spike’s amorous pro
ORENGA Special Lecture - Fashola's Lagos: the man, the method, the megacity
Babatunde Fashola, Governor of Lagos State, Nigeria, gives a special lecture for the African Studies Centre.
Diversity Lecture: Jeannette Walls
Author Jeannette Walls speaks about the lessons she's learned since writing her book "The Glass Castle." Sponsored by the Bob and Aleicia Woodrick Diversity Learning Center at Grand Rapids Community College.
Proof - Opposite Angles of Parallelogram Congruent - Khan Academy
In this four-minute video clip. Sal Khan, of Khan Academy, shows that opposite angles of a parallelogram are congruent.( 04:08)
Altona Primary School
Derivatives of Logarithmic Functions
This video demonstrates how the derivative of the natural logarithmic function (ln[x]) is simply 1 divided by x. It describes how this derivative can be found using both the definition of the derivative and a calculator. Derivatives of logarithmic functions are simpler than they would seem to be, even though the functions themselves come from an important limit in Calculus. (5:13)
Economic contraction threatens the euro zone in Q4 - Markit
Nov. 4 - Stuttering growth in the euro zone's largest economies points to GDP contraction in Q4, market experts tell Insider, after PMI data showed the bloc's services sector shrinking at a faster pace.
CEO Hits the Road to Spread Word
Our CEO is stopping by libraries and schools across the country to spread the word about WatchKnowLearn.org. This is a news clip from King5 TV in Seattle, WA and aired on October 26, 2011. (02:20)
Demo: Using BLAST/BLAT in Ensembl
We demonstrate the BLAST/BLAT tool in Ensembl. Search for a sequence in www.ensembl.org, and identify hits to the genome, or to genes, with this tool.
02.11.2011 – Langsam gesprochene Nachrichten
Trainieren Sie Ihr Hörverstehen mit authentischen Materialien. Nutzen Sie die Nachrichten der Deutschen Welle von Mittwoch – als Text und als verständlich gesprochene Audio-Datei.Das griechische Kabinett hat sich einstimmig hinter den umstrittenen Plan von Ministerpräsident Giorgos Papandreou gestellt, ein Referendum über das Euro-Rettungspaket abhalten zu lassen. Mit der Abstimmung werde Griechenland eine klare Botschaft über sein europäisches Engagement und seine Zugehörigkeit zum Eur
Wild About Safety with Timon and Pumbaa - Safety Smart Healthy & Fit
Timon and Pumbaa show you how to be healthy and fit with their germ-free philosophy. From the importance of hand-washing to making healthy food choices, Timon and Pumbaa's Safety Smart® Checklist is brimming with valuable kid-friendly lessons on how to prevent the spread of germs and maintain overall well-being. Now, that's Safety Smart! (12:32)
Rebirth of A Nation: Can Libya Develop Stable Democracy?
Pulitzer Center journalist William Wheeler looks at Libya's attempt to transform itself into a stable, peaceful and democratic country. Wheeler is in Libya working on his latest project "Libya: The Rebirth of a Nation" (http://bit.ly/tDgViS) He is investigating the efforts of Libya's new leaders to disarm and integrate the disparate bands of fighters now in Tripoli's streets, and its willingness to account for the thousands of guest workers whose fate is still unknown.
Venture capital firms focus on Berlin
Oct. 28 - The German capital has gained a reputation as Europe's newest start-up hub, and now venture capital firm Earlybird is setting up an office in Berlin to be closer to the firms it wants to invest in. Joanna Partridge reports
Total gets lift from higher oil prices
Oct. 28 - French oil major Total posted higher quarterly earnings on Friday as stronger crude prices and improved profitability in its refining business helped make up for a fall in its worldwide oil and gas production. Hayley Platt reports
Asia Week Ahead: Major PMI figures coming up next week
Oct. 28 - Major economies from Japan to India will release PMI figures next week; Australia's RBA is expected to slash rates by 25 basis points after softer-than-expected inflation last quarter. Kei Okamura reports.
Spain's jobless rate at 15-year high
Oct. 28 - Spain's unemployment rate rose to the highest level since the end of 1996 in the third quarter with little hope of job creation. Investors are watching Madrid closely as it remains at the forefront of their concerns about Europe's debt commitments. Joanna Partridge reports
Scuffles at Greek "No" protest
Oct. 28 - Scuffles between anti-austerity demonstrators and police break out in Athens as national Oxi Day parades are disrupted by protesters. Conway G. Gittens reports.