Steven Adams, Princeton University: "Tivo for the Internet: RSS Feeds for Research and Leisure" - No
Lunch 'n Learn presentation: RSS (Really Simple Syndication) technology enables anyone to "subscribe" to content on a website and have updates "pushed" to their desktops or online feed readers automatically; it’s like Tivo, but for the Internet. ATOM/RSS feeds are most often used on sites with frequently updated content (e.g., blogs, news sites, scholarly journals, etc.). This underutilized knowledge discovery tool will transform the way you work and play on the web. This session will provide
Remix: Making art and commerce thrive in the hybrid economy
For more than a decade, we’ve been waging a war on our kids in the name of the 20th Century’s model of “copyright law.” In this, the last of his books about copyright, Lawrence Lessig maps both a way back to the 19th century, and to the promise of the 21st. Our past teaches us about the value in “remix.” We need to relearn the lesson. The present teaches us about the potential in a new “hybrid economy” — one where commercial entities leverage value from sharing economies. That
Niki de Saint Phalle - "Heart Project with Mosaic"
Students create a mixed-media work of art using drawing materials and mosaics inspired by artist Niki de Saint Phalle. The content of the work will focus on self-expression. Concepts will include positive/negative space, contrast, and self-expression.
Welcome to zeroBio! This is a website for high school science students. You'll find a variety of interactive quizzes, games and puzzles to practice what you're learning in Grade 9 Science, Grade 11 Biology and Grade 12 Biology. There are also some specific student resources for each course. All of the quizzes and games and stuff have grade flags or other symbols like the ones below to help you choose the right content for your course.
Blackwood's magazine homepage
The Blackwood's Magazine homepage is a website devoted to the history of the magazine, published from 1817 to 1980. The site is the work of Professor David Finkelstein of Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh, and consists of: an essay entitled 'The Rise and Fall of the House of Blackwood's Magazine'; a bibliography of articles relating to the magazine and its authors published between 1850 and the present day; and a link to an online archive of Blackwood's Magazine issues from 1843 to 1963 host
What Is Existentialism? (Part 4 of 4)
Part 4 in a four part series on Existentialism. Run time 07:15.
17.433 International Relations of East Asia (MIT)
The aim of this lecture course is to introduce and analyze the international relations of East Asia. With four great powers, three nuclear weapons states and two of the world's largest economies, East Asia is one of the most dynamic and consequential regions in world politics. During the Cold War, East Asia witnessed intense competition and conflict between the superpowers and among the states in the region. In the post-Cold War era, the region has been an engine of the global economy while unde
English Language Teaching: History, Approaches and Methods (2012)
This course aims to present a critical and analytical historical overview of the methods used in teaching foreign languages to young students and adults, especially as applied to English Language Teaching (ELT). While the study of concepts and general issues around teaching and learning will be brief until the 19th century, from this century onwards the main methods used will be analysed in more detail. The theoretical/informative presentation of methods addresses the theoretical and practical i
The Daily's Double Shot 3/12/2010
Stories include the student rally to protest budget cuts and tuition increases; a movie review of "She's Out of My League"; Kim on the Street asking students about spring break plans; a discussion of commuting choices and issues on The Good, the Bad and the Rad; and a search for the best teriyaki on the Ave. Burgeoning journalists at the University of Washington's student newspaper The Daily take over UWTV airwaves for their first television program, on UWTV at 7 p.m. every Friday, starting Feb.
Health Management II Module Guide
Social Entrepreneurship : Putting Powerful Ideas to Work
a panel on social entrepreneurship as a catalyst for reducing poverty and strengthening economies in the developing world.
History of Egypt: Romans Times to the Present
This three minute video explains who the Muslims took over Egypt and the events that occured in that country from the time of the Roman conquest to the Suez Canal and its impact on the people. The video ends abruptly after Great Britain declares Egypt independent.
JMSB Executive Programs in Brazil -- Strategy
After a series of successful programs offered in Montreal for Brazilian executives, Concordia's John Molson School of Business introduces executive training programs in Brazil in partnership with INVENT -- Strategic Knowledge. Após uma série de bem sucedidos programas oferecidos em Montreal (Canada) para executivos Brasileiros, a Universidade de Concordia e John Molson School of Business introduzem seu programa de Desenvolvimento Executivo no Brasil em parceria com Invent -- Conhecimento Est
Being a 'good BRIC': how the rising BRIC economies can be a win-win for the global economy - Summer
As the 'are we'/'aren't we' debate continues around Britain's early or late emergence from the global recession it is clear that the so called 'BRIC' economies of Brazil, Russia, India and China are proving somewhat more resilient to the global economic downturn suffered by the Western economies. So how much can we learn from them about developing these new growing middle class markets abroad and how much do they still need our skill set in terms of their recent mergers and acquisitions? Boni So
Virtual Maths, Brick Density, Water Displacement method video
Video demonstrating how to measure the density of a brick using the water displacement method.
What the World Eats
This video version of What the World Eats, written by Faith D'Aluisio, includes text, narration, and pictures. The book is listed on the CoreStandards.org website as suggested reading material for grades 2-3. (10:20)
How to work out averages
This resource provides content and activities about averages. It gives examples of mean, median and mode and provides opportunities for learners to calculate each type.
How to measure length
This resource provides content and activities about measuring length. It introduces basic units of measurement, and presents opportunities for learners to estimate, read and convert measurements of length.
Brass, exhibiting grain boundary nucleation
A high zinc brass that forms large grains of β phase (yellow areas, due to higher copper content) and subsequently grains of γ form on β grain boundaries and also on non-metallic inclusions in the alloy.
Pearlitic malleable cast iron
A cast iron with a relatively low carbon content. The sample has been normalised at 900 °C for 72 hours in order to refine the grain size. The microstructure consists of pearlite with graphite.