The Exchange: What's not to like about Facebook's IPO?
Rob Cox talks to "The Facebook Effect" author David Kirkpatrick about why the social network may be a great invention but a risky investment.
Jim Knight (Roche) at the 2012 SFAF Meeting
By: JGI Jim Knight on "454 Sequencing: The Road to the Future" at the 2012 Sequencing, Finishing, Analysis in the Future Meeting held June 5-7, 2012 in Santa Fe, New Mexico.
EAHA Day 3 Session 1: Fire Lecture
Universities in the Eastern Africa Region have come together to implement an initiative Health Emergency Management Program (HEMP) that will build the capacity of local governments in the region to manage and plan for response to major disasters of public health importance. The Eastern African Region is prone to many natural and technological disasters of different kinds. There is not one nation in the region that is not vulnerable to the devastating effects of these disasters. Many of these dis
Procedures in Obstetrics & Gynaecology
Obstetrics and gynaecology is a practical subject. In order to be a competent practitioner, the trainee needs to acquire a broad range of skills. Learning the art and science of surgery and medicine has not changed over the centuries and most procedures are learnt by patient mentoring by senior colleagues. The purpose of this book is to provide the trainee with a step by step practical approach to a number of everyday procedures in Obstetrics and Gynaecology.The trainee will be able to use the t
IPL: Professor Tony Ballantyne - Knowledge and Communication in Colonial Otago
Professor Tony Ballantyne presents his Inaugural Professorial Lecture on the topic of “Knowledge and Communication in Colonial Otago”. 8 May 2012
Seminar in Environmental Science, Spring 2008
Required for all Earth, Atmospheric, and Planetary Sciences majors in the Environmental Science track, this course is an introduction to current research in the field. Stresses integration of central scientific concepts in environmental policy making and the chemistry, biology, and geology environmental science tracks. Revisits selected core themes for students who have already acquired a basic understanding of environmental science concepts. The topic for this term is geoengineering.
Nathan Gray presents "Equilibrating Mechanisms: the Intellectual Companionship of Hume & Smith"
Nathan Gray, Keene State College, discusses "Equilibrating Mechanisms: the Intellectual Companionship of Hume & Smith" at the 13th Annual Summer Institute for the History of Economic Thought conference at the Jepson School of Leadership Studies. June 29, 2012
Clean Energy Materials: Crystal Gazing on the Atomic Scale - Saiful Islam
Professor Saiful Islam, of the University's Department of Chemistry, gives a flavour of the fascinating chemistry behind green technologies such as hybrid petrol-electric cars and fuel cells
1.2 The growth of the legal system The legal system plays a significant and growing role in society as our lives become governed by an increasing number of laws. As our society has become more sophisticated, a greater number of laws have been required. This in turn has resulted in our legal system becoming increasingly more complex. Changes in technology, the way in which we live and the types of relationships we have are all reflected by the law. Society expects the law to reflect its ideas, values and culture, so the law has
The legal system plays a significant and growing role in society as our lives become governed by an increasing number of laws. As our society has become more sophisticated, a greater number of laws have been required. This in turn has resulted in our legal system becoming increasingly more complex. Changes in technology, the way in which we live and the types of relationships we have are all reflected by the law. Society expects the law to reflect its ideas, values and culture, so the law has
Illinois SBDC at Illinois State
Interested in starting a new, small business? The Illinois Small Business Development Center at Illinois State University (SBDC) was established in March 2005 to help entrepreneurs start a new business or expand or improve existing business. The Illinois SBDC offers one-on-one confidential counseling for all phases of business activities.
Dozens die in Baghdad attack
About 29 people, most of them women, killed by gunmen who police said left messages suggesting some of the victims were prostitutes. Rough cut (no reporter narration) Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe More updates and breaking news: http://smarturl.it/BreakingNews Reuters tells the world's stories like no one else. As the largest international multimedia news provider, Reuters provides coverage around the globe and across topics including business, financial, national, and interna
LeMay and Kennedy Argue Over Cuban Missile Crisis
In a secretly recorded meeting on October 19, 1962, President John F. Kennedy discusses the Cuban missile Crisis with his military advisors. After criticizing Kennedy’s call to blockade the island as too weak a response, Gen. Curtis LeMay, Air Force chief of staff, tells the president that his refusal to invade Cuba would encourage the Soviets to move on Berlin. (1:42)
30 Dolphins Stranded and Saved in Brazil
An exceptional video that shows these dolphins swimming onto a beach and not being able to return to the sea until the beach goes see their plight and drag them back into the water. The video shows the importance of working together without the need for leadership or verbal communication to do the right thing. Teachers may want to stop the video at the one minute mark and ask them what they would do and how they would do it. (3:34)
The Exchange: Is America in Decline?
Rob Cox looks at the state of the American economy with Michael Casey, Managing Editor at Dow Jones and Dan Gross, Economics Editor at Yahoo Finance.
Faulkner and Hemingway: Biography of a Literary Rivalry
William Faulkner and Ernest Hemingway, both winners of the Nobel Prize in Literature, carried on a nuanced and complex literary rivalry. At times, each voiced a shared professional respect; at other times, each thought himself the superior craftsman and spoke disparagingly of the other. Their relationship is discussed by author Joseph Fruscione. Speaker Biography: Joseph Fruscione is adjunct professor of English at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County, and adjunct assistant professor of
Great Powers and the State of the Global Economy [Audio]
Speaker(s): Professor Danny Quah | Danny Quah is Professor of Economics and Kuwait Professor at LSE. He is Senior Fellow at LSE IDEAS, and had previously served as LSE’s Head of Department for Economics (2006-2009) and Council Member on Malaysia’s National Economic Advisory Council (2009-2011). Quah is also Tan Chin Tuan Visiting Professor at the National University of Singapore, and lectures regularly at Peking University. He holds degrees from Princeton and Harvard, and was Assistant Pro
Talent Management in Practice
Talent management is widely held to be critical to an organisation's success. However, discussions with many Talent Managers in organisations reveal that the term means very different things in different organisations. The implications of this are discussed, plus what it takes to succeed as a talent manager.
Caterpillar Molting Timelapse
This timelapse video shows this Saturnia albofasciata 3rd instar caterpillar molt its skin. This whole process (preparation, molting and post-molting recovery) takes 2-3 days but all the real action happens during the actual shedding of the skin in only a few minutes. What a great resource to help build background knowledge and to help make real world connections between nature and the classroom. (1:23)