Polite drones could soon form efficient armies
Full story: http://www.newscientist.com/article/dn25792 Robots that can navigate in unknown spaces have been given a set of manners to help them coordinate their in-flight movements
BADM 241-03, Financial Accounting, Fall 2006
This syllabus was submitted to the Rhodes College Office of Academic Affairs by the course instructor,This course studies the principles of financial accounting which are used to communicate financial information to external parties. The study of financial accounting provides a strong foundation for future courses in business and finance. The student is introduced to theoretical accounting concepts and the practical application of accounting procedures. Techniques used to analyze the nature of b
Third Part of the Part 1 of A History of Scotland
A history of Scotland starting with the very first clan/tribe. This BBC documentary is suitable for middle school and high school students.
Literary Festival 2014: Poetry Reading [Audio]
Speaker(s): Professor Fiona Sampson | Fiona Sampson has published more than twenty-five books of poetry, criticism and philosophy of language, and received the Newdigate Prize, a Cholmondeley Award and Writer’s Awards from the Arts Councils of England and of Wales as well as prizes in Macedonia and the US. She has twice been shortlisted for both the T.S. Eliot and Forward Prizes. Published in more than thirty languages, she is the editor of Poem and professor of poetry at the University of Roe
An approach for the interoperation of web-distributed applications with a design model
This paper defines the data and inference requirements for the integration of analysis applications with a product model described by a CAD/CAE application. Application input conditions often require sets of complex data that may be considered views of a product model database. We introduce a method that is compatible with the STEP and PLIB product description standards to define an intermediate model that selects, extracts, and validates views of information from a product model to serve as inp
Rethinking Investment Treaty Law: An Investor's Perspective - Repsol / YPF in Argentina [Audio]
Speaker(s): Pablo Fernandez, Carlos Lopez, Miguel Klingenberg | The recent expropriation of Repsol by the Argentine government raises important legal, diplomatic and policy issues that put into question the current system of international investment protection. This seminar invites to debate on this issues from the investor's perspective. Pablo Fernández is Professor of Finance at the IESE Business School, Madrid. Carlos López Jall is the Director of International Organizations and European Af
History of Animation, Part 3
Part three of this series starts with the history of animation at Disney Studios. This is a student-created project that about the history of animation. Suitable for middle school and high school students.
Video Brain Teaser #60
Videos that provide viewers with brain teasers/mental puzzles. These may consist of problems dealing with the arrangement of matchsticks, coins, and other items. May include pencil drawing games, optical illusions, hidden images and "Find the Twin" problems.
Veggie Tales-The Star of Christmas part 5
The VeggieTales gang is back for their second Christmas episode. Though the setting is Victorian England, old Ebenezer Scrooge is nowhere in sight, refreshingly. Cavis Appythart and Millward Phelps (Bob and Larry) are just finishing up their first holiday musical in an effort to "teach London to love." However, their hearts aren't in the right place, and the play has more electrical lights than well-meaning words. When they learn that a local church plans to bring out a priceless artifact for th
Pregnancy with diabetes
Dr Roger Gadsby from the institute of education at Warwick Medical School talks about a study in to how women with diabetes plan for pregnancy which could have major implications for care in this area.
Perinatal HIV This book enables midwives, nurses and doctors to care for pregnant women and their infants in communities where HIV infection is present. Special emphasis has been placed on the prevention of mother-to-infant transmission of HIV.
This book enables midwives, nurses and doctors to care for pregnant women and their infants in communities where HIV infection is present. Special emphasis has been placed on the prevention of mother-to-infant transmission of HIV.
BADM 452-01, Cases in Financial Mangement, Fall 2006
This course should be fun! We don’t mean backslapping, playground fun; rather, it should be intellectually fun. If you are working as hard as you should in BA 452 and 472, you will feel challenged and at times perhaps a little lost. However, you should also experience a sense of accomplishment when you meet the challenge of completing a challenging homework assignment or preparing and presenting a complex case. You should experience in these courses flashes of enlightenment—moments when theo
'Obsessive compulsive font disorder': the challenge of supporting pupils writing with the computer
Writing with the computer provokes and enables pupils to engage with aspects of multimodal design [Multiliteracies: Literacy Learning and the Design of Social Futures, Routledge, London, 2000]. At the same time the traditional stages of the writing process become much more fluid and integrated [Aust. J. Language Literacy 17(3) (1994) 183]. These consequences of technology are not recognised within the curriculum, the assessment system or current models of teaching the writing process in the
Video: ‘The Contradictions of Capitalism’ at RSA Apr 9, 2014
The Contradictions of Capitalism Royal Society for the Arts 9 April 2014
Politics in 60 seconds. Social democracy
Professor Steven Fielding defines a polical concept in 60 seconds for those with a spare minute to learn something new. This videocast focuses on social democracy as a political concept. Warning: video does contain bloopers and out takes. May 2010 Suitable for Undergraduate study and Community education Professor Steven Fielding, School of Politics and International Relations Professor Steven Fielding is Professor of Political History and Director of the Centre for British Politics: CBP at
Orient : report of the society for Near Eastern studies in Japan
This Web page gives access to the full-text of 'Orient: Report of the Society for Near Eastern Studies in Japan' (1960-2004), and despite the word 'report' in the title this is actually a substantial academic journal. Tables of contents, abstracts, and PDF files of articles are all freely available online. The journal was published in English, with occasional articles in German and French, and was devoted to reports and scholarly articles on archaeological and historical topics, with forays into
Pakistani lawyers burn effigies wrapped in French flag
Lawyers in Pakistan's Karachi protest against the French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo for issuing cartoons insulting the Prophet Mohammad. 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,
Jeff Gold Inaugural Lecture - The Leader's Conundrum or 'You cannot lift yourself up by your own shi
The aim of the lecture will be to do demonstrate the need to challenge continuing traditional images of leaders, often depicted at the apex of things, on top of a hill or at the centre of a complex web of activity. I will argue that those nominated as leaders MUST become aware of what I will call the leader's conundrum and complement their inspiration with 99 x perspiration. To appreciate this call, attendees to the lecture as respectfully asked to do the following just before the lecture: a.
CMS.600 Videogame Theory and Analysis (MIT)
This course will serve as an introduction to the interdisciplinary academic study of videogames, examining their cultural, educational, and social functions in contemporary settings. By playing, analyzing, and reading and writing about videogames, we will examine debates surrounding how they function within socially situated contexts in order to better understand games' influence on and reflections of society. Readings will include contemporary videogame theory and the completion of a contempora
Behavior-based Computational Design Methodologies: Integrative processes for force defined material
With the introduction of physics-based algorithms and modeling environments, design processes have been shifting from the representation of materiality to the simulation of approximate material descriptions. Such computational processes are based upon enacting physical and material behavior, such as gravity, drag, tension, bending, and inflation, within a generative modeling environment. What is often lacking from this strategy is an overall understanding of computational design; that informati