The Battle for Control of Online Communications
The Internet offers users many opportunities for communicating and exchanging ideas, but abuse, censorship, and the manipulation of Internet traffic have put free and open communication at risk. In this talk, Georgia Tech Associate Professsor, Nick Feamster, will present approaches developed to preserve free and open communication on the Internet in the face of numerous threats. First discussed is the threat of message abuse (e.g., spam) and methods developed for mitigating it. Next, is the deve
Darwin for a day
As part of the University of Nottingham, School of Biology's 200 years of Darwin celebrations, evolutionary geneticist Professor John Brookfield in full Victorian attire delivered a talk, as Darwin, on the theory of evolution via natural selection. In this video Professor John Brookfield is interviewed about his experience of being Darwin for a day Interview took place March 2009 Suitable for Undergraduate study and community education Professor John Brookfield, Professor of Evolutionary G
This case study describes the use of pod casts to support and enhance student decision making in the development and running of a new simulated company using business simulation software
Sesame Street: All I Want for Christmas
Big Bird sings about what he wants for Christmas. He wants Christmas to end so he can see Snuffy. (02:18)
R&D | Tor Erik Hermansen | Salon 1 (5 of 6)
Tor Erik Hermansen, Music Producer and Songwriter, Co-Founder of Stargate, discusses the music world and the discovery and curation process he has used to write such hit songs as Beyoncé's Irreplaceable and Katy Perry's Firework. MoMA R&D Salon 1: A Curator's Tale http://momarnd.moma.org/ October 15, 2012 All videos © 2014 The Museum of Modern Art, New York
Lecture 1 - Introduction to Food Toxicology - Video
Course requirements, motivation for undertaking this course of study.
Transformations - Rotation - A Virtual Manipulative
With this virtual manipulative you can create objects with pattern block pieces and explore Rotations ("Turns") as transformations of the plane. There are more instructions to the right of the manipulative.
If You Need to Know the Seasons - Rap Song
This is a catchy song to help young children learn about the 4 different seasons. Lyrics include, "Winter, Spring, Summer, and Fall... If you need to know the seasons, give me a call! W-I-N-T-E-R That spells winter wherever you are. Freezing weather and lots of snow. Down the hill on your sled you go.... " Lyrics are also provided on the screen. (01:28)
Notebook: Cyber Bullying (CBS News)
Bullying through electronic media has surfaced as a serious issue. Katie Couric offers her perspective, as she says that parents need to have a talk with their children about this growing problem. By one count one of three kids are being bullied.
Cyberbullying: Broken Friendship
A friendship is broken when a teen gives her best friend's password to some other girls at school. By sharing out your password it opens you up to getting bullied.
Residential displacement and densification effects of international migrants 2001-2011 [Audio]
Speaker(s): Ian Gordon | Editor's note: We apologise for the poor quality of this podcast. LSE London's 2014 Lent term seminar series begins on the 20th of January. Speakers from within and beyond LSE will focus on London's current economic and political environment London, covering relevant issues such as the private rented sector, the distribution of poverty and the densification effects of international migrants. Presenters include academics and practitioners from relevant fields. Each semina
Checklist - Language Assistantship
This is a resource released as part of the E-Portfolio Toolkit based on experience of developing the “Year Abroad E-Portfolio”, undertaken by the School of Languages at Leeds Metropolitan University.
Guide to the American Service Institute Records, ca. 1920-1961
The American Service Institute was founded in Pittsburgh in 1941 with the purpose of working through the organized structure of the Pittsburgh community to promote better understanding and appreciation among people of all cultural and national backgrounds. The American Service Institute was in existence from 1941 through 1961. The records include material from the 1920s through 1961. The records include minutes and committees, unpublished studies and reports, ASI community projects, immigration
The Story of India- Beginnings (pt. 3)
This documentary is about the history of India. It traces the roots of
the social, religious, and historical roots of the civilization there.
The series contains many interviews with Indian citizens of all sorts.
Literary Festival 2013: Between Curatorial and Urban Practice [Audio]
Speaker(s): Dr Clémentine Deliss, Elke Krasny, Maria Lind, Justin McGuirk | In recent years arts practice has shifted towards new modes of collaborative production while digital platforms continually offer new ways to distribute and engage with the arts. As performing and visual arts organisations are transforming relationships with audiences, more varied roles have emerged for curators beyond exhibition making and collections management. Curating has evolved to embrace audience-generated conte
Understanding the Greenhouse Efftect
This educational video explains the greenhouse effect. It describes the process how the earth’s atmosphere captures the sun’s heat to maintains the earth’s temperature. However, the emission of green house gases from industries and cars have thickened our atmosphere and therefore earth’s atmosphere captures more heat than required, resulting in global warming. This effect is known as the green house effect. There is no sound in the video.
Addressing Climate Change - Chevron Human Energy Stories
Chevron is working to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions while expanding its energy supply portfolio to meet the world's energy needs. This is essentially the viewpoint of the company. Very little content and the explanations are vague and lack data. The lowest rated video on the site. (01:59)
An Inconvenient Truth: Trailer
Excerpts from this video on global warming. Shows impact of global warming on the Earth and its people. May be too dramatic for younger students.
Alanine Transaminase vs. Socio-Cultural Factors in determining body mass increase
Maciej Henneberg gives a talk for the UBVO seminar series entitled 'Alanine Transaminase is a better marker than Socio-Cultural Factors for Body Mass Increase in Healthy Males: A Study of 46,000 Swiss Conscripts'.