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.
24.961 Introduction to Phonology (MIT)
This course serves as an introduction to the current research questions in phonological theory. Topics include metrical and prosodic structure, features and their phonetic basis in speech, acquisition and parsing, phonological domains, morphology, and language change and reconstruction. Activities include problem solving, squibs, and data collection.
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
The Syrian Civil War: The Resilience of Civil Society [Audio]
Speaker(s): Lina Sinjab | In this talk, the BBC's Lina Sinjab will focus on the realities on the ground in Syria and the resilient civil society that is striving to continue amidst the civil war and the Islamic challenges.
IASFM 12 Conference: State of Forced Migration Address Podcast
This podcast was recorded at opening address of the 12th International Association for the Study of Forced Migration (IASFM) conference. This podcast was recorded at opening address of the 12th International Association for the Study of Forced Migration (IASFM) conference, which was held on Sunday 29th June 2009 in Nicosia, Cyprus. Presented by Dr. Nicholas Van Hear, University of Oxford.
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Media Coverage from WTVG
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
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
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.
Breakingviews: PepsiCo, GE could split in 2012
PepsiCo, GE are among the companies that could spin off parts of their businesses in 2012 according to Reuters Breakingviews columnists.
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
Brian Schmidt Q&A - The Universe from Beginning to End
Brian Schmidt of the Australian National University answers questions following his lecture entitled The Universe from Beginning to End
1.5 Organising information How confident are you that you know when it is appropriate to cite references (refer to the work of other people) in your written work? 5 – Very confident 4 – Confident 3 – Fairly confident 2 – Not very confident 1 – Not confident at all How confident do you feel about producing bibliographies (lists of references) in an appropriate format to accompany your written
How confident are you that you know when it is appropriate to cite references (refer to the work of other people) in your written work?
5 – Very confident
4 – Confident
3 – Fairly confident
2 – Not very confident
1 – Not confident at all
How confident do you feel about producing bibliographies (lists of references) in an appropriate format to accompany your written
Video: ‘The Contradictions of Capitalism’ at RSA Apr 9, 2014
The Contradictions of Capitalism Royal Society for the Arts 9 April 2014
16.885J Aircraft Systems Engineering (MIT)
16.885J offers a holistic view of the aircraft as a system, covering: basic systems engineering; cost and weight estimation; basic aircraft performance; safety and reliability; lifecycle topics; aircraft subsystems; risk analysis and management; and system realization. Small student teams retrospectively analyze an existing aircraft covering: key design drivers and decisions; aircraft attributes and subsystems; and operational experience. Oral and written versions of the case study are delivered
Robins School of Business: Study Abroad
A closer look at the Robins School's Study Abroad program through the perspectives of students who spent an entire semester engaged in international study. The Robins School was named #1 for International Business by Bloomberg Businessweek in 2011. For more information, please visit www.robins.richmond.edu/international
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