The Holloway Series in Poetry - Honoring the Life and Work of Larry Eigner
When Larry Eigner arrived in this world "palsied from a hard birth" the accepted view was that the severity of his injury made him uneducable. An inspired bar-mitzvah gift of a 1940 Royal portable typewriter opened a pathway to his becoming a poet. This event celebrates the publication in four folio volumes of the Collected Poems of Larry Eigner. POETS/SPEAKERS. Robert Grenier, Lyn Hejinian, Richard Eigner, Rebecca Gaydos, Kit Robinson, Michael Davidson, George Hart, Albert Gelpi, Hillary Grav
SP.769 Photovoltaic Solar Energy Systems (MIT)
This class will study the behavior of photovoltaic solar energy systems, focusing on the behavior of "stand-alone" systems. The design of stand-alone photovoltaic systems will be covered. This will include estimation of costs and benefits, taking into account any available government subsidies. Introduction to the hardware elements and their behavior will be included.
Carriages, Carts and Wagons
Conjuring a wheel from elm and iron is one big geometry problem for John Boag, Colonial Williamsburg wheelwright.
Linking fungi, soil, cider and food security
This week in the Planet Earth Podcast: Duncan Cameron, Karl Evans and Despina Berdeni of the University of Sheffield explain how their work on the relationship between fungi and cider apple trees could help Heineken produce better cider, and improve food security and UK biodiversity.
Learning spaces: evaluation
A presentation which provides an overview of key research questions relating to the development of fit for purpose learning spaces
Attention to Scaling
In this video segment from Cyberchase, the CyberSquad analyzes the bar graph data showing the number of bugs in each room in the Cybrary. After comparing their bar graph to the one created by Hacker, the CyberSquad realizes that the issue may be a difference in scale. This segment is the second of three segments. Check out “Inventing Bar Graphs” to see how the CyberSquad created their bar graph. Watch “The Power of the Whole Picture” to see how they explain the
Printable wordsearch based on the story of Fionn and the Fianna. Answers also included.
UO Today #579 Anthony Doerr
Anthony Doerr, writer. He talks about and reads from his new novel All the Light We Cannot See. Doerr also discusses his writing process.
Ivar Aasen-tunet is a centre for documentation and information about Nynorsk (New Norwegian) and Ivar Andreas Aasen. The centre is sponsored by Nynorsk kultursentrum (New Norwegian Culture Centre). It keeps a great collection of texts and artefacts concerning Aasen and Nynorsk. Ivar Andreas Aasen (1813 - 1896) was a Norwegian philologist, lexicographer, playwright and poet and it is his work in reforming the language that led to the creation of Nynorsk which is one of the two official languages
Taking the Citizenship Oath
In the registering process, after going through a number of steps and passing the examinations many immigrants have to take a citizenship oath. In this video clip, American citizens discuss what it was like taking the citizenship oath. (2:07)
Methodological Approach for the Integration of Material Information and Performance in the Design Co
As computational design processes have moved from representation to simulation, the focus has shifted towards advanced integration of performance as a form defining measure. Performance, though, is often assessed purely on the level of geometry and stratified between hierarchically independent layers. When looking at tension-active membrane systems, performance is integrated across multiple levels and with only the membrane material itself, defining the structural, spatial and atmospheric qualit
Greek bailout defuses wider blow-up - Breakingviews
Feb. 21 - The Greek bail-out makes the best of a bad job, and it is better to have a deal, even if Greece will try to wriggle out of it later, than to have a blow-up in Athens next month say Breakingviews.
Bekende Belgen Dit presentatie kan gebruikt worden bij de les 'Leven in België', 'België en Belgen', 'België en zijn bevolking'.
Dit presentatie kan gebruikt worden bij de les 'Leven in België', 'België en Belgen', 'België en zijn bevolking'.
Building a Business: Taking the First Steps: Company Basics
Russell Smith, CEO of Business Boffins Ltd, presents the 1st lecture of the 2011/12 Building a Business lecture series.
Building a Business: Evaluating a Venture Idea
Pegram Harrison, Fellow in Entrepreneurship at the Said Business School, presents the 2nd lecture of the 2011/12 Building a Business lecture series.
How Does the Earth Change? Part 2
This brief video is only one minute and fifteen seconds, but in this short time, the narrator discusses volcanoes and earthquakes.
How to obtain funding
Panel discussion presented by Rob Rafael at the 2011 NSF ADVANCE Workshop: Negotiating the Ideal Faculty Position, A Workshop for Underrepresented PhDs and Postdocs in Science, Engineering and […]
Sustaining enterprise education
This presentation examines the impact of enterprise education on the career aspiration, decisions and intentions of HE students
Defrag: Windows Search, Delaying Windows Update, Reboot Requirements Microsoft tech troubleshooter extraordinaire Gov Maharaj and I help walk you through troubleshooting solutions to your tech support problems. If you have a problem you want to send us, you can use the Problem Step Recorder in Windows 7 (see this for details on how) and send us the zip file to DefragShow@microsoft.com. We will also be checking comme
Microsoft tech troubleshooter extraordinaire Gov Maharaj and I help walk you through troubleshooting solutions to your tech support problems. If you have a problem you want to send us, you can use the Problem Step Recorder in Windows 7 (see this for details on how) and send us the zip file to DefragShow@microsoft.com. We will also be checking comme
Mexico: Hotbed for UFO Activity
This video clip contains information on the July 11, 1991 supposed sighting of a UFO. Mexico became a hotbed of UFO activity immediately following this sighting Millions have seen and hundreds filmed, objects in the skies of Mexico. (1:20)