21L.002-3 Foundations of Western Culture II: Modernism (MIT)
This course comprises a broad survey of texts, literary and philosophical, which trace the development of the modern world from the seventeenth to the early twentieth century. Intrinsic to this development is the growth of individualism in a world no longer understood to be at the center of the universe. The texts chosen for study exemplify the emergence of a new humanism, at once troubled and dynamic in comparison to the old. The leading theme of this course is thus the question
Number systems and the rules for combining numbers can be daunting. This unit will help you to understand the detail of rational and real numbers, complex numbers and integers. You will also be introduced to modular arithmetic and the concept of a relation between elements of a set.
22.106 Neutron Interactions and Applications (MIT)
This course is a foundational study of the effects of single and multiple interactions on neutron distributions and their applications to problems across the Nuclear Engineering department - fission, fusion, and RST. Particle simulation methods are introduced to deal with complex processes that cannot be studied only experimentally or by numerical solutions of equations. Treatment will emphasize basic concepts and understanding, as well as showing the underlying scientific connections with curre
Penn Leads the Vote
Penn Leads the Vote, a nonpartisan student organization at the University of Pennsylvania held an Election Day march and rally on College Green November 2, 2010. PLTV students and Penn cheerleaders escorted Penn President Amy Gutmann to her polling place to vote. They operated a "war room" call center to reach out to registered student voters. Late that evening after the polls closed, a trio of PLTV co-executive directors was interviewed on BBC World News America. PLTV is based in the Fox Lea
21H.909 People and Other Animals (MIT)
A historical survey of the ways that people have interacted with their closest animal relatives, for example: hunting, domestication of livestock, worship of animal gods, exploitation of animal labor, scientific study of animals, display of exotic and performing animals, and pet keeping. Themes include changing ideas about animal agency and intelligence, our moral obligations to animals, and the limits imposed on the use of animals.
Boko Haram 'leader' claims attack on Nigerian town
Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe The purported leader of Boko Haram claims in a new video that his fighters were behind the attack on a Nigerian town that killed scores of civilians. Yiming Woo reports. Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe More 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 bus
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Lipstein on Hospitals
Steven Lipstein, President and CEO of BJC HealthCare--a $3 billion hospital system in St. Louis, Missouri--talks with EconTalk host Russ Roberts about the economics of hospitals. They discuss pricing, the advantages and disadvantages of specialization in modern medical care, and culture and governance of non-profit hospitals vs. for-profit hospitals. At the end they talk about the positives and negatives of a national health board patterned after the Federal Reserve.
Leeson on Pirates and the Invisible Hook
Peter Leeson of George Mason University and author of The Invisible Hook talks with EconTalk host Russ Roberts about the economics of 18th century pirates and what we can learn from their behavior. Leeson argues that pirates pioneered a number of important voluntary institutions such as constitutions as a way to increase the profitability of their enterprises. He shows how pirates used democracy and a separation of powers between the captain and the quartermaster to limit the potential for preda
Collier on Democracy and Violence
Paul Collier of Oxford University talks with EconTalk host Russ Roberts about the ideas in his new book, Wars, Guns, and Votes, a study of democracy and violence. Collier lays out the incentives facing a dictator who is considering the seductive appeal of holding an election. He defends his empirical work that forms the basis for many of the policy ideas in the book. Collier then makes the case for international military intervention to support democracies in poor countries.
Munger on Many Things
Mike Munger of Duke University talks with EconTalk host Russ Roberts about many things. Listeners sent in questions for Mike and Russ to talk about and they chose ten of the most interesting questions with the idea of talking about each for six minutes. The topics are the scarcity of clean water, asset bubbles, the role of Fannie and Freddie in the financial crisis, can a business pass a tax on to its customers (or maybe even its workers), compassionate food, the study of economics, how to choos
Enfermedades parasitarias (2012)
Enfermedades Parasitarias es una de las disciplinas clínicas adscritas al Departamento de Sanidad Animal. Se encarga del estudio de los procesos ocasionados por agentes parasitarios. En la actividad profesional del veterinario se encuentra íntimamente relacionada con otras materias, tales como Enfermedades Infecciosas, Epidemiología, Medicina Preventiva y Policía Sanitaria, Patología Médica, Anatomía Patológica, Farmacología, etc. Los contenidos teóricos y prácticos de esta disciplin
Coogan, Comedy and Making the Nation Laugh - Armando Ianucci
Armando Iannucci has been a producer, writer, columnist, and has stared in his shows. He has worked with some of the biggest and brightest stars of modern comedy; From Steve Coogan, Chris Morris and Peter Baynam to Stewart Lee and Adam Buxton. He was the brains behind shows such as ‘The Day Today’, ‘I’m Alan Partridge’, ‘The Friday Night Armistice’, ‘Time Trumpet’ and many more. In this talk he discusses his life in comedy with some great anecdotes from his successful career.
Pietro Metastasio : drammi per musica
The "Pietro Metastasio: drammi per musica" ["Pietro Metastasio: musical dramas"] project makes available online full-text of musical dramas produced by Pietro Metastasio (1698-1782). Twenty-six librettos in various editions - amounting to a corpus of one hundred and forty-one versions - are accessible. Metastasio often adapted or rewrote the same texts according to various criteria, including the suggestions received by his patrons. The "Didone abbandonata", for example, appeared in nine differe
2.1 Meanings of ‘imagination’ A natural starting point is to consider the ways in which ‘imagination’ and related terms such as ‘imagine’ and ‘image’ are used in everyday contexts. Imagine someone askin JMSB Executive Programs in Brazil -- Strategy SP.601J Feminist Theory (MIT) Ghosts, Witches and Portents in Early Modern Europe: Essay Bibliography Q 1.11 2009 K R Narayanan Oration: Rocket Science, Other Science: A trajectory of Indian science & technolo Virtual Maths, Density formula simulation
After a series of successful programs offered in Montreal for Brazilian executives, Concordia's John Molson School of Business introduces executive training programs in Brazil in partnership with INVENT -- Strategic Knowledge. Após uma série de bem sucedidos programas oferecidos em Montreal (Canada) para executivos Brasileiros, a Universidade de Concordia e John Molson School of Business introduzem seu programa de Desenvolvimento Executivo no Brasil em parceria com Invent -- Conhecimento Est
This course focuses on a range of theories of gender in modern life. In recent years, feminist scholars in a range of disciplines have challenged previously accepted notions of political theory such as the distinctions between public and private, the definitions of politics itself, the nature of citizenship, and the roles of women in civil society. In this course, we will examine different aspects of women's lives through the life cycle as seen from the vantage point of feminist theory. In addi
Ghosts, Witches and Portents in Early Modern Europe: Essay Bibliography Q 1.11
Professor Roddam Narasimha, Chairman, Engineering Mechanics Unit, Jawaharlal Nehru Centre for Advanced Scientific Research, India, will present the 2009 K R Narayanan Oration entitled "Rocket Science, Other Science: A trajectory of Indian science & technology from the 20th to the 21st century". In aerospace problems, fully turbulent flow and the transition to and from that state are of both practical and fundamental scientific interest. Turbulence has remained 'the chief outstanding difficulty o
Density, mass and volume interactive formula, simulation
A natural starting point is to consider the ways in which ‘imagination’ and related terms such as ‘imagine’ and ‘image’ are used in everyday contexts.
Imagine someone askin
JMSB Executive Programs in Brazil -- Strategy
SP.601J Feminist Theory (MIT)
Ghosts, Witches and Portents in Early Modern Europe: Essay Bibliography Q 1.11
2009 K R Narayanan Oration: Rocket Science, Other Science: A trajectory of Indian science & technolo
Virtual Maths, Density formula simulation