After making billions, Alibaba's chief steps back
Jan. 16 - With his Alibaba empire larger than ever and a personal $3.4 billion fortune, Jack Ma is retiring as CEO to become executive chairman. But the Chinese entrepreneur isn't done yet.
Systems as the Driver for Synthetic Biology
By: RASEIBoulder We now possess the ability to read and write DNA. These tools are not only revolutionizing biotechnology but also the basic life sciences as well. The challenge is that we are still learning the grammar. In other words, we often do not know which genetic perturbations to make in order to alter the behavior of an organism. As a result, synthetic biology still involves much trial and error. Moreover, we are still far from the point where we can engineer new organisms from scratch
GCC prospects bright if policies change - First Solar
Jan. 17 - First Solar, the world's biggest thin-film panel producer, says the GCC is a major growth market but policies in the region must first change for the solar industry to really take off.
Breakingviews: JPM's schoolboy risk management
Jan 18 - Antony Currie and Breakingviews columnists lay out how the litany of errors that led to JPMorgan's $6.2 bln trading hit should leave risk managers everywhere worried.
BattleCode 2013 Day 4 Recorded 1/10/13
U.S. Week Ahead: Apple's moment of truth!
Jan. 18 - Apple comes out with earnings on Wednesday after reports it's cutting back on parts. Pay close attention to what it says about iPhone 5 sales, according to Reuters Breakingviews' Rob Cyran.
1: Concepts of Information Technology
This module includes the basics and theories of ICT, including types of computer, networks, how, why and who people access information using ICT. This module is the first under the ECDL (AKA ICDL) qualification, written for Windows XP and Office 2003
Embedding Design Patterns in a Methodology for a Design Science of e-Learning
The discourse of research and practice in e-learning has been dominated by two extremes. On one hand, ethereal abstractions, which provide sound principles but do not lend themselves to implementation. On the other hand, detailed anecdotes which provide fascinating insights but pose a challenge to generalization. The void in between these two extremes calls for representations which capture transferable and modular elements of design knowledge. Design patterns originated as a form for democrati
Geology and Human Health
This site from the "On the Cutting Edge" workshop series contains a variety of educational and supporting materials for both students and faculty teaching in the emerging field of geology and human health. You will find links to internet resources, books, teaching activities, and a group listserv, as well as posters, presentations and discussions from the spring 2004 workshop on Geology and Human Health.
Cold War: Iron Curtain - part 1/5
1945 - 1947 The Soviet Union dominates Eastern Europe. Churchill warns of the consequences. Stalin insists that the governments of the Soviet Union's client states be procommunist. Impoverished after the war, Great Britain opts out as a world power. The U.S. assumes the mantle of world leadership.
This is a large quiz on computer basics divided into 10 levels. The levels cover topics such as Windows XP, using Microsoft Office 2000, using the internet and using email. The module contains the following levels: Computer Basics Windows XP Office2000 The Internet Email Internet Safety Access Excel Word2000 Powerpoint
Computer Applications Technology - Grade 10
Short answer questions on using Windows
Distinguished Innovator Lecture Series: In-Sik Rhee
In-Sik Rhee, Co-Founder Opsware Inc. In Sik Rhee has co-founded 2 successful startup companies and has developed technologies across a wide spectrum of domain knowledge - from end-user packaged software to high-end mission critical enterprise systems. In Sik self-taught software programming at the age of 12 and began developing commercial software as a 19-year old. In Sik was most recently a co-founder and Chief Tactician at Opsware (NASDAQ: OPSW), formerly Loudcloud. There he played a diverse
Workers Bookstore and School Concert and Dance announcement
Pittsburgh Workers School; Cultural Activities;Robert Minor;Announcement for a Labor Day concert and dance sponsored by the Workers School.
Corliss Lamont Lecture announcement
Recognition of the Soviet Union;Thomas Lamont; Soviet Union;Announcement of a lecture by Corliss Lamont, former professor of philosophy at Columbia University, titled "On Understanding Soviet Russia."
This is an activity for circuit testing. This object is also designed for presentation via Windows-based hand-held devices.
This is an activity that shows how changes in the diameter of a circle affect the circle's other attributes; how changes in a rectangle's width and height affect its other qualities; and how changes in a triangle's width and height affect its other attributes.This object is also designed for presentation via Windows-based hand-held devices.
This is an activity in which students need to calculate how much effort, and how many pulleys are needed to lift different loads. This object is also designed for presentation via Windows-based hand-held devices.
"City of Louisville" at Howard's Shipyard
The boat was built at the Howard Shipyards in 1894. The ship was 301 feet x 42.7 feet x 7 feet.
Learn Basic Computer Skills : Moving Files in Microsoft Windows
Moving files in Windows XP is a basic skill you'll need to know to master this operating system.
Expert: Ross Safronoff
Bio: Ross Safronoff started using a two piece VHS camera system, and then progressed to a 8mm camcorder, then Hi-8, followed by a mini-DV, and finally a Digital8.
Filmmaker: Ross Safronoff