Purdue Team Breaks Rube Goldberg World Record
The Purdue Society of Professional Engineers team broke the Guinness World Record for largest Rube Goldberg machine ever with 300 total steps to accomplish the simple task of popping a balloon. The team also took the People's Choice award at the 25th annual national championship. https://dev.www.purdue.edu/newsroom/general/2012/120331RubeNational.html
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Ian Hacking on The Biosocial Being
Philosopher Ian Hacking delivers the 2011 Ioan Davies Memorial Lecture entitled Who Are You? The Biosocial Being. The lecture took place at York University on November 14, 2011.
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CULTURE NUMÉRIQUE : 06 Les logiciels libres (Vidéo)
«Free, as in free-speech, not free-beer» Les logiciels sont des biens technologiques très particuliers, car ils permettent l'accès aux différentes données. La mainmise sur le secteur du logiciel pourrait avoir des conséquences catastrophiques sur les mémoires des entreprises et des sociétés. Les logiciels libres permettent de construire l'espace numérique comme un ...
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171: What’s wrong with banking regulation today?
Indebtedness is both a consumer and a financial industry problem. Regulatory bodies think more banking regulations will fix the problem. INSEAD Professor of Banking and Finance Jean Dermine is not so sure.
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The Problems of Inflation
Presented at FEE on 3 April 1968. Includes a portion of the Question and Answer period. [1:07:18]


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Marriage Under the Influence of the Idea of Contract

Nowadays only one opinion is expressed about the influence which the "economic" has exercised on sexual relations; it is said to have been thoroughly bad. The original natural purity
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The Libertarian Manifesto on Pollution

All right: Even if we concede that full private property in resources and the free market will conserve and create resources, and do it far better than government regulation, what of the problem
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The Eurozone: A Moral-Hazard Morass

European politicians are still trying to save the project of the euro. They design ever-greater bailout packages. Along with the bailouts, an economic government may be forthcoming. Countries may give up parts of their sovereignty. The character of the European Monetary Union (EMU), and even the European Union (EU), may change forever.

While it is still unclear where future developments wil
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Tommy Hilfiger at Notre Dame
Tommy Hilfiger, fashion designer and founder of global apparel and retail company Tommy Hilfiger Group, spoke at Notre Dame on April 7th, 2010 about entrepreneurship in the retail industry and the qualities of successful leadership.
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Stefan Karpinski and Jeff Bezanson - Julia Programming Language

"Julia is a high-level, high-performance dynamic programming language for technical computing, with syntax that is familiar to users of other technical computing environments. It provides a sophisticated compiler, distributed parallel execution, numerical accuracy, and an extensive mathematical function library." - julialang.org

Here, we meet two members of the Julia design team - Stefan Karpinski an
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Campuswide Commencement - May 12, 2012
Spring Commencement Ceremony, May 12, 2012 Keynote Speaker Eric E. Schmidt M.S. '79, Ph.D. '82 Executive Chairman, Google http://commencement.berkeley.edu/
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I Wanna Iguana
Karen Kauffman Orloff reads her book out loud and you follow along. (05:23)
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SeaWiFS Ocean Views on a Globe
By monitoring the color of reflected light via satellite, scientists can determine how successfully plant life is photosynthesizing. A measurement of photosynthesis is essentially a measurement of successful growth, and growth means successful use of ambient carbon. Until now, scientists have only had a continuous record of photosynthesis on land. But following three years of continual data collected by the SeaWiFS instrument, NASA has gathered the first record of photosynthetic productivity in
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Iowans Take Care of Each Other
In this States video, Tom Arnold shares with us why Iowans take care of each other and how they feel protective of one another and their state. He also discusses that the worst thing about Iowa is the lack of a direct flight to the state from Los Angeles. (1:15)
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Part 1- Mode and Tempo in Technological Change (Workshop)
Workshop: Mode and Tempo in Technological Change Cultural Evolution: Rob Boyd, Anthropology, UCLA Economic and Organizational Change: Johann Peter Murmann, Australian School of Business of the University of New South Wales Phylogenetics: Mike Alfaro, Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, UCLA Discussant: James Griesemer, Philosophy, UC Davis Organized by Chris Kelty, Institute for Society and Genetics, UCLA Contact Chris Kelty ckelty@ucla.edu Friday, December 2, 2011
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New UTMC Outpatient Facilities
The UT Medical Center will cut the ribbon to celebrate the completion of extensive renovations to a number of outpatient clinics Wednesday, May 2, at 10:30 a.m. in the basement of Dowling Hall beneath the Orthopedic Center. The new space houses Outpatient Rehabilitation Services, which includes physical therapy, occupational therapy and speech therapy, as well as neuropsychological and social work services. In addition, the space houses clinics for physical medicine and rehabilitation, audiolog
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Word Family "og" Picture Book
In this short animated picture book, young learners will be introduced to the "og" word family. Words include hog, dog, frog, jog, log, smog, and bog. Visuals that accompany each word are clear and colorful. This is a great resource to introduce and/or to review word families in the early childhood classroom. (0:59)
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Scary Movies: Know When Kids of all Ages Are Ready
This video shows the negative effects that scary films can have on unprepared children. The video has interviews and suggestions to help parents and teachers understand the difference between fact and fantasy. Children under seven are in need of more protection. The video also offers many suggestions on how to deal with children and make sure they stay away from these videos. The video also points out that even high school students may be at danger by watching videos of unsocial activities and t
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Thank A-You
Held by the Auburn University student body for the first time on March 20, 2012, Thank A-You Day kicked off Auburn's annual Student Giving Campaign. The Haley Center Concourse event helped students better understand how private charitable giving by our alumni and friends benefits Auburn and provides opportunities for students. More than 1,300 students said "thanks" to our many generous donors by signing our thank-you card and recording video testimonials. Many students began their own legacy of
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