"Camp Technology" (1936)
This vintage film from 1936 shows the daily routines of work (and play) at MIT's surveying camp for civil engineering students. It was known affectionately as "Camp Technology" and for years was held at a site on the shores of Gardner Lake near East Machias, Maine. Courtesy of MIT Museum. [T6115]
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The Ignorance of New York Magazine

[Transcribed from the Libertarian Tradition podcast episode "The Ignorance of 'New York Magazine.'"]

On Boxing Day, December 26, New York magazine ran an article — "The Trouble with
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Microelectronics
The MSc programme in Microelectronics is supported by the Department of Microelectronics and Computer Engineering. It takes 24 months and is fully conducted in English. The programme offers challenging high-level education and research to talented students holding a BSc degree in technology or science. The first year comprises theoretical study, assignments and laboratory work. The second year is largely devoted to the graduation project, which involves participating in one of the university's a
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A Message of Hope from the Dismal Science

People have spilled a lot of ink both digital and real about the state of the world, kids these years, and the apparent moral and cultural poverty of modernity. We are facing, we are told, an economic crisis unlike anything we have experienced in our lifetimes, with this indicator or that indicator appearing in various outlet
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28 Jan 2011: A Conversation with His Excellency Namik Tan
His Excellency Namik Tan was appointed the ambassador of the Republic of Turkey to the United States in February 2010. Prior to this appointment, he was deputy undersecretary of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, responsible for bilateral political affairs and public diplomacy. He was previously ambassador of the Republic of Turkey to Israel from 2007 to 2009. Tan joined the Turkish Ministry of Foreign Affairs in 1982. After working in the Department of Maritime Affairs, he was posted to Moscow as
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British Foreign Policy - Challenges facing the next Prime Minister
This public debate marks the launch of British Diplomacy: Foreign Secretaries Reflect edited by Graham Ziegner (Politico's, March '07). The book includes contributions from five former UK Foreign Secretaries who provide a unique insight into the thoughts and actions of the holders of one of the most difficult and challenging posts within British government, highlighting the problems faced during their time as Foreign Secretary and giving a personal account of how these problems were tackled. Pro
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Penn State professor Joan Redwing discusses harnessing solar energy on a very small scale
Joan Redwing, professor of electrical engineering and materials science at Penn State, researches ways to harness the sun's power by conducting it through wires made of silicon.
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Election Fellows
The Election Fellows program is a partnership among the University of Rochester, Monroe Community College, Roberts Wesleyan College, and the Monroe County Board of Elections. Through the program, 150 undergraduates (50 from each school) had the opportunity to participate directly in the electoral process by working as college poll inspectors, assisting voters as they casted their ballots in the November 2nd general election. Housed in the Rochester Center for Community Leadership at the Universi
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Nobel Laureate Derek Walcott on his life and work
English professor, Christian Campbell, interviews Caribbean poet and playwright, Derek Walcott, winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1992. Walcott discusses issues of identity, culture, and language in this illuminating conversation, filmed at Hart House Theatre on November 23, 2010.
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Launch of HMS Albion at Blackwall (1898)
E.P. Prestwich's footage of the launch of the battleship HMS Albion on 21 June 1898 looks deceptively serene and gentle. What it doesn't show is that when the ship hit the water for the first time, it created a wave that swept away a jetty, drowning an estimated 39 people in the process, one of the worst peacetime disasters in the Thames's history. The film is included in the new BFI DVD 'Tales from the Shipyard', featuring over five hours of documentary film revealing the history of British
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American Experience: Seabiscuit
Seabiscuit was dung-colored and boxy, with stumpy legs that wouldn't completely straighten, a straggly tail and an ungainly gait, but though he didn't look the part, he was one of the most remarkable thoroughbred racehorses in history. (53:37)
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UW Gymnastics Rewind: 01/21/2011
Highlights from the UW Women's Gymnastic Meet on 01/21/2011.
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CO 1069-37

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Description: Visit of His Royal Highness The Prince of Wales to the Gold Coast Colony 1925

Location: Ghana

Date: 1925

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La prolifération des images - Yves Michaud (video)

Ces 20 dernières années, les images ont pris une place prépondérante dans nos sociétés. Les magasins, les lieux publics regorgent de murs d’images. Mais qu’est-ce qu’une image ? Quelle attitude avoir face à ce déferlement ?

Une conférence de l'UTLS au Lycée. Lycée Saint Louis Clément (91 Viry Châtillon)

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01 - 02 Manuale Scholarium
First two dialogues from the Manuale Scholarium (circa 1490, and many subsequent editions for the following 200 years) - the first covers matriculation, the second, the initiation of a fresher (beanus). The manuale was intended to give students the oral latin required to participate in university life. The students are at the University of Heidelberg.
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Good Presentations: Eye Contact 1
Good Presentations: Eye Contact 1. Part of the series: Physical Delivery for Good Presentations. For good presentations, eye contact is one of the core elements of physical delivery. Make eye contact for good presentations with tips from a teacher, presenter and facilitator. (01:16)
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Dilations
A dilation is a non-rigid transformation, which means that the original and the image are not congruent. They are, however, similar figures. This video demonstrates how to perform dilations. (2:25)
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