MIT Alumni Leadership Conference 2010 - MIT’s 150th Anniversary—Honoring the Past and Envisionin
David Mindell PhD ’96, chair of the MIT150 Steering Committee, and Judy Cole, EVP and CEO of the Alumni Association, shared information on the plans for MIT’s sesquicentennial and how alumni can become involved.
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Moynihan v. Garofalo
A debate preview.
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Gilles Noghes
Ambassador from the Principality of Monaco
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6.035 Computer Language Engineering (MIT)
This course analyzes issues associated with the implementation of higher-level programming languages. Topics covered include: fundamental concepts, functions, and structures of compilers, the interaction of theory and practice, and using tools in building software. The course includes a multi-person project on compiler design and implementation.

Computer Networking Tutorial - 3 - Network Topology
Introduction to computer networking.

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Why This Gigantic "Intelligence" Apparatus?

[From the Beacon blog of the Independent Institute (2010).]

On July 19, 2010, the Washington Post published the first of three large reports by Dana Priest and William M. Arkin on the dimensions of the gigantic US apparatus of "intelligence" activities
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Video: “Motivation, Creativity and (Not) Writing”
Watch video of Paul Silvia speaking about “Motivation, Creativity, and (Not) Writing,” Nov. 4 at the Bishop Joseph Johnson Black Cultural Center. Silvia, associate professor of psychology at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro, is the author of How to Write A Lot: A Practical Guide to Productive Academic Writing, Exploring the Psychology ofkeep reading »
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Writing books at the push of a button
INSEAD professor Phil Parker has been granted a US patent for his software programme that writes books. It took him seven years to get the patent, and while the registered patent name is decidedly scholastic: Method and Apparatus for Automated Authoring and Marketing, the implications for the information age are not. It?s not "creative intelligence." It?s "reverse engineering" - deconstructing books into "genres" and then writing software programmes to fit those genres.
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Ice strands air passengers in Paris
Around five thousands travellers are stranded at Paris' Charles de Gaulle airport, as winter weather continues to disrupt flights.
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8 Americans die in Egypt bus crash.
Eight American tourists are killed in a bus crash in Egypt. Deborah Lutterbeck reports.
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Herhalingsoefeningen : Metend Rekenen
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Je vindt hier een bordles met herhalingsoefeningen rond klokrekenen, eenvoudige herleidingen en het meten van lijnstukken, aansluitend bij week 13 van de methode Kompas van uitgeverij Die Keure.


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How To Find Greatest Common Factor and Least Common Multiple
Here is a simple method for finding the Greatest Common Factor (GCF) and the Least Common Multiple (LCM) without doing any calculation. Instead, you draw and you figure out the answers graphically. This simple example demonstrates the concept. (02:41)
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Verb Rap Song
This song is for learning verbs.  This is a grammar video that teaches action verbs as one of the parts of speech.  A verb is a word; it's an action word.  The students will be moving to the song. Run time 04:05.

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National Pancake Day: Ideas for Pancakes
Celebrate National Pancake Day on September 26th by making some unusual pancakes that the family can participate and enjoy. This video has some interesting photos of these creations they might be motivating. Here is a simple history and some folklore for the class. http://pancakelovers.com/history/   Run time 01:02.
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The Continental Congress
This is a very short overview of the formation and activities of the Continental Congress in Philadelphia. It also contains short scenes of the Boston Tea Party and the signing of the Declaration of Independence. Two minutes. Perhaps best as an introduction to the times. Needs far more data to be shown without outside resources
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The American Constitution: Gouverneur Morris
This is a lecture about Gouverneur Morris, who spoke frequently, bringing a colorful, urbane presence to the debates. He also authored several sections of the Constitution. Brings to life this remarkable Founding Father. The only one with one leg. Watch first as it does have a bit about there are a few sections that might be inappropriate.

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Why Study the Founding Fathers
Why study history, especially early American history? A short video on why the Founding Fathers as well as the whole American Revolution and Constitution era are important to study. Made by a history teacher. The video is of good quality.
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