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Juan Cole- Iraq's Three Civil Wars: Is the US Relevant to Them?

Juan Cole- Iraq's Three Civil Wars:...

MIT Center for International Studies

Added over 6 years ago | 01:40:00 | 26548 views

Juan Cole is Richard P. Mitchell Distinguished University Professor of History at the University of Michigan. He has written extensively about Egypt, Iran, Iraq, and South Asia. After Sept. 11, he launched a Weblog, “Informed Comment,” ...

Jessica Rylan: Artist Talk

Jessica Rylan: Artist Talk

Center for Advanced Visual Studies

Added 5 years ago | 01:09:00 | 26447 views

A sound artist and electronic musician who builds unique analog synthesizers, Rylan has performed across North America and throughout Europe, Russia, and Scandinavia; conducted workshops in Los Angeles, Chicago, Boston, Ghent, Belgium; a...

(Speakers and Signers) Matthew Mazzotta: Om House

(Speakers and Signers) Matthew Mazz...

Center for Advanced Visual Studies

Added 5 years ago | 00:08:54 | 26333 views

A dialog (in speech and sign) between artists, designers, scientists, students, speakers, and signers. Participants touch on the range of human experience including deafness, and on acoustical engineering, especially resonance and sonic...

Ed Boyden: National Science Foundation interview

Ed Boyden: National Science Foundat...

McGovern Faculty Profiles

Added over 4 years ago | 00:03:09 | 26260 views

The National Science Foundation interviewed Ed Boyden about his study published in the January 7 2010 issue of Nature. Results: Boyden's team developed a powerful new class of tools to reversibly shut down brain activity using different ...

Alan Abel: Using Your Wits to Win

Alan Abel: Using Your Wits to Win

Center for Advanced Visual Studies

Added 5 years ago | 01:29:00 | 26163 views

Motivator Alan Abel has spent the past thirty years turning people's lives around with humor and style. This is a lecture you will never forget and won't want to miss! Has someone done you wrong? Husband, wife or lover walk out on you?...

Enectali (Tali) Figueroa-Feliciano

Enectali (Tali) Figueroa-Feliciano

msrp2007

Added 7 years ago | 01:14:00 | 26019 views

Searching for Dark Needles in the Cosmic Particle Haystack

N55: Artist Talk

N55: Artist Talk

Center for Advanced Visual Studies

Added 5 years ago | 01:18:00 | 26000 views

Danish artists' group N55 comes to the Center as part of a new series hosted by the Interrogative Design Group (head: Krzysztof Wodiczko). N55 are artists who design and build humorous but functional tools meant for a utopian way of l...

Andrea Pitzer: "Communications Forum: Public Communications in Slow-Moving Crises"

Andrea Pitzer: "Communications Foru...

Communications Forum: Public Communications in Slow-Moving Crises

Added almost 4 years ago | 00:27:16 | 25947 views

(Full event video available here: http://techtv.mit.edu/collections/c4fcm:1502/videos/9524-communications-forum-public-communications-in-slow-moving-crises- ) Governments, corporations, and communities plan for sudden crises: the Whit...

Alumni Association and Campaign for Students Update

Alumni Association and Campaign for...

MIT Alumni Association

Added almost 6 years ago | 00:49:06 | 25789 views

Opening remarks and alumni activities report by Toni Schuman '58, president, MIT Alumni Association; Alumni Fund update presented by Donald E. Shobrys '75, chair, Alumni Fund Board; Campaign for Students update presented by Jeffrey Newto...

Starr Forum: Reclaiming the Moral Life of Philanthropy

Starr Forum: Reclaiming the Moral L...

MIT Center for International Studies

Added almost 4 years ago | 01:32:00 | 25718 views

The bottom-line mentality that swept American life in the last few decades, often overriding considerations of principle and professionalism in business, politics, the arts, higher education, journalism and other spheres, left its mark o...

Part 2: MIT Innovations in Management: Strategies for Sustainable Business Practice

Part 2: MIT Innovations in Manageme...

MIT Sloan

Added over 6 years ago | 01:37:00 | 25585 views

Dec. 5-6, 2007 Part 2 Sustainability is no longer relegated to offices that handle isolated issues like waste management or corporate charitable giving. Innovative leaders from a wide range of industries and functional areas are recogni...

Artificial Life: A global good or evil? <br><em>CIS audits the discovery<em> </em></em>

Artificial Life: A global good or e...

MIT Center for International Studies

Added over 4 years ago | 00:18:14 | 24254 views

The Center's series Audit of the Conventional Wisdom continues with a look at the recent discovery out of the Venter laboratory: artificial life. Is this a global good or evil? Ken Oye, director of the Center's Program on Emerging Techn...