Essam Heggy on the Nile: ‘Great river but in a challenging place’ | Talk to Al Jazeera

The Nile River, at 7,000 kilometres (4,350 miles), is Africa’s longest river. Its waters run through 11 countries and for the 280 million people living alongside its banks, the Nile symbolises life itself. Just as it did for those who settled along the river centuries ago. Some fear if the dispute is not resolved, the … Read more Essam Heggy on the Nile: ‘Great river but in a challenging place’ | Talk to Al Jazeera

Theory of Evolution: How did Darwin come up with it? – BBC News

160 years ago, the British naturalist published his famous book “On the origin of species”. His theory radically transformed Biology, offering a new explanation of the ancestry and evolution of living beings. Motion design & SFX: Kako Abraham Voice: Reha Kensara Script: Carol Olona Please subscribe HERE http://bit.ly/1rbfUog

HLS Library Book Talk | How the Supreme Court Has Read the American Constitution

On September 25, Harvard Law School Professor discussed his book “Fidelity & Constraint: How the Supreme Court Has Read the American Constitution, as part of an ongoing series of talks sponsored by the Harvard Law School Library. In his talk, Lessig explains that one of the most basic approaches to interpreting the constitution is the … Read more HLS Library Book Talk | How the Supreme Court Has Read the American Constitution

The history of the Universe in the blink of an eye

The history of our Universe is written in the skies. Radio astronomers can detect ancient signals from the dawn of time as well as light from our nearest neighbours. Separating out these layers of time and space allows them to reconstruct the evolution of the Universe. This film reveals how thirteen billion years of history … Read more The history of the Universe in the blink of an eye

Argentina Vs Japan, Which road to choose? – VisualPolitik EN

The 1971 winner of the Nobel Prize in Economics, Simon Kuznets, stated that, based on their economic performance, there were four kinds of countries: developed countries, developing countries, Argentina and Japan. Democracy and politics involve choosing the path that a country will travel along. Both Argentina and Japan are currently facing many economic problems, but … Read more Argentina Vs Japan, Which road to choose? – VisualPolitik EN

Welcome to CELEBRATE: The College!

MIT Faculty Chair Susan S. Silbey, the Leon and Anne Goldberg Professor of Humanities, Sociology, and Anthropology and a professor of behavioral and policy sciences at the MIT Sloan School of Management, offers an introduction at the celebration of the MIT Stephen A. Schwarzman College of Computing. MIT President L. Rafael Reif welcomes attendees at … Read more Welcome to CELEBRATE: The College!

SOLVE 2019 Announcement

Alex Amouyel, executive director of Solve, announces the 2019 Solve Global Challenges at the celebration of the MIT Stephen A. Schwarzman College of Computing. This historic three-day event provided a thoughtful, wide-ranging exploration of the ideas behind the founding of the MIT Schwarzman College of Computing and the frontiers it intends to reach. The MIT … Read more SOLVE 2019 Announcement

MIT Schwarzman Celebrate Closing

MIT Provost Martin A. Schmidt, the Ray and Maria Stata Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, offers closing remarks at the celebration of the MIT Stephen A. Schwarzman College of Computing. This historic three-day event provided a thoughtful, wide-ranging exploration of the ideas behind the founding of the MIT Schwarzman College of Computing and … Read more MIT Schwarzman Celebrate Closing

How the Enlightenment Ends: A Conversation

Dr. Henry Kissinger, former US Secretary of State and Nobel Peace Prize Laureate, discusses how the enlightenment ends with Thomas L. Friedman, foreign affairs columnist at The New York Times and author of Thank You for Being Late at the celebration of the MIT Stephen A. Schwarzman College of Computing. This historic three-day event provided … Read more How the Enlightenment Ends: A Conversation

Creating a College: A Conversation

Becky Quick, co-anchorwoman of “Squawk Box” and “On the Money,” moderates a conversation on creating a college between Stephen A. Schwarzman and MIT President L. Rafael Reif at the celebration of the MIT Stephen A. Schwarzman College of Computing. This historic three-day event provided a thoughtful, wide-ranging exploration of the ideas behind the founding of … Read more Creating a College: A Conversation

Computing the Future: Setting New Directions (Part 1)

MIT Chancellor Cynthia Barnhart, the Ford Foundation Professor of Engineering, offers an introduction to the session on “Computing the Future: Setting New Directions” at the celebration of the MIT Stephen A. Schwarzman College of Computing. This historic three-day event provided a thoughtful, wide-ranging exploration of the ideas behind the founding of the MIT Schwarzman College … Read more Computing the Future: Setting New Directions (Part 1)

Computing the Future: Setting New Directions (Part 2)

Antonio Torralba, the MIT director of the MIT–IBM Watson AI Lab; the inaugural director of the MIT Quest for Intelligence; and a professor of electrical engineering and computer science offers a second introduction to the session on “Computing the Future: Setting New Directions” at the celebration of the MIT Stephen A. Schwarzman College of Computing. … Read more Computing the Future: Setting New Directions (Part 2)

Computing: Reflections and the Path Forward

MIT Chancellor for Academic Advancement W. Eric L. Grimson, the Bernard M. Gordon Professor of Medical Engineering, offers an introduction to the session on “Computing: Reflections and the Path Forward” at the celebration of the MIT Stephen A. Schwarzman College of Computing. This historic three-day event provided a thoughtful, wide-ranging exploration of the ideas behind … Read more Computing: Reflections and the Path Forward

Computing for the People: Ethics and AI

Melissa Nobles, Kenan Sahin Dean of the MIT School of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences and a professor of Political Science offers an introduction to a session on “Computing for the People: Ethics and AI” at the celebration of the MIT Stephen A. Schwarzman College of Computing. Thomas L. Friedman, foreign affairs columnist at The … Read more Computing for the People: Ethics and AI