A discussion with Brian Dear from Eventful.com, Seth Greenberg from Intuit.com and Turbotax, and Seth Sternberg from Meebo.com on Web 2.0, online enterpreneurship, user communities, advertising, technology and communication.
Jim Nelson talks about what needs to be done to help the learning gaps in children of different backgrounds be bridged and points out that one of the causes of the problem is the competency of the teaching staff in terms of education and pedagogic skills.
Students who take UC San Diego's Physics of Surfing class get to go to beach, ride a board into the waves and see how physics works in the real world. Back in the classroom, they learn about how waves form, how they travel through the world’s oceans and that surfboards follow the laws of fluid mechanics.
The estuary stands as the last barrier between the Pacific Ocean and pollution. Its mix of plants and silt acts as a filter that purifies inland rain and flood waters before they reach the ocean. The beaches of Imperial Beach are closed about 180 days every year. Without the estuary, they would be closed year round.
Fran Berman discusses SDSC's data centric focus and their three key leadership areas.: data-oriented high performance computing, data-storage and preservation, empowering data-oriented communities. Originally posted by SDSC on SDSC's CI Channel at: www.cichannel.org