(April 30, 2010) Robert Sapolsky focuses on the role of the limbic system as the emotional component of the nervous system. He explores its influence on decision making, its connection to the cortex, and the various functions of subparts within the limbic system circuitry.
April 25, 2008 lecture by Leah Buechley for the Stanford University Human Computer Interaction Seminar (CS547). Computational textile researchers weave, solder and sew electronics into cloth to build soft, flexible and wearable computers. Computational textiles or "e-textiles" is a young discipline, and developments in the field have so far been relegated almost exclusively to research labs in industry and academia. Lisa Buechley presents...more
Reedy talks about how eBay uses the community and their feedback for every new feature they develop. eBay is not a product but a platform, she says.
Greg states that the most corrosive thing that can happen in a company is to have a debate continue after the decision has been made. He suggests that people who are supportive of decisions which they were against are very valuable to an organization.
An entrepreneur with a successful venture may be faced with the choice of keeping the company private or moving ahead with an IPO. Richardson talks about the preliminary stage in that particular decision making process.
Prof. Bob Infelise discusses the administrative decision making process and judicial review of agency action standing.
Detailed analysis of the rent vs. buy decision.
Factoring in appreciation and depreciation into the rent vs. buy decision.
Professor Blight narrates the momentous events of 1857, 1858, and 1859. The lecture opens with an analysis of the famous Lincoln-Douglas debates of 1858. Next, Blight analyzes the Dred Scott decision and discusses what it meant for northerners--particularly African Americans--to live in "the land of the Dred Scott decision." The lecture then shifts to John Brown. Professor Blight begins by discussing the way that John Brown has been rememb...more
Kernel Methods - Extending SVM to infinite-dimensional spaces using the kernel trick, and to non-separable data using soft margins.