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The Plan To Take Our Democracy Back

Help us reduce the influence of money in politics! Professor Lawrence Lessig goes over the problem - and the plan to solve it.

The Mayday Political Action Committee is crowdsourcing the money it needs to get a Congress committed to fundamental reform by 2016. This is our first essential step.

How Aaron Swartz Helped Inspire the Super PAC to End All Super PACs
http://motherboard.vice.com/read/how-aaron-swartz-helped-inspire-lawrence-lessigs-mayday-pac

http://mayday.us


Dealing with Corruption

Paul Garrison is Chairman of the Budapest based Garrison Group, a development consultancy agency with prestigious clients throughout the whole region, such as Telenor, Procter & Gamble and Sony PlayStation.

Paul Garrison at TEDxDanubia 2010


Basketball Player Re-Dunks His First Dunk

Izzy Wagner '13 converts the field goal with the one-handed put back dunk but the rules of basketball frown upon using the rim as a handle. The dunk does not count.

From Sports On The Side


Angels With Filthy Souls

Angels With Filthy Souls is a movie within a movie, a parody of Angels With Dirty Faces seen in Home Alone movie.

The movie that Kevin watches on video tape is not a real film, but footage especially created. It was called "Angels With Filthy Souls." Along with other similar era references in the movie, this is a play upon the movie Angels with Dirty Faces (1938) starring James Cagney.


Queueing Theory: Why the Other Line Moves Faster

Bill reveals how "queueing theory" - developed by engineers to route phone calls - can be used to find the most efficient arrangement of cashiers and check out lines. He reports on the work of Agner Erlang, a Danish engineer who, at the opening of the 20th century, helped the Copenhagen Telephone Company provide the best level of service at the lowest price.