Topic: Overview of quality improvement: the nature and extent of medical errors, and how healthcare organizations should respond when adverse events occur. Instructor: Leo Anthony Celi, founder and executive director of Sana
Topic: Principles of innovation and new practices adoption which can guide successful quality improvement projects. Instructor: Jonathan Jackson, founder and CEO of Dimagi
Description: This recitation revisits the perfect-information blackjack problem that was covered in lecture. Instructor: Victor Costan
Description: This recitation covers the wood-cutting problem (dynamic programming) and Bloom filters (hashing, probability). Instructor: Victor Costan
Note: This video is from the Fall 2007 class. This lecture continues the discussion of transformation and subversion in 1970s films, specifically as embodied in work of director Robert Altman. Outline - Robert Altman (1925-2006) - Career - Defining qualities: - Moral ...
Description: This lecture introduces computational complexity, including how most decision problems are uncomputable, hardness and completeness, and reductions. Instructor: Erik Demaine
Description: This lecture talks about the relationship between the poor and entrepreneurship. Instructor: Abhijit Banerjee
Description: This lecture discusses theories and policies developed to help fight poverty. Instructor: Abhijit Banerjee
Description: This lecture discusses the impact of political economics on the world's poor. Instructor: Abhijit Banerjee
Description: The professor provides some final thoughts to conclude the course on the challenges of world poverty. Instructor: Abhijit Banerjee
This lecture discusses the ways in which risk is costly to the poor and if insurance is beneficial to this population. Instructor: Abhijit Banerjee
This lecture covers risk and insurance for the world's poor. Instructor: Abhijit Banerjee
Description: This lecture covers credit and lending to the world's poor. Instructor: Esther Duflo
Description: This lecture discusses the topic of pros and cons of microfinance for the poor. Instructor: Abhijit Banerjee
This lecture discusses the perceived returns of education and highlights various studies done on the subject. Instructor: Abhijit Banerjee
Lecture 2 provides an introduction to the idea of poverty traps. Instructor: Esther Duflo
In this lecture, Esther Duflo talks about social experiments done to understand what interventions work best to mitigate world poverty. Instructor: Esther Duflo
In this lecture, Esther Duflo covers malnutriton and the nutrition-based poverty trap, including the relationship between productivity and nutrition. Instructor: Esther Duflo
In this lab, the class does a charcoal burn from start to finish, loading the drum, lighting it, and sealing it after some of the burn. While the burn is going on, they grate yucca to make a binder and make briquettes using the contents from a previous burn. Speaker: ...
This lecture reviews solar cooker technology and a case study in D-Lab's Creative Capacity Building workshops. The session ends with final thoughts on trip preparation, including how to get good information from community partners, and how to pack. Speaker: Amy ...