21st Century Statecraft [Audio]
Speaker(s): Alec Ross | Technology and innovation have changed the conditions for statecraft in the 21st century. Just as the internet has changed economics, culture, and politics, it is also transforming the practice of foreign policy. It is not simply the fact that more people are using ever more sophisticated technologies; the structural and demographic changes that have accompanied these quantum leaps in connection technologies are highly disruptive. Recent events in North Africa and the Mid
Nonlinear Studies of Coronal Heating by the Resonant Absorption of Alfven Waves
A series of animations showing various quantities from a coronal heating simulation
One Minute Languages - Schedules
This flyer provides details on publication dates for each of the new One Minute Languages courses released between September and December 2008.Author(s):
GSO 50th Anniversary
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Tropospheric Ozone from Earth Probe TOMS: Global - 9 Day Averages (May 1997 - May 1998)
Global aerosol concentrations from May 1997 through May 1998 from Earth Probe TOMS
5.3 Vibrating string: standing waves on a string
How do different instruments produce the sounds we classify as music? How do we decide whether something – a piano, a vacuum cleaner – is actually a musical instrument? In this unit we investigate the way vibrations and sound waves are harnessed to create music.
Upper Intermediate Series S2 #25 - How Can You Make Spanish Things Smaller?
Learn Spanish with SpanishPod101.com! Wow! You just checked out your profile in the mirror of your Mexican hotel room, and you mutter to yourself in Spanish, “Geez, time has not been kind.” You wonder out loud in Spanish, “What can I do to minimize this belly while I’m on vacation here in Cancun?” You remember [...]
Opposition wins Thai election
July 3 - Thailand's opposition, led by Yingluck Shinawatra, the sister of a former prime minister, wins the country's general election. Andrew Raven reports.
PediNeuroLogic Exam: 18 Month Old: Normal: Behavior/Mental Status - Points to Pictures
The toddler is asked to point to pictures of a cat, horse, bird and dog. These pictures are part of the Denver II assessment tool. An 18 month old should be able to point to at least 2 of the pictures. This toddler identifies 4 pictures and repeats the name of 3. A neuroscience tutorial focusing on those aspects of the pediatric neurological examination that are unique to the child's nervous system, with an emphasis on important neurodevelopmental milestones.
"Crystal Structure Analysis, Spring 2010"
" This course covers the following topics: X-ray diffraction: symmetry, space groups, geometry of diffraction, structure factors, phase problem, direct methods, Patterson methods, electron density maps, structure refinement, how to grow good crystals, powder methods, limits of X-ray diffraction methods, and structure data bases."
The internet provides a world of information, but how do you find what you are looking for? This unit will help you discover the meaning of information quality and teach you how to evaluate the material you come across in your study of technology. You will learn how to plan your searches effectively and be able to experiment with some of the key resources in this area.
3.1 Distributed objects technology
This unit looks at some of the architectural and programming paradigms used in distributed system development. You will learn about synchronous and asynchronous message passing, distributed objects technology and event-based bus architecture, before finally moving on to tuple architecture.
Next steps After completing this unit you may wish to study another OpenLearn Study Unit or find out more about this topic. Here are some suggestions:
After completing this unit you may wish to study another OpenLearn Study Unit or find out more about this topic. Here are some suggestions:
Endometrial Cancer Risks and Treatments
This is a self-assessment of knowledge around the epidemiology and late effects of cancer survival. Themes emphasized in this module are: epidemiology of survival; late effects; psychosocial concerns; secondary prevention; and strategies for behavior change. This assessment is based on the self-study tutorial of the same name.
Seizures and Epilepsy (Spanish)
This patient education program discusses different types of seizures including epileptic. The causes, symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment options for epilepsy are reviewed. It also covers what to do when a seizure occurs, how to live with seizures, and preventive measures. This resource is a MedlinePlus Interactive Health Tutorial from the National Library of Medicine, designed and developed by the Patient Education Institute.
Fear and Trembling - Preamble from Heart III - Existentialism in Literature and Film
Phil 7: Existentialism in Literature and Film - Spring 2006. The course will be organized around various attempts to reinterpret the Judeo/Christian God, and to determine in what sense, if at all, such a God is still a living God. We will study Dostoyevsky's and Kierkegaard's attempts to preserve a non-theological version of the God of Christianity, as well as Nietzche's attempt to save us from belief in any version of God offered by our tradition. We will view and discuss three films that deal
Anterior end of Daphnia
Anterior end of Daphnia showing beating heart - note moving eyes and other body structures.
Some birds, especially owls, produce pellets as waste. These pellets usually contain undigested fur and bones from whatever animal the owl has eaten. You can pick through these pellets to discover what owls eat.
Aquatic Animal Skeleton - Ball and Socket Joint
The ball and socket joint of an aquatic animal allows the bones connected to it to move in all sorts of directions. It is usually associated with the shoulder or hip area and connect to appendages such as flippers, limbs, or tails.