Calisphere Themed Collection - 1950s-1970s: Social Reform: Everyday Life
The images in this topic provide a glimpse into the daily lives and changing lifestyles of Californians during the 1950s, 60s, and 70s, as the country moved from postwar to protest. From birthday parties and family meals to homecoming rallies and political protests, these photographs reflect how life looked during those years. Two images show Californians interacting with political figures who shaped those decades.
Roberge 6.302 Lecture 16
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Roberge 6.302 Lecture 09
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Nationalism, self-determination and secession
What makes a 'nation' and what makes peoples strive for nationhood? This unit will provide you with an introduction to studying political ideas by looking at how people who see themselves as nations challenge the existing order to assert their right to a state of their own.
Have you ever wanted to start your own business? This unit will give you the opportunity to consider and reflect on the personal aspects involved in transforming an innovative idea into an entrepreneurial product. You will also learn how to identify the requirements for building an appropriate entrepreneurial team.
Introducing the Classical world
How do we learn about the world of the ancient Romans and Greeks? This unit will provide you with an insight into the Classical world by introducing you to the various sources of information used by scholars to draw together an image of this fascinating period of history.
Introduction to the context of accounting
Revenue, profit and loss, balance sheets - are these accounting terms that intimidate you? This unit will help you to understand the very basics of accounting, from its historical beginnings to the objectives of modern day accountants. You will learn how an accountant in business balances conflicting demands to maximize market share and profit.
History as commemoration
Commemoration - remembering and marking your past - makes an important contribution to our sense of community. Written texts, memorials, letters and photographs can all serve to commemorate events, people and values we wise to remember from our past.
Start writing fiction
Have you always wanted to write, but never quite had the courage to start? This unit will give you an insight into how authors create their characters and the settings for their work. You will also be able to look at the different genres for fiction.
Blooming prickly pear cactus (Opuntia) from the Sonora desert
Cacti are often overlooked as flowering plants. In fact, cacti bloom with colorful flowers and reproduce like all other angiosperms.
Cloud Cover over Borneo: March 1, 1998
Cloud cover over Borneo for March 1, 1998 superimposed over a topographic image
Annually Occurring Aerosol Features: Biomass Burning in South America from August through September
Aerosol index over South America from August 1, 1987 through September 30, 1987 as measured by the Nimbus-7 Total Ozone Mapping Spectrometer (TOMS)
High Resolution 2-D Numerical Simulation of Emergence of Magnetic Flux Through the Solar Atmosphere
This series of animations (animations 107, 1416, 1417, and 1418) show sheets of magnetic flux undergoing velocity perturbations. The conditions for each simulation are outlined within the video.
Luce Irigaray Seminar
Papers and panel discussion by Professor Elizabeth Grosz (Women's Studies and Gender Studies, Rutgers), Professor Ellen Mortensen (Director of the Centre for Women's and Gender Studies, University of Bergen) and Dr Rebecca Hill (Communication, RMIT University) on Monday 12th December 2011. Schedule: Rebecca Hill Paper Title: 'Rethinking Place: Irigaray and Ronell' Ellen Mortensen Paper Title: 'Sexuate Difference in a Time of Terror' Elizabeth Grosz Paper Title: 'Irigaray, Darwin and Sex' Pa
Linked List ADT in C 2/2 - Richard Buckland UNSW
This video explains a data-type used to represent an abstract "Pile of Cards" (using a C linked list). It is broken into 2 short parts - this is part 2. This was used back in semester 1 of 2006 for the major project in UNSW's introductory programming course "Computing 1". The pile of cards was just an abstract linked list. In it I try to explain: "Why are these type definitions used?" and "What is going on here with abstraction?" background: I made the video when I got home after giving a le
04.01.2012 – Langsam gesprochene Nachrichten
Trainieren Sie Ihr Hörverstehen mit authentischen Materialien. Nutzen Sie die Nachrichten der Deutschen Welle von Mittwoch – als Text und als verständlich gesprochene Audio-Datei.Der wegen eines Privatkredits und des Vorwurfs der versuchten Beeinflussung der Presseberichterstattung unter Druck stehende Bundespräsident Christian Wulff lehnt nach Informationen des Ersten Deutschen Fernsehens einen Rücktritt ab. Das Staatsoberhaupt habe entschieden, im Amt zu bleiben, meldete die ARD unter Be
U.S. Day Ahead: Jobs report could be blah or stun
Jan. 5 - A range of polls show that U.S. non-farm payrolls could come in at an anemic 150,000 for December or surge past expectations.
London Zoo counts its creatures
Jan. 5 - Counting the animals two by two means it's time to take stock at the London Zoo. Kilmeny Duchardt reports.
Using feng shui for business
Jan. 5 - The ancient Chinese art of Feng Shui is sometimes used in the U.S. to gain an edge in business, but in China it's used as a weapon to outperform rivals. Carmen Roberts reports.