MIPS: Risking It All on RISC
[Recorded: July 27, 2011] Stanford University President John Hennessy and MIPS colleagues Bob Miller, Skip Stritter and Joe DiNucci will discuss the story of MIPS, a groundbreaking company in the computer industry. In 1981, Hennessy led the Stanford research team that developed a Reduced Instruction Set Computing (RISC) microprocessor that had the potential to dramatically increase performance and reduce costs. Then in 1984, Hennessy joined Skip Stritter and John Mousourris to co-found MIPS Co
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Se define el concepto de sistema y se muestran sus diferentes clasificaciones
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Sept. 20 - A major exhibition re-creates the atmosphere of ancient Pompeii, in the heart of Paris. Tara Cleary reports.
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This module was developed at the School of Public Health, University for the Western Cape for the Postgraduate Certificate in Public Health which was offered as a distance learning module between 2001 and 2008. Health management is considered
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UNSW Open Day (Engineering) 2011
Prospective students get the low down on what it's like to study Engineering @ UNSW.
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Panel Three: How We Look at the World - This event is part of a collaborative effort across the campuses of Duke, UNC-Chapel Hill, and NC State University to reflect on the tenth anniversary of 9-11. This symposium includes various members of the Duke Faculty. Sponsors: American Grand Strategy (AGS) Triangle Center on Terrorism and Homeland Security, Triangle Institute for Security Studies (TISS), Sanford School of Public Policy, Duke University Middle East Studies Center, Duke Islamic Studies
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Cree version of "Small Number Counts to 100", a short animation movie aimed at transforming math into a star in the eyes of kindergarten to high school Aboriginal youth. For more information, visit http://at.sfu.ca/Ctsvqe Credits: Written by Veselin Jungic, SFU, and Mark Mac Lean, UBC Inspired by narrations from Rena Sinclair of the Siksika Nation Voice: Barry Cardinal of the Bigstone Cree Nation Illustrator: Simon Roy, Victoria, B.C. Cree translation: Barry Cardinal of the Bigstone Cree Na
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Ben Stiller's new role as philanthropist
Sept. 20 - Stiller hosts an art auction to raise money for Haiti earthquake victims. Alicia Powell reports.
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SeaWiFS: The Effect of the Congo on the Atlantic
By monitoring the color of reflected light via satellite, scientists can determine how successfully plant life is photosynthesizing. A measurement of photosynthesis is essentially a measurement of successful growth, and growth means successful use of ambient carbon. Until now, scientists have only had a continuous record of photosynthesis on land. But following three years of continual data collected by the SeaWiFS instrument, NASA has gathered the first record of photosynthetic productivity in
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In this activity, students are divided into a group of hormones and a group of receptors. The hormones have to find their matching receptors, and the pair, once matched, perform a given action. This activity helps students learn about the specificity of hormone-receptor interactions within the endocrine system.
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How the Soldier Repairs the Gramophone
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“Heralded as a “sorcerer of narrative” (Foreign Policy) with an instinct for “poetic and intoxicating language” (Freie Presse), twenty-nine-year-old Saša Stanišić bounded onto the international literary scene to great fanfare and acclaim. How the Soldier Repairs the Gramophone—the tale

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Afghan negotiator laid to rest
Sept. 24, - Hundreds flood the streets of Kabul to witness the burial of Afghanistan's chief peace negotiator Burhanuddin Rabbini. Jessica Gray reports.
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Computational technologies provide arguably the first real opportunity architectural design has had for a comprehensive description of built form. With the advent of affordable computer-aided design systems (including drafting, modeling, visualization and simulation tools), architects believe they can be in full control of geometric aspects and, through these, of a wide spectrum of other aspects that are implicit or explicit in the geometric representation. This belief is based primarily on the
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Don't mess with Mugler, warns Lady Gaga
Sept. 29 - Lady Gaga's short film opens the theatrical Thierry Mugler fashion show in Paris. Kathi Urban reports.
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