SP.259 Information and Communication Technology in Africa (MIT)
This is a discussion-based, interactive seminar on the development of information and communication technology in Sub-Saharan Africa. The students will seek to understand the issues surrounding designing and instituting policy, and explore the possible ways in which they can make an impact on information and communication technology in Africa.
Author(s): Bobbili, Raja,Miyagawa, Shigeru

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From Atoms to Quarks
Electron waves confined by electric attraction to the nucleus help resolve the dilemma of the atom and account for the periodic table of the elements. Nucleons themselves obey a kind of period table, following inner rules that lead to the idea of quarks.
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King Lear to In the loop : fiction and British politics
On 11 December 2009, Nottingham University's Centre for British Politics held a conference at the British Academy that drew together politicians, writers and academics to explore the interaction of British politics and fiction. In addition to the conference several video interviews were conducted with some of the speakers on the day. In this interview taken at the Fiction and British Politics Conference in London, Research Fellow - Matthew Bailey - answers a question posed by Hazel Blears. Co
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Virtual Maths - 2D Shapes, rectangle
Interactive simulation demonstrating calculation of area of a rectangle
Author(s): Leeds Metropolitan University

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Italian ships rescue thousands of migrants
Italian coast guard and navy ships rescue more than 2,000 people traveling in boats from North Africa in just 48 hours. Leigh Paterson reports. Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe More Breaking News: http://smarturl.it/BreakingNews Reuters tells the world's stories like no one else. As the largest international multimedia news provider, Reuters provides coverage around the globe and across topics including business, financial, national, and international news. For over 160 years, Re
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4.144 Architectural Design, Level II: New Orleans Studio (MIT)
The project for this studio is to design a demonstration project for a site near the French Quarter in New Orleans. The objectives of the project are the following: To design more intense housing, community, educational and commercial facilities in four to six story buildings. To explore the "space between" buildings as a way of designing and shaping objects. To design at three scales - dwelling, cluster and overall. To design dwellings where the owners may be able to help build and
Author(s): Wampler, Jan

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Legoline: An innovation in the teaching of systems engineering
With support from the Royal Academy of Engineering, the Cambridge Engineering Design Centre (EDC) has developed a new Graduate module in Systems Engineering, combining informal talks on a wide range of practical issues with hands-on sessions investigating the design of a pallet handling line. Simple calculations, Discrete Event Simulation (DES) and a Lego Mindstorms model - "Legoline" - are all used to illustrate the challenges faced by engineers designing real-life systems. Led by Tony Purne
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Learn music with Berklee Online
Learn more at http://online.berklee.edu/about/berklee-online At Berklee Online, every student is assigned an advisor from day one. All our advisors are passionate and knowledgeable about music, and here to support you through your entire online experience. If you have any other questions, give us a call at 1-866-BERKLEE (USA) or +1-617-747-2146 (INTL). We're here to help!
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Yourgenome.org
This site offers information about genetics and genomic science, with the aim of increasing understanding and stimulating discussion of genetic research and its implications. Produced by the Communication and Public Engagement team of the Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute, it is aimed at students and the general public and includes animations, videos and activities. There are three sections entitled: Your Introduction to DNA, Genes and Genomes; Your Human Genome; and Our Genomes, Health and Soci
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Heliocentric vs Geocentric views a History of Astronomy - Astronomy - Motion of the Sky 1A
A brief description on why humans are fascinated by the sky and how there has been two different opposing views of Earth's place in the Universe.

Vocabulary Focus:
Heliocentric, Geocentric

Concept Focus:
What is the history of astronomy? 
How did humans decide that the Earth is not the center of the Universe? 
Where did the idea that the Earth orbits the Sun come from?

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Internationalising the Curriculum: an annotated bibliography
This annotated bibliography comprises a selection of books, journal articles, conference papers and other resources on the subject of the internationalised curriculum. It has been compiled initially from a library of global sources originally brought together as part of the review of literature in the field, commissioned by the Higher Education Academy in 2006 (Caruana, V. and Spurling, N., 2007). This has been up-dated to include more recent work. The central criterion for selection of material
Author(s): Caruana, Viv

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Search user interfaces
This is the website of a 2009 Cambridge University Press book on search design, possibly one of the most critical design issues of our age. 'Search User Interfaces' is freely available online in full-text form. The book by Marti Hearst examines the design of search interfaces across a range of platforms and delivery methods. Chapters include: 'Design of Search User Interfaces'; 'Evaluation of Search User Interfaces'; 'Presentation of Search Results'; 'Information Visualization for Search Interfa
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Michael Mauboussin, "The Success Equation:Untangling Skill and Luck"
Description: What role, exactly, do skill and luck play in our successes and failures? Some games, like roulette and the lottery, are pure luck. Others, like chess, exist at the other end of the spectrum, relying almost wholly on players' skill. In his provocative book, Michael Mauboussin untangles the intricate strands of skill and luck, defines them, and provides useful frameworks for analyzing their relative contributions. He offers concrete suggestions for how to put these insights to work
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Build-A-Brain Explorer App for iPad
'Examine the brain through three sections that allow for exploration and learning of its functions. Through Explorer, Build-A-Brain, and Neural Tracks modes, interact with a 3D model of the brain to learn its areas and how they connect and interact with each other.Features:- Examine the central nervous system through an interactive, 3D model.- Explorer Mode teaches the different parts of the central nervous system with interactive points of interest.- Learn the way the central nervous system is
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NJ: State of Invention Conference - Sheldon Hochheiser
Sheldon Hochheiser, Archivist and Institutional Historian at the IEEE History Center, talks about Bell Telephone Laboratories, credited with creating the technical incubator culture that not only resulted in many of the innovations of the 20th century such as transistors and CCD sensors, but that also served as a model for the Silicon Valley incubators of today.
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Lesson 05 - One Minute Romanian
In lesson 5 of One Minute Romanian you will learn to say that you're learning Romanian. Remember - even a few phrases of a language can help you make friends and enjoy travel more. Find out more about One Minute Romanian at our website - http://www.oneminutelanguages.com. One Minute Romanian is brought to you by the Radio Lingua Network and is ©Copyright 2008.Author(s): No creator set

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College Physics for Ceres
Amy Pezzoni
This introductory, algebra-based, two-semester college physics book is grounded with real-world examples, illustrations, and explanations to help students grasp key, fundamental physics concepts. […]

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White Holes: An Impossible Possibility
Reid Reimers expands your mind with an explanation of white holes -- celestial objects that almost definitely are not real things that can be found in nature.  Except, we might have actually seen one. (04:30)

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