6.895 Theory of Parallel Systems (SMA 5509) (MIT)
6.895 covers theoretical foundations of general-purpose parallel computing systems, from languages to architecture. The focus is on the algorithmic underpinnings of parallel systems. The topics for the class will vary depending on student interest, but will likely include multithreading, synchronization, race detection, load balancing, memory consistency, routing networks, message-routing algorithms, and VLSI layout theory. The class will emphasize randomized algorithms and probabilistic an
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8.701 Introduction to Nuclear and Particle Physics (MIT)
The phenomenology and experimental foundations of particle and nuclear physics are explored in this course. Emphasis is on the fundamental forces and particles, as well as composites.
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PubHub is maintained by the US based independent Foundation Center. It seeks to highlight, link to and raise awareness of recent reports published by American foundations. They cover all areas of philanthropy from education, to disaster relief and social welfare. It is possible to sign up to receive RSS research alerts when new items are added.
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"Entretiens du Jeu de Paume" vendredi 17 juin, samedi 18 juin et dimanche 19 juin 2011, l'UTLS et le Château de Versailles présenteront à Versailles la seconde édition des Entretiens du Jeu de Paume autour du thème de la séparation des pouvoirs.


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You first read a postcard and extract the correct details. You then fill in the correct adjective at the correct place making any changes necessary. After this you are given a text with gaps in it for which verbs, adjectives and other terms have to be filled in without any help. In the next exercise you give the past participle of the verbs. Finally you write a postcard on the basis of the example given and certain words that are provided.
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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
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1.1.3 Managing environmental risks and uncertainties

The following activity and video clip presents the discussion of the Old Hall marshes in relation to managing environmental risks and uncertainties. It also introduces the key concepts of sustainable development in a period of environmentally uncertain climate change.

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Drum Roll Please Activity
This activity develops the real-world connections and relationships between the rock properties found in Lesson 5 and the important engineering properties for designing and building caverns (or tunnels, mines, building foundations, etc.). The student teams will use importance factors called "desirability points" to mathematically determine the overall best rocks to build caverns within.
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Inhuman and Degrading Treatment: the words themselves [Audio]
Speaker(s): Professor Jeremy Waldron | Many human rights charters contain prohibitions on inhuman and degrading treatment of prisoners and detainees. Terms like "inhuman" and "degrading" are difficult to interpret, but they are certainly not meaningless. It is important to attend to attend to the meanings of the words themselves, as well as to the decisions that courts have made about particular practices. Reflection on the meanings of these highly-charged terms reveals important complexity, whi
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Many Voices: understanding the debate about preventing violent extremism [Audio]
Speaker(s): Hazel Blears MP | The tragic events of 7/7 illustrated the threat to our society posed by violent extremism. Preventing it is one of the defining challenges of our age. Hazel Blears will explore the tough choices government has to make - how to empower new voices to join the debate, how to support people standing up for shared values and how to equip communities with the skills, confidence, and resilience they need to be part of the solution. In June 2007, Hazel Blears became the Sec
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Student Address, 2006
On January 23 and 24, 2006, Rev. John I. Jenkins, C.S.C., President of the University of Notre Dame, delivered an address to the faculty and students on the subject of academic freedom and Catholic character.
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United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon opened the fifth annual meeting of the Global Colloquium of University Presidents on Monday, April 4, 2011, in a public address at the University of Pennsylvania on empowering women. http://www.upenn.edu/president/global_colloquium/home The Colloquium, a select group of university presidents from around the world, convened annually to discuss a topic of immediate concern to the secretary-general, addressed the challenge of "Empowering Women to Chang
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