6.896 Theory of Parallel Hardware (SMA 5511) (MIT)
6.896 covers mathematical foundations of parallel hardware, from computer arithmetic to physical design, focusing on algorithmic underpinnings. Topics covered include: arithmetic circuits, parallel prefix, systolic arrays, retiming, clocking methodologies, boolean logic, sorting networks, interconnection networks, hypercubic networks, P-completeness, VLSI layout theory, reconfigurable wiring, fat-trees, and area-time complexity. This course was also taught as part of the Singapore-MIT Allia
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STS.467 Research Seminar in Deep Sea Archaeology (MIT)
STS.467 examines the intellectual foundations of archaeology in the deep sea. The course explores the current convergence of oceanography, archaeology, and engineering which allows scientists to discover, survey, and excavate shipwrecks in deep water with robots and submarines. The course seeks to address the following questions: How are new devices best employed for archaeological work? How do new capabilities (e.g. higher frequencies, higher resolution, all digital data output) change operatio
Author(s): Mindell, David,Calcagno, Claire

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North Korea's Crystal Meth Export 3
Pulitzer Center's grantee Isaac Stone Fish discusses the difficulties of finding accurate estimates on drug addiction in North Korea. Which, he later learned, that the number of crystal meth addicts could be as high as 20% of the population. Learn more about Isaac Stone Fish and his reports at Pulitzer Center's Meet the Journalists http://bit.ly/qDwIyT Read the full stories on North Korea's most addicting export and view photographs taken by Sean Gallagher at http://bit.ly/n6WcOa
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Entretiens du Jeu de Paume : Conférences inaugurales

Entretiens du Jeu de Paume : Conférences inaugurales

"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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There is increasing recognition that the reductionist mindset that is currently dominating society, rooted in unlimited economic growth unperceptive to its social and environmental impact, cannot resolve the converging environmental, social and economic crises we now face. The primary aim of this unit is to encourage the shift away from reductionist and human centred thinking towards a holistic and ecological worldview.
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SEDS-I: Subsatellite in motion (every 10th frame)
An animation of the sub-satellite dynamics of Small Expendable Deployer System Mission I
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Le fruit dans les vins rouges

9e matinée des Œnologues - Bordeaux

>> Goût du vin : les dernières avancées de la recherche

Jean-Christophe Barbe, Le fruit dans les vins rouges

Michael Jourdes, Tanin du bois : évolutions et perceptions sensorielles

Produit de consommation et produit du patrimoine, le vin se doit de s’adapter à la demande du marché et de répondre aux attentes des consommateurs
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Tanti baci da Orvieto! Greeting from Orvieto
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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23.06.2011 – Langsam gesprochene Nachrichten
Trainieren Sie Ihr Hörverstehen mit authentischen Materialien. Nutzen Sie die Nachrichten der Deutschen Welle von Donnerstag – als Text und als verständlich gesprochene Audio-Datei.Nach fast zehn Jahren Krieg in Afghanistan beginnen die USA im Juli mit dem Abzug ihrer Soldaten aus dem Land. Noch in diesem Jahr solle die Truppenstärke am Hindukusch um 10.000 Mann verringert werden, sagte Präsident Barack Obama in einer vom Fernsehen übertragenen Rede an die Nation. Bis zum Sommer 2012 soll
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Fear and Trembling' - Problema II - 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
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Natuurramp in de wijnbouw: "Quelle catastrophe!"
Op het einde van deze les kun je het verhaal van een plaatselijke wijnboer verstaan en er vragen over beantwoorden. Je leert verschillende weerkundige termen en woordenschat over de wijnbouw.
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Fly Down into the Marianas Trench (Deepest Part of Pacific Ocean)
This is a flight down into a data visualization of the undersea mountains and trenches of the Pacific Ocean, ending up in the deepest part of the ocean, the Marianas Trench. The "Challenger Deep" is measured at 35,813 feet below the surface, or 10,915 meters. Courtesy of NOAA's Marine Geology and Geophysics Division. (47 seconds)
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JACOTES 2011 – Le traitement de maintenance dans le CBNPC : étude SATURN.

Titre : JACOTES 2011 – Le traitement de maintenance dans le CBNPC : étude SATURN.
Intervenant : Laure FAVIER (Oncologue CGFL de Dijon).
Résumé : Etudes comparant les traitements prolongés, versus des traitement courts.
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Conférence enregistrée lors des 2ème Journées d’Actualité en Oncologie Thoracique de
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Kathleen Hall Jamieson and Nell Painter
As Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama make their appeals to lower-income voters in Ohio and Texas, expert on media and politics Kathleen Hall Jamieson analyzes the messages on the campaign trail in the lead up to Tuesday's potentially decisive primaries. Also on the program, historian Nell Irvin Painter examines what history reveals about the current state of inequality in America. Painter looks at today's economic disparity as a new "Gilded Age" that threatens democracy.Author(s): No creator set

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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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China premier gets military honors
June 28 - China's Wen Jiabao is greeted in Berlin with military honours by Angela Merkel ahead of the first inter-governmental talks between the two countries. Rough Cut (no reporter narration)
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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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JACOTES 2011 – Perspectives et Conclusions.

Titre : JACOTES 2011 – Perspectives et Conclusions.
Intervenant : Arnaud BEDIN (Industrie pharmaceutique, Laboratoire Roche).
Résumé : Rappel de l’histoire du traitement du cancer bronchique. Apparition des lignes de traitements chimiothérapiques. Nouvelles approches en cours ou à venir : émergence des thérapies ciblées. Importance du diagnostic pour l’approche thérapeutique et en particulier du typage cellulaire précis.
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American Policy Toward Israel: the power and limits of beliefs [Audio]
Speaker(s): Dr Michael Thomas | Most scholars explain America's nearly unconditional support of Israel either as a result of inordinate influence by a small pro-Israel lobby or as the product of strategic choices by presidents. Studies of the Reagan and first Bush administrations demonstrate a more useful way to understand American policy and to predict when it might change. That method involves analysing how policy advocates redefine, institutionally embed, and enforce versions of long-standing
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