How to Conduct an Orchestra
This is the first of four tutorials about conducting an orchestra for the purpose of recording a music soundtrack. The sound quality is a bit hard to understand for some students. Includes how to put music on film as well. A must watch for conducting an orchestra.
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Why Human Rights Matter
 On the eve of International Human Rights Day, the Secretary General of Amnesty International, Irene Khan, delivered the inaugural Paragon Human Rights lecture. She spoke about the erosion of human rights in the name of counter-terrorism measures in the UK and across the globe.

Irene Khan argued that the UK's counter-terrorism policies are undermining the absolute prohibition of torture and ill treatment. She maintained that this approach is based on a false assumption that ef
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Looking back: when the Festival of Britain came to Nottingham
 Sophie Hollinshead

The populace of Nottinghamshire, who are old enough to remember, have been given the opportunity to contribute to an exhibition of the Festival of Britain, currently on display at the University Adult Education Centre, Shakespeare Street until 23 March 2007. The Exhibition opened with a lecture delivered by Sophie Hollinshead, Art Historian for the School of Education, who was also responsible for collating the material. Sophie said of her motivation; "It's
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Wireless Technology: The Birds and the Bees ... and 4G
Just when consumers thought they had their 3G wireless gadgets all figured out, it's now time to start getting a grip on the fourth generation of wireless technology -- which will be much faster and far more disruptive than anything we have experienced before, according to Scott Snyder in his recent Wharton School Publishing book titled, The New World of Wireless: How to Compete in the 4G Revolution. In an interview with Knowledge@Wharton, Snyder, who is president and COO of consulting firm Deci
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Bruised but Not Out: A Bullish View on the Future of Financial Innovation
The Great Recession has given a black eye to the tools of financial innovation. Collateralized debt obligations, synthetic derivatives and other once-arcane investment vehicles are now the poster boys of what went wrong -- toxic players in the boom-and-doom scenario of the housing implosion and market rout. But these highly opaque and complex instruments are not representative of real financial innovation, which stresses transparency and responsible management of risk, argues Wharton finance pro
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Global EMBA: Darden GEMBA Curriculum
Professor S. Venkataraman talks about the design of the Global MBA for Executives curriculum at the University of Virginia Darden School of Business.
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National Biological Information Infrastructure
The National Biological Information Infrastructure (NBII) is a broad, collaborative program to provide increased access to data and information on the nation's biological resources. NBII contains databases, teacher resources, references, information on current issues and geographically specific information pertaining to the biological sciences. Searchable databases include information on botany, fisheries, reptiles and amphibians and a quick species search. Teacher resources are categorized by t
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Open Hypermedia
Open Hypermedia - Nicholas Gibbins Keywords:open hypermedia , dexter reference model , ohp
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Cavitation on Ship Propellers
Summary: Cavitation is the transition of a fluid into vapour due to local reduction of pressure which is generated by high local flow velocities. The transition of a fluid into vapour also occurs during cooking of water by an increase of the local temperature. The term cavitation is generally reserved for conditions in which the temperature of the bulk fluid is not changed. Although cavitation can occur in many situations this course focuses on ship hydrodynamics and ship propellers. The course
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Preparar al estudiante de la FIIS de la Universidad Nacional de Ingeniería a relacionarse y desempeñarse en su medio profesional , en el ambiente de trabajo, en el ambiente social local e internacional que su posición de liderazgo profesional le va a generar.
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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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Computer Science 171: Introduction to Artificial Intelligence
The course includes (informed and uninformed) search, constraint satisfaction, optimization, games, propositional and first order logic, probability and learning.


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First Amendment in a Multicultural Society

"First Amendment in a Multicultural Society"

A lecture delivered by UCI Law School Dean Erwin Chemerinsky on February 11, 2010 as part of the Campus Conversations Series sponsored by UCI’s Office of Equal Opportunity & Diversity. Dean Chemerinsky, author of four books, Federal Jurisdiction, Constitutional Law: Principles and Policies, Constitutional Law and Interpreting the Constitution, was named by Legal Affairs as one of "the top 20 legal think
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The Impact of Smoke-Free Workplace Laws on Acute Myocardial Infarction Deaths

A Public Health Seminar delivered by Melanie Pickett on Monday, April 26, 2010.

The rate of acute myocardial infarction (AMI) deaths in Massachusetts was examined before and after the implementation of a comprehensive smoke-free workplace law in July 2004. The impact of the state law in cities/towns with and without prior local smoking bans and the effect of the local laws were examined for the period 1999 through 2006.

Following the implementation of the state law, there wa
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Segregation Through the Lens of Housing Unit Transition

"Segregation Through the Lens of Housing Unit Transition: What Roles do the Prior Residents, the Local Micro-Neighborhood, and the Broader Neighborhood Play?"

A Department of Sociology Talk from the Population, Society and Inequality Series, delivered by Professor John Hipp, Department of Criminology, Law & Society on May 25, 2010.


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UCI Political Scientists Offer Perspectives on California Politics

Political Scientists Matthew Beckmann, Louis DeSipio, Mark Petracca, Tony Smith, Carole Uhlaner

Thursday, April 29, 2010

This lecture offers the UCI and local community an opportunity to hear expert political science perspectives on the up-coming California primary and gubernatorial race. “Changing Perceptions, Making Connections: UCI Political Scientists Offer Perspectives on California Politics” with UCI political scientists: Matthew Beckmann, Louis DeSipio, Mark Petr
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Public Health - Environmental Cleanup Partnerships in Washington State

A Public Health Seminar delivered on Monday, October 4, 2010.

In the public imagination, the Pacific Northwest region of the U.S. is an enclave of pristine environmental situations. This reputation has also attracted major environmental risks. The state of Washington hosts nearly 60 superfund priority sites under the federal Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act. These sites include, for example, Hanford, a 586-square-mile site created in 1943 as part of
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Distance learning and foreign language teaching
Among numerous modes of technology enhanced learning there are not many that have received as much attention as distance learning. Stimulated by the recent rapid developments in Web technologies, researchers in both ICT and education are constantly working to make the most of technological resources and put them to the best pedagogical use. In the area of foreign language teaching a lot has been done to cover a variety of world languages, but there are constant attempts for new solutions, taking
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Internet Scout Project
The US Department of Agriculture's Plants Database (last mentioned in the January 16, 1998 Scout Report) is continually adding improvements. Most recently, the Web sitehas added an advanced query to allow users to search for specific plant data based on many different search characteristics. This new feature is also user friendly; by clicking on any of the fields, a definition of the field is displayed. Also new are targeted links that allow you to link directly from a queried plant profile to o
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Although some might fear that limited land resources and the usual development pressures are working to reduce Britain's natural history to footnote status, this website from the Natural History Museum in London effectively documents the UK's impressive biological and geological diversity. The site consists of interactive database features as well as videos (in both Windows Media and Quicktime formats). Exploring Biodiversity, an interactive introduction for students to UK biodiversity, allows u
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