Big Dudee Roo Performs at The Moral Ground Town Hall Meeting
Local band, Big Dudee Roo, performs at The Moral Ground Town Hall Meeting, held at GRCC.
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The Future of Aid: changing paradigms and challenges in 2010 at ANU
Dr Patrick Kilby, Dr Colin Filer and Professor Stephen Howes take part in this discussion entitled 'The Future of Aid: changing paradigms and challenges in 2010', at The Australian National University on 12 October, 2010. The rise of China as a major aid donor has challenged the very relevance of Australian aid operations. Particularly, Papua New Guinea has been embracing China's dominance as a way to remove itself from Australian Aid. Further, the backlash against the IMF and its structural ad
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Esther Burstein describes the humiliation and abuse of her grandfather in the local synagogue
Esther Burstein describes the humiliation and abuse of her grandfather in the local synagogue. The testimonies were prepared by the "Kiddush Hashem Archives" in Bnei Brak with the cooperation of the Testimonies Collection Department in Yad Vashem.
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Paul Grabowsky: The complete musician, at ANU
Mr Paul Grabowsky, founder of the Australian Art Orchestra gives this lecture entitled 'the complete musician' at The Australian National Univerisity on the 14 October 2010. Mr Paul Grabowsky challenges tertiary music educators to reflect on their current practice and consider how effective it is in actually preparing students for the careers they will now enter on graduation. Recognised as Australia's pre-eminent jazz pianist with over 26 recordings to his name, Mr Grabowsky is regarded as on
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Volcano unleashes deadly eruption
Indonesia's Mount Merapi erupts again with renewed ferocity, killing 65 people and blanketing surrounding areas in white ash.
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Rails rumble2010
It’s for ShanghaiOnRails local event and I present my experience of Rails Rumble 2010 with IMGateway project. http://railsrumble.com/teams/this-we-can-have
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Universal Subtitles
Universal Subtitles is a software project and online community that's building the world's simplest subtitling tool. Subtitles and captions are crucial for translation, accessibility and search. But until now, there's been no easy open resource for subtitling -- locking online video behind language barriers and obstacles for the hearing and vision impaired.Created by Miro and the Participatory Culture Foundation and supported by Mozilla Drumbeat, Universal Subtitles is a simple subtitling tool a
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UK: a nation of digital shop keepers
An independant report commissioned by US search engine Google and carried out by Boston Consulting Group, shows the internet is worth £100 bln to the British economy and an estimated 7.2 percent of GDP.
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China fast food firms fry up success
Western fast food dominates the China market, but local firms are catching up and will overtake them, says consulting firm Access Asia.
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Secret to Successful Negotiations - Joel Peterson, Stan Christensen (Peterson Partners)
Joel Peterson, founder of Peterson Partners, discusses the secret to successful negotiations. He reminds us that negotiation is how one navigates their way through life, and in order to have successful negotiations, people must be empowered, have high character, and confidence. Peterson draws from his experience as CEO of one of the world's largest real estate development firms and most recently founded Peterson Partners- an equity fund in search of talented and visionary CEOs.
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1.8 Conflict and tension

The management of a site such as Aberdulais Falls by its very nature highlights conflicting interests and tensions. Some relate to problems caused by the decision-making process itself, which can be slow and has to accommodate a range of interests of the various client bodies.

For example, when a new information centre was to be built on the site, the client bodies involved in making decisions about its overall appearance, form and fabric were: the National Trust Planning Committee, the
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When Local and Global Justice Meet
Dr Phil Clark gives his talk entitled; 'When local and global justice meet: Field Findings from Rwanda, Uganda and the Democratic Republic of Congo'. Part of the 2009 Taking Stock of Transitional Justice conference
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2.4 Marketing as a management process

This last definition is the one that most modern marketing writers support. Piercy (1997) makes a distinction between ‘marketing plan marketing' – the activities that traditional marketing departments do – and the concept of ‘going to market’ – a much more general management issue. He writes:

‘Marketing’ belongs to marketing specialists but ‘going to market’ is a process own
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3.3 Outputs

The principal outputs of a doctor's surgery are cured patients; the outputs of a nuclear reprocessing plant include reprocessed fuel and nuclear waste. Many transformation processes produce both goods and services. For example, a restaurant provides a service, but also produces goods such as food and drinks.

Transformation processes may result in some undesirable outputs (such as nuclear waste in the example above) as well as the goods and services they are designed to deliver. An impor
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Finding the rhythm of the centre
'Finding the rhythm of the centre' is how Alex Cummings, Executive Vice President and Chief Administrative Officer (CAO) of Coca-Cola, describes bridging the gap between his staff working in the field and those who work in the corporate 'centre' of power. He talks about a 'natural tension' between the two parts and how they can be brought together. "The rhythms are different," he explains.
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Travel is back
Cruise operator Royal Caribbean expects record profit in 2011. Company CEO Richard Fain sees a jump in demand as recession weary consumers search for budget travel.
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International Media Flows: Global Media and Culture
Ian Condry introduces five graduates of the Comparative Media Studies Program—Aswin Punathambekar, Xiaochang Li, Jing Wang, Orit Kuritsky, Ana Domb —in this final panel, who share their views and experiences about the international/global dimension of the program.

‘Comparative’ can be interpr

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4.3 Search
The World Wide Web is a vast information resource. This unit will provide you with the foundation skills to use search engines confidently to locate both information and images on the Web. You will also learn how to critically assess and reference the information you have found for study purposes.
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5 Energy services and efficiency improvement
The search for sustainable energy will dominate the twenty-first century. This unit provides an introductory overview of the present energy systems and takes a brief look at where the world may find energy in the future – cleaner use of fossil fuels or renewable energy sources?
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3 Present energy sources and sustainability
The search for sustainable energy will dominate the twenty-first century. This unit provides an introductory overview of the present energy systems and takes a brief look at where the world may find energy in the future – cleaner use of fossil fuels or renewable energy sources?
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