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7.5 Active and passive tags

Activity 30: exploratory

Read the extracts below. Using the information they contain, make notes about the main differences between active and passive RFID tags. You will get more out of this exercise if you make a ser
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Frink - Boar DP178248

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Boar (1970) by Elisabeth Frink, The Water Gardens, Harlow, Essex. General view from the south east. Photographed by Steven Baker 2015.
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1.10 Negative number notation

It is worth mentioning notation at this point. You may have noticed that the minus sign used to denote a negative number is shorter, closer to the number and raised, compared with the minus sign used to denote subtraction. It is important to distinguish between the two, and it can help to think of 3, say, as ‘negative 3’ rather than ‘minus 3’. In the calculation 8 − 3 (8 subtract 3), the minus sign is an operator, an instruction to subtract; in 3,
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4.1 Can talking do more than voting?

We normally think of democracy as being about voting. But what if people don't know about the candidates or issues they vote on? Shouldn't talk, aimed at informing us about the issues, be more important in a democracy?

Many commentators on democracy today think we need to create a more deliberative democracy. Voting is fine, but what is critical in our complex world is understanding issues and willingness to give adequate reasons for one's opinions and votes. Without understanding and k
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4.3 The European Commission

The European Commission is the political body that represents the EU as a whole. It is politically independent and can propose legislation, policies and programmes of action. It is also responsible for implementing the decisions of the European Parliament and the Council of the European Union.

The European Commission is made up of a team of Commissioners (appointed by EU member states) and their support staff. Commissioners are chosen ‘on the grounds of their general competence’ and
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El Maratón de Poesía del Teatro de La Luna
El Maratón de Poesía del Teatro de La Luna is a Spanish-language poetry marathon at the Library of Congress, gathering poets together from Latin America. This event is co-hosted each year with the Library by the Teatro de la Luna in Arlington, Va. For transcript, captions, and more information, visit http://www.loc.gov/today/cyberlc/feature_wdesc.php?rec=6616
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Learning outcomes

After studying this unit you should be able to:

  • identify the different approaches and contributions staff make to care for health in a hospital setting;

  • evaluate the interpersonal relationships of those working together for health in a hospital setting;

  • appreciate how patients might experience care for health in a hospital setting.


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Semantic Web from First Principles
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1.5.5 Social bookmarks

If you find you have a long unmanageable list of favourites/bookmarks you might like to try social bookmarks as an alternative.

Activity 14 - what you need to know about social bookmarks

Read 7 things you shou
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Architectural Abstraction and Representation: The embodied familiarity of digital space
This paper argues that familiarity is the tool that enables the understanding of space abstraction and representation. Familiarity in this context is independent from embodied interaction, and is crudely based on the connection between the various similar images of space; in this particular case, virtual space. Our investigation into the nature of human interaction with space, its abstraction and its representation is based on the critical contrast between the outcomes of interaction with two vi
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2.1 Europe as a geographical area

From a British point of view, judging from frequently heard expressions, Europe is something ‘out there’ (or perhaps, in the sense of EU- or Brussels-inspired regulation, ‘up there’). ‘Britain’ and ‘Europe’ are generally understood to be distinct entities rather than overlapping categories. When they ‘go to Europe’ most British people leave Britain behind – at least in the physical sense. In conventional geographical terms the situation is rather different. Europe is gen
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Founders Day lecture 2012: Sport - past, present & future
University's Director of Sport Stephen Baddeley introduces a series of speakers celebrating the University's journey to become one of the UK's leading centres for high-performance sport and a key player in preparation for the 2012 London Olympic Games and Paralympic Games.
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Virtual Maths, Density, Mass, Volume calculator
Interactive simulation, density, mass, and volume calculator
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Deadly hospital explosion in Mexico City cause by gas truck bolts-invesigators
Investigators say faulty gas hose bolts are to blame for deadly blast at maternity hospital last month. Julie Noce reports. Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe More updates and 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, Reuters ha
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1.4 The atmosphere

David A. Rothery Teach Yourself Planets, Chapter 9, pp. 107-39, Hodder Education, 2000, 2003.

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It is probably the heat from Jupiter's interior that powers Jupiter's winds. This is in contrast to the Earth's atmosphere, where solar heating and condensation of water vapour provide the impetus for winds. Jupiter's prevailing winds follow a pattern that is described as 'zonal', meaning confined into discrete zones of latitude. The fast we
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Money talks: Banks and bear markets
Our correspondents discuss sharp falls in the value of bank stocks and evaluate the parallels with the 2007-08 financial crisis
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1.3.5 Coping with relocation

We have seen that attachment to place can be important in terms of developing and maintaining feelings of security and a sense of self-identity However, care for some people involves relocation.

Changes of place often involve people in coping with other types of change such as:

  • changes of role (for example from being a homeowner to being a resident of a home; or from being a hospital resident to being a resident in the community)

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Learning outcomes

After studying this course, you should be able to:

  • describe the status in the world of the English language, compared to other widely spoken languages

  • identify the reasons why people should study another language

  • make best use of existing language skills, no matter how basic, in a practical situation

  • present language skills in a written CV

  • give examples of critical differences between cultures across the world, includin
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Learning outcomes

By the end of this free course you will know how to:

  • Obtener información de las imágenes mientras se hace un visionado parcial y sin sonido

  • Predecir vocabulario (‘lluvia de palabras’)

  • Mirar y escuchar con un objetivo general en mente; captar ideas globales

  • Mirar el reportaje con detenimiento prestando especial atención al vocabulario

  • Distinguir la información implícita de la explícita.


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