7.2.8 Trust brokerage
What is ‘e-commerce’? This unit will look at typical application areas including the internet, supply chain management and online auctions. It will also help you to understand the underlying technologies used to implement e-commerce applications before looking at some of the problems that can be encountered when developing distributed e-commerce systems.
“In the Heights”
Watch video of In the Heights, a modern Broadway musical with classic, heartwarming themes. This Tony Award winning production reminds us of the importance of family, love and finding a place to call home. Cast members guide us through the story and sing excerpts from the production. You’ll see why the stories of Manhattan’s Washington Heightskeep reading »
Investors eye military icons
Investors are snapping up ex-military vehicles as Britian's Ministry of Defence offloads stock to raise cash amid government spending cuts.
BP shares hit by manslaughter report
Shares in oil major BP fall after a media report that the company's managers may face manslaughter charges following the Gulf of Mexico oil spill and an analyst downgrade.
"Waterloo Banquet" N970006
WALMER CASTLE, Kent. Engraving of "The Banquet after the Battle of Waterloo". The banquet was held at Apsley House. Also see: N970007 - Key to Waterloo Banquet engraving.
Bromance van Tim Berg spelen met boomwhackers
Dit is een partituur van het lied 'Bromance' van Tim Berg. De partituur is het meest geschikt om te spelen met boomwhackers omdat de noten in de kleuren staan van de te gebruiken boomwhackers. Je kan de melodie ook spelen op gelijk welk …
X-VRML is a new programming language that integrates dynamic modeling processes with virtual reality standards. According to the language's makers at the Poznan University of Economics in Poland, X-VRML is very powerful yet simple to use in virtual reality applications. A detailed description of the language's syntax and structure is given on its homepage. Four external projects that are using X-VRML technology are documented, and some virtual worlds created with the language are shown.
Computer Graphics & Digital Animation
Computer graphics is a term that encompasses a wide range of sciences and techniques. To understand some of the processes involved in generating computer graphics, Cornell University offers this detailed introduction to the subject (1). The site contains explanations and a series of pictures that illustrate object rendering, shading, ray tracing, and more. Computer graphics has seen rapid advancements in the past few years, partly because of the development of dedicated graphics processing units
University of Wisconsin-Madison Chemistry Department: The Gellman Group
The Gellman Group at the University of Wisconsin-Madison presents its research "focused on understanding the interactions involved in the folding of natural and unnatural amide polymers." After learning the basics of the Group's unnatural amino acids and beta-peptide foldamers work, users can discover its biological applications. The website offers helpful figures to explain the protein-protein interactions and Beta Hairpins and Sheets. Researchers can find downloads to Gellman's numerous public
CAT (Computerized Axial Tomography) scans
This web page about CAT (computerized axial tomography) scans gives a brief overview of this imaging technique. CAT (or CT) scanning captures a lot of 2-dimensional X-rays that a computer then joins together to generate 3-dimensional images of internal structures. As part of a set of materials about brain scanning technologies, this page mentions what researchers can learn about the brain from CAT scans. Copyright 2005 Eisenhower National Clearinghouse
Ramp and Review (for High Scool)
In this hands-on activity — rolling a ball down an incline and having it collide into a cup — the concepts of mechanical energy, work and power, momentum, and friction are all demonstrated. During the activity, students take measurements and use equations that describe these energy of motion concepts to calculate unknown variables and review the relationships between these concepts.
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