China's coastal labour crunch
China's annual labour movement patterns in marked change, with fewer migrant workers returning to the coastal manufacturing hub after Chinese New Year holidays.
South Koreans in anti-North rally
South Korean protesters in Seoul say they're hoping the popular uprisings of Tunisia and Egypt will spread to North Korea.
Sanofi buys Genzyme for $20.1bn
French drugmaker completes takeover of U.S. biotech firm for $74 a share in cash plus CVR.
BHP in $80 bln expansion spree
The world's largest mining company BHP Billiton has doubled first half year profits and is now looking to invest 80 billion dollars in expansion over the next 5 years.
Uganda's Museveni faces tight poll
Ugandans will vote in elections on Friday that are expected to extend President Museveni's term to 30 years, despite a fierce challenge from a former ally.
Bundesbank gets new chief
Germany's chancellor Angela Merkel names top economic aide Jens Weidmann as the next Bundesbank President.
Daimler earnings disappoint
Daimler's fourth-quarter earnings come in below forecasts, and the German carmaker is still upbeat about 2011, although it didn't give a specific outlook.
U.S., Thai forces hold annual drill
U.S. and Thai armed forces join for an annual live ammunition exercise they say improves operations on many fronts.
Art And The Limits Of The Political
A series of three lectures examining the proposition that contemporary art can go beyond transforming our understanding of the political and build new forms of political and social relations.
15 Feb 2011: U.S. Human Spaceflight: Continuity and Stability
On Feb. 1, 2010, the Obama administration announced its plan to develop a new commercial manned spaceflight capability; NASA subsequently awarded $50 million in grants to five private firms as a first step to implement the vision of turning over space transportation to the commercial sector. Virginia A. Barnes, president and CEO of United Space Alliance, and George Jeffs, a member of the Space Shuttle Management Independent Review Team, will lead a panel discussion on the viability of flying the
Swan songs series
Swansongs is a series of 10 contemporary ‘landscape’ photographs depicting the aftermath of the end of industrialisation in the East End of London. As with some previous work, the photographs relate directly to historical paintings, in this case artists from the British Landscape tradition including John Constable and the Pre-Raphaelites. The thematic concerns and formal properties (including bright colour saturation) are recast into contemporary East London but aim to go beyond a literal re
Anthony, Lawrence K.
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This is a course that covers techniques for altering speech or sound in several different ways using signal processing.
Special Subjects in Music Theory
Meant to follow the Introduction to Music Theory course. For eighth grade and up, some interesting subjects in music theory, with an emphasis on Non-Western music.
A Practical Laboratory for Optics Experiments
Noisy Learning: Loud but Fun Music Education Activities
The activities in this course are designed for children preschool or elementary school age. Some introduce basic music concepts; others focus on music of a particular culture. All encourage noise and activity, so they make excellent breaks from desk work, but be sure you are not disturbing the class down the hall!
Musical Travels for Children
A combination social studies and music course for children at elementary school level. Some lessons feature music to learn; others introduce interesting aspects of music in other cultures. Individual lessons can be used in any order or left out.
labview graphical programming
labview graphical programming
A project by Rice University students done in Fall 2004 for ELEC 301. An investigation of signal processing techniques applied to iris recognition.
Introduction to School Leadership
An Introduction to School Leadership for the Principal Certification Program