Automotive Lightweighting as a Strategic Opportunity for India’s Automotive Industry
Suppose you could leapfrog 100 years of experience in the automotive industry and begin a new manufacturing epoch. The strategic change you would make is to lightweight the vehicle, observes Charles Fine. Although steel has been the material of choice for many automotive components since the dawn of the automotive age, th
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Cultures of War: Pearl Harbor/Hiroshima/9-11/Iraq
The Bush administration began its “great misuse of history” shortly after 9/11, says
John Dower,
when it seized upon Japan’s 1941 Pearl Harbor attack as a useful analogy, a way to promote its own invasion of Iraq and subsequent occupation. Dower views as simplistic these “popular hooks to history

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17.537 Politics and Policy in Contemporary Japan (MIT)
This subject is designed for upper level undergraduates and graduate students as an introduction to politics and the policy process in modern Japan. The semester is divided into two parts. After a two-week general introduction to Japan and to the dominant approaches to the study of Japanese history, politics and society, we will begin exploring five aspects of Japanese politics: (1) Party Politics (2) Electoral Politics (3) Interest Group Politics and (4) Bureaucratic Politics. The second part o
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Chishima: Frontiers of the San Francisco Treaty in Hokkaido
A documentary film about The ‘Northern Territories’ Dispute between Japan and Russia. A documentary film about The ‘Northern Territories’ Dispute between Japan and Russia. Japan’s northern frontier with Russia has been unstable since Russians and Japanese first penetrated into those areas and encountered each other in the early nineteenth century. The two areas in dispute historically have been the large island of Sakhalin, off the eastern coast of Siberia and due north of Hokkaido, an
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Digital Signal Processing-DSP
R.G. (Dick) Baldwin
Over the years, Prof. Baldwin has published a large number of DSP tutorials. This collection, which is a work in process, gathers the more significant of those tutorials into a common location to […]

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Sara Patterson '14: Neuroscience Major and Track Superstar
As she prepares to graduate from Dickinson, Sara Patterson '14 is capping off one of the most successful track careers in school history. She set numerous records while running for the Red Devils. Now the neuroscience major has secured another major accomplishment: She's headed to a postbaccalaureate program at the National Institutes of Health.
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Pollen Bots Activity
This activity visits the Japanese Weather Site that uses pollen monitoring robots as part of a remote sensing system in Japan. The robots collect current pollen counts in Japan.
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China Dust Storm seen by Earth Probe-TOMS in April of 2001
A thick shroud of dust appears over China on April 6 and 7, 2001. The densest portion of the aerosol pollution travels east over China, Russia, Japan, the Pacific Ocean, Canada, and the United States.
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Business Improvement Districts, Spring 2003
Focuses on the role of the business improvement district (BID) as a popular and contemporary tool for urban revitalization. Explores BID origins, theoretical underpinnings, enabling legislation, and organizational issues. Emphasizes BID service provision including advocacy, marketing, sanitation, streetscape improvement, security and transportation, while examining BID performance using such indicators as crime rates, vacancy rates, and retail sales. Considers BID organizations throughout North
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Common French Phrases Relating to the Calendar
Learn common French phrases for the days of the week. Stephanie Hourie Morrow is a native French speaker and has been giving language lessons for 10 years. Each word is pronounced in English and French while the French word appears on the screen.
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Patrick F. Loughlin, Vice President, Environment, Health, Safety and Quality - IMPACT
October 20, 2010 IMPACT presents Patrick F. Loughlin, Vice President, Environment, Health, Safety and Quality. Patrick F. Loughlin was appointed vice president of Environment, Health, Safety and Quality in February 2009. He is responsible for establishing EH&S policies and standards, setting and tracking performance goals, and providing resources and ensuring global consistency within the EH&S organization. In addition, he leads the global quality organization, which covers the company's Global
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My Place Asia Australia
My Place Asia Australia is an innovative educational exchange between Australian schools and students and their counterparts in China, Japan, Korea, India, Indonesia and Vietnam. Partnerships are established between groups of schools in Australia and the above named countries. This website has been designed to link with current curriculum in the Visual Arts and Studies of Society and Environment with a specific focus on studies of Asia for middle school students. The teachers' guide provides pre
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Visualizing Cultures
Visualizing Cultures opens a window on modern times by wedding popular images and scholarly commentary in ways that were not technologically possible until recently. Focusing to date on Japan and Asia in the modern world, these units enable users to “see” historical moments as they were actually depicted for mass audiences at the time from various national, cultural, racial, ideological, and individual perspectives. The graphics themselves also reflect the evolving nature of different medium
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intro to research@concordia microsite
http://www.concordia.ca/explore A quick introduction to navigating the research@concordia microsite, an information-visualized interactive gateway to research and researchers at Concordia University in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. Please visit: www.concordia.ca/explore to view the microsite.
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Classroom Innovations through Lesson Study
Classroom Innovations through Lesson Study is an APEC EDNET Project that aims to improve the quality of education in the area of Mathematics. This project is sponsored by APEC Members Japan and Thailand. The APEC-Tsukuba International Conference III was broadcast live from Tokyo, December 9-10, 2007. The project has produced useful papers describing mathematical thinking, lesson videos of classroom instruction. This project focuses on Lesson Study with the goal of improving the quality of educat
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Hyde Award 2010
Outstanding leadership and academic achievement awards were presented to Darden Second Year students at the School's annual awards ceremony September 1, 2010 during First Coffee. The Samuel Forest Hyde Memorial Fellowship, awarded by the Darden faculty, is named for a 1913 graduate of the University of Virginia who later joined the original Darden faculty. Hyde also established the first Darden scholarship to honor his son, who was killed in a plane crash in Japan. The Hyde award is presented to
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Enzymes
Robert Bear, David Rintoul

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A fight for sovereignty in a tiny Chinese village
Villagers who led a landmark 2011 rebellion in China's Wukan Village say fairness in an election on Monday is threatened by government pressure. Gavino Garay reports. Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe More 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.
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From the field to the ballot box


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Simplifying Negative Radicands
John Taylor
Demonstrates the simplification of negative radicands in addition and subtraction. Common Core State Standard CCSS HSN-CN.A.1 CCSS HSN-CN.A.2
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