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Computer Basics : What Is a Network Hub?
A network hub is used to connect computers together so that they can communicate with each other over the same cable. Set up a network hub by plugging in network cables from different computers using help from a certified computer technician in this video on computer networks. (01:20)

Expert: Jonathan Ayres
Bio: Jonathan Ayres has more than 25 years of computer industry experience with all types of computer hardware and operating systems.
Filmmaker: Todd Green

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Tales of Beetle The Bard Part 4
Audio book from The Tales of Beedle The Bard, written by J.K. Rowling.  This is Part 4.

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Banks, Bailouts and Irish Literature, Spring 2013
This interdisciplinary course explores the relationship between Irish literature and economics from the 18th century to the boom times of the Celtic Tiger and the fallout from the recent banking crisis. The course will situate contemporary Irish literature and culture in relation to earlier periods, but also in the context of the Irish government’s bailout of the banks and the subsequent European Union-IMF “bailout” of the sovereign state of Ireland.
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Integrated Design for Product Success
Excellence in product design is at the heart of success, yet more products fail than succeed. Integrating a balance of design, engineering, and business is critical, but challenging. Getting it right in the midst of uncertainty can be messy, complex, and daunting. In this webinar, Matthew S. Kressy, director of MIT's newly established Integrated Design & Management master's degree track, will discuss why product designs can succeed or fail. He will provide a high-level overview of strengths
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Drone keeps tabs on hippos from above
Full story: http://bit.ly/1xAfKf8 Cheap, quiet and much safer than planes, researchers are turning to drones to help monitor animals at risk
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18.2.2 Compatibility

An innovation that is compatible with the experiences, values and needs of its potential buyers will be adopted more rapidly than one that isn't compatible. For example mobile phones have spread rapidly because they are compatible with social and cultural trends towards faster communications, increased personal mobility and the desirability of high-tech gadgets. However the car seat belt, patented in 1903, wasn't adopted on any significant scale until the 1970s (Author(s): The Open University

1.2 Lines

The equation of any line in 2, except a line parallel to the y-axis, can be written in the form

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CVs and Letters to Employers
CV’s and Letters to Employers is one of several Futures workbooks which help students choose and prepare for their careers. Like the other workbooks in the series you can dip in and out doing the exercises which are most relevant to you. You might want to include the exercises or the output in your personal development plan or e-portfolio.
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2.8.1 Learning about verbs

You and Christine go to a shop to buy a film for your visit to the museum.

Key Learning Points

  • Talking about time

  • Asking for goods and services

  • Learning about verbs

  • Using verb forms:
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HLPC Cultural Medallion, Albert Sprague Bard, September 23, 2013
Installment of the Cultural Medallion honoring Albert Sprague Bard on September 23, 2013. Barbaralee Diamonstein-Spielvogel established the Cultural Medallion program for the Historic Landmarks Preservation Center. From the Barbaralee Diamonstein-Spielvogel Collection, David M. Rubenstein Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Duke University.
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4.2 What pressures for change were exerted?

The emphasis is very much on the impetus individuals gave to change. Jim Nickson in particular seems to have been a man with energy and vision. The parents set up their own services where they were missing – a holiday chalet, swimming sessions, a club where young people could meet, above all the long-established Welfare Visitor Scheme. They campaigned for services in the community as an alternative to hospital admission. A strong theme is that work they started was often taken up by the loc
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Top financial leaders at the IMF meet to avert recession
Alarmed by faltering euro zone growth, top finance officials from around the globe press their European peers for action to avert a recession. Rough Cut (no reporter narration). 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,
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2.3 Application of the ECHR

The ECHR places an important emphasis on individual rights whilst trying to strike a balance between individual and collective rights.

Activity 1 Drafting a charter of rights

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16th Annual Lions Oratory Competition 2010
In this year's Sixteenth Annual Lions Oratory Competition, student representatives from the ANU Colleges competed for the perpetual Oratory Trophy and prizes totaling $3,000 in cash. The objective of the competition is to give an opportunity to students to master and excel in the art of oratory by reading widely on subjects dealing with human values.To create interest in the study of the lives of great women and men who, often at enormous personal sacrifice, realise outstanding achievements whic
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There are more than 800 courses on OpenLearn for you to choose from on a range of subjects. 

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Lecture 09 - 4/20/2007
Lecture 09
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5.1 Introduction

Water for public supply can be obtained from underground sources by wells sunk into aquifers, or from surface sources such as purpose-built reservoirs or lakes (collecting rainwater run-off or water from streams) and rivers. The safety of the water is of utmost concern – several million people die each year after consuming contaminated water. The primary aim in water treatment is the elimination of any pathogenic micro-organisms present. All the above-mentioned sources can be subject to pol
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Proyecto Fin de Carrera
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2.2.3 Ecological economics

Ecological economics, which formally came to prominence in the mid-1980s, represents a departure from reliance on the use of mainstream economic modelling. Instead, it branches out to actively engage with and incorporate the ethical, social and behavioural dimensions of environmental issues. In short, ecological economics attempts to provide an interdisciplinary approach to environmental issues, whereas environmental economics maintains the primacy of economic modelling.

Mark Sag
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Not Translated, Non-Equivalent, Incommensurate: Rethinking the Units of Comparision in ...

Conférence d' Emily APTER , Professor of French and Comprative Litterature. New York University


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