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Oral History of Evelyn Berezin
Interviewed by Gardner Hendrie on March 10, 2014 in New York, New York, X7126.2014 © Computer History Museum Evelyn Berezin was born in New York City in 1925. In 1951, she joined a start-up company, Elecom, based in Brooklyn, which had started to build digital computers. From 1951 to 1969, she worked at a number of companies designing a variety of special-purpose computer systems. While working for Teleregister in 1962, Berezin designed one of the largest systems built at that time: a passe
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Learning outcomes

After studying this course, you should be able to:

  • understand private equity and the role of venture capital companies in providing this

  • understand why and how public equity issues can be undertaken

  • look at the reasons for cross-listing on stock exchanges

  • examine why a company might de-list from an exchange and return to private ownership.


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The ABC's of Science
The students of West Geauga High School in Ohio take us through the alphabet to show us all the ways Science is Cool. Do you recognize all 26 of their ABC's of science? Some of the students are easier/harder to hear than others. Run time 01:35.
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Song: He knows my name
A religious song about "our maker". There are religious images and landscapes shown in a video and the lyrics are shown as the song goes.
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How the Iowa Caucus Works
Each U.S. primary election season kicks off in Iowa. Learn the process behind one of the pivotal events of the general election. (02:03)

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1.2 Defining science promotion

A basic definition of science promotion would be useful here: in the context of this course it means putting forward the benefits of science by motivating and engaging non-scientists. You may be aware of the sociological argument that science is open to social influences and constraints, and it is worth bearing this in mind when thinking about whether the benefits of science are necessarily the same for everyone. Likewise, you will need to remember that the public is not a homogeneous mass wi
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Acknowledgements

This course was written by Dr Derek Matravers.

This free course is an adapted extract from the course A850_1 Postgraduate Foundation Module in Philosophy, which is currently out of presentation

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References

Armstrong, N., & Welsman, J. (1997) Young people and physical activity, Oxford, Oxford University Press.
Department for Education and Employment & Qualifications and Curriculum Authority (1999) The National Curriculum for Physical Education, London, QCA.
Department of Health (2004) Chief Medical Officer, At least five a week: Evidence on the impact of physical
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Cold War: Czechoslovakia Invasion - part 4/5
1960 - 1969 In the Soviet bloc, communist rule stifles ambition and achievement. Soviet defense expenditure cripples economic growth. The young lust for totems of America's youth culture - blue jeans and rock 'n' roll. In Czechoslovakia, Dubcek attempts limited reform, but in 1968, Soviet force crushes the Prague Spring.
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5.2 An example

In order to complete this section I shall present a simple example. This is loosely based on one described in [1], currently one of the very few books written on JavaSpaces technology.

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16.423J Aerospace Biomedical and Life Support Engineering (MIT)
This course introduces students to a quantitative approach to studying the problems of physiological adaptation in altered environments, especially microgravity and partial gravity environments. The course curriculum starts with an Introduction and Selected Topics, which provides background information on the physiological problems associated with human space flight, as well as reviewing terminology and key engineering concepts. Then curriculum modules on Bone Mechanics, Muscle Mechanics, Muscul
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A question of ethics: right or wrong?
This free course, A question of ethics: right or wrong?, discusses ethical and professional principles in sport and fitness environments. Working closely with individuals and developing relationships is an inherent and often satisfying part of the work of a sports coach or exercise instructor. However, it can bring about ethical and professional challenges and can sometimes place practitioners in a difficult or uncomfortable position, e.g. a confidence shared and/or personal dilemmas. The course
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Migrant shipwreck accused appear in court
A man believed to be the captain of a shipwreck that killed hundreds of migrants appears in a Sicily court with a fellow crew member. Nathan Frandino 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 n
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U.S. Day Ahead: Jobs report could be blah or stun
Jan. 5 - A range of polls show that U.S. non-farm payrolls could come in at an anemic 150,000 for December or surge past expectations.
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08B - Traces (suite) (CN15-16) (Vidéo)

Cours commun de culture numérique 2015-2016 - Hervé Le Crosnier

M1-DNR2i, Licence Professionnelle ATP, M1-EMT, M1-ESPE, M2-MDS, M2-Green

Amphi S3-049, Bâtiment Sciences S3, Campus Côte de Nacre

Le vendredi, de 14h à 16h

Ces cours sont ouverts aux auditeurs libres

Ces cours sont filmés par le CEMU (Centre d’Enseignement Multimédia Universitaire)


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3 The water table

The water table is a fundamental reference surface in the study of groundwater. It tends to follow the ground surface, rising under hills and falling at valleys, but the gradient of the water table is usually much less than that of the ground surface (Figure 4). Under hills the water table is usually at greater depths below the surf
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Great Blue Heron
A great informational video on the great blue heron. This movie discusses the habitat needs of this bird such as tall trees for nesting and shallow water for hunting. You can see first hand a blue heron attempting to catch a baby alligator as well as their elaborate mating courtship. Run time 02:05.
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When the Audience Clicks: Buying Attention in the Digital Age
Discussion of media buying and the attention-creation industry - showing how the fixation on audiences' click-like behaviour is a disruptive institutional force, and how buyers' new approaches to attention are creating new forms of social discrimination. A huge part of the media business is about getting people's attention and proving it to advertisers. The goal is to present people with interesting stuff-articles, videos, music - so they will see commercial messages that ride along, and sometim
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Lower Beginner S2 #21 - Make Sure To Eat Your Japanese Vegetables!
Learn Japanese with JapanesePod101.com! Lately you’ve realized that you don’t eat enough greens, and you’re determined to change that. So while you’re shopping at the Japanese grocery store near your apartment, you load your basket up with vegetables until it’s so heavy you can barely carry it. Maybe you’re going overboard! In this Lower Beginner lesson, [...]
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