Beyond Neutrality - enabling a world of connected things
Network Neutrality and related policy issues are framed by the assumption that intelligence is inside a network and (tele)communications is a service. Today that intelligence is now in our devices which can communicate by exchanging packets using any means available. This shift in intelligence has also moved value creation outside of networks. In this talk I'll trace the history of this fundamental transformation and the technical and policy implications and what it means to "communicate". Th
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Brown Fur Seals Swimming in the Ocean
This short video gives excellent real life footage of several Brown Fur Seals swimming in the ocean. Students will enjoy the sights and sounds of these amazing animals swimming in their natural environment. The brown fur seal (Arctocephalus pusillus) is a large seal species of Australia and South Africa. This is a great resource to help build background knowledge and to help make real world connections between nature and the classroom. (1:46)

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Episode as a Unit of Analysis of Movement
Everybody who has read his Gordon Cullen or his Edmund H. Bacon knows that movement has long been recognized as a factor in environmental planning in many ways. For example, in the traditional Japanese promenade garden the importance of movement has always been appreciated. The promenader gains an intense experience of the succession, variation and rhythm of the surrounding scene. The spaces and paths lead him from one stage to another. The spatial structure of the Japanese promenade garden, as
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11.941 Disaster, Vulnerability and Resilience (MIT)
In recent years, the redistribution of risk has created conditions for natural and technological disasters to become more widespread, more difficult to manage, and more discriminatory in their effects. Policy and planning decision-makers frequently focus on the impact that human settlement patterns, land use decisions, and risky technologies can have on vulnerable populations. However, to ensure safety and promote equity, they also must be familiar with the social and political dynamics that are
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Transforming the Economic Lives of the Ultrapoor [Audio]
Speaker(s): Robin Burgess, Abhijit Banerjee, Dean Karlan and Mushtaque Chowdhury | Robin Burgess, Professor of Economics at the London School of Economics and Political Science, and Abhijit Banerjee, Ford Foundation International Professor of Economics at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology led a discussion regarding Transforming the Economic Lives of the Ultrapoor. Chaired by Oriana Bandiera (LSE), Burgess and Banerjee were joined by two discussants: Dean Karlan (Yale University) and Mus
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Hunker Down with Housing
Brumby, Russell and Creswell residence halls opened for early move-in the morning of August 12, 2008.
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Florian Dombois: Luginsland (On Art as Research)

02/14/11

Luginsland (On Art as Research)

Florian Dombois, founder of the Y – Institute of Interdisciplinarity at the Bern University of the Arts, Bern, Switzerland


Respondent: Ute Meta Bauer, ACT Director and Associate Professor

Luginsland (Belvedere) is an installation and sound piece by Florian Dombois, winner of the 2010 German Sound Art Award. Dombois’ work focuses on landforms, labilities, seismic and tectonic activity, scientific and technical fictions, a
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The European Parliament: Finally a Powerful and Legitimate Institution?
The launch of the 8 th edition of the "The European Parliament" by Richard Corbett, Francis Jacobs and Michael Shackleton offers a timely opportunity to reflect on the development of this fascinating institution. Following the Lisbon Treaty, has the European Parliament reached the apogee of its powers, or is there still more for the MEPs' to influence? And, after a record low in voter participation in the 2009 European Parliament elections, what can or should the European Parliament do to i
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Le cerveau et le monde : Shining et après - Une conférence d'Emmanuel Siety

Dans L’Image-temps, Gilles Deleuze voyait en Stanley Kubrick, à l’instar d’Alain Resnais, un cinéaste « de l’identité du monde et du cerveau ». En partant de Shining, nous questionnerons et prolongerons ce rapprochement en avançant trois autres noms de cinéastes explorateurs d’états limites du monde et de la conscience : David Lynch, Michael Haneke et Gus Van Sant.

Emmanuel Siety est maître de conférences en cinéma à l’université Paris 3 - Sorbonne nouvelle
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How to Be Well USC
Firm in the conviction that health is a noble pursuit, a student strives to Be Well through USC Recreational Sports. Pratfalls ensue. Learn more about the University of Southern California: http://www.usc.edu Learn more about USC Recreational Sports: http://sait.usc.edu/Recsports/ Learn more about USC Student Affairs: http://www.usc.edu/student-affairs/
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Relationship Among Essential Leadership Preparation Practices and Leader, School, and Student Outcom
Donna Braun, Robert Gable, Stacey Kite
A questionnaire was administered to school principals (N=88). The questionnaire data, along with student achievement data and school practices data, were ana

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Harris antelope ground squirrel from the Sonora desert
Many small mammals live in the desert and rely on cacti and their fruit for water and nutrients. Many small mammals hibernate in winter, but not the Harris antelope ground squirrel.
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Turning Risk into Opportunity: An insider's guide to entrepreneurial strategy [Audio]
Speaker(s): Sir Ronald Cohen | Sir Ronald Cohen is a founder of the private-equity industry in Europe and one of the world's leading private equity investors. At the age of 26, he co-founded the firm that became Apax Partners. When he stepped down from the chairmanship thirty-three years later, Apax was the largest global private-equity firm founded in Europe. He is currently chairman of Bridges Ventures and The Portland Trust. He was knighted in 2001 for his services to venture capital.
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