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Problem Solving
Students are introduced to a systematic procedure for solving problems through a demonstration and then the application of the method to an everyday activity. The unit project is introduced to provide relevance to subsequent lessons.
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July 3 - Former IMF Chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn's wife beseiged by media outside New York townhouse. Deborah Gembara reports.
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Roots, Radicals, and Square Root Equations: Exercise Supplement
This module contains the a roots, radicals, and square root equations from Elementary Algebra by Denny Burzynski and Wade Ellis, Jr.
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Introduction - Stuart Sim
Introduction to Stuart Sim's post. He shares some of his experiences with open source software from the perspective of a system architect and his activities in the business of supporting and growing open source applications.
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Current Research III
Three “young Turks” of computation science, in the words of moderator John Guttag, discuss recent, and quite varied, research.

The traditional approach to characterizing neurological diseases in large populations assumes “there is an average brain that represents us all,” says
Polina Golland, and th

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1 semestre que pour les A BCPST.

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Hurricane Frances Rain Towers
NASAs TRMM spacecraft allows us to look under Hurricane Frances clouds to see the rain structure. Spikes in the rain structure known as "Hot Towers" indicate storm intensity. The "hot towers" which refers to the tall cumulonimbus, has been seen as one of the mechanisms by which the intensity of a tropical cyclone is maintained. Because of the size (1-5 km) and short duration (30 minute to 2 hours) of these hot towers, studies of these events have been limited to descriptive studies from aircraft
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21.07.2011 – Langsam gesprochene Nachrichten
Trainieren Sie Ihr Hörverstehen mit authentischen Materialien. Nutzen Sie die Nachrichten der Deutschen Welle von Donnerstag – als Text und als verständlich gesprochene Audio-Datei. *** Bundesaußenminister Guido Westerwelle hat die Präsentation eines konkreten Zeitplans für den Abzug der Bundeswehr aus Afghanistan abgelehnt. Es sei unklug zu sagen, wo und in welchem Monat welche Truppenteile reduziert würden, sagte der FDP-Politiker zu Beginn eines Afghanistan-Besuchs in Kabul. Ein solch
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Mimicry: The latest negotiating strategy
Negotiating online? New research shows that imitating your counterpart’s writing style can help seal you a better deal, proving that imitation is indeed the better part of flattery…
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Can you really make money online? A seed investor tells us how
Ecommerce startup investment options are plentiful in Asia,

so how do you capitalise and avoid losing it all?

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Depression or Recession? Parallels with 1929
John Godfrey Morris can tell you a little about The Depression. He lived through it. An American photojournalist, Morris covered the landings in Normandy on D-Day for Time Life and followed the allied troops into Paris. He returned to the city in 1983 and is still there today, having been made a member of the French Legion of Honour. Now, at the sprightly age of 94, John shares his recollections of the Great Depression with INSEAD Knowledge.
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Irish unions seek a soft landing to harsh economic measures
Could a consolidated EU financial administration mean an end to draconian bailout repayment terms? Ireland’s Union leader thinks so…
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Hank Aaron: A short Biography
Aaron is one of the greatest baseball hitters of all time and this five minute biography shields light on the most significant. He was given many MVP awards and won worlds series titles. It also deals with some of the obstacles he had to overcome as well.
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3.3 Emotions and judgements

As I suggested above, I am adopting Martha Nussbaum's view of emotions put forward in her dialogue ‘Emotions as judgements of value’ (Nussbaum, 1998). In the introduction she writes: ‘When you put a position in the mouth of a real person, especially the person you love you have to make it real’. She is suggesting that, if you do not write dialogue, then something different and abstract emerges. Her dialogue illustrates this since it is in the form of a lecture by Anna (a thi
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3.2 Relationships and ethics

Activity 12

Read the script of the audio play Call Waiting attached below. Jot down some answers to the following questions:

  1. What is valued in the play?

  2. What action is
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3.1 Introduction

In this section I would like to look at a complete play script to examine how ethics and ethical issues are dealt with. I've chosen this particular play because Katie Hims, the author, is particularly good at writing natural sounding dialogue, and this ‘naturalness’ is something that is sometimes missing in some scenarios specifically created to illustrate ethical questions within technological contexts. The play was originally written for and broadcast on the BBC Radio 4 as part of
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Images of Earth and Space: The Role of Visualization in NASA Science
This compilation video contains visualizations of Earth and Space Sciences resulting from supercomputer models. The excerpted visualizations include: Ocean Planet, El Nino, Ozone 1991, Clouds, Changes in Glacier Bay, Alaska, Biosphere, Lunar Topography from the Clementine Mission, Musculoskeletal Modeling Dynamic Simulations, Simulations of the Breakup and Dynamical Evolution of Comet Shoemaker-Levy 9, Convective Penetration in Stellar Interiors, Topological Features of a Compressible Plasma Vor
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8.2 Octave pitch and frequency increments

Because a doubling of frequency corresponds to an octave increase of pitch, it follows that there is no constant increment of frequency that always corresponds to a one-octave increment of pitch. That is to say, there is no fixed amount by which a frequency can be augmented that will always produce a one-octave pitch rise.

For instance, starting at the pitch A4 with a frequency of 440 Hz, we need to augment the frequency by 440 Hz to get the pitch one octave above (880 Hz). B
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17.869 Political Science Scope and Methods (MIT)
This course is designed to provide an introduction to a variety of empirical research methods used by political scientists. The primary aims of the course are to make you a more sophisticated consumer of diverse empirical research and to allow you to conduct advanced independent work in your junior and senior years. This is not a course in data analysis. Rather, it is a course on how to approach political science research.

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Rational Expressions and Equations
Scott Starks
This module is part of collection of modules developed for use by students enrolled in a special section of MATH 1508 (PreCalculus) for preengineers. This module introduces several engineering […]

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