Pourquoi mon ordinateur calcule faux?

Dans cet exposé Sylvie Boldo nous fait prendre conscience de l'importance des bugs en informatique et des conséquences historiques qu'ils ont pu engendrer. Elle se concentre ensuite sur les problèmes liés aux calculs numériques et montre de manière détaillée et constructive comment prendre la mesure des approximations numériques qui s'effectuent lors d'un calcul numérique au sein d'un logiciel. Elle nous offre à la fois des garde-fous pratiques et une compréhension théorique de
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Mi nombre es doña Isabel Fajardo, no Zelima : la fausse esclave dans la novela

Mi nombre es doña Isabel Fajardo, no Zelima : la figure de la fausse esclave dans la novela et la comedia. Maria ZERARI-PENIN. In Dire, taire, masquer les origines dans la péninsule ibérique, du Moyen Age au Siècle d'Or, colloque international organisé par l'Équipe de recherche "Littérature Espagnole Médiévale et du Siècle d'Or" (LEMSO) du laboratoire France méridionale et Espagne : histoire des sociétés du moyen age à l'époque contemporaine (FRAMESPA)
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"Pastores de Belén" de Lope de Vega : un roman des origines

Pastores de Belén de Lope de Vega : un roman des origines. Florence RAYNIÉ-EUSTACHE. In Dire, taire, masquer les origines dans la péninsule ibérique, du Moyen Age au Siècle d'Or, colloque international organisé par l'Équipe de recherche "Littérature Espagnole Médiévale et du Siècle d'Or" (LEMSO) du laboratoire France méridionale et Espagne : histoire des sociétés du moyen age à l'époque contemporaine (FRAMESPA) en collaboration avec le départe
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Origínes aristocráticos y santidad : el caso de San Francisco de Borja

Origínes aristocráticos y santidad : el caso de San Francisco de Borja. Jean CROIZAT-VIALLET. In Dire, taire, masquer les origines dans la péninsule ibérique, du Moyen Age au Siècle d'Or, colloque international organisé par l'Équipe de recherche "Littérature Espagnole Médiévale et du Siècle d'Or" (LEMSO) du laboratoire France méridionale et Espagne : histoire des sociétés du moyen age à l'époque contemporaine (FRAMESPA) en collaboration avec le dépar
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MIT’s Entrepreneurial Development and Impact Over the Past 50 Years
Ed Roberts reviews the effects of entrepreneurship within MIT and the relation of MIT entrepreneurship to larger communities.

Much of the research under discussion comes from a 2006 study of MIT alumni conducted by Roberts and Charles Eesley of the Sloan School. The study polled MIT alumni about companies they had

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TED407 Session 5 Spring 2011
TED407 Language Learning Session Five 02/19/11 Danny Brassell
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COM100 Session 7 Spring 2011
COM100 Mass Media and Society Session Seven 02/19/11 Catherine Clinch Guest Phil Beauman
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Photosynthesis Song from They Might Be Giants
This professionally-made music video from They Might Be Giants combines clever, cartoon animation with catchy lyrics to help students learn about the process of photosynthesis.  Some of the lyrics include, "Chlorophyll cells take in carbon dioxide. Now that's the air that we breathe out.Combines it with water and exposes it to sunlight and that's how plants can make their own food. Photosynthesis is why plants need light and photosynthesis is why humans need plants. Because through photosyn
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Stateless protest in Kuwait
Stateless Arabs in Kuwait come under fire as security forces use flares to disburse crowds, as they demonstrate for citizenship. Deborah Lutterbeck reports.
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Global Challenges for Europe and America
Nicholas Burns is Professor of the Practice of Diplomacy and International Politics at the Harvard Kennedy School. He is Director of the Future of Diplomacy Project and Faculty Chair for the Programs on the Middle East and on India and South Asia. He also serves on the Board of Directors of the School's Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs. He was a visiting Scholar at the Woodrow Wilson Center for International Scholars in summer 2008.
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People Power and the End of the Cold War
Was the end of the Cold War a victory for power politics, or for people power? Twenty years after the opening of the Berlin Wall, debate continues about what factors sealed the fate of the Soviet system in eastern and central Europe, and eventually in the Soviet Union itself. Non-violent popular movements -- especially in Poland, East Germany and Czechoslovakia -- played a significant part in the events. How did they relate to other forms of power, and what was their effect on the shaping of the
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CNIPsy 2010 Marseille - La modification de la catégorie « Autisme » : enjeux sociaux et cultu

CNIPsy 2010 Marseille : 7ème Congrès National des Internes en Psychiatrie (CNIPsy). Thème : «Mauvais genre»
Session : Péripéties dans l’histoire de la psychiatrie.
Titre : CNIPsy 2010 Marseille – La modification de la catégorie « Autisme » : enjeux sociaux et culturels.
Résumé : On pourrait croire la psychiatrie atteinte d’amnésie antérograde, oubliant à mesure les chemins qui l’ont conduite au présent. Et son histoire, elle la réécrit parfois ave
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L'embryon humain sujet de savoir, objet de passions - René FRYDMAN (audio)

Conférence du 23 janvier 2000 par René Frydman.

La maîtrise de la reproduction est centrée sur l'embryon humain. Elle est l'objet de nombreux investissements passionnels, aussi bien lorsqu'il s'agit d'espacer les naissances et d'éviter les conceptions non désirées, que lorsqu'il s'agit d'essayer d'obtenir un enfant. Dans une première partie, un rappel historique permet d'exposer les concepts aboutissant à la définition de la "personne humaine". Dans une seconde
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Korea: The Unfinished War
To fully grasp the ongoing tensions between the United States and North Korea, it is important to understand the war that ended fifty years ago this summer. John Biewen and Stephen Smith of American RadioWorks examine the often-overlooked war that helped define global politics and American life for the second half of the 20th century.
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Advertisement for Midwest Crushed Stone Company
This advertisement appeared in A History of the Columbia Club. It illustrates the variety of businesses located in the Traction Terminal Building. [1925]
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Hug by Jez Alborough-Read Aloud
In this brief video, Jez Alborough's book Hug is read aloud. This wonderfully drawn tail tells the story of a little monkey looking for one simple thing -- a hug. How can it be that a book with only one word-hug-repeated throughout, can be so good? This book shows a baby chimpanzee on the hunt for his mum and a cuddle. Our little friend wanders through
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Big Ideas Fest Interviews
Fest 2011 in Half Moon Bay. This conference was help in December 2011 and hosted by the Institute of Knowledge Management in Education. There were participants form K-12, Higher Ed, educational non-profits, foundations and start-up companies. The keynote speaker was Dr. Sugata Mitra.
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American Experience: The Panama Canal
On August 15, 1914, the Panama Canal opened connecting the world's two largest oceans and signaling America's emergence as a global superpower. The story of the canal features a delightful cast of colorful characters ranging from an indomitable President to visionary engineers to tens of thousands of workers from around the world, rigidly segregated by race. (01:22:11)
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Lucy, la pionnière (audio)

A l’occasion du colloque « Les sciences dans les années 70 », Yves Coppens revient sur son activité de paléontologiste et sur les nombreuses campagnes de fouilles menées dès les années 1920 dans le cadre de la recherche sur les origines de l’homme. Il retrace en particulier les prémices et la découverte dans les années 70 de l’Australopithecus afarensis, la célèbre Lucy.

Très médiatisée lors de sa découverte car elle détenait le record du plus vieil hominid
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Political Science 126C: US Immigration Policy
Political Science 126C, US Immigration Policy, also cross listed as Chicano/Latino Studies 163, US immigration Policy. The United States is in the middle of a national debate over immigration policy and the outcomes of immigrant incorporation. The debate is not just taking place in the U.S. Congress, which has the power and responsibility to shape policy, but also in national politics, in state legislatures, and in community organizing. In some form, the current debate began in the early 1990s
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