Babbage: April 4th 2012


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04.04.2012 – Langsam gesprochene Nachrichten
Trainiere dein Hörverstehen mit den Nachrichten der Deutschen Welle von Mittwoch – als Text und als verständlich gesprochene Audio-Datei. *** Im Rennen um die US-Präsidentschaftskandidatur der Republikaner setzt sich der Favorit Mitt Romney weiter ab. Der Ex-Gouverneur von Massachusetts gewann wie erwartet die Vorwahlen in den US-Bundsstaaten Maryland, Wisconsin und dem Hauptstadtbezirk Washington DC. Damit hat er schon jetzt mehr als die Hälfte der für die Nominierung auf dem Parteita
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Sight Specific: LACPS and the Politics of Community Symposium (Session 1) USC Fisher Museum of Art
"Looking Back." February 11, 2012. Join exhibition Curator Tim Wride as he moderates a panel comprised of former members of LACPS to contextualize its importance as a cultural and community phenomenon. USC Fisher Museum of Art
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Trainiere dein Hörverstehen mit den Nachrichten der Deutschen Welle von Freitag – als Text und als verständlich gesprochene Audio-Datei. *** Der deutsche Literaturnobelpreisträger Günter Grass hat Anfeindungen nach der Veröffentlichung seines Israel-kritischen Gedichts zurückgewiesen. Zugleich konstatierte er, dass in einem demokratischen Land wie Deutschland, in dem Pressefreiheit herrsche, eine gewisse Gleichschaltung der Meinung im Vordergrund stehe. In mehreren Interviews sagte de
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Today we announced the pricing and availability of two highly anticipated new Windows Phones, the Nokia Lumia 900 and the HTC Titan II. Take a look at what the new Windows Phones have to offer...


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Hewitt, Meijer and Szyperski: The Actor Model (everything you wanted to know, but were afraid to ask

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Shabana Mitra describes key findings of Dynamic Comparison workshop
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