5.4 Structure and data
What is ‘e-commerce’? This unit will look at typical application areas including the internet, supply chain management and online auctions. It will also help you to understand the underlying technologies used to implement e-commerce applications before looking at some of the problems that can be encountered when developing distributed e-commerce systems.
1 Children's rights: general issues
The audio file in this unit considers the general issues of children's rights, and the possibilities and implications of imagining children as citizens. Within the discussion, ideas about childhood and children's needs are explored. Although the programme focuses specifically on children it is possible to link to the wider issue of social construction of difference and power. Some examples are given in these notes.
This audio file was recorded in 1998 and related to a TV programme on ch
Pulitzer Center at DC Environmental Film Festival: Fred de Sam Lazaro
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WATER SCARCITY ON THE INDUS RIVER (India and Pakistan, 2010, 7 min.) The recent Indus flood put attention on too much water but Pakistan's real problem is too little—and too many people. This PBS NewsHour segment investigates how the impending water crisis might be related to population growth and poorly planned development. Reporting by PBS NewsHour Correspondent Fred de Sam Lazaro, director of the Under-Told Stories Project at St. Mary's University of Minnesota.
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Problem solving is the thought processes involved in solving a problem. It is both a means of developing students' knowledge of mathematics and a critical outcome of a good mathematics education. A mathematical problem, as distinct from an exercise, requires the solver to search for a method for solving the problem rather than following a set procedure. Mathematical problem solving, therefore, requires an understanding of relevant concepts, procedures, and strategies. To become good problem solv
Yardley shop front AA49_04824
YARDLEY, 33 Old Bond Street, Westminster, London. An elegantly dressed young woman looks into the shop front of Yardley, the cosmetics brand. Yardley of London was established in 1770 and moved to Bond Street in 1910. Photographed in 1948 by M Lynn Jenkins.
"Des trains et des maisons", une conférence de Tanguy Viel
Dans certains films d'Hitchcock, on se déplace sans cesse. Dans d'autres, on voudrait bien sortir de la maison. Dans tous les cas, le casse-tête semble le même : comment vivre hors-les-murs ? La réponse d'Hitchcock serait un peu celle de la psychanalyse : habitez-donc une fiction.
Tanguy Viel est romancier. Il a publié, entre autres, Cinéma, L'Absolue perfection du crime, Insoupçonnable, Paris-Brest, tous parus aux éditions de Minuit.
The National Environmental Services Center (NESC) is based at West Virginia University and "serves as a clearinghouse for information about drinking water, wastewater, environmental training, and solid waste management in communities serving fewer than 10,000 individuals." As part of the NSFC larger Web site, the Databases page offers three online databases that can be accessed free after an initial registration. The Regulations Database contains copies of regulations for onsite wastewater treat
Online Training in Watershed Management
Another informative Web site from the Environmental Protection Agency is the Online Training in Watershed Management page. Here, citizens have access to a wealth of information and tools to help them understand and protect their water resources. Six "modules" are offered, each of which take between a half to two hours to complete. They are organized by theme including an Introduction, watershed ecology, watershed change, analysis and planning, management practices, and community/ social/ water l
Chemical Warfare Agent Issues During the Persian Gulf War
The Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) Web site offers an unclassified document for public review entitled Chemical Warfare Agent Issues During the Persian Gulf War. The introductory paragraph states, "This paper reflects the results of our multifaceted investigation into the Chemical Warfare (CW) issue, examining information on CW agent releases, Gulf war Iraqi CW deployments, and Iraqi chemical agents and weapons." One of the final paragraphs claims that the US still believes that Iraq did not
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