Trotsky & The Bolsheviks 1917-1924
Leon Trotsky joined the Bolsheviks in August 1917 after many years of separation. He was nevertheless a key figure in the establishment and maintenance of Soviet power. It was Trotsky’s strategy by...

History as written and presented by current historians. Visit thehistoryfaculty.com for free downloads and more information.

Reasons for the Labour Landslide of 1945
Reasons for the Labour Landslide of 1945: Explanations given by Conservative Party in aftermath of election; Longer-term trends in society; Wartime politics; Composition of the electorate. Dr....

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Introduction to Microsoft Windows XP
Windows XP is a computer operating system and graphical user interface GUI which enables you to work with a wide variety of programs on your computer often simultaneously. Windows XP is itself a special computer program that communicates your instructions to the actual computer hardware and displays the results. This manual covers: Using the mouse; Working with the desktop; Using windows; Working with applications; File handling.
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The Full Stack, Part 2: Setting up the UI for our Windows Phone client

In Part 2 of The Full Stack, Jesse starts building out a Windows Phone user interface using Expression Blend 4. As Jesse builds out the interface, he and Jon discuss Expression Blend basics, Windows Phone tools, Visual State Manager, Behaviors, and more.

 


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Inside Windows Phone#11:Obfuscation And Analytics

Microsoft and PreEmptive solutions have a partnership where Windows Phone developers (both Silverlight and XNA) get free access to Preemptive's Dotfuscator and their Runtime Intelligent Service.  

In this episode we interview  Bill Leach, Preemptive's CTO, for a deep dive into Dotfuscator, a .NET Obfuscator that helps protect programs against reverse engineering, and PreEmptive's Runtime Intelligent Service, an end-to-end solution for Analytics and monitoring&n
Author(s): Jaime Rodriguez

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The University as Patron of Cutting Edge Architecture
(Part One)

The opening of The Ray and Maria Stata Center, MIT’s latest innovative building, inspires this panel’s historical review of collegiate architecture projects. James Ackerman provides the longest lens, focusing first on the earliest, national trends, when buildings served as both residences and classrooms. In the 18th century
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Article :: Motion Graphics with Adobe Creative Suite 5 Studio Techniques: Logo Animation
Logo animation is a kind of "right of passage" for young motion graphics artists. Unfortunately, it is often a passage fraught with obstacles. In this chapter, Richard Harrington and Ian Robinson examine various workflows to help you find those opportunities where others might find difficulty.
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Clemens Vasters and Maggie Myslinska: Service Bus Enhancements

Last week at the PDC the AppFabric LABS environment was updated with a new release of the Service Bus. This release provides a "sneak peak" into capabilities that will eventually roll into the production service. Some of the announced features include a management service, load balancing, and durable message buffers.

Interested in what this means and how can you try out these new features? Join Author(s): Wade Wegner

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Information sheet on how a digital camera works.
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A graph of Medium-Term Oil Prices, 1994-2006 (not adjusted for inflation).
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The Medium Religion
Noted philosopher, critic and essayist Boris Groys, who has previously delved into the Soviet post-modernist and Russian avant-garde art scene, turns his attention now to the recent and dangerous marriage of religion and digital media. In a talk based on his paper, Religion in the Age of Digital Reproduction, Groys
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Virtual Maths Data Handling - Light Meter tool
Light Meter simulation tool
Author(s): Leeds Metropolitan University

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Sustainable Tourism Certification
A lecture on sustainable tourism
Author(s): Xavier Font,Leeds Metropolitan University

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The Fall of Rome part 1 - Docudrama Series
Introduction and first part of the BBC Docudrama Series episode. There is battle against barbarians. The batle continues in part 2
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Mongol Invasion of Europe - Part 4
This documentary, which is suitable for high-school students, focuses on the Mongol campaign of 1240. This episode tells of the abrupt withdrawal of the Mongol army. (04:45)
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Cortes
Is accomplishments in Cuba and Latin America. This has excellent graphics and gives a good overview of what Cortes faced in Spain and elsewhere. An indepth look at this explorer.
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In today’s society, there are a number of problems that can be solved through the thinking way of design, or design thinking, from simple designs to large and complex social problems. The goals of this class are to learn the fundamentals of design thinking, as well as to propose solutions to actual problems in the real world. Students work as groups. First to learn the concept and methods of design thinking, and then to work as groups to propose solutions through actual practices, including f
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Rediscovering Popular History (Geoffrey Ward)
Host Marcia Alvar speaks with Geoffrey Ward. The tension between popular versions of history and history as it really happened inspires Professor Ward's work. A Roosevelt scholar and award-winning biographer, he has collaborated with Ken Burns in developing the scripts and companion books for series on the Civil War, baseball, and most recently, the West.
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The basics on navigating the Kinect

The Kinect Team gives us some of the basics on navigating the kinect:

  • How to bring up the Kinect hub. 
  • The different ways to get into the hub, including using the controller or hands free.
  • Guide gesture
  • How to tell if an application is Kinect enabled or not. 
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Silverlight TV 51: Debugging and Deploying WCF RIA Services

In this video, John sits down with Saurabh Pant of the WCF RIA Services team and responds to some of the most common issues customers encounter when deploying WCF RIA Services. Saurabh runs through various scenarios and provides great guidance on how to identify and solve these issues. Here are some of the topics he covers:

  • Deploying to IIS
  • The important role of the web.config file
  • Debugging various deployment scenarios
  • Browsing to the svc file to ch
    Author(s): John Papa

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