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2.5 Clusters

A striking contradiction of the internet revolution is that, although cyberspace allows firms to be located anywhere, they still seem to cluster together in global cities such as New York, London and Sydney (Castells, 2001). Four years after publishing a book proclaiming The Death of Distance, Frances Cairncross noted in the book's second edition that, ‘Economists, most of whom have long ignored or despised economic geography, are now taking a fresh interest in it’ and, after revie
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Scenes From Crimea by Boryana Katsarova
Journalist Boryana Katsarova reports on the current state of Crimea. Katsarova's project with Dimiter Kenarov, "Ukraine: Crimea Under Siege." http://pulitzercenter.org/reporting/eastern-europe-russia-ukraine-crimea-history-politics-revolution
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2.5 Other aspects of writing

Now we will look at the way Philip and Hansa wrote and presented their essays. Did you find them both easy to read? As regards Philip's, my answer is, ‘yes and no’. It is sometimes easy because he has a fluent way with words. But it is often difficult because he does not use enough punctuation to help us make sense of his words, and because of certain mistakes he makes. I found Hansa's essay easier to read. Her writing is more technically correct and more assured than Philip's. But
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4.1 PROMPT

There is so much information available on the internet on every topic imaginable. But how do you know if it is any good? And if you find a lot more information than you really need, how do you decide what to keep and who to discard?

In this section we are going to introduce a simple checklist to help you to judge the quality of the information you find. Before we do this, spend a few minutes thinking about what is meant by information quality.

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An interview with Professor Meg Warin on 'the Australian Senate Inquiry into Obesity'
An interview for UBVO with Professor Meg Warin, University of Adelaide, 8 October 2018
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2.2 The role of technology in the broadcast news industry

Taylor's introductory comments

Taylor starts with some introductory comments. Notice the informal style he uses because this is essentially a script for a talk to a colloquium. Notice also the other issue that I raised earlier, that Taylor is assuming that his listeners are fami
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Recycling Aluminum Cans
This video from Sesame Street Video is for preschoolers about how to recycle aluminum cans.  A preschooler explains how some things can be reused and how to recycle.  (02:06)
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Conclusion

This free course provided an introduction to studying Science. It took you through a series of exercises designed to develop your approach to study and learning at a distance and helped to improve your confidence as an independent learner.


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2.3 Synchronous and asynchronous message passing

Synchronous message passing involves one entity (usually a client) in the message passing process sending a message and a second entity (usually a server) receiving it, carrying out some processing and then sending back some response which the first entity processes in some way. While the second entity is carrying out the processing the first entity pauses waiting for the response.

In asynchronous message passing each entity in the process does not have to wait for the next part
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Tilapia aquaculture in Honduras.

An educational project in Honduras trained local people on the aquaculture of Tilapia. Local residents made their own aquacultures and improved their diet and income.
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Video reveals how sailfish snatch prey
Full story: http://www.newscientist.com/article/dn25453 The Atlantic sailfish's hunting strategy involves using its sword-like bill to slash its sardine prey so fast the "blade" becomes invisible to the eye
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LSE Festival 2019 | Putin's Russia and its Challenge to the Postwar Liberal Order [Audio]
Speaker(s): Bridget Kendall | Former BBC Correspondent, Bridget Kendall was appointed the first female Master of Peterhouse, the University of Cambridge's oldest College, in 2016. Educated at Oxford and Harvard, she joined the BBC World Service in 1983 and became the BBC's Moscow correspondent in 1989, covering the collapse of the Soviet Union as well as Boris Yeltsin's rise to power. She was then appointed Washington Correspondent before moving to the senior role of BBC Diplomatic Correspondent
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African Americans Against the Bomb: Nuclear Weapons, Colonialism, and the Black Freedom Movement
Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Seminar on Violence and Non-Violence Vincent J Intondi on his new book, African Americans Against the Bomb: Nuclear Weapons, Colonialism, and the Black Freedom Movement Learn more about the book here: http://www.sup.org/books/title/?id=23490 Introduction Elaine Scarry Walter M. Cabot Professor of Aesthetics and the General Theory of Value, Harvard University Cosponsored by the Mahindra Humanities Center's Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Seminar on Violence and Non-Vio
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Keep on learning

Study another free course

There are more than 800 courses on OpenLearn for you to c
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Introduction

Privacy has long been recognised as one of the important human rights and this is reflected in religion and history. There are, for example, references to privacy in the Qur'an, the Bible and Jewish law. Privacy was also protected in classical Greece and ancient China.

The protection of privacy is seen as a way of drawing the line to indicate how far society can intrude into a person's affairs. Privacy encompasses an individual's liberty to choose how they lead their lives, freedom from
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Women in Business Conference: An interview with Helena Morrissey
Helena Morrissey, discusses her career and her role as CEO of Newton Investment Management. She shares the best career advice she ever received and discusses the barriers women still face in business.

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Colloque de 2015 de la fondation Croix Rouge Française : Travail et lien social.

Intervenante : Tihana CEHO, Responsable de service pour la permanence de Roissy-CDG de la Croix-Rouge française


ACCOMPAGNER LES PERSONNES EN SITUATION DE VULNERABILITE PROFESSIONNELLE
Modérateur : Françoise FROMAGEAU, Secrétaire nationale de la Croix-Rouge française
> Karim MAHMOUD-VINTAM, Délégué général des ...
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Poly (lactic-co-glycolic acid) (PLGA) porous scaffold for tissue engineering.
The patients own cells are seeded onto the scaffold and allowed to attach and start producing new bone. The construct is implanted into the defect site, where eventually the polymer will biodegrade and be completely removed, leaving a natural autogenous bone graft. This technique is particularly useful for large defects, or where the host bed is compromised due to disease, although it is still at the research stage. Average Pore Size 350-550 micrometre, porosity estimated at 35-45%.
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13.9 Personality Disorders SW
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By the end of this section, you will be able to: Describe the nature of personality disorders and how they differ from other disorders List and distinguish between the […]

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