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3.1 Processor statistics

In Sections 3.1 and 3.2 you are going to find out a little more about one of the key components of a computer: the processor, which manipulates data according to a list of instructions called a program.

Here is a mini-quiz which explores some facts about processors.

Question 1


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Art Forum: Awkward Beauty - Helen Britton, Justine McKnight and Michelle Taylor
The ANU School of Art and the ACT Government present the 2012 public Art Forum series. FORM presents Awkward Beauty; an interdisciplinary collaboration between Munich-based contemporary jeweller Helen Britton, Perth garment designer Justine McKnight and Perth photographer Michelle Taylor based on the vast physicality of a 17 hectare historic railwayworkshop site on the outskirts of Perth. This exhibition is an outcome of FORM's Midland Atelier International Creative Residency Program. The proje
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From Sea to Shining Sea: Indian Removal
A short video on the buffalo or bison and their impact on America and the Native Americans. Only 600 or so we left in the early 1900s. Too short to be of real value, but a story about what happens when there are no protection or rules for killing animals. This would be a good compare and contrast video to show with the killing of wolves, or as part of a lesson about why buffalo were important to the Native Americans, but not essential to the settlers. Part of a series on Indians.
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7 New Lanark as showpiece and text

Owen's partnership of 1814, consisting of Bentham and other enlightened individuals, mainly wealthy Quakers, paved the way for the rapid implementation of the innovations spelled out in the Statement of 1812 and subsequently in the essays. Two of the partners, William Allen (1770–1843), a chemist and businessman, and the wealthy and philanthropic John Walker (1767–1824), Owen's closest associate, were interested in education and had encouraged the establishment of schools adopting
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The Raven as Featured in The Simpsons Treehouse of Horror
Treehouse of Horror I is the third episode of The Simpsons second season, which aired on October 25, 1990. It was the first of a series of Halloween themed episodes. PLOT: Lisa reads "The Raven" by Edgar Allan Poe. In this adaptation, Bart is depicted as the raven, Homer finds himself in the role of the poem's lead character, while Lisa and Maggie are seraphim. Marge appears briefly as a painting of Lenore. James Earl Jones narrates. The poem is read verbatim, with some of the poem edited out fo
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Season 1 – Lesson 20 – Coffee Break Spanish
Coming up in this episode:

In Lesson 20 we visit a Spanish restaurant and order some food. 

Please note that lesson 20 of Season 1 was originally known as lesson 120 of Coffee Break Spanish. We have renumbered the lessons of each season as lessons 1-40 to make things more simple for our listeners.

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Acknowledgements

The content acknowledged below is Proprietary (see terms and conditions) and is used under licence.

Grateful acknowledgement is made to the following sources for permission to reproduce material in this course:

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Lead Poisoning
Once absorbed into our bodies, lead can have devastating effects on the brain and central nervous system. Learn more about lead poisoning in this short video.  1:32 min.
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Westmoreland: The General Who Lost Vietnam
Lewis Sorely presents "Westmoreland: The General Who Lost Vietnam," as part of the U.S. Army Heritage and Education Center's Perspectives in Military History Lecture Series.
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Staff profiles: JoDee Fortino
JoDee Fortino, lab manager in Usability/Accessibility Research and Consulting, talks about her role in organizing the largest World Usability Day gathering in Michigan. To read more, go to http://news.msu.edu/story/9982
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4.6 What matters?

When the laptop is confirmed to be uncompromised, it is interesting that none of the characters cheers, although they all seem to be relieved. In other words, when the statement comes up, ‘laptop is uncompromised’, people seem to think that is ‘good’, the outcome is fine. They seem to have forgotten that the technician is probably dead at the time. So, in their deliberations, a person's life is forgotten. I am sure that, if they were reminded of it, they would, of course, say that thi
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Nicole Atkins and XPN | 07/06/10
Singer-songwriter Nicole Atkins is performing at the XPoNential Music Festival on the Camden Waterfront this weekend. State of the Arts producer Christopher Benincasa chats with the Jersey shore native about sharks, couch surfing, touring in mini-vans, and, of course, making music. For more information about the festival, check out jerseyarts.com/festivals and xpn.org.
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5.2.2 The GM Economics Review

Scientists, as might be expected, played a limited role in this review, which was produced by a team dominated by economists. The review sought to evaluate the costs and benefits of commercial development of the GM crops available at that time in the UK. They also looked at possible developments over a 10-15-year period. The members of the team were obliged to recognise the limited 'evidence-base' available on the costs and benefits of GM crops, covering only a short period oftime.

They
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5.4 Indris and sifakas

Both indris and sifakas are unusual amongst lemurs in that they are active largely by day. Leaves are their primary food. They have a specialised form of locomotion, best described as 'vertical clinging and leaping' and the leaps they can take, using their powerful legs, can be up to 10 m. DA describes the bounding movement of sifakas when they are compelled to come to ground. (If you go back to the previous video sequence that shows this strikingly white species - the so-called silky sifaka
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1.1 Why look at photographs?

Age Concern poster: age and identity
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2.2 What CEG can deliver for schools

In the Ofsted inspection framework for English schools, based on the five themes from Every Child Matters, CEG is part of the school's self-evaluation of how it helps young people ‘achieve economic well-being’. Some of the evidence for achieving that outcome is how well young people are ‘prepared for working life’. CEG also helps achieve the outcome of ‘making a positive contribution where… young people are helped to manage changes and respond to challenges in their lives;
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Special Kids: Animals, Birds and Fish
Specially designed for children with autism or other developmental
disabilities, this helpful and informative title from the Special Kids
series teaches children the difference between different animals and
different animal sounds, as well as where various animals live and what makes some animals good pets and others not. Encourages speech and communication skills, as well as labeling, generalization, reading, writing and association to objects.

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PHY195 Session 13 Spring 2012
Astronomy with Bruce Betts 05/09/12 The Big Bang
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Tasting menu: Audio highlights from the January 7th 2016 edition
This week: Why sub-national currencies flounder, Europe’s toll crisis and China’s Shakespeare is thrust into the limelight
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1 Rule making in England and Wales

One of the most important functions of any legal system is to state the legal rules by which the society in question is to operate. Legal rules are not necessarily the only codes which prescribe social behaviour (morals and etiquette are others), but legal rules are distinct in that they constitute an official code which has the backing of state powers of enforcement and sanctions. This course explores the major sources of legal rule making in England and Wales – the Westminster Parliament.
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