Those Golden Eggs Come From Somewhere: Internet Regulation at a Crossroads
A discussion of how largely well-intentioned political and legal reactions to the highest-profile risks of ICT creates a danger of perhaps killing the goose that is giving us golden eggs of innovation, decentralization, and personal empowerment. From its inception, many have recognized the Internet's potential as a liberating, decentralizing, and, yes, destabilizing technology but also its counter-potential as a controlling and centralizing technology. Over the last two decades, predictions abo
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EN-4. Naming and classifying biodiversity: a diversity of the view of nature (Vidéo)

Through the study of the life classifications variety, Richard Dumez evidences the diversity of the views of the nature. Scientific classification, popular or vernacular classifications, he indicates the operations on which all those approaches are based. He illustrates this with the example of the Aka Pygmy and the Inuits.


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4.3 The Euler characteristic

Subdivisions of surfaces lead to the third number used to classify surfaces, the Euler characteristic.

Definition

The Euler characteristic χ of a subdivision of a surface is

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What the Ancients Did for Us - The Aztecs and Maya 1/3
Many ancient societies set the stage for our arrival in this world. These series of video documentaries show what ancient civilizations and societies contributed to our current lives. Suitable for older middle school and high school students.
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Francois le Vaillant and the Great South African Text(s)
Ian Glenn, Professor of Media Studies and Director of the University of Cape Town's Centre for Film and Media Studies, was guest speaker at this Gordon Institute for Performing and Creative Arts (GIPCA) Great TextsBig Question lecture. He discussed the influence of eighteenth century French explorer and ornithologist, Franccedilois le Vaillant, on modern South African culture. Franccedilois le Vaillant, 1753 - 1824, came to the Cape in 1781 on behalf of the Dutch East India Company to collect sp
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Thomas F. DeFrantz: Combining Art and Technology
DeFrantz and his students are exploring new art forms that combine dance with computer science, computational design, filmmaking and other perspectives. Learn more. Thomas F. DeFrantz discusses dance, technology and African American culture. http://today.duke.edu/2012/03/thomasdefrantz
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Greece repays loan, faces next hurdle
Greece has been given a six day deadline by euro zone ministers to come up with revised reform proposals. Ciara Lee reports on the latest in the country's debt crisis and asks whether a deal will be reached in time. Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe More updates and breaking news: http://smarturl.it/BreakingNews Reuters tells the world's stories like no one else. As the largest international multimedia news provider, Reuters provides coverage around the globe and across topics inc
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3.4.1 Manage your time effectively

The aim here is to develop good work habits and time-management practices. These are often a matter of developing the right attitudes towards your work and towards your time.

Here are 10 tips to help you look at your time management:

  1. establish goals and targets;

  2. work smarter, not harder; value your time;

  3. avoid attempting too much;

  4. carefully schedule activities, allowing time for emergencies, min
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Integrating Cortana with your App

With just 3 steps, you can add voice commands to your app. When completed, Cortana can then launch your app and specify an action or command to execute. You can read complete details for C#/VB/C++ and XAML or JavaScript and HTML on MSDN.

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Added Value: Implementation of User Requirements in City Simulators
The following contribution discusses the possible consequences of the concept of City Simulators and Digital City Models, which can be obtained from a previously conducted user inquiry in an Urban Planning Department. At the core of the examination are the additional benefit (added value) and the increasing acceptance of digital planning techniques by its users which can be made possible by the implementation of user requirements in City Simulators. Various experiments for cooperative planning i
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Amazon Under Fire: Is Antitrust Action Likely?
Although Amazon has faced a series of accusations by President Trump about its business practices recently, the company would likely survive any attempts to bring antitrust action against it, experts say.
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Lesson 01 - One Minute Romanian
In lesson 1 of One Minute Romanian you will learn how to say 'hello' and 'goodbye' in Romanian. Remember - even a few phrases of a language can help you make friends and enjoy travel more. Find out more about One Minute Romanian at our website - http://www.oneminutelanguages.com.Author(s): No creator set

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Science Communication and Science Literacy: A Round Table Discussion (Part 2)
By: icamvid K. C. Cole, George Johnson, and Barbara Schall conduct a round table discussion on science communication and science literacy at the 2012 "Becoming Engaged" Workshop.
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7.3 Review the whole process

Before you file away your assignment and return to your current study, spend a little time reviewing the whole process of preparing, exploring, implementing and reviewing your assignment. Review what you did and how you did it in each of the four phases. Trying to identify just one thing that went well and one thing that you could have done differently can help you in your future study. Remember that your review should focus on the process of the preparation
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Assessing your skills
Welcome to Assessing Your Skills one of the series of Futures workbooks, which help students choose and prepare for their careers. Like the other workbooks in the series you can dip in and out doing the exercises which are most relevant to you. You might want to include the exercises or the output in your personal development plan or e-portfolio. The aim of this workbook is to help you to clarify or identify your skills as a first step toward choosing work that really suits you. It can also he
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2.1 Preamble

Here are some quotes from the 'Summary for Policymakers' (SPM) included in the report from the scientific working group in the IPCC TAR (IPCC, 2001a):

  • The Earth's climate system has demonstrably changed on both global and regional scales since the pre-industrial era, with some of these changes attributable to human activities.

  • Globally, it is very likely that the 1990s was the warmest decade and 1998 the warmest year in the instrument
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Extending water resources
Water is arguably the most important physical resource as it is the one that is essential to human survival. Understanding the global water cycle and how we use water is essential to planning a sustainable source of water for the future. In the UK there are areas where water supplies are limited, shown by recent droughts. Globally, there are many areas that do not have enough water to support the current population adequately. Decisions will have to be made on the best way to use water in a worl
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An Interface Proposal for Collaborative Architectural Design Process
The aim of this paper is to explore how new technological opportunities affect approaches of designers during collaborative architectural design process. Which factors affect the communication and the quality of interaction? The study is based on two phases: the data input by the designer via devices to the computer environment and the transformation of data into design product in the software by scripting addition. Input devices that are used are 3D mouse, graphic tablet as a tangible interface
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Google Fit App for Android
This application is written for android devices and is utilized to monitor the activities of the device user in order to quantify the health related practices of said user.  The software is free to install and can be syncronized across platforms.'Make a healthy change in your life by becoming more active, aware and motivated.Effortlessly track your activity:• Just carry your phone and get access to your walking, running and cycling activity.Reach your fitness goals:• Set goals bas
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Turkish refugee camp braces for more Syrians
Turkey sets up a new refugee camp, the biggest of its kind in the country, to accommodate 35,000 refugees fleeing violence in Syria's Kobani. Gavino Garay reports. Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe More updates and breaking news: http://smarturl.it/BreakingNews Reuters tells the world's stories like no one else. As the largest international multimedia news provider, Reuters provides coverage around the globe and across topics including business, financial, national, and internatio
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