Using virtual reality to help teenagers with autism learn how to drive
A team of engineers and psychologists have developed a virtual reality driving simulator designed to help teenagers with autism spectrum disorder learn to drive, a key skill in allowing them to live independent and productive lives.
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On Free Speech [Audio]
Speaker(s): Professor Lisa Appignanesi, Professor Rae Langton, Dr Stephen Law, Professor Peter McDonald | What does it mean to have a right to free speech, and who has the right to curtail it? Lisa Appignanesi, prize-winning writer, novelist, broadcaster and cultural commentator, is Visiting Professor in the Department of English at King’s College London. Rae Langton is Professor of Philosophy at the University of Cambridge. Stephen Law is Lecturer in Philosophy at Heythrop College, University
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Importance of Teaching Your Child Two Languages
This four-minute interview is about some advantages of being able to communicate in two languages. There is no data given as to the research, but it is referred to a number of times. In general, this is an overview that might be of value to parents on younger children.
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Quantifier la similarité de deux séquences (Vidéo)

Le principe est donc de rechercher, dans les bases de données, des séquences similaires à celles que nous sommes en train d'étudier. Nous faisons aussi l'hypothèse que plus les séquences sont similaires, meilleure est la pertinence de l'information attachée à la séquence retrouvée dans la base de données.
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Money talks: Clean energy’s dirty secret
Could the rise of renewables be putting the traditional electricity market into a crisis? Also: Economist Diane Elson takes governments to task about the gender biases in their economic policies. And how the Brazilian government is tackling one of its biggest financial problems: pensions.
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The Organ of Corti
Situated in the spiral-shaped cochlea of the inner ear is the organ of Corti. Only one inch long if uncoiled, it bears about twenty-five thousand sound receptor cells with hairlike projections arranged in rows on the basilar membrane. Diagrams show detailed structure of the organ of Corti. Grades 5-12. 1 min.
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After studying this course, you should be able to:

  • explain the meaning of the emboldened terms and symbols, and use them appropriately

  • state the equation of continuity and use it in simple problems

  • state the conditions under which Ampère's law is true and explain why it does not apply more generally

  • state the Ampère–Maxwell law and explain why it has a greater domain of validity than Ampère's law

  • state and name the
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COPMM/PMAA Symposium - Sue Bidrose - Improving the Performance of Local Government Authorities
Sue Bidrose - General Manager: Strategy and Development at Dunedin City Council, gives a presentation at the COPMM/PMAA Symposium for "Improving the Performance of Local Government Authorities"
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Sound Masks. Impersonation via Voice in Canetti (audio)


Session 1 : Techniques vocales et espaces scéniques / Vocal Techniques and Theatrical Spaces

Président / Chair: James Chandler (University of Chicago)

Intervention de Justus Fetscher (Mannheim)


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5.2 Alpha decay

You have probably met the law of radioactive decay, which says that, given a sample of N0 similar nuclei at time t = 0, the number remaining at time t is N(t) = N0eλt, where λ, the decay constant for a particular kind of nucleus, determines the rate at which the nuclei decay. The half-life is the time needed for half of any sufficiently large sample to decay. It is related to the de
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The Rainbow analysed
For centuries the rainbow has been an object of wonder for scientists and mathematicians. It has taken 2000 years to discover many of its secrets. This five track album uses 3D imagery to explain exactly how light is deflected off rain droplets to form the bow like shape we see. This material forms part of The Open University course MU120 Open mathematics. The iTunes
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British Parliament - elections and voting
British Parliament - elections and voting
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01B - Introduction à la culture numérique (CN16-17) (suite) (audio)

Cours commun de culture numérique 2016-2017 - Hervé Le Crosnier

Cours commun M1-DNR2i, Licence Professionnelle ATP, M1-EMT, M1-ESPE, M2-MDS, M2-Green

Cours 1
16 septembre
- Introduction : qu’entend-on par culture numérique

Cours 2
23 septembre
- Histoire technique et sociale de l'informatique et de l'internet

Cours 3
30 septembre - Le ...
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British Parliamentary and Electoral Politics, 1688-1832.
British Parliamentary and Electoral Politics, 1688-1832.
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Digital Library Object - Relevancy of tactical nuclear weapons in Europe in the post Cold-War era.
Link To Full Record
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21L.471 Major English Novels: Reading Romantic Fiction (MIT)
Though the era of British Romanticism (ca. 1790-1830) is sometimes exclusively associated with the poetry of these years, this period was just as importantly a time of great innovation in British prose fiction. Romantic novelists pioneered or revolutionized several genres, including social/philosophical problem novels, tales of sentiment and sensibility, and the historical novel. Writing in the years of the French Revolution, the Napoleonic wars, and the early industrial revolution, th
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Introduction to law in Wales
This free course, Introduction to law in Wales, gives a brief overview of the legal history in Wales from the 12th century, followed by an overview of devolution and referendums, the law making powers of the Welsh Assembly and the possible future for legal Wales. First published on Mon, 21 Mar 2016 as Author(s): Creator not set

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