Prime Time in Transition
Fear not, fans of character-based TV fiction: reality shows will not obliterate tales featuring “transactions between human beings – the Jane Austen end of things,” as John Romano puts it. This veteran of some of TV’s finest cop dramas (including Hill Street Blues and Monk) sees wrenching changes in
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"Why do you ECU online?" (Cary, Charlotte, Kinston)
Tomorrow starts here.
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Pakistan? Kinect? Development help? Yes!

The message I am trying to make with this post is two-fold. First, development for the Kinect for Windows has world-wide interest (I know, as if you don't know that already... We've highlighted posts here from around with world...) Secondly, that you, the Kinect for Windows developer, are not alone. There are a great deal of resources available to you, like the one we highlight today...

Here are some other recent posts from Microsoft Pakistan and the Kinect

Wollaton Library collection
This website describes the Wollaton collection at the University of Nottingham, and the Heritage Lottery Fund and AHRC funded work to conserve, catalogue and provide access to and raise awareness of this important manuscript collection. The collection comprises "a rare and significant corpus of medieval textual and material artefacts", which once formed part of the Willoughby family's collections at Wollaton Hall, Nottingham. The collections significant is found in ten medieval manuscripts "whic
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Nerd-A-Pult - An Introductory Projectile Motion Problem
An introductory projectile motion problem where you have to break the initial velocity vector in to its components before you can work with it.  The Nerd-A-Pult is the perfect tool for showing projectile motion.

Content Times:
0:02 Introducing the Nerd-A-Pult
0:43 Demonstrating the marshmallow capabilities of the Nerd-A-Pult
1:18 Reading the problem
2:26 Starting to solve the problem
3:03 What do we do with the initial velocity?
3:45 Solving

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De meest perfecte Pi-dag
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Veertien maart 2015 staat genoteerd als een wiskundige feestdag. Om precies 9 uur 26 en 53 seconden lees je de eerste tien cijfers na de komma van het getal Pi af op een digitale klok.Lachen


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THE100 Session 3 Spring 2012
THE100 Session 3 Spring 2012 Bill De Luca "V" for Vendetta
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The Economist asks: How do you win the AI race?

Artificial intelligence is developing fast in China. But is it likely to enable the suppression of freedoms? One of China's most successful investors, Neil Shen, has a short answer to that question. Also, Chinese AI companies now have the potential to overtake their Western rivals -- we explain why. Anne McElvoy hosts with The Economist's AI expert, Tom Standage


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Prezi App for iPad
Create, edit, present, and share your prezis anywhere with simple, intuitive multi touch gestures. Drag to pan and pinch to zoom in or out of topics, just like you do in any map apps. Revise and retouch your prezis, correct typos and adjust your presentation on-the-fly. Prezi for iPad is the perfect companion to your Prezi experience.
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3.1 The idea of problematic places

Katrina offers us a rich case study through which we have begun to explore some of the concerns surroundng problem places or populations. In reflecting on the controversies that emerged in the aftermath of Katrina, we can see that for some commentators it was a ‘problem place’ long before the hurricane struck in 2005. The idea that different places can be seen as problematic is a recurring theme that emerges in the context of ongoing debates around poverty and inequality, and the relation
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Ralph Lauren goes '4D'
As Ralph Lauren shares are lifted by forecast-beating second quarter results, the luxury clothing brand looks to the future with its latest marketing campaign.
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Officials search Cuba plane wreckage
Cuban officials investigate the site where an Aero Caribbean plane went down in flames, killing all 68 passengers on board.
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Jakarta flights resume
Flights suspended because of Indonesia's Mount Merapi volcano restart to Jakararta but Yogyakarta airport stays shut.
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Gold dominates markets and politics
The World Bank's president Robert Zoellick has called on leading economies to make gold the standard guide for currencies as the commodity hits another record high.
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‘Incredible consensus’ for regulatory reforms among G20, but political will weakening
In the face of the impending global financial meltdown a year ago, world leaders found clarity: financial regulatory frameworks needed to be overhauled.
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Where Grameen Bank meets e-Bay in an African marketplace (and everyone wins)
While share prices have been falling and banks have been offering measly interest rates, MYC4 investors have been earning an average gross interest rate of 12.9 per cent a year from investments made from the comfort of their home. Too good to be true? According to Mads Kjaer, CEO of the online marketplace MYC4, “investors set the interest rate themselves and bid for it, and many hard-core investors realise even much higher yields.”
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Virtual Maths - Numbers, 2D Elipse simulation tool
Interactive simulation tool demonstrating formula for calculating the area of an elipse
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The Ancient Origins of the Olympics
Thousands of years in the making, the Olympics began as part of a religious festival honoring the Greek god Zeus in the rural Greek town of Olympia. But how did it become the greatest show of sporting excellence on earth? Armand D’Angour explains the evolution of the Olympics. (03:19)

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Literary Festival 2013: Art in Conflict [Audio]
Speaker(s): Pat Barker | Moving from the Slade School of Art to Queen Mary's Hospital, where surgery and art intersect in the rebuilding of the shattered faces of the wounded, Pat Barker’s latest novel Toby's Room is a riveting drama of identity, damage, intimacy and loss. This event will explore art’s responsibility to war, and the links between art, literature, science and history. Pat Barker was born in Thornaby-on-Tees in 1943. She was educated at LSE and has been a teacher of history an
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Ocean Acidification Symposium - Climate change affects on invertebrate larvae - an example in the se
The Ocean Acidification Symposium was presented by the Centre for Chemical and Physical Oceanography, in November of 2012. The day-long symposium featured brief presentations from a wide range of researchers, of which this is one: Dr Miles Lamare talks about how changes in climate have affected the range of Sea urchin larvae - where they live and the impact they have on eco-systems.
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