Clean Energy and Renaissance: a report from the race between revolution and collapse [Audio]
Speaker(s): Jeremy Leggett | Editor's note: We apologise for the poor quality of this recording. A solar revolution is unfolding at a speed that is taking even the solar industry by surprise. But years of blindness to systemic risk threatens fresh global economic disaster. Jeremy Leggett (@JeremyLeggett) is the founder of Solarcentury and SolarAid. At this lecture, Jeremy Leggett will launch an innovative new project. Details to be revealed on the day.
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UT's Joe Slater on Michigan Right to Work
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3.4 A note on suspense

By raising various expectations in the reader's mind, a writer can create an atmosphere of suspense – the desire to turn the page and find out what happens next. How much will the story follow the reader's expectations, how much will it confound them? In this way, suspense is
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Stitching It All Together - Using Network Coding in Heterogeneous Settings

Coding can be effectively used to synthesize seamless, reliable service from underlying, faulty networks that may be shared by several other users. In this talk, we present two examples of this principle. In the first part of the talk, we show how to use network coding to enable multipath TCP without the need to control tightly the interaction between different paths. We present how we may combine coding at several levels in order to control for variations among and within networks. In the se
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Introduction

This course looks at communication systems where devices are the main players, passing information to and from each other and possibly acting on that information to produce some kind of outcome. In these interactions, people may not be involved at all, or may have roles that are limited only to the initial setting of schedule (such as when certain tasks should be performed) and parameters (such as particular conditions that should be satisfied before a task is performed). Some people m
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Reuters Breakingviews: Breakingviews: Not so boring UBS
Dec. 19 - UBS displayed extraordinary complacency that it was safe and boring, but receiving the second-biggest fine ever for rate rigging shows just how wrong the Swiss bank was.
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THE PHYSICS OF BOOMERANGS - LEGENDADO
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Reuters Asks: What will be the funding currency of 2013?
Dec. 21 - We ask leading analysts and financial professionals which is the currency to bet on in 2013.
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Solar Home

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Radio Lingua Network News: 26 September 2008
Happy European Day of Languages to all our listeners! By way of joining in this international celebration of languages and language-learning we're delighted to introduce eight new podcasts today. We're adding Catalan, Danish, French, Japanese, Mandarin and Romanian to our One Minute Languages series; we're introducing our first podcast for English learners - Write Back Soon will help learners master Phrasal Verbs; and we're finally announcing the long-awaited sequel to Coffee Break Spanish: it's
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Trading at Noon: Oh Snap!Facebook falls on Instagram woes
Dec 28 - Shares of Facebook are down today on news that Instagram may have shed nearly a quarter of its daily active users.
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Rudd’s Concept of an Asia Pacific Community
In June 2008, the Australian Prime Minister, the Hon. Kevin Rudd, spoke of the need to begin a "regional debate about where we want to be in 2020". In particular, he outlined the need for an Asia Pacific Community, in which there would be "dialogue, cooperation and action on economic and political matters and future challenges related to security." This speech, delivered to the Asia Society AustralAsia Centre in Sydney, certainly began a debate in Australia. During the speech, he appointed Richa
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2 Creative communities and ICT

We oppose

‘any prophetic pedagogy

which knows everything before it happens,

which teaches children

that every day is the same,

that there are no surprises,

and teaches adults

that all they have to do is repeat

that which they were not able to learn.’

(Lor
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Twitter-based early warning and risk communication of the swine flu pandemic in 2009 (Knowledge Exch
Patty Kostkova discusses Twitter-based early warning and risk communication of the 2009 swine flu pandemic during a seminar on quantitative methods in social media research held at the OII on 26 September 2012. The need to improve global population monitoring and enhance surveillance of infectious diseases has never been more pressing. Factors such as air travel act as a catalyst in the spread of new and novel viruses. The unprecedented user-generated activity on social networks and online media
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Science Pub: Sour Beer Study
Jeff Clawson, manager of Oregon State University's pilot brewery, discusses a recent study on sour beers at a Science Pub event at the Calapooia Brewery in Albany, Oregon. OSU is one of the world's leaders in research on hops and the brewing sciences, and many graduates of the fermentation sciences programs go on to have a huge impact in the industry.
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Lesson 07 - One Minute Luxembourgish
In lesson 07 of One Minute Luxembourgish you will learn to say that it's nice to meet someone in Luxembourgish. Remember - even a few phrases of a language can help you make friends and enjoy travel more. Find out more about One Minute Languages at our website - http://www.oneminutelanguages.com. One Minute Luxembourgish is brought to you by the Radio Lingua Network and is ©Copyright 2008.
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John Mulvaney interviewed by Kathleen Jackson
Kathleen Jackson speaks with Emeritus Professor John Mulvaney AO, CMG as part of the School of History's ANU Summer Scholar Series. John Mulvaney AO CMG is an acclaimed archaeologist and historian of prehistory. Emeritus Professor Mulvaney pioneered the field of Australian archaeology. His extensive fieldwork has contributed significantly to understanding of Australia's early human occupation.
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1.2 The Science of Biology
Shannon McDermott
By the end of this section, you will be able to: Identify the shared characteristics of the natural sciences Summarize the steps of the scientific method […]

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