AT 130 - "Image: Crop, Rotate, Contrast, Skew" (Budden)
Recorded by Katie Budden, fall semester 2014.
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How to Build the Future [Audio]
Speaker(s): Peter Thiel | It's easier to copy a model than to make something new. Adding more of something familiar takes the world from 1 to n. But every time we create something new, we go from 0 to 1. Today our challenge is to imagine and create new technologies to make the future more peaceful and prosperous. Peter Thiel (@peterthiel), an entrepreneur and investor, co-founded PayPal and the data analytics firm Palantir Technologies. He made the first outside investment in Facebook, funded co
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Podcasting
This case study describes the use of pod casts to support and enhance student decision making in the development and running of a new simulated company using business simulation software
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Engaging students in ethical debates
This case study outlines an investigation into the acceptance of a new pedagogical paradigm aiming to engage and inspire students in ethical and entrepreneurial activity
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1.2 The origins of coal

If you examine a piece of coal, at first sight it appears black and rather homogenous. However, closer inspection generally shows a series of parallel bands up to a few millimetres thick. Most obvious are shiny bands that break into angular pieces if struck. Between them are layers of dull, relatively hard coal and thin weak layers of charcoal-like carbon. Coal splits easily along these weak layers, which crumble to give coal its characteristic dusty black coating.

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3.1.1 Phosphorus

Phosphorus has a number of indispensable biochemical roles and is an essential element for growth in all organisms, being a component of nucleic acids such as DNA, which hold the code for life. However, phosphorus is a scarce element in the Earth's crust and natural mobilization of phosphorus from rocks is slow. Its compounds are relatively insoluble, there is no reservoir of gaseous phosphorus compounds available in the atmosphere (as there is for carbon and nitrogen), and phosphorus is also
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How Pay Inequality Affects the Bottom Line
Pay inequality is a persistent problem that is getting more exposure than ever before. Recent Wharton research examines how inequality affects individual workers and entire companies.
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Virtual Maths, Shapes Space and Measure, Surface of a semi cylinder template
Diagram and template for using a semi-cylinder to calculate area
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Virtual Maths - Numbers, 2D Triangle simulation tool
Diagram and formulas for are and volume of 2D shapes
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6.2.1 The need for a reference frame for describing the Universe

The speed of the Earth in its orbit round the Sun is 29.8 km s−1, in a heliocentric frame. But to specify the velocity vector, it is not sufficient to specify the Sun as the origin of the coordinate system; fixed directions must also be identified.

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2.4 Variable fecundity

The food supply for most polar species depends on several unpredictable factors so successful breeding is far from certain, even if births are tightly synchronized with the seasons. Maintaining pregnancy and feeding the offspring after birth (or hatching in birds) are energetically expensive. The death of the offspring before its maturity represents an irredeemable loss of ‘reproductive investment’ for the parents, particularly the mother, although the earlier in parental nurturing that t
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Episode 156: Virtual Networks with Narayan Annamalai | Microsoft Azure Cloud Cover Show

In this episode Chris Risner and Haishi Bai are joined by Narayan Annamalai, a Program Manager on the Virtual Networks team.  Today Narayan discusses Azure Virtual Networks as well as hybrid connections. VNets allow you to create a secure and isolated trust boundary for your resources within Azure.  This also allows you to seamlessly connect resour
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The Rhubarb Triangle
This is an interactive learning resource book targeted at families who want to learn together and improve their basic English and maths abilities.
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The Story of Wakefield
A basic skills learning resource booklet with interactive activities designed to introduce the Wakefield Museum.
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Evaluation of 'Business Enterprise' Module
This report outlines a process of evaluation for a business enterprise module. This exploratory research investigates the impact of 'contextual' based evaluation of enterprise education curricula
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Evaluation of 'Advanced Database Management' module
This paper focuses on a discussion on the approach taken in analysing evaluation design for a specific faculty module on enterprise education
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Blind Terrier
Cesar teaches a terrier owner to live "in the now" in order to help her deal with her dog problems. This video is part of a series aired by National Geographic on dog behavior. (03:45)
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The University of Memphis Annual Giving-Kevin 2
Your Annual Gift to the University of Memphis can be directed to support student scholarships to help students like Kevin. To make a gift to the University, please visit http://www.memphis.edu/give
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Introduction

This course looks at three different uses of genetic testing: pre-natal diagnosis, childhood testing and adult testing. Such tests provide genetic information in the form of a predictive diagnosis, and as such are described as predictive tests. Pre-natal diagnosis uses techniques such as amniocentesis to test fetuses in the womb. For example, it is commonly offered to women over 35 to test for Down's syndrome. Childhood testing involves testing children for genetic diseases that may no
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6.1 The intricacies of neuron growth

Particular nerves, such as those sensory nerves that arise from the nasal retina (the side of the retina adjacent to the nose), cross the midline; other sensory nerves, such as those that arise from the temporal retina do not. This pattern is consistent between individuals, to such an extent that a map of the nervous system is good enough to be used to locate a particular nerve pathway in most people. (See Author(s): The Open University