Uma Arqueologia de Diagramas Cibern?ticos [An Archaeology of Cybernetic Diagrams]
This paper investigates the use of explicit structures of information in architectural design. Particularly, it approaches the use of diagrams related to cybernetics and information theory in experimental practices in the 1960?s and 1970?s. It analyses the diagram of cybernetic control proposed by the cybernetician Gordon Pask for the Fun Palace, the diagrams produced by the utopian architect Yona Friedman in the conceptual description of the Flatwriter program and Christopher Alexander?s diagra
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21H.206 American Consumer Culture (MIT)
This class examines how and why twentieth-century Americans came to define the "good life" through consumption, leisure, and material abundance. We will explore how such things as department stores, nationally advertised brand-name goods, mass-produced cars, and suburbs transformed the American economy, society, and politics. The course is organized both thematically and chronologically. Each period deals with a new development in the history of consumer culture. Throughout we explore both celeb
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1.1 What is 'globalisation'?

Activity 1 What does ‘globalisation’ mean to you?

Note down on paper or in your learning journal your f
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Virtual Maths, Shapes, Space and Measure, Rearranging Formulae
Interactive simulation, rearranging formulae (letters and numbers)
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Royal Pump Room Museum, Crown Place, Harrogate, North Yorkshire. View from Valley Gardens. Photographed by Herbert Felton in 1960.
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Heavy rain, flooding and sinkholes
This week in the Planet Earth Podcast: Tony Cooper and Vanessa Banks of NERC's British Geological Survey give us a unique insight into how sinkholes form and explain why the worst of them may be still to come.
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3.2 The project plan

Although there are many approaches to planning a project, there are seven elements that are normally included in a project plan:

  • a work breakdown structure to show separate tasks and activities;

  • the team structure and responsibilities of key people;

  • an estimate of effort and duration for each task;

  • a schedule to show the sequence and timing of activities;

  • details of resources to be allocated t
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7.013 Introductory Biology (MIT)
The MIT Biology Department core courses, 7.012, 7.013, and 7.014, all cover the same core material, which includes the fundamental principles of biochemistry, genetics, molecular biology, and cell biology. 7.013 focuses on the application of the fundamental principles toward an understanding of human biology. Topics include genetics, cell biology, molecular biology, disease (infectious agents, inherited diseases and cancer), developmental biology, neurobiology and evolution.Biological functio
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The impact of enterprise focussed modules
This presentation outlines the use of a tested research instrument (Bandura's self efficacy theory) and students own perceptions of their enterprise skills and abilities
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Rewiring the system
We are entering a new era of renewable energy generation, says Dr Michael Pollitt, where interactive networks, smart electricity meters and energy saving devices on consumer lights and heaters will help tackle climate change. This increased 'smartness' and functionality will also lead to the generation of new and exciting business models and the rise of energy service companies, Dr Pollitt explains.
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2014 Scholars Luncheon - Fred Lowrance
Fred Lowrance speaks at Queens University of Charlotte's Scholars Luncheon for 2014
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4 The end of the last ice age: the Holocene

I have already noted that the great ice sheets took about 100,000 years to form and only about 10,000 years to decay. So what happened at the end of the last ice age? Figure 15 shows the EPICA ice core CO2 concentration and air temperature for the most recent 20 000 years, which is within the last ic
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Culture Change at Life's WORC
This series of three e-Cases describes how Life’s WORC created a culture of empowerment supported by strong performance management practices. Beginning in 2000, agency leaders began to build a values-based culture, hoping to improve staff retention and service quality.  Managers found themselves addressing a new set of issues every few years from 2000 through 2013. This material is part of The Hubert Project collection, the premier hub for open educational resources in the public affa
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Burglary project
This report outlines the process and findings from an innovative project for students. This work was part of the curriculum and involved students working with West Yorkshire Police as part of the safer Leeds project in designing and making a film for students n crime prevention and personal safety in Leeds
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Parts of a flower flash cards
Customizable and printable flower parts flash cards. You can customize the card size, color, border, and content. Terms included in this card set are stamen, anther, filament, carpel, stigma, style, ovary, sepal, ovule, and petal. These cards are great for studying plant morphology.
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Virtual Maths, Shapes Space and Measure, Surface of semi cylinder
Interactive simulation demonstrating how to calculate the surface area of a cover for an astro turf pitch including the ends by using a semi (half) cylinder.
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Margaret Thatcher - Not For Turning [Audio]
Speaker(s): Charles Moore | Not For Turning is the first volume of Charles Moore's authorized biography of Margaret Thatcher, the longest serving Prime Minister of the twentieth century and one of the most influential political figures of the postwar era. Charles Moore's biography of Margaret Thatcher, published after her death on 8 April 2013, immediately supersedes all earlier books written about her. At the moment when she becomes a historical figure, this book also makes her into a three dim
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The Spark of the Civil Rights Movement
Emmett Till's cousin, Simeon Wright shared the story of that fateful night in 1955 when Emmett was abducted with students today at the Overby Center. Video by Erin Parsons. Produced by Mary Stanton Knight
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