15.965 Technology Strategy for System Design and Management (MIT)
This course provides you with a framework to understand the structure and dynamics of high-tech businesses, together with an approach for their effective strategic management. It is focused on domains in which systems are important, because either or both products are parts of larger and more complex systems, or they are comprised of systems. The domains covered include computing, communications (in particular the mobile and IP domains), consumer electronics, industrial networking, automotive, a
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2.1 Light sources and detectors

The basic building blocks of an optical-fibre link are the light source, the fibre and the detector (Figure 1).

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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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Studying here gave me the confidence to start my own business," Tony Wheeler (MSc05), Founder of LonelyPlanet, explains in London Business School's latest CNN TV advert

Evolving Brain: Mysteries of the Brain
By: nsf Using amazing new technologies, evolutionary neuroscientist Melina Hale and her graduate students at the University of Chicago are discovering that the basic movements of one tiny fish can teach us big ideas about how the brain's circuitry works. "Mysteries of the Brain" is produced by NBC Learn in partnership with the NSF.
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Hanukkah for Younger Students
Mr. Franklin is going to a Hanukkah celebration. Watch this Hanukkah for kids cartoon as he teaches Bird a few traditions he's learned about Hanukkah and see why Hanukkah Around the World is celebrated. He also talks about foods that are prepared and the menorah and why it is called the, "Festival of Lights." (02:37)

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2.3.4 Symbolic data

The fourth kind of data is essentially symbolic – symbolic creations of minds, such as the texts people have written, their art, what they have said (recorded and transcribed), the exact ways they use language and the meanings they have communicated. These symbolic data are the products of minds, but once created they can exist and be studied and analysed quite separately from the particular minds that created them. These kinds of data are used to provide evidence of meanings, and th
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1.6.3 Mailing lists and newsgroups

Mailing or discussion lists are e-mail based discussion groups. When you send an e-mail to a mailing list address, it is sent automatically to all the other members of the list.

The majority of academic-related mailing lists in the UK are maintained by JISCMail You will find details of joining these mailing lists on the JISCMail website. Mailing lists are useful for getting in
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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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18.904 Seminar in Topology (MIT)
In this course, students present and discuss the subject matter with faculty guidance. Topics presented by the students include the fundamental group and covering spaces. Instruction and practice in written and oral communication are provided to the students.

Grade 11 Biology: Anatomy and Physiology
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Grade 11 Biology: Anatomy and Physiology is customized to cover the outcomes of the Biology 30S curriculum in Manitoba.
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Marcyliena Morgan — "If I Ruled the World: Imagine That" | Harvard Thinks Big 5
Professor in the Department of African and African American Studies and Founding Director of the The Hiphop Archive at Harvard University and Research Institute (HARI) at the Hutchins Center for African and African American Research
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1.6.4 Summary

  • EU enlargement is going to impose new problems for both monetary and fiscal policy.

  • The process by which the accession countries can enter the Euro-zone will be long and will possibly lack stability.

  • According to the rules of the SGP fiscal retrenchment is called for some governments because of government sector imbalances, though this might be offset by payments to the accession countries and regions from Structural and Co
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Medical Imaging and Diagnostics
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Explain the working principle behind an anger camera. Describe the SPECT and PET imaging techniques.
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1.1.5 Organising information

How confident are you that you know when it is appropriate to cite references (refer to the work of other people) in your written work?

  • 5 – Very confident

  • 4 – Confident

  • 3 – Fairly confident

  • 2 – Not very confident

  • 1 – Not confident at all

How confident do you feel about producing bibliographies (lists of references) in an appropriate format to accompany your written
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Early American Trade
This is an amateur video about early trade in America. There are a few typographical errors. There is no voice narration, just words. (03:02) Music is by Coldplay.
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'That's really cool... now what?'
Graham Page, Executive VP Global Solutions for Millward Brown looks at the future for neuroscience in consumer research. Incorporating EEG, eye-tracking and cognitive psychology.
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Business, NGOs and the challenge of sustainability
Today's consumer driven culture is ecologically unsustainable; this fact poses a clear challenge to governments who must agree responses to climate change and other issues. But what role can business play? Jim Leape, Director General and Chief Executive of WWF International, explains how companies can help drive a shift to sustainability in their sectors and more broadly, the roles that NGOs can play in catalysing such a shift.
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4.9 Bluetooth

The driving force for the development of the Bluetooth standard was to eliminate the need for connecting wires between local IT devices such as keyboards, monitors, printers, PDAs (Personal Digital Assistants), cell phones and headsets. This was already possible using infrared technology, but the requirement for line-of-sight positioning between the communicating interfaces limits infrared's usefulness. Because Bluetooth uses radio waves, Bluetooth devices can communicate with each other with
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