CVs and Letters to Employers
CV’s and Letters to Employers is one of several Futures workbooks which help students choose and prepare for their careers. Like the other workbooks in the series you can dip in and out doing the exercises which are most relevant to you. You might want to include the exercises or the output in your personal development plan or e-portfolio.
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Expedition 41 Crew Receives a Warm Welcome in Kazakhstan and Russia
Expedition 41 Commander Max Suraev of the Russian Federal Space Agency (Roscosmos), Flight Engineer Reid Wiseman of NASA and Flight Engineer Alexander Gerst of the European Space Agency were greeted in a traditional ceremony at the airport in Kustanai, Kazakhstan, on Nov. 10, a few hours after landing in their Soyuz TMA-13M spacecraft in Kazakhstan near the town of Arkalyk. After the ceremony, the crew split up, with Suraev returning to his training base in Star City, Russia, and Wiseman and Ger
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Making your debugging pretty with DotNetPretty

Special Note: This is the #1,000th Coding4Fun Blog post! Woot! Thanks for everyone's continued support and comments. And now, lets, well, look at some code! :)

There you are, at a break point, debugging and need to quickly see a variable's data. Hover over it and you see... the class name...


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Japan's Abe arrives in Israel
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe arrives in Israel accompanied by a government and business delegation, meets Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu. Rough Cut (no reporter narration). Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe More updates and breaking news: http://smarturl.it/BreakingNews Reuters tells the world's stories like no one else. As the largest international multimedia news provider, Reuters provides coverage around the globe and across topics including business, financial, nationa
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Robert E. Lee's Great Regret
In this video clip, biographer Liz Pryor reveals Confederate general, Robert E. Lee's greatest regret about his military career. (1:35)
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Signature Course: Democracy--Ancient and Modern
CLST 275, HISTORY 234, POLSCI 211. Democracy: Ancient and Modern. (Instructor: Jed Atkins) The ancient Greeks invented democracy, and it remains their most famous legacy. How can understanding democracy as it was conceived and practiced in ancient Greece contribute to our own understanding and practice of democracy? Does modern democracy fulfill the promise of ancient democracy, or betray its fundamental tenets? In this class, we will explore these questions through a comparative study of Ath
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Artificial Photosynthesis
How can government, industry and business better work together to invest in long-term research to harness solar energy and transform carbon dioxide into energy fuel? In this lecture, Global Chair at the University, Professor Geoffrey Ozin talks about using carbon dioxide as a source of fuel rather than treating it as a waste product and pioneering advances in nano-chemistry.
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Charles Garnier, The Paris Opéra, 1860-75 - Smart History at Khan Academy
Charles Garnier, The Paris Opéra, 1860-75. The experts are Dr. Beth Harris and Dr. Steven Zucker. (04:49)
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Learning outcomes

After completing this course, you should be able to:

  • explain the scientific basis for the main methods of contraception (Question 1)

  • list the factors affecting fertilization (Questions 2 and 5)

  • describe with the help of diagrams the early stages of embryonic development (Question 3)

  • describe the main developmental forces at work during early embryonic development (Questions 3 and 4)

  • discuss s
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Vlaams Elektro Innovatiecentrum : Kenniscentrum voor de elektrosector
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Het Vlaams Elektro Innovatiecentrum (VEI) is het kenniscentrum voor de elektrosector in Vlaanderen, opgericht onder impuls van de drie beroepsfederaties voor elektro-installatiebedrijven Fedelec, Nelectra en …


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Job interviews
Job Interviews is one of several Futures workbooks which help students choose and prepare for their careers. Like the other workbooks in the series you can dip in and out doing the exercises which are most relevant to you. You might want to include the exercises or the output in your personal development plan or e-portfolio. Interviews are still the most commonly used method for assessing a person’s suitability for a job. In the UK 99 per cent of employers use selection interviews to recruit
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Risk, Uncertainty & The Future of National Security
Officially we are still fighting a "War on Terror", but few people in Australia would say we are still living in an "Age of Terror". Oil prices have quadrupled, but we have not seen the same panicked queuing at petrol stations as when this last occurred. This lecture launches an important new book, Uncertainty and Risk: Multidisciplinary Perspectives , by discussing how risk and uncertainty inform the democratic politics of national security; and more specifically, how the management of national
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1.2.5 Natural methods of contraception

Many people with particular religious beliefs are fundamentally opposed to the use of artificial methods of contraception. In the developing world, where, as you saw above, the population is frequently increasing at an unsustainable rate, this is a particular problem. For Muslims and Roman Catholics (and others), who may nonetheless wish to limit their families, the preferred option is to use natural family planning methods. The most commonplace method, which involves estimating the ‘fertil
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An Architecture for International Cooperation on Climate Change
The Fifth Annual Sir Leslie Melville Lecture was presented by Professor Warwick J McKibbin.  Sir Leslie Melville’s legacy includes the design and establishment of new institutions for dealing with global macroeconomic interdependence. Today the world is grappling with a far more complex set of problems related to environmental interdependence on a global scale. In this lecture, Professor Warwick McKibbin argues that major countries must respond to the issue of climate change, tak
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The Next 100 Years - A Forecast for the 21st Century
In his book The Next 100 Years, George Friedman offers a lucid, highly readable forecast of the changes we can expect around the world during the twenty-first century. He explains where and why future wars will erupt (and how they will be fought), which nations will gain and lose economic and political power, and how new technologies and cultural trends will alter the way we live in the new century. Drawing on history and geopolitical patterns dating back hundreds of years, Friedman shows that w
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Ecology, Conservation, and Public Policy: A Vision for the 21st Century
One of the great challenges of this century is to answer the question: Howdo we bring first class basic science to bear on important appliedproblems? Although the path is not completely clear, it is becoming moreso. Professor Mangel will address a series of sub-questions including: How does the nature of environmental problems differ from other kinds of problems? How do we deal with uncertainty, data and models? How can science support policy making? How do we and what should we learn from ot
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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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Public Goods: Some inter-temporal considerations
This lecture reviews the literature on the voluntary contributions to public goods by repeatedly-interacting contributors and discusses how the economic theory of choice of sequences of actions sheds light on the outcomes of voluntarism. Professor Long will draw attention to abstract public goods, such as the stock of mutual trust in a community, and the building up of a spirit of cooperation. Game-strategic aspects of voluntary contributions are also discussed, including the role of behavioural
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2.4 Information and communication technologies

The new economy is much more than a shift from manufacturing to services and the increased integration of economies on a global scale. It is also strongly linked to the development of ICT, which has facilitated the development of new processes and products, especially ‘knowledge goods’ which are described below.

The internet has increased the ‘connectivity’ or interconnectedness between economies by making textual communication possible in real time as well as providing a new me
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Lesson 273 – Numbers, plural and telling the time.
In this lesson you'll learn to say the numbers from zero to one-million, the plural of words, and telling the time. Learn this in Brazilian Portuguese Pod.

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