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Improving Machine-Based Image Descriptions
What does it mean to do object recognition? The ultimate goal for Ali Farhadi is to have a machine generate a human-quality description of images. Humans can form complete sentences describing images. These sentences identify the most interesting objects, the actions that are being performed, and the scene where the action occurs. Emulating this skill demands answers to fundamental questions about recognition: how can a recognition system deal with the vast number of objects in the real world? W
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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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Virtual Maths - Numbers, Opposite angles simulation tool
Interactive simulation tool demonstrating the angles on a 360 degree wheel
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What Business Leaders Can Learn from Generals
The military approaches peacetime with risk management and wartime with uncertainty management. To operate amid uncertainty, managers become leaders and more autonomy is given to troops to ensure agility and resilience.
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CSU, Chico Course Redesign ePortfolio for Methods of Political Inquiry
This web site presents the results of a course redesign of an introductory social science statistics course, using a flipped classroom model.  This redesign was funded by the Califoria State University's Chancellor's Office "Promising Course Redesigns" initiative in the academic year 2013/14.
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2.4 Review

In working through this section, you have identified some of your initial expectations and I have explained some of what I think you will discover as you work through the unit. It would be appropriate at this point to look at some of the questions I asked you about your expectations again and note ways your expectations have changed.

Spend a total of around 30 minutes on the next three activities.

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Being Stuart's student -- Professor Lindley Winslow
"Measuring 'Nothing' and Getting It Right" - a symposium in honor of the physics career of Dr. Stuart Freedman (http://freedman2014.org): Dr. Lindley Winslow (Assistant Professor at the Department of Physics and Astronomy, University of California at Los Angeles) speaks about her experience working under the supervision of Dr. Freedman while a graduate student at UC Berkeley.
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Leukemia (AML/MDS) Moon Shots update
By: mdanderson Download from iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/leukemia-aml-mds-moon-shots/id431848.... Acute Myeloid leukemia (AML) involves an overgrowth of immature blood cells, while myelodysplastic syndromes (MDS) happen when the bone marrow does not produce enough blood cells. MD Anderson Cancer Center is the world’s largest practice for treating AML and MDS. Guillermo Garcia-Manero, M.D., professor in Leukemia at MD Anderson, discusses milestones made with this MD Anderson moo
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Dr Jake Lynch, Director of the Centre for Peace and Conflict Studies at the University of Sydney.
Dr Jake Lynch, former BBC newsreader, Political Correspondent for Sky News and Sydney Correspondent for the Independent. Jake is now the Director of the Centre for Peace and Conflict Studies at the University of Sydney and is one of the most published authors in the field of peace journalism. For more information please visit http://www.leedsmet.ac.uk
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Papa, Please Get The Moon For Me, picture book by Eric Carle
A simple story, briefly told, which revolves around the waxing and waning of the moon. Monica asks Papa to bring her the moon, that she might play with it. By dint of "a very long ladder" and a mountain, Papa reaches the moon, waits until it becomes smaller, and obligingly retrieves it. Of course the moon continues to shrink and soon disappears, but a few nights later Monica sees it once again in the sky, where it begins to grow anew.  Illustrated picture book brought to life with animation, na
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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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Vobiscum Est Iope by Thomas Campion (poetry reading)
The Lute Music is a renaissance piece called "Faine Would I Wed". Thomas Campion wrote his verse to be accompanied by the lute. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thomas_Campion The title means "Iope is with you". Iope was also called Cassiopeia. He chose that name because she was beautiful but vain and arrogant too. She's sometimes portrayed holding a mirror. Cassiopeia is a constellation in the heavens: the story goes that Poseidon tied her to a chair and placed her in the sky as a punishment
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Finding No Light Higgs Bosons
"Measuring 'Nothing' and Getting It Right" - a symposium in honor of the physics career of Dr. Stuart Freedman (http://freedman2014.org): Dr. James Napolitano (Professor at the Department of Physics, Temple University) speaks about his work with Dr. Freedman on an experiment to search for fundamental scalars in nuclear decay, including some interesting anecdotes from getting the work published. This talk first traces some of his history with Dr. Freedman, including "nothings" that he measured w
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Wetenschap op Stap : Biowetenschappen wordt zoveel leuker als een onderzoeker je klas binnenstapt
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De tweede editie van het schoolproject Wetenschap op Stap zal vanaf schooljaar 2014-2015 opnieuw van start gaan. Dit project richt zich naar kinderen van het vijfde en zesde leerjaar basisonderwijs. VIB wil hiermee jonge kinderen …


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Great Wall of China, Badaling Pass, Near Beijing
In this video clip, explore a restored section of the Great Wall, which  people can climb so high that the top of it seems as if it is lonely. This is a clip from "The Last Emperor's Home Video". (01:24)
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Enterprise in the sports industry
This presentation discusses Drucker's thesis that failure is a "good thing" if the opportunities that arise from such failure allow the development of personal and enterprise skills
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Ceasefire under strain in east Ukraine
A pro-Russian separatist leader predicts the truce with Ukraine "will be over soon", as fighting flares in Donetsk and an airport in Luhansk lies in ruin. Vanessa Johnston reports. Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe More 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, national, and inter
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