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When the Audience Clicks: Buying Attention in the Digital Age
Discussion of media buying and the attention-creation industry - showing how the fixation on audiences' click-like behaviour is a disruptive institutional force, and how buyers' new approaches to attention are creating new forms of social discrimination. A huge part of the media business is about getting people's attention and proving it to advertisers. The goal is to present people with interesting stuff-articles, videos, music - so they will see commercial messages that ride along, and sometim
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2.5.1 The reductionist perspective

Although theology had been thought of as ultimate knowledge, in post-Enlightenment thought, religion came to be seen by many in the West as a hindrance to progress and the advancement of human knowledge. Some came to believe that a rational and scientific way of looking at the world, unconstrained by religious belief and ‘superstition’, would lead to religion becoming redundant.

In the nineteenth century, this idea was boosted by Darwinian theories of evolution. Charles Darwin’s <
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2.7 Overcoming problems

A few issues regularly crop up as important in discussions with research students towards the end of their projects, when they reflect back on their research. Students often bring up these issues after a preliminary phrase like ‘If only I had done this in the first few months’ or ‘If only I had stopped doing so much on that sooner’. The following is not a comprehensive list of tips, just a guide to a few of the more typical ones.

It is very easy to take too long over one task an
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3 What would suit me?

You should now have built up a realistic picture about what you want to achieve and what you have to offer and be able to match up all of these against some possible activities.

Here are some different ways to get you started:

Have another look at some of the statements in Section 1.3">Section 1.3.
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1.8.1 The experience of Hillsborough

We have explored the challenges of entering into situations which are ambiguous and open to competing interpretations. But what happens in a situation where nobody knows what is going on, where established meanings have collapsed altogether? Tom Heller gives a graphic account of such a situation in his description of his experience of the Hillsborough football stadium disaster.

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The Story of India- Liberation and Freedom (pt.5)
This documentary traces Indian history through the occupation by the
British to the promise of the 21st. Century.

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8.2 Evidence

The purpose of the evidence you present is to show you can use different ways to learn. This means your example could be an assignment, project report, video recording, etc. that includes activities where you have taken responsibility for when and how you learned, perhaps as part of a distance-learning course (independent learning), and work you have learned using a different approach, perhaps by attending a tutorial, seminar, taking part in an e-conference, workshop, training session with a
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2.3 Two factors affecting the distribution of organisms

We will illustrate some of the complexities of interpreting ecological field data by looking at two sets of environmental factors, soil pH and salinity, desiccation and biotic interactions on sea-shores.


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Real Brazilian Conversations #10: Seriados e filmes
André and Filipe are cousins and good friends. They share some opinions about their favorite comedy TV Shows and talk a little bit about the Batman V Superman movie (NO SPOILERS). The post Real...

Check out our website, reallylearnportuguese.com and find out more how we can help you to improve your Portuguese language skills!

The American Presidents: Ulysses S. Grant
This video discusses Ulysses S. Grant.  American history is so much more than dates and documents — it's the dynamic story of the real men and women, immigrants and Native Americans, who together built our country. Disney's 'The American Presidents' is a fresh and relevant narrative (developed with a former producer of The Daily Show and The Colbert Report) about the men who led this country through change and the lives they affected, from an early idea of democracy to our first Afric
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Billie Holiday singing "What a Little Moonlight Can Do" 1958
Billie Holiiday singing live "What a little moonlight can do".  Black and white video (3:09)
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Global Music: Pappa Susso
Alhaji Pappa Susso performs on the West African harp as part of the University of Richmond Department of Music Global Music Series.
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Darwin and Evolution
2009 marks the 200th anniversary of the birth of Charles Darwin and the 150th anniversary of the publication of On The Origin Of Species. This album introduces Darwin's great revelation: that species change and adapt according to their environment. Apparently diverse specimens and fossils reveal surprising results, such as the common ancestry of the hippopotamus and the dolphin, whose evolutionary paths diverged when their habitats changed. Research on sparrows show how particular characteristi
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Consciousness, Emotion and Cognition - How the Mind Works: An Overview from different Approaches
Mark Pettinelli

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Theme (Using Fables)
This video consists of a narrated lesson about theme.  The presenter explains why reader's should focus on theme as they read and then goes over an example.  (06:01) "RL.4.9.   Compare and contrast the treatment of similar themes and topics (e.g., opposition of good and evil) and patterns of events (e.g., the quest) in stories, myths, and traditional literature from different cultures."

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Automobiles Freed Us from the Tyranny of Horses
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Thanks to the automobile, Americans live in an age of extremely inexpensive transportation, by historical measures. 

In the United States in 2015, there was approximately one motor vehicle per 1.21 people. With the excepti
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Audiobook Classic 'OLIVER TWIST' by Charles Dickens
This is an audio reading of a part of the novel, Oliver Twist, by Charles Dickens.  Image of Charles Dickens is displayed throughout the reading.

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2.1 Finding and extracting coal

Coal is often regarded as the principal fossil fuel, and with good reason. There is almost three times more energy available from the global proven coal reserves as there is from proven oil and gas reserves taken together. Therefore, it is unsurprising that even today much time and effort is spent locating it.

This section considers the techniques used in coal exploration and how coal is produced from surface and underground mines. But first, a brief look at a few of the historical aspe
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Researching Your Speech Topic
Researching Your Speech Topic. Part of the series: How to Pick a Public Speech Topic. Evidence is important to any speech. Get tips for finding evidence for your public speaking occasion in this free video clip from a professional public speaker.
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Chiral Examples, Part 2 | Stereochemistry | Organic Chemistry | Khan Academy
Chiral examples, #2. Created by Sal Khan. (10:18)
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