NIIT Technologies’ Lalit Dhingra on Innovations in Air Travel
Led by IT and R&D, many changes are taking place in the air travel industry, says NIIT Technologies' Lalit Dhingra.
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Augmented reality helps you up a climbing wall
Full story: http://www.newscientist.com/article/dn25940 Smart projector plots glowing climbing routes onto a wall and tracks the movement of climbers as they follow it, suggesting the next move as they go
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Publishers discuss transforming a dissertation into a book
During the 2013 International Open Access Week, UCLA Library hosted an ambitious and well-received event addressing the question of whether making dissertations available online hurts authors publishing prospects. Panelists included four acquisitions editors from reputable scholarly presses, as well as a Partner Relations Manager from Proquest. Co-sponsored by the UCLA Department of English, the UCLA Department of History, Proquest, and the UCLA Library, the event was planned by Marta Brunner an
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Le diagnostic précoce du cancer et l'utopie de l'homo medicus : une contribution à l'histoire ...

Intervention au séminaire formes de surveillance en médecine et santé publique.
Séance du 28 février 2014. "Prédire et surveiller les cancers".


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Tourism Information and Documentation Resource Centres Database (INFODOCTOUR)
A service of the World Tourism Organization (WTO) established in 2002, "INFODOCTOUR contains data on activities, products and services available from libraries, documentation centres, producers and distributors of databases on tourism and related fields". Users can search for databases (free, paying or restricted) and search for resource centres using criteria such as region, specialisation, type of service or organisation, geographical coverage and subject area. Please note that not all links a
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4.11.1 Debating and negotiating meaning

The two briefings in Boxes 4.10 and 4.11 illustrate other technological approaches to supporting socially based forms of knowledge generation, with the common theme of facilitating negotiation and debate among stakeholders. These are examples of tools which can assist communication between communities of practice as they seek to understand each other's perspectives.

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11.7 Applications

Most people buy computers in order to run applications. There are many different examples of software application, including word processors and spreadsheet, database and graphics packages. Some are combined together in 'office' suites, such as the StarOffice applications you can find on the Open University's Online Applications disk.

Word-processing software, such as Microsoft Word, allows you to create, edit and store documents. You can produce very professional-looking docume
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1.2.4 Theravada Buddhism

In all schools of Buddhism, the inevitability of death is seen as a fruitful topic for reflection and meditation, but in the Theravada tradition, which originated in Thailand, followers are especially encouraged to meditate upon death. In the beginning the meditator is asked to dwell on deaths of people who have led a pleasant life. Then the mind of the meditator can be turned to the inevitability of his or her own death, so as to develop ‘one-pointed’ concentration on this. To aid this a
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Siegfried Woldhek shows how he found the true face of Leonardo
This 4:21 video lecture is about the narrator's search for an image of Leonardo and the problem solving approach that he used. This is a wonderful video that shows students how they can use their powers of observation and deduction to reach conclusions.
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Faces of power and piety : medieval portraiture
Part of the J. Paul Getty Museum website, this online resource was produced to complement their exhibition, which ran from 12 August to 26 October 2008, entitled 'Faces of Power and Piety: Medieval Portraiture', and which featured portraits from illuminated manuscripts of the Middle Ages (circa 500-1500). Medieval portraiture does not present us with a precise likeness of the subject, but instead depicts clothing, heraldry or other objects relating to them. As the website states "the goal of med
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Mexican Spanish Survival Phrases #30 - Where Can I Find This Place? in Mexican Spanish
Learn Mexican Spanish travel phrases with SpanishPod101.com! A little Spanish can go such a long way! Whether you’re traveling, visiting, or sightseeing, SpanishPod101.com has all the essential travel phrases just for you! In this lesson we cover a high frequency Spanish phrase that you’ll surely find useful on your trip, travels, [...]
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MSO Learn App for iOS
'MSO Learn is the first App of its kind to offer the user advanced interactive audio-visual exploration of an orchestra, featuring the different instrumental families, individual instruments and the musicians who play them. The App for iPhone and iPad brings together stunning graphics and uncompressed audio to produce an experience that will delight users of all ages and enhance their appreciation of the workings of an orchestra.Users can explore the various sections of the orchestra (strin
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Nuclear Disarmament in a Changing World
"Nuclear Disarmament in a Changing World" Preventing the proliferation of nuclear weapons has emerged as one of the most complicated problems of the twenty-first century. The events of 9/11 have put this danger in an even sharper focus. Dr. Robert Gallucci, President of the MacArthur Foundation, discusses how the US and the international community are dealing with this challenge and what can be done to reduce the danger caused by these weapons.
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6 Conclusion

William Wilberforce died on 29 July 1833, two days after hearing that the legislation for the abolition of slavery in British dominions had successfully completed its passage through the House of Commons, a fitting conclusion to the work he had begun nearly half a century before.

The Practical View both reflected and contributed to a major shift in religious consciousness of which the continuing growth of the Evangelical movement was the most striking manifestation. Methodist num
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INN Placement Website
This artefact outlines the creation of a new website for Innovation North students holding details of all work placements (short, long term, voluntary, paid).The Institute for Enterprise funded the project and the money helped pay a student to maintain the website for a year
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14.03 Microeconomic Theory and Public Policy (MIT)
This class presents microeconomic theory and applications of consumer and producer behavior and welfare analysis at an intermediate level. In addition to standard competitive models, we study deviations due to externalities, asymmetric information, and imperfect rationality. We apply this material to policy debates including minimum wage regulations, food stamp provision, trade protection, educational credentials, health insurance markets, and real estate markets.
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instructables
This is a site that is a vast source for hands on creations and DYIs concepts taught but not well understood on a practical level are easy to practice here 
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Duke Medicine Profiles: Mark E. Leithe, MD
Get to know Duke Medicine's heart specialists. Learn more about Mark Leithe, MD at http://www.dukemedicine.org/find-doctors-physicians/mark-e-leithe-md.
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Galileo: Sunspots
Galileo used his telescope to gather data about the heavens, and his observations and theories sparked much controversy. Contrary to the popular belief of the time, Galileo suggested that Earth was not the center of the universe. In this video segment adapted from NOVA, the importance of unbiased scientific inquiry is demonstrated by Galileo's observations of sunspots. Closed captioning included.  Run time 03:42.
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Economic Update: Economic "Side-Effects"
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