Music in Code
Today, listening to music is easy - we have CDs, MP3s, radio, television and the internet. But around a hundred years ago life was very different - either you had to play music yourself or have someone else play it for you. The 15 video tracks in this album demonstrate various ways to play music by mechanical means, with the ingenious use of levers, pegs, cylinders or paper rolls, and explain the principles used to create and control these music-making machines. This material forms part of TA212
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2.5 Summary of Section 1

  • England, Scotland and Wales are nations.

  • Wales was conquered by the English in 1282 and its parliamentary union with England took place in 1536.

  • The United Kingdom of Great Britain was formed by the Act of Union of 1707, although the term Great Britain had been in use since 1603, when James VI of Scotland became James I of England (including Wales). Later unions created the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland and,
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3.5 Default or credit risk

This is the risk that contractual returns will not be paid because the borrower's financial situation has deteriorated to the point that it is no longer able to service the debt. It is possibly the commonest type of risk in commerce generally, and you are probably familiar with it in some shape or form. It affects many areas of business decision-making over and beyond the specialised world of investment risk and return. Most large companies devote significant resources to the identification,
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Double Angle Identities, Half Angle, and Reduction Formulas
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Unequal Mobility and its Social Consequences
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1943 War Department Film Bulletin No 48 produced by the Signal Corps Photographic Center. Invasion of Poland in Sept of 1939 which was the beginning of WWII. Contains footage shot by German troops and confiscated by the Allied Forces of artillery and infantry attacks which resulted in the capture of Warsaw. (06:51)
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This presentation discusses the pioneering approach to the embedding of enterprise in the curriculum through people and pedagogy
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Current problems in administration of a city are found to be decentralized and noninteractive for an effective city management. This usually will result in inconsistencies of decision-making, inefficient services and slow response to a particular action. City administration often spends more money, time and human resource because of these problems. This research demonstrates our research and development of creating a City Administration System (CAS) to solve the problems stated above. The task o
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The Alamo
This video is about the Alamo, its defense, and the moral cause it gave the Texans. A good explanation, but does not go into detail about the Mexican troops or strategies. (02:37)
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This work will discuss how the contemporary technological devices, that act like mediators of the gaze, can leverage a global voyeurism in an already established scopophilic and surveillance-panopticism culture. This analysis will be done from a perspective within the art and technology, where productions in contemporary visual arts resort to this state of affairs to propose their poetics and to present a critical and reflective reading about a society, facing a reality where privacy and individ
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6.1 Variety of business objectives

Most people would agree that the primary objective of a business is to survive and, in order to survive, its revenue must be greater than its expenditure.

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3.5 Wavelength multiplexing and demultiplexing

Wavelength multiplexers and demultiplexers are needed in order to be able to use wavelength division multiplexing. With just two wavelengths, the multiplexers and demultiplexers can be based on directional couplers because, as mentioned earlier in Section 3.2, couplers are naturally wavelength-de
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6.3 Metabolic regulation and the midbrain

As you found in the last section, the physiological evidence points to the likelihood that different components of regulation may be regulated separately. The hypothalamus, which appears to be central to the depression and recovery of body temperature during entry to torpor and arousal, is not the only player in the control of metabolic processes underlying non-behavioural thermogenesis. In many respects, the initiation of thermogenesis is the prime event in the reactivation of a cold body: t
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5.1 Overview

An important dimension to the social perception of risk is how the media report an issue. Researchers at the Cardiff University School of Journalism investigated media coverage of three scientific issues with social policy implications: climate change; cloning and genetic medical research; and the MMR vaccine. The study analysed the way the media covered the MMR controversy in 561 articles over a seven-month period. Then two nationally representative surveys were carried out in April and Octo
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Leadership and context
This free course, Leadership and context, introduces you to the potential impact of context and culture, both internal and external, on educational organisations and its implications for leadership. First published on Fri, 26 May 2017 as Leadership and context. To find
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The cities still grow all around the world, and are environments which are very modified by humans. The urban living conditions constitute as many constraints as opportunities for the biodiversity. It is omnipresent in town, and, according to the situation or the point of view, it is beneficial or problematic ...
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