Caractéristiques et chocs (Ondes de surface et ressauts)
Dans ce cours, nous étudions les systèmes d'équations aux dérivées partielles hyperboliques 1D en nous servant de l'exemple des équations de Saint-Venant comme prototype de cette classe d'équations. Ces systèmes ont la particularité de pouvoir être transformés en un système d?équations différentes faisant intervenir la dérivée le long de courbes caractéristiques.
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Babbage: Thinking with your tentacles
The secret to the intelligence of the octopus lies in its genome and scientists explore how big data disrupts the principle of anonymity
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On Shame [Audio]
Speaker(s): Dr Phil Hutchinson, Professor Vasudevi Reddy, Dr Jonathan Webber | Shame is often depicted as playing a socially negative role. But might it also play an important positive role in our moral psychology, and for a flourishing political community? Is shame a source of self-knowledge, and a spur to transformative action, as Sartre and Beauvoir suggest? How important are other people to one’s feeling of shame? And how should we think about the developmental origins of shame? Phil Hutch
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Trabajo de Fin de Máster en Didáctica de las Ciencias Sociales. Orientaciones prácticas (2017)
La llegada al Máster Universitario en Formación del Profesorado supone para la mayoría de los estudiantes un cambio brusco en cuanto a temáticas y manera de trabajar. La educación y, en concreto, la investigación educativa, distan bastante de las temáticas de cada una de vuestras especialidades de origen, ya sea Geografía, Historia, Historia del Arte u otras. Por su parte, junto a las clases presenciales, trabajos prácticos y sus correspondientes exámenes de cada una de las asignaturas
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William Shakespeare Profile
Baptized on April 26th, 1564 (with his actual birth date unknown), William Shakespeare was an English poet and playwright. The Bard is often considered the English language's greatest writer and was definitely one of the most influential. Many of his plays have been translated into all the world's major languages and the most notable of these include "Hamlet," "King Lear," and "Macbeth". In this WatchMojo.com video, William Shakespeare is profiled. (0:50)
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7.5 Cancer as an Evolutionary Process: Immune Evasion
In this fifth lecture in the series on cancer as an evolutionary process, Prof. Stearns describes how cancers evade or suppress the immune responses that would kill them.
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Operating System Resource Mgmt
This talk proposes a scheme for addressing the operating system resource management problem. Resource management is the dynamic allocation and de-allocation by an operating system of processor cores, memory pages, and various types of bandwidth to computations that compete for those resources. The objective is to allocate resources for optimized responsiveness based on the finite resources available. Burton Smith,Technical Fellow, Microsoft Corporation Produced 11/29/2011
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Spelletjes van vroeger
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Uitleg van een vijftigtal oude spelletjes, die gespeeld werden tijdens de tweede wereldoorlog:

  • knikkeren,
  • handje klap,
  • witte zwanen,
  • olleke bolleke,
  • balspelletjes,
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SPUR-ring on student research at APL
Whiting School of Engineering student Farhan Damani (WSE ’16) works on next-generation prosthetic limbs at the Applied Physics Lab, with mentor and APL Senior Engineer Kapil Katyal. This opportunity was made possible through SPUR (the Summer Program in Undergraduate Research), funded through the generosity of Johns Hopkins University Trustee Heather Murren (A&S ’88) and her husband Jim. Heather Murren is also a co-chair of Rising to the Challenge: the Campaign for Johns Hopkins. Visit rising
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LSE Night of Ideas | Session 3 | Changing Narratives, Enlightenment Memories [Audio]
Speaker(s): David Reynolds, Florence Robine, Rotraud von Kulessa and Lea Ypi | Hosted by the London School of Economics and Political Science as part of a worldwide series of events coordinated by the Institut français, the Night of Ideas will bring together leading researchers from France, the UK and Europe to discuss changing ideas of democracy, citizenship, and truth. What conceptual frameworks can we apply to understand “post-truth politics”? What light can an exercise in comparison she
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Hugh Pym guest lecture
The lecture forms part of Leeds Business School's free public guest lecture series and took place on Tuesday 1 April in the Rose Bowl. A renowned financial and business journalist and published author, Hugh has been the Chief Economics Correspondent for the BBC News since 2009. He has worked in TV and radio since 1983 for some of the UK's leading broadcasters including Channel 4, ITN and Sky. Paul Houghton, a Principal Lecturer in Leeds Metropolitan's Faculty of Business and Law, who has organi
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Babbage: The Countess of Computers
The Economist's Emma Duncan and author Sydney Padua explore the story of 19th century data geek, Ada Lovelace, who presaged the power of computers by writing one of the first programs. And have we entered a new geological epoch? Tim Cross discusses the evidence. Kenneth Cukier hosts
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L’utilisation de la propriété intellectuelle comme moteur de développement

Les premières ”Rencontres lorraines de la propriété intellectuelle” tenues à Metz en mai 2008 avaient été consacrées à la propriété intellectuelle face au défi de la mondialisation.

L’édition 2009 de ces Rencontres, organisée le 6 octobre 2009 à Nancy, s’est concentrée sur la filière « fibres et éco-matériaux », laquelle, que ce soit à travers le bois, le textile, le papier, les composites ou encore les marchés utili
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Bomb blast in Beirut
Suicide bomber blows up his car in Beirut. Yiming Woo reports. 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, national, and international news. For over 160 years, Reuters has maintained its reputation for speed, accuracy, and impact w
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Una lengua en movimiento
This free course will develop your knowledge and understanding of the societies and cultures of Spain and Latin America and extend the practical skills of listening, speaking, reading and writing. The course focuses on the many ways in which living languages - notably Spanish - adapt to the contexts in which they are used. First published on Thu, 26 May 2016 as Author(s): Creator not set

The Art of Thinking Clearly: Better Thinking, Better Decisions [Audio]
Speaker(s): Rolf Dobelli | Rolf Dobelli argues that we are swayed by cognitive biases when making decisions. By knowing what they are and how to spot them, we can avoid them and make better choices. In this lecture, Rolf will guide us through the most common errors of judgement and how to avoid them. It will transform your decision making – at work, at home, every day. Rolf Dobelli is a Swiss writer and entrepreneur. He has an MBA and a PhD in economic philosophy from the University of St. Gal
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Light : particle or wave?
This is a detailed explanation of the dual nature of light, complete with clear, labeled line drawings and Java interactive tutorials.
Author(s): Kenneth R. Spring,Michael W. Davidson

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Australian-US comparative government and political systems
Dr Hart will explore the main features of the Australian political system through comparison with the United States. He will compare and contrast the struggle of self-government in Australia and the US. He will look at how much Australian politics has been influenced by American was well as British forms of government, particularly focusing on the extent to which the Australian Prime Minister has become ‘presidentialised'. The presentation will also cover the essential differences between
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Lab 1: Lab
David Jun, Daniel Klingler
You will implement band-pass finite impulse-response (FIR) filters with time-domain processing.

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Money talks: December 1st 2014


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