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Tools of Expression: Notation and Interaction for Design Computation
Design considers function, fabrication, and aesthetics collectively. Computation is beginning to affect the competitive dynamics of design. Using algorithms, designers are exploring forms that are essentially ?undrawable,? even with advanced modeling and direct manipulation techniques. Determining the appropriate functional characteristics may require the application of increasingly complex structural- and environmental-performance analysis techniques. To realize physically a design may require
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3.5 Birth control

The fertility decline in Britain was not the direct result of social policy aimed at reducing the birth rate. The deliberate use of birth control was widely condemned as unnatural and immoral by the medical profession, the church and a wide range of conventional opinion, even though doctors and vicars were the first to limit their own families. There was widespread ignorance about the mechanics of human reproduction and how to control it, but for those in the know there were many methods of c
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21A.110 Anthropological Theory (MIT)
This course introduces students to some of the major social theories and debates that inspire and inform anthropological analysis. Over the course of the semester, we will investigate a range of theoretical propositions concerning such topics as agency, structure, subjectivity, history, social change, power, culture, and the politics of representation. Ultimately, all theories can be read as statements about human beings and the worlds they create and inhabit. We will approach each theoretical p
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Bible for Kids : Bijbelverhalen
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Via deze app kunnen leerlingen heel wat bijbelverhalen beluisteren. Leerlingen kunnen er voor kiezen om het verhaal te beluisteren of om de tekst zelf te lezen. Op elke afbeelding zitten leuke animaties en af en toe verschijnt er een voorwerp dat …


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Letteratura artistica o storia della critica d'arte
La storia della critica d’arte si occupa di tutte le fonti letterarie relative alle arti della visione classificabili in storia dell’arte, critica d’arte, letteratura artistica e intende trovare un senso nell’evoluzione del pensiero sull’arte collegato con le diverse circostanze storiche; la letteratura artistica si configura come un repertorio delle fonti, dei documenti scritti relativi alle opere d’arte figurative, nel quale prevale l’impegno documentario, l’illustrazione dei t
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Faith and Social Justice
Bill Moyers talks to Cornel West, Serene Jones, and Gary Dorrien for a fresh take on what our core ethics and values as a society say about America's politics, policy, and the challenges of balancing capitalism and democracy. And, why are America's food banks suffering shortages? Find out what you can do to help.
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1.11.2 Talk is dialogical

Discourse researchers have also argued that all talk is dialogical, meaning that when we speak we combine together many different pieces of other conversations and texts and, significantly, other voices. We are often quoting. Sometimes this quoting is marked as when we say ‘he said . . . then she said …’ but often it is indirect and unmarked as people take over the voices of others. We carry into our talk and writing fragments from many different sources which carry some of their
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3.5 Summary of Part B

In Part B you have learned that:

  • the system of precedent requires later courts to use the same reasoning as an earlier court, where two cases raise the same legal issues;

  • the contents of a case report can be divided into two categories:

    • ratio decidendi – the statement of legal principles essential to the decision. The ratio is the binding element of the case

    • obite
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Former Singaporean PM's health deteriorates further
The health of former Singapore Prime Minister Lee Kuan Yew weakens further as his son and current Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong visits him in hospital. Julie Noce 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 i
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Song: Chori Chori Hum Gori Se
Hindi songs are fun to listen to. But sometimes they can be difficult to understand. One of our listeners asked for an episode about the song Chori Chori Hum Gori Se from the movie "The Guru". In this lesson Kavitha explains the meanings of the words.
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“'I Am Who I Am': On Being Nostalgic in Sanskrit”
South Asia mapA talk by David Shulman, Renee Lang Professor of Humanistic Studies, Department of Comparative Religion, Hebrew University of Jerusalem. From the South Asia Seminar.
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9 Conclusion

  1. Active galactic nuclei (AGN) are powered by accretion onto supermassive black holes. The masses of these central engines of AGN can be estimated by means of the virial theorem, using the size of the nucleus of the galaxy and the velocity dispersion of the material in the vicinity of the nucleus. Estimates of the masses are around 109±1 MAuthor(s): The Open University

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King Lear to In the loop : fiction and British politics
On 11 December 2009, Nottingham University's Centre for British Politics held a conference at the British Academy that drew together politicians, writers and academics to explore the interaction of British politics and fiction. In addition to the conference several video interviews were conducted with some of the speakers on the day. In this interview taken at the Fiction and British Politics Conference in London, screenwriter Tony Saint talks about an upcoming BBC drama based on the MPs expe
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Brazil and South Africa: Could Turmoil Lead to Default?
Emerging markets used to be seen as the new economic "locomotive.” But many of them – including Brazil and South Africa – are feeling the brunt of China’s economic slowdown and are facing other serious problems as well.
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5 Conclusion

The issue of climate change draws attention to the power of human activity to transform the planet in its entirety, and it is brought into sharp focus by the predicament of low-lying islands like Tuvalu. As we have seen in this course, the issue of rising sea level and other potential impacts of changing global climate also point to the transformations in the physical world that occur even without human influence. Oceanic islands provide a particularly cogent reminder that the living things w
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Cet algorithme est-il efficace ? (Vidéo)

La version itérative de notre algorithme d'alignement optimal de séquences est indéniablement beaucoup plus efficace que sa version récursive, puisque nous avons vu qu'il permettait d'éviter que le coût d'un même nœud soit réévalué plusieurs fois.
Mais qu'en est-il véritablement de l'efficacité de cet algorithme ? Eh bien encore une fois, ...
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Tasting menu: Audio highlights from the October 22nd 2016 edition
This week: Bhutan’s surprising success, experiments in automated consumption and why clowning is on the rise in Cuba
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2.12 Faites le bilan: Sessions 6 – 10

Now that you have finished the last five sessions of this course, you should be able to:


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Acknowledgements

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Sue Platt has been a school governor for 21 years, at both primary and secondary phase school
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Tell the time
Ask and pay for goods and services
Understand and give directions in a building
Understand what is and is not allowed
Identify and use dates
Use expressions of time