Meteor From Mars
Shows a meteorite that is famous for killing a dog in Egypt. Explains how meteorite is named. Video interview. Includes closed captioning. Grades 5-12. 1:57 min.
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The World In 2017 Special: Invention
Part one of a three part series: Anne McElvoy and World In editor Daniel Franklin look ahead to 2017. Former head of Google China Kai Fu Lee and Didi President Jean Liu share their thoughts on what the future holds for Chinese tech, while Elizabeth Arden President JuE Wong makes her predictions for the year to come. Also: is a golden age of dealmaking in American business coming to an end? And what do the next 12 months mean for the climate?
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1.4 Structures of power & inequalities

At the same time, such judgements and responses are not just personal matters: they are also embedded in all sorts of wider and interpersonal processes of power and inequality. These processes shape social policies, professional interventions, and representations in the media, as well as underpinning everyday social interactions in family lives and relationships. If we focus on family meanings, we may not always put issues of power, material inequalities, and moral evaluations at the centre o
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4.1 4.1 Learning from video clips

This video clip is a short feature that provides you with guidance on how to learn from video materials.

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Du POS fin au PLU patrimonial (audio)

Intervention de Dominique-Pierre Masson, Inspecteur général honoraire des patrimoines, dans la cadre du comité technique du programme de recherche ANR PLU PATRIMONIAL.


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Lies, damned lies, and statistics - Simon Woo
Professor Simon Wood from the University of Bath talks about smoothing, letting data speak without telling it what to say.
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Reconnaissance de parole par modèles de Markov cachés
A l'heure actuelle, il n'existe guère d'applications commerciales de méthode efficace de description du signal vocal sur laquelle on peut baser la reconnaissance. La technique qui s'est avérée la meilleure pour le moment est la recherche d'une similitude entre des chaines de vecteurs mémorisées représentant par exemple des mots et celle qu'on déduit du signal enregistré. Nous verrons au chapitre 3 une présentation succincte de la mise en ?uvre de cette technique. Notons que les modèle
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The sole purpose of this module is to experiment with embedded video.
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7.2.5 Virtual communities

A virtual community is a website which sells some product or service. In this respect there is no difference from an e-shop. The feature which distinguishes a virtual community is that the operator of the website provides facilities whereby the customers for a product or a service interact with each other, for example by pointing out ways a product can be improved. Technologies used for this interaction include mailing lists, bulletin boards and FAQ lists. The theory behind virtual communitie
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Josephine: -ight-
Watch Josephine as she sells some interesting items to her friends and neighbors. The goal for this segment is word family -ight-. (0:30)
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2 Dividing in your head

To divide one number into another without using a calculator you need to know basic multiplications up to 10. This means that you need to know, by heart, what result you get if you multiply (times) any number up to 10 by any other number up to 10. For example you have to remember that 9 multiplied by 6 is 54, or 4 multiplied by 5 is 20, and so on.

If you are confident that you know the basic multiplications up to 10, just carry on with the rest of this course. If you are unsure, or woul
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Czech Writers and Politics 1945 - 1989
Czech Writers and Politics 1945 - 1989
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4.2 Capitalism – naturally

Business can learn to integrate ecological thinking into the core of its thinking and become the hub of a sustainable society. This is the claim of the business learns position. As environmentalists have spent over 30 years portraying business as the arch-villain of the piece, this is a grand claim. One of the people who have stated it most clearly is Ray Anderson, head of the US carpet giant Interface (Author(s): The Open University

2.4.1 Electromagnetism and fields

When Newton wrote about 'The System of the World' in Part 3 of Principia, the only forces he could discuss in any detail were the contact forces that arose when one object touched another, and gravity, which acted at a distance. Even so, Newton thought that there were other forces at work in the world, and hoped they might eventually be brought within his overall scheme just as gravity had been. In fact, Newton wrote:


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An Interactive Database (HizmO) for Reconstructing Lost Modernist Izmir:
The research project in progress in the School of Architecture at the Izmir Institute of Technology includes documentation and reconstruction (by 3D modeling in electronic media) of damaged and lost early modern buildings in the Izmir region. The research aims to analyze the differences between Izmir modern buildings and Universal Modern Style, and preserve information on architectural heritage for future generations. The project is at the phase of developing an interactive web-based historical
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British Parliament - politics in the age of Anne
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El Segundo

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7.1 The advantages of reuseability

Reuse is the process of building new software from existing software assets, rather than starting from scratch. Reuse is an important factor in building flexible products that can be changed quickly in response to changes in requirements.

One of the advantages claimed of object technology is that it encourages a disciplined approach that facilitates reuse. Encapsulation encourages better designs that can be reused in a more reliable way, as there is exact knowledge of which oper
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