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2.2 The shift from manufacturing to services in industrialised economies

There was a profound restructuring of economic activity in ‘older’ industrialised countries in the last quarter of the twentieth century from manufacturing to service activities. There are several reasons for this restructuring. First, the long-established industrialised countries such as Germany, the USA, Japan and the UK have faced increasingly intense competition as more countries have industrialised. Second, productivity, or output per worker, has increased in manufacturing industries
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Producer (requires Internet Explorer) This is the second of two learning objects designed to introduce some themes about leisure services. It should be viewed or listened to in relation to the learning object that introduces the commercial sector of leisure. The object develops material about the differences between products and services, in particular, by defining key features of services References and Further Reading: Coalter, F. (2000) Public and commercial leisure provis

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Facebook recently open-sourced Hack, a programming language for HHVM. Hack uses gradual typing and is fully compatible with PHP. Over the last year, Facebook has migrated a large part of its PHP codebase to Hack, thanks to both organic adoption and a number of homegrown refactoring tools. In this talk, I will give a high-level overview of the language and share some of the lessons learned during the migration process.

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By: nsf The impact of comets on the surface of Jupiter are a fairly common experience. At the University of Central Florida, astronomers Joseph Harrington and Csaba Palotai are leading a project that studies precisely how these impacts happen, and also provides valuable information about what might happen if such a comet struck Earth. "Science Behind the News" is produced in partnership with NBC Learn. Provided by the National Science Foundation & NBC Learn
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