The Economist asks: Is ed tech transforming education?
Anne McElvoy at the World Economic Forum explores whether technology is changing how the world learns
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6 Concentrating, storing and transporting energy

The Earth is awash with energy from sources other than fossil fuels; thousands of times as much as humans use. Why
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Of Visions, Dreams and Reality; Sustainable Housing in Perspective (Inaugural Lecture - Professor Ma
The inaugural lecture of Professor Malcolm Bell, Downing Chair in Surveying and Sustainable Housing, was held on Tuesday 18 May 2010. Professor Bell's lecture titled "Of Visions, Dreams and Reality; Sustainable Housing in Perspective" explored the issues and challenges of making very large reductions in carbon emissions from housing. It drew on some 20 years of research work in the Buildings, Energy and Sustainability research group, which is part of the Centre for the Built Environment (CeBE) a
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Toxic Inequality in the United States: economic inequality and racial injustice driving ugly politic
Speaker(s): Professor Thomas Shapiro, Zamila Bunglawala | In his latest book, Toxic Inequality, which he will discuss in this lecture, Thomas Shapiro examines a powerful and unprecedented convergence in the United States: historic and rising levels of wealth and income inequality in an era of stalled mobility, intersecting with a widening racial wealth gap, all against the backdrop of changing racial and ethnic demographics. Thomas Shapiro (@tmshapiro) is Director, Institute on Assets and Social
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2.3 Section summary

In this section we have seen that the complex number system is the set R × R together with the operations + and × defined by

From this, one can justify the performance of ordinary algebraic operations on expressions of the form
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Learning outcomes

After studying this course, you should be able to:

  • explore the relationship between sport and the media and understand that this is a social relationship

  • understand how sport is part of wider cultural relations and, especially of popular culture

  • look at how the media create sporting heroes through the stories they tell.


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Acknowledgements

Except for third party materials and otherwise stated (see terms and conditions), this content is made available under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 Licence.

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1.2 Globalisation is about networks

Globalisation is a term that refers to the flows around the world of species, money, goods, ideas, people, etc., and the networks that are integral to these flows. The word is used to attempt to capture a dizzying mix of recent economic, political and socio-cultural developments. The term can also be applied to ecological globalisation. The global transport of people, goods and services has massively increased. Technological and economic networks have developed to smooth trade and econ
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Kew in the digital age
Professor Angela McFarlane explores how The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, is using digital media to engage new, global audiences in its science and conservation work.
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"Sites of Conflict: Identity and Insurgency in Postcolonial Northeast India"
Suryasikha Pathak, Fulbright Fellow at SUNY-Oswego, discusses militant groups, movements and responses in Northeast India.
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Présentation de l'expédition "La Planète Revisitée" en Papouasie (Vidéo)

En 2012/2013, le programme d'expéditions du Muséum national d'Histoire naturelle et Pro-Natura international "La Planète Revisitée" ont organiseé une grande expédition en Papouasie-Nouvelle-Guinée.


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Introduction

This course looks at the way people identify and become attached to places, buildings and objects. It also analyses how this attachment can impact on personal well-being. Understanding this is important in assessing the care people of all ages need and how this care should be delivered.

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1.1.1 Summary

Identity involves:

  • a link between the personal and the social;

  • some active engagement by those who take up identities;

  • being the same as some people and different from others, as indicated by symbols and representations;

  • a tension between how much control I have in constructing my identities and how much control or constraint is exercised over me.


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The Gruesome Reality of Civil War Medicine
During the Civil War, battlefield injuries often meant infection, amputation, and surgeries performed by inexperienced doctors. (03:08)
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Personalizing Neurocritical Care
Large volumes of heterogeneous data are collected from patients in neurocritical care to support real-time clinical decision-making, monitoring of disease progression, and titration of therapy. However, systematic physiologically based analysis and fusion of this data are required to advance our understanding of the dynamic nature of brain injury and recovery, and to improve the care of patients with brain injuries. Recent work seeks to leverage the multiparameter data streams for personalizatio
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Music of Ancient Greece
Michael Levy plays ancient Greek melodies on his lyre.  This is a short rendition of one of the precious few fragments of surviving ancient Greek music! This fragment of melody was preserved in ancient Byzantine manuscripts (Conspectus codicum:
V. Venetus Marcianus appl. cl. VI, saec. XIII-XIV
N. Neapolitanus graecus III. C4, saec. XV
F. Florentius Ricc. 41, saec. XVI), in the unambiguous alphabetical musical notation used in ancient Greece, & the melodic fragment is catal

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Successful Digital Transformation Starts With the Customer
Customer-centricity made it possible for a telco firm to revolutionise the banking industry in Serbia.
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Acknowledgements

Grateful acknowledgement is made to the Centre for Alternative Technology for the development of algorithms used in the Carbon Calculator.

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Preface
OpenStax College
Principles of Economics is designed for a two-semester principles of economics sequence. It is traditional in coverage, including introductory economics content, microeconomics, macroeconomics […]

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