IMPACT Speaker - Mitch Free
"Factory in the Cloud" October 31, 2012 - Mitch Free is the Founder and CEO of MFG.com, an online marketplace for the manufacturing industry. He was lucky enough to participate in manufacturing when digitization first started entering the scene. Through various positions related to the automotive and aviation industries, he was able to learn about machining and programing from the ground up. A major technology convergence is happening in manufacturing. After creating the site, manufacturers an
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Mars Rotation - HQ
This is a simply a video of Mars rotating. There is no narration, just music. Teachers could use this to discuss the geography of Mars. Mars is the fourth planet from the Sun in the Solar System. The planet is named after Mars, the Roman god of war. It is also referred to as the "Red Planet" because of its reddish appearance, due to iron oxide prevalent on its surface. Mars is a terrestrial planet with a thin atmosphere, having surface features reminiscent both of the impact craters of the
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Neil deGrasse Tyson on Finding Krypton
During a roundtable discussion with journalists, Hayden Planetarium Director Neil deGrasse Tyson explains how he helped Superman find his home planet of Krypton. Tyson appears as a character in the recent DC Comics' ACTION COMICS #14, "Star Light, Star Bright." In real life, he consulted a star index and found a real star that supported the backstory of the comic. The red dwarf star designated for having the ability to support a Krypton-like planet is located in the constellation Corvus 27.1 l
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Philosophy of language and mind
Language and Mind: What is rationality? What is consciousness? How do we manage to express our thoughts and experiences in language?
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Portrait of Governor David Lawrence Wallace
Indiana Governor David Wallace moved to Brookville, Indiana in 1817 where he established a successful law practice. While there he married Esther French Test and had four sons, including Lew Wallace, Civil War general, diplomat, and author of Ben-Hur.,Franklin County Journey
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UVIC 2012: A Conversation with Kyle Bass
Kyle Bass converses with Darden Professor Ken Eades at the Darden School of Business University Investing Conference 2012.
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Advanced Audio Blog S5 #23 - Top 10 Japanese Historical Figures: Takamori Saigō
Learn Japanese with JapanesePod101.com! During the many years of school you have attended in Japan, you have had numerous teachers, some of whom you have learned more from than others. Several of your Japanese teachers have taught you much about academics but also about life and growing as an individual in Japan. However, you do [...]
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Meet Kyle Zobeck
Get an exclusive, behind-the-scenes look at goaltender Kyle Zobeck as he runs drills for a photo shoot for VALPO Magazine. To learn more about Kyle, go to http://valpo.edu/valpomag and read his story about excelling in the classroom and on the field at Valparaiso University.
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THE GREAT ANIMAL ORCHESTRA: A Performance & Dialogue in Soundscape and Poetry
Woodberry Poetry Room In performance (of recorded soundscapes and poetic responses) and in dialogue, around concepts of natural and poetic sound, Bernie Krause (author of The Great Animal Orchestra) and Jonathan Skinner (poet and founding editor of Ecopoetics) explored art's relation to the endangered realms of cross-species communication. Co-sponsored by the Woodberry Poetry Room, the Sensory Ethnography Lab and the Film Study Center. September 27, 2012, in the Vong Auditorium, Boylston Hal
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Ap0005: Preface to OOP Self-Assessment
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This module serves as the Preface to group of modules titled OOP Self-Assessment
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IDS336 Session 12 Fall 2012
Jazz in the Modern Era with Chet Hanley 11/27/12 Guest: Sue Raney
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How to Hold and Swing a Baseball Bat
Keith Stephens explains how to hold the baseball bat if you are right or left-handed and explains the steps to take while swinging a baseball bat.
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A hot Hong Kong commodity -- banned books
Nov. 29 - Chinese readers are flocking to Hong Kong for forbidden literary fruit - books on political scandals, high-profile leaders and love affairs - that they can't get on the more censorship-prone mainland.
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Lawrence Bailey - Market Research Valedictory Lecture
Colleagues from both academia and business were present on 27 January 2011 for Lawrence Bailey's guest lecture on Market Segmentation, Qualitative Research and Conversations Across the Garden Wall. The garden wall of the lecture's title was Lawrence's metaphor for the potential divide between the two sectors. The lecture reflected Lawrence's career-long wish to get qualitative researchers in the commercial world to talk to their counterparts in the academic world, and vice versa. He discusse
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INFO2009 2012-13 Resource Group 22
INFO2009 2012-13 Resource Group 22 - Su White Keywords:CW2 , student work , 2012-13
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Colloquium Week 2: Myths about the Medieval World
There are some standard modern myths (e.g. "medieval people thought the earth was flat"; "they were considered old at the age of 30", etc.) which historians are always encountering in their audiences, and I will try to de-bunk some of these.
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3.3.3 Obligations to trees?

Citizenship is generally held to be based on a contractual view, where rights and obligations are balanced. In other words, you get various rights in return for your commitment to live by your society's rules and expectations. Political philosopher Andrew Dobson suggests that ecological citizenship is based in a non-reciprocal sense of justice or compassion. The discussion of our relationships with past and future generations in Section 5.2 establishes that our obligations to future generatio
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3.2 Governance – filling the hole where government used to be

Sustainable development emerged as a prominent environmental policy discourse at a time of deep introspection in policy communities. In the 1970s and early 1980s it was widely felt that something was badly wrong with the political process. Commentators from both left and right argued that nation states were losing the authority to govern and the capacity to act effectively. Expressions such as ‘ungovernability’, ‘legitimation crisis’ and ‘crisis of the welfare state’ were coined t
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3.1 Who will make the decisions?

Where will the decisions be made that will result in meaningful action on climate change, and who will make them stick? Following climate change politics in the media can give the impression that most of the action on climate change is going on between national decision makers in international forums. It is important to keep in mind that these forums have resulted from persistent pressure from a combination of grassroots environmental activists and a global network of science and policy exper
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1.1 What is 'globalisation'?

Activity 1 What does ‘globalisation’ mean to you?

Note down on paper or in your learning journal  your first tho
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