The title of this unit could have been Juggling with complexity: searching for system. This title seemed to capture something essential about the unit. Juggling is a rich metaphor and will be used explicitly in Part 3. But it also carries the idea of a skill that needs to be practised and that might seem incredibly awkward to begin with. You may find this idea helpful as you review your work in Part 1. Juggling is also a skill that, once practised, becomes second nature. This too may b
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Survival Phrases S2 #1 - How to Say “Thank You!” in Mexican Spanish
Learn Mexican Spanish travel phrases with Mexican SpanishPod101.com! A little Spanish can go such a long way! Whether you’re traveling, visiting, or sightseeing, SpanishPod101.com has all the essential travel phrases just for you! In this lesson we cover a high frequency Spanish phrase that you’ll surely find useful on your [...]
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Isosceles Triangle
This video explains how isosceles triangles have at least two congruent sides and at least two congruent angles. The congruent sides, called legs, form the vertex angle. The other two congruent angles are the base angles. Isosceles triangles are used in the regular polygon area formula and isosceles right triangles are known as 45-45-90 triangles. (1:24)
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College Physics with Concept Coach
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This introductory, algebra-based, two-semester college physics book is grounded with real-world examples, illustrations, and explanations to help students grasp key, fundamental physics concepts. […]

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Nietzsche on Hardship 1 of 3
Philosophy - A Guide to Happiness: with Alain DeBotton.  We all have dark periods in our lives, we all face difficulties that seem insurmountable, we all encounter setbacks and when we do we are often tempted to through in the towel.  Most philosophers have tried to help us to reduce the amount we suffer.  There was one philosopher, Nietzsche, believed all varieties of suffering and failure were to be welcomed by anyone seeking happiness.  He
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This free course provided an introduction to studying Computing & IT. It took you through a series of exercises designed to develop your approach to study and learning at a distance, and helped to improve your confidence as an independent learner.

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Why Do We Have to Go to School?
Mr. Beat presents a brief history of school, starting with the question: “Why do we have to go to school?” (11:30)
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Absolute Beginner Questions Answered by Hiroko #2 - How often should I use WATASHI WA?
Learn Japanese with JapanesePod101.com! Asking questions is a big part of learning Japanese. Every day at JapanesePod101.com, we get so many great questions from you, the listeners. And in this video series, we’ll answer those questions! Join Hiroko and get some answers! In this lesson, you’ll learn How often should I use WATASHI WA? Visit us [...]
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Open education
There are many different 'flavours' or interpretations of what openness means in education. This free course, Open education, is an example of a massive open online course (MOOC) and spans seven weeks. Like all the free materials on OpenLearn, this course is open to the wider world but, uniquely, it also forms part of the module for students who are studying the Open University course H817, 'Openness and innovation in elearning'.Author(s): Creator not set

Laura Lippman: 2011 National Book Festival
Laura Lippman appears at the 2011 National Book Festival. Speaker Biography: Laura Lippman grew up in Baltimore and was a reporter for 20 years, including 12 years at The (Baltimore) Sun. She began writing novels while working fulltime and published seven books about "accidental PI" Tess Monaghan before leaving daily journalism in 2001. Her work has been awarded the Edgar and the Agatha prizes, among many others. She was the first-ever recipient of the Mayor's Prize for Literary Excellence and
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RES.8-004 Reducing the Danger of Nuclear Weapons and Proliferation (MIT)
This course, organized as a series of lectures, aims to provide an interdisciplinary view of the history and current climate of nuclear weapons and non-proliferation policy. The first lecture begins the series by discusses nuclear developments in one of the world's most likely nuclear flash points, and the second lecture presents a broad discussion of the dangers of current nuclear weapons policies as well as evaluations of current situations and an outlook for future nuclear weapons reductions.
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War Time Weddings (1915) | BFI National Archive
War Time Weddings (1915) | BFI National Archive Subscribe: http://bit.ly/subscribetotheBFI. Watch more films from 1915 on BFI Player: http://player.bfi.org.uk/collections/1915-on-film/ Captain Geoffrey Cory-Wright married Felicity Tree, daughter of legendary theatrical actor-manager Sir Herbert Beerbohm Tree, on 10 November 1915. The celebrity status of his father-in-law fuelled public interest in this particular war wedding. Two of their five children, Captain Anthony John Julian Cory-Wright a
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Top Ten by Pat Pavelka
During this six-minute video, this instructor offers a center activity that can be tied to almost every curriculum area. (05:39)
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Data Mining
Toutes les entreprises collectent et stockent de grandes quantités de données. Ces mégabases de données, qui ne cessent d'augmenter jour après jour, sont peu exploitées, alors qu'elles cachent de connaissances décisives face au marché et à la concurrence. Pour combler ce besoin, une nouvelle industrie est en train de naître : le Data Mining (qu'on appellerait en français la fouille de données). Le but de cette UV est d'initier les élèves-ingénieurs aux méthodes et algorithmes iss
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Establishing contact with relevant persons
Michel Clasquin-Johnson
You don't just barge in on a religious gathering demanding that they let you observe. Ask nicely first.
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Sounds of English - Making Sounds
Sounds of English - Making Sounds
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[Mark Thornton will be teaching Alcohol, Drugs, and Prohibition, an online course for the Mises Academy, 6 lectures over 3 weeks, May 31–June 24, 2012.]

You might have the impression that everyone has switched from beer to red wine, or that everyone has switched from
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The BoT enquiry issued two reports at the end of the enquiry, one authored by the chair, Mr Rothery, the other by the two other assessors. The Rothery report is Paper 3, linked below. They agreed about most of the issues in contention, as follows (Paper 3, page 47 of report).

1. There is no evidence to show that there has been any movement or settlement in the foundations of the pier
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