The development of portable camcorders capable of recording long sequences of high-quality video has been important for newsgathering, but camcorders are also very popular consumer items. In this section I shall be looking in more detail at elements of a camcorder, using it as an example of an ICT system which you are probably familiar with to some extent. Even if you have not used one yourself you will have seen them being used or seen them in shops. (If you get the opportunity, you may like
Author(s): The Open University

8.871 Selected Topics in Theoretical Particle Physics: Branes and Gauge Theory Dynamics (MIT)
This course is an introduction to branes in string theory and their world volume dynamics. Instead of looking at the theory from the point of view of the world-sheet observer, we will approach the problem from the point of view of an observer which lives on a brane. Instead of writing down conformal field theory on the world-sheet and studying the properties of these theories, we will look at various branes in string theory and ask how the physics on their world-volume looks like.
Author(s): Hanany, Amihay

Getting Started: 08 Inserting scores
Tour the Scores and Resource Central panels. Explore the musical scores and ambient noises available with Soundbooth CS4. Insert a score into a file.
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Solving Two-Step Equations
Solving two-step equations will help introduce students to solving equations in multiple steps, a skill necessary in Algebra I and II. This video explains how to solve these types of equations by using additive and multiplicative inverses to isolate and solve for the variable. (00:46)
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If a simple division into composition and improvisation is not going to be adequate, particularly when considering music beyond the Western art tradition, then what can we usefully say about the different ways in which music is created? A starting point might be to remind ourselves of the similarities between composition and improvisation. Both the improviser and the composer create music. Both of them, in doing so, draw on a range of skills and experience: their musical training and k
Author(s): The Open University

ALI Class of 2012 Installation
Each year, OTIS College of Art and Design's graduating Architecture/Landscape/Interiors (A/L/I) seniors design and build a full-scale spatial environment in their final semester of study. 2012 A/L/I seniors (Melissah Bridge, Stefanie Cheng, ChiChi Chen, Hokulea Chu, Case Fleher, Salome Karanja, Kendy Li, Nagmeh Mir, Charity Mugasha, Khanh Nguyen, Collin Rigg, Brooke Walker and Gunawan Wibisono) designed, fabricated and installed The BIG CHEESE in Otis' North Building. Students' studio projects
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Up to now we have been considering how to control and conduct the main body of an interview. There remains, however, the need to draw it to a satisfactory close. You should remember that, while you are trying to select the best candidate, the candidates are also â€˜selectingâ€™ you. You need to remember that you as an interviewer are being assessed and selected, and you need to ensure your presentational and interpersonal skills are up to the job.

When you are satisfied that you
Author(s): The Open University

[Day 24 of Robert Wenzel's 30-day reading list that will lead you to become a knowledgeable libertarian, this article was published on LewRockwell.com on July 21, 2004.]

How Changes in the Cost of Living are Measured
OpenStax College
By the end of this section, you will be able to: Use the Consumer Price Index (CPI) to calculate U.S. inflation rates Identify several ways the Bureau of [â€¦]

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6.863J Natural Language and the Computer Representation of Knowledge (MIT)
6.863 is a laboratory-oriented course on the theory and practice of building computer systems for human language processing, with an emphasis on the linguistic, cognitive, and engineering foundations for understanding their design.
Author(s): Berwick, Robert

Derived copy of Digestive System Processes and Regulation
Stephanie Fretham
By the end of this section, you will be able to: Discuss six fundamental activities of the digestive system, giving an example of each Compare and contrast the neural [â€¦]

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14.451 Macroeconomic Theory I (MIT)
Introduction to the theories of economic growth. Topics will include basic facts of economic growth and long-run economic development; brief overview of optimal control theory and dynamic programming; basic neoclassical growth model under a variety of market structures; human capital and economic growth; endogenous growth models; models with endogenous technology; models of directed technical change; competition, market structure and growth; financial and economic development; international trad
Author(s): Angeletos, George-Marios

Promo - One Minute Romanian
Hello! My name is Roxana and I'd like to welcome you to One Minute Romanian from the Radio Lingua Network. In this podcast I'm going to be teaching you the basics of Romanian. The great thing about this language course is that you'll be learning all you need to know in just 60 seconds - or thereabouts! Each one minute language lesson will equip you with just enough Romanian to help you get by in lots of situations, either on holiday, or on a business trip to Romania, or just to impress your Roma
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How Does a Solenoid Work?
A solenoid works by having electricity flow through its copper
wire that is provided by a power supply and a switch. Learn how a
solenoid becomes a magnet when electricity is supplied to it with
information from a science teacher in this video.

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SP.240 Composing Your Life: Exploration of Self through Visual Arts and Writing (MIT)
In this interdisciplinary seminar, we explore a variety of visual and written tools for self exploration and self expression. Through discussion, written assignments, and directed exercises, students practice utilizing a variety of media to explore and express who they are.
Author(s): Ramsay, Graham Gordon,Sweet, Holly

It follows that sorting MacLean's poems out by â€˜themesâ€™ entails the risk of disguising the tight interlocking of â€˜Politicsâ€™, â€˜Loveâ€™, â€˜Landscapeâ€™, â€˜Warâ€™ and â€˜Historyâ€™ in all his poetry down to 1945. Nevertheless, for convenience's sake, I will do this.

Author(s): The Open University

The Chiefdom of Powhatan
Stratified social organization, strategic alliance, and lineage leadership were hallmarks of Powhatan's rule over southeastern tribes. Buck Woodard describes the society that existed before first contact.
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Gall Invisible Ink
In December 1657 the circle of James Butler (1610-88), Marquess of Ormond, used a recipe they had received from Lord Ogleby, which after testing they found most effective to delude the Cromwellian regime: â€˜ye secret that L. Ogleby gaue (namely the powder of gall in water, to be washd ouer wth ye powder of calcined copperas) is not discouered, but may be safely used.â€™ View Porta's 1644 Latin edition of "Magia Naturalis" in MIT Libraries Institute Archives, Vail Collection, call number: Q155.P
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So far we have been concerned only with the specification of a logical schema. We now need our database to be created according to the definitions we have produced. For an implementation with a relational DBMS, this will involve the use of SQL to create tables and constraints that satisfy the logical schema description and the choice of appropriate storage schema (if the DBMS permits that level of control).

One way to achieve this is to write the appropriate SQL DDL statements into a f
Author(s): The Open University