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Charles Wheatstone's "The harmonic diagram" spinning wheel, 1824
The elements of melody are reveiled by lifting the red felt tab and rotating the wheel to the correct location. This device was used in the 19th century for teaching music theory, and was created by a notable inventor and physicist, Sir Charles Wheatstone (1802-1875). Among other things, the Harmonic Diagram could be used for transposing music from one key to another. A man of many interests, Wheatstone co-invented England’s first commercially viable electric telegraph, predating Samuel Morse
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HEA300 Health in Public Education #13 Spring 2015
A 14 week 2 unit college course with Robin Sinks for health educators and parents. www.YouTube.com/csuDHTV [Please Subscribe]
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2.2 Body as ‘identity project’

In Western culture, television ‘makeover’ shows in which individuals opt for plastic surgery or are given advice on clothes, makeup, diet and exercise have gained considerable popular appeal. It seems that large numbers of people are buying into the idea that lives can be radically changed through such makeovers. Supposedly unattractive people who are unhappy with their lives are transformed into supposedly more beautiful and happy people leading satisfying lives. In reality, however, doe
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Reading comprehension, writing: The Geneva Convention
You learn to understand a text about legislation for asylum seekers. You learn how to express information in writing.
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Battle of Gettysburg: examples of leaders
At Gettysburg you find examples of where leaders stood up, gave directions and their men followed. -- Professor Len Fullenkamp, Army War College lead historian
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2.7 Multiple-cause diagrams

As a general rule, an event or outcome will have more than one cause. A multiple-cause diagram will enable you to show the causes and the ways in which they are connected. Suppose, for example, that you were asked to explain why a work group was under-performing. You could use a multiple-cause diagram both to help you to construct the explanation and to present it.

1.258J Public Transportation Systems (MIT)
This course discusses the evolution and role of urban public transportation modes, systems and services, focusing on bus and rail. Technological characteristics are described, along with their impacts on capacity, service quality, and cost. Current practice and new methods for data collection and analysis, performance monitoring, route and network design, frequency determination, and vehicle and crew scheduling are covered. The course also discusses effects of pricing policy and service quality
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Visualisation for Clients - One Example of Educating CAAD for Practice
During the spring term 1996, 13 students of the 3rd and 4th year at the School of Architecture at Lund University had the opportunity to make a one semester CAAD project. 11 students chose the individual exercise to use computer media for developing a small architectural design in interaction with a client. The focus was set more on visualization and the process of communicating ideas, feelings and practical solutions between architect and client and visa versa rather than concentrated on the fi
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7.2 Free-free radiation

The blackbody spectrum is emitted when thermally emitting matter is optically thick. Optically thin matter can also emit thermal radiation. Whenever a charged particle is accelerated it emits electromagnetic radiation. When the acceleration is due to the electric field of another charged particle the emitted radiation is called free-free emission or bremsstrahlung. (Bremsstrahlung is a German word meaning ‘braking radiation’.) The radiation emitted by an optically thin, ther
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Health@Google presents Aaron Hurst - "How to Have an Epic Career and Still Be an Inspiring Parent"
This talk is for all the professionals out there who want to be a role model for their children and who see their professional skills as tools for business and social change. As founder of the Taproot Foundation and author of 'Mommy and Daddy Do It Pro Bono', Aaron will explain how to excel in your career while helping to make the world a better place by incorporating philanthropy into your day-to-day life.
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Other approaches to information security management

Many of the approaches to planning an ISMS to be found in the literature follow a three-phase, rather than a four-task, approach. For instance, Moses (1994) stipulates seven steps in three phases:

  • initiation: the identification of information assets and their security requirements;

  • analysis: the identification of possible risks to the security requirements of information assets, of the vulnerabilities to those risks, and of
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English Grammar - Either & Neither
"I don't want to go!" "I can't do this!" How do you agree with these statements? Learn about the different ways that you can agree with these negative sentences using neither or either.  A teacher explains the rules and writes examples on a white board, with emphasis placed on auxiliary verbs for correct usage. ( 9:51)
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6.10 To extend or include?

Whatever kind of system you intend to develop, you will need to consider its security. Usually, we allow only trustworthy people to use a new system. Therefore, in a software solution we can envisage a log-on use case, which describes how a user gains access through some authentication procedure. How should such a requirement be included in the example of the hotel chain?

By analogy with natural languages, the UML allows a number of ‘grammatically correct’ options each of which will
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24.973 Advanced Semantics (MIT)
This course is the second of the three parts of our graduate introduction to semantics. The others are 24.970 Introduction to Semantics and 24.954 Pragmatics in Linguistic Theory. Like the other courses, this one is not meant as an overview of the field and its current developments. Our aim is to help you to develop the ability for semantic analysis, and we think that exploring a few topics in detail together with hands-on practical work is more effective than offering a bird's-eye view of every
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3 Hero and author

What, if anything, does Doctor Faustus tell us about its notorious author? Having read the play, do you feel that it supports or invalidates the dominant view of Marlowe as the bad boy of Elizabethan drama? There is certainly no doubt that the play has a defiant streak, that it calls into question the justice of a universe that places restrictions on human achievement and demands the eternal suffering of those who disobey its laws. On this level, it does seem to be the work of an autho
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Prof. Jeff Bellins: Background Checks on Police
SMU Law Professor Jeff Bellins provides expert commentary for a story about a judge ordering the district attorney's office to provide background checks on police officers called to testify.
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The 1990s wedding photograph

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Figure 3: Wedding group in 1997.

Now let us look at the 1990s image. This too depicts a wedding. What makes it different from that
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2.2 We are part of nature

Take a few minutes to look around at your surroundings before you read on. What do you see? Obviously this depends on where you are at the moment: at home, at work, or perhaps travelling in between, or maybe you have the misfortune to be laid up in hospital. Possibly like me you are at home. I am fortunate to have a study where I do much of my writing and you won't be surprised to hear that I'm looking at a computer screen at the moment. What else can I see? Books and bookshelves, furniture o
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News #176 - New Feature! Stay Motivated With Personalized Study Stats from My Report
There’s a new feature out! You might not have noticed it yet, but it tracks the time and effort you’ve put into learning Spanish and is crucial for motivation. Why, you ask? Because ultimately, time and effort will dictate your Spanish learning success. Click here to get 20% OFF Any Premium Subscription! So, in today’s Sunday News, [...]
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