Lecture 16 - 11/18/2010
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IGBP Climate-Change Index
The IGBP Climate-Change Index brings together key indicators of global change: atmospheric carbon dioxide, temperature, sea level and sea ice. It will be released annually. The index gives an annual snapshot of how the planet's complex systems - the ice, the oceans, the land surface and the atmosphere - are responding to the changing climate. The index rises steadily from 1980 - the earliest date the index has been calculated. The change is unequivocal, it is global, and it is in one directio
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OSU Cascades - Central Oregon's University http://www.osucascades.edu/
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Who Was R.C. Hoiles?

[Transcribed from the Libertarian Tradition podcast episode "R.C. Hoiles."]

Raymond Cyrus 'R.C.' Hoiles (1878-1970)

R.C. Hoiles was born Raymond Cyrus Hoiles 132 years ago this month, on November 24, 1878, in Alliance, Ohio, a small town of a little more than 4,000 people, about 20 miles northeast
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Sociale psychologie : Bundel
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Uitgebreide bundel van meer dan 50 bladzijden waarin je een samenvatting vindt van sociale psychologie en korte artikels over inzichten in de psychologie.

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  • Groepsstructuren
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The Economics and Politics of the Euro Crisis: A Varieties-of-Capitalism Perspective [Audio]
Speaker(s): Professor Peter Hall | This presentation explores the origins and consequences of the contemporary crisis of the Euro from the perspective of a varieties-of-capitalism approach to the political economy. It associates the inadequacies of the governing institutions adopted for the Euro with a set of mythologies that was blind to the presence of distinctive varieties of capitalism in Europe and locates some of the roots of the crisis in the problems associated with combining joining var
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To Master a Tool
The tool here is the computer or to be precise, a unit that includes the computer, the peripherals and the software needed to fulfill a task. These tools are getting very sophisticated and user interfaces extremly friendly, therefore it is very easy to become the slave of such electronic tools and reach self satisfaction with strait forward results and attractive images. In order to master and not to become slaves of sophisticated tools, a very solid knowledge of related fields or domains of app
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Virtual Reality in the Design Studio: The Eindhoven Perspective
Since 1991 Virtual Reality has been used in student projects in the Building Information Technology group. It started as an experimental tool to assess the impact of VR technology in design, using the environment of the associated Calibre Institute. The technology was further developed in Calibre to become an important presentation tool for assessing design variants and final design solutions. However, it was only sporadically used in student projects. A major shift occurred in 1997 with a numbe
Author(s): Achten, H., Roelen, W., Boekholt, J.-Th., Turksma,

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Programmer, Interrupted: Data, Brains, and Tools
Despite its vast capacity and associative powers, the human brain does not deal well with interruptions. Particularly in situations where information density is high, such as during a programming task, recovering from an interruption requires extensive time and effort. Although researchers recognize this problem, no programming tool takes into account the brain's structure and limitations in its design. In this talk, I describe my research collecting evidence about the impact of interruptions on
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2.737 Mechatronics (MIT)
This course is an introduction to designing mechatronic systems, which require integration of the mechanical and electrical engineering disciplines within a unified framework. There are significant laboratory-based design experiences. Topics covered in the course include: Low-level interfacing of software with hardware; use of high-level graphical programming tools to implement real-time computation tasks; digital logic; analog interfacing and power amplifiers; measurement and sensing; electroma
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The Wisdom of Mark Twain
Mark Twain or Samuel Langhorne Clemens (real name) was an
American author and humorist. Twain is most noted for his novels
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, which has since been called the Great American Novel, and The Adventures of Tom Sawyer. He is extensively quoted. During his lifetime, Twain became a friend to presidents, artists, industrialists, and European royalty. (10:01)

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Berklee Online Course Overview: Music Writing and Production with the iPad
Learn more about Writing and Producing Music with an iPad with Berklee Online: http://bit.ly/1yHh7pj In the last five years, the iPad has become a serious alternative to more traditional music production tools, such as laptops or even desktop machines. With just your iPad, a MIDI controller, a microphone, and a small audio interface, you now have the power of a full recording studio. This course will teach you how to create, record, mix, and master music entirely on the iPad. The course st
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Cambodian stampede death toll rises
Relatives identify loved ones who died in a stampede at a Cambodian festival that killed over 450 people, while the city begins the clean up of the site.
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Terry Hodgkinson Inaugural Lecture
Terry has led the Regional Development Agency, Yorkshire Forward, as its Chair for seven years, overseeing the Agency in growing the economy of the Yorkshire and Humber region. He was honoured in the Queen’s Birthday Honours 2010 with the award of a CBE for services to business and regeneration and was recently appointed as a Deputy Lieutenant for West Yorkshire. He has recently launched his new business, entitled ‘Inspiration for Industry Education and Regeneration’. He holds a Visiting P
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M&A Is Back -- But This Time, It's Different
If the past month is any indicator, acquisitions are not only thawing but heating up. In October, Comcast made a bid to merge its operations with NBC Universal to create a cable programming giant. In early November, Kraft Foods announced a $16.5 billion bid for U.K.-based chocolate maker Cadbury -- also being sought by confectioners Hershey and Ferrero. The activity spans several sectors, including technology, with Hewlett Packard's agreement to purchase 3Com for $2.7 billion, and Google's $750
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Doing the Right Thing - Corporate Social Responsibility in a global marketplace
 Professor Jeremy Moon

Globalisation, mass consumer awareness and public accountability are all factors in persuading companies to adopt ethical policies.  As companies become more accountable not only for their own actions but for those within their supply chain, they have to adapt to ensure success within the context of the global society they operate in.

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Earth Science Rocks!
In this earth science themed programme, Dr Sarah Davies delve into a fantastic project - Enabling Remote Activity - which helps mobility-impaired students take part in field work. Wes Fraser also chats with Dr Mark Brandon about his fascinating research in the Antarctic. Finally, we eavesdrop on a conversation between two OU researchers - Dr Will Gosling and Dr Palavi Anand about how finding out about the past may help us to understand climate change in the future. The interviews are recorded by
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