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45 Free Online Computer Science Courses Missed lectures or hate teachers? Or want to study computer science courses without going to university? … You can study anytime anywhere because there are number of free online computer science courses available on internet that are very interactive. Here is the list of 45 free online computer science courses that are designed by teaching experts from best universities of the world (almost the whole graduation!). 1. Complete set of course materials. 2. This course is the natural successor to Programming Methodology and covers such advanced programming topics as recursion, algorithmic analysis, and data abstraction using the C++ programming language, which is similar to both C and Java. 3. Advanced memory management features of C and C++; the differences between imperative and object-oriented paradigms. 4. The purpose of this course is to introduce you to basics of modeling, design, planning, and control of robot systems. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. Continuation of Convex Optimization I. 11. 12.

The OWS Library: What the Protesters are Reading Taking a step back and examining something as vibrant as the Occupy Wall Street protests is very difficult from a sociological or anthropological standpoint. It is like trying to pick up Jell-O with tweezers. The object of your interest is both amorphous and in a constant state of flux. This is made more challenging by the absence of concrete objectives in the movement itself. However, looking at the OWS library can provide some valuable insight into the movement and the motivation behind it. (Occupy Wall Street Library) What is the OWS Library? Through technology and the Internet, that initial effort to organize, protect, and distribute the books donated to the protest has evolved into a 1944 (as of 12:23 pst on Oct. 20, 2011) volume peoples’ library which reflects the movement and the individuals involved in it. The OWS Reader When attempting to characterize the OWS Library, eclectic is an understatement. Obviously this list could go on for another 1937 entries with similar results.

Surprises in steel: The mystery behind Detroit entrepreneur's revolutionary Flash Bainite A Detroit entrepreneur surprised academics when he invented a heat-treatment that makes steel 7 percent stronger than any steel on record – in less than 10 seconds. That steel, now trademarked as Flash Bainite, has tested stronger and more shock-absorbing than the most common titanium alloys used by industry. Now Gary Cola is helping researchers at Ohio State University to better understand the science behind the new treatment, called flash processing. In the current issue of Materials Science and Technology, the inventor and his Ohio State partners describe how rapidly heating and cooling steel sheets changes the microstructure inside the alloy to make it stronger and less brittle. The basic process of heat-treating steel has changed little in the modern age, and Suresh Babu, associate professor of materials science and engineering at Ohio State, is one of few researchers worldwide who still study how to tune the properties of steel in detail.

Top 10 Greatest Firearms in History History While I am not a gun owner, I still find it interesting that guns remain today the most common weapon used by military and civilians alike. During their long history, no one has come up with a suitable and as-popular alternative (such as a ray gun). This list looks at ten of the greatest firearms in history – and in the bonus section poses a question. “Hitler’s Buzzsaw,” invented in 1942, is infamous around the world as the weapon used at Omaha Beach to mow Americans down, but it was used in Russia to much more brutal effect. That’s why the Germans had several barrel at hand, and could change to a new one in only 60 seconds. The Glock is the ultimate in modern reliability. The British equivalent of the German Mauser has one trump on it, a 10 round magazine, compared to 8. The rifle is accurate to 1,000 yards with open sights, and served in India (notoriously used against unarmed civilians), the Boer War, both World Wars, and many others. .50 M2HB “Ma Deuce” BMG Jamie Frater

Scoop ANU - Academic Skills Literacy Bridge Project to map genetic paths of student origins Despite our remarkably diverse community, all of us can trace our ancient genetic origin back to East Africa, the cradle of humanity. To explore Cornell's ancient genetic paths, the Cornell Genetic Ancestry Project will test the "deep" ancestry of undergraduate volunteers from across campus and sponsor discussions concerning the promise and scientific and social concerns raised by genetic testing. The project is directed by Professor Charles "Chip" Aquadro, director of the Cornell Center for Comparative and Population Genomics, and Spencer Wells, a Frank H.T. The DNA of 200 randomly chosen Cornell undergraduate volunteers will be tested at no cost to them. These genetic markers identify which haplogroup a person belongs to; each haplogroup is linked by a common ancestor with one or more single nucleotide polymorphism (SNP) mutations. The DNA sampling involves a painless cheek swab with a toothbrush-like device. Linda B.

Healing the Body with Mindfulness of Breathing « Metta Refuge This excerpt from a talk by Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh explains how to use mindfulness of breathing to bring loving-kindness to our dear bodies. The physical effect of this can be truly remarkable. As Thây says, “You should really love your body. The First Exercise of Mindful Breathing My dear friends, yesterday I spoke about the first exercise proposed by the Buddha concerning mindful breathing: “Breathing in, I am aware that I am breathing in; breathing out, I am aware that I am breathing out.” We should always start with our physical bodies, because our physical bodies also needs peace, harmony and rest. We should realize a true rest. Animals in the forest, every time they are wounded, know how to rest. Deep relaxation here is one of the methods of resting. The Second Exercise of Mindful Breathing The second exercise: “I breathe in, and I am aware of the length of my in-breath; breathing out, I am aware of the length of my out-breath.” The Third Exercise of Mindful Breathing Like this:

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ECU Academic Tips 20 strategies to overcome procrastination The harder and more unpleasant a task is, the better it is to do it immediately and get it out of the way. This is particularly true of big pieces of assessment which can seem overwhelming and require more time. Academic essay Explains the academic essay as an academic style of writing; looks at the structure of an academic essay; looks at the main types of academic essays; explains how to write an academic essay; and provides you with a quick checklist that covers most aspects of writing an academic essay. Academic tip sheet: Plagiarism Defines plagiarism; explains why it is important to avoid plagiarism; looks at common areas that students find confusing; outlines a three-step process you can use to avoid plagiarism; and provides a checklist you can use to avoid unintentionally plagiarising. Annotated bibliography APA style Assignments Avoiding burnout Balancing life and university Blackboard (MyECU) Blogs journals et al. Chemistry lab report Exegesis

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