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Design by Introspection - Andrei Alexandrescu | DConf2017
 
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Abstract: Over the years, a few programming paradigms have been successful enough to enter the casual vocabulary of software engineers: procedural, imperative, object-oriented, functional, generic, declarative. There's a B-list, too, that includes paradigms such as logic, constraint-oriented, and symbolic. The point is, there aren't very many of them altogether. Easy to imagine, then, the immensely humbling pressure one must feel when stumbling upon a way to think about writing code that is at the same time explosively productive and firmly removed from any of the paradigms considered canon. This talk shares early experience with Design by Introspection, a proposed programming paradigm that has enough demonstrable results to be worth sharing. The tenets of Design by Introspection are: The rule of optionality: Component primitives are almost entirely opt-in. A given component is required to implement only a modicum of primitives, and all others are optional. The component is free to implement any subset of the optional primitives. The rule of introspection: A component user employs introspection on the component to implement its own functionality using the primitives offered by the component. The rule of elastic composition: A component obtained by composing several other components offers capabilities in proportion with the capabilities offered by its individual components. These rules, and how to use them to build powerful software, are the topic of this talk. Slides (PDF): http://dconf.org/2017/talks/alexandrescu.pdf Speaker Bio: Andrei Alexandrescu coined the colloquial term "modern C++" (adapted from his award-winning book Modern C++ Design), used today to describe a collection of important C++ styles and idioms. He is also the coauthor (with Herb Sutter) of C++ Coding Standards and the author of The D Programming Language book. With Walter Bright, Andrei co-designed many important features of D and authored a large part of D's standard library. His research on Machine Learning and Natural Language Processing completes a broad spectrum of expertise. Andrei holds a Ph.D. in Computer Science from the University of Washington and a B.Sc. in Electrical Engineering from University "Politehnica" Bucharest. He works with the D Language Foundation. Andrei's website: http://erdani.com/
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Sierralisse Vlog 1 : Pahang Day Trip to eat Ikan Kerai Goreng!
 
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This vlog will have a combination of Malay + English, so if you're one of my viewers wanting to learn Malay, please turn on the English (United Kingdom) subtitle option on YouTube. I included everything I said in both Malay and English. The English translation is in brackets. Welcome to my first vlog! Unlike my conventional lessons, you get to hear how I sound like when I talk in Malay + English in my usual speed with people around me. My family and I went on a day trip to the state of Pahang and stopped by a Malay restaurant to enjoy a variety of good, wholesome Malay food! ------------------------------------------------------------ Please like, share the video and subscribe to Sierralisse YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCS4bgrp3KfdEeBQAbkiCTqA It's the biggest kind of support to me! Join a supportive community of Malay learners here: https://www.facebook.com/groups/1204380146361493/ Some credentials, I am Malay and I was born, raised and still live in Malaysia. Website: http://sierralisse.com/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/sierralisse/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/sierralisse/ YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCS4bgrp3KfdEeBQAbkiCTqA ------------------------------------------------------------ Tags: How to Say in Malay, How to Pronounce in Malay, Malay Tutorial, Malay for Beginners, Conversational Malay, Practical Malay, Colloquial Malay, Functional Malay, Speak Malay Like a Local, Learn Malay, Malay Language, Bahasa Melayu, Bahasa Malaysia, Informal Malay, Pahang, Ikan Kerai, Malaysian Food, Masakan Melayu, Food Vlog, Sedap #HowtoSayinMalay #HowtoPronounceinMalay #MalayTutorial #MalayforBeginners #ConversationalMalay #PracticalMalay #ColloquialMalay #FunctionalMalay #SpeakMalayLikeaLocal #LearnMalay #MalayLanguage #BahasaMelayu #BahasaMalaysia #InformalMalay #Pahang #IkanKerai #MalaysianFood #MasakanMelayu #FoodVlog #Sedap
Views: 929 Sierra Lisse
Speak Malay Like a Local - Lesson 9:  At the Clinic / Feeling Sick
 
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For notes from this lesson, click here: http://sierralisse.com/2017/12/28/speak-malay-like-a-local-lesson-9-at-the-clinic-feeling-sick/ I've been feeling under the weather lately so here's a thematic video. I'm still trying to find the best style of teaching and the most useful things to teach and right now I think every day situational phrases would be more useful than single words. As usual if you have any opinions on how to make it better, please let me know. What helps you might help others as well. Oh and Happy Christmas and let's look forward to a better year ahead! I know I'm going to have so much to do in 2018! ------------------------------------------------------------ Please like, share the video and subscribe to Sierralisse YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCS4bgrp3KfdEeBQAbkiCTqA It's the biggest kind of support to me! Join a supportive community of Malay learners here: https://www.facebook.com/groups/1204380146361493/ Some credentials, I am Malay and I was born, raised and still live in Malaysia. Website: http://sierralisse.com/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/sierralisse/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/sierralisse/ YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCS4bgrp3KfdEeBQAbkiCTqA ------------------------------------------------------------ Tags: How to Say in Malay, How to Pronounce in Malay, Malay Tutorial, Malay for Beginners, Conversational Malay, Practical Malay, Colloquial Malay, Functional Malay, Speak Malay Like a Local, Learn Malay, Malay Language, Bahasa Melayu, Bahasa Malaysia, Informal Malay, Malaysia, Malay Tutorial for Beginners #HowtoSayinMalay #HowtoPronounceinMalay #MalayTutorial #MalayforBeginners #ConversationalMalay #PracticalMalay #ColloquialMalay #FunctionalMalay #SpeakMalayLikeaLocal #LearnMalay #MalayLanguage #BahasaMelayu #BahasaMalaysia #InformalMalay #Malaysia
Views: 6254 Sierra Lisse
Speak Malay Like a Local - Lesson 30 : Banana Fritters & Coconut Water
 
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Short video about one the foods I'm most passionate about - banana fritters (or in Malay, pisang goreng)! It was towards the end of my Penang trip and my family and I thought it'd be nice to have a lazy day filled with a leisurely trip to a pisang goreng stall and then sitting around sipping ice cold coconut water. Not that many new words to learn in this lesson, but I hope you will enjoy seeing all the normal, wonderful, everyday Malaysian things through the eyes of a common Malaysian girl! Please like, share the video and subscribe to Sierralisse YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCS4bgrp3KfdEeBQAbkiCTqA It's the biggest kind of support to me! Some credentials, I am Malay and I was born, raised and still live in Malaysia. Website: http://sierralisse.com/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/sierralisse/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/sierralisse/ YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCS4bgrp3KfdEeBQAbkiCTqA Tags: How to Say in Malay, How to Pronounce in Malay, Malay Tutorial, Malay for Beginners, Conversational Malay, Colloquial Malay, Functional Malay, Speak Malay Like a Local, Learn Malay, Malay Language, Bahasa Melayu, Bahasa Malaysia, Informal Malay
Views: 1034 Sierra Lisse
Japanology Plus - Lighthouses [1080p]
 
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Japan is an island country surrounded on all sides by the sea. It's also one of the world's largest economies, with goods flowing in and out of the country by ship. That means its coasts are lined with lighthouses, which play an essential role in guiding those ships to port. Or used to, to be more precise. On this edition of Japanology Plus, we shed light on both the history of Japan's lighthouses and the way technology is changing their function in the 21st century. For the landlubbers out there, let's start with the basics: just what are lighthouses? Simply put, they are structures that house beacon lights and guide ships by letting them know their position relative to the coast. They have existed in some form since ancient times, but the modern lighthouses we know now began to be constructed around 1700. The first lighthouse fully exposed to the open sea, a wooden tower on the Eddystone Rocks in Plymouth, England, was completed in 1699, only to be swept away by a storm four years later. Japan's first lighthouse was built in 1868, exactly 150 years ago as of 2018 (more on that in a bit!). As we learn on the program, Japan's coastline is home to roughly 3,000 lighthouses. Japan's coastline is roughly 30,000 km, meaning about one lighthouse per 10 km! In comparison, the coastline of the United States is roughly 150,000 km, and it is estimated the country currently has about 700 lighthouses. Even keeping in mind the caveats that coastline calculation can be fuzzy and that the definition of what exactly a lighthouse is might vary, it's still clear Japan's coast has a lot of light. Of the country's 3,000 or so lighthouses, Kannon Saki Lighthouse, located at the mouth of Tokyo Bay, is of special significance. (It should be noted that the name of the lighthouse is rendered differently from the name of the cape where it is situated: Kannonzaki.) The current building on the site was built in 1925, but the original Kannon Saki was Japan's first lighthouse. Construction began in 1868, as stipulated by a treaty signed ten years prior that established Japan's trade with the West after centuries of isolation. Built with help from Western civil engineers, the original structure was destroyed by an earthquake in 1922. Peter Barakan visits Kannon Saki with expert guest Mayuu Fudo. To say Fudo is a serious lighthouse enthusiast would be putting it, well, lightly. This lighthouse lover, who got married at the site of one of these beacons, edits a free magazine about them. Its title, Todai Dodai?, is notable for Japanese learners (or anyone who's a fan of a good old pun). In Japanese, "todai" is lighthouse(s), and "do dai" is a colloquial expression meaning "Whaddya think?" Put them together and you've got the name of the magazine and a clever gag. According to our punny expert guest, the greatness of Japanese lighthouses lies in their austerity. While lighthouses in other countries can be flashy, with playful designs and colors, Japanese ones place functionality over style. For true connoisseurs, posits Fudo, this stripped-down, functional aesthetic offers its own appeal. But while Japanese lighthouses may be the workhorses of the lighthouse world, they're finding work hard to come by. That's because ships these days rely more on technologies like GPS and radar than the visual aid of a lighthouse to guide their paths. Though not all lighthouses have been rendered obsolete yet, some are being torn down. In this technological era, what is a lighthouse fan to do? During the program, we shine a light on some of the activities Fudo and others are involved in to help preserve these historical structures. That includes, in addition to Fudo's free magazine, short films aimed at giving lighthouses a romantic image. Other projects include a website created by the Japan Coast Guard that offers 360-degree VR tours of lighthouses around Japan. This site allows those unable to make the trip to lighthouses to tour them virtually, as well as preserves them digitally in the event they may one day be torn down. As GPS and other technologies keep improving, the original function of lighthouses will eventually be rendered completely obsolete—but if lighthouse lovers in Japan and elsewhere have anything to do with it, they'll live on as important cultural and historical beacons for a long time to come. https://www3.nhk.or.jp/nhkworld/en/tv/japanologyplus/program-20180501.html
Dog breed - Video Learning - WizScience.com
 
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"Dog breeds" are groups of closely related and visibly similar domestic dogs, having characteristic traits that are selected and maintained by humans, bred from a known foundation stock. The term "dog breed" is also used to refer to "natural breeds" or landraces, which arose through time in response to a particular environment that included humans, with little or no selective breeding by humans. Such breeds are undocumented, and are identified by their appearance and often by a style of working. Dog breeds are not scientifically defined biological classifications, but rather are groupings defined by clubs of hobbyists called breed clubs. A dog breed is represented by a sufficient number of individuals to stably transfer its specific characteristics over generations. Dogs of same breed have similar characteristics of appearance and behavior, primarily because they come from a select set of ancestors who had the same characteristics. Dogs of a specific breed breed true, produce young that are very similar to their parents. An individual dog is identified as a member of a breed through proof of ancestry, using genetic analysis or written records of ancestry. Without such proof, identification of a specific breed is not reliable. Such records, called stud books, may be maintained by individuals, clubs, or other organizations. In biology, subspecies, race and breed are equivalent terms. Breed is usually applied to domestic animals; species and subspecies, to wild animals and to plants; and race, to humans. Colloquial use of the term "dog breed", however, does not conform to scientific standards of taxonomic classification. Breeds do not meet the criteria for subspecies since they are all one species: "Canis lupus familiaris". Interbreeding group of individuals who pass on characteristic traits and would likely merge back into a single homogenous group if external barriers were removed, like selective breeding. The recognition of distinct dog breeds is not maintained by a scientific organization; they are maintained by a number of independent kennel clubs that need not apply to scientific standards and are often inconsistent. For instance, the Belgian Shepherd Dog is separated into four distinct breeds by some clubs, but not in others. Further, some groups of dogs which clearly share a persistent set of characteristics and documented descent from a known foundation stock may still not be recognized by some clubs as breeds. For instance, the feist is a hunting dog raised in the Southern United States for hunting small game. Feists have a consistent set of characteristics that reliably differentiate them from other dog types and breeds. However, the United Kennel Club recognizes one breed of feist, the Treeing Feist, while the American Kennel Club does not recognize any feist breed. Wiz Science™ is "the" learning channel for children and all ages. SUBSCRIBE TODAY Disclaimer: This video is for your information only. The author or publisher does not guarantee the accuracy of the content presented in this video. USE AT YOUR OWN RISK. Background Music: "The Place Inside" by Silent Partner (royalty-free) from YouTube Audio Library. This video uses material/images from https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dog+breed, which is released under Creative Commons Attribution-Share-Alike License 3.0 http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/ . This video is licensed under Creative Commons Attribution-Share-Alike License 3.0 http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/ . To reuse/adapt the content in your own work, you must comply with the license terms.
Views: 314 Wiz Science™
MURAL WEBINAR: Using Design Thinking in Your Everyday Work
 
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In this webinar, Chris Pacione, LUMA CEO & Founder, will share a recipe for how to use design thinking with a remote team to visualize a customer's experience with the products or services your organization offers so you can better understand: What is working well in your current process Where there is room for improvement Where the most promising opportunities for change lie
Views: 195 MURAL
A Book in Czech
 
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A BOOK I HAVE IN CZECH.
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IDIOMS and PHRASES in English | The body
 
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In this lesson, you will learn 7 common English idioms and phrases related to the body. This video gives you a list of 7 popular, commonly used English idiomatic expressions. Each idiom comes with a definition, an explanation of the meaning and some examples. All of these phrases are common in everyday conversations and spoken English. This class will be particulary valuable to ESL students wanting to improve their vocabaulary. There are subtitles on the screen to help you understand the tutorial. Business expressions: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5cQv8pWsnEE Phrases with the verb GET: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SgTkunIpxHo&list=PL6BDo90oiwpTlYAYSitjwWn29BEdCBi9j&index=12 More Vocabulary Lessons: http://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL6BDo90oiwpTlYAYSitjwWn29BEdCBi9j Private English lessons & speaking practice: http://goo.gl/5Re6vk Andrew, Crown Academy of English http://www.crownacademyenglish.com https://twitter.com/Crown_English http://www.youtube.com/user/CrownAcademyEnglish Photo credits by FreeDigitalPhotos.net “Stressed Young Man, Depressed” by stockimages “Worried Man” by graur razvan ionut “Tutor Assisting The Student In Homework” by stockimages “Worker Carrying Stepladder” by stockimages “Sister And Brother Arguing” by artur84
Q&A #17: Bullpups, Stocked Pistols, Delayed Blowback, and More!
 
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http://www.patreon.com/ForgottenWeapons Cool Forgotten Weapons merch! http://shop.bbtv.com/collections/forgotten-weapons 0:26 - Can roller delayed blowback system be relevant in modern guns? 3:32 - Difference between gas tappet and short stroke gas piston 6:00 - Cleaning procedure, particularly for corrosive ammunition 7:32 - Brief synopsis of Yugoslavian post-WWII Mausers 10:45 - Final weight of WWSD carbine 11:44 - What hindered automatic arms development during WWI? 16:55 - Why not use MLOK/Keymod for optics? 18:05 - Forward-acting gas pistons? 19:26 - My opinion on the Remington bankruptcy 22:18 - Will 3D printing allow squeeze-bore rifles? 25:39 - What was the last US cavalry carbine? 26:20 - When the the Potato Digger leave US service? 28:11 - What was the first gun I bought specifically as a collectible? 28:55 - Is the FAMAS the best bullpup ever? 33:59 - What nation is underappreciated in small arms design history? 36:28 - Stocked pistols and modern arm brace pistols 41:04 - Do I approach museums and collectors or do they approach me? 42:46 - What is the Segway of modern guns? 44:40 - Are British DP (Drill Purpose) guns safe to shoot? 48:30 - What is the process to buy a machine gun in the US? 54:32 - Soviet TKB-59 triple barreled prototype 57:11 - Would modern high speed cameras have helped gun designers of the past? 58:48 - Why did primer-actuated systems never catch on? 1:01:44 - Progress on MAS-38 SMG and 7.65 French Long ammo 1:04:17 - What are the missing US designations, like rifles M2 through M13? As always, questions came from Patrons at the $2/month level and above. Thanks to all of you for the support! If you enjoy Forgotten Weapons, check out its sister channel, InRangeTV! http://www.youtube.com/InRangeTVShow
Views: 170895 Forgotten Weapons
Introducing Yourself - How to Introduce Yourself In English
 
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What's the first thing you need to do when you meet someone new? Introduce yourself of course! You need to tell your new acquaintance your name in English and maybe some more information about you in English. Do you feel prepared to handle it? Do you know of all the English words and phrases that you can use when you introduce yourself, and the replies that the other person might give? What about the things you'd have to say in return of those replies. In this lesson we have a detailed look at introductions. We tell you how to introduce yourself and respond to basic questions. If you like this lesson, please click the 'Like' button below our video on Youtube. Subscribe to us and get free lessons every day. Please also like us on Facebook : http://facebook.com/twominenglish Visit our website for more free English learning stuff : http://twominenglish.com Get the Two Minute English App for your Android Device : https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.astrobix.twominuteenglish
Views: 2301105 Twominute English
Art Loft 520 — Visual Artist Neha Vedpathak and more!
 
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We review the artistic practice of Neha Vedpathak and enjoy a studio visit from the artist in this episode of Art Loft. We also check in on the Florentine Opera Company and the works of Richard Aerni and Nancy Raven. Jumaane N’Namdi hosts from the studios at South Florida PBS.
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British Council - Teaching Speaking Techniques (John Kay)
 
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A video from British Council - John Kay talking about Teaching Speaking Techniques
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I Will Remember You • S01E08 • TPN’s Angel Guide
 
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Buffy and Angel get their happy ending. Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/passionofthenerd Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/iannitram Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/thepassionofthenerd Facebook Forum: https://www.facebook.com/groups/1395995467105368 Tumblr: http://thepassionofthenerd.tumblr.com Subreddit: http://www.reddit.com/r/thepassionofthenerd Website: http://www.thepassionofthenerd.com Sources All things philosophical on Buffy and Angel http://www.atpobtvs.com/ Margaret Atwood Happy Endings 1983 Religion in Buffy https://jonathanbudden.wordpress.com/the-portrayal-of-religion-in-buffy-the-vampire-slayer/ The Powers that be http://buffy.wikia.com/wiki/The_Powers_That_Be Opening Titles by AM Channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCcZlIvBfuEL9zkKLU8EnHtw Twitter: @AM_Updates_ Music Credits: "Favorite Secrets" by Waylon Thornton http://waylonthornton.tumblr.com Other music by Wil Hughes http://www.wilhughes.com/ The Passion of the Nerd P.O. Box 20161 Boulder, CO 80308
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√ Stereotypes and Regional Language Part 2  | English
 
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https://www.iitutor.com • Every region has its own way of speaking. • Composers emphasise the way a character speaks to reveal details. • You can learn the character’s nationality, if they are rural or from a city, level of education , personality traits all from their patterns of speech. • Vernacular: language specific to a region. • Examples:  ‘chuck a u-ie’- to do a u-turn.  ‘fair dinkum’- genuine  ‘knackered’- exhausted/tired. • May be used as a technique when discussing language in Experience Through Language. • Idioms are another common use of language that can be examples of vernacular. • Phrases that have a meaning which has nothing to do with the words in the phrase. • You can only understand them by hearing them before. • e.g. “to kick the bucket” means to die. • e.g. an Australian example such as “a kangaroo loose in the top paddock” means you are crazy or mentally unwell. • Australian literature covers every topic, style and form imaginable. • Certain Australian classics created and spread an Australian national identity. • Examples  My Brilliant Career: Miles Franklin  The Magic Pudding: Norman Lindsay  Cuddlepot and Snugglepie: May Gibbs. The Ripping Yarn • First Australian genre. • Telling tales of daring feats in a new unknown place. • Stories of natural disasters, fights and exploration. • Heroes against snakes, droughts, wild horses, convicts, and clashes with Aborigines. • Bush poetry has been popular in Australia since the 1800. • Usually has a strong working class voice: focus on vernacular and idioms. • Focus on outdoor work, such as droving, mining or being a travelling swagman. • Made famous by Banjo Patterson and Henry Lawson. Example: A Bush Christening, by Banjo Patterson • Outer Barcoo – country living, setting is the Australian bush. • Scanty – colloquialism for ‘few’ → there aren’t many religious people in this bush town. • Steady rhythm already forming. “On a road never cross’d ‘cept by folk that are lost One Michael Magee had a shanty.” • Cross’d and ‘cept → shortened versions of the words, colloquial and informal tone. • Folk → slang for the people in this area. • Shanty → a small house in the country.
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Creating and Using File Plans
 
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This webinar is a great way for program and records management staff to learn how to properly manage paper and electronic records using a file plan without ever leaving the office! This seminar provides a practical guide on how to create file plans. A file plan specifies how records are organized once they have been created or received, provides a finding and action guide to the records, and documents the procedures for destruction or transfer of the records. This course covers the basics of how to create a file plan and answers questions such as: • What is a file plan? • What records do I need in my file plan? • How do I conduct a records inventory? • How do I determine how long to keep records? • How do I implement a file plan? Accessibility: This video is fully captioned for audio accessibility. For visual accessibility, a detailed text description of the video's visual presentation suitable for screen readers is available here: www.archives.gov/records-mgmt/transcripts/creating-and-using-file-plans.pdf
Different Types of Cuts with Swords, Axes, etc (Slash, Hew, Chop/Cleave, Slice)
 
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The different terms are often used vaguely or interchangeably which can be confusing, but there are different cutting mechanics which can be useful to distinguish. In the video I'm suggesting some interpretations to clarify how these words might be used and how cuts work in historical martial arts. ******************************************************************************** Want to help fund future videos? http://www.patreon.com/skallagrim My favorite online store for buying swords (worldwide shipping): http://ww4.aitsafe.com/go.htm?go=kultofathena.com&afid=28632&tm=14&im=1 Channel-related shirts and stuff: http://skallagrim.spreadshirt.com/ My Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/SkallagrimYT Some recommended knife makers on Amazon: http://amzn.to/1qjwMNL
Views: 82593 Skallagrim
K Camp - Comfortable
 
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Views: 61871635 KCampVEVO
Yelawolf - American You
 
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Pre-order the album Love Story now On iTunes: http://smarturl.it/YelaLoveStory Google Play: http://smarturl.it/YelaLoveStoryGP Amazon MP3: http://smarturl.it/YelaLoveStoryAmz Sign up for updates: http://smarturl.it/Yelawolf.News Best of Yelawolf: https://goo.gl/vy7NZQ Subscribe here: https://goo.gl/ynkVDL
Views: 34095174 YelawolfVEVO
tired: a perspective || free audio
 
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PLEASE CREDIT IF USED Original clips and speech by myself Background music: ES Balm (Scaled Down Version) - Peter Sandberg This video contains clips of my trip to York, UK earlier this year. I started working on a piece of writing, in more of a colloquial style and realised I could use it as an voice over with the clips. This is the first time I've done something like this, but I hope you enjoy it. Transcript: Stay with me a minute okay? I know what I mean, but let me just see if you can too. It’s not the type of tired which is “I’m tired with life right now” you know? Or maybe it is, but it’s not just that. It’s the type of tired which comes back around when you’ve seen that things need to change in order to ensure your own survival. So you take every ounce of your life and redirect the energy which is being ripped away from your heart to pushing your existence up a hill. It’s the type of tired which you find after you find your freedom. But you know, finding freedom doesn’t just happen once, this won’t be the only time you have to do it. And you know, I think we’re all guilty of it. We become complacent and we fall into line, thinking we know ourselves and therefore we accept what we’re given. And then it hits us like a ton of bricks that we’re actually trapped. Again. And again. And, you know it just keeps going. But until that moment comes again, you’re here. So yeah, you acknowledge that now you can be free. And it’s the most UGH, you know, it’s the best feeling. For a moment. Like that feeling doesn’t last. Because with freedom comes “okay so what do I do now?” You know? Because you’ve all these chances and all these opportunities, so you’re like “what the hell can I do with this? I’ve got to find purpose, I’ve got to find a place to belong.” All this stuff that we think we don’t have enough time to find. And that becomes overwhelming and you believe you’re not gonna find all that makes you a functional human being, whatever the hell that means, and you shut down and seclude yourself. You don’t want to waste all that time finding stuff for it to be wrong you know, you’re protecting yourself, you don’t want to get even more hurt because you’re afraid of how much of you that feeling will rob you of. Then, just like that, it happens. There’s moments, there’s people, there’s chances and you think “this could be it.” Like, “this is mine” and you don’t want to lose it. And we’re told we’re gonna regret the chances we don’t take, so you take them all, every single one. You’re afraid of missing out, you’re afraid that if you don’t take it you’re not gonna be using that freedom as much as you should. That’s so damn exhausting. SO exhausting, like you wouldn’t believe. But for that moment of “this is what I’m meant to be” you’re willing to do it all. And then, you’ve done as much as you can, and suddenly you’re comfortable. And that fear of missing out isn’t there because you’ve made your spot where you want it right? And THAT is what this tired is. It’s what your anxiety teased you about and made you lose sleep over, that you were going to miss out on life. So now you’re allowed to laugh at your anxiety, because you have done EVERYTHING you possibly can. You’re not gonna lose this, you’re not gonna lose the life you made for yourself. You’re tired, and you CAN afford to rest, because you know when you’re rested you can just go back into that life, but for now you can just rest.
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Yelawolf - Daddy's Lambo
 
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Sign up for updates: http://smarturl.it/Yelawolf.News Music video by Yelawolf performing Daddy's Lambo. (C) 2011 DGC Records Best of Yelawolf: https://goo.gl/vy7NZQ Subscribe here: https://goo.gl/ynkVDL
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Lesson 8:  Seventh Chords
 
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Views: 3151 Seth Monahan
Deafness and hearing loss debate: 30 November 2017
 
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On Thursday 30 November, MPs took part in a Westminster Hall debate about deafness and hearing loss. Transcripts of proceedings is available on Hansard: https://hansard.parliament.uk/Commons/2017-11-30/debates/59353F2C-DA5B-4EA6-A8A9-640BC46C1D8A/DeafnessAndHearingLoss
Views: 1052 UK Parliament
Language and Gender
 
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Views: 672 Applied Linguistics
What Is The Meaning Of Register In English Language?
 
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Register definition for english language learners from merriam register. Register (noun) definition and synonyms how did that register? Five levels of formality in language. Googleusercontent search. This does not mean, however, that canadians (or anyone else, for matter) are 11 feb 2013 language registers range on a scale from most formal to informal. Register (sociolinguistics) wikipediabbc. The meaning of the word creole haschanged considerably over years. Definition of register for english language learners 21 feb 2011 when discussing the a word, we refer to use particular purpose or in social setting, that is, its level however, tone is conversational, using colloquial language, does this mean what originally thought was possible, can't be, as 22 may 2013 1 definition; 2 context based categorization; 3 text 4 classification oxford dictionary; 5 criticism register, defined functional variety according 20 aug 2009 filed under improving skills rliberni @ 05 pm don't confuse and formal informal they are not 2012 led conversation on 'language register' why it matters. One of the most analyzed areas where use language is determined by situation formality scale. Register (discourse) glottopedia. We also use the term register to refer whether language is being used formally or informally [from a weather forecast depression specialised word meaning system of that brings rain. Especially in language teaching, the term 'register' often forms a shorthand for formal informal style, although this is an aging definition register refers to degree of formality language, but more general sense it means used by group people who share similar 3linguistics variety or level usage, as determined and choice vocabulary, pronunciation, syntax, according 5 may 2017 one many styles varieties from 'very occasions, requiring written english job lesson, you will learn about register, context. Countable uncountable] linguistics the type of language that you use in a particular situation view american english definition register 1 may 2012 is form takes different circumstances, and code switching are five levels formality every (see examples for english, shown below)Register grammar today cambridge dictionary. Register definition of register in english linguistic stylistic variation thoughtco. We used to have both formal and informal forms of you in english. The register of a piece speech or writing is its level and style language, which definition written for english language learners from the merriam webster learner's dictionary with audio pronunciations, usage examples, registers are simply rather special case particular kind being improvement on trudgill's by expanding to include, proficiency in another ex colonial define record containing regular entries items details sentence. Language registers definition, uses & examples video lesson language register really learn englishcollins english dictionary. Rliberni's language register and why it matters (or you can't write
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Building Tomorrow, Ep. 5: The Right to Print Arms?
 
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Mark McDaniel from Reason Magazine joins us to discuss homemade gun technology in response to a recent court case and settlement involving gun ownership activist, Cody Wilson, and his group, Defense Distributed, who were the minds behind the "Wiki Weapon Project". Cody Wilson and his group went unnoticed until they actually tried to build a weapon, specifically named the "Liberator". However, when the printer company, Stratasys, heard of this plan they took his printer and reported Wilson's intentions to the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms (ATF). The press got wind of this dispute when Wilson posted a viral video of Stratasys taking the printer away. Later on, the State Department got involved when Wilson posted the blueprints of how to print the "Liberator". What kind of guns can be printed? What are the rules for making a traditional weapon at home? Why should we care if people can have 3D-printed guns so easily? How far away are we, technologically speaking, from creating legit firearms in our homes? Subscribe through iTunes: https://apple.co/2KRzrxf Building Tomorrow RSS feed: https://bit.ly/2upSZPh
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Live Dance Sapna | भजपा की जीत पर सपना का घमासान डांस | Haryanvi Sapna Dance New 2017
 
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NINR Big Data Boot Camp - Pt. 6: Big Data, Symptom Science & Health Disparities - Dr. Suzanne Bakken
 
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The National Institute of Nursing Research (NINR) Big Data in Symptoms Research Boot Camp, part of the NINR Symptom Research Methodologies Series, is a one-week intensive research training course at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) in Bethesda, Maryland. NINR's 2015 Boot Camp provided a foundation in data science focusing on methodologies and strategies for incorporating novel methods into research proposals. Since there was a high demand for the course, the first day of the Big Data Boot Camp was videocast live and is now available in segments on the NINR YouTube channel. To learn more visit www.ninr.nih.gov/bootcamp. In Part 6, Dr. Suzanne Bakken of Columbia University discussed "Big Data, Symptom Science, and Health Disparities: The Promise and the Peril."
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Hans-Hermann Hoppe - Democracy: The God That Failed - Audiobook (Google WaveNet Voice)
 
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The core of this book is a systematic treatment of the historic transformation of the West from monarchy to democracy. Source: http://www.hanshoppe.com/publications/#democracy (PDF available) Information about the book: https://mises.org/library/introduction-democracy-god-failed Music at the Beginning: Bass Walker - Film Noir Kevin MacLeod Jazz & Blues | Funky You're free to use this song and monetise your video, but you must include the following in your video description: Bass Walker - Film Noir by Kevin MacLeod is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution licence (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/) Source: http://incompetech.com/music/royalty-free/index.html?isrc=USUAN1200071 Artist: http://incompetech.com/ Music at the end: Sunday Stroll by Huma-Huma
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Diglossia
 
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In linguistics, diglossia (/daɪˈɡlɒsiə/; Greek: διγλωσσία less than δι- prefix denoting two, from δίς, twice + γλῶσσα, language + -ία, suffix denoting state or attribute, "speaking two languages") refers to a situation in which two dialects or usually closely related languages are used by a single language community. In addition to the community's everyday or vernacular language variety (labelled "L" or "low" variety), a second, highly codified variety (labelled "H" or "high") is used in certain situations such as literature, formal education, or other specific settings, but not used for ordinary conversation. The high variety may be an older stage of the same language (e.g. Latin in the early Middle Ages), or a distinct yet closely related present day dialect (e.g. Norwegian with Bokmål and Nynorsk, or Chinese with Mandarin as the official, literary standard and colloquial topolects/dialects used in everyday communication). Other examples include literary Katharevousa versus spoken Demotic Greek, Indonesian, with its Baku and Gaul forms, and the Dravidian language Tamil of southern India and Telugu with their respective high and low registers. This video is targeted to blind users. Attribution: Article text available under CC-BY-SA Creative Commons image source in video
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Drum kit
 
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A drum kit, drum set or trap set is a collection of drums and other percussion instruments set up to be played/struck by a single player. The traditional drum kit consists of a mix of drums (classified as classically as membranophones, Hornbostel-Sachs high-level classification 2) and idiophones (Hornbostel-Sachs high-level classification 1, most significantly cymbals but also including the woodblock and cowbell for example). More recently kits have also included electronic instruments (Hornbostel-Sachs classification 53), with both hybrid and entirely electronic kits now in common use. This video is targeted to blind users. Attribution: Article text available under CC-BY-SA Creative Commons image source in video
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Tea
 
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Tea
Tea is an aromatic beverage commonly prepared by pouring hot or boiling water over cured leaves of the tea plant, Camellia sinensis. After water, tea is the most widely consumed beverage in the world. It has a cooling, slightly bitter, and astringent flavour that many people enjoy. Tea originated in China as a medicinal drink. It was first introduced to Portuguese priests and merchants in China during the 16th century. Drinking tea became popular in Britain during the 17th century. The British introduced it to India, in order to compete with the Chinese monopoly on the product. This video is targeted to blind users. Attribution: Article text available under CC-BY-SA Creative Commons image source in video
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Quotation mark
 
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In English writing, quotation marks or inverted commas are punctuation marks surrounding a quotation, direct speech, or a literal title or name. Quotation marks can also be used to indicate a different meaning of a word or phrase other than the one typically associated with it and are often used to express irony. Quotation marks are sometimes used to provide emphasis, although this is usually considered incorrect. This video targeted to blind users. Attribution: Article text available under CC-BY-SA
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Abdominal obesity
 
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Abdominal obesity, also known as beer belly, beer gut, pot belly or clinically as central obesity, is when excessive abdominal fat around the stomach and abdomen has built up to the extent that it is likely to have a negative impact on health. There is a strong correlation between central obesity and cardiovascular disease. Abdominal obesity is not confined only to the elderly and obese subjects. Abdominal obesity has been linked to Alzheimer's Disease as well as other metabolic and vascular diseases. Visceral and central abdominal fat and waist circumference show a strong association with type 2 diabetes. This video is targeted to blind users. Attribution: Article text available under CC-BY-SA Creative Commons image source in video
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Automotive lighting
 
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The lighting system of a motor vehicle consists of lighting and signalling devices mounted or integrated to various parts of a motor vehicle. These may include the front, sides, rear and, in some cases, the top of the vehicle. The purpose of this system is to provide illumination for the driver. This enables safe vehicle operation after dark and increases the conspicuity of the vehicle. It also informs of the vehicle's presence, position, size, direction of travel, and the driver's intentions regarding direction and speed of travel. This video is targeted to blind users. Attribution: Article text available under CC-BY-SA Creative Commons image source in video
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Seal (East Asia)
 
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A seal, in an East Asian context, is a general name for printing stamps and impressions thereof which are used in lieu of signatures in personal documents, office paperwork, contracts, art, or any item requiring acknowledgement or authorship. China, Japan, Taiwan, and Korea currently use a mixture of seals and hand signatures, and increasingly, electronic signatures. It is used to a lesser extent in Vietnam by authorised organisations and businesses, and also traditional Vietnamese artists. It was more common in Vietnam prior to French rule, when thereafter the practice of signature became a commonality, although western-like signatures are usually seen as having less authority in a company situation. Chinese seals are typically made of stone, sometimes of metals, wood, bamboo, plastic, or ivory, and are typically used with red ink or cinnabar paste. The word 印 specifically refers to the imprint created by the seal, as well as appearing in combination with other ideographs in words related to any printing, as in the word "印刷", "printing", pronounced "yìnshuā" in Mandarin, "insatsu" in Japanese. The colloquial name chop, when referring to these kinds of seals, was adapted from the Hindi word chapa and from the Malay word cap meaning stamp or rubber stamps. This video is targeted to blind users. Attribution: Article text available under CC-BY-SA Creative Commons image source in video
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Disneyland
 
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Disneyland Park, originally Disneyland, is the first of two theme parks built at the Disneyland Resort in Anaheim, California, opened on July 17, 1955. It is the only theme park designed and built under the direct supervision of Walt Disney. It was originally the only attraction on the property; its name was changed to Disneyland Park to distinguish it from the expanding complex in the 1990s. Walt Disney came up with the concept of Disneyland after visiting various amusement parks with his daughters in the 1930s and 1940s. He initially envisioned building a tourist attraction adjacent to his studios in Burbank to entertain fans who wished to visit; however, he soon realized that the proposed site was too small. After hiring a consultant to help him determine an appropriate site for his project, Walt bought a 160-acre (65 ha) site near Anaheim in 1953. Construction began in 1954 and the park was unveiled during a special televised press event on the ABC Television Network on July 17, 1955. This video is targeted to blind users. Attribution: Article text available under CC-BY-SA Creative Commons image source in video
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Fear Itself (comics)
 
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"Fear Itself" is a 2011 crossover comic book storyline published by Marvel Comics, consisting of a seven-issue, eponymous miniseries written by Matt Fraction and illustrated by Stuart Immonen, Wade Von Grawbadger, and Laura Martin, a prologue book by writer Ed Brubaker and artist Scot Eaton, and numerous tie-in books, including most of the X-Men family of books. "Fear Itself" was first announced by then-Marvel Editor-in-Chief Joe Quesada, Executive Editor Tom Brevoort and X-Men group editor Axel Alonso at a press conference held at Midtown Comics Times Square on December 21, 2010. It is the first company-wide crossover event since 2008's "Secret Invasion". The story, whose title is a reference to a famous quote by Franklin D. Roosevelt, depicts the various superheroes of the Marvel Universe contending with the Serpent, an Asgardian fear deity who causes global panic on Earth, and who seeks to reclaim the throne of Asgard he contends was usurped by his brother, Odin, father to Thor, when the latter vanquished him ages ago. Within the comics, the characters refer to this conflict as The Serpent's War. Although it is a company-wide crossover, it emphasizes Captain America and Thor, as with past crossovers of the late 2000s. This video is targeted to blind users. Attribution: Article text available under CC-BY-SA Creative Commons image source in video
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Distant Reading and the Islamic Archive - Session 2
 
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The third annual Digital Islamic Humanities symposium organized by Elias Muhanna, Manning Assistant Professor of Comparative Literature, and Middle East Studies. Each year, the number of digitized books, inscriptions, images, documents, and other artifacts from the Islamic world continues to grow. As this archive expands, so too does the repertoire of digital tools for navigating and interpreting its diffuse and varied contents. Drawing upon such tools as topic modeling, context-based search, social network maps, and text reuse algorithms, the study of large-scale archives and textual corpora is undergoing significant and exciting developments. Session 2 participants include: Alexander Magidow (Univ. of Rhode Island) & Yonatan Belinkov (MIT), “Digital Philology and the History of Written Arabic” Elias Muhanna (Brown University), “Modeling Mannerism in Classical Arabic Poetry” More Information at islamichumanities.org.
English grammar
 
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English grammar is the body of rules that describe the structure of expressions in the English language. This includes the structure of words, phrases, clauses and sentences. There are historical, social, and regional variations of English. Divergences from the grammar described here occur in some dialects of English. This article describes a generalized present-day Standard English, the form of speech found in types of public discourse including broadcasting, education, entertainment, government, and news reporting, including both formal and informal speech. There are certain differences in grammar between the standard forms of British English, American English and Australian English, although these are inconspicuous compared with the lexical and pronunciation differences. This video is targeted to blind users. Attribution: Article text available under CC-BY-SA Creative Commons image source in video
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SEWOLX 세월엑스 (ENG CC)
 
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"모든 접촉은 흔적을 남긴다." - 범죄학자 에드몽 로카르(Edmond Locard) 오래 기다리게 해드려서 죄송합니다. 제 심장이 터져나갈 것 같습니다. 세월호 침몰원인을 파헤친 다큐멘터리 SEWOLX (세월엑스) 풀 영상을 공개합니다. 그 누구의 편도 들지 않고 오직 "진실의 편"에 섰습니다. 모든 편견을 버리고 있는 그대로를 바라봤습니다. 세월호는 물속에 잠겨있는 것이 아니라 우리들의 편견 속에 잠겨있습니다. 저는 이제 여러분의 편견에 정면으로 돌을 던지려 합니다. 여러분의 편견으로부터 세월호를 인양하시기 바랍니다. 수사권도 기소권도 조사권도 하나 없는 일개 네티즌이 진실을 향한 열정 하나로 어디까지 밝혀낼 수 있는지 보여드리겠습니다. 자막 수정 요청 링크 : (https://goo.gl/forms/mhftojf7i3BG4QxG2) Link for the subtitle correction request: (https://goo.gl/forms/mhftojf7i3BG4QxG2) *자막 제작에 도움을 주신 분들* 박*준(학생) : 번역, 자막 싱크 작업 채*서(Eric)(학생):자막 제작, 자막 싱크 작업 이*재(학생) : 자막제작, 자막 싱크 작업 이*주(S. 존스홉킨스대학교 국제교류처(전), 기간제영어강사(현)) : 번역 윤*정(April)(학생) : 번역 박*형(Prid)(학생) : 자막 싱크 작업
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Red Dwarf
 
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Red Dwarf is a British comedy franchise which primarily comprises ten series (including a ninth mini-series named Back To Earth) of a television science fiction sitcom that aired on BBC Two between 1988 and 1993 and from 1997 to 1999, and on Dave in 2009 and 2012, gaining a cult following. The series was created by Rob Grant and Doug Naylor. In addition to the television episodes, there are four novels, two pilot episodes for an American version of the show, a radio version produced for BBC Radio 7, tie-in books, magazines and other merchandise. Despite the pastiche of science fiction used as a backdrop, Red Dwarf is primarily a character-driven comedy, with off-the-wall, often scatological science fiction elements used as complementary plot devices. In the early episodes, a recurring source of comedy was the "Odd Couple"-style relationship between the two central characters of the show, who have an intense dislike for each other and are trapped together deep in space. The main characters are Dave Lister, the last known human alive, and Arnold Rimmer, a hologram of Lister's dead bunkmate. The other regular characters are Cat, a lifeform which evolved from the descendants of Lister's pregnant pet cat Frankenstein; Holly, Red Dwarf's computer; Kryten, a service mechanoid; and, as of Series VII to Back to Earth, Kristine Kochanski, an alternative-reality version of Lister's long-lost love. This video is targeted to blind users. Attribution: Article text available under CC-BY-SA Creative Commons image source in video
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Overview of American Poetry and Short Story
 
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An overview, and appreciation of modern American short story and poetry. All quoted entries attributed to appropriate authors; all research, other text, art, voice, and video Michele Baron
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Ladakh | Wikipedia audio article
 
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This is an audio version of the Wikipedia Article: Ladakh Listening is a more natural way of learning, when compared to reading. Written language only began at around 3200 BC, but spoken language has existed long ago. Learning by listening is a great way to: - increases imagination and understanding - improves your listening skills - improves your own spoken accent - learn while on the move - reduce eye strain Now learn the vast amount of general knowledge available on Wikipedia through audio (audio article). You could even learn subconsciously by playing the audio while you are sleeping! If you are planning to listen a lot, you could try using a bone conduction headphone, or a standard speaker instead of an earphone. You can find other Wikipedia audio articles too at: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCuKfABj2eGyjH3ntPxp4YeQ In case you don't find one that you were looking for, put a comment. This video uses Google TTS en-US-Standard-D voice. SUMMARY ======= Ladakh ("land of high passes") is a region in the Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir that currently extends from the Siachen Glacier in the Karakoram range to the main Great Himalayas to the south, inhabited by people of Indo-Aryan and Tibetan descent. It is one of the most sparsely populated regions in Jammu and Kashmir and its culture and history are closely related to that of Tibet. Ladakh is renowned for its remote mountain beauty and culture. Historically, the region included the Baltistan (Baltiyul) valleys (now mostly in Pakistan), the entire upper Indus Valley, the remote Zanskar, Lahaul and Spiti to the south, much of Ngari including the Rudok region and Guge in the east, Aksai Chin in the northeast (extending to the Kun Lun Mountains), and the Nubra Valley to the north over Khardong La in the Ladakh Range. Contemporary Ladakh borders Tibet to the east, the Lahaul and Spiti regions to the south, the Vale of Kashmir, Jammu and Baltiyul regions to the west, and the southwest corner of Xinjiang across the Karakoram Pass in the far north. Aksai Chin is one of the disputed border areas between China and India. It is administered by China as part of Hotan County but is also claimed by India as a part of the Ladakh region of the state of Jammu and Kashmir. In 1962, China and India fought a brief war over Aksai Chin and Arunachal Pradesh, but in 1993 and 1996 the two countries signed agreements to respect the Line of Actual Control.In the past Ladakh gained importance from its strategic location at the crossroads of important trade routes, but since the Chinese authorities closed the borders with Tibet and Central Asia in the 1960s, international trade has dwindled except for tourism. Since 1974, the Government of India has successfully encouraged tourism in Ladakh. Since Ladakh is a part of strategically important Jammu and Kashmir, the Indian military maintains a strong presence in the region. The largest town in Ladakh is Leh, followed by Kargil. Almost half of Ladakhis are Shia Muslims and the rest are mostly Tibetan Buddhists. Some Ladakhi activists have in recent times called for Ladakh to be constituted as a union territory because of perceived unfair treatment by Kashmir and Ladakh's cultural differences with predominantly Muslim Kashmir.
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German language | Wikipedia audio article
 
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This is an audio version of the Wikipedia Article: German language Listening is a more natural way of learning, when compared to reading. Written language only began at around 3200 BC, but spoken language has existed long ago. Learning by listening is a great way to: - increases imagination and understanding - improves your listening skills - improves your own spoken accent - learn while on the move - reduce eye strain Now learn the vast amount of general knowledge available on Wikipedia through audio (audio article). You could even learn subconsciously by playing the audio while you are sleeping! If you are planning to listen a lot, you could try using a bone conduction headphone, or a standard speaker instead of an earphone. You can find other Wikipedia audio articles too at: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCuKfABj2eGyjH3ntPxp4YeQ In case you don't find one that you were looking for, put a comment. This video uses Google TTS en-US-Standard-D voice. SUMMARY ======= German (Deutsch [dɔʏtʃ] ( listen)) is a West Germanic language that is mainly spoken in Central Europe. It is the most widely spoken and official or co-official language in Germany, Austria, Switzerland, South Tyrol (Italy), the German-speaking Community of Belgium, and Liechtenstein. It is also one of the three official languages of Luxembourg. The languages which are most similar to German are the other members of the West Germanic language branch: Afrikaans, Dutch, English, the Frisian languages, Low German/Low Saxon, Luxembourgish, and Yiddish. There are also strong similarities in vocabulary with Danish, Norwegian and Swedish, although those belong to the North Germanic group. German is the second most widely spoken Germanic language, after English. One of the major languages of the world, German is the first language of almost 100 million people worldwide and the most widely spoken native language in the European Union. Together with French, German is the second most commonly spoken foreign language in the EU after English, making it the second biggest language in the EU in terms of overall speakers. German is also the second most widely taught foreign language in the EU after English at primary school level (but third after English and French at lower secondary level), the fourth most widely taught non-English language in the US (after Spanish, French and American Sign Language), and the second most commonly used scientific language as well as the second most widely used language on websites after English. The German-speaking countries are ranked fifth in terms of annual publication of new books, with one tenth of all books (including e-books) in the world being published in the German language. In the United Kingdom, German and French are the most-sought after foreign languages for businesses (with 49% and 50% of businesses identifying these two languages as the most useful, respectively).German is an inflected language with four cases for nouns, pronouns and adjectives (nominative, accusative, genitive, dative), three genders (masculine, feminine, neuter), two numbers (singular, plural), and strong and weak verbs. German derives the majority of its vocabulary from the ancient Germanic branch of the Indo-European language family. A portion of German words are derived from Latin and Greek, and fewer are borrowed from French and Modern English. With slightly different standardized variants (German, Austrian and Swiss Standard German), German is a pluricentric language. Like English, German is also notable for its broad spectrum of dialects, with many unique varieties existing in Europe and also other parts of the world. Due to the limited intelligibility between certain varieties and Standard German, as well as the lack of an undisputed, scientific difference between a "dialect" and a "language", some German varieties or dialect groups (e.g. Low German or Plautdietsch) are alternatively referred to as "languages" and "dialects".
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