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Danielle M. Dick – Translating Genetics Into Prevention/Intervention – DNA Day 2016

DANIELLE M DICK: Thank you for inviting me to be part of this day. And thanks to all of you who are spending your Saturday here hanging out with us. And in this last talk of this morning– in some ways it follows perfectly from the previous talks because what I do is I work […]

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Computer Science – Brian Kernighan on successful language design

>>DFB: The theme of today’s talk is “How to succeed in language design without really trying” So could you please welcome back Brian Kernighan. [applause]>>BWK: Thanks Dave. Thank you very much for that kind introduction. It’s a real pleasure to be back at Nottingham and to see the new buildings, as opposed to the old […]

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noam chomsky on universal grammar and the genetics of language with captioning

the first question mister Chomsky comes from Chris Christoph Gudrow how have your ideas on universal grammar changed over the years are you more or less convinced to the theory now then you were initially ok well there’s there’s a lot of confusion about the notion universal grammar you never universal grammar had a traditional […]

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ClimateTalk: Science and Solutions | Susan Joy Hassol | TEDxUMontana

[whooshing sound] [dramatic music] [applause] Climate change is a serious challenge, but it’s not insurmountable. We’re stymied in getting to the solutions because of an underlying challenge, a communication failure rooted in language and ideology. Some aspects of this failure are inadvertent and innocent, like how some scientists communicate. Others are intentional and insidious, like […]

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