4.123 Architectural Design, Level I: Perceptions and Processes (MIT)
This studio explores the notion of in-between by engaging several relationships; the relationship between intervention and perception, between representation and notation and between the fixed and the temporal. In the Exactitude in Science, Jorge Luis Borges tells the perverse tale of the one to one scale map, where the desire for precision and power leads to the escalating production of larger and more accurate maps of the territory. For Jean Baudrillard, "The territory no longer precedes the m
UA Celebrates the Year of the Horse with Festival
To ring in the Chinese new year and celebrate the year of the horse, the Confucius Center at the University of Arizona co-hosted a festival at Centennial Hall. Performances at the Chinese New Year Festival included traditional and contemporary dance, martial arts displays, children's choirs and music by the Purple Bamboo Ensemble, the performing group of the UA Asian Music Club.
Celebrating the international student experience
A selection of photographs taken by The University of Nottingham's international students while enjoying their time in the UK. Some of these are from excursions organised by the International Office and others are from students' own travel and recreation around Nottingham and elsewhere in the the UK. Further details about the support available to international students, including our excursions and events, can be found on our support services webpages. http://www.nottingham.ac.uk/International
Improving Basic Services for the Bottom Forty Percent: lessons from Ethiopia [Audio]
Speaker(s): Dr Qaiser Khan, Marta Foresti, Peter Hawkins | Dr Qaiser Khan will be joined by a panel to discuss Improving Basic Services for the Bottom Forty Percent: Lessons from Ethiopia, which examines Ethiopia's model in delivering basic services and why it appears to be succeeding. Qaiser Khan is a lead economist and program leader at the World Bank and the co-author of Improving Basic Services for the Bottom Forty Percent: Lessons from Ethiopia. Marta Foresti is Director of Politics and Gov
396 GG Tenterhooks or Tenderhooks?
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Voronoi diagram Voro [Schemata]: Application of interactive weighted voronoi diagrams as an alternat
This paper explores the application of Interactive Weighted Voronoi diagrams in business park master plans through site specific testing, derivation of zoning parameters and creation of an applet.
Hybrid Art > Synthesized Architecture
This paper investigates possible intersections between some contemporary artistic modalities and architectural practice. At first, it describes and discusses different uses of art in architectural history. Through the analyzes of Le Corbusier?s artistic and architectural practices, it observes the limits of looking at art as only ?inspiration? for architectural form and points to the necessity of surpassing this formal approach. More than bringing pictorial ?inspiration?, art, as a experimental
Exploraci?n de relaciones entre analog?as y bocetos durante la generaci?n de ideas en dise?o industr
An exploration on the analogy-based idea generation process in industrial design is reported. In particular we try to identify relationships between the sketching process and the analogy building in order to elicit requirements for a supporting software. We use concurrent think aloud protocols to obtain experimental data and an extension of a proved content oriented schema to analyze them. Statistical analysis on segments containing .analogical chains. found relations between analogical and desi
Blackwater CEO Erik Prince has been on the PR offensive this week, appearing on television to answer questions about his security firm Blackwater and its involvement in the shooting deaths of Iraqi civilians. Why is the press buying it? Bill Moyers interviews journalist Jeremy Scahill to help separate the spin from the reality. Scahill is an award-winning investigative journalist and the author of the bestselling book, Blackwater: The Rise of the World's Most Powerful Mercenary Army.
Learn German furniture terms in this video. You will hear the word for the furniture in German and see the German words on the screen and then the words in English will appear on the screen. This is great for beginning language learners.
Work and Energy (Part 2)
More on work and introduction to Kinetic and Potential Energies. This video, which is suitable for high school students, starts with a black screen because the instructor, in his conversational tone, uses it as a 'chalkboard.' Instructor uses different colors for clarification. Run time 09:15.
Space Station Live: Earth Observation From Space
Space Station Live commentator Kyle Herring interviews Dr. William Stefanov from the Earth Science & Remote Sensing Unit at Johnson Space Center about Earth Observations from space and methods of doing so such as via handheld photography and I-SERV, the ISS Environmental Research and Visualization System. This interview aired during Space Station Live on Earth Day, April 22, 2014.
What Causes Lightning?
As clouds get bigger with the continuous rising of air, they interact with particles of ice and dirt to create a buildup of static electricity. Learn about the interaction of electrical charges in a cloud with charges on the ground with help from a meteorologist in this video on understanding weather. (01:58)
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How Can I Tell How Far Away a Lightning Strike Hit?
In order to determine how far away a lightning strike hit, count the time that occurs between the lightning flash and the clap of thunder. Discover how a five-second differential means a lightning strike is about one mile away with help from a meteorologist in this video on understanding weather. (01:10)
Read more: How Can I Tell How Far Away a Lightning Strike Hit?: Weather & Meteorology | eHow.com http://www.ehow.com/video_4872175_can-away-lightning-strike-hit_.html#ixzz1D8lU1
Mark Cross on Foley Sound Recording
Learn more about Mark's online course at: http://bit.ly/yPy4uB Mark Cross is a successful producer, composer, and mixer with an extensive discography in both film and television that spans over two decades. He currently composes for the NBC prime-time hit show Last Comic Standing, and contributes additional music to the Fox prime-time hit series American Idol, HBO's Curb Your Enthusiasm, Kathy Griffin's My Life on the D List (on Bravo), and Denise Richards's It's Complicated (on E!).
Space Station Live: X-Hab Academic Innovation Challenge
Space Station Live commentator Amiko Kauderer interviews Lora Bailey, the Exploration Augmentation Module Project Manager regarding the X-Hab Academic Innovation Challenge. The competition is a university-level challenge, intended to link with senior- and graduate-level design curricula that emphasize hands-on design, research, development, and manufacture of functional prototypical subsystems that enable functionality for space habitats and deep space exploration missions. This interview aired
Learn to glow
Create a co-operative environment within your organisation and you will radiate energy, innovation and success, says Lynda Gratton, Professor of Management Practice
Precieuse: A Refugee's Story
This video is an animated biographical story created by the children of the Three2Six school at Sacred Heart College. The story is the tale of an imaginary character named Precieuse and her story of what it is like being a refugee. (6:52)
18.996 Topics in Theoretical Computer Science : Internet Research Problems (MIT)
We will discuss numerous research problems that are related to the internet. Sample topics include: routing algorithms such as BGP, communication protocols such as TCP, algorithms for intelligently selecting a resource in the face of uncertainty, bandwidth sensing tools, load balancing algorithms, streaming protocols, determining the structure of the internet, cost optimization, DNS-related problems, visualization, and large-scale data processing. The seminar is intended for students who are rea
Engaging students, engaging industry and engaging enterprise
This reflective case study and poster relates to a specific event staged by students and examines the phases and critical points within the whole process. It identifies some key learning outcomes for all involved