Automated Architecture: Why CAD, Parametrics and Fabrication are Really old News
Automation is transforming a significant number of industries today. This paper discusses how the Design and Construction industry is also entering into a new era of automation. In the paper I observe that designers are automating by using parametric tools (BIM, scripting, etc.) while contractors are moving into pre-fabrication and modularization. Both conceptualizations are incomplete. The paper presents how we are in the first steps of creating learning algorithms that develop specific intell
Processos de Projeto Cibersemi?ticos: Procedimentos de Observa??o, Representa??o e Performance Aplic
The abstract presented here is part of a PhD research in progress, currently developed at USP - University of S?o Paulo, with the Nomads.usp research group, under the guidance of Professor Anja Pratschke. This research starts from the assumption that Cybersemiotics, initially defined by the Philosopher and Information Scientist Dr. S?ren Brier - and therefore gathers concepts of Second Order Cybernetics and Semiotics of Charles Sanders Peirce - while meta-theory designed and developed to promote
The Art of Computer Graphics Programming: Translating Pioneer Programs
Considering the importance of the use of programming languages for teaching computational design to architects, this paper proposes the translation of computer programs from a pioneer work in this field into a more contemporary programming language. The book The Art of Computer Graphics Programming: A Structured Introduction for Architects and Designers was published in 1987 by William J. Mitchell, Robin Ligget and Thomas Kvan, and remains an important reference for architects. The original Pasc
Reconfiguring Architectural Space using Generative Design and Digital Fabrication: A Project Based C
This paper discusses a course that addresses the integration between generative design and digital fabrication in the context of reconfiguring architectural space. The objective of the course, offered for 3rd year architecture students at the Department of Architecture, Ain Shams University, Egypt, was to design and fabricate interior design elements to be installed within the department lobby. Students worked in digital and physical environments to develop 8 group projects that featured concept
Recreation and Park Administration at Illinois State
A Bachelor's of Science degree in Recreation and Park Administration provides graduates options to pursue a variety of careers in recreation management and therapeutic recreation. Learn more: http://kinrec.illinoisstate.edu/rec_park_admin/
Physical Education Teacher Education at Illinois State
The Physical Education Teacher Education (PETE) program at Illinois State has a longstanding history of preparing outstanding educators for our K-12 schools. Learn more: http://kinrec.illinoisstate.edu/teacher_ed/
Getting Started with Unit Testing Part 2 | Visual Studio Toolbox This is another in Robert's Getting Started series, where he provides an introduction to a topic that everyone knows about but not everyone is actually doing (or doing enough of). In part 1 of this 3 part series, Robert showed how to get started with unit testing in Visual Studio. In this episode, he shows how to write unit tests that test the UI interactions in a XAML application.
This is another in Robert's Getting Started series, where he provides an introduction to a topic that everyone knows about but not everyone is actually doing (or doing enough of). In part 1 of this 3 part series, Robert showed how to get started with unit testing in Visual Studio. In this episode, he shows how to write unit tests that test the UI interactions in a XAML application.
Calvert County Business of the Year: Marrick Properties
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Internships in China for Australian students
http://austern.com.au/ For university students, getting the right internship that helps you stand out from the crowd is more important than ever, such is the competitiveness of the Asia Pacific region. Austern International provides internships in China, combining language and cultural courses at Liaoning University with placements at top multinational firms like KPMG and local Chinese businesses. __________________________ Austern International is another UNSW Australia start-up story. - M
2014 SCA Lobby Day Panel Discussion with Robyn Blumner
Richard Dawkins Foundation's Executive Director, Robyn Blumner, moderates a panel discussion with Angela Ledford Anderson, director of the UCS Climate and Energy Program, Erin Heath, Associate Director of the AAAS Office of Government Relations, and Mercedes Gore from the New York Academy of Sciences for the 2014 SCA Lobby Day, in Washington DC. Video/Editing by Alan Howell © 2014, Star Path Images
The Earlier, the Better: Panel Discussion on Dementia
GRCC Older Learner Center in partnership with the Area Agency on Aging presents this panel discussion on how to support individuals with dementia.
Bryce Falk (UC Davis)
Criniviruses have the most complex genomes and virions of +sense ssRNA plant viruses
14.72 Capitalism and Its Critics (MIT)
This course addresses the evolution of the modern capitalist economy and evaluates its current structure and performance. Various paradigms of economics are contrasted and compared (neoclassical, Marxist, socioeconomic, and neocorporate) in order to understand how modern capitalism has been shaped and how it functions in today's economy. The course stresses general analytic reasoning and problem formulation rather than specific analytic techniques. Readings include classics in economic thought a
21M.355 Musical Improvisation (MIT)
In this course, students study concepts and practice techniques of improvisation in solo and ensemble contexts. The course examines relationships between improvisation, composition, and performance based in traditional and experimental approaches. Hands-on music making will be complemented by discussion of the aesthetics of improvisation. Weekly lab sessions support work on musical technique. Guest artist / lecturers will engage students through mini-residencies in jazz with film, Indian music,
Math Shorts Episode 20 - Solutions to Linear Equations
This animated "Math Shorts" illustrates linear equations in one variable with one solution, infinitely many solutions, or no solutions. This video was made for the PBS LearningMedia library, thanks to a generous grant from the Corporation for Public Broadcasting. It was produced in collaboration with Utah Education Network.
Common Core State Standards: CCSS.Math.Content.8.EE.C.7a (Grade 8): Understand that solutions to a system of two linear equations in two variables correspond to
Math Shorts Episode 15 - Applying the Pythagorean Theorem
Learn how using the Pythagorean theorem can help people solve real-world problems involving distances in this Math Shorts video. This video was made for the PBS LearningMedia library, thanks to a generous grant from the Corporation for Public Broadcasting. It was produced in collaboration with Utah Education Network.
Common Core State Standards:
CCSS.Math.Content.8.G.B.8 (Grade 8):
Apply the Pythagorean Theorem to find the distance between two points in a coordinate syst
Examination of the Nervous System (Video tutorial)
Form for OER Reference and Search Request This is an example form for gathering information for instructors or students looking for existing open educational resources for a targeted health topic for a specific audience.
This is an example form for gathering information for instructors or students looking for existing open educational resources for a targeted health topic for a specific audience.