The Semantics of Graphical Input
This paper describes the semantics of action, an approach to describing input devices which allow the full utilization of all useful device characteristics and provides a high degree of hardware device independence. Part one discusses the semantics of graphical input device. The second shows how to create hierarchies of devices which provide a large measure of hardware independence. The third part applies these concepts to some typical problems, to demonstrate their completeness
Ronald DePinho, M.D., on employee expectations
On Thursday, Sept. 1, 2011, Ronald DePinho, M.D., began his presidency of MD Anderson Cancer Center. Here he shares his expectations of MD Anderson employees. DePinho is internationally recognized for basic and translational research in cancer, aging and age-associated degenerative disorders. He's the fourth full-time president of MD Anderson. DePinho succeeds John Mendelsohn, M.D., who remains on MD Anderson faculty, returning to clinical and translational research as co-director of a new In
Landscape Design Tool of Wide Ecological Aspect
The article shows new tool prepared in two Technical Universities in Poland. The packet as a whole, of its current condition, is mainly elaborated by Henryk Andrzejewski at Faculty of Architecture of Wroclaw Technical University. Plant and vegetation units specifier is so far prepared by Krzysztof M. Rostahski and Mirostaw Rogula at Faculty of Architecture of Silesian Technical University. The packet allows to create the new text database of plants and to add the external data to the existing da
Open Classroom - 09/07/2011 #2 Dukakis
The Role of Government in the 21st Century This week: 21st Century Challenges to the Conception of Government with Robert Kuttner as Guest Speaker
Human Behavior: Padlock
Humans need to feel physically safe wherever they are, and especially in their own homes.
Trout stream that runs through a California coastal forest
Streams carry sediment and nutrients from runoff but are sensitive to pollution. Organisms inhabiting streams have adaptations to hold tightly to the substrate, much like in the intertidal zone. Parts of a stream may be shaded from sunlight, limiting photosynthesis.
Tuesday Morning Celebration
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Part 4 -- Art, Life & Politics: Shepard Fairey in Conversation with Mark Sloan
"Art, Life & Politics: Shepard Fairey in Conversation with Mark Sloan" -- Thursday, May 15, 2014 at the Charleston Music Hall -- This lecture was organized in conjunction with the exhibition, The Insistent Image: Recurrent Motifs in the Art of Shepard Fairey and Jasper Johns, on view May 22 -- July 12, 2014. Along with exhibiting his works within the Halsey Institute galleries, Shepard Fairey also created a series of large-scale public murals in locations throughout downtown Charleston, visually
Learning through Enquiry Alliance (LTEA) Conference 2009
Organised by CETL-Applied Undergraduate Research Skills, to be held at University of Reading Reading United Kingdom from 2009-07-14 to 2009-07-15
University of Pennsylvania Convocation 2011
On the evening before the first day of classes, the newest students got a chance to participate in their first University tradition — Convocation, the ceremonial welcome into the Penn academic community. Nearly 2,500 freshman and 129 transfer students attended the ceremony, the first time the Class of 2015 marched as a group. Convocation is considered one bookend of their life at Penn. The class will march together for Hey Day in their junior year, and they will walk together the final time
MSUToday: The mane event at MSU
MSU's Veterinary Teaching Hospital cares for Docha, a 490-pound male lion who has been at the John Ball Zoo in Grand Rapids, Mich., since he was 2 years old. During the past year, Docha has had several seizure-like episodes. After consulting with animal care experts, the staff decided to utilize MSU's large-animal, open-bore MRI, the first ever at an academic institution.
Investors should sell on short-lived rally, says Tarsala
The cross in the 50- and 200-day moving averages on the S&P 500 and a spike in volatility suggest the recent rally in stocks will be short lived, says Reuters Quantitative Analyst Mike Tarsala.
Armed men control airports in Crimea as Ukraine requests UN monitoring
Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe More Breaking News: http://smarturl.it/BreakingNews Feb. 28 - Armed men are on patrol in Crimea, blocking access to one airport and controlling another. Meanwhile, Ukraine's parliament requests monitoring by the United Nations. Nathan Frandino reports. Reuters tells the world's stories like no one else. As the largest international multimedia news provider, Reuters provides coverage around the globe and across topics including business, financial,
The Use of Knowledge in Society [September 1945] What is the problem we wish to solve when we try to construct a rational economic order? On certain familiar assumptions t
What is the problem we wish to solve when we try to construct a rational economic order? On certain familiar assumptions t
Art and science combine in organic sculpture
Five months after installation on the lawn next to Pao Hall, the organic sculpture "Sidewinder" is proving that art and science can, literally, be hybridized to produce innovative growth. Constructed over a 25-day period in March 2011, the 15-foot-high sculpture has become a favorite of the campus community and those who visit. Its curving, curling and twisted shape beckons to visitors, inviting them in to take a walk through the art piece and explore the unique tunnel-like spaces formed by the
Environments and Experiments
Environments are effected by the organisms that live in them. An environment is everything that surrounds and influences an organism. An environmental factor is one part of an environment-it can be living or nonliving.
Expedition Blue Planet- Arava Institute: Water Knows no Borders
A drought in the West Bank is exacerbating the situation in the already conflict-riddled region.A drought in the West Bank is exacerbating the situation in the already conflict-riddled region. As Israelis experience unprecedented water shortages, residential wells in drought-stricken Palestinian regions continue to dry up due to decreased rainfall and Israel’s tightening grip on water use.Parts of major West Bank cities such as Jenin, Hebron, and Bethlehem have experienced a lack of runnin
Alarm grows over euro zone woes
German Chancellor Angela Merkel meets her Finnish couterpart to discuss Greece's second bailout package, while Italian yields soar.