Computers in Building: Proceedings of the CAADfutures '99 Conference
This is the eight CAADfutures Conference. Each of these bi-annual conferences identifies the state of the art in computer application in architecture. Together, the series provides a good record of the evolving state of research in this area over the last fourteen years. Early conferences, for example, addressed project work, either for real construction or done in academic studios, that approached the teaching or use of CAD tools in innovative ways. By the early 1990s, such project-based exampl
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The representation of type in grammatical design
Grammatical design is useful for the generation of a set of related designs. The concept of type aids designers in generating designs with a specified structure. However, existing studies in grammar are ambiguous in their definition of type in the language of designs generated by a grammar. Extending our previous study of defining style in grammar, this paper provides a formal definition of the concept of type in the language of designs generated by a grammar. This is done with the help of a des
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Bill Richmond, Tom Molineaux Black Boxers in london 1810
Bill Richmond was a black man who ran his own business in 1800's London. A champion boxer he took on white boxer Tom Cribb, who was younger and heavier in a national title fight in 1805. He lost the fight but used his earnings to set up a pub and boxing academy where he trained the likes of Lord Byron. In 1810 he met African-American Tom Molineaux, who was a plantation boxer from the the Southern USA. Tom was younger and bigger and Bill trained him to take on Tom Cribb in another title fight in
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The Purim Slideshow
Experience the entire story of Purim in this interactive
narrated slideshow that takes you through the story as it is written in the
Megillah. The presentation is a slide show and each slide needs to be clicked on as needed. A good overview, but teachers need to review it for age level appropriate material

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Summary Review of Number Talks--(Mental Math Reasoning)
This short video gives an excellent summary of the Number Talks Mental Math Reasoning program. The speaker goes over the main components of this program which includes: classroom environment, class discussion, teacher's role, rule of mental math, and purposeful computation problems. This is a great resource to teach real world math strategies. (6:02)
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Interview Bloopers #5: "Multitasking"
Sometimes, truth is stranger than fiction: this series is based on actual responses given during real interviews. Don't make the same mistakes! Check out the many resources available to you through Career Services at http://www.career.arizona.edu/Students/interviewguide.
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UO Today #582 Fredrik Logevall
Fredrik Logevall, a UO alumnus and professor of History at Cornell University, talks about his Pulitzer Prize-winning book Embers of War: The Fall of an Empire and the Making of America’s Vietnam. Logevall gave a talk titled “The Meaning of the Vietnam War” on May 14, 2014 as a guest of the Wayne Morse Center [...]
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The Aztecs
This video highlights the outcomes of the Spanish invasion of the Aztecs. The Spanish received goods such as corn, chocolate, and vanilla. They also could learn to build complex suspension bridges and marveled over the pyramids. The Aztecs were introduced to horses, cannons, steal weapons, and a number of deadly diseases that wiped out half of their population. (1:20)
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La maladie de Chagas, un cas typique de maladie vectorielle, ravage tout le continent sud-américain. Refusant de s'en tenir à une approche uniquement biomédicale, une équipe de recherche pluridisciplinaire a mis en place une méthode globale d'étude de cette maladie. Il s'agit pour elle de répertorier et d'évaluer l'importance de tous les paramètres intervenant dans le processus de l'infection pour définir la physionomie des espaces à risques et comprendre les conditions dans lesq
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Could supersymmetry explain everything?
Read more: http://www.newscientist.com/blogs/nstv/2011/12/macgregor-campbell-contributorwe-can-explain.html
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Island of the Little
In this video segment from Cyberchase, the CyberSquad needs to build a boat for Widgit that is twice the size of a boat that belongs to Hank. The CyberSquad finds the correct measurements for the boat by using Hank’s belt as a measuring tool. (48sec)
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Pompeii, Italy: Window on Ancient Roman Life
This video clip contains information on one of Italy’s most thriving ancient cities. Pompeii was home to thousands of people until life stopped in 79 A.D. Around this time Mt. Vesuvius erupted and completely buried the city. Today, excavations of this once booming city offer one of the best looks of what ancient Roman lifestyles were like. (4:39)
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Warren G. Harding's Presidency
In this video clip learn more about Warren G. Harding, the 29th president of the United States and find out why many Americans thought that he wasn't fit to be president. (1:51
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Black Googler Network & @Google present: Baratunde Thurston, "How to Be Black"
The Black Googler Network hosted Baratunde Thurston, Digital Editor of The Onion, Co-Founder of Jack & Jill Politics, and author of the recently released "How to Be Black", for an entertaining talk on culture, politics, and technology.
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'The Shape of a Girl' comes to MSU's Wharton Center
This November, the Wharton Center will be hosting "The Shape of a Girl," a one woman show based on the true story of extreme bullying. To read more, go to http://msutoday.msu.edu/news/2013/one-woman-show-coming-to-wharton/
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Ian Graham, explorer
As an explorer, archaeologist, draftsman and photographer, Graham has devoted his life to making the ancient comprehensible.
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The Largest Flower in the World; Titan Arum
In this video, suitable for all grades, David Attenborough looks at one of the largest flowering plant in the world, if not THE largest flowering plant. Wouldn't you think a plant this large would emit a wonderful fragrance? It is sometimes called a Corpse Flower because the smell is that of a rotting corpse.
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