O_1:// the hypertextu(r)al matrix
Founded in 1995 LAB[au], laboratory for architecture and urbanism, links theoretic research LAB[a+u] to concrete works of conception and realisations LA.BAU. LAB[au] elaborates a ?hyperdesign? investigating the implications of new technologies of communication and computation in spatiotemporal and social processes and their forms of representation as architecture and urbanism. The transposition of the hypertext model to architectural and urban concepts question the mutation of the spatial and se
Crossing the Bay of Bengal
http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674724839 The Indian Ocean was global long before the Atlantic, and the Bay of Bengal served for centuries as a maritime highway between India and China and as a battleground for European empires, all while being shaped by monsoons and human migration. Today the countries bordering the Bay of Bengal--India, Bangladesh, Burma, Sri Lanka, Thailand, and Malaysia--are home to one in four people on Earth. In CROSSING THE BAY OF BENGAL, Sunil Amrith plac
Putting gender on the G20 agenda
In this video, experts from around the world discuss why the G20 needs to urgently make gender one of its key priorities and how more women can be brought to the table at key international meetings. Diplomatic representatives, academics and business leaders from across the globe have wound up a day of discussion on gender equality issues at ANU, ahead of the 2014 G20 Leaders’ Summit in Brisbane. The forum, the first of its kind to focus on questions of gender equality relating to the G20, wa
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Orgo: Terpenes and Terpenoids App for Android
'Learn about organic chemistry: terpenes and terpenoids!Orgo: Terpenes and Terpenoids is a fully-featured flash card app.Perfect for doctors, nurses, paramedics, medical students or anyone interested in medicine!'This app costs $2.99
This video begins by showing many different students stating many excuses for not practicing their sports, etc. Then the athletes go on to explain why none of the previous reasons are valid because they all have the common goal to succeed and the desire to prove themselves. ( 2:16)
Agrarian revolution in Central America : a comparison of Nicaragua and Honduras using Jeffery Paige'
ABSTRACT In 1979 Nicaragua, under the Sandinistas, experienced a genuine, socialist, full scale, agrarian revolution. This thesis examines whether Jeffery Paige's theory of agrarian revolutions would have been successful in predicting this revolution and ln predicting non-revolution in the neighboring country of Honduras. The thesis begins by setting Paige's theory in the tradition of radical theories of revolution. It then derives four propositions from Paige's theory which suggest the patterns
21L.470 Eighteenth-Century Literature: Versions of the Self in 18th-C Britain (MIT)
When John Locke declared (in the 1690 Essay Concerning Human Understanding) that knowledge was derived solely from experience, he raised the possibility that human understanding and identity were not the products of God's will or of immutable laws of nature so much as of one's personal history and background. If on the one hand Locke's theory led some to pronounce that individuals could determine the course of their own lives, however, the idea that we are the products of our experience just as
Racing With the Sun
The University of Michigan Solar Car Team competes in the World Solar Challenge in Australia. The all-student team designs and builds new vehicles every 2 years - not to mention handling every aspect of fundraising, logistics, travel, etcetera, etcetera.
After the wall
This website provides access to information on the 'interdisciplinary research network which has been set up in order to examine the ways in which the East German past has been and is being reconstructed and represented since the demise of the German Democratic Republic (GDR)'. The project centres around a number of events taking place in 2009 and 2010 in order to remember the GDR, and to develop our understanding of how East German history, society, culture and politics fit into place in
8th Annual URI Distinguished Achievement Awards - Highlights
The Distinguished Achievement Awards honor those who personify URI's tradition of excellence in achievement, leadership, and service. www.advance.uri.edu/programming/daa/2013/
1.63 Advanced Fluid Dynamics of the Environment (MIT)
Designed to familiarize students with theories and analytical tools useful for studying research literature, this course is a survey of fluid mechanical problems in the water environment. Because of the inherent nonlinearities in the governing equations, we shall emphasize the art of making analytical approximations not only for facilitating calculations but also for gaining deeper physical insight. The importance of scales will be discussed throughout the course in lectures and homeworks. Mathe
Guide to the Records of the Pittsburgh Board of Registration Committee 1906-1936
This collection consists of several volumes of voter registration information for the many different wards of Pittsburgh as well as two volumes of minutes taken at meetings and one scrapbook.
6.370 The Battlecode Programming Competition (MIT)
This course is conducted as an artificial intelligence programming contest in Java. Students work in teams to program virtual robots to play Battlecode, a real-time strategy game. Optional lectures are provided on topics and programming practices relevant to the game, and students learn and improve their programming skills experientially. The competition culminates in a live Battlecode tournament. This course is offered during the Independent Activities Period (IAP), which is a special 4-week te
The Atelier Cézanne is the original studio of the artist Paul Cézanne, located in Aix-en-Provence, France, where the artist was born. The studio has been preserved for visitors and turned into a small museum where a range of facilities are offered, such as an audio-visual room, temporary exhibitions and a library-shop. The website has photos of the studio and details for visits. However, it has extra educational information which may be useful for students. This includes a biography of Paul
The Large Intestine
This short video shows the stage in digestion where the large intestine works. It explains that during digestion water is reabsorbed into the large intestine.
Environmental Film Series
Environmental Studies Director, Dr. Ann Fisher-Wirth has teamed with Dr. Andy Harper, Media & Documentary Projects Director, on an Environmental Film Series aimed to open students to a discussion about environmental issues the world is dealing with today. The series will also offer a lecture by the internationally acclaimed environmental activist, biologist and author Sandra Steingraber. Video by Mary Stanton.
21L.003-2 Reading Fiction (MIT)
Reading Fiction is designed to sharpen your skills as a critical reader. As we explore both short stories and novels focusing on the theme of "the city in literature," we will learn about the various elements that shape the way we read texts - structure, narrative voice, character development, novelistic experimentation, historical and political contexts and reader response.
Architecture - Open Day Information Session
An Open Day presentation on RMIT’s Architecture programs, August 2008.