10 Summing up
Patterns occur everywhere in art, nature, science and especially mathematics. Being able to recognise, describe and use these patterns is an important skill that helps you to tackle a wide variety of different problems. This unit explores some of these patterns ranging from ancient number patterns to the latest mathematical research.
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The Authors@Google program welcomed Albert László Barabási to Google's New York office to discuss his book, "BURSTS: The Hidden Pattern Behind Everything We Do" "In BURSTS (April 2010), Barabasi, Director of the Center for Network Science at Northeastern University, shatters one of the most fundamental assumptions in modern science and technology regarding human behavior. Barabasi argues that, rather than being random, humans actually act in predictable patterns. We go along for long peri
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6.1 Direct proportion
Patterns occur everywhere in art, nature, science and especially mathematics. Being able to recognise, describe and use these patterns is an important skill that helps you to tackle a wide variety of different problems. This unit explores some of these patterns ranging from ancient number patterns to the latest mathematical research.
Author(s): The Open University

5.2 Doing and undoing
Patterns occur everywhere in art, nature, science and especially mathematics. Being able to recognise, describe and use these patterns is an important skill that helps you to tackle a wide variety of different problems. This unit explores some of these patterns ranging from ancient number patterns to the latest mathematical research.
Author(s): The Open University

Crowds and Clouds: Data, Sheep, and Collaboration in the Works of Aaron Koblin
Where others see just data points and fodder for bar graphs, Aaron Koblin visualizes dynamic systems where information assumes forms both abstract and familiar. In this talk, Koblin shares recent projects that meld statistical science and art to convey a really big picture, while often inviting the viewer to partake in a more perso
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As we have seen, scansion is the act of mapping out stress patterns in order to ascertain the metre (rhythm). In the accentual-syllabic system, the dominant tradition in English, both accents (stresses) and syllables are measured and counted. In accentual metre, the stresses are counted and the syllables can vary. In syllabic metre, the syllables are counted, while the stresses can vary.

Here is pentameter, the line of f
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HST.725 Music Perception and Cognition (MIT)
This course is a survey of perceptual and cognitive aspects of the psychology of music, with special emphasis on underlying neuronal and neurocomputational representations and mechanisms. Basic perceptual dimensions of hearing (pitch, timbre, consonance/roughness, loudness, auditory grouping) form salient qualities, contrasts, patterns and streams that are used in music to convey melody, harmony, rhythm and separate voices. Perceptual, cognitive, and neurophysiological aspects of the temporal di
Author(s): Peter Cariani

Writing is a perceptual art, one in which images are created via language in order for the reader to make meaning. It is therefore imperative that the writer's powers of perception are alert. Writing is a process of becoming aware, of opening the senses to ways of grasping the world, ways that may previously have been blocked. Often we take the world around us for granted, we are so immersed in habit. All of our lives contain relative degrees of routine. We go to sleep, we eat, we go to work.
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The model of the industry life cycle represents an industry as if it were a biological organism going through the stages of birth, growth, maturity and decline. This helps us to understand how a particular firm can become the ‘leader of the pack’ through innovation. In Section 2 it was explained that an economic model is a deliberate simplification of the world, which helps to provide a systematic way of thinking about causa
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This section will explore the interaction of technology and costs with market demand in shaping industrial structure throughout the industry life cycle. Many industries begin as a numerous and turbulent group of firms jostling for position, experimenting with new and idiosyncratic products, and turn into a much smaller, more stable number of firms, making standardised products by routine methods. In this section we add a rather different view of firms to that developed in Author(s): No creator set

Chain Mail
This learning project is about chain mail. It is also called chain maille. We can do armor and jewelry with chain mail. The two have many things in common, such as how to make ring, how to close them, and some assembly patterns. The difference is in the material used, the size and gauge of the ring, and shape that is built with the ring.
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Where Good Ideas Come From
Steven Johnson has spent twenty years immersed in creative industries, was active at the dawn of the internet and has a unique perspective that draws on his fluency in fields ranging from neurobiology to new media. In his new book, he identifies the key principles to the genesis of great ideas, from the cultivation of hunches to the importance of connectivity and how best to make use of new technologies. By recognising where and how patterns of creativity occur – whether within a school, a sof
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Nutrition and Medicine
Only 25% of US medical schools have a required nutrition course. Tufts provides such a course with 25 hours of instruction as lectures and small group activities. The course spans the theoretical to the clinical aspects of nutrition. The student learns to obtain information and knowledge, develop the ability to interpret and evaluate current nutrition research, and develop critical thinking skills on the use of nutrition in medical care. Small group assignments include: making a personal dietary
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La trobe journal
The 'La Trobe Journal' is a scholarly journal published by the State Library of Victoria Foundation, in Australia, since 1968. It contains articles written by scholars who use the resources and collections of the State Library. Over 80 issues are freely available online in full-text form, dating from 1968 until 2006. Some issues are themed. Example article titles from the most recent issues include: 'Australian Children's Literature: an Overview'; 'The ABC of Horn-Books'; 'Helmut Newton's Austr
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Weavolution : a gathering place for handweavers
This is the website of weavolution, an online social network for hand weavers. The website was launched in June 2009 and its currently on its beta format. The aim of the network is to bring together hand weavers from around the world, whether professionals or people doing it as a hobby, so they can meet, discuss and participate in moderated groups and forums and provide a one-stop resource. Members can post photographs and descriptions of their projects, looms, yarns, books and accessories. Sect
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Fashion; or, life in New York. A comedy in five acts
This website contains a scanned copy of the comedy play Fashion; or, Life in New York. A Comedy, in Five Acts by Anna Cora Mowatt. The scanned copy is from the Walton and Mitchell edition which was published in London in 1850. Mowatt was a nineteenth century American author, public reader, playwright and actress. The play fashion is her best known work. The play was first produced at the Park Theatre, New York, in March, 1845. The play was intended as a good-natured satire upon some of
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WHO model formulary for children
Published in June 2010 by the World Health Organization (WHO) the WHO Model Formulary for Children provides guidance on how to use more than 240 essential medicines for treating illness and disease in children from 0 to 12 years of age. This 528 page document has 29 sections covering topics such as anaesthetics and analgesia, antiallergics, cardiovascular medicines, anti-infective medicines, diuretics, diagnostic agents, hormones, endocrine medicines, contraceptives, blood products, plasma s
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Weekly news
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Olivetti Desk Calculator
'Divisumma' 18 desk calculator in yellow plastic housing. 'Nipple' type raised keys and clear plastic covered display area. Portable, battery/mains. Maker: Olivetti. Date: 1973 (circa) - from the The Betty Smithers Design Collection at Staffordshire University.
Author(s): The Betty Smithers Design Collection at Staffordsh

Nottingham U-Now
University of Nottingham. Mechanical, Materials and Manufacturing Engineering
Author(s): University of Nottingham