Transforming the Industrial State: The Ultimate Complex System Challenge — Nicholas A. Ashford, Ph About the Presentation The most crucial problem in achieving a more sustainable industrial system is lock-in or path dependency due to (1) the failure to envision, design, and implement policies that achieve co-optimization, or the mutually reinforcing of social goals (economic welfare, environmental quality, and earning capacity), and (2) entrenched economic and political interests that game (and gain from) the present system and advancement of its current trends. It
About the Presentation
The most crucial problem in achieving a more sustainable industrial system is lock-in or path dependency due to (1) the failure to envision, design, and implement policies that achieve co-optimization, or the mutually reinforcing of social goals (economic welfare, environmental quality, and earning capacity), and (2) entrenched economic and political interests that game (and gain from) the present system and advancement of its current trends. It
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News #75 - You’re at the right place, just a new face
Ever feel the need to make a change? We get that feeling too. Look around, something’s different. Can you tell? We’ve redesigned our homepage, our iTunes, Twitter, and Facebook logos. Some wait to make changes after the New Year, we’re starting early. Innovative Language is the modern and practical (also the most fun, easy and [...]
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Open Classroom - 09/07/2011 #2 Dukakis
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For the first time, well-known American author Ernest Hemingway's letters are being published. Volume 1 of The Letters of Ernest Hemingway, which were written between 1907 and 1922, provides a look into his life as a young man. Hear what his son Patrick Hemingway and General Editor Sandra Spanier have to say about the letters, which give some insight into his life and mind.
Article :: Silver Efex Pro 2: Fine-Tuned Black and White Photos
This article is the second of five that focuses on plugins for Photoshop, Lightroom and Aperture. Silver Efex Pro is Nik Software’s answer to a professional Black and White photography workflow, offering a wider range of options for controlling contrast, details, and creative toning than the standard tools offered in Photoshop, Lightroom, or Aperture. Here, Photoshop expert Dan Moughamian, author of Adobe Digital Imaging How-
Duke Chapel Live - 9/11/2011
Duke Chapel Live
We're Getting the Band Back Together
The Expedition 28 crew returned to full strength with the June 9 arrival to the International Space Station of Flight Engineers Mike Fossum, Sergei Volkov and Satoshi Furukawa. They joined Commander Andrey Borisenko, and Flight Engineers Alexander Samokutyaev and Ron Garan.
Doe de klik : Project energiebesparing Registreer je nu op de website www.averbode.be/doedeklik, en download het gratis lesmateriaal per graad bij de 8 maandtips en de klaskalender van het project energiebesparing voor het lager onderwijs …
Registreer je nu op de website www.averbode.be/doedeklik, en download het gratis lesmateriaal per graad bij de 8 maandtips en de klaskalender van het project energiebesparing voor het lager onderwijs …
"Japanese IV, Spring 2009"
"This course covers Japanese: The Spoken Language lessons 17 through 22. It will further develop the four basic skills, speaking, listening, reading and writing, that students have acquired through Japanese I, II and III courses, with emphasis on oral communication skills in various practical situations. Students will learn approximately 100 Kanji characters in this course. Sessions in English cover grammar explanation, socio-cultural information and other important issues for using the language
Science Bulletins: Current research about the natural world
Science Bulletins is a video program that brings you the latest developments in the fields of astrophysics, Earth science, biodiversity and human biology and evolution through documentary feature stories about scientists in the field and regular brief research updates using scientific visualizations and imagery. In the exhibition halls of the American Museum of Natural History and other museums and science centers throughout the world, Science Bulletins presents Astro, Earth, Human, and Bio Bull
Storms, B.A., Prada, M. J., & Donahue, E. N. (September 2011). Advising Doctoral Candidates to Degre
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Multiplying Mixed Numbers
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