Practical guide to good practice, A : managing environmental and social issues in the accommodations
This guide to good practice in managing environmental and social issues in the accommodations sector was produced by the Tour Operators Initiative for Sustainable Tourism Development (TOI). It "provides an overview of ten key environmental and social issues that are critical to the long-term success of the accommodations sector", including examples of what hotels are doing around the world. Links to further information are provided throughout. The 28 page guide can be downloaded as a PDF file i
Timer+ App for iOS
'Set multiple timers at once! Time by the second, minute or hour. Runs in the background so you’re free to use other apps. Comes with 7 alarms.Downloaded over 3 million times! Get the humble little app that’s repeatedly rated 5-stars by users.Create, label and reuse timers for anything – yoga stretches, timed quizzes, cooking rice, napping, therapeutic treatments or remembering to take your pills.Perfect for busy people, multi-taskers and forgetful folks.'
HST.508 Genomics and Computational Biology (MIT)
This course will assess the relationships among sequence, structure, and function in complex biological networks as well as progress in realistic modeling of quantitative, comprehensive, functional genomics analyses. Exercises will include algorithmic, statistical, database, and simulation approaches and practical applications to medicine, biotechnology, drug discovery, and genetic engineering. Future opportunities and current limitations will be critically addressed. In addition to the regular
15.301 Managerial Psychology Laboratory (MIT)
We function in our personal and professional lives based on knowledge and intuitions. Our intuition that we know a lot is very powerful. But sometimes intuitions are accurate and sometimes they are not; without research, it is hard to tell. This course combines a few different goals: develop a critical eye for making inferences from data; be able to carry out simple data analysis; learn about managerial psychology; develop interesting new questions about managerial psychology and test these ques
Herds, Packs, and Gaggles
Join Doc Sanders in Ohio as he examines the special relationships people have with animals on the farm. Whether it's milk, meat, or a Christmas sweater, these animals provide us with the essentials. The video shows sheep shearing and the spinning of wool, unusual farm animals like lama and alpaca, the raising of livestock like baby pigs, and the encouragement of programs like 4-H. Run time 06:50.
An optimization method of the facility location by genetic algorithm
In planning of community-facilities, it is important to decide the facility location to provide the effective service for residents. The behavior of residents using the facility and the evaluation methods of the location have been studied. But, finding the optimum location is very hard in actual planning because the volume of calculation depends on the number of feasible locating points of facilities. To conquer the difficulty of searching the optimum location, we propose an optimization method
Knowledge-based Stair Design
The application of computer--based technique to support architectural design has often concentrated on matters of representation. Typically, this means computer-aided drafting, and less frequently, computer-aided modeling and visualization. The promise of new computer-based tools to support the process of design has thus far failed to produce any significant tool that has had a widespread impact on the architectural profession. Most developments remain in university based research labs where the
Learning and Contamination in Virtual Worlds
The most recent advances of artificial life scientific research are opening up a new frontier: the creation of simulated life environments populated by autonomous agents. In these environments artificial beings can interact, reproduce and evolve [4, 6, 15], and can be seen as laboratories whereto explore the emergence of social behaviors like competition, cooperation, relationships and communication [5, 7] . It is still not possible to approach a reasonable simulation of the incredible complexit
Text and quicktime tutorials on how to do and use dilutions, including calculations, serial dilutions, how to make solutions, and sample problems.
I-CAMP 2014 - Student Talks, II
By: icamvid Student Talks, II: @00:00 - Quantum Coherence and Energy Transfer in Photosynthesis, Adriana Marais, University of KwaZulu-Natal; @18:48 - Method for Measuring Intralayer Interactions in Smectic Liquid Crystals, Maja Poklinek Čančula, University of Ljublijana; @31:45 - Dynamics in Polymeric Soft Systems: Creation of Oscillating Sufaces Topographies, Anne Helene Gelebart, Eindhoven University of Technology; @42:46 - Wave Propagation in Expanding Cell Layers, Kazage J. C. Utu
Terry Hodgkinson Inaugural Lecture
Terry has led the Regional Development Agency, Yorkshire Forward, as its Chair for seven years, overseeing the Agency in growing the economy of the Yorkshire and Humber region. He was honoured in the Queen’s Birthday Honours 2010 with the award of a CBE for services to business and regeneration and was recently appointed as a Deputy Lieutenant for West Yorkshire. He has recently launched his new business, entitled ‘Inspiration for Industry Education and Regeneration’. He holds a Visiting P
Digital ?serial vision? - new approach in urban composition teaching
The paper discusses the following problem: How can digital technology are integrated with urban composition teaching to provide a better understanding of the aesthetical and emotional aspects of the city? It argues for the current need for an integration of computer modelling and the approaches developed form the work of K. Lynch, G. Cullen, R. Krier, F. Ching. The paper is based on the experience in design studio teaching and an experiment completed with students. The exercise shows the student
Virtual Maths Data Handling - Light Survey, Worksheet for Bigger Room
Light Intensity Survey worksheet, activity including resources, for bigger room
International Classification of Function, Disability and Health
This package was originally designed for undergraduates in Medicine at the University of Nottingham. It will also be useful to students in nursing, allied health professions and pharmacy. Practitioners in these fields, who are new to the ICF, will also find it a useful introduction. It describes the International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health (ICF), a classification system published by the World Health Organisation to describe health status. This system is widely used
Chaplin A Dogs Life (2:27)
A short fiction film I shot on super 8mm for a film class. The story is a tad brief in places, I had light meter problems at one point and some of the footage didn't turn out, so I had to rewrite some things. This is a modern day production in the slilent film genre.
A Night in the Show (1915)
A very old short silent film starring Charlie Chaplin. No music accompagniment.
DW GRIFFITH AS IT IS IN LIFE 1910 SILENT MARY PICKFORD 1911
Despite the overwhelming importance of D.W. Griffith to the development of cinema art; his name, his work and the work of those who helped him create his moving pictures have become a generally unknown commodity amongst the American public. (12:18)
Towards a Sustainable Inter-Institutional Collaborative Framework for Open Educational Resources Despite the potential benefits of a collaborative approach to OER production, sharing and distribution, little research has been directed to it. Furthermore, collaboration is not a panacea to the complex OER agenda, which is not limited to int
Despite the potential benefits of a collaborative approach to OER production, sharing and distribution, little research has been directed to it. Furthermore, collaboration is not a panacea to the complex OER agenda, which is not limited to int
In this short cartoon clip from "WordWorld", the WordFriends use the letters R, U, and G, to build the word "rug." After the word is built, it transforms into a rug made of the letters used. (:52)