Automated Architecture: Why CAD, Parametrics and Fabrication are Really old News
Automation is transforming a significant number of industries today. This paper discusses how the Design and Construction industry is also entering into a new era of automation. In the paper I observe that designers are automating by using parametric tools (BIM, scripting, etc.) while contractors are moving into pre-fabrication and modularization. Both conceptualizations are incomplete. The paper presents how we are in the first steps of creating learning algorithms that develop specific intell
Models of Design Requirement
Case studies show that significant proportions of design errors and failures are linked to poor requirement specification during both early stages of design and as changes occur. Computational requirements engineering as a front-end to design iterations is a promising area addressing theseproblems. In other design disciplines, such as in software engineering, requirement engineering has given significant product improvements. In this paper, we present a state-space representation of requirement
Promo - One Minute Romanian
Hello! My name is Roxana and I'd like to welcome you to One Minute Romanian from the Radio Lingua Network. In this podcast I'm going to be teaching you the basics of Romanian. The great thing about this language course is that you'll be learning all you need to know in just 60 seconds - or thereabouts! Each one minute language lesson will equip you with just enough Romanian to help you get by in lots of situations, either on holiday, or on a business trip to Romania, or just to impress your Roma
"All human beings are born free and equal in dignity and rights." This is what it says in the very first Article of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. The idea of Human Rights is one of the most important fundaments of human co-existence. At the same time human rights are subject to fierce debates and Human Rights violations are common all over the world. But what exactly are Human Rights? Who is responsible for protecting them? And do they really apply to all people? These are the ques
Brain Day 2011: Stimulating the brain with electricity - from electric rays to magnetic coils
Brain Day 2011 is sponsored by the Neurological Foundation of NZ and the University of Otago. As part of Brain Awareness Week, we join this major international effort to communicate the wonders and achievements of brain research. Dr Andrew Clarkson from the Departments of Psychology and Anatomy & Structural Biology speaks on “Understanding how the brain can be repaired after a stroke” Held March 19, 2011.
Martha Leads the Charge
While General George Washington commanded the troops in the field, Martha led the charge at home. Historic Interpreter Lee Ann Rose describes the impact women made during the Revolution.Author(s):
Immortal Bricks and Mortar
Buildings bear silent witness to the history that happens inside them. Conservator Matt Webster makes sure structures live to tell their tales.Author(s):
Earth Month Guests: A Giant Earthquake and Mercury in the Atmosphere
April is Earth Month, and we had many guests here at the museum to present various earth related topics. Dr. Alan Kafka talks about the recent Japan earthquake and earthquakes in general. Then, Dr. Noelle Selin discusses her work on studying mercury in the atmosphere.
John Dias, Artistic Director, Two River Theater Company | 05/11/11
The Two River Theater Company in Red Bank is hot. New artistic director John Dias has moved quickly to bring new artists and new plays to the stage. His 2011-2012 season was just announced, including everything from “Much Ado About Nothing” to the new academic sex comedy “Seven Homeless Mammoths Wander New England” (developed at Two River). Dias talks to Susan Wallner about his almost mystical passion for the theater, and why he thinks New Jersey is on the cutting edge.
Lichens on a burnt tree from a forest
Lichens are not plants, but are a collection of millions of photosynthetic microorganisms and fungi. Lichens grow on rocks and rotting logs and trees. Fungi provide structure and algae provide food for the lichen.
TAO-TRITON Array: Multi-animations of Buoy Locations
This series of animations was developed for a PBS NOVA episode on El Nino-La Nina.
Learn to read and spell through play Games designed by a dyslexia specialist teacher which cause a dramatic improvement with childrens' reading and spelling whilst having fun. The games are suitable for early readers as well as children with dyslexia. Learn to read by playing, plus spend qu
Games designed by a dyslexia specialist teacher which cause a dramatic improvement with childrens' reading and spelling whilst having fun. The games are suitable for early readers as well as children with dyslexia.
Learn to read by playing, plus spend qu
Stop The Bull - A Parent & Educators Guide to Cyber Bullying Facebook, twitter, and the likes, are changing lifestyles. They have become the community centers for our children. They are the gathering places where ‘tween-teens’ go to interact and share experiences. This is unlikely to change
Facebook, twitter, and the likes, are changing lifestyles. They have become the community centers for our children. They are the gathering places where ‘tween-teens’ go to interact and share experiences. This is unlikely to change
Comparing Text to Reality - A Fairytale Wedding This is a great activity put together by Scott at mytopten.com.au which looks at comparing the classic fairytale of Cinderella with the recent Royal wedding. There is plenty of great ideas in here for teachers and students of all ages. Op 1 april zend je de zotten waar je wil? Light from the Yellow Star Part VII. American Years.mp4 PMAD April Halprin Wayland. Endometriosis Patient is Pain-Free after Minimally Invasive Surgery David Gergen interviewed by Elon University President Leo M. Lambert
At the end of this unit you can play a joke on a friend.
Performed by The University of St. Thomas Symphonic Wind Ensemble. World premiere performance of a UST commissioned work by Boris Pigovat. Art and Commentary by Dr. Robert O. Fisch Featuring the Saint Paul CIty Ballet March 14th Ordway Center for the Performing Arts.
People Make a Difference with Danny Brassell 05/02/11 Guest: April Halprin Wayland, aprilwayland.com
After suffering from the symptoms of endometriosis and chronic pelvic pain for over 20 years, Tanya Parker came to the University of Maryland Medical Center to seek treatment from Dr. Vadim Morozov after several other doctors told her she needed to have an open hysterectomy. She was looking for a more minimally invasive approach to surgery in order to have a quicker recovery and a shorter hospital stay. In this video, Tanya explains how the surgery relieved her symptoms and greatly improved her
As part of Elon's Spring Convocation for Honors, CNN senior political analyst David Gergen was interviewed by Elon University President Leo M. Lambert. This interview was conducted for broadcast on UNC-TV's North Carolina Now news program.
This is a great activity put together by Scott at mytopten.com.au which looks at comparing the classic fairytale of Cinderella with the recent Royal wedding. There is plenty of great ideas in here for teachers and students of all ages.
Op 1 april zend je de zotten waar je wil?
Light from the Yellow Star Part VII. American Years.mp4
PMAD April Halprin Wayland.
Endometriosis Patient is Pain-Free after Minimally Invasive Surgery
David Gergen interviewed by Elon University President Leo M. Lambert