Dean's Dialogue with NCCU Chancellor Charlie Nelms
On Thursday, November 18, Duke Chapel Dean Sam Wells sat down with NCCU Chancellor Charlie Nelms in Duke Chapel in conversation as part of the Dean's Dialogues Series "Listening to the Heart of Durham."
Listen: Minorities, Multiculturalism and the Presidency of George W. Bush
Gary Gerstle, the James G. Stahlman Professor of American History, has done extensive research about President George W. Bush’s vision for a multicultural world and the steep challenges it faced during his administration. Gerstle’s essay, “Minorities, Multiculturalism and the Presidency of George W. Bush,” appears in a new book that is a first historical assessmentkeep reading »
Block's Building Blocks [Foreword to Building Blocks for Liberty] Murray Rothbard, in his life, was known as Mr. Libertarian. We can make a solid case that the title now belongs to Walter Block, a student of Rothbard's w
[Foreword to Building Blocks for Liberty]
Murray Rothbard, in his life, was known as Mr. Libertarian. We can make a solid case that the title now belongs to Walter Block, a student of Rothbard's w
Upraba slogov in pisav
Vaja uporabe slogov in pisav.,Exercises in using styles and fonts in word processor.
Ureditev oken na zaslonu
Opis razporeditve oken na ekranu pri uporabi JxyZET.,Description of windows arrangement in JxyZET environment.
Computers for Architects - Only a Tool?
The paper states that, as a result of the schism between architecture as art and engineering as rationalism, the architectural community underestimates the computer as tool with a potential to substantially enlarge the possibilities of building design. It is claimed that the computer could serve as coordination tool for the ruptured design process, as a virtual workbench where all design disciplines sit together and develop their designs in enhanced conscience of what the whole design demands. T
Introduction to Concept and Form in Architecture: An Experimental Design Studio Using the Digital Me
This paper describes the use of digital media in a first year undergraduate architectural design studio. It attempts to address the importance of developing a design process that is redefined by the use of computing, integrating concept and perception. Furthermore, it describes the theoretical foundations and quasi-experiments of a series of exercises developed for beginning design students.
Places of Mind: Implications of Narrative Space for the Architecture of Information Environments
Virtual reality and cyberspace are extended spaces of the mind different from, yet related to, the spaces of fiction and ancient myth. These earlier spaces reveal how electronic media, too, may come to define our selves and our culture. Indeed, a better understanding of how we use space to think can lead to the design of better information environments. This paper will describe a range of traditional narrative spaces, revealing their varied relationships with the physical world. It will demonstr
Computational aspects of a design process: Mario Botta?s single-family house in Breganzona
The present study aims to foreground and investigate computational aspects of the design process of Mario Botta?s single-family house in Breganzona. Through the selected case, it mainly addresses the research question, ?what are the computational aspects of the examined design process and what is the nature of such aspects?? or, otherwise formulated, ?what aspects of such a design process could be formalised, and thus, represented or explained in computational terms?? The study primarily involve
Automatic Procedures for Bio-Climatic Control
The experiences illustrated here are related to the new regulation of teaching architecture in Italy and these ones in particular have been concentrated on the technological aspects of teaching architecture. We can consider the evolution of the architect from the individual operator to the manager multi- disciplinary aspects of the building process ( building process manager) as a reality today. Information technology, specifically applied to bio-climatic architecture and environmental control,
Eve?s Four Faces-Interactive surface configurations
Eve?s Four Faces consists of a series of digitally animated and interactive surfaces. Their content and structure are derived from a collection of sources outside the conventional boundaries of architectural research, namely psychology and the broader spectrum of arts and culture. The investigation stems from a psychological study documenting the attributes and social relationships of four distinct personality prototypes; the ?Individuated?, the ?Traditional?, the ?Conflicted? and the ?Assured?.
The End of Methodology - Towards New Integration
The present paper is devoted to the deliberation on the genesis and development of designing from the point of view of the potential use of computers in the process. Moreover, it also presents the great hopes which were connected with the use of the systematic designing methods in the 1960?s, as well as the great disappointment resulting from the lack of concrete results. At this time a great deal of attention was paid to the process of design as a branch of a wider process of problem-solving. M
Teaching and Learning - Full Brainwash
We often speak of changes in design process due to an application of computers. But in my opinion we more often rather speak of lack of changes. Lets hope that some day we will be able to witness full integrity and compatibility of design process and tools applied in it. Quite possible such an integrity may occur in the cyberspace. Nevertheless before that could happen some changes within the teaching methods at faculties of architecture, where despite great numbers of computer equipment used, t
Architecture as Drawing, Perception and Cognition
This work is about realizing that human perception is inherent to architecture. It is an asset and a trait subject to training and development in an empirical way, involving physical and manual action. It cannot be taught literally through convention and logic reasoning. It is a human achievement of great significance built on intellectual and scientific knowledge. It is something, being physical and empirical, that is supported on instrumental procedure. The computer, as a machine and an instru
The Elementary School Teacher, the Thug, and his Grandmother: Brokers and Transnational Migration
In this Anthropology Departmetal Seminar (February 2010) Associate Prof. Johan Lindquist (Stockholm University) discusses forced migration in Indonesia and its impact on male and female workers.
Value Investing Conference 2010 - Part 7
Dick Mayo summarizes the lessons learned during the two-day conference. Darden Dean Bob Bruner delivers the closing remarks.
Knox appeals over Kercher murder
Jailed U.S. student Amanda Knox and her former boyfriend Raffaele Sollecito are appealing against their convictions for the murder of British student Meredith Kercher.
How to organize for an essay. This version is hosted on Watchknow.
5.3 Gettier and Other Complications
Part 5.3. The difference between internalist and externalist accounts of knowledge; whether we need external factors to justify knowledge or whether internal accounts are sufficient, and the Gettier cases.
A closer look at plants
In this lesson, you work with your pupils to establish and consolidate what they know about plants. This is your starting point for introducing new know