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1.4 Summary

We have seen that social problems are ‘social’ in the sense that they capture public attention. They are more than private troubles, perhaps through reasons of scale but certainly because they are able to connect with other public issues, values and concerns – for example, with contemporary concerns about social justice or social order. They are historically and culturally specific – that is, they belong to, or are visible in, particular societies at particular times. Finally, while t
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This site provides access to an online atlas of the German Empire which was published by Ludwig Ravenstein in 1883. It was digitised as a special project of the University of West Madison Libraries and is suitable for downloading as PDF files. The site includes details on the scale of the map, its coverage and possible usage as a source for historians researching the boundaries of the German Empire and families living within it. In addition to Germany, the maps of atlas also cover the bordering
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Commercial exploitation of nature, such as mining, fracking, or generating hydro-electric power, often damages the way the natural environment looks. What if the environment could be restored to exactly how it looked before? Would that mean that no damage had been done, that the natural environment was as valuable as it had been before the commercial exploitation? This free course, Exploring philosophy: faking nature, examines ‘the restoration thesis’, and provides an insight into philosophi
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The didactic activity related to the teaching of Perspective has been revised considering the possibility offered by the computing tools. This review must evaluate the potentialities of concepts and procedures related to the traditional techniques as sources for architectural graphics expression, before suggesting its suppression. It is possible to improve the accuracy and quickness controlling the visualization parameters of three-dimensional models. On the other hand, it is necessary to explor
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A video of the work of Caravaggio.  There are no titles of works (no text on screen at all), just brief shots of whole works followed by many tighter shots of details.  Could be useful for purposes of focusing on style, and also to play "name that painting."
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1.6 Positive indicators for dyslexia

Dyslexia is recognized if the person shows various core behavioural symptoms or other features associated with dyslexia.

As mentioned in the previous section, contemporary approaches also involve identifying positive indicators that signal potential dyslexia by their presence. Dyslexia involves specific weaknesses in areas that relate to written language, but because it is not associated with a g
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Suki Kim discusses her book "Without You, There Is No Us: My Time with the Sons of North Korea's Elite," published by Rider Books, in the London Google office on 1st April 2015. Suki Kim is the author of the award-winning novel The Interpreter and the recipient of Guggenheim, Fulbright, and Open Society fellowships. She has been traveling to North Korea as a journalist since 2002, and her essays and articles have appeared in the New York Times, Harper’s, and the New York Review of Books. Born
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By: SWIB The paradigm of Linked Data, brings many new challenges to libraries. The generic nature of data representation used in Linked Data, while it seamlessly allows any community to manipulate the data, also brings many possible paths to its implementation. The European Library Open Dataset is derived from the collections aggregated from member libraries. The dataset is published as Linked Open Data (LOD) and made available under the Creative Commons CC0 license, in order to promote and faci
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Application of solid modeling in computer-aided design, computer-aided manufacturing, and robotics often involve aggregates or assembling of disconnected pieces. This article presents an alternative CSG-like formalism based on open sets, in which both assemblies and connected pieces are modeled as points sets. Consequently, the same Boolean operations apply uniformly to connected pieces and assemblies
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