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The Everything Machine by Tinybop

The Everything Machine by Tinybop

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The Death Of Expertise I am (or at least think I am) an expert. Not on everything, but in a particular area of human knowledge, specifically social science and public policy. When I say something on those subjects, I expect that my opinion holds more weight than that of most other people. I never thought those were particularly controversial statements. As it turns out, they’re plenty controversial.

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The Dementia Care Economy Essay John Thackara Above: the demential care ecology of Newcastle, in North East England. Illustration by Barbara Douglas The G8 Dementia Summit made much of the fact that millions will now be spent in a race to identify a cure or a ‘disease-modifying therapy’ for dementia. In response to that grand promise, I argued that the appropriate way for nation states to spend money on dementia would be in the ratio: 95 per cent for Care, five percent for Big Research. 20-Year-Old Hunter S. Thompson’s Superb Advice on How to Find Your Purpose and Live a Meaningful Life As a hopeless lover of both letters and famous advice, I was delighted to discover a letter 20-year-old Hunter S. Thompson — gonzo journalism godfather, pundit of media politics, dark philosopher — penned to his friend Hume Logan in 1958. Found in Letters of Note: Correspondence Deserving of a Wider Audience (public library | IndieBound) — the aptly titled, superb collection based on Shaun Usher’s indispensable website of the same name — the letter is an exquisite addition to luminaries’ reflections on the meaning of life, speaking to what it really means to find your purpose. Cautious that “all advice can only be a product of the man who gives it” — a caveat other literary legends have stressed with varying degrees of irreverence — Thompson begins with a necessary disclaimer about the very notion of advice-giving: To give advice to a man who asks what to do with his life implies something very close to egomania.

iMac: Everything We Know The major addition to the 21.5-inch iMac line is the high-end model that now includes a 4K Retina display to complement the 5K Retina iMac that's been around since 2014. Apple is selling the 4K iMac alongside two lower-priced non-Retina models, and all three models have been updated with faster Broadwell processors and integrated Intel graphics. There are no longer discrete graphics options for the 21.5-inch iMac models, even at the high end, and all models ship with a 1TB hard drive as a base option and 8GB RAM. Design wise, the 21.5-inch iMac continues to look like the previous-generation iMac, with an ultra thin 5mm thick laminated display.

Building a text database using Tinderbox – The Eclectic Light Company I’ve been writing Question and Answer (Q&A) sections for Mac publications for longer than I care to remember. Despite having advised many questioners to use tools like Tinderbox to help them structure their work and keep it in order, I’ve never been particularly good at that myself. Currently, I write the Genius Tips section for MacFormat, which with its sister title Mac|Life are, I believe, the last general-readership Mac magazines still in print.

Downloads – The Eclectic Light Company Apps (for Macs only) Consolation – a log browser for macOS Sierra Consolation provides an accessible but powerful way to browse, search, and analyse entries in the new log system which have already been captured. This is not currently supported by Apple’s Console app. Adornments as map dividers It is possible to set zero width or height for an adornment allowing it to server as a rule or linear divider on a map. Note that such dividers can only be of horizontal or vertical alignment - i.e. not at any angle. It is possible to set both height and width to make a small dot. The colour of the resulting line is the adornment $BorderColor. If that is left as the default 'automatic' value, then setting $Color for the adornment will give the intended value and may be a more intuitive way of setting it. The height and or width of a divider is set via its $Border attribute (default =2).

Exporting HTML from Tinderbox 7: Using CSS for a Help Book – The Eclectic Light Company Tinderbox is a wonderful tool for developing structured content, then transforming it into different formats, most notably HTML. This project started when I wanted to write Help Books for my apps, and discovered there was only one affordable tool with which to do that. macOS Help Books are essentially small websites, which have to conform to intricate specifications. What better tool to use than Tinderbox? This first article shows what I have done so far in Tinderbox, to produce a simple website of (X)HTML pages which conforms to Apple’s rules. In the next I will show how to turn that into a Help Book, which can then be built into a Mac app.

Stylus/Stylus Publishing - High-Impact ePortfolio Practice: A Catalyst for Student, Faculty, and Institutional Learning “A handbook of everything educators need to know about the current state of the art, capped off with a rovocative look at the synergy of ePortfolios with other student success interventions.” - John N. Gardner, President, Gardner Institute for Excellence in Undergraduate Education; and Betsy O. Barefoot, Senior Scholar , Gardner Institute for Excellence in Undergraduate Education

showthread Yes. You can edit the TOC field code, using the "\n" switch to instruct Word not to use page numbering for a particular heading level (in this case, Heading 1). See this Microsoft Knowledge Base article for more information (navigate about halfway down to the section about the "\n" switch).Go to the page where the TOC starts and press Alt F9 to display the TOC field codes (what you normally see is the code results). Insert your cursor into the code and type the switch, using the syntax shown in the Knowledge Base article -- except, since you want to hide the page numbering for only one heading level, use { TOC \n 1-1 } (i.e., hide the page numbering for level 1) rather than { TOC \n 3-4 } (hide the page numbering for levels 3 and 4).

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