Epagogix | experience - knowledge - prediction SevenTipsText The return brief is a mechanism by which you are communicating back to a client what you understand the job to be, and how you will go about doing it. This is also an opportunity to introduce more sustainable options to your client. The return brief moves you out of the domain of merely servicing the client, to analysing the design brief as a document that demonstrates a set of assumptions about practical considerations as well as needs, values and desires. You need to be very prepared to back up non-conforming options with information that you can bring into conversations with your client. 1. First, you need to fully understand the brief. 2. This is an internal process too. 3. Clients do not like problems, but most would appreciate being shown problems that they have not accounted for, and this is also a legitimate part of your role. 4. Meet 'problems' with clear-cut design 'solutions' that you have developed. 5. Give the client more than they bargained for. 6. 7.
Carnival Booth: An Algorithm for Defeating the Computer-Assisted Passenger Screening System Carnival Booth: An Algorithm for Defeating the Computer-Assisted Passenger Screening System Samidh Chakrabarti Aaron Strauss 6.806: Law and Ethics on the Electronic Frontier Abstract To improve the efficiency of airport security screening, the FAA deployed the Computer Assisted Passenger Screening system (CAPS) in 1999. Table of Contents 1 Introduction. 4 2 Defining CAPS. 7 2.1 Government Guidelines. 7 2.2 CAPS Architecture. 8 2.3 Special Treatment 10 3 Defeating CAPS. 10 3.1 Carnival Booth Algorithm.. 11 3.2 Cells vs. 3.3 Algorithm Assumptions. 13 4 Evaluating Carnival Booth. 15 4.1 Probabilistic Analysis. 15 4.2 Computer Simulation. 19 5 Case Studies. 21 5.1 Ressam’s 1999 Terrorist Attempt 22 5.2 The El Al Standard. 23 6 Legal Implications. 25 6.1 Administrative Search Exception. 26 6.2 Stop-and-Frisk Exception. 27 7 Policy Recommendations. 28 On the morning of , nineteen terrorists boarded four separate commercial airplanes across the northeastern seaboard of the . 2.1 Government Guidelines 3.2 Cells vs.
QuaDror, a New Structural Joint to Build On Posted by Robert Blinn | 23 Feb 2011 | Comments (8) Core77 had the opportunity to be invited into Dror Benshetrit's Studios to take a glimpse at QuaDror, his new structural joint. QuaDror is a lap joint construction that provides for limited freedom of movement without the use of a traditional pin. The design is elegant enough to prompt wonderment that it hasn't already been built in the world, even as forgotten carpentry. By superimposing two lap joint frames with miter cuts, Dror makes the formation of a collapsible structure possible. Once a load is applied to the top of the two frames, it spreads out to an optimal angle for load distribution. Just unveiled at the Design Indaba conference in Cape Town South Africa, Dror sees a future where his joint could be used in everything from modular housing to wind absorbing highway barriers. QuaDror from Dror on Vimeo.
The Boston Shuffler | Investors 411 The Carnivore, the Boston Shuffler, the Knife… are some of the names of the algorithms on Wall Street that make up 70% of the operating system of stocks formerly known as known as your pension fund, and portfolio. What Kevin Slavin is talking about is High Frequency Trading/Black Boxes that dominate The Street. In reality these mathematic algorithms are shaping far more than Wall Street, they’re shaping our world. Above Photo links to Kevin Slavin’s Presentation. Photo Credit James Duncan Davidson / TED The Huffington Post is running a series of the best 18 TED [Ideas Worth Spreading] seminars this year. His video is a must, if you’re a trader/investor who wants to know if/why you’re portfolio may melt up or down this year. The Ted series has been featured many times on Investors411, because TED presents outside the box, creative ideas that are shaping your life and terraforming this planet. So before today’s football game enjoy a TED presentation or two Stocks Tomorrow Barr
Enertia Building Systems Home Page Genomics History Etymology While the word "genome" (from the German Genom, attributed to Hans Winkler) was in use in English as early as 1926, the term "genomics" was coined by Dr. Tom Roderick, a geneticist at the Jackson Laboratory (Bar Harbor, Maine), over beer at a meeting held in Maryland on the mapping of the human genome in 1986. Early sequencing efforts Following Rosalind Franklin's confirmation of the helical structure of DNA around 1941, James D. DNA sequencing technology developed Frederick Sanger Walter Gilbert Complete genomes The advent of these technologies resulted in a rapid intensification in the scope and speed of completion of genome sequencing projects. The number of genome projects has increased as technological improvements continue to lower the cost of sequencing. The "omics" revolution The English-language neologism omics informally refers to a field of study in biology ending in -omics, such as genomics, proteomics or metabolomics.
Designspiration You should follow Designspiration on Twitter and Facebook for site news. — Shelby Designspiration Search Color mediumsmalllarge Discover Ads via The Deck Nansen is hiring a Front End Developer in Chicago View all jobs Trending Page 3 of 300 « Previous1234567 ... 297298299300Next » Begin typing to search Select up to 5 colors then press enter to search Sign in Forgot your credentials? Report this Why are you reporting this image? Report Is this your intellectual property? Reported You may only select up to 5 colors The Untied States of America: Polarization, Fracturing, and Our Future: Juan Enriquez: Amazon.com 20 (More) Incredibly Unconventional Hotel Rooms: Artistic Interior Designs from Around the World Artistic Interior Designs: 20 Unconventional Hotel Rooms Article by Urbanist, filed under Boutique & Art Hotels in the Travel category. [above: Kids fortress bed with full mini-golf room from the Propeller Island Hotel] Ever wonder what it would be like to be stuck in prison, live in a museum or stay in a hotel room in space? This room at the Propeller Island Hotel is something of a strange cross between prisoner and miner quarters. This room may look like it is merely cluttered with antiques but its interior design actually tells the history of the Propeller Island Hotel with artifacts dating back to the hotel’s inception. Want something a bit more exotic? Why anyone would want to stay in a room that reminds them of their grandmother’s house is anyone’s guess but perhaps that home-away-from-home is just what some people are looking for in their hotel stay. Previously: Most Creative Hotel Rooms Next: Crazy and Kinky Hotel Rooms
Norman Borlaug Norman Ernest Borlaug (March 25, 1914 – September 12, 2009) was an American biologist, humanitarian and Nobel laureate who has been called "the father of the Green Revolution", "agriculture's greatest spokesperson" and "The Man Who Saved A Billion Lives". He is one of seven people to have won the Nobel Peace Prize, the Presidential Medal of Freedom and the Congressional Gold Medal and was also awarded the Padma Vibhushan, India's second highest civilian honor. During the mid-20th century, Borlaug led the introduction of these high-yielding varieties combined with modern agricultural production techniques to Mexico, Pakistan, and India. As a result, Mexico became a net exporter of wheat by 1963. Later in his life, he helped apply these methods of increasing food production to Asia and Africa. Early life, education and family Borlaug had the great-grandchild of Norwegian immigrants to the United States. "Wrestling taught me some valuable lessons ...
The Plastic Bag That Dissolves In Water | Environmental Graffiti All images courtesy of Cyberpac unless otherwise noted. Vanishing without a trace might not be appreciated in friends and lovers but is an excellent relationship to have with one’s used packaging material. What becomes a pile of plastic garbage is that it should just disappear into thin air, right? Well, a newly developed plastic bag does just that – it completely dissolves in water. Simone Preuss Scribol Staff