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The Word Choices That Explain Why Jane Austen Endures Words farther to the right connect to the physical world and the senses: blue, close, dark, edge, empty, fingers, grass, head, hot, outside, picked, rolled, round, shoulder, slipped, slowly, stand, top, watch and white. The most abstract are the earliest, and Austen’s novels, published from 1811 to 1818, fit right in. The vertical dimension is intriguing, though. The bottom is associated with Macbeth-ish words like banquet, beheld, slain, sword and thee. Scott’s medieval romp “Ivanhoe” (1820) lands at the bottom.

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Aid Problems Of The Future: Cyberattacks, Economic Collapse And New Epidemics : Goats and Soda A woman carries bags of food on her back at Dakamur camp, Somalia, in March. Anadolu/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Literature by the Numbers Jessica Gross | Longreads | March 2017 | 12 minutes (2,982 words) If you’ve ever taken a writing class—or enrolled in high school English—you’ve probably been advised to use fewer adverbs. But does a glut of adverbs really degrade writing? Moreover, do the writers who’ve given this advice even follow it?

The first date that created a £10m company Image copyright Simon Dawson The BBC's weekly The Boss series profiles different business leaders from around the world. This week we speak to Radha Vyas and Lee Thompson, founders of travel firm Flash Pack. When Radha Vyas went on a first date with a man she had met online, little did she know that by the end of the night they would be starting to fall in love... and planning to go into business together.

Data Collection Methods - Statistics How To Design of Experiments > Data Collection Methods Data Collection Methods: General Categories Data collection methods fall into four general categories: A census is a survey of a whole population. How to design effective data visualisations – EmpathyBroker The value of data and data visualisations Whether you’re writing an email, checking your tweets, streaming some music, or Googling life’s most important questions, such as “Can dogs see colours?”, these routine online actions generate large amounts of data.

6. The Methodology I. Groups of Research Methods There are two main groups of research methods in the social sciences: The empirical-analytical group approaches the study of social sciences in a similar manner that researchers study the natural sciences. This type of research focuses on objective knowledge, research questions that can be answered yes or no, and operational definitions of variables to be measured.

The Best Online Resources For Teaching The Difference Between Correlation & Causation The difference between correlation and causation is an important concept in IB Theory of Knowledge, and I thought readers might find it useful to see some simple fun ways I use to teach the concept. I’ve used the first two, and the last one — a video — is one I just learned about . I haven’t decided if it’s helpful or just weird, though. Let me know what you think…

TechXtra is a free service which can help you find articles, books, the best websites, the latest industry news, job announcements, technical reports, technical data, full text eprints, the latest research, thesis & dissertations, teaching and learning resources and more, in engineering, mathematics and computing. by jmercher Nov 30