ONLINE SCIENCE AND MATH TEXTBOOKS Page of NeuraLinksPlus by Prof. Mark Dubin Aeronautics - Basics of Space Flight - Online Textbook From JPL Algebra - Online Textbook Anatomy - Neuroimaging of Human Brain Function - Online Textbook National Academy Press colloquium The 2 FREE ebooks, "Information Overload" and "The Co-creative Consumer" now downloaded 3000 times! PRLog (Press Release) - Nov. 22, 2008 - More than 3000 people have now downloaded the FREE ebooks, "Information Overload" and "The Co-creative Consumer". The first edition is about the way we percept and interpret information (PDF 6 pages, 1.5mb) - and therefore also on how a designer of information can reach the target audience better. It's also about how society is changing, and whereto - and how one can use this in business. It contains a couple of important theoretical tools to design information that utilizes the way people mentally percieve and interpret information. The main points and theories of IDmag 1 – Information Overload are:Too often, media, businesses and other producers of communication and advertising, design it based on what they want to sell, without caring for what the consumer want to buy or needs. This leads to featurism: a cluttered mess of information, which confuses the consumer rather than lure her and results in her being information overloaded.
9 Ways to Turn Old Musty Books Into Something Cool » Written Wor Bibliophiles and bookworms, English majors and lovers of literature: is it possible to have too many books? They accumulate so quickly! Every member of your family getting you the same three books you requested for Christmas. Seeing Don DeLillo marked half-off, knowing you dumped a half-caff latte on your copy of Underworld, and – even though only the first three pages are illegible – justifying its purchase. 15+ years of required reading lists stored in boxes in your basement, even though you can bet your bippy you will never willingly read the poetry of Robert Burns again. We are up to our waists in books, some of which we hate (really Master Burns? Scottish dialect?
Recycling in the Garden Friday, February 27, 2009by Jeremy Dore - Categories: recycling < Back to the GrowBlog Index Many gardeners are very creative people. Coming Soon: Building Stories by Chris Ware « Knopf Doubleday - Graphic Novels Buy the Book: Amazon | Barnes & Noble | Books-a-Million | IndieBound | Powell’s | Random House After years of sporadic work on other books and projects and following the almost complete loss of his virility, it’s here: a new graphic novel by Chris Ware. Building Stories imagines the inhabitants of a three-story Chicago apartment building: a 30-something woman who has yet to find someone with whom to spend the rest of her life; a couple, possibly married, who wonder if they can bear each other’s company another minute; and the building’s landlady, an elderly woman who has lived alone for decades.
Printer Pencil by Hoyoung Lee Printing With A Pencil Stub So you don’t want to join pencil stubs and make a long pencil. No worries, we have another alternative, how about using them to print on paper. Yes, like a printer that uses pencil to print your documents. Traditional don’t you think? I feel the concept gets even more radical because it proposes the use of eraser to erase off mistakes!
Chinese author Mo Yan wins Nobel Prize for Literature Chinese author Mo Yan has been awarded the 2012 Nobel Prize for literature. A prolific author, Mo has published dozens of short stories, with his first work published in 1981. The Swedish Academy praised his work which "with hallucinatory realism merges folk tales, history and the contemporary". The 57-year-old is the first Chinese resident to win the prize. Chinese-born Gao Xingjian was honoured in 2000, but is a French citizen.
100 Extensive University Libraries from Around the World that Anyone Can Access Universities house an enormous amount of information and their libraries are often the center of it all. You don't have to be affiliated with any university to take advantage of some of what they have to offer. From digital archives, to religious studies, to national libraries, these university libraries from around the world have plenty of information for you. altered books Cut the bindings off of books found at a used book store. Find poems in the pages by the process of obliteration. Put pages in the mail and send them all around the world. Lather, rinse, repeat.
Busy Busy - Opps! ... and a Thimble Holder Tute! So, it has not been a good week ... china wise :( Sometime ago I gently smacked the sugar bowl to my good china . I didn't even notice it at first - then a small crack appeared. The crack has been growing ever since, and last week it exploded!!! Richard's Poor Almanac Richard Thompson's Richard's Poor Almanac: "Make the Pie Higher" (January 2001). To see this image at full resolution, go to Cul de Sac. Make the Pie Higher The Richard's Poor Almanac cartoon published the week of George W. Bush's first inauguration was Thompson's mock inaugural poem, "Make the Pie Higher," composed of some of Bush's more incoherent quotations. When "Make the Pie Higher" was leaked onto the Internet, it spread rapidly and was eventually dissected and analyzed on Snopes, which did a lengthy review of its origins.
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