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Interactive - National Film Board of Canada

Interactive - National Film Board of Canada
At the NFB we like change. For 70 years we've experimented, innovated, and produced a legacy of technical and creative firsts in cinema, animation, and documentary. Think McLaren, Lipsett, Brittain, and Jutra; Stereoscopic 3d, VTR, and participatory media. Today, the way we create, consume, and connect with each other changes by the minute. And this evolving collection of stories reflects that reality. It's the result of artists and storytellers of all sorts utilizing new technology, to explore new forms of creation, for a new kind of Canada. The stories they're telling here are new, but share a lot in common with the work that came before: they present distinct voices, strong points-of-view, and unique perspectives. So let the conversation begin. Scary or otherwise. Related:  Journalism InspirationdiverseAction Research 1

Green Honey Language represents our view of the world, and knowing its limits helps us understand how our perception works. I used the data from Wikipedia’s “Color” entry for different languages. My assumption was: "Different languages have different ways to describe color.” (Scroll Down to Start) The Chinese entry has 250+ different colors. The Hue-Saturation-Lightness (HSL) model is a 3D model that can be projected on a 2D space. Using Hue as an angle, we can set either Saturation as the radius . . . or Lightness as the radius. Here is the English Dataset, keeping Lightness as a constant . . . or keeping Saturation as the constant. Comparing the two datasets, you can see that English has a richer entry for color names. However, it's always worth asking: Is this the best model to represent our dataset? Notice that the Chinese and English names for colors share a common structure of "noun/adj + base color": Here are all the colors with 青 in their names. Now let's see English. association from object . . .

A Grotto Sauna on the Lake The result gives the residents an unobstructed view of the northern Ontario horizon Unlike the sleek, angular wood exterior, the interior is a jigsaw of complex, amorphous shapes The windows were fabricated using highly effecient, highly durable double- and triple-glazed annealed glass Grotto, by experimental Toronto practice Partisans, sits on a granite outcropping in Georgian Bay, Lake Huron

The four main approaches - Types of research - Understanding dementia research - Research - Alzheimer Europe Quantitative research Quantitative research is generally associated with the positivist/postpositivist paradigm. It usually involves collecting and converting data into numerical form so that statistical calculations can be made and conclusions drawn. The process Researchers will have one or more hypotheses. Data is collected by various means following a strict procedure and prepared for statistical analysis. The results of statistical analyses are presented in journals in a standard way, the end result being a P value. Principles Objectivity is very important in quantitative research. Researchers go to great lengths to ensure that they are really measuring what they claim to be measuring. External factors, which might affect the results, must also be controlled for. The main emphasis of quantitative research is on deductive reasoning which tends to move from the general to the specific. When looking at results, the P value is important. Qualitative research Principles

23 Amazing Single Page Websites When a website doesn’t call for a lot of content, it might be a good idea to go with the single page approach – where all of the content lives on the home page and the navigation, in most cases, allows the user to jump from one section to another. In the past few years, we’ve seen a steady increase in popularity of these types of sites, mainly partly because the use of jQuery can make for some nifty transitions and effects. For you’re inspiration, we gathered some really nice examples of websites that use only one page to show all their content. From minimalist layouts to colorful ones, from plain and simple menu navigations to parallax scrolling, you will find plenty here to inspire you. Take some time and check them all out, and let us know which one is your favorite. Rodesk House Valentine Favre wit creative Pipe Digital dj Xeeder Valerie Matt Brothers Grind – Work Liquid Revolver Design Studio Design Embraced Free Range Jeremy Mansfield Demi Creative dangers of fracking Launch Factory

Hipsters, Rejoice! A Company Will Give Your Baby A Cool Name For $32K Parents want their children to be special and unique. Well now, at least their names can be with the help of a Swiss company called Erfolgswelle. The company claims they can make up a name for your child that has never been used before. And they can do it for the low, low price of $32,000. That price tag allows Erfolgswelle to employ a whole team of people to ensure your baby’s name is truly one of a kind. They will have 14 people brainstorming names, four historians, 12 translators to make sure the name doesn’t mean anything bad in another language and two attorneys to make sure the name doesn’t belong to a brand or company. After approximately 100 hours of work, the team will present 15 to 25 names to the expectant parents. Once a name is chosen, the team will then create a story surrounding the name. The CEO of the company, Marc Hauser, said, Based on the elements of the new name, we create a story with a positive message around the name. So, some of these names won’t be original forever.

Research Methodologies Interactive Narratives - The Best in Multimedia Storytelling and Multimedia Journalism Engine Basics: Detonation and Pre-Ignition: Streetrod Stuff Page 1 of 8next » This article was originally published in the January-February 2000 (Volume 10 Number 1) edition of Contact! magazine. This magazine is published bi-monthly by the Aeronautics Education Enterprises (AEE), an Arizona nonprofit organization. Contact! All high output engines are prone to destructive tendencies as a result of over boost, misfueling, mis-tuning and inadequate cooling. First, let us review normal combustion. There is another factor that engineers look for to quantify combustion. I introduce LPP now to illustrate the idea that there is a characteristic pressure buildup (compression and combustion) and decay (piston downward movement and exhaust valve opening) during the combustion process that can be considered "normal" if it is smooth, controlled and its peak occurs at 14 degrees ATDC. Confusion and a lot of questions exist as to detonation and pre-ignition.

Chocolate Tasting Guide - Amano Chocolate How To Taste Chocolate: A Chocolate Tasting Guide Enjoying high-quality chocolate is an experience like no other. The flavors are rich and complex, and there is a large variation in flavors among various chocolates. Chocolate is best enjoyed when it is savored slowly and not quickly eaten. Chocolate tasting is not unlike wine tasting. Chocolate Tasting Guide: The Steps First, it is imperative to taste chocolate in an environment free of distractions and background noise, such as television, music, or conversations. Your palate should be clean. Make sure that the piece of chocolate is large enough to accommodate the full evolution of the flavor profile. Never taste cold chocolate. Crackers, apples, and luke-warm sparkling water works well as palate cleaners between chocolate tastings. Look at the chocolate. Smell the chocolate. Break the piece in half. Place the chocolate on the tongue and allow it to arrive at body temperature. Study the taste and texture. Have a palate cleanser nearby.

Dialysis Facility Tracker By Robin Fields, Al Shaw, and Jennifer LaFleur, ProPublica, Updated October 4, 2013 This site is for dialysis patients and others who want to learn about the quality of care at individual dialysis clinics. Among other things, you can learn how often patients treated at a facility have been hospitalized, report certain types of infections or are placed on the transplant list. The information is submitted by facilities and collected by contractors of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, the federal agency that oversees most dialysis care. Related story: Dialysis Data, Once Confidential, Shines Light on Clinic Disparities »

România fotografiată de Kurt Hielscher. Fotoreportaj din 1933 În 1933, apărea la Leipzig, sub semnătura fotografului Kurt Hielscher, albumul fotografic “România”, un album fascinant care avea să captureze atmosfera anilor interbelici așa cum puține albume asemănătoare au făcut-o. Hielscher a relatat într-un cuvânt înainte cum a ajuns să realizeze acest album: “În anul 1931, am fost invitat de Guvernul român să călătoresc ca oaspete în România și să alcătuiesc o carte asemănătoare celor despre Germania, Spania, Italia, Țările Nordice etc. În ajunul călătoriei mele un scriitor cunoscut m-a întrebat cu mirare: „De ce să-ți pierzi timpul tău scump cu lucrarea aceasta? Tot Hielscher avea să continue: “Dar pe lângă mulțumirea pe care am simțit-o, lucrând, m-a cuprins și durerea că întreg poporul român este amenințat de un dușman crunt, căci de cultura acestei țări binecuvântate de soare se apropie norii grei ai Occidentului: praful civilizației care înăbușe orice viață plină de coloare. Surse: Jurnal de Chișinău, Presa de Turism

Griffith University Research Ethics Manual - Griffith University Home > Research > Research services > Research ethics and integrity > Human research ethics > Griffith University Research Ethics Manual (GUREM) Griffith University Research Ethics Manual The University has produced a booklet-based manual to assist in the design and conduct of human research. These booklets address specific areas of ethical concern, the operation of the University's research ethics arrangements, and offer advice on some categories of activity. These documents have been produced as a resource for applicants for ethical clearance and as a reference tool for the University's research ethics reviewers. Note: All documents are for Griffith users only, you will be required to log into Griffith's portal to view these booklets.

2010 Census: Children less than five years old in Chicagoland By Chris Groskopf and Brian Boyer Aug. 7, 2011 This map shows the distribution of children less than five years old in Cook, Lake, Kane, McHenry, Kankakee, Kendall and DuPage counties as reported by the 2010 U.S. Census. Each dot represents a single child Read the story:New U.S. census numbers herald a greater Latino presence in the Chicago area Move your mouse over the map for details. *What do these numbers mean? This map shows one dot for each child less than five years old as reported in the 2010 U.S.