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Creating ArtScience Collaboration

Creating ArtScience Collaboration Pdf/ePub eBook Author: ,
Editor: Springer
ISBN: 3030045498
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How can artist-scientist collaboration be of value to science and technology organizations? This innovative book is one of the first to address this question and the emerging field of art-science collaboration through an organizational and managerial lens. With extensive experience collaborating with and advising institutions to develop artist in residency programs, the author highlights how art-science collaboration is such a powerful opportunity for forward-thinking consultants, managers and institutions. Using real-life examples alongside cutting edge research, this book presents a number of cases where these interactions have fostered creativity and led to heightened innovation and value for organizations. As well as creating a blueprint for successful partnerships it provides insights into the managerial and practical issues when creating art-science programs. Invaluable to scholars and practitioners interested in the potential of art-science collaboration, the reader will be shown how to take an innovative approach to creativity in their organization or research, and the ways in which art-science collaborations can mutually benefit artists, scientists and companies alike.

Atomic Habits

Atomic Habits Pdf/ePub eBook Author: James Clear
Editor: Penguin
ISBN: 0735211302
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The #1 New York Times bestseller. Over 2 million copies sold! Tiny Changes, Remarkable Results No matter your goals, Atomic Habits offers a proven framework for improving--every day. James Clear, one of the world's leading experts on habit formation, reveals practical strategies that will teach you exactly how to form good habits, break bad ones, and master the tiny behaviors that lead to remarkable results. If you're having trouble changing your habits, the problem isn't you. The problem is your system. Bad habits repeat themselves again and again not because you don't want to change, but because you have the wrong system for change. You do not rise to the level of your goals. You fall to the level of your systems. Here, you'll get a proven system that can take you to new heights. Clear is known for his ability to distill complex topics into simple behaviors that can be easily applied to daily life and work. Here, he draws on the most proven ideas from biology, psychology, and neuroscience to create an easy-to-understand guide for making good habits inevitable and bad habits impossible. Along the way, readers will be inspired and entertained with true stories from Olympic gold medalists, award-winning artists, business leaders, life-saving physicians, and star comedians who have used the science of small habits to master their craft and vault to the top of their field. Learn how to: • make time for new habits (even when life gets crazy); • overcome a lack of motivation and willpower; • design your environment to make success easier; • get back on track when you fall off course; ...and much more. Atomic Habits will reshape the way you think about progress and success, and give you the tools and strategies you need to transform your habits--whether you are a team looking to win a championship, an organization hoping to redefine an industry, or simply an individual who wishes to quit smoking, lose weight, reduce stress, or achieve any other goal.

Create Success!

Create Success! Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Kadhir Rajagopal
Editor: ASCD
ISBN: 1416613129
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For far too long, disadvantaged students in urban environments have believed the fallacy that academic success is unattainable. Why? The unfortunate answer is that too many urban school systems preemptively declare underperforming students to be failures, a practice that fosters dysfunctional classrooms that fail to motivate, engage, and inspire students to succeed. In Create Success!, Kadhir Rajagopal, affectionately known as Dr. Raja to his students, outlines his no-holds-barred approach to teaching urban students. Through his CREATE model of instruction, students are held accountable for their own learning, taught at an appropriate level and in familiar language, and imbued with the sense that learning and personal achievement are qualities of which they should be proud--not ashamed. Dr. Raja's CREATE model also places an emphasis on the active participation of teachers, parents, caregivers, and coaches in each student's success. Resulting in unprecedented success among students previously dismissed as lost causes and academic failures, the CREATE model has demonstrated that it is indeed possible to close the achievement gap, even in the most difficult cases. Rajagopal has also shown that his model can be replicated in any classroom by a teacher who is willing to assume responsibility for each student's success, hold students accountable, embrace culturally responsive instruction, and vigorously work on behalf of all students. Filled with personal insights and battle-tested strategies that promote student achievement, Create Success! is a pioneering approach to urban education from a 2011 California Teacher of the Year.

The Better Angels of Our Nature

The Better Angels of Our Nature Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Steven Pinker
Editor: Penguin
ISBN: 1101544643
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“If I could give each of you a graduation present, it would be this—the most inspiring book I've ever read." —Bill Gates (May, 2017) Selected by The New York Times Book Review as a Notable Book of the Year The author of Enlightenment Now and The New York Times bestseller The Stuff of Thought offers a controversial history of violence. Faced with the ceaseless stream of news about war, crime, and terrorism, one could easily think we live in the most violent age ever seen. Yet as New York Times bestselling author Steven Pinker shows in this startling and engaging new work, just the opposite is true: violence has been diminishing for millenia and we may be living in the most peaceful time in our species's existence. For most of history, war, slavery, infanticide, child abuse, assassinations, programs, gruesom punishments, deadly quarrels, and genocide were ordinary features of life. But today, Pinker shows (with the help of more than a hundred graphs and maps) all these forms of violence have dwindled and are widely condemned. How has this happened? This groundbreaking book continues Pinker's exploration of the esesnce of human nature, mixing psychology and history to provide a remarkable picture of an increasingly nonviolent world. The key, he explains, is to understand our intrinsic motives--the inner demons that incline us toward violence and the better angels that steer us away--and how changing circumstances have allowed our better angels to prevail. Exploding fatalist myths about humankind's inherent violence and the curse of modernity, this ambitious and provocative book is sure to be hotly debated in living rooms and the Pentagon alike, and will challenge and change the way we think about our society.

The ONE Thing

The ONE Thing Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Gary Keller,Jay Papasan
Editor: Bard Press
ISBN: 1885167806
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• More than 500 appearances on national bestseller lists • #1 Wall Street Journal, New York Times, and USA Today • Won 12 book awards • Translated into 35 languages • Voted Top 100 Business Book of All Time on Goodreads People are using this simple, powerful concept to focus on what matters most in their personal and work lives. Companies are helping their employees be more productive with study groups, training, and coaching. Sales teams are boosting sales. Churches are conducting classes and recommending for their members. By focusing their energy on one thing at a time people are living more rewarding lives by building their careers, strengthening their finances, losing weight and getting in shape, deepening their faith, and nurturing stronger marriages and personal relationships. YOU WANT LESS. You want fewer distractions and less on your plate. The daily barrage of e-mails, texts, tweets, messages, and meetings distract you and stress you out. The simultaneous demands of work and family are taking a toll. And what's the cost? Second-rate work, missed deadlines, smaller paychecks, fewer promotions--and lots of stress. AND YOU WANT MORE. You want more productivity from your work. More income for a better lifestyle. You want more satisfaction from life, and more time for yourself, your family, and your friends. NOW YOU CAN HAVE BOTH — LESS AND MORE. In The ONE Thing, you'll learn to * cut through the clutter * achieve better results in less time * build momentum toward your goal* dial down the stress * overcome that overwhelmed feeling * revive your energy * stay on track * master what matters to you The ONE Thing delivers extraordinary results in every area of your life--work, personal, family, and spiritual. WHAT'S YOUR ONE THING?

Creating Language

Creating Language Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Morten H. Christiansen,Nick Chater
Editor: MIT Press
ISBN: 026233478X
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A work that reveals the profound links between the evolution, acquisition, and processing of language, and proposes a new integrative framework for the language sciences. Language is a hallmark of the human species; the flexibility and unbounded expressivity of our linguistic abilities is unique in the biological world. In this book, Morten Christiansen and Nick Chater argue that to understand this astonishing phenomenon, we must consider how language is created: moment by moment, in the generation and understanding of individual utterances; year by year, as new language learners acquire language skills; and generation by generation, as languages change, split, and fuse through the processes of cultural evolution. Christiansen and Chater propose a revolutionary new framework for understanding the evolution, acquisition, and processing of language, offering an integrated theory of how language creation is intertwined across these multiple timescales. Christiansen and Chater argue that mainstream generative approaches to language do not provide compelling accounts of language evolution, acquisition, and processing. Their own account draws on important developments from across the language sciences, including statistical natural language processing, learnability theory, computational modeling, and psycholinguistic experiments with children and adults. Christiansen and Chater also consider some of the major implications of their theoretical approach for our understanding of how language works, offering alternative accounts of specific aspects of language, including the structure of the vocabulary, the importance of experience in language processing, and the nature of recursive linguistic structure.

Introduction to Contemporary Print Culture

Introduction to Contemporary Print Culture Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Simone Murray
Editor: Routledge
ISBN: 1000178293
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Introduction to Contemporary Print Culture examines the role of the book in the modern world. It considers the book’s deeply intertwined relationships with other media through ownership structures, copyright and adaptation, the constantly shifting roles of authors, publishers and readers in the digital ecosystem and the merging of print and digital technologies in contemporary understandings of the book object. Divided into three parts, the book first introduces students to various theories and methods for understanding print culture, demonstrating how the study of the book has grown out of longstanding academic disciplines. The second part surveys key sectors of the contemporary book world – from independent and alternative publishers to editors, booksellers, readers and libraries – focusing on topical debates. In the final part, digital technologies take centre stage as eBook regimes and mass-digitisation projects are examined for what they reveal about information power and access in the twenty-first century. This book provides a fascinating and informative introduction for students of all levels in publishing studies, book history, literature and English, media, communication and cultural studies, cultural sociology, librarianship and archival studies and digital humanities.

I Wrote This Book Because I Love You

I Wrote This Book Because I Love You Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Tim Kreider
Editor: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1476739021
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*A People Top 10 Book of 2018* The New York Times essayist and author of We Learn Nothing, Tim Kreider trains his singular power of observation on his (often befuddling) relationships with women. Psychologists have told him he’s a psychologist. Philosophers have told him he’s a philosopher. Religious groups have invited him to speak. He had a cult following as a cartoonist. But, above all else, Tim Kreider is an essayist—one whose deft prose, uncanny observations, dark humor, and emotional vulnerability have earned him deserved comparisons to David Sedaris, Sarah Vowell, and the late David Foster Wallace (who was himself a fan of Kreider’s humor). “Beautifully written, with just enough humor to balance his spikiness” (Booklist), I Wrote This Book Because I Love You focuses Tim’s unique perception and wit on his relationships with women—romantic, platonic, and the murky in-between. He talks about his difficulty finding lasting love and seeks to understand his commitment issues by tracking down the John Hopkins psychologist who tested him for a groundbreaking study on attachment when he was a toddler. He talks about his valued female friendships, one of which landed him on a circus train bound for Mexico. He talks about his time teaching young women at an upstate New York college, and the profound lessons they wound up teaching him. And in a hugely popular essay that originally appeared in The New York Times, he talks about his nineteen-year-old cat, wondering if it’s the most enduring relationship he’ll ever have. “In a style reminiscent of Orwell, E.B. White and David Sedaris” (The New York Times Book Review), each of these pieces is “heartbreaking, brutal, and hilarious” (Judd Apatow), and collectively they cement Kreider’s place among the best essayists working today.

Why Nations Fail

Why Nations Fail Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Daron Acemoglu,James A. Robinson
Editor: Currency
ISBN: 0307719235
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Brilliant and engagingly written, Why Nations Fail answers the question that has stumped the experts for centuries: Why are some nations rich and others poor, divided by wealth and poverty, health and sickness, food and famine? Is it culture, the weather, geography? Perhaps ignorance of what the right policies are? Simply, no. None of these factors is either definitive or destiny. Otherwise, how to explain why Botswana has become one of the fastest growing countries in the world, while other African nations, such as Zimbabwe, the Congo, and Sierra Leone, are mired in poverty and violence? Daron Acemoglu and James Robinson conclusively show that it is man-made political and economic institutions that underlie economic success (or lack of it). Korea, to take just one of their fascinating examples, is a remarkably homogeneous nation, yet the people of North Korea are among the poorest on earth while their brothers and sisters in South Korea are among the richest. The south forged a society that created incentives, rewarded innovation, and allowed everyone to participate in economic opportunities. The economic success thus spurred was sustained because the government became accountable and responsive to citizens and the great mass of people. Sadly, the people of the north have endured decades of famine, political repression, and very different economic institutions—with no end in sight. The differences between the Koreas is due to the politics that created these completely different institutional trajectories. Based on fifteen years of original research Acemoglu and Robinson marshall extraordinary historical evidence from the Roman Empire, the Mayan city-states, medieval Venice, the Soviet Union, Latin America, England, Europe, the United States, and Africa to build a new theory of political economy with great relevance for the big questions of today, including: - China has built an authoritarian growth machine. Will it continue to grow at such high speed and overwhelm the West? - Are America’s best days behind it? Are we moving from a virtuous circle in which efforts by elites to aggrandize power are resisted to a vicious one that enriches and empowers a small minority? - What is the most effective way to help move billions of people from the rut of poverty to prosperity? More philanthropy from the wealthy nations of the West? Or learning the hard-won lessons of Acemoglu and Robinson’s breakthrough ideas on the interplay between inclusive political and economic institutions? Why Nations Fail will change the way you look at—and understand—the world.

Great by Choice

Great by Choice Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Jim Collins,Morten T. Hansen
Editor: Harper Collins
ISBN: 0062121006
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Ten years after the worldwide bestseller Good to Great, Jim Collins returns withanother groundbreaking work, this time to ask: why do some companies thrive inuncertainty, even chaos, and others do not? Based on nine years of research,buttressed by rigorous analysis and infused with engaging stories, Collins andhis colleague Morten Hansen enumerate the principles for building a truly greatenterprise in unpredictable, tumultuous and fast-moving times. This book isclassic Collins: contrarian, data-driven and uplifting.

My Hair

My Hair Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Danielle Murrell Cox
Editor: HarperCollins
ISBN: 0063062208
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My Hair by Danielle Murrell Cox Summary

A fresh and fun celebration of natural hair for babies and toddlers! My Hair is the perfect introduction to an array of beautiful hairstyles for tiny naturalistas-in-training! Known for her popular Black Queens and Black Kings coloring books for adults, Danielle Murrell Cox creates a colorful and bouncy board book to pair with favorites such as Happy to Be Nappy by bell hooks; Hair Love by Matthew A. Cherry; and I Love My Hair by Natasha Anastasia Tarpley. A great gift for baby showers, birthdays, and other special occasions!

How This Book Was Made & How You Can Make Your Own

How This Book Was Made & How You Can Make Your Own Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Maria B. O'Hare
Editor: Lulu Press, Inc
ISBN: 1365419797
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How This Book Was Made & How You Can Make Your Own by Maria B. O'Hare Summary

This E-Book shows you HOW IT WAS MADE: from cover to virtual cover. By using these methods, it will teach how to easily design, format and upload your e-book/s to sell globally. In the end, you will achieve full independence as a publisher of your own e-books. No expensive specialist tools are required; only basic computer word-processing skills (MS Office with Word and PowerPoint graphic software or its equivelent free Open Source: Open Office) to follow along & a willingness to be adventurous.

I Didn't Create This Monster, Life Did!

I Didn't Create This Monster, Life Did! Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Vanessa Mitchell- Smoot
Editor: AuthorHouse
ISBN: 1504983173
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I Didn't Create This Monster, Life Did! by Vanessa Mitchell- Smoot Summary

How can someone so innocent grow up to be so cold? Life experience taught her not to trust anyone, not even her own mother. Welcome to the secret life that is unknown to manythe life of molestation, prostitution, drugs, and corruption on another level. You think youve heard and seen it all. This book will change your mind. Visit the mind of the victim after a mothers choices. She never had a chance. Being betrayed all her life drove her into a rage. Take a trip through her journey and hold on to your seats because its a wild ride you will never forget.

The Edible Cookie Dough Cookbook

The Edible Cookie Dough Cookbook Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Olivia Hops
Editor: Harvard Common Press
ISBN: 1558329323
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The Edible Cookie Dough Cookbook brings you 75 creative, colorful, and completely safe to eat cookie dough recipes from the owner of Unbaked, the famous LA cookie dough bar. Looking for a sure-to-please dessert, birthday party treat, or potluck bring-along that can be ready in 10 minutes with minimal clean up? Edible cookie dough is what you need, and dough expert and LA cookie dough bar owner, Olivia Hops, has exactly what you're looking for. The Edible Cookie Dough Cookbook is the first cookbook to focus exclusively on this hotly growing dessert. With step-by-step instructions, Olivia serves up 55 scrumptious doughs, each one completely safe to eat raw—right off the spoon, from a bowl, or out of a cup. Just a few of the sweet-tooth-satisfying cookie doughs you'll find here: Gingerbread Snickerdoodle Chocolate Chip and Chocolate Chunk Lemon Cookie White Chocolate Chai Pina Colada Salted Caramel Edible Mud Pie and Brownie Batters If that's not enough for you, Olivia also serves up 20 recipes for special treats you can make with cookie dough, from a chocolate chip cookie dough cheesecake to cookie dough sandwiches, which are like an ice cream sandwich, but better. With tips and tricks for how to serve edible cookie dough—mixed into an ice cream cone, anyone?—and how to create your own signature cookie dough recipes, The Edible Cookie Dough Cookbook will keep your sweet tooth satisfied.

Health Design Thinking

Health Design Thinking Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Bon Ku,Ellen Lupton
Editor: MIT Press
ISBN: 0262358913
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Applying the principles of human-centered design to real-world health care challenges, from drug packaging to early detection of breast cancer. This book makes a case for applying the principles of design thinking to real-world health care challenges. As health care systems around the globe struggle to expand access, improve outcomes, and control costs, Health Design Thinking offers a human-centered approach for designing health care products and services, with examples and case studies that range from drug packaging and exam rooms to internet-connected devices for early detection of breast cancer. Written by leaders in the field—Bon Ku, a physician and founder of the innovative Health Design Lab at Sidney Kimmel Medical College, and Ellen Lupton, an award-winning graphic designer and curator at Cooper Hewitt Smithsonian Design Museum—the book outlines the fundamentals of design thinking and highlights important products, prototypes, and research in health design. Health design thinking uses play and experimentation rather than a rigid methodology. It draws on interviews, observations, diagrams, storytelling, physical models, and role playing; design teams focus not on technology but on problems faced by patients and clinicians. The book's diverse case studies show health design thinking in action. These include the development of PillPack, which frames prescription drug delivery in terms of user experience design; a credit card–size device that allows patients to generate their own electrocardiograms; and improved emergency room signage. Drawings, photographs, storyboards, and other visualizations accompany the case studies. Copublished with Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum

Laravel CRUD with bootstrap jQuery and Mysql

Laravel CRUD with bootstrap jQuery and Mysql Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Onesinus Saut Parulian
Editor: Onesinus Saut Parulian
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Basic Laravel with bootstrap, jquery and mysql

THE NEW GENERATION

THE NEW GENERATION Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Nilsa Rodriguez as Instructed by GOD
Editor: Balboa Press
ISBN: 1504326105
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THE NEW GENERATION by Nilsa Rodriguez as Instructed by GOD Summary

These Sacred Literatures are written for all humanity to understand the true teachings of all the Great Leaders. I am now giving you the wisdom of GOD. I am now giving you the wisdom of THE BLESSED MOTHER, JESUS THE CHRIST, BHAVAGON KRSNA, THE GREAT BABAJI and all the Great Leaders. I have been taught through GOD Consciousness the true teachings of all the Great Masters. I am ready to deliver this message to all who are ready to seek the truth. With this information you will understand the life you were meant to live. The life you have been waiting for. The truth you have been waiting for. If you are ready to witness a new life and remove what no longer serves you then you are ready to read this book of KNOWLEDGE and GOD’S WISDOM. Let your life BEGIN.

React JS Fundamental

React JS Fundamental Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Onesinus SPT
Editor: Onesinus Saut Parulian
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React JS Fundamental by Onesinus SPT Summary

In this ebooks we will learn basic Single Page Application with React JS 1. How to Install React JS with create-react-app 2. Fetching data from API 3. Using Global Context with useContext 4. Unit Testing with JEST [Ongoing]

THE BOOK OF THE LAW FOR TWIN RAYS VOLUME ONE

THE BOOK OF THE LAW FOR TWIN RAYS VOLUME ONE Pdf/ePub eBook Author: ANASTASIA DEVA RAY
Editor: PURE SOUL SERIES
ISBN: 9768287012
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p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 9.0px 0.0px; font: 12.0px 'Times New Roman'; color: #000000; -webkit-text-stroke: #000000} span.s1 {font-kerning: none} Welcome to the sequel of the Book of The Law For Twin Rays Volume One. Revised Edition. This books entails the first steps into the awakening process, it will show you how to master the initial fundamental understanding while entering a life of deep spirituality and divine consciousness. This book has the most important codes and keys to master the divine presence within. There is so much to learn, we have brought you and easy way of learning every step in each book. Each book is scribed with the fire of God, of the 7th Ray. The writer is an ascended divine deva angel of death, she is writing the series with her divine beloved twin ray Elohim of the 7th Ray. They are divine twins and also divine twin rays. This is her divine mission to write and deliver the divine laws, codes and affirmations needed for new earth blueprint. You will find this book very intense for it has the precise wisdom you have been seeking on your journey as a twin flame, twin ray or anyone on a divine soul mission. This journey is for all who took the time to master themselves and reach their ascended divine being within. We will show you how to activate your inner core and start to manifest your divine soul blueprint soul purpose mission in very short amount of time. The process will ignite infinite possibilities and you finally receive the answers to everything your heart desires. These are the infinite codes to divine soul mastery.

Software Ecosystems

Software Ecosystems Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Slinger Jansen,Michael A. Cusumano,Sjaak Brinkkemper
Editor: Edward Elgar Publishing
ISBN: 1781955638
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Software Ecosystems by Slinger Jansen,Michael A. Cusumano,Sjaak Brinkkemper Summary

This book describes the state-of-the-art of software ecosystems. It constitutes a fundamental step towards an empirically based, nuanced understanding of the implications for management, governance, and control of software ecosystems. This is the first book of its kind dedicated to this emerging field and offers guidelines on how to analyze software ecosystems; methods for managing and growing; methods on transitioning from a closed software organization to an open one; and instruments for dealing with open source, licensing issues, product management and app stores. It is unique in bringing together industry experiences, academic views and tackling challenges such as the definition of fundamental concepts of software ecosystems, describing those forces that influence its development and lifecycles, and the provision of methods for the governance of software ecosystems. This book is an essential starting point for software industry researchers, product managers, and entrepreneurs.