Explore the World with Cardboard and Duct Tape

Explore the World with Cardboard and Duct Tape
  • Author : Leslie Manlapig
  • Publisher : Capstone
  • Pages : 32
  • Relase : 2018
  • ISBN : 9781515793168

Explore the World with Cardboard and Duct Tape Book Review:

Exploring the world (and beyond) has never been so fun! Using easy-to-make cardboard crafts, kids can let their imaginations soar as they discover distant lands and even outer space. Kids will love the independence in making their own projects, with or without an adult's help, and adults will love the budget-friendly, planet-saving use of household items that would otherwise be thrown away!

Explore the World with Cardboard and Duct Tape: 4D an Augmented Reading Cardboard Experience

Explore the World with Cardboard and Duct Tape: 4D an Augmented Reading Cardboard Experience
  • Author : Leslie Manlapig
  • Publisher : Capstone
  • Pages : 32
  • Relase : 2018-01-01
  • ISBN : 9781515793137

Explore the World with Cardboard and Duct Tape: 4D an Augmented Reading Cardboard Experience Book Review:

Exploring the world (and beyond) has never been so fun! Using easy-to-make cardboard crafts, kids can let their imaginations soar as they discover distant lands and even outer space. Kids will love the independence in making their own projects, with or without an adult's help, and adults will love the budget-friendly, planet-saving use of household items that would otherwise be thrown away!

Legendary Nonfiction Crafts

Legendary Nonfiction Crafts
  • Author : Marne Ventura
  • Publisher : Capstone
  • Pages : 32
  • Relase : 2018-01-01
  • ISBN : 9781543506877

Legendary Nonfiction Crafts Book Review:

Real-life stories need real-life crafts! Re-live amazingly awesome tale of survival, or admire a historical figure or crazy event with a craft that fits the story.

Needle Nose! Advanced-Level Paper Airplanes: 4D an Augmented Reading Paper-Folding Experience

Needle Nose! Advanced-Level Paper Airplanes: 4D an Augmented Reading Paper-Folding Experience
  • Author : Marie Buckingham
  • Publisher : Capstone
  • Pages : 32
  • Relase : 2018-01-01
  • ISBN : 9781543507959

Needle Nose! Advanced-Level Paper Airplanes: 4D an Augmented Reading Paper-Folding Experience Book Review:

If you're ready to take the controls, "Advanced-Level Paper Airplanes" delivers challenging paper-folding projects with step-by-step instructions and special 4D-component support. Discover the basic science and engineering concepts related to flight though numerous sidebars and an "Inside the Hangar" bonus feature.

3D Pen Projects for Beginners

3D Pen Projects for Beginners
  • Author : Tammy Laura Lynn Enz
  • Publisher :
  • Pages : 48
  • Relase : 2019-04-04
  • ISBN : 9781474751926

3D Pen Projects for Beginners Book Review:

Build up with a hands-on introduction to drawing in 3D. Step-by-step instructions will help you get sketching and structuring in a matter of minutes. You'll be drawing 3D doodles as fast as you can imagine them.

Air Shark! Novice-Level Paper Airplanes: 4D an Augmented Reading Paper-Folding Experience

Air Shark! Novice-Level Paper Airplanes: 4D an Augmented Reading Paper-Folding Experience
  • Author : Marie Buckingham
  • Publisher : Capstone
  • Pages : 32
  • Relase : 2018-01-01
  • ISBN : 9781543507966

Air Shark! Novice-Level Paper Airplanes: 4D an Augmented Reading Paper-Folding Experience Book Review:

Fold, fold, fold your way into the sky with a few basic folding techniques and a side of science. Photo-illustrated instructions and special 4D components show you how to build the Air Shark and other novice-level paper airplanes step by step. Dive into the fact-filled sidebars and the "Inside the Hangar" feature to explore the science of flight.

Hocus Pocus!

Hocus Pocus!
  • Author : Norm Barnhart
  • Publisher : Capstone
  • Pages :
  • Relase : 2018
  • ISBN : 9781543505740

Hocus Pocus! Book Review:

"Describes how to prepare and perform several magic tricks for apprentice level magicians. Includes embedded links for added online instructional videos that can be accessed with the Capstone 4D app"--

Design of Assistive Technology for Ageing Populations

Design of Assistive Technology for Ageing Populations
  • Author : Andree Woodcock,Louise Moody,Deana McDonagh,Ajita Jain,Lakhmi C. Jain
  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Pages : 376
  • Relase : 2019-11-20
  • ISBN : 9783030262921

Design of Assistive Technology for Ageing Populations Book Review:

This book focuses on various aspects of research on ageing, including in relation to assistive technology; dignity of aging; how technology can support a greater understanding of the experience of physically aging and cognitive changes; mobility issues associated with the elderly; and emerging technologies. The 80+ age group represents an expanding market, with an estimated worth of £21.4 billion a year. Everyone is affected by this shift in demographics – we are getting older and may become carers – and we need to prepare ourselves and adjust our surroundings for longer life. Products, services and environments have been changing in response to the changing population. Presenting international design research to demonstrate the thinking and ideas shaping design, this book is a valuable resource for designers; product developers; employers; gerontologists; and medical, health and service providers; as well as everyone interested in aging.

Historical Painting Techniques, Materials, and Studio Practice

Historical Painting Techniques, Materials, and Studio Practice
  • Author : Arie Wallert
  • Publisher : Getty Publications
  • Pages : 240
  • Relase : 1995-08-24
  • ISBN : 9780892363223

Historical Painting Techniques, Materials, and Studio Practice Book Review:

Bridging the fields of conservation, art history, and museum curating, this volume contains the principal papers from an international symposium titled "Historical Painting Techniques, Materials, and Studio Practice" at the University of Leiden in Amsterdam, Netherlands, from June 26 to 29, 1995. The symposium—designed for art historians, conservators, conservation scientists, and museum curators worldwide—was organized by the Department of Art History at the University of Leiden and the Art History Department of the Central Research Laboratory for Objects of Art and Science in Amsterdam. Twenty-five contributors representing museums and conservation institutions throughout the world provide recent research on historical painting techniques, including wall painting and polychrome sculpture. Topics cover the latest art historical research and scientific analyses of original techniques and materials, as well as historical sources, such as medieval treatises and descriptions of painting techniques in historical literature. Chapters include the painting methods of Rembrandt and Vermeer, Dutch 17th-century landscape painting, wall paintings in English churches, Chinese paintings on paper and canvas, and Tibetan thangkas. Color plates and black-and-white photographs illustrate works from the Middle Ages to the 20th century.

Expanded Cinema

Expanded Cinema
  • Author : Gene Youngblood
  • Publisher : Fordham University Press
  • Pages : 464
  • Relase : 2020-03-03
  • ISBN : 9780823287437

Expanded Cinema Book Review:

Fiftieth anniversary reissue of the founding media studies book that helped establish media art as a cultural category. First published in 1970, Gene Youngblood’s influential Expanded Cinema was the first serious treatment of video, computers, and holography as cinematic technologies. Long considered the bible for media artists, Youngblood’s insider account of 1960s counterculture and the birth of cybernetics remains a mainstay reference in today’s hypermediated digital world. This fiftieth anniversary edition includes a new Introduction by the author that offers conceptual tools for understanding the sociocultural and sociopolitical realities of our present world. A unique eyewitness account of burgeoning experimental film and the birth of video art in the late 1960s, this far- ranging study traces the evolution of cinematic language to the end of fiction, drama, and realism. Vast in scope, its prescient formulations include “the paleocybernetic age,” “intermedia,” the “artist as design scientist,” the “artist as ecologist,” “synaesthetics and kinesthetics,” and “the technosphere: man/machine symbiosis.” Outstanding works are analyzed in detail. Methods of production are meticulously described, including interviews with artists and technologists of the period, such as Nam June Paik, Jordan Belson, Andy Warhol, Stan Brakhage, Carolee Schneemann, Stan VanDerBeek, Les Levine, and Frank Gillette. An inspiring Introduction by the celebrated polymath and designer R. Buckminster Fuller—a perfectly cut gem of countercultural thinking in itself—places Youngblood’s radical observations in comprehensive perspective. Providing an unparalleled historical documentation, Expanded Cinema clarifies a chapter of countercultural history that is still not fully represented in the arthistorical record half a century later. The book will also inspire the current generation of artists working in ever-newer expansions of the cinematic environment and will prove invaluable to all who are concerned with the technologies that are reshaping the nature of human communication.

Augmented Reality

Augmented Reality
  • Author : Jon Peddie
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Pages : 323
  • Relase : 2017-04-19
  • ISBN : 9783319545028

Augmented Reality Book Review:

This book provides an in-depth exploration of the field of augmented reality (AR) in its entirety and sets out to distinguish AR from other inter-related technologies like virtual reality (VR) and mixed reality (MR). The author presents AR from its initial philosophies and early developments, to its current technologies and its impact on our modern society, to its possible future developments; providing readers with the tools to understand issues relating to defining, building, and using our perception of what is represented in our perceived reality, and ultimately how we assimilate and react to this information. Augmented Reality: Where We Will All Live can be used as a comprehensive guide to the field of AR and provides valuable insights for technologists, marketers, business managers, educators and academics who are interested in the field of augmented reality; its concepts, history, practices and the science behind this rapidly advancing field of research and development.

Public Health Significance of Urban Pests

Public Health Significance of Urban Pests
  • Author : Xavier Bonnefoy,Helge Kampen,Kevin Sweeney
  • Publisher : World Health Organization
  • Pages : 569
  • Relase : 2008
  • ISBN : 9789289071888

Public Health Significance of Urban Pests Book Review:

The second half of the 20th century and the beginning of the 21st century witnessed important changes in ecology, climate and human behaviour that favoured the development of urban pests. Most alarmingly, urban planners now face the dramatic expansion of urban sprawl, in which city suburbs are growing into the natural habitats of ticks, rodents and other pests. Also, many city managers now erroneously assume that pest-borne diseases are relics of the past. All these changes make timely a new analysis of the direct and indirect effects of present-day urban pests on health. Such an analysis should lead to the development of strategies to manage them and reduce the risk of exposure. To this end, WHO invited international experts in various fields - pests, pest-related diseases and pest management - to provide evidence on which to base policies. These experts identified the public health risk posed by various pests and appropriate measures to prevent and control them. This book presents their conclusions and formulates policy options for all levels of decision-making to manage pests and pest-related diseases in the future. [Ed.]

Survival of the Friendliest

Survival of the Friendliest
  • Author : Brian Hare,Vanessa Woods
  • Publisher : Random House
  • Pages : 304
  • Relase : 2020-07-14
  • ISBN : 9780399590672

Survival of the Friendliest Book Review:

A powerful new theory of human nature suggests that our secret to success as a species is our unique friendliness “Brilliant, eye-opening, and absolutely inspiring—and a riveting read. Hare and Woods have written the perfect book for our time.”—Cass R. Sunstein, author of How Change Happens and co-author of Nudge For most of the approximately 300,000 years that Homo sapiens have existed, we have shared the planet with at least four other types of humans. All of these were smart, strong, and inventive. But around 50,000 years ago, Homo sapiens made a cognitive leap that gave us an edge over other species. What happened? Since Charles Darwin wrote about “evolutionary fitness,” the idea of fitness has been confused with physical strength, tactical brilliance, and aggression. In fact, what made us evolutionarily fit was a remarkable kind of friendliness, a virtuosic ability to coordinate and communicate with others that allowed us to achieve all the cultural and technical marvels in human history. Advancing what they call the “self-domestication theory,” Brian Hare, professor in the department of evolutionary anthropology and the Center for Cognitive Neuroscience at Duke University and his wife, Vanessa Woods, a research scientist and award-winning journalist, shed light on the mysterious leap in human cognition that allowed Homo sapiens to thrive. But this gift for friendliness came at a cost. Just as a mother bear is most dangerous around her cubs, we are at our most dangerous when someone we love is threatened by an “outsider.” The threatening outsider is demoted to sub-human, fair game for our worst instincts. Hare’s groundbreaking research, developed in close coordination with Richard Wrangham and Michael Tomasello, giants in the field of cognitive evolution, reveals that the same traits that make us the most tolerant species on the planet also make us the cruelest. Survival of the Friendliest offers us a new way to look at our cultural as well as cognitive evolution and sends a clear message: In order to survive and even to flourish, we need to expand our definition of who belongs.

Dynamic Planet

Dynamic Planet
  • Author : Tammy Enz
  • Publisher : Capstone
  • Pages : 32
  • Relase : 2015-08
  • ISBN : 9781491448151

Dynamic Planet Book Review:

"Illustrated instructions for experiments pertaining to changes on Earth, including plate tectonics, erosion, the greenhouse effect, and glaciers"--

Exxon Valdez

Exxon Valdez
  • Author : Michael Burgan
  • Publisher : Capstone
  • Pages : 64
  • Relase : 2018-01-01
  • ISBN : 9780756557430

Exxon Valdez Book Review:

The biggest oil spill in U.S. history that polluted the pristine waters of Alaska decades ago and killed thousands of birds, mammals, and fish, still haunts the people who are living with its aftermath. On Good Friday 1989, the huge oil tanker, Exxon Valdez, ran aground in Prince William Sound, spilling millions of gallons of crude oil into the water-oil that would eventually cover more than 1,000 miles of shoreline. Cleanup began immediately but there is still oil in the sound and Alaskans say life will never be the same.

The Conservation of Artifacts Made from Plant Materials

The Conservation of Artifacts Made from Plant Materials
  • Author : Mary-Lou E. Florian,Dale Paul Kronkright,Ruth E. Norton
  • Publisher : Getty Publications
  • Pages : 348
  • Relase : 1991-03-21
  • ISBN : 9780892361601

The Conservation of Artifacts Made from Plant Materials Book Review:

This teaching guide covers the identification, deterioration, and conservation of artifacts made from plant materials. Detailed information on plant anatomy, morphology, and development, focusing on information useful to the conservator in identifying plant fibers are described, as well as the processing, construction, and decorative techniques commonly used in such artifacts. A final chapter provides a thorough discussion of conservation, preservation, storage, and restoration methods. This is a valuable resource to conservators and students alike.

Pile Design and Construction Practice

Pile Design and Construction Practice
  • Author : Willis H. Thomas
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Pages : 568
  • Relase : 2007-12-06
  • ISBN : 9780203964293

Pile Design and Construction Practice Book Review:

This international handbook is essential for geotechnical engineers and engineering geologists responsible for designing and constructing piled foundations. It explains general principles and practice and details current types of pile, piling equipment and methods. It includes calculations of the resistance of piles to compressive loads, pile group

Wicked Problems Worth Solving

Wicked Problems Worth Solving
  • Author : Jon Kolko
  • Publisher :
  • Pages : 171
  • Relase : 2012
  • ISBN : 0615593151

Wicked Problems Worth Solving Book Review:

It feels like our world is spinning out of control. We see poverty, disease, and destruction all around us, and as we search for ways to make sense of the chaos, we're turning to new disciplines for answers and solutions. New, creative innovations are needed, and these new approaches demand different methods and different theories. This book is presented as a handbook for teaching and learning how to design for impact. In it, you'll learn how to apply the process of design to large, wicked problems, and how to gain control over complexity by acting as a social entrepreneur. You'll learn an argument for why design is a powerful agent of change, and you'll read practical methods for engaging with large-scale social problems. You can read this entire book online for free at http://www.wickedproblems.com/

The Senses

The Senses
  • Author : Ellen Lupton,Andrea Lipps
  • Publisher : Chronicle Books
  • Pages : 224
  • Relase : 2018-07-24
  • ISBN : 9781616897741

The Senses Book Review:

A powerful reminder to anyone who thinks design is primarily a visual pursuit, The Senses accompanies a major exhibition at the Cooper-Hewitt Smithsonian Design Museum that explores how space, materials, sound, and light affect the mind and body. Learn how contemporary designers, including Petra Blaisse, Bruce Mau, Malin+Goetz and many others, engage sensory experience. Multisensory design can solve problems and enhance life for everyone, including those with sensory disabilities. Featuring thematic essays on topics ranging from design for the table to tactile graphics, tactile sound, and visualizing the senses, this book is a call to action for multisensory design practice. The Senses: Design Beyond Vision is mandatory reading for students and professionals working in diverse fields, including products, interiors, graphics, interaction, sound, animation, and data visualization, or anyone seeking the widest possible understanding of design. The book, designed by David Genco with Ellen Lupton, is edited by Lupton and curator Andrea Lipps. Includes essays by Lupton, Lipps, Christopher Brosius, Hansel Bauman, Karen Kraskow, Binglei Yan, and Simon Kinnear.

Advances in Simulation and Digital Human Modeling

Advances in Simulation and Digital Human Modeling
  • Author : Daniel N Cassenti,Sofia Scataglini,Sudhakar L. Rajulu,Julia L. Wright
  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Pages : 353
  • Relase : 2020-06-27
  • ISBN : 9783030510640

Advances in Simulation and Digital Human Modeling Book Review:

This book presents the latest advances in modeling and simulation for human factors research. It reports on cutting-edge simulators such as virtual and augmented reality, multisensory environments, and modeling and simulation methods used in various applications, including surgery, military operations, occupational safety, sports training, education, transportation and robotics. Based on two AHFE 2020 Virtual Conferences such as the AHFE 2020 Virtual Conference on Human Factors and Simulation and the AHFE 2020 Virtual Conference on Digital Human Modeling and Applied Optimization, held on July 16–20, 2020, the book serves as a timely reference guide for researchers and practitioners developing new modeling and simulation tools for analyzing or improving human performance. It also offers a unique resource for modelers seeking insights into human factors research and more feasible and reliable computational tools to foster advances in this exciting field.