A Tramp's Sketches

I Knew a Phoenix: Sketches for an Autobiography  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by Willson at July 23, 2015
I Knew a Phoenix: Sketches for an Autobiography

May Sarton, "I Knew a Phoenix: Sketches for an Autobiography"
English | 1996 | ISBN: 0393312488 | 240 pages | EPUB | 1.4 MB

A New Vision for Center-Based Engineering Research  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by exLib at July 21, 2017
A New Vision for Center-Based Engineering Research

A New Vision for Center-Based Engineering Research
Committee on a Vision for the Future; National Materials and Manufacturing Board; Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences; National Academy of Engineering; National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicin
NAS Press | 2017 | ISBN: 0309459052 9780309459051 | 103 pages | PDF | 12 MB

This book explores the future of center-based engineering research, the skills needed for effective center leadership, and opportunities to enhance engineering education through the centers.

Origin and Evolution of Earth: Research Questions for a Changing Planet  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by exLib at Oct. 5, 2014
Origin and Evolution of Earth: Research Questions for a Changing Planet

Origin and Evolution of Earth: Research Questions for a Changing Planet
Committee on Grand Research Questions in the Solid-Earth Sciences, National Research Council
NAS Press | 2014 | ISBN: 0309117186 0309117173 9780309117180 | 151 pages | PDF | 17 MB

This book captures, in a series of questions, the essential scientific challenges that constitute the frontier of Earth science at the start of the 21st century.
"They Thought It Was a Marvel": Arthur Melbourne-Cooper (1874-1961), Pioneer of Puppet Animation [Repost]

"They Thought It Was a Marvel": Arthur Melbourne-Cooper (1874-1961), Pioneer of Puppet Animation by Tjitte De Vries
Amsterdam University Press | July 15, 2010 | English | ISBN: 9085550165 | 576 pages | PDF | 7 MB

Drawing on hitherto unseen archival material and interviews, “They Thought It Was a Marvel” sketches an unforgettable portrait of British pioneer filmmaker Arthur Melbourne-Cooper. Tjitte de Vries and Ati Mul sift through several of Melbourne-Cooper’s films, emphasizing his contributions to early cinema while simultaneously arguing their case that Melbourne-Cooper’s Matches Appeal is the first animated film. Accompanying the book is a DVD that features the six surviving animated films made by Melbourne-Cooper.

Precise Geodetic Infrastructure: National Requirements for a Shared Resource  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by exLib at Sept. 9, 2013
Precise Geodetic Infrastructure: National Requirements for a Shared Resource

Precise Geodetic Infrastructure: National Requirements for a Shared Resource
Committee on Seismology and Geodynamics; Board on Earth Sciences and Resources; Division on Earth and Life Studies
NAS Press | 2010 | ISBN: 0309158117 9780309158114 | 158 pages | PDF | 125 MB

The authors was asked to describe and assess the range of benefits to the nation that are dependent on high-precision geodetic networks, review high-priority scientific objectives that are dependent on geodetic networks, describe the infrastructure requirements for achieving these objectives and benefits, assess the opportunities for technological innovation that will arise from renewed investment in geodetic infrastructure, and recommend a national plan for the implementation of a precision geodetic infrastructure.
"They Thought It Was a Marvel": Arthur Melbourne-Cooper (1874-1961), Pioneer of Puppet Animation

Tjitte De Vries, ""They Thought It Was a Marvel": Arthur Melbourne-Cooper (1874-1961), Pioneer of Puppet Animation"
Publisher: Am…dam Un***ity Press | ISBN: 9085550165 | 2010 | PDF | 576 pages | 7.5 MB

Weaving a National Map  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by exLib at June 19, 2011
Weaving a National Map

Weaving a National Map
Committee to Review the U.S. Geological Survey Concept of The National Map, Mapping Science Committee, National Research Council
NA Press | 2003 | ISBN: 0309087473 9780309087476 9780309513784 | 141 pages | PDF | 3 MB

The NRC report describes how "The National Map initiative would gain from improved definition so that the unprecedented number of partners needed for success will become energized to participate. The challenges faced by USGS in implementing "The National Map are more organizational than technical. To succeed, the USGS will need to continue to learn from challenges encountered in its ongoing pilot studies as well as from other federal-led programs that have partnered with multiple sectors.

Programming Arduino Next Steps: Going Further with Sketches  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by igor_lv at March 29, 2018
Programming Arduino Next Steps: Going Further with Sketches

Programming Arduino Next Steps: Going Further with Sketches - Simon Monk
English | 2013 | ISBN: 0071830251 | PDF Conv | 266 pages | 12 Mb
Single Board Computers

Teresa James & The Rhythm Tramps - Here In Babylon (2018)  Music

Posted by SERTiL at March 29, 2018
Teresa James & The Rhythm Tramps - Here In Babylon (2018)

Teresa James & The Rhythm Tramps - Here In Babylon (2018)
EAC Rip | FLAC (tracks)+cue, log, m3u, front cover | 346 MB
Label: Teresa James & The Rhythm Tramps | Tracks: 12 | Time: 52:49 min
Texas Blues, Blues Soul

"I've been a fan of Teresa's voice and writing for a long time. Her legions of fans, including me, are so glad to finally have both on this CD." … Bonnie Raitt

Clash of Symbols: A ride through the riches of glyphs (Repost)  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by AvaxGenius at April 22, 2018
Clash of Symbols: A ride through the riches of glyphs (Repost)

Clash of Symbols: A ride through the riches of glyphs by Stephen Webb
English | PDF | 2018 | 246 Pages | ISBN : 3319713493 | 5.06 MB

From the ampersat and amerpsand, via smileys and runes to the ubiquitous presence of mathematical and other symbols in sciences and technology: both old and modern documents abound with many familiar as well as lesser known characters, symbols and other glyphs.