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21W.749 Documentary Photography and Photo Journalism: Still Images of A World In Motion (MIT) 21W.749 Documentary Photography and Photo Journalism: Still Images of A World In Motion (MIT)

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Documentary Photography and Photojournalism: Still Images of A World In Motion exposes students to the work of a number of great documentary photographers and photojournalists, as well as to writing about the documentary tradition. Students work throughout the term on a photo documentary project of their own, attempting to reduce a tiny area of the moving world to a set of still images that convey what the viewer needs to know about what they saw - without hearing the sounds, smelling the odors, experiencing what was happening outside the viewfinder, and without seeing the motion. Students also write papers about the subjects of their photo documentaries. Documentary Photography and Photojournalism: Still Images of A World In Motion exposes students to the work of a number of great documentary photographers and photojournalists, as well as to writing about the documentary tradition. Students work throughout the term on a photo documentary project of their own, attempting to reduce a tiny area of the moving world to a set of still images that convey what the viewer needs to know about what they saw - without hearing the sounds, smelling the odors, experiencing what was happening outside the viewfinder, and without seeing the motion. Students also write papers about the subjects of their photo documentaries.

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Photography | Photography | Photojournalism | Photojournalism | Writing | Writing | Journalism | Journalism | Documentary | Documentary | News | News | Image | Image | Photo | Photo | Camera | Camera | Picture | Picture | Newspaper | Newspaper | Magazine | Magazine | documentary photography | documentary photography | photojournalism | photojournalism | Susan Sontag | Susan Sontag | Robert Coles | Robert Coles | Ken Light | Ken Light | Eugene Richards | Eugene Richards | Sebastian Salgado | Sebastian Salgado | still images | still images | documentary photographers | documentary photographers | photojournalists | photojournalists | slides | slides | photographs | photographs | photo project | photo project | contact sheets | contact sheets | objectivity | objectivity | myth | myth | reality | reality | truth | truth | reporters | reporters | voyeurs | voyeurs

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21W.749 Documentary Photography and Photojournalism: Still Images of a World in Motion (MIT) 21W.749 Documentary Photography and Photojournalism: Still Images of a World in Motion (MIT)

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This course is an introduction to the great tradition of documentary photography. Students learn to see the world around them in a new way and produce a documentary project. The course requires reading and writing about photography, as well as doing it on a regular basis. The class emphasis is on thinking about why people photograph, what photographs do and do not mean to us, and on doing documentary work, on telling stories with photographs. This is not a technical class, and it should not be considered an "introduction to photography." I work on the assumption that any student signing up for the class has at least a minimal sense of the difference between f stops and T stops, and can find his or her way around a camera. While there will be some technical discussion in class, it This course is an introduction to the great tradition of documentary photography. Students learn to see the world around them in a new way and produce a documentary project. The course requires reading and writing about photography, as well as doing it on a regular basis. The class emphasis is on thinking about why people photograph, what photographs do and do not mean to us, and on doing documentary work, on telling stories with photographs. This is not a technical class, and it should not be considered an "introduction to photography." I work on the assumption that any student signing up for the class has at least a minimal sense of the difference between f stops and T stops, and can find his or her way around a camera. While there will be some technical discussion in class, it

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Photography | Photography | photojournalism | photojournalism | writing | writing | journalism | journalism | documentary | documentary | news | news | image | image | photo | photo | camera | camera | picture | picture | newspaper | newspaper | magazine | magazine

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6.152J Microelectronics Processing Technology (MIT) 6.152J Microelectronics Processing Technology (MIT)

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This course introduces the theory and technology of micro/nano fabrication. Lectures and laboratory sessions focus on basic processing techniques such as diffusion, oxidation, photolithography, chemical vapor deposition, and more. Through team lab assignments, students are expected to gain an understanding of these processing techniques, and how they are applied in concert to device fabrication. Students enrolled in this course have a unique opportunity to fashion and test micro/nano-devices, using modern techniques and technology. This course introduces the theory and technology of micro/nano fabrication. Lectures and laboratory sessions focus on basic processing techniques such as diffusion, oxidation, photolithography, chemical vapor deposition, and more. Through team lab assignments, students are expected to gain an understanding of these processing techniques, and how they are applied in concert to device fabrication. Students enrolled in this course have a unique opportunity to fashion and test micro/nano-devices, using modern techniques and technology.

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microelectronics | microelectronics | Microelectronics processing | Microelectronics processing | integrated circuits | vacuum | chemical vapor deposition | CVD | oxidation | diffusion | implantation | lithography | soft lithography | etching | sputtering | evaporation | interconnect | metallization | crystal growth | reliability | fabrication | processing | photolithography | physical vapor deposition | MOS | MOS capacitor | microcantilever | microfluidic | integrated circuits | vacuum | chemical vapor deposition | CVD | oxidation | diffusion | implantation | lithography | soft lithography | etching | sputtering | evaporation | interconnect | metallization | crystal growth | reliability | fabrication | processing | photolithography | physical vapor deposition | MOS | MOS capacitor | microcantilever | microfluidic | integrated circuits;vacuum;chemical vapor deposition;CVD;oxidation;diffusion;implantation;lithography;soft lithography;etching;sputtering;evaporation;interconnect;metallization;crystal growth;reliability;fabrication;processing;photolithography;physical vapor deposition;MOS;MOS capacitor;microcantilever;microfluidic | integrated circuits;vacuum;chemical vapor deposition;CVD;oxidation;diffusion;implantation;lithography;soft lithography;etching;sputtering;evaporation;interconnect;metallization;crystal growth;reliability;fabrication;processing;photolithography;physical vapor deposition;MOS;MOS capacitor;microcantilever;microfluidic | integrated circuits | integrated circuits | vacuum | vacuum | chemical vapor deposition | chemical vapor deposition | CVD | CVD | oxidation | oxidation | diffusion | diffusion | implantation | implantation | lithography | lithography | soft lithography | soft lithography | etching | etching | sputtering | sputtering | evaporation | evaporation | interconnect | interconnect | metallization | metallization | crystal growth | crystal growth | reliability | reliability | fabrication | fabrication | processing | processing | photolithography | photolithography | physical vapor deposition | physical vapor deposition | MOS | MOS | MOS capacitor | MOS capacitor | microcantilever | microcantilever | microfluidic | microfluidic | 6.152 | 6.152 | 3.155 | 3.155

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21G.049 French Photography (MIT) 21G.049 French Photography (MIT)

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This course introduces students to the world of French photography from its invention in the 1820s to the present. It provides exposure to major photographers and images of the French tradition, and encourages students to explore the social and cultural roles and meanings of photographs. The class is designed to help students navigate their own photo-saturated worlds and provides an opportunity to gain practical experience in photography. Taught in English. This course introduces students to the world of French photography from its invention in the 1820s to the present. It provides exposure to major photographers and images of the French tradition, and encourages students to explore the social and cultural roles and meanings of photographs. The class is designed to help students navigate their own photo-saturated worlds and provides an opportunity to gain practical experience in photography. Taught in English.

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French | French | France | France | photography | photography | role in modern society | role in modern society | visual and formal analysis | visual and formal analysis | printed forms | printed forms | historical analysis | historical analysis | aesthetic trends | aesthetic trends | Dagguerre | Dagguerre | Dagguerrotype | Dagguerrotype | Barthes | Barthes | portraiture | portraiture | carte de visite | carte de visite | resemblance | resemblance | surrealism | surrealism | abstraction | abstraction | realism | realism | street photography | street photography | Kertesz | Kertesz | Baudelaire | Baudelaire | calotypomania | calotypomania | urbanism | urbanism | picture-taking | picture-taking | picture postcards | picture postcards | neo-realism | neo-realism | Sontag | Sontag | war photography | war photography | fashion | fashion | digital images | digital images | photo-sharing | photo-sharing | instagram | instagram | Ducros | Ducros

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7.01SC Fundamentals of Biology (MIT) 7.01SC Fundamentals of Biology (MIT)

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Fundamentals of Biology focuses on the basic principles of biochemistry, molecular biology, genetics, and recombinant DNA. These principles are necessary to understanding the basic mechanisms of life and anchor the biological knowledge that is required to understand many of the challenges in everyday life, from human health and disease to loss of biodiversity and environmental quality. Fundamentals of Biology focuses on the basic principles of biochemistry, molecular biology, genetics, and recombinant DNA. These principles are necessary to understanding the basic mechanisms of life and anchor the biological knowledge that is required to understand many of the challenges in everyday life, from human health and disease to loss of biodiversity and environmental quality.

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amino acids | amino acids | carboxyl group | carboxyl group | amino group | amino group | side chains | side chains | polar | polar | hydrophobic | hydrophobic | primary structure | primary structure | secondary structure | secondary structure | tertiary structure | tertiary structure | quaternary structure | quaternary structure | x-ray crystallography | x-ray crystallography | alpha helix | alpha helix | beta sheet | beta sheet | ionic bond | ionic bond | non-polar bond | non-polar bond | van der Waals interactions | van der Waals interactions | proton gradient | proton gradient | cyclic photophosphorylation | cyclic photophosphorylation | sunlight | sunlight | ATP | ATP | chlorophyll | chlorophyll | chlorophyll a | chlorophyll a | electrons | electrons | hydrogen sulfide | hydrogen sulfide | biosynthesis | biosynthesis | non-cyclic photophosphorylation | non-cyclic photophosphorylation | photosystem II | photosystem II | photosystem I | photosystem I | cyanobacteria | cyanobacteria | chloroplast | chloroplast | stroma | stroma | thylakoid membrane | thylakoid membrane | Genetics | Genetics | Mendel | Mendel | Mendel's Laws | Mendel's Laws | cloning | cloning | restriction enzymes | restriction enzymes | vector | vector | insert DNA | insert DNA | ligase | ligase | library | library | E.Coli | E.Coli | phosphatase | phosphatase | yeast | yeast | transformation | transformation | ARG1 gene | ARG1 gene | ARG1 mutant yeast | ARG1 mutant yeast | yeast wild-type | yeast wild-type | cloning by complementation | cloning by complementation | Human Beta Globin gene | Human Beta Globin gene | protein tetramer | protein tetramer | vectors | vectors | antibodies | antibodies | human promoter | human promoter | splicing | splicing | mRNA | mRNA | cDNA | cDNA | reverse transcriptase | reverse transcriptase | plasmid | plasmid | electrophoresis | electrophoresis | DNA sequencing | DNA sequencing | primer | primer | template | template | capillary tube | capillary tube | laser detector | laser detector | human genome project | human genome project | recombinant DNA | recombinant DNA | clone | clone | primer walking | primer walking | subcloning | subcloning | computer assembly | computer assembly | shotgun sequencing | shotgun sequencing | open reading frame | open reading frame | databases | databases | polymerase chain reaction (PCR) | polymerase chain reaction (PCR) | polymerase | polymerase | nucleotides | nucleotides | Thermus aquaticus | Thermus aquaticus | Taq polymerase | Taq polymerase | thermocycler | thermocycler | resequencing | resequencing | in vitro fertilization | in vitro fertilization | pre-implantation diagnostics | pre-implantation diagnostics | forensics | forensics | genetic engineering | genetic engineering | DNA sequences | DNA sequences | therapeutic proteins | therapeutic proteins | E. coli | E. coli | disease-causing mutations | disease-causing mutations | cleavage of DNA | cleavage of DNA | bacterial transformation | bacterial transformation | recombinant DNA revolution | recombinant DNA revolution | biotechnology industry | biotechnology industry | Robert Swanson | Robert Swanson | toxin gene | toxin gene | pathogenic bacterium | pathogenic bacterium | biomedical research | biomedical research | S. Pyogenes | S. Pyogenes | origin of replication | origin of replication

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RES.10-001 Making Science and Engineering Pictures (MIT) RES.10-001 Making Science and Engineering Pictures (MIT)

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Includes audio/video content: AV lectures. This collection of videos teaches how to use a flatbed scanner to create photographs of science and engineering. It is part of the interdisciplinary course taught at MIT called “Visual Strategies for Scientists and Engineers” that provides instruction in best practices for creating more effective graphics and photographs to support and communicate research in science and engineering.About the InstructorFelice Frankel is an award-winning science photographer and research scientist in the Center for Materials Science and Engineering at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Felice's images have been internationally published in books, journals, and magazines, including the New York Times, Nature, Science, National Geographic, and Di Includes audio/video content: AV lectures. This collection of videos teaches how to use a flatbed scanner to create photographs of science and engineering. It is part of the interdisciplinary course taught at MIT called “Visual Strategies for Scientists and Engineers” that provides instruction in best practices for creating more effective graphics and photographs to support and communicate research in science and engineering.About the InstructorFelice Frankel is an award-winning science photographer and research scientist in the Center for Materials Science and Engineering at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Felice's images have been internationally published in books, journals, and magazines, including the New York Times, Nature, Science, National Geographic, and Di

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scientific photography | scientific photography | journal submissions | journal submissions | PDMS photography | PDMS photography | microfluidic devices | microfluidic devices | microarrays | microarrays | drug delivery device | drug delivery device | petri dishes | petri dishes | E. Coli growth | E. Coli growth | flatbed scanner images | flatbed scanner images | human physiome chip | human physiome chip | lung on a chip | lung on a chip | electronic camera | electronic camera | microscale solar cells | microscale solar cells | solar cell | solar cell | E-Ink | E-Ink | tomato images | tomato images | music box | music box | Venus’ flower basket | Venus’ flower basket | Soft microfluidic sensor | Soft microfluidic sensor | paper-based microfluidics | paper-based microfluidics | diagnostic device | diagnostic device | macro photography | macro photography

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11.309J Sites in Sight: Photography as Inquiry (MIT) 11.309J Sites in Sight: Photography as Inquiry (MIT)

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This course explores photography as a disciplined way of seeing, of investigating landscapes and expressing ideas. Readings, observations, and photographs form the basis of discussions on landscape, light, significant detail, place, poetics, narrative, and how photography can inform design and planning, among other issues. The class website can be found here: Sites in Sight: Photography as Inquiry. This course explores photography as a disciplined way of seeing, of investigating landscapes and expressing ideas. Readings, observations, and photographs form the basis of discussions on landscape, light, significant detail, place, poetics, narrative, and how photography can inform design and planning, among other issues. The class website can be found here: Sites in Sight: Photography as Inquiry.

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landscape | landscape | light | light | significant detail | significant detail | place | place | poetics | poetics | narrative | narrative | urban planning | urban planning | seeing | seeing | digital photography | digital photography | digital editing | digital editing | storytelling | storytelling | community | community | urban revitalization | urban revitalization | neighborhood | neighborhood | photography | photography | photographs | photographs | detail | detail | portfolio | portfolio | 11.309 | 11.309 | 4.215 | 4.215

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Magnetic Materials and Devices (MIT) Magnetic Materials and Devices (MIT)

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This course explores the relationships which exist between the performance of electrical, optical, and magnetic devices and the microstructural characteristics of the materials from which they are constructed. The class uses a device-motivated approach which emphasizes emerging technologies. Device applications of physical phenomena are considered, including electrical conductivity and doping, transistors, photodetectors and photovoltaics, luminescence, light emitting diodes, lasers, optical phenomena, photonics, ferromagnetism, and magnetoresistance. This course explores the relationships which exist between the performance of electrical, optical, and magnetic devices and the microstructural characteristics of the materials from which they are constructed. The class uses a device-motivated approach which emphasizes emerging technologies. Device applications of physical phenomena are considered, including electrical conductivity and doping, transistors, photodetectors and photovoltaics, luminescence, light emitting diodes, lasers, optical phenomena, photonics, ferromagnetism, and magnetoresistance.

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electrical | optical | and magnetic devices | electrical | optical | and magnetic devices | microstructural characteristics of materials | microstructural characteristics of materials | device-motivated approach | device-motivated approach | emerging technologies | emerging technologies | physical phenomena | physical phenomena | electrical conductivity | electrical conductivity | doping | doping | transistors | transistors | photodectors | photodectors | photovoltaics | photovoltaics | luminescence | luminescence | light emitting diodes | light emitting diodes | lasers | lasers | optical phenomena | optical phenomena | photonics | photonics | ferromagnetism | ferromagnetism | magnetoresistance | magnetoresistance

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Magnetic Materials and Devices (MIT) Magnetic Materials and Devices (MIT)

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This course explores the relationships which exist between the performance of electrical, optical, and magnetic devices and the microstructural characteristics of the materials from which they are constructed. It features a device-motivated approach which places strong emphasis on emerging technologies. Device applications of physical phenomena are considered, including electrical conductivity and doping, transistors, photodetectors and photovoltaics, luminescence, light emitting diodes, lasers, optical phenomena, photonics, ferromagnetism, and magnetoresistance. This course explores the relationships which exist between the performance of electrical, optical, and magnetic devices and the microstructural characteristics of the materials from which they are constructed. It features a device-motivated approach which places strong emphasis on emerging technologies. Device applications of physical phenomena are considered, including electrical conductivity and doping, transistors, photodetectors and photovoltaics, luminescence, light emitting diodes, lasers, optical phenomena, photonics, ferromagnetism, and magnetoresistance.

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electrical | optical | and magnetic devices | electrical | optical | and magnetic devices | microstructural characteristics of materials | microstructural characteristics of materials | device-motivated approach | device-motivated approach | emerging technologies | emerging technologies | physical phenomena | physical phenomena | electrical conductivity | electrical conductivity | doping | doping | transistors | transistors | photodectors | photodectors | photovoltaics | photovoltaics | luminescence | luminescence | light emitting diodes | light emitting diodes | lasers | lasers | optical phenomena | optical phenomena | photonics | photonics | ferromagnetism | ferromagnetism | magnetoresistance | magnetoresistance | electrical devices | electrical devices | optical devices | optical devices | magnetic devices | magnetic devices | materials | materials | device applications | device applications

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Introducing philosophy Introducing philosophy

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Ever wondered what it would be like to study philosophy? This free course, Introducing philosophy, will introduce you to the teaching methods employed and the types of activities and assignments you would be asked to undertake should you wish to study philosophy and the human situation. First published on Thu, 04 Feb 2016 as Introducing philosophy. To find out more visit The Open University's Openlearn website. Creative-Commons 2016 Ever wondered what it would be like to study philosophy? This free course, Introducing philosophy, will introduce you to the teaching methods employed and the types of activities and assignments you would be asked to undertake should you wish to study philosophy and the human situation. First published on Thu, 04 Feb 2016 as Introducing philosophy. To find out more visit The Open University's Openlearn website. Creative-Commons 2016

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Philosophy | Philosophy | freedom | freedom | philosophers | philosophers | A211_1. | A211_1.

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Jackie Stewart Sunglasses

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This is an example of product photography of Jackie Stewart Sunglasses, taken in Newcastle upon Tyne at some time in the 1970's. The image is part of a collection capturing the changing face of Fashion in Newcastle upon Tyne, from the 1940?s to the 1970?s. This is expressed through photographs of shop fronts, advertising photography and product photography. More photographs can be viewed here www.flickr.com/photos/twm_news/sets/72157633468735885/ Image reference: DT/TUR/CN/8070 This collection of photographs can be found in the Turners Collection at Tyne & Wear Archives. Turners Photography Ltd was a commercial photographic company based at 7-15 Pink Lane, Newcastle. The collection is an extensive one, covering all aspects of commercial photography, including many jobs for large advertising firms of the time such as Tully-Crabbe Ltd. These images have been compiled in contribution to Newcastle Fashion week 2013. (Copyright) We're happy for you to share this digital image within the spirit of The Commons. Please cite 'Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums' when reusing. Certain restrictions on high quality reproductions and commercial use of the original physical version apply though; if you're unsure please email archives@twmuseums.org.uk

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celebrity | sport | race | brand | sunglasses | retro | product | presentation | design | designer | retail | commercial | colourphotograph | jackiestewart | newcastleupontyne | 1970s | changing | fashion | advertising | shopfronts | cardboard | box | lid | text | signage | symbol | newcastlefashionweek2013 | emblem | stamp | carracing | car | helmet | suit | racingtrack | road | barrier | crowd | people | spectators | wheels | seat | frame | metal | steel | motor | hat | hair | mouth | nose | skin | face | head | scarf | pattern | lines | turnersphotographyltd | industry | social | unusual | man | cleanshaven | glass | sticker | paper | shadow

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Image 27 from a photograph album of presentations to shipyard workers, social events and launches

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Taken from the Joseph L. Thompson & Sons Ltd, shipbuilders, Sunderland Collection, c1960s - c1981. Reference no. DS.JLT/6/6 (image 27) This photograph was selected by Andy Martin as part of the 'Uncovering Archives Photography' Workshop held at Tyne and Wear Museums and Archives in November 2012. See Andy's response to this image here: www.flickr.com/photos/interzone-inc/8357950261/in/pool-un... Find out more about the project here: www.flickr.com/groups/uncoveringarchivesphotography/ (Copyright) We're happy for you to share this digital image within the spirit of The Commons. Please cite 'Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums' when reusing. Certain restrictions on high quality reproductions and commercial use of the original physical version apply though; if you're unsure please email archives@twmuseums.org.uk

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blackandwhite | shipyard | men | suit | necktie | light | shade | television | paper | comradeship | socialinteraction | poignant | presentation | shipbuilding | industrialheritage | industry | maritime | abstract | social | past | continuous | pastcontinuous | digitalimage | blackandwhitephotograph | image27 | photographalbum | presentations | shipyardworkers | socialevents | launches | josephlthompsonsonsltd | sunderlandcollection | sunderland | c1960sc1981 | andymartin | photographer | uncoveringarchivesphotography | workshop | november2012 | unusual | interesting | crease | standing | lightshade | cloth | fabric | stripes | trousers | shirt | jacket | button | pocket | award | inscription | mount | smiling | wire | hardhat | glasses | building | wall | roof | window | frame | glass | timber | bolt | blind | daylight | book | leather | cover | hand

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11.309J Sensing Place: Photography as Inquiry (MIT) 11.309J Sensing Place: Photography as Inquiry (MIT)

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This course explores photography as a disciplined way of seeing or investigating urban landscapes, and expressing ideas. Readings, observations, and photographs form the basis of discussions on light, detail, place, poetics, narrative, and how photography can inform design and planning. The current version of the class website for the course can be found here: Sensing Place: Photography as Inquiry. This course explores photography as a disciplined way of seeing or investigating urban landscapes, and expressing ideas. Readings, observations, and photographs form the basis of discussions on light, detail, place, poetics, narrative, and how photography can inform design and planning. The current version of the class website for the course can be found here: Sensing Place: Photography as Inquiry.

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photography | photography | landscape | landscape | light | light | significant detail | significant detail | place | place | poetics | poetics | narrative | narrative | urban planning | urban planning | seeing | seeing | digital photography | digital photography | digital editing | digital editing | storytelling | storytelling | community | community | urban revitalization | urban revitalization | neighborhood | neighborhood

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21A.260 Culture, Embodiment and the Senses (MIT) 21A.260 Culture, Embodiment and the Senses (MIT)

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Culture, Embodiment, and the Senses will provide an historical and cross-cultural analysis of the politics of sensory experience. The subject will address western philosophical debates about mind, brain, emotion, and the body and the historical value placed upon sight, reason, and rationality, versus smell, taste, and touch as acceptable modes of knowing and knowledge production. We will assess cultural traditions that challenge scientific interpretations of experience arising from western philosophical and physiological models. The class will examine how sensory experience lies beyond the realm of individual physiological or psychological responses and occurs within a culturally elaborated field of social relations. Finally, we will debate how discourse about the senses is a product of pa Culture, Embodiment, and the Senses will provide an historical and cross-cultural analysis of the politics of sensory experience. The subject will address western philosophical debates about mind, brain, emotion, and the body and the historical value placed upon sight, reason, and rationality, versus smell, taste, and touch as acceptable modes of knowing and knowledge production. We will assess cultural traditions that challenge scientific interpretations of experience arising from western philosophical and physiological models. The class will examine how sensory experience lies beyond the realm of individual physiological or psychological responses and occurs within a culturally elaborated field of social relations. Finally, we will debate how discourse about the senses is a product of pa

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Anthropology | Anthropology | culture | culture | embodiment | embodiment | senses | senses | historical | historical | cross-cultural analysis | cross-cultural analysis | politics | politics | sensory experience | sensory experience | western philosophical debates | western philosophical debates | mind | mind | brain | brain | emotion | emotion | body | body | sight | sight | reason | reason | rationality | rationality | smell | smell | taste | taste | touch | touch | knowing | knowing | knowledge production | knowledge production | scientific interpretations | scientific interpretations | western philosophical | western philosophical | physiological models | physiological models | individual physiological | individual physiological | psychological responses | psychological responses | social relations | social relations | power relations | power relations

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HST.542J Quantitative Physiology: Organ Transport Systems (MIT) HST.542J Quantitative Physiology: Organ Transport Systems (MIT)

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This course elaborates on the application of the principles of energy and mass flow to major human organ systems. It discusses mechanisms of regulation and homeostasis. It also discusses anatomical, physiological, and pathophysiological features of the cardiovascular, respiratory, and renal systems. There is emphasis on those systems, features, and devices that are most illuminated by the methods of physical sciences. This course elaborates on the application of the principles of energy and mass flow to major human organ systems. It discusses mechanisms of regulation and homeostasis. It also discusses anatomical, physiological, and pathophysiological features of the cardiovascular, respiratory, and renal systems. There is emphasis on those systems, features, and devices that are most illuminated by the methods of physical sciences.

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electrocardiogram | electrocardiogram | cardiovascular system | cardiovascular system | cardiovascular physiology | cardiovascular physiology | electrophysiology | electrophysiology | myocardial cells | myocardial cells | electrocardiography | electrocardiography | physiological fluid mechanics | physiological fluid mechanics | respiratory physiology | respiratory physiology | renal physiology | renal physiology | quantitative physiology | quantitative physiology | pulmonary mechanics | pulmonary mechanics | heart | heart | arrhythmia | arrhythmia | pulmonary modeling | pulmonary modeling | clinical electrocardiography | clinical electrocardiography | ECG | ECG | EKG | EKG | ischemia | ischemia | infarction | infarction | vector cardiogram | vector cardiogram | purkinje fibers | purkinje fibers | QRS waveform | QRS waveform | tachycardia | tachycardia | action potential | action potential | depolarization | depolarization | afterdepolarization | afterdepolarization | total lung capacity | total lung capacity | systolic | systolic | diastolic | diastolic | residual volume | residual volume | vital capacity | vital capacity | HST.542 | HST.542 | 2.792 | 2.792 | 20.371J20.371 | 20.371J20.371 | 6.022 | 6.022

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24.00 Problems of Philosophy (MIT) 24.00 Problems of Philosophy (MIT)

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The course has two main goals: First, to give you a sense of what philosophers think about and why. This will be done through consideration of some perennial philosophical problems, e.g., the existence of God, reason and faith, personal identity and immortality, freewill, moral responsibility, and standards for moral conduct. We will draw on readings by important figures in the history of philosophy as well as contemporary authors. The second goal is to develop your philosophical skills, and your critical and argumentative skills more generally. The course has two main goals: First, to give you a sense of what philosophers think about and why. This will be done through consideration of some perennial philosophical problems, e.g., the existence of God, reason and faith, personal identity and immortality, freewill, moral responsibility, and standards for moral conduct. We will draw on readings by important figures in the history of philosophy as well as contemporary authors. The second goal is to develop your philosophical skills, and your critical and argumentative skills more generally.

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Philosophy | Philosophy | problems | problems | philosophers | philosophers | think | think | existence | existence | God | God | reason | reason | faith | faith | mind-body | mind-body | freewill | freewill | moral responsibility | moral responsibility | standards | standards | moral conduct | moral conduct | history | history | contemporary authors | contemporary authors | skills | skills | critical | critical | argumentative | argumentative

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12.810 Dynamics of the Atmosphere (MIT) 12.810 Dynamics of the Atmosphere (MIT)

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This course begins with a study of the role of dynamics in the general physics of the atmosphere, the consideration of the differences between modeling and approximation, and the observed large-scale phenomenology of the atmosphere. Only then are the basic equations derived in rigorous manner. The equations are then applied to important problems and methodologies in meteorology and climate, with discussions of the history of the topics where appropriate. Problems include the Hadley circulation and its role in the general circulation, atmospheric waves including gravity and Rossby waves and their interaction with the mean flow, with specific applications to the stratospheric quasi-biennial oscillation, tides, the super-rotation of Venus' atmosphere, the generation of atmospheric turbulence This course begins with a study of the role of dynamics in the general physics of the atmosphere, the consideration of the differences between modeling and approximation, and the observed large-scale phenomenology of the atmosphere. Only then are the basic equations derived in rigorous manner. The equations are then applied to important problems and methodologies in meteorology and climate, with discussions of the history of the topics where appropriate. Problems include the Hadley circulation and its role in the general circulation, atmospheric waves including gravity and Rossby waves and their interaction with the mean flow, with specific applications to the stratospheric quasi-biennial oscillation, tides, the super-rotation of Venus' atmosphere, the generation of atmospheric turbulence

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atmosphere | atmosphere | meteorology | meteorology | climate | climate | Hadley circulation | Hadley circulation | general circulation | general circulation | atmospheric waves | atmospheric waves | Rossby waves | Rossby waves | stationary waves | stationary waves | atmospheric turbulence | atmospheric turbulence

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Philosophy for Beginners

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Philosophy has been studied for thousands of years. It involves the use of reason and argument to search for the truth about reality - about the nature of things, ethics, aesthetics, language, the mind, God and everything else. This series of five introductory lectures, aimed at students new to philosophy, presented by Marianne Talbot, Department for Continuing Education, University of Oxford, will test you on some famous thought experiments and introduce you to some central philosophical issues and to the thoughts of some key philosophers.

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simple-podcasting | tpi3 | philosophy | pre-socatics | philosophical history | feature | checked1 | metaphysics | epistemology | logic and argument | philosophical method | rationality | consciousness | ethical philosophy | political philosophy | he - historical and philosophical studies | v500 | v510 | v511 | v520 | philosophical studies | V000

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Psychic Photography - C.P. MacCarthy

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This mysterious collection of images have been discovered within the photographic collections of Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums. Reference: TWCMS -H13098-73-16 The lantern slides are from a series titled 'Psychic Photography From A New Angle' and feature eerie images of the supposedly paranormal and unknown forces caught on camera. Very little is known of the origins of this collection. The slides were designed to accompany a lecture by a Mr C.P. MacCarthy of 15 Wilkinson Street, Sheffield. Mr MacCarthy produced the images under test conditions in 1934 in front of an invited committee at 76 Clarkehouse Road, Sheffield. He states the intention was to ?demonstrate under test conditions Fake Psychic Photography? to this committee. Mr MacCarthy states his three reasons for this demonstration. 1.To prove the possibility of Fake under test conditions. 2.To show you cannot be too critical of such phenomena. 3.To indicate the increasing scope for fraud with the probability of genuine spirit photography. Mr MacCarthy further guarantees ?in the sum of five pounds, payable to any charitable institution, that no collusion exists, or has existed between myself and any other party in connection with this demonstration.? Little is currently known of the Psychic demonstration. Who sat on the invited committee? Who was Mr MacCarthy? Why was he investigating Psychic Photography? Can you help us with this information? (Copyright) We're happy for you to share these digital images within the spirit of The Commons. Please cite 'Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums' when reusing. Certain restrictions on high quality reproductions and commercial use of the original physical version apply though; if you're unsure please email archives@twmuseums.org.uk

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psychic | photography | paranormal | supernatural | fake | spirit | ghost | ectoplasm | spiritphotography | fraud | experiment | eerie | creepy | weird | odd | blackandwhitephotograph | lanternslides | mysterious | photographiccollection | tyneweararchivesmuseums | anewangle | cpmaccarthy | unknown | forces | captured | camera | lecture | mrcpmaccarthy | 15wilkinsonstreet | sheffield | images | testconditions | committee | phenomena | critical | genuine | collusion | demonstration | connection | psychicdemonstration | may15th1934 | fakepsychicphotographs | typedletter | text | word | letter | paper | grain | intriguing | social | psychicphotographyfromanewangle

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Imagination: The missing mystery of philosophy Imagination: The missing mystery of philosophy

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What is imagination and can philosophy define it in any meaningful way? This free course, Imagination: The missing mystery of philosophy, will introduce you to some of the possible answers to these questions and will examine why philosophy has sometimes found it difficult to approach imagination. It will then go on to examine the relationship that imagination has to imagery and supposition, charting where these concepts overlap with imagination and where they diverge. First published on Fri, 15 Jan 2016 as Imagination: The missing mystery of philosophy. To find out more visit The Open University's Openlearn website. Creative-Commons 2016 What is imagination and can philosophy define it in any meaningful way? This free course, Imagination: The missing mystery of philosophy, will introduce you to some of the possible answers to these questions and will examine why philosophy has sometimes found it difficult to approach imagination. It will then go on to examine the relationship that imagination has to imagery and supposition, charting where these concepts overlap with imagination and where they diverge. First published on Fri, 15 Jan 2016 as Imagination: The missing mystery of philosophy. To find out more visit The Open University's Openlearn website. Creative-Commons 2016

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Philosophy | Philosophy | AA308_4 | AA308_4

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Ectoplasm

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This mysterious collection of images have been discovered within the photographic collections of Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums. Reference: TWCMS -H13098-73-4 The lantern slides are from a series titled 'Psychic Photography From A New Angle' and feature eerie images of the supposedly paranormal and unknown forces caught on camera. Very little is known of the origins of this collection. The slides were designed to accompany a lecture by a Mr C.P. MacCarthy of 15 Wilkinson Street, Sheffield. Mr MacCarthy produced the images under test conditions in 1934 in front of an invited committee at 76 Clarkehouse Road, Sheffield. He states the intention was to ?demonstrate under test conditions Fake Psychic Photography? to this committee. Mr MacCarthy states his three reasons for this demonstration. 1.To prove the possibility of Fake under test conditions. 2.To show you cannot be too critical of such phenomena. 3.To indicate the increasing scope for fraud with the probability of genuine spirit photography. Mr MacCarthy further guarantees ?in the sum of five pounds, payable to any charitable institution, that no collusion exists, or has existed between myself and any other party in connection with this demonstration.? Little is currently known of the Psychic demonstration. Who sat on the invited committee? Who was Mr MacCarthy? Why was he investigating Psychic Photography? Can you help us with this information? (Copyright) We're happy for you to share these digital images within the spirit of The Commons. Please cite 'Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums' when reusing. Certain restrictions on high quality reproductions and commercial use of the original physical version apply though; if you're unsure please email archives@twmuseums.org.uk

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psychic | photography | paranormal | supernatural | fake | spirit | ghost | ectoplasm | spiritphotography | fraud | experiment | eerie | creepy | weird | odd | blackandwhitephotograph | digitalimage | blackframe | grain | mark | circle | spot | lanternslides | fascinating | surreal | scary | psychicphotographyfromanewangle | mysterious | unknownforces | captured | camera | lectureslides | mr | mrcpmaccarthy | 15wilkinsonstreet | sheffield | testconditions | fakepsychicphotography | committee | meeting | gathering | openmind | phenomena | genuine | forces | genuinespiritphotography | demonstration | mystery | unsolved | neutralbackground | fur | furry | object | crease | frame | ball | socialhistory

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24.901 Language and its Structure I: Phonology (MIT) 24.901 Language and its Structure I: Phonology (MIT)

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24.901 is designed to give you a preliminary understanding of how the sound systems of different languages are structured, how and why they may differ from each other. The course also aims to provide you with analytical tools in phonology, enough to allow you to sketch the analysis of an entire phonological system by the end of the term. On a non-linguistic level, the couse aims to teach you by example the virtues of formulating precise and explicit descriptive statements; and to develop your skills in making and evaluating arguments. 24.901 is designed to give you a preliminary understanding of how the sound systems of different languages are structured, how and why they may differ from each other. The course also aims to provide you with analytical tools in phonology, enough to allow you to sketch the analysis of an entire phonological system by the end of the term. On a non-linguistic level, the couse aims to teach you by example the virtues of formulating precise and explicit descriptive statements; and to develop your skills in making and evaluating arguments.

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fundamental concepts | fundamental concepts | phonological theory | phonological theory | philosophy | philosophy | cognitive psychology | cognitive psychology | articulatory phonetics | articulatory phonetics | acoustic phonetics | acoustic phonetics | feature systems | feature systems | underlying representations | underlying representations | underspecification | underspecification | phonological rules | phonological rules | phonological derivations | phonological derivations | syllable structure | syllable structure | accentual systems | accentual systems | morphology-phonology interface | morphology-phonology interface

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7.343 Photosynthesis: Life from Light (MIT) 7.343 Photosynthesis: Life from Light (MIT)

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In this course, you will journey through the web of physical, chemical, and biological reactions that collectively constitute photosynthesis. We will begin with light harvesting and follow photons to the sites of primary photochemistry: the photoreaction centers. A molecular-scale view will show in atomic detail how these protein complexes capture and energize electrons. Then we will follow the multiple pathways electrons take as they carry out their work. Consequent reactions, such as the synthesis of ATP and the reduction of CO2 during the synthesis of carbohydrates, will also be discussed in structural detail. Lastly, we will delve into the evolution of these systems and also discuss other photosynthetic strategies, such as light-driven proton pumps and anoxygenic photosynthesis. The co In this course, you will journey through the web of physical, chemical, and biological reactions that collectively constitute photosynthesis. We will begin with light harvesting and follow photons to the sites of primary photochemistry: the photoreaction centers. A molecular-scale view will show in atomic detail how these protein complexes capture and energize electrons. Then we will follow the multiple pathways electrons take as they carry out their work. Consequent reactions, such as the synthesis of ATP and the reduction of CO2 during the synthesis of carbohydrates, will also be discussed in structural detail. Lastly, we will delve into the evolution of these systems and also discuss other photosynthetic strategies, such as light-driven proton pumps and anoxygenic photosynthesis. The co

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photosynthesis | photosynthesis | life from light | life from light | conversion | conversion | solar energy | solar energy | chemical energy | chemical energy | biogeochemical cycles | biogeochemical cycles | global warming | global warming | physical | physical | chemical and biological reactions | chemical and biological reactions | light harvesting | light harvesting | photochemistry | photochemistry | protein complexes | protein complexes | synthesis of ATP | synthesis of ATP | reduction of CO2 | reduction of CO2 | carbohydrates | carbohydrates | light-driven proton pumps | light-driven proton pumps | anoxygenic photosynthesis | anoxygenic photosynthesis

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SP.2H3 Ancient Philosophy and Mathematics (MIT) SP.2H3 Ancient Philosophy and Mathematics (MIT)

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Western philosophy and theoretical mathematics were born together, and the cross-fertilization of ideas in the two disciplines was continuously acknowledged throughout antiquity. In this course, we read works of ancient Greek philosophy and mathematics, and investigate the way in which ideas of definition, reason, argument and proof, rationality and irrationality, number, quality and quantity, truth, and even the idea of an idea were shaped by the interplay of philosophic and mathematical inquiry. Western philosophy and theoretical mathematics were born together, and the cross-fertilization of ideas in the two disciplines was continuously acknowledged throughout antiquity. In this course, we read works of ancient Greek philosophy and mathematics, and investigate the way in which ideas of definition, reason, argument and proof, rationality and irrationality, number, quality and quantity, truth, and even the idea of an idea were shaped by the interplay of philosophic and mathematical inquiry.

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mathematics | mathematics | geometry | geometry | history | history | philosophy | philosophy | Greek philosophy | Greek philosophy | Plato | Plato | Euclid | Euclid | Aristotle | Aristotle | Rene Descartes | Rene Descartes | Nicomachus | Nicomachus | Francis Bacon | Francis Bacon | number | number | irrational number | irrational number | ratio | ratio | ethics | ethics | logos | logos | logic | logic | ancient knowing | ancient knowing | modern knowing | modern knowing | Greek conception of number | Greek conception of number | idea of number | idea of number | courage | courage | justice | justice | pursuit of truth | pursuit of truth | truth as a surd | truth as a surd

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1.84J Atmospheric Chemistry (MIT) 1.84J Atmospheric Chemistry (MIT)

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This course provides a detailed overview of the chemical transformations that control the abundances of key trace species in the Earth's atmosphere. Emphasizes the effects of human activity on air quality and climate. Topics include photochemistry, kinetics, and thermodynamics important to the chemistry of the atmosphere; stratospheric ozone depletion; oxidation chemistry of the troposphere; photochemical smog; aerosol chemistry; and sources and sinks of greenhouse gases and other climate forcers. This course provides a detailed overview of the chemical transformations that control the abundances of key trace species in the Earth's atmosphere. Emphasizes the effects of human activity on air quality and climate. Topics include photochemistry, kinetics, and thermodynamics important to the chemistry of the atmosphere; stratospheric ozone depletion; oxidation chemistry of the troposphere; photochemical smog; aerosol chemistry; and sources and sinks of greenhouse gases and other climate forcers.

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Photochemistry | Photochemistry | specstrocopy | specstrocopy | chemical kinetics | chemical kinetics | stratospheric chemistry | stratospheric chemistry | tropospheric chemistry | tropospheric chemistry | reactive nitrogen chemistry | reactive nitrogen chemistry | oxidized chemistry | oxidized chemistry | aerosol chemistry | aerosol chemistry | atmospheric aqueous chemistry | atmospheric aqueous chemistry | climate change | climate change | acid rain | acid rain | ozone pollution | ozone pollution

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