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Interactive Compositions: Compositional Thinking Meets Material-Centered Interaction Design

Mikael Wiberg

in The Materiality of Interaction: Notes on the Materials of Interaction Design

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780262037518
eISBN:
9780262344692
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262037518.003.0007
Subject:
Art, Design

Interaction design is a relational practice where interaction designers bring together many different materials into compositions that in return enable particular forms of interaction. However, and ... More


Conjoining Meanings: Semantics Without Truth Values

Paul M. Pietroski

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780198812722
eISBN:
9780191850516
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198812722.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language, Philosophy of Mind

Humans naturally acquire languages that connect meanings with pronunciations. These distinctive languages are described here as generative procedures that respect substantive constraints. Children ... More


Labour Market Regulations and Capital Intensity

Gilbert Cette, Jimmy Lopez, and Jacques Mairesse

in The Political Economy of Structural Reforms in Europe

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
August 2018
ISBN:
9780198821878
eISBN:
9780191861000
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198821878.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

What is the impact of labour market regulations as measured by the OECD indicator of employment protection legislation (EPL) on capital and skill composition? Precisely, this study investigates the ... More


Gravity versus Pressure

Prasenjit Saha and Paul A. Taylor

in The Astronomers' Magic Envelope: An Introduction to Astrophysics Emphasizing General Principles and Orders of Magnitude

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
July 2018
ISBN:
9780198816461
eISBN:
9780191858246
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198816461.003.0005
Subject:
Physics, Particle Physics / Astrophysics / Cosmology

Formally, the title of this chapter is a statement of the equation of hydrostatic equilibrium. A large number of stellar objects exist in the balance between gravity and pressure, with the large ... More


Fresh yet Familiar: Music

Xing Fan

in Staging Revolution: Artistry and Aesthetics in Model Beijing Opera during the Cultural Revolution

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9789888455812
eISBN:
9789888455164
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888455812.003.0008
Subject:
History, Asian History

Chapter 7 examines music in model jingju, the dimension that has been generally acknowledged as the most successful among these productions’ artistic aspects. The author approaches music in model ... More


The Prospects and Regrets of an EdTech Gold Rush

Alex Reid

in MOOCs and Their Afterlives: Experiments in Scale and Access in Higher Education

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780226469317
eISBN:
9780226469591
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226469591.003.0015
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

Expectations about the role that MOOCs might play in higher education remain intertwined with conventional understandings of how learning happens and might be measured. Another approach to online ... More


Two Teenage Countesses

Andrew Talle

in Beyond Bach: Music and Everyday Life in the Eighteenth Century

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780252040849
eISBN:
9780252099342
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252040849.003.0006
Subject:
Music, History, Western

Chapter five analyzes the repertoire associated with female musicians on the basis of the remarkably well-preserved music library of two teenage countesses in Darmstadt: Luise Charlotte and ... More


“Such as might best be”: <i>Simile</i> in Edmund Spenser’s <i>Faerie Queene</i>

Colleen Ruth Rosenfeld

in Indecorous Thinking: Figures of Speech in Early Modern Poetics

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780823277919
eISBN:
9780823280667
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823277919.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

Chapter Four follows Braggadochio as he travels through Spenser’s faerie land collecting other men’s ornamenta, a word that describes both the figures of rhetoric and the weapons of war. His story ... More


The Wexler Bend Pilot Plant

Colin F. Baxter

in The Secret History of RDX: The Super-Explosive that Helped Win World War II

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780813175287
eISBN:
9780813175294
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813175287.003.0009
Subject:
History, Military History

One of the epic industrial and scientific achievements of the United States during World War II was accomplished at the Wexler Bend Pilot Plant, Kingsport, Tennessee, where fifty hand-picked (their ... More


Aftersentence

Rachel Bowlby

in Sentencing Orlando: Virginia Woolf and the Morphology of the Modernist Sentence

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781474414609
eISBN:
9781474444989
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474414609.003.0018
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

In this closing piece, Rachel Bowlby performs her engagement with Woolf’s sentences, and her response to the preceding chapters, in a fictional-essayistic mode which mimics, distorts, re-writes and ... More


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