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Clicks, Genes, and Languages

Norman A. Johnson

in Darwinian Detectives: Revealing the Natural History of Genes and Genomes

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195306750
eISBN:
9780199790203
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195306750.003.0010
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

Languages, like populations, evolve over time. However, languages, like other cultural units, are not inherited in the same way as genes are. Do these differences in inheritance lead to differences ... More


Beyond the Fun and Song

Francine Klagsbrun

in When We Were Free to Be: Looking Back at a Children's Classic and the Difference It Made

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807837238
eISBN:
9781469601427
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807837559_rotskoff.12
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter focuses on Jane O'Reilly and how she introduced the “clicks” in her article “The Housewife's Moment of Truth,” which appeared in the preview issue of Ms. Magazine in 1972. After that, ... More


Entering the Chase for Clicks: Transatlantic Convergences

Angèle Christin

in Metrics at Work: Journalism and the Contested Meaning of Algorithms

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780691175232
eISBN:
9780691200002
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691175232.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter examines how TheNotebook and LaPlace websites entered the chase for traffic. It recounts how the two websites realized that they needed to attract more online readers to survive. It also ... More


Hunting for Pops and Clicks: Editing Audio at the Sample Level (Intermediate)

Ryan Van Bibber

in The Music Technology Cookbook: Ready-Made Recipes for the Classroom

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780197523889
eISBN:
9780197523926
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197523889.003.0043
Subject:
Music, Performing Practice/Studies

This activity hones high school students’ deep listening skills, along with their ability to edit audio in Pro Tools. It introduces the primary editing tools of the user’s DAW, including selection, ... More


Our Mission is to Organize the World’s Information

Barbara Cassin

in Google Me: One-Click Democracy

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780823278060
eISBN:
9780823280506
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823278060.003.0004
Subject:
Information Science, Information Science

The first of two chapters that analyse in philological and philosophical detail each term of the claims made by Google with its two dominant mottos: “Our mission is to organize the world’s ... More


Examination of the cardiovascular system

Stanley Tamuka Zengeya and Tiroumourougane V Serane

in The MRCPCH Clinical Exam Made Simple

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199587933
eISBN:
9780191917974
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199587933.003.0011
Subject:
Clinical Medicine and Allied Health, Professional Development in Medicine

All candidates taking the MRCPCH clinical examination will be expected to show competency in carrying out the cardiovascular examination. It is important to listen ... More


Utopian Beginnings: A Tale of Two Websites

Angèle Christin

in Metrics at Work: Journalism and the Contested Meaning of Algorithms

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780691175232
eISBN:
9780691200002
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691175232.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter focuses on the early days of online news, before profit, traffic, and metrics-based imperatives became key concerns. It pays close attention to the first years of TheNotebook in New York ... More


The Multiple Meanings of Clicks: Journalists and Their Algorithmic Publics

Angèle Christin

in Metrics at Work: Journalism and the Contested Meaning of Algorithms

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780691175232
eISBN:
9780691200002
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691175232.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter centers on the uses and interpretation of web analytics at TheNotebook and LaPlace. It talks about how the two publications used the same software programs to track the preferences of ... More


Special structures

Harry van der Hulst

in Principles of Radical CV Phonology: A Theory of Segmental and Syllabic Structure

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9781474454667
eISBN:
9781474490795
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474454667.003.0008
Subject:
Linguistics, Phonetics / Phonology

In this chapter, I propose both incomplete and overcomplete structures for segment types that call for one or the other. Incomplete structures are structures that miss one of the element classes. In ... More


Peripheral Coding in the Nervous System

W. A. H. Rushton

in Sensory Communication

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262518420
eISBN:
9780262314213
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262518420.003.0010
Subject:
Neuroscience, Research and Theory

This chapter discusses the nature of the nerve message and compares it to a telephone message that is transmitted by telegraphing it in Morse code—or through a series of clicks. As with nerve ... More


Kardashian Nation: Work in America’s Klan

Kathryn Lofton

in Consuming Religion

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780226481937
eISBN:
9780226482125
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226482125.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

This chapter uses the success of the Kardashian family to examine the present condition of women in the United States. It defines the work of that family as the repeated creation of themselves as a ... More


A Theory of Phonological Features

San Duanmu

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780199664962
eISBN:
9780191818004
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199664962.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Phonetics / Phonology, Theoretical Linguistics

This study determines a system of phonological features that is minimally sufficient to distinguish all consonants and vowels in the world’s languages. It differs from previous studies in several ... More


Indispensable drummers, drum machines, and record production

Matt Brennan

in Kick It: A Social History of the Drum Kit

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
February 2020
ISBN:
9780190683863
eISBN:
9780190087005
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190683863.003.0007
Subject:
Music, Performing Practice/Studies

This chapter explores attempts to replace drummers with new technologies, but also the gradual move of the drum kit—both acoustic and synthesized—from the margins to the center of pop record ... More


Complex sounds

San Duanmu

in A Theory of Phonological Features

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780199664962
eISBN:
9780191818004
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199664962.003.0007
Subject:
Linguistics, Phonetics / Phonology, Theoretical Linguistics

This chapter deals with the representation of complex sounds, which include affricates, consonant–glide (CG) units, consonant–liquid (CL) units, contour tones, pre- and post-nasalized consonants, ... More


Examination of the cardiovascular system

Stanley Tamuka Zengeya and Tiroumourougane V Serane

in The MRCPCH Clinical Exam Made Simple

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199587933
eISBN:
9780191917974
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199587933.003.0011
Subject:
Clinical Medicine and Allied Health, Professional Development in Medicine

All candidates taking the MRCPCH clinical examination will be expected to show competency in carrying out the cardiovascular examination. It is important to listen carefully to the examiner’s ... More


Respiratory System

Gautam Mehta and Bilal Iqbal

in Clinical Medicine for the MRCP PACES: Volume 1: Core Clinical Skills

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199542550
eISBN:
9780191917738
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199542550.003.0009
Subject:
Clinical Medicine and Allied Health, Professional Development in Medicine

Interstitial lung disease is a common case for the respiratory section of the MRCP PACES examination. Quite often they are cases of idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (cryptogenic fibrosing alveolitis) ... More


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