Almost Hollywood, Nearly New Orleans: The Lure of the Local Film Economy

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Almost Hollywood, Nearly New Orleans: The Lure of the Local Film Economy

Almost Hollywood, Nearly New Orleans: The Lure of the Local Film Economy by Vicki Mayer
English | Feb. 24, 2017 | ASIN: B07845BB42 | 163 Pages | PDF | 11 MB

Early in the twenty-first century, Louisiana, one of the poorest states in the United States, redirected millions in tax dollars from the public coffers in an effort to become the top location site globally for the production of Hollywood films and television series.

Navigating the Manufacturing Process and Ensuring the Quality of Regenerative Medicine Therapies: Proceedings of a Workshop

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Navigating the Manufacturing Process and Ensuring the Quality of Regenerative Medicine Therapies: Proceedings of a Workshop

Navigating the Manufacturing Process and Ensuring the Quality of Regenerative Medicine Therapies: Proceedings of a Workshop by Engineering, and Medicine National Academies of Sciences
English | Jan. 10, 2018 | ASIN: B078XL8ZR1 | 124 Pages | PDF | 1 MB

On June 26, 2017, the Forum on Regenerative Medicine hosted a public workshop in Washington, DC, titled Navigating the Manufacturing Process and Ensuring the Quality of Regenerative Medicine Therapies in order to examine and discuss the challenges, opportunities, and best practices associated with defining and measuring the quality of cell and tissue products and raw materials in the research and manufacturing of regenerative medicine therapies.

Federal Statistics, Multiple Data Sources, and Privacy Protection: Next Steps

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Federal Statistics, Multiple Data Sources, and Privacy Protection: Next Steps

Federal Statistics, Multiple Data Sources, and Privacy Protection: Next Steps by Engineering, and Medicine National Academies of Sciences
English | Jan. 10, 2018 | ASIN: B078XKSDMR | 194 Pages | PDF | 1 MB

The environment for obtaining information and providing statistical data for policy makers and the public has changed significantly in the past decade, raising questions about the fundamental survey paradigm that underlies federal statistics. New data sources provide opportunities to develop a new paradigm that can improve timeliness, geographic or subpopulation detail, and statistical efficiency. It also has the potential to reduce the costs of producing federal statistics.

Language Technologies for the Challenges of the Digital Age: 27th International Conference, GSCL 2017, Berlin, Germany, Septemb

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Language Technologies for the Challenges of the Digital Age: 27th International Conference, GSCL 2017, Berlin, Germany, Septemb

Language Technologies for the Challenges of the Digital Age: 27th International Conference, GSCL 2017, Berlin, Germany, September 13-14, 2017, Proceedings (Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence) by Georg Rehm
English | Jan. 5, 2018 | ASIN: B078V479X6 | 315 Pages | PDF | 12 MB

This open access volume constitutes the refereed proceedings of the 27th biennial conference of the German Society for Computational Linguistics and Language Technology, GSCL 2017, held in Berlin, Germany, in September 2017, which focused on language technologies for the digital age.

Ramblings of a Mad Scientist: 100 Ideas for a Stranger Tomorrow

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Ramblings of a Mad Scientist: 100 Ideas for a Stranger Tomorrow

Ramblings of a Mad Scientist: 100 Ideas for a Stranger Tomorrow by Zimmer Barnes
English | July 20, 2016 | ASIN: B01IU7FTBE | 102 Pages | ePub | 2 MB

Inventor notebooks, once considered hidden treasure troves of creativity, have fallen out of fashion. Zimmer Barnes’ “Ramblings of a Mad Scientist” marks their roaring comeback. This collection invigorates and inspires with one hundred original concepts, ideas, and inventions spanning many topics, including transportation, mobile devices, wearable electronics, games, emerging technologies, and more.

Nordic digital identification (eID): Survey and recommendations for cross border cooperation

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Nordic digital identification (eID): Survey and recommendations for cross border cooperation

Nordic digital identification (eID): Survey and recommendations for cross border cooperation (TemaNord Book 2016508) by Kjell Hansteen
English | Apr. 28, 2016 | ASIN: B01EYIGXAY | 83 Pages | PDF | 1 MB

This publication presents the survey results and policy recommendations of a Nordic study of national eID-systems. The countries that have been studied are Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden.

Development of the Nordic Bioeconomy: NCM reporting: Test centers for green energy solutions - Biorefineries and business needs

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Development of the Nordic Bioeconomy: NCM reporting: Test centers for green energy solutions - Biorefineries and business needs

Development of the Nordic Bioeconomy: NCM reporting: Test centers for green energy solutions - Biorefineries and business needs (TemaNord Book 2015582) by Lene Lange
English | Mar. 25, 2016 | ASIN: B01DH799U4 | 219 Pages | PDF | 2 MB

In 2014 NCM initiated a new project: “Test centers for green energy solutions – Biorefineries and Business needs” to strengthen Nordic bioeconomy by identifying potentials, obstacles, needs and opportunities.

Capacity adequacy in the Nordic electricity market

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Capacity adequacy in the Nordic electricity market

Capacity adequacy in the Nordic electricity market (TemaNord Book 2015560) by Nordic Council of Ministers
English | Jan. 21, 2016 | ASIN: B01AY5R4MM | 146 Pages | PDF | 2 MB

An increasing share of intermittent renewable generation and reduced profitability of conventional power generation has led to a growing concern for capacity adequacy in the Nordic electricity market (Nord Pool market area).

II-5 + II-6 Ordinis Secundi Tomus Quintus & Tomus Sextus (Opera Omnia Desiderii Erasmi A" Erasmus, "Opera Omnia")

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II-5 + II-6 Ordinis Secundi Tomus Quintus & Tomus Sextus (Opera Omnia Desiderii Erasmi A" Erasmus, "Opera Omnia")

II-5 + II-6 Ordinis Secundi Tomus Quintus & Tomus Sextus (Opera Omnia Desiderii Erasmi A" Erasmus, "Opera Omnia") by Edd F. Heinemann
English | Jan. 1, 1981 | ISBN: 9004181687 | 312 Pages | PDF | 12 MB

The fifth and sixth volume of the Adagia (Proverbs) of the Amsterdam edition of the Latin texts of Erasmus give an introduction in German and a critical edition of the Latin text of the third thousand Adages.

Dionysos in Archaic Greece: An Understanding Through Images (Religions in the Graeco-Roman World)

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Dionysos in Archaic Greece: An Understanding Through Images (Religions in the Graeco-Roman World)

Dionysos in Archaic Greece: An Understanding Through Images (Religions in the Graeco-Roman World) by Cornelia Isler-kerenyi
English | Dec. 31, 2006 | ISBN: 9004144455 | 383 Pages | PDF | 116 MB

An interpretation of the god Dionysos as seen by Greek vase painters before the golden age of classical culture, which will help understand his wide popularity beyond wine consumption, which lasted until the end of antiquity.

Grenzobjekte und Medienforschung: (hg. von Sebastian Gießmann und Nadine Taha) (Locating Media/Situierte Medien)

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Grenzobjekte und Medienforschung: (hg. von Sebastian Gießmann und Nadine Taha) (Locating Media/Situierte Medien)

Grenzobjekte und Medienforschung: (hg. von Sebastian Gießmann und Nadine Taha) (Locating Media/Situierte Medien) von Susan Leigh Star (verst.)
Deutsch | 8. Oktober 2017 | ISBN: 3837631265 | 537 Seiten | PDF | 8 MB

Susan Leigh Stars (1954-2010) Werk bewegt sich zwischen Infrastrukturforschung, Sozialtheorie, Wissenschaftsgeschichte, Ökologie und Feminismus. Die wegweisenden historischen und ethnografischen Texte der US-amerikanischen Technik- und Wissenschaftssoziologin liegen mit diesem Band erstmals gesammelt auf Deutsch vor.

Dharmalan Dana: An Australian Aboriginal man’s 73-year search for the story of his Aboriginal and Indian ancestors (Aboriginal

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Dharmalan Dana: An Australian Aboriginal man’s 73-year search for the story of his Aboriginal and Indian ancestors (Aboriginal

Dharmalan Dana: An Australian Aboriginal man’s 73-year search for the story of his Aboriginal and Indian ancestors (Aboriginal History) (Volume 28) by George Nelson
English | Apr. 9, 2014 | ISBN: 1925021491 | 380 Pages | PDF | 12 MB

A Yorta Yorta man’s seventy-three-year search for the story of his Aboriginal and Indian ancestors including his Indian Grampa who, as a real mystery man, came to Yorta Yorta country in Australia, from Mauritius, in 1881 and went on to leave an incredible legacy for Aboriginal Australia.

Life on the Margins: An Archaeological Investigation of Late Holocene Economic Variability, Blue Mud Bay, Northern Australia (T

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Life on the Margins: An Archaeological Investigation of Late Holocene Economic Variability, Blue Mud Bay, Northern Australia (T

Life on the Margins: An Archaeological Investigation of Late Holocene Economic Variability, Blue Mud Bay, Northern Australia (Terra Australis) (Volume 38) by Patrick Faulkner
English | Dec. 20, 2013 | ISBN: 1925021092 | 236 Pages | PDF | 7 MB

The research presented here is primarily concerned with human-environment interactions on the tropical coast of northern Australia during the late Holocene. Based on the suggestion that significant change can occur within short time-frames as a direct result of interactive processes, the archaeological evidence from the Point Blane Peninsula, Blue Mud Bay, is used to address the issue of how much change and variability occurred in hunter-gatherer economic and social structures during the late Holocene in coastal northeastern Arnhem Land.

Ten Journeys to Cameron's Farm: An Australian Tragedy

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Ten Journeys to Cameron's Farm: An Australian Tragedy

Ten Journeys to Cameron's Farm: An Australian Tragedy by Cameron Hazlehurst
English | Nov. 8, 2013 | ISBN: 1925021009 | 682 Pages | PDF | 12 MB

‘In the whole history of government in Australia, this was the most devastating tragedy.’ Three decades after what he called ‘a dreadful air crash, almost within sight of my windows’ Robert Menzies wrote ‘I shall never forget that terrible hour; I felt that for me the end of the world had come…’ Ten Journeys to Cameron’s Farm tells the lives of the ten men who perished in Duncan Cameron’s Canberra property on 13 August 1940: three Cabinet ministers, the Chief of the General Staff, two senior staff members, and the RAAF crew of four.

Fire Mountains of the Islands: A History of Volcanic Eruptions and Disaster Management in Papua New Guinea and the Solomon Isla

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Fire Mountains of the Islands: A History of Volcanic Eruptions and Disaster Management in Papua New Guinea and the Solomon Isla

Fire Mountains of the Islands: A History of Volcanic Eruptions and Disaster Management in Papua New Guinea and the Solomon Islands by R. Wally Johnson
English | Dec. 18, 2013 | ISBN: 1922144223 | 416 Pages | PDF | 15 MB

Volcanic eruptions have killed thousands of people and damaged homes, villages, infrastructure, subsistence gardens, and hunting and fishing grounds in Papua New Guinea and the Solomon Islands.