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epub |eng | | Author:Walter Benjamin

Germaine Krull, Untitled, Paris, 1920s, from Benjamin’s personal collection. Hippolyte Bayard (1801–1887), self-portrait. Walter Benjamin as a child, wearing a Tyrolean suit, c. 1900. Germaine Krull, Untitled, Paris, 1920s, from ...
( Category: Renaissance January 20,2020 )
epub |eng | 2020-02-10 | Author:Harvard Business Review [Harvard Business Review]

( Category: Decision Making January 20,2020 )
epub |eng | 2018-06-23 | Author:Margaret A. Boden

Backprop and brains—and deep learning PDP enthusiasts argue that their networks are more biologically realistic than symbolic AI. It’s true that PDP is inspired by brains, and that some neuroscientists ...
( Category: Intelligence & Semantics January 19,2020 )
epub |eng | 2017-03-30 | Author:Ed Finn

Cow Clicker was deliberately designed to be absurd, a meaningless game that would reveal the hypocrisy and manipulation of gamification. But it became popular, first as an ironic protest from ...
( Category: Programming & App Development January 19,2020 )
epub |eng | 2019-01-15 | Author:R. Stephen Berry [Berry, R. Stephen]

Figure 14. James Prescott Joule. (Courtesy of Wikimedia) William Thomson, who became Lord Kelvin of Largs in 1892 (Fig. 15), and his older brother James played very important roles in ...
( Category: Thermodynamics January 19,2020 )
epub |eng | 2017-01-15 | Author:Dieter Helm [Helm, Dieter]

China’s economic model An export-led growth strategy requires others to have a corresponding demand for imports. The Chinese transformation just happened to coincide with the great late-twentieth-century boom in the ...
( Category: Russian & Former Soviet Union January 19,2020 )
epub |eng | 2019-06-28 | Author:Katrina Forrester

7 New Right and Left BY THE END of the 1970s, the New Right had arrived.1 Under the Reagan administration, state-sponsored financial deregulation and the turn to global capital markets ...
( Category: Conservatism & Liberalism January 19,2020 )
epub |eng | 2019-01-15 | Author:Zallen, Jeremy;

Filling and dipping a frame. Children filled these frames layer by layer at incredible speeds, slotting splint after splint into grooves cut in the wooden strips strung and stacked across ...
( Category: History of Technology January 19,2020 )
epub |eng | 2018-06-15 | Author:Mark Dodgson & David Gann

Government The debate about the role of the government in supporting innovation commonly reflects political ideology. State intervention in innovation is considered essential in many nations, including most Asian countries ...
( Category: Systems & Planning January 19,2020 )
epub |eng | 2017-01-15 | Author:Donna Freitas

IAN: TAKING PLEASURE FROM OTHERS’ PAIN When Ian struts—and I mean struts—into the room, I realize that our conversation is probably going to be a little different than the ones ...
( Category: Social Psychology & Interactions January 19,2020 )
epub |eng | 2017-01-15 | Author:Jean Tirole [Tirole, Jean]

ELEVEN What Use Is Finance? Few subjects in economics arouse as much emotion as finance. Since the 2008 crisis, the ranks of its detractors have swelled considerably and its defenders ...
( Category: Theory January 19,2020 )
epub |eng | 2017-08-11 | Author:Martin Erwig [Erwig, Martin]

That Doesn’t Sound Right The language for music notation can be defined by a fairly simple grammar. But even for such a simple language it is not clear which grammar ...
( Category: Algorithms January 19,2020 )
epub |eng | 2018-05-24 | Author:Brendan Tierney & John D. Kelleher

Decision Trees Linear regression and neural networks work best with numeric inputs. If the input attributes in a data set are primarily nominal or ordinal, however, then other ML algorithms ...
( Category: Data Processing January 19,2020 )
epub |eng | 2018-09-21 | Author:Rachel Plotnick

This suggestion well preceded a formal human factors movement, but it recommended practices common to that field by suggesting that homeowners could simulate the push-button gesture repeatedly to devise the ...
( Category: Communication & Media Studies January 19,2020 )
epub |eng | 1972-01-15 | Author:John Drury Clark

2. The classification of hydrogen, as a fair contributor of energy even though it, naturally, has a zero heat of formation, is explained by the fact that the molecule is ...
( Category: Aeronautics & Astronautics January 19,2020 )