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Ideas and Violence The question of a link between idea and action came directly to the fore in the aftermath of the shooting at a town hall meeting in Tucson, Arizona, which left six dead and nearly twenty injured. Immediately, many on the " left " assumed a connection between the action of the gunman, Jared Lee Laughner, and the current confrontational(More)
Acknowledgements I have many people to thank. I am particularly grateful to my supervisor Fer-nando Quevedo for the physics he has taught me, for his continual encouragement and for his generosity of time and spirit in nurturing me in the world of science. On the subjects contained in this thesis I have learned many things from my collaborators Vijay(More)
To assess the effectiveness of psychological interventions in keyworking sessions Target audience Drugs workers and clients of treatment services Circulation list See above Description This document describes the implementation of psychosocial interventions in drug treatment services Gateway/ROCR approval The NTA is a self-regulating agency in relation to(More)
Acknowledgments The authors would like to thank the Rockefeller Foundation for making this report possible. We also thank the William Penn Foundation, whose previous and ongoing support of NRDC has also contributed to the ideas presented in this report. We also acknowledge Shandor Szalay, Lia Mastropolo, and Rod Ritchie of AKRF, who provided technical(More)
The views expressed in this paper reflect the author's views and not those of any institution with which the author is affiliated. The author acknowledges faculty and staff members who worked on the MLTI evaluation. Executive Summary The Maine Learning Technology Initiative (MLTI) is a statewide program that provides wireless laptop computers to all(More)
AGNULA (acronym for " A GNU/Linux Audio distribution " , pronounced with a strong g) is the name of a project which has been funded until April 2004 by the European Commission (number of contract: IST-2001-34879; key action IV.3.3, Free Software: towards the critical mass). After the end of the funded period, AGNULA is continuing as an international, mixed(More)
Description: ...a much–needed handbook with contributions from well–chosen practitioners. A primary accomplishment is to provide guidance for those involved in modeling and simulation in support of Systems of Systems development, more particularly guidance that draws on well–conceived academic research to define concepts and terms, that identifies primary(More)
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In July 2014, the Philadelphia Water Department (PWD) launched an innovative competitive grant program to encourage the development of green infrastructure on private property. Green infrastructure practices—which include trees, rain gardens, green roofs, and porous pavement—restore the landscape's ability to retain stormwater on or near where it falls,(More)
Current literature shows that radiologist experience does not affect detection tasks when the object does not require medical training to detect. However, the research was never sufficiently detailed to examine if the contrast detection threshold is also the same for radiologists versus nonradiologists. Previously, contrast threshold research was performed(More)