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PREDICTIONS - 10 YEARS LATER By Theodore Modis
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This book is about seeing the world dynamically, as if everything in it behaved like a living organism, growing, competing, maturing, becoming weak by old age, and dying. Birth implies death, and... More > whatever you may be preoccupied with -- business, success, misfortune, emotional relation-ships, personal development, or artistic achievement -- is characterized by a life cycle displaying well-defined phases of beginning, growth, decline, and end. The growth potential and the duration of the process may vary from case to case. Some phenomena last for a lifetime whereas others come and go like fads. But independently of the timeframe things come into and out of existence according to the same pattern, which is revelatory and sometimes even reassuring. The book is also about being able to see more clearly further into the future and make predictions, as well as to obtain a better understanding of the past.< Less
PREDICTIONS - 10 YEARS LATER By Theodore Modis
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This book is about seeing the world dynamically, as if everything in it behaved like a living organism, growing, competing, maturing, becoming weak by old age, and dying. Birth implies death, and... More > whatever you may be preoccupied with -- business, success, misfortune, emotional relation-ships, personal development, or artistic achievement -- is characterized by a life cycle displaying well-defined phases of beginning, growth, decline, and end. The growth potential and the duration of the process may vary from case to case. Some phenomena last for a lifetime whereas others come and go like fads. But independently of the timeframe things come into and out of existence according to the same pattern, which is revelatory and sometimes even reassuring. The book is also about being able to see more clearly further into the future and make predictions, as well as to obtain a better understanding of the past.< Less
Theory of Populations By Alexandr N Tetearing
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The book is devoted to the theory of development of the biological systems. The fundamental equation of life of a biological population, based on the general physical principles, allows us to get... More > all the basic equations of population dynamics, describing the development of the populations under various environmental conditions. The equations describe the population transition that occurred in our human population in the late 20-th century. This transition may indicate the fact that the human population consists of two super-races – the old ”slow” race, and new fast-growing human race that appeared on Earth relatively recently. The separate chapter presents the base classification of predator-prey systems. The classification consists of ninety-six different equation systems. The book is addressed to a broad auditorium of biologists, ecologists, and demographers, as well as readers, interested in the development of the biological populations. Translated from Russian.< Less
CONQUERING UNCERTAINTY By Theodore Modis
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"Most business people simply don't know what they are doing when they respond to change." As a strategic analyst, futurist, and international business consultant, Theodore Modis has devoted... More > his career to exploring predictability, looking at how companies grow and change, and developing tools that will enable senior executives to both devise and assess business strategies. In his research for effective decision-making techniques in an environment of rapid turmoil, Modis has discovered that businesses go through cycles-seasons-and like any living entity, businesses grow and change in certain predictable ways. In Conquering Uncertainty, Modis presents business people with a way to analyze their business cycles, allowing them to increase their odds on making the right decisions at the appropriate time-in any business situation, in every business season. Is your company appropriately dressed for the season it is traversing?< Less
CONQUERING UNCERTAINTY By Theodore Modis
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"Most business people simply don't know what they are doing when they respond to change." As a strategic analyst, futurist, and international business consultant, Theodore Modis has devoted... More > his career to exploring predictability, looking at how companies grow and change, and developing tools that will enable senior executives to both devise and assess business strategies. In his research for effective decision-making techniques in an environment of rapid turmoil, Modis has discovered that businesses go through cycles-seasons-and like any living entity, businesses grow and change in certain predictable ways. In Conquering Uncertainty, Modis presents business people with a way to analyze their business cycles, allowing them to increase their odds on making the right decisions at the appropriate time-in any business situation, in every business season.< Less
The Future Image Report - Dec 2009/Jan 2010 By 6Sight
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Inside this issue: • Page 2 - Stereoscopic Seeing: Lenny Lipton provides an overview of 3D technology. • Page 6 - Hollywood and Your TV: Rick Dean details entertainment developments. •... More > Page 8 - Real-time in-camera 3D: Jim Calverly showcases Fujilfilm’s futuristic first consumer 3D device. • Page 13 - Thinking & Visualizing in 3D: Bonny Lotka • Page 14 - Lenticular Printing: Panel Discussion • Page 19 - Mainstream 3D: Panel Discussion • Page 24 - Imaging News • Page 31 - Inside Out: Bob McKay’s insider’s view.< Less
Time distribution, popularity, diversity and productivity of the iconography of Venus in the Low Countries, France and Italy By K. Bender
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The paper analyses quantitatively three large data sets of artworks (7473 in total) and their artists (2374 in total) of the Low Countries, of France and of Italy from the 16th century to the present... More > time. The time series analysis shows a clear shift of the peak production from the 16th century in Italy to the 17th century in the Low Countries and the 18th century in France. Topics ‘Venus and Cupid’ and ‘Venus and Adonis’ are among the most popular ones in Italy and France during different periods, but ‘Venus and Adonis’ is definitely the most popular topic in the Low Countries from 1600 to 1799. A ranking of the ten most productive artists in each region reveals that the artists of the Low Countries were more productive than their colleagues in France, and those in France more than the artists in Italy. The productivity of artists follows exactly the formula of Lotka, known as the law of scientific productivity: 60% of all artists in the samples create only one Venus-artwork.< Less
Time distribution, popularity, diversity and productivity of the iconography of Venus in the Low Countries, France and Italy By K. Bender
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The paper analyses quantitatively three large data sets of artworks (7473 in total) and their artists (2374 in total) of the Low Countries, of France and of Italy from the 16th century to the present... More > time. The time series analysis shows a clear shift of the peak production from the 16th century in Italy to the 17th century in the Low Countries and the 18th century in France. Topics ‘Venus and Cupid’ and ‘Venus and Adonis’ are among the most popular ones in Italy and France during different periods, but ‘Venus and Adonis’ is definitely the most popular topic in the Low Countries from 1600 to 1799. A ranking of the ten most productive artists in each region reveals that the artists of the Low Countries were more productive than their colleagues in France, and those in France more than the artists in Italy. The productivity of artists follows exactly the formula of Lotka, known as the law of scientific productivity: 60% of all artists in the samples create only one Venus-artwork.< Less