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A Cross-Industrial Assessment of Worker Treatment By Ekaterina Zheleznyak et al.
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Shima Akhter, a Bangladeshi garment worker, wakes every day to the reality that her daughter may have to follow in her footsteps, and sew clothes in a toxic environment for an unsustainable wage.... More > Shima’s rights were swiftly stolen when she was beaten by her manager for attempting to unionize and vocalize the injustice she and her co-workers faced. Workers in the industries of food, technology, fashion, construction, and journalism are toiling globally under oppressive business operations. Ranging from the issue of unsustainable compensation to discriminatory hiring practices, there are complications in the business ethics world that need to be addressed. Within this cross-industrial assessment the real treatment of workers is unveiled, and the glaring question arises: what, if anything, can be done?< Less
The Secret of Rapid Learning By Mark Sadler BA BSc
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Full title -- 'The Secret of Rapid Learning; The Psychology of Humour and The Art of Making Lessons Interesting'. Here is an improved method for learning quickly and accurately. Practical steps and... More > clear guidelines for rapid, accurate learning of anything. The book is based on original research by the author who, along with the American, Irvin Rock, was among the first to challenge the dogma that human learning is based on repetition. (See, "American Journal of Psychology", 1957.) Sadler showed, 1956, that most can quickly master one-trial learning. Sadler's research was rejected by academics at the time. He also made original discoveries concerning the psychology of humour. He published his book in 2007 after finding little improvement in the coverage of learning in modern psychology text books in the 50 years since he did experiments with student volunteers.< Less
The Secret of Rapid Learning By Mark Sadler BA BSc
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Full title -- 'The Secret of Rapid Learning; The Psychology of Humour and The Art of Making Lessons Interesting'. Here is an improved method for learning quickly and accurately. Practical steps and... More > clear guidelines for rapid, accurate learning of anything. The book is based on original research by the author who, along with the American, Irvin Rock, was among the first to challenge the dogma that human learning is based on repetition. (See, "American Journal of Psychology", 1957.) Sadler showed, 1956, that most can quickly master one-trial learning. Sadler's research was rejected by academics at the time. He also made original discoveries concerning the psychology of humour. He published his book in 2007 after finding little improvement in the coverage of learning in modern psychology text books in the 50 years since he did experiments with student volunteers.< Less
Before It's Too Late: A Digital Game Preservation White Paper By Devin Monnens et al.
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The Game Preservation Special Interest Group was founded in 2004, only five years ago. Even in that short time, however, interest in the preservation of digital games and virtual worlds has... More > intensified remarkably. Today, cultural institutions such as universities, libraries, and museums have begun to collect, display, and make available artifacts of game culture, and opportunities for the practical or critical study of game content and technology are increasing rapidly. Game studies, a field that barely existed ten years ago, now boasts of annual conferences, journals, and organizations dedicated to it. All of these developments are fine and good. In this white paper, however, we address a threat not just to academic game studies and the historical appreciation of game culture, but also to game developers and the industry itself: the potential disappearance of original game content and intellectual property through media decay, obsolescence, and loss.< Less
Before It's Too Late: A Digital Game Preservation White Paper By Henry Lowood et al.
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The Game Preservation Special Interest Group was founded in 2004, only five years ago. Even in that short time, however, interest in the preservation of digital games and virtual worlds has... More > intensified remarkably. Today, cultural institutions such as universities, libraries, and museums have begun to collect, display, and make available artifacts of game culture, and opportunities for the practical or critical study of game content and technology are increasing rapidly. Game studies, a field that barely existed ten years ago, now boasts of annual conferences, journals, and organizations dedicated to it. All of these developments are fine and good. In this white paper, however, we address a threat not just to academic game studies and the historical appreciation of game culture, but also to game developers and the industry itself: the potential disappearance of original game content and intellectual property through media decay, obsolescence, and loss.< Less
The Prosperous Translator By Chris Durban
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Some of the Web's pithiest advice on building a successful translation practice. Translation is the grandest, most foolhardy enterprise that humans can engage in. Done right, it can also be a... More > lucrative and intellectually satisfying career. Fire Ant & Worker Bee (Chris Durban and Eugene Seidel) have over five decades' combined experience in the translation business. They firmly believe that skilled translators benefit from adopting an entrepreneurial outlook, sharing insights and experiences, and investing in themselves. In their column in the Translation Journal, they have dispensed no-nonsense advice since 1998 on topics ranging from successfully navigating the freelance/agency divide to finding direct clients, raising prices, kicking implicit content into explicit shape, mastering office clutter and translating in the nude. Readers from translation company owners to students just starting out have found Fire Ant and Worker Bee's advice invaluable.< Less
The Old Red Sandstone By HUGH MILLER
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HUGH MILLER The Old Red Sandstone Hugh Miller was born in Cromarty, in the North of Scotland, October 10, 1802. From the time he was seventeen until he was thirty-four, he worked as a common... More > stone-mason, although devoting his leisure hours to independent researches in natural history, for which he formed a taste early in life. He became interested in journalism, and was editor of the Edinburgh "Witness," when, in 1840, he published the contents of the volume issued a year later as "The Old Red Sandstone." The book deals with its author's most distinctive work, namely, finding fossils that tell much of the history of the Lower Old Red Sandstone, and fixing in the geological scale the place to which the larger beds of remains found in the system belong. Besides being a practical and original geologist, Miller had a fine imaginative power, which enabled him to reconstruct the past from its ruinous relics.< Less
Romantic Ireland Volume 1 By M. F. and B. McM. Mansfield
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ONE hundred or more years ago, when Arthur Young first wrote his journal of a tour in Ireland, those who had Ireland’s welfare most at heart deplored the fact that “her greatness was... More > still practically unexplored, and the early history of her brighter days excited no interest even among her own people.” Doctor Johnson felt this himself when he wrote, “I have long wished that Irish literature were cultivated, as Ireland is known by tradition to be a seat of piety and learning, ... and surely it would be very acceptable to be further informed regarding a people at once so ancient and illustrious.” It has been said, too, — the words are taken from the mouth of a poor parish priest, — that “the Celt is melting like the snow: he lingers in little patches in the corner of the field, and hands are stretched on every side. It is human to stretch hands to fleeting things, but as well might we try to retain the snow.”< Less
Romantic Ireland: Vol 1 and 2 By M. F. and B. McM. Mansfield
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ONE hundred or more years ago, when Arthur Young first wrote his journal of a tour in Ireland, those who had Ireland’s welfare most at heart deplored the fact that “her greatness was... More > still practically unexplored, and the early history of her brighter days excited no interest even among her own people.” Doctor Johnson felt this himself when he wrote, “I have long wished that Irish literature were cultivated, as Ireland is known by tradition to be a seat of piety and learning, ... and surely it would be very acceptable to be further informed regarding a people at once so ancient and illustrious.” It has been said, too, — the words are taken from the mouth of a poor parish priest, — that “the Celt is melting like the snow: he lingers in little patches in the corner of the field, and hands are stretched on every side. It is human to stretch hands to fleeting things, but as well might we try to retain the snow.”< Less
How to Unfeel the Dead: New and Selected Fictions By Lance Olsen
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Praise for Lance Olsen’s Fiction: "In the world of contemporary fiction, Lance Olsen is a rock star." —Brooklyn Rail ... More > "Olsen is a master of an evocative, expressive prose."—Publishers Weekly Lance Olsen’s more than 20 books of and about experimental fiction include the novels Theories of Forgetting (2014), Calendar of Regrets (2010), Head in Flames (2009), Nietzsche’s Kisses (2006), and Girl Imagined by Chance (2002), as well as the anti-textbook Architectures of Possibility: After Innovative Writing (2012) and critifictional meditation [[ there. ]] (2014). His short stories, essays, and reviews have appeared in hundreds of journals and anthologies. A Guggenheim, Berlin Prize, N.E.A., and Pushcart recipient, as well as a Fulbright Scholar, Lance Olsen teaches innovative narrative theory and practice at the University of Utah.< Less

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