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Natural-Born Cyborgs: Minds, Technologies, and the Future of Human Intelligence (review)

Mark Erickson
2004 Canadian journal of sociology  
Just as you take for granted your ability to use your vocal cords to speak to someone in the room beside you, you may take for granted your ability to use your thumbs-plus-mobile to send text to a distant  ...  In the case of the Ansary letter just described, my first copy arrived early in the chain, and with the endorsement of just such a friend.  ... 
doi:10.1353/cjs.2004.0038 fatcat:w4y2rzpakbcgbivjhpsbizvmzu

X-phemism and creativity

Keith Allan
2012 Lexis: Journal in English Lexicology  
It is, however, in keeping with her tough-minded instinct for survival that she (perhaps only apocryphally) chided her troublesome male courtiers "If I had been born crested not cloven, your Lordships  ...  If you could see the pubic hair, but not the sex parts, that was called a bush shot -or just a bush.  ...  A classic example is in Monty  ... 
doi:10.4000/lexis.340 fatcat:rb6umw45efcalamhe6c2dh75ku

Visualizing Graphs and Clusters as Maps

Emden R Gansner, Yifan Hu, Stephen G Kobourov
2010 IEEE Computer Graphics and Applications  
In this paper, we describe GMap, a practical algorithmic framework for visualizing relational data with geographiclike maps.  ...  Often, high-dimensional data are visualized as a collection of points in 2-dimensional space through dimensionality reduction techniques.  ...  Items not in the active set are considered obstacles, and treated the same as random points inserted in the GMap algorithm. Applying GMap then gives us a map of one country.  ... 
doi:10.1109/mcg.2010.101 pmid:24807898 fatcat:udhieavvrvhrdgkabmkdw5iite

Opportunities to learn science: multilingual learners in a first grade mainstream classroom

Milagros Roux
2021
In a sociocultural perspective of opportunities to learn (OTL), Gee (2008) made the point of the right of each student to have OTL, which includes not only access to content, but also participation, experience  ...  students' opportunities to learn (OTL) science in first-grade mainstream elementary classrooms in central New Jersey were explored.  ...  However, she also used "furry," "fluffy," and "poofy" to discuss the cat's fur.  ... 
doi:10.7282/t3-m6br-ew44 fatcat:mh32qjjblzccdhbtg67ucr7piu

The Construction of Social Meaning: A Matched-Guise Investigation of the California Vowel Shift

Dan Villarreal
2018 Journal of English Linguistics  
This research demonstrates that the social meanings of linguistic forms do not reside only in speakers' situational use of these forms, as listeners did not associate the CVS with carefreeness, femininity  ...  ) but do not believe that they are participating in the change. iv  ...  In the abstract, this is not an ideal situation.  ... 
doi:10.1177/0075424217753520 fatcat:aggxwazdkbb7viwdpjrb354jlq

11. The Simplified Sign System Lexicon [chapter]

John D. Bonvillian, Nicole Kissane Lee, Tracy T. Dooley, Filip T. Loncke
2020 Simplified Signs  
As a result, signs were typically used by only a small proportion of those persons with whom a non-speaking child would come into contact, and those contacts would frequently occur only in the room where  ...  The act of showing the location of a cat's whiskers. The fingers represent the long whiskers on the sides of a cat's nose and mouth.  ...  This book need not end here… Share All our books -including the one you have just read -are free to access online so that students, researchers and members of the public who can't afford a printed edition  ... 
doi:10.11647/obp.0220.02 fatcat:5f75336euzebnnsgmn6bohzkjm

Seasons of my life

Sheila Mary Carroll
2006
The truth is that I have always wanted to be a writer, and that I have always written, but not for publication.  ...  My research is a creative text of lived experiences, which will highlight unique thought processes, in that they are my own.  ...  They are a part of us, just like dance steps are there and we can't remember having learned them. Black people have taught us that rhythm is a part of the life of each of us.  ... 
doi:10.14288/1.0055161 fatcat:vipzi52d5zdavkqztxlxm6uxea

The Daily Texan [article]

University Of Texas At Austin
2017
These students were able to experience American culture, student life on UT's campus and a historic presidential election.  ...  This semester, 5,399 enrolled students and 265 ESL students studied at UT from 122 different countries around the globe, with China, India, South Korea and Mexico bringing in the largest numbers.  ...  You've taught me just go for it. KT: At first, I was too intimidated by your pitches on magic clubs, furries and emo puppet bands to talk to you.  ... 
doi:10.15781/t2gt5fm6x fatcat:ofrljhdnozaxtdxe6dbtzegndq

Outdoor Learning: A Theory of Community-Based Pro-Environmental Learning Through Leisure

Kim Joanne Polistina, University, My, Josephine Burden
2018
The purpose of this thesis was to develop a theory of outdoor learning grounded in the everyday lives of community-based groups and individuals in Australian Western society.  ...  This research identified that the outdoor learning practices of those in this research were linked intricately to their outdoor leisure and related everyday activities.  ...  By sharing the invaluable knowledge they have with me for inclusion in this thesis they have opened up their worlds to others and in doing so have given a glimpse of the insightful wisdom that pervades  ... 
doi:10.25904/1912/2569 fatcat:lr34lj46jnhfhppipizsw3siqu

Who Do You Love? The Novel of my Life (Creative Writing thesis) and Building Beauty: the Role of Aesthetic Education in my Teaching and Writing Lives (commentary on the Creative Writing thesis)

Francis Gilbert
2015
The novel tells the story of how Francis is sacked as a journalist and then a little later learns that his former-lover, Ellida, has died.  ...  These traumatic events prompt Francis to remember his past life with Ellida and induce, in the present day, a crisis in his marriage to Hadley, a school teacher.  ...  "I think it's better that we're just friends. Friends are friends forever. It'll be too complicated if we're lovers." "Yes, but what are your hands doing?"  ... 
doi:10.25602/gold.00014858 fatcat:grxjnu2exbf3zdnc4ih2t4fg4i

E-textiles for Self-Expression: Participatory Making with Blind and Visually Impaired People

Emilie Giles
2021
The third, a laboratory study, investigated what associations and gestures visually impaired participants used with e-textile sensors that had different textures and functioned in different ways.  ...  It outlines the 'lessons learned' in working with blind and visually impaired people, which can inform other researchers, designers, or artists int [...]  ...  We use it every day when eating food, when greeting friends, when taking part in activities, and so on.  ... 
doi:10.21954/ou.ro.00013023 fatcat:3i5n35vq5bemdd2wl4ue5i4wv4

The body's tale subtitle : a counter history : schooling space and imperial subjectivities

Valerie-Lee Chapman
2001
A feminist and Foucaultian counterhistory, the Tale re-presents my education, in parodic and dis-associative ways, as a discursive and a colonizing practice which resulted in the (frequently willing) subjectification  ...  Where power relations existed in educational settings, then, as an active agent, "fields of possibilities" for reworking subjectivities opened up to me, and especially in heterotopic and "liminai" places  ...  Unfortunately for me and my friends, the identity called forth, and which marked us, was based on our use of bodies for unfruitful sexual activity, not mental activity.  ... 
doi:10.14288/1.0055598 fatcat:lnnqqsmye5fv7ehx5owzce37sm

By now it should sound like music

Nicole Taylor Sheets
2012
Although my primary genre for this project is the essay, many of these pieces have a story to tell.  ...  In my dissertation, By Now It Should Sound Like Music, I explore connections between inheritance and writing, and how we experience different kinds of inheritance in our bodies, families, and spiritual  ...  Some confessional lights are activated by pressure on the kneeler inside, not unlike the door lock on airplane lavatories that illuminate the red X to tell you no use unfastening your seatbelt just yet  ... 
doi:10.26053/0h-86b4-r6g0 fatcat:l7av3ylzpfhsfcxri2fljynyzm

Hollow bamboo

William Ping
2020
Midway through dinner, Will suffers a potentially fatal injury and is visited by a dream-eating spirit named Mo who whisks him into the past to learn about the life of his grandfather, the first William  ...  the novel a unique look at the integration and disintegration of Chinese culture in the life of two William Pings.  ...  It's too hard for them to learn a name they're not familiar with, so just use the one they gave you. Make it so that you're one of them." "A white person?" "A Newfoundlander."  ... 
doi:10.48336/vm7v-1g28 fatcat:4r5ipxmwpzc3did72fxwqwfeyq

A Collection of Borrowed Exaggerations [article]

Douglas Neilson, University Of Calgary, University Of Calgary, Aritha Van Herk
2015
By following characters who navigate a city they do not entirely understand, this thesis examines the roles that space and place play in the evolution of identity.  ...  us.  ...  How can you let a dog make the decisions in your life? Put her in the kennel when she has to be in the kennel. It's the only way she'll learn. How do you get joint custody of a dog?  ... 
doi:10.11575/prism/24662 fatcat:25y2djmqvnejvarvt6aknzxtnu
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